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Reviews - The Lorna Doone Hotel

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High Street, , , Porlock, TA24 8PS
Take a tour of the picturesque village of Porlock, travel through the narrow streets with its interesting shops and boutiques. Porlocks origins can be traced back to the 12th century and has some lovely old thatched buildings, an ancient parish church. Have a ride up the famous Porlock hill into the surrounding countryside and see the breath-taking views of Exmoor, Porlock and Porlock Weir. All our bedrooms are en-suite, individually furnished and each named after a character from the Lorna Doone story. Enjoy superb local fare in our restaurant. Relax with coffee in our cosy residents lounge or perhaps a drink at the bar. All our facilities will go towards assuring you of a warm welcome and a pleasant stay. Toni and her team look forward to welcoming you to the Hotel. We can assure you of a warm welcome and a pleasant stay. So if your looking for the perfect Romantic Getaway, a family retreat, or you are interested in retracing the steps of Lorna Doone - a story based on real people and real places, then the proprietors of the Hotel Toni and Dick look forward to welcoming you to the Hotel.
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Guest Reviews Based on 26 reviews
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76% recommended this accommodation to a friend 76% would stay again
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Pleasant room
The room was comfortable but a bit jaded. The toilet got blocked and I had to unblock it, yuck. Also found a spent crisp packet behind the bedside cabinet.
Out room/bathroom lights went out one evening and although I told the guy serving in the restaurant ( he was the only member of staff we were aware of) nothing was done until we mentioned it to the one of the ladies running the show in the morning.
Food was great though.

ManagementResponse

Hello Mr and Mrs Stevens, Many thanks for your review, how very nice of you to take the time. So sorry about the crisp packet behind the cabinet, had you fallen on the floor? The blocked toilet was not for you to deal with, When I cleaned the room the morning before you arrived, it was working perfectly, I could have helped you. The waiter did not remember anyone mentioning the lights going out, the owner is the chef, so if she had been made aware of the situation, by the waiter, she would have sorted it out for you. Never mind, when we met in the morning, and you so politly said to me 'Huh! see you did'nt do anything about the lights last night then!' News to me, but I went upstairs and put the fuse switch back into position, and all was well I am pleased to say.

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leonard stevens

From Morden, UK
Who stayed in November 2013

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good value
great service friendly helpful staff clean spacious good food

ManagementResponse

Dear S Hunt, Thank you for your review on your stay with us. It is very good of you to take the time to write one. Regards, Mo

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s hunt

From Lechlade, UK
Who stayed in November 2013

Couple

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Cosy hotel
Lovely staff, very good breakfast, hotel needs a bit of tlc as a bit tired but was clean, felt warm and cosy, small double room is very small but we had a beautiful view of the bay. would return but would want a bigger room.

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Brian W

From UK
Who stayed in October 2013

Couple

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Location location location
Cute village, beautiful nature, and a hundreds year old historic building set the scene. As with any British accommodation, it is very pricy. The LateRooms 'special' offer made it affordable-ish. Breakfast was mediocre. Very friendly and helpful staff do make for a relaxed stay.

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Jeroen B

From Oxford, UK
Who stayed in September 2013

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good stay
Very friendly and welcome ,hotel lovely location, limited parking

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Alison P

From Swindon, UK
Who stayed in September 2013

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hotel room
The hotel is generally a bit tired and needs some revamping. Our twin bedded room was clean and spacious and was at front of hotel. The bathroom was very tired and needed complete refurbishment ie chips in bath and some wallpaper peeling etc
However, we had some excellent evening meals and wine in hotel which was very relaxing and the staff were very helpful and friendly. It was good value for money, it is located in the lovely historic village of Porlock and is a great base for beautiful coastal walks.

Reviewed by
d snelgrove

From West Byfleet, UK
Who stayed in August 2013

Couple

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