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Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2015

The Mason's Arms in Branscombe Village, Devon is a true gem of a place! Beautiful countryside, quiet village and fantastic hotel/pub. Staff and locals made us feel welcome, food and accommodation were great.

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Dartford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Stayed one night on a business trip , truly a super get away from it all place.great room ,great food , great service and a great breakfast. Only one very small moan . No wi-if in the rooms as I needed it for work . But as a holiday get away I would reccomend every time.

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Thank J S
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Great location with a picturesque pub and rooms in what was probably a series of cottages. Nice spacious room with 4 poster bed which was comfortable other than the dip to the middle which was just part of the experience. Breakfast was ok, nothing special but dinner was awful. Overlooked simple fish dish that was inedible. The steak pie was...

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Thank RamblingD
Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

The pub itself is picturesque, situated in a lovely village less than a 10 minute country walk to the beach! ... Great service, friendly & accommodating staff who couldn't do enough for you & food was lovely too! We stayed in a family room, 2 adults & 1 child and it was by far the best family room we've ever...

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Two of us plus two dogs stayed for 3 nights. We had a large ground floor bedroom which opened on to a lovely terrace/flower garden. The bathroom was magnificent with both a shower and a bath. The staff were all very friendly and welcoming and they really love well behaved dogs. The hotel is hidden away in a wooded valley...

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Thank Colin F
New Forest
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We spent a night here on our way to Cornwall and stayed in one of the cottages and had a lovely spacious room with huge bathroom. Our dog was allowed in the room. We arrived on the day of the Branscombe beer festival and although this was not a concern for us we felt other people may have liked to...

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1Thank BasilsMumNewForest
London
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Wonderful pub atmosphere. Roaring fire, good food, relaxing atmosphere in a beautiful part of Devon. Good value room and food. Staff very helpful and place is dog friendly. A perfect place away from the city.

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Birchington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This is such a lovely rural spot, the pub food and servis was very good and friendly, lots of dogs as dog friendly. Very clean. There is a lovely short walk to the beach and the nearby town Beer is fantastic. Very hilly so not for the infirm or if you are worried about driving down narrow country lanes. We...

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1Thank Heatherpearce57
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We have been to the Masons Arms many times its always good. The food the staff the ambience all good every time. A particular mention for Janice,she was everywhere being polite helpful and always smiling.

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1Thank DEmac1000
Romford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2015

me and my husband stayed here from the 25th the 29th of August and what a lovely place to stay. All the staff are so friendly and helpful, not a thing was to much trouble for them. The food is wonderful so good breakfast and dinner. Beautiful scenery. meet Jerry and Janice the managers of the Masons arms. wonderful people.Jerry...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Masons Arms Restaurant
Masons Arms Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestling in the heart of Branscombe, one of Britain's most picturesque villages, is the award winning, 14th Century, The Masons Arms. This charming thatched Inn dates back to 1350 - a cider house turned country pub - and the men who cut the stone for Exeter Cathedral drank here, hence the name. With only a leisurely ten minute stroll to Branscombe Beach, The Masons Arms offers an ideal base to escape the stresses of modern life and enjoy the magical vista of sea, beaches and the spectacular walks offered by the ninety five miles of Devon and Dorset's Jurassic Coast. The authentic interiors ooze character with timber frames, low beamed ceilings, pine cladding, whitewashed walls and a huge roaring log fire. Our award winning Restaurant offers an exciting and creative menu in relaxed fine dining surroundings. The Masons Arms kitchen brigade are dedicated to sourcing the very best of local Dartmoor produce. The cooking is classy yet simple, perfect for a special meal or relaxing Country lunch. We serve as many as six locally brewed bitters and the finest wines from around the world. The 21 bedrooms at the Masons Arms Branscombe, are cosy, stylish and inviting, blending comfort with character. The Masons Arms has been awarded a FOUR STAR rating under the Inn category by Quality in Tourism. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Masons Arms

Address: Branscombe Village, Branscombe EX12 3DJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Branscombe
Price Range: $145 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Masons Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Masons Arms Sidmouth
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