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Waterman's Arms

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night cosy pub with rooms excellent wifi and very comfy bed home made evening meal of fish pie delicious! Followed by huge breakfast next day very friendly helpful staff would recommend plenty of car spaces too

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Thank Tina L
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016

It's a good while since we popped in here but I'm pleased to say that it's still a pub worth coming to. This is a lovely pub. It's actually deceptively large but the layout of a central bar with small bars and snugs around it gives a real cosy atmosphere, which is augmented by the darkish decor. For those who...

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Thank johnhouston2
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Had a meal at Waterman's Arms - calamari for starters which were good but a very generous portion, so actually none of us could eat the whole main (cod&chips, scampi& chips, chicken & chorizo pasta). The food was good, honest pub food - not great - and the menu was accordingly. £9 for a starter is quite steep - had...

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Thank Sus500
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a one night stopover after visiting Brixham. On arrival we were shown to a room overlooking the car park and I was very unhappy because Booking. com had promised us a river view room.The receptionist explained that they have had several guests arriving who have been sold river view rooms by booking. com when none are available on...

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1Thank annette_price
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Food is overrated and overpriced but the setting is unique. Although I did not stay in the accommodation it looked ok and appeared to be full. Wide selection of drinks available and the setting along bow creek was fantastic.

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Thank Paul J
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I stayed for two nights with my mother, husband and two sons this summer. The location was beautiful- right next to the River Dart and a really pretty, well maintained traditional village inn. We arrived at a very high tide and the road was flooded. As we were wondering what to do, a member of staff came out and showed...

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Thank Jeni W
Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Not the easiest place to get to as roads very small but well worth to trip. Very nice room with a nice view over the river. beds very comfy and bathroom clean and tidy. Tea and coffee available in room as well as still and sparkling water. breakfast was great and recommend the full English as that's was what we...

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1Thank John H
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We were looking for somewhere to have lunch and stopped at the Waterman's. We sat outside by the water. The beer was excellent and the surroundings tranquil. The lunch was good - we loved the sausages! The rolls were a bit firm on the outside, the salad was good with a lovely dressing. The chips were very nicely cooked but...

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Thank Iffits
Dobcross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Always visit this place when staying nearby. Really lovely old pub on the river and the ales are good. Landlord has warmed up a bit since visits last year and before.....maybe the 'Devon effect'?!!....LOL! Just need to clean the rather smelly, dirty toilets a bit.

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Thank SalmonellaSam
Devon
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Follow the "brown signs" just outside Totnes and you'll find this little gem at the end of some typical narrow Devon lanes. Well worth it though with a lovely setting next to the river and good food and drinks. Plenty of parking and a warm welcome as soon as you enter - country pubs don't get much better than this.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New Ownership From November 2013! Les and Sarah Gresty welcome you to their Beautiful 17th century Inn. With 15 en suite bedrooms, some with views of the river. Great food using local produce, open all day with an extensive selection of beers and wines. Large outside seating area and separate outside restaurant open during the season, May until October. Free Wi-Fi throughout Inn and gardens, family friendly and dogs welcome! A wonderful place to unwind or use as a base to explore the beautiful South Hams, business rates available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterman's Arms

Address: Bow Bridge, Ashprington TQ9 7EG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ashprington
Price Range: $157 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Waterman's Arms 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Watermans Arms Totnes
Watermans Arms Hotel Totnes
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“If you want a river view ask for a room above the bar rooms 7 and 8.”
Wolfie53, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The starter was so big we couldn't eat our mains ...”
Sus500, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a river view.”
631JohnH, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“some rooms are shower only, some have bath with shower”
I6834YZdavidh, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms allow dogs. Other rooms are above the bar: noise may be a problem for those retiring very early.”
andymL4623ZY, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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