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Berrynarbor, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

This was my 4th visit to NuBeginnings. After an ankle injury and a year not exercising I really needed to get things back in order, and despite now only living 4 miles away, I knew I needed to come here. Things are still as good as before, Jennie and Dave work hard to keep the place running smoothly. Some things... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I set off in search of a boot camp and found myself Nu beginnings. Away from London .i decided to give it a try and I'm glad I made that decision . Discover how to be health conscious and it is essential that you grasp every opportunity. Drop the old habits and adapt a new one. There is a lot... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I went on a weeks course following being made redundant from my job as a Business Director. From the moment you arrive you are made very welcome. The bedrooms are very comfortable and exceptionally clean. The instructors and therapists are excellent. The food excellent ( only wish there had been more :) ) There is plenty of one to one... More 

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

I went to NuBeginnings after reading a magazine article & years of struggling with my weight. It is expensive but it is also good value for money; also the investment I made in myself helped me to keep going and with my determination to succeed. The house itself is a beautiful Victorian rectory set on a hillside overlooking Ilfracombe, my... More 

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Thank Greywidow
Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay so much and I shall pass on your compliments to the team. Congratulations on the life changes you have made and well done on your great results. I hope you have found it easy now that you are back home. Thank you again for taking... More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I spent ages searching on the internet for a health spa where I would be pampered and miraculously lose weight - and most seemed for focus indulging the senses, until I found this place - which seemed more serious and realistic, and better value for money and results. And it turned out to be a good choice. Day one, check... More 

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2 Thank Brian C
Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Hi Brian, Thank you for your lovely review of your stay. I am delighted you feel that you had excellent value for money during your stay and congratulations on losing over 14lbs in just one week, that is an impressive result. Thank you again for your very positive comments on the exercises, walks, food and luxury aspects of your stay.... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I went to NuBeginnings a couple of months ago. I have never written on trip advisor before but felt compelled to do so when I read the reviews about the chef, Dave. I thought they were totally unjustified. The food was of an excellent quality and so well presented. He always explained what everything was. I think that snacks are... More 

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2 Thank Geraldine785
Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Hi Geraldine, Thank you so much for your review. It is always really lovely when a guest takes the time to defend a member of the team for me. I am delighted you enjoyed the food and your stay at NuBeginnings. Congratulations on your wonderful results and thank you again for setting the record straight on how delicious the food... More 

London
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37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I don't understand the references to 5 Star below - this is not a hotel or a relaxing holiday, it is a boutique boot camp and a very good one at that. I stayed for 1 week a few weeks ago and can not fault the experience in any way, I worked hard at all of the activities, I loved... More 

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2 Thank TomAmber
Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Hi Tom, Thank you for your review. I am glad you agree that NuBeginnings does exactly what it says on the tine - that is music to my ears. I will pass your thanks on to the team and I know they appreciate every thank you. Congratulations on your great results and I hope you are continuing to do well.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I went to NuBeginnings to write a blog post about it, I've been struggling with my weight for a long time and it's a place I'd always wanted to go to. I'll link to my blog post which has loads of photos of the food, facilities, my bedroom, and the local area, but in case this gets removed - just... More 

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4 Thank Sarah_Blogger
Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Wow - what a complete review. Thank you so much for sharing your story and I know that people read these reviews and I am sure this will help someone make their decision. Well done again on your fantastic results. Losing 12lbs in one week shows you gave it your all. I hope you are continuing to do well. Best,... More 

London
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

As a whole, I can not say enough good about this place, a few months on and it continues to have changed my life for the better. I have now lost in total 34lbs. I still have 20 to loose but I am over half way and I am so proud of myself that it keeps me going. One thing... More 

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4 Thank ScottDUK
Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Hi Scott, Thank you for your lovely review. Congratulations on your continuing success - you are well over half way to your goal and it sounds like you are making great strides (pun slightly intended) to your success. Well done. I shall pass on your compliments and kind comments to the team - they will be delighted to hear it.... More 

london
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

I'm going to say exactly what I told the management after my stay...as a holiday break this was really good...excellent fitness team, excellent massage therapists and lovely location. However, for me it fell short of the five star experience I expected. Maybe I should have managed my expectations and not got overly excited by the marketing blurb on the website...that... More 

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Victoria W, Owner at NuBeginnings, responded to this review

Dear Xena, Thank you for your review of your stay at NuBeginnings. As the owner of NuBeginnings I have spoken to you in person to try and provide further support to help you make the life changes you want. As I designed the programme I am baffled by the assertion that it is not for those with issues with food.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Weight Loss Retreat, Weight Loss Boot Camp, Fat Farm or Fat Camp. Call it what you will! NuBeginnings is the UK's only boutique weight loss centre. Your weight loss is an average of 10 lbs in just one week. More importantly we help you to change your relationship with food forever so that losing weight becomes easy and effortless to you.NuBeginnings even offers a 100% money back guarantee. If you don't like something - anything - just say so and we give you all your money back. No questions asked. Can't say fairer than that. ... more   less 

Additional Information about NuBeginnings

Address: Westwell Hall Torrs Park | Torrs Park, Ilfracombe EX34 8AZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Nubeginnings Hotel Ilfracombe
NuBeginnings Ilfracombe, UK - Devon
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“Unfortunately my room was overlooking the car park. And I didn't mind because I hardly stayed in my room. But there are sea view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Franca442, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you like a big bed and love nice power showers in the morning or at the end of the day I would definitely recommend room 3.”
 of 5 bubbles ScottDUK, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Try not to get a room exposed to too much wind!”
 of 5 bubbles xena78, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms have lovely views and are quiet- apart from seagulls!”
 of 5 bubbles 871maggieg, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
“They are all unique rooms , I have stayed in 3 different rooms , all have enormous luxury beds and fantastic views. All are designed to give you a relaxed calm sense of peace and well being”
 of 5 bubbles K4387MZsaram, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
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