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Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre

70 Lawrence Road, Plymouth PL9 9SJ, England
+44 1752 404567
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great location,hotel is no frills

location for diving in Plymouth is perfect but the hotel is very basic, no frills. Rooms are very... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
David R
Billericay, United Kingdom
Only Ok if you do not have to stay in!

We stayed here with a group to go wreck-diving. The rooms are small and need a refurbishing but it... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Luc R
Herentals, Belgium
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The Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre in Plymouth is one of the largest activity centres in the South West - the centre has a reputation for excellence, and operates to the highest standards. The centre benefits from its unique position close to the picturesque Plymouth Sound, in these idyllic surroundings take the opportunity to escape routine and reinvigorate your healthy lifestyle. We specialise in providing tailor-made programmes to your requirements.
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70 Lawrence Road, Plymouth PL9 9SJ, England
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

location for diving in Plymouth is perfect but the hotel is very basic, no frills. Rooms are very small, basic,but clean with a lot of rooms sharing the toilets and showers. On the plus side the, bar is ok with outside seating with good views....More

Thank David R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We stayed here with a group to go wreck-diving. The rooms are small and need a refurbishing but it is clean and as long as you don't have to say in it is just sleeping quarters. We found the personnel rather cool. 'goodnight' or 'goodmorning'...More

Thank Luc R
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Recently my 8 yo son had a school trip to Mount Batten to have a go at Bell Boating. He enjoyed it so much he asked if could have his birthday party there. We spoke to them and even though they didn't offer it as...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Will return to this accommodation. It was cheap so of course it isn't top class but the breakfast was fab and the area was terrific. Most people staying were watersporting, we were just passing through but it was friendly and did what it said on...More

Thank ji11y
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Called in to the Iso cafe on weekend. Make sure you log your number plate at reception (I've been caught for a parking ticket before). The sofa seating is pretty uncomfortable and would be quite hard for an older person to get out of! We...More

Thank Sara B
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I have used the centre for many years, It has always been expensive to keep a sailing dinghy here and as each season passes the place seems to grow further into disrepair. If you can get into the changing room when there isn't a group...More

1  Thank chhampe308
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We were going out to lunch at the Mountbatten Pub but forgot it was firework night in Plymouth and there was nowhere to park so we ended up at the water sports centre in desperation. However, it was very good - the meals - fish...More

Thank JeanS61
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Weather was not kind for diving so that was cancelled therefore more time then normal was spent in the room. The rooms at the center are just not suitable for those that need to spend time in their rooms. We booked a twin en-suite room...More

Thank YasDiver
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We used this location as part of a group scuba diving trip. The accommodation was basic but was what we expected and was warm and dry after a day on the water. The bar served cold beer and the breakfast was freshly cooked and set...More

Thank Chelt H
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The centre is poorly managed, bar serves plastic beer, the food is awful and the car park is run by the mafia - shame really as its location is superb.

2  Thank Charles H
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