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Minehead hotels and places to stay

The Gables
4 out of 5
Doverhay, Porlock, Minehead, England
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5.12 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (53 reviews)

"Very comfortable, superb breakfast, friendly host and hostess. I would stay there again without any doubt."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2019

The Gables
Dunkery Beacon Country House
4 out of 5
Wootton Courtenay, 5 miles from Dunster, Minehead, England
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2.75 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)
Perfect weekend away with the Wife.

"Warm welcome. Lovely couple providing impeccable hospitality through our stay...a perfect weekend away with the wife and some much needed R and R away from our busy lives back home. They were more than happy to tell us about the area, including places to eat and walks etc. Food was amazing...all ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2019

Dunkery Beacon Country House
Glendower House - B&B
4 out of 5
30-32 Tregonwell Road, Minehead, England
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0.23 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (119 reviews)

"Steve the owner was very friendly. The breakfasts were very good. The (single) room staying in was quite small. The dining room was surprisingly spacious."…"

Reviewed on 9 Oct 2019

Glendower House - B&B
The Old Ship Aground
3.5 out of 5
Quay Street, Minehead, England
The price is £92 per night
0.5 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (135 reviews)
Household matters

"It's a minor issue but the stair Carpet and Fire Door leading to the first floor needs a good shampoo."…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2019

The Old Ship Aground
The Castle Inn
3 out of 5
High Street, Porlock, Minehead, England
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The price is £75 per night
5.25 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (203 reviews)

"Nice room pubs lovely and tearooms and fresh cake always goood nice place to visit"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

The Castle Inn
Beachside Suites
4 out of 5
The Promenade, The Esplanade, Minehead, England
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0.23 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (41 reviews)

"Room was beautiful everything is kept to a high standards and breakfast selection was lovely 😊"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

Beachside Suites
Simonsbath House Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Simonsbath, Exmoor, Minehead, England
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12.93 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)

"The personal attention shown by everyone - nothing too much trouble. That feeling of having 'come home ' and being able to leave all the cares and worries to someone else while you relax in a safe place."…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2019

Simonsbath House Hotel
Northfield Hotel
3 out of 5
Northfield Road, Minehead, England
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0.24 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (136 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel and gardens in a good location. Meals were excellent and the rooms were a great size."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2019

Northfield Hotel
The Blue Anchor
3 out of 5
Blue Anchor Bay, Minehead, England
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4.26 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (19 reviews)
Nice pub accommodation

"Lovely pub gorgeous views, food was amazing even though we did have to wait for a table but the young lady Alice who seemed to be doing mostly everything derserves a big thank you what an asset she is the barstaff, were fantastic on the night and couldn’t do enough for us, young man called Tarick ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Oct 2017

The Blue Anchor
The Lorna Doone Hotel
3 out of 5
High Street, Porlock, Minehead, England
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5.18 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (182 reviews)
Beautiful hide away in idyllic setting

"This was a nights stay before a conference. To have peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings and two lovely meals was the perfect break from hectic work life. Ran by a lovely couple, we were looked after amazingly"…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

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Visiting Minehead

Visitors to Minehead are sure to enjoy the gardens, port and cafes. The cosy and welcoming setting also entices those visiting the city. Top sights in the city include Exmoor National Park and Dunster Castle.

  • There are 115 hotels and other accommodation options in Minehead
  • The closest major airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), 19.7 mi (31.7 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), 30.9 mi (49.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Minehead

Cultural venues in the city include Dovery Manor Museum, Allerford Museum and Dunster Dolls Museum. The city is notable for landmarks like Dunster Castle, Holnicote Estate and Parish Church of St. Mary Magdalene. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and these places to visit: Exmoor National Park, Dunkery Beacon and Minehead Beach.

Outside the city, top places to visit include Bakelite Museum, 11.9 mi/19.1 km from the city centre, and Barry Island Beach, which is 21 mi (33.7 km) away.

Dressing for Minehead

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 11°C and the night-time average to be 2°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 19°C during the day and 4°C at night
  • July to September averages 20°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 16°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Minehead is 960.70 millimetres
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 19°C, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Minehead?
The Porlock Weir Hotel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Dunster Castle Hotel and Northfield Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Minehead, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in Minehead.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Minehead?
Based on reviews, The Old Ship Aground is a popular 3.5-star inn for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free English breakfast and free WiFi. Another top choice for your stay on the cheap is The Lorna Doone Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Minehead?
Northfield Hotel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices for your child-friendly holiday include Beachside Suites and Rose Bank Guest House. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre.
What's the best accommodation for a couple visiting Minehead?
Luttrell Arms Hotel is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features jetted baths and 2 bars. Another good option for a stay with your sweetheart is The Old Ship Aground.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Minehead?
Rose Bank Guest House is a top dog-friendly B&B, and offers laundry facilities along with free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include The Culbone and Northfield Hotel.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Minehead?
The Porlock Weir Hotel is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Waverley Bed & Breakfast and Marston Lodge Hotel. Head to Minehead Beach or Dunster Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Minehead?
Exmoor White Horse Inn is a favourite 3-star inn with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar.
What is the best spa hotel in Minehead?
Northfield Hotel is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant, an indoor pool and a bar. Spend the afternoon relaxing in the hot tub and steam room. Another popular spa hotel in Minehead is Sea View B&B.
What's it like to stay in Minehead?
Visitors to Minehead will definitely enjoy the gardens, port and cafes. This city also attracts tourists with its quaint and welcoming setting. Top sights around the area include Exmoor National Park, Barry Island Beach and Barry Island Pleasure Park. In Minehead, there are 265 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What is there to see in Minehead?
Cultural venues include Dunster Dolls Museum, Allerford Museum and Dovery Manor Museum. Landmarks like Dunster Castle, Holnicote Estate and Dunster Working Watermill might be worth a visit. The natural setting is picturesque, in particular the gardens, with places to see including Exmoor National Park and Minehead Beach.
What's the seasonal weather like in Minehead?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Minehead is 961 mm.

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