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Bovey Castle

Bovey Castle

North Bovey, Newton Abbot
5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (43 reviews)
The hotel is beautiful.We loved our stay, the golf course was excellent and challenging, but for a high standard hotel, breakfast was self service, which I definitely wasn't expecting, but also the toast was stone cold as was my coffee. There was a hairball in our bathroom and the window was that dirty on the inside,we ...
  19 Sep 2017

£133

£133
Bickleigh Castle Hotel - Castle

Bickleigh Castle Hotel - Castle

Barn Cottage, Tiverton
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (15 reviews)
One night stayExcellent hotel, plenty of character and charm. Old but not tired, hotel has been updated. Staff were great, breakfast was also top quality. Would stay there again.
  21 Sep 2017

£100

£100
Jurys Inn Plymouth

Jurys Inn Plymouth

50 Exeter Street, Plymouth
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (222 reviews)
Excellent hotel. Very central.Stayed at Jurys Inn before, so knew the standard would be high
  21 Sep 2017

£56

£56
Three Crowns

Three Crowns

High Street, Newton Abbot
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (27 reviews)
CharmingA traditional Coachhouse with a modern twist. Welcoming staff, cosy bar, glass atrium restaurant. Quality rooms and fittings. A great find.
  17 Sep 2017

£62

£62
The Horn of Plenty

The Horn of Plenty

Gulworthy, Tavistock
4.0 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (7 reviews)
Excellent country hotel, stunning locationExcellent food, stunning location, wonderful room. Wonderful base to explore Dartmoor and Devon / Cornwall
  9 Jul 2017

£117

£117
Ilsington Country House Hotel

Ilsington Country House Hotel

Ilsington Village, Newton Abbot
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (25 reviews)
Delightful Dartmoor HotelOnly stayed one night but already planning to return some time. Room was comfortable, slept well and the attention to detail was excellent
  21 Jul 2017

£112

£112
Anchorage Hotel

Anchorage Hotel

Aveland Road, Torquay
2.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (12 reviews)
pleasant hotelHotel was as expected, good friendly staff and pleasant room.
  18 Jan 2017

£68

£68
Aveland House

Aveland House

Aveland Road, Torquay
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (3 reviews)
Nice hotel to get away and relaxNice clean hotel, pleasant staff very helpful and made us so welcome, great brekkie made the way you want.
  28 Jul 2015

£73

£73
Barbican Reach Guest House

Barbican Reach Guest House

225 Citadel Road East, Plymouth
3.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (74 reviews)
Excellent choiceWe were very happy with this B and B., especially the breakfast! The hosts were amazing and went above and beyond our expectations. The location is perfect for exploring the Barbican area, shopping, and other historic areas are within walking distance. Numerous pubs and restaurants to choose ...
  20 Sep 2017

£50

£50
Cockington Cottages

Cockington Cottages

Cockington Village, Torquay
5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (4 reviews)
A lovely place to stayWe stayed for 5 nights at Lanscombe House and from the moment we arrived, we were made to feel very welcome - we were given a guided tour and enjoyed a complimentary cream tea. Our room (number 2) overlooked the garden and was very comfortable, well furnished and equipped with everything we needed. ...
  10 Sep 2016
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Pocket Guide: Historic Hotels Hotels in Devon

Devon is packed with amazing attractions and a rich history. As well as its verdant landscapes of rolling hills criss-crossed by narrow lanes and roads, the jagged coastline is great fun with its hidden beaches, gems and coves. Cities like Exeter and Plymouth make great places to stay in a hotel or guesthouse, with B&B accommodation liberally sprinkled across the whole county. Stay at an historic hotel and you'll see history up close and personal during your visit to Devon.

Remembrance of Past Times at Devon Historic Hotels

For leisure and business visitors to Devon alike, staying at a historic hotel will allow them easy access to the many museums, galleries and restaurants in the vicinity. Whether it's an old farmhouse converted into a guesthouse or B&B, or a grand city mansion that has become a boutique hotel, historic hotels in Devon add a touch of class to any holiday here. Many of the hotels in places like Dartmouth and Torquay, and out towards Dartmoor in the interior of Devon, date to the 16th or 17th centuries, and there's a real sense of the living past in them. There's no better way of savouring real history than to sleep in a building that was built during the Civil War or was contemporary with Richard Doddridge Blackmore, the author of the Exmoor tale Lorna Doone.

Historic Hotels in Devon for a Touch Of Class

Many of Devon's historic hotels are actually listed buildings, and the levels of service you can expect in them are usually considerably higher than in the more modern chain hotels. Old-fashioned facilities and services are things to be cherished, and the owners and managers of these often grand establishments ensure that they provide a tailored and refined service to their discriminating guests, and observe all the traditional courtesies. There's no better way of holidaying in Exeter, Plymouth or any other part of this wonderful county than to book yourself into one of Devon's historic hotels and be able to touch a bit of its living history. Devon has so many great attractions, and you'll find that you can find a good historic hotel within easy reach of most of them.