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Watergate Bay Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our second visit and we loved our first visit so much we where a bit worried that it wouldn't be as good as we remember it if not better!. I can't complain about anything and I like complaining! Really clean, decor with good taste, you surrounded by quality where ever you are. The pool is amazing and again...

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stunning location right close to the beach. Our room was lovely although there were a few marks on the wall but nothing to affect the comfort and it was clean. We ate in the restaurant on one night, good choice on menu & tasty food. Staff were friendly and helpful. Quite pricey but worth it.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I think I've reviewed Watergate Bay before, so I won't dwell on stuff. It's my favourite hotel in the world, and the joint best hotel in Cornwall. Hope to stay here at least once a year for the rest of my life.

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1Thank NickC1
Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at WB a couple of times and visited for food countless other times! This really is a special place with stunning, relaxed design, great rooms and very good food! There really is no need to leave the bay, even if you're staying for a week you wouldn't get fed up with the variety of restaurants/ bars here....

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3Thank SageAndBrooke_Owner
Castletown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two night stay, weather not so good but the hotel is... Good food, great staff and fantastic location elevated over the beach. Just finished NY morning walk on the beach and heading to the bar. Capt. Medley Isle of Man

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Thank Captain M M
Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here more a than once a year on some years and have never stopped coming and completely enjoying it. Everything is great there is not one bad thing. There are many many 5 star hotels that aren't as good as this.

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Thank hstead66
Newquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took family to eat, parked in the carpark overlooking beach. Son was feeling ill so had to leave and take care of him & since there is no phone signal in the carpark i couldn't purchase using the online app. Realized the next day and called the hotel to explain, they told me to call the comapany to pay the...

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Judi B, General Manager at Watergate Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Mackay I am sorry to hear about the problems you have encountered. Please could you send me your contact details, for my attention, to life@watergatebay.co.uk and I will get in touch. Best wishes Mark Williams General Manager

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to this hotel. The room was very well-appointed with an amazing view. The food was very good, especially breakfast. The hotel is very child-friendly. I've seen some of the other posts which bemoan this. I say deal with it! Bottom line, if you're looking for a romantic getaway in an adults only environment, choose another...

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is right on the beach and is fantastic place to stay what ever the weather! I have stayed there in glorious sunshine and enjoyed an array of wonderful gin and tonics and the very private hot tub that looks over the bay. On the other hand when it is stormy and rainy, the hotel is a great base...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Forth time to this amazing hotel. Staff are everything you would want , polite ,friendly,helpful and attentive there were absolutely no exceptions to this . We had a different room this time sea view at the front and to the side .woke up to sun rise at the side with doors open onto small balcony ,got ready for dinner watching...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on a spectacular surfing beach on the North Cornwall coast, Watergate Bay Hotel is the perfect destination for a contemporary beach holiday. It’s a place that’s about the balance in life – being active, getting among the elements, eating and drinking well, chilling out and getting cosy. Most of all, it’s about having a good time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Watergate Bay Hotel

Address: On the Beach | Watergate Bay, Newquay TR8 4AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Price Range: $170 - $442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 69
Also Known As:
The Hotel And Extreme Academy, Watergate Bay
Hotel Watergate Bay
Watergate Hotel Newquay
Bay Hotel Watergate
Watergate Bay Newquay
Watergate Bay Hotel Newquay, UK - Cornwall
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Newquay
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Newquay
#3 Romantic Hotel in Newquay
#4 Business Hotel in Newquay
#5 Family Hotel in Newquay
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“Ring them first time round had a best view which I was told overlooked carpark view was over bay too Carpark not noisy did not affect us”
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