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Ilsington Country House Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Tavistock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We came on a spa/dinner offer. Have to say the spa is fabulous. Steam, sauna, pool and jacuzzi. Very relaxing atmosphere . Then dinner in the Blue Tiger. The steak was very good although could have done with more and a variety of sides. The treacle sponge was nice but just a touch cooler than I would have liked. My...

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Richard H, Owner at Ilsington Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Richard W., Thank you for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed yourselves in the Spa and Blue Tiger. I agree the chocoltae fondue is great and extremely popular! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Richard Hassell

Portsmouth
Reviewed 3 April 2017

A return visit after a two year absence was most welcome and just as enjoyable as ever! Lovely room, superb location and excellent food. Best of all was the superb new spa which we all enjoyed! Particularly recommended are the treatment rooms where one can relax and enjoy a wonderful soothing massage amongst a host of other luxuries.

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Richard H, Owner at Ilsington Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sailorgirl46, It was lovely to welcome you back again to Ilsington and we are pleased that you enjoyed yourselves so much. There have certainly been many changes in the last two years and we keep striving to improve our offering. We have just completed 6 new bathrooms offering along with the upgrade of the wifi and a new product...

Holsworthy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We booked for a quiet evening meal for two in the bistro and enjoyed delicious food and wine, but a loud party of 6 at the far end of the room made it hard to converse, due to the hard décor and echo. All in all though, a very pleasant evening. And wonderful desserts!

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Richard H, Owner at Ilsington Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paulstaylor, Thanks for your review and sorry about the noisy diners! I'm glad that you generally enjoyed it and hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Richard

Dawlish, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We love this hotel and have stayed several times. It is particularly good now that the new spa is open. Imagine relaxed lounges with a roaring fire and comfortable, large rooms. However, this time, we did not experience a good night's sleep due to the poor soundproofing in the hotel meaning we could hear EVERYTHING in room upstairs from us...

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Devon
Reviewed 20 March 2017

booked one nights stay for hubbis birthday, took our little dog too. such welcoming staff, lovely room and food in the blue tiger bar was fabulous, loved the fish sharing platter with gorgeous fresh baked 2 tone bread. The spa was calming and beautifully decorated. Loved the little hotel dog , probably as we are also a dashie owner. The...

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Quite nice dining room and bar. The hotel reception area and lounge etc had been refurbished and were quite pleasant. Our bedroom, however was very 80s, dark, tired and in need of refurb'. The waiting staff appeared a bit young and inexperienced. Good location for keen walkers The spa and pool area were also nice. Probably wouldn't return.

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from 2 nights at this hotel. We used to stay here a lot and for various reasons haven't been there for a couple of years but booked it for a birthday celebration and had one night just the 2 of us and a second night with 18 friends. We also had our dog with us. Everything...

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Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

First Time visit, marvellous, relaxing, calming & comforting. Warm welcome, delightful room with superb views, very comfortable bed, wonderful old world furniture, clean as a pin. This is a family run hotel in beautiful surroundings, you just know the Hassell Family have been doing this for a long time & have it just right. The staff were so helpful &...

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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We took advantage of the TQ discount offer for Thursday and add in the fact dogs are welcome and its hard to take a dim view . The hotel is to a very high standard and given the fact we had to go in just there standard double (because of the forementioned pooch) it was excellent. Bed was big and...

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Richard H, Owner at Ilsington Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. Our TQ Thursdays, which give a 20% discount to locals is very popular and we are glad you took advantage of it. Delighted you enjoyed the Spa and food as well and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Richard Hassell

Worcester
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in February and found it hard to find fault. The hotel was comfortable and cozy with fab log fires. The staff were friendly and professional. Our room was lovely, well appointed with a super comfy bed and loads of pillows. My only concern was the shower wasn't the best but it was adequate and we...

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Richard H, Owner at Ilsington Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Delighted you found our beds comfortable - they are all now new throughout the hotel. I'm not sure which room you had, but we are currently putting in six new bathrooms which will make the rooms even better. We do agree that breakfast...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This highly rated country house hotel is set in 11 acres of private land within the boundaries of the Dartmoor National Park. Award winning food is served in the main Restaurant whilst the Blue Tiger Inn with its large sun terrace offers more informal dishes of excellent quality. Emphasis is on local produce and homemade creations.Beautiful new Spa opening early 2015 with hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room, gym and indoor pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ilsington Country House Hotel

Address: Ilsington Village | Nr Newton Abbot, Ilsington, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9RR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Ilsington
Price Range: $229 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ilsington Country House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Ilsington Country Hotel
Best Western Newton Abbot
Hotel Ilsington Country
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“All rooms are quiet and boast lovely views of the countryside”
carolynec26, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Our room was at the rear, overlooking the garden and the moors.”
CAPSmember, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Use the Blue Tiger bar for food rather than the restaurant”
masher_57, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Make sure there is no-one above you!”
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“suites are great”
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