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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We stayed at the Watersmeet Hotel for Valentine's weekend in 2015 and came back in April this year. We absolutely love it here. We literally cannot fault anything about the hotel. Not only is it a charming, luxurious place to stay with a relaxed ambiance, but the staff are amazing and give first class service. The manager Ben is brilliant,...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stuart H, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I'm pleased to read that you had such a fantastic time with us and that you are planning to come and stay again already. I will pass on your comments to the team regarding the excellent food and service and will also pass on your...

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016

A fabulous two night stay ,with a restaurant with stunning sea views showing the dramatic north Devon Atlantic coastline a view which you will never tire of !! Probably the best view you will have from a dining table , the food is first class , as is the service from all staff , especially the manager and the bar...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steve H, Thank you for taking the time to review that Watersmeet. We are blessed with our location overlooking Woolacombe Bay and out to Lundy. We do have one of the best dining room views in the country where our 2 AA rosette four course Dinners and breakfasts are served by our friendly and professional team. We look forward...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Can't fault the Hotel or staff. Breakfast very good. Didn't use the Restaurant. Not the Hotel's fault it rained all weekend! Couple of nice pubs in Morthoe village up the hill, but unless you are a surf dude, give Woolacombe a miss.

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear robQ502LH, Thank you for your kind words. Yes, Woolacombe is very popular with surfers, but please do not let this put you off as there is so much more to do in the area. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Stayed just one night on our way to Cornwall, booked dinner bed and breakfast £310 for a lovely room with a new bathroom and private terrace overlooking the sea - pity it was raining so couldn't use it! Room was very clean and beds very comfortable. The restaurant is an unusual conservatory sort of design and its layers ensures that...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carol H, Thank you for your review regarding your recent stay with us. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed you meals and breakfast with us. We do try to maintain many aspects of fine dining in the restaurant in the evening which enhance your dining experience. As friendly and as professional our team are, at busy...

Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Fabulous location with stunning views across to Lundy Island. Comfortable hotel, delicious food with great service, the spa facilities we had to ourselves which was a bonus! Would highly recommend for a quiet break away.

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Deat Amy T, Thank you for your kind words. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2016

A wonderful few days as always. The new deck area is cleverly incorporated into the existing building although it may need a rejig to eliminate the whale song that occurs whenever the wind blows. Only real criticism is that the cleaning staff need to dust the top of the wardrobe occasionally, as with nowhere else to store cases my husband...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear digdog_12, Thank you for your review. The new terrace really is a great addition to the hotel. We are working on resolving the noise issue when the wind blows through the supports. Housekeeping has taken on board your comments and I can only apologise to your husband. The seating arrangements are organised so that we try to get everyone...

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Only stayed one night, wish we were there longer! This is very special, wonderful location & very well maintained. We had room 42, a family room, which was beautifully decorated & with a stunning balcony & a nice little table & chairs in the window, beds were comfortable - we loved it ! The restaurant is very special - virtually...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Graham H, Thank you for your very kind review regarding your stay. Room 42 is a fantastic room and has been even more so with the addition of our new terrace and the new bathroom in 42. We have a very talented team in the kitchen who produce some of the best meals in Devon, served by our professional...

Witchampton
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The hotel is in a beautiful position !The food was delicious! Unfortunately mildew in the bathroom and wallpaper peeling off the bedroom wall, this is not what's expected when paying £210 for a nights stay and £9 for a Guinness!!! Unfortunately I won't be visiting again!

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Samcasey, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to read that you will not be staying with us again. With regards to your room, we have rectified the problems you encountered and can only apologise. Our bar prices are an average reflection of the local prices in 4 start hotels in and around Devon, our Guiness is not...

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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at the Watersmeet hotel. The hotel is situated spectacularly, right by/above the sea. The views are phenomenal. The food is nice. The hotel is quiet and friendly. The staff were kind but quite slow to pick up on any wishes, orders etc. There were mostly elderly couples staying at the hotel; perhaps that set the...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear J H, Thank you for your time to review Watersmeet. I am happy to read that overall you enjoyed your stay. I'm sorry to hear of the issue with the smoke in the rooms. Our smoking area is outside the main entrance and we generally have no problems with the smoke in the rooms above. We would like to...

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Our eldest son was married at The Watersmeet Hotel last weekend, and everything about the day (and the weekend) was perfect. The wedding planner Helen had ensured that the whole process ran smoothly, and so allayed any nerves. All staff seemed really happy for us all, and were welcoming, proactive and very pleasant. Luggage was moved quickly and efficiently; chairs...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear pollywouldbe, Thank you for taking the time to review your sons wedding weekend here. It was a pleasure to have you all here for their special occasion. The sun shone and it was a fantastic few days. We look forward to welcoming you all back at some time.

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant
Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant
Cuisines: British, European
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Watersmeet hotel located on the quiet edge of Woolacombe is one of Devon's finest coastal hotels. It is perfectly perched on the cliff edge above a quiet, sandy beach known as Combegate beach. All but three of the bedrooms offer spectacular sea views to Lundy Island and Baggy Point. A number of the bedrooms have original wooden balconies where you can sit and watch magnificent sunsets. The seaward side of the hotel offers one long, uninterrupted panorama and whether you're reading the paper in the lounge or dining in the restaurant you can enjoy the most wonderful views of the sea and rolling surf. The very best pocket sprung beds; thick, luxurious duvets; crisp white linen and superior memory foam pillows ensure a comfortable night's sleep. The table d'hote and bistro restaurants offer a high standard of cuisine. 2 AA rosette awarded many of the ingredients are locally sourced. On the hotel's doorstep is one of the country's best surfing beaches; a top links golf course. For the ramblers - the hotel could not be better placed with scenic National Trust land that surround the hotel and beautiful coastal footpaths to Morte Point and Lee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Watersmeet Hotel

Address: Woolacombe EX34 7EB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Woolacombe
Price Range: $217 - $545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Watersmeet Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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