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Swindon, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cockwood is a lovely pocket of England, which we are glad we stumbled upon! The Croft Guest House and its owners are a delight! Our room was perfectly, clean with views over the pretty little harbour. Ken cooked a fantastic English Breakfast, and was happy to make any combination that was asked for. Colin was the warmest of hosts, the... More 

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CroftCockwood, Owner at The Croft Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very kind review. It was equally wonderful to have your company here at The Croft and pleased you enjoyed your stay. Very charming and wonderful easy going couple whom added just the right atmosphere that makes for a happy home. The other guests that evening of watching the TV Drama said how lovely it was to... More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably one of the best b & b I have ever been to. Ken & Colin are the perfect hosts, you are made to feel part of their family. The rooms are spotless, the breakfast has to be experienced it is that good. All eggs laid by Matilda, their own chicken. What a brilliant stay.

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Thank EdmondFreemantle
CroftCockwood, Owner at The Croft Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very kind review much appreciated. Glad everything here is to your liking, always lovely to welcome back anyone that adds to our friendly atmosphere makes for a much nicer experience for guests as well as ourselves. It was so nice to meet you and looking forward to seeing you again in the early New Year. Have... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Within 2 hours of arriving Colin had made us feel like old friends and over the next 5 days we were treated like family. Warm, Comfortable, and with a great breakfast cooked by Ken and served by colin was a tremendous way to start the day. It is situated in a wonderful location for a quiet, relaxed and a totally... More 

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CroftCockwood, Owner at The Croft Guest House, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your very kind review much appreciated John. Glad you both enjoyed your stay and yes it was like just having pals here clicking in all the right ways as you know yourself being in the same business. It was lovely to have your company each evening at the bar just relaxed and watching some of those... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Big thankyou to colin and kenny for a great weekend was made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived. Room was perfect for us on ground floor due to the fact my husband is partially sighted it made things so much easier. Room was clean and had a comfortable bed to sleep in and all the little extras plenty... More 

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CroftCockwood, Owner at The Croft Guest House, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your kind review Jane. It was so lovely to meet you and your family over the weekend & so nice being in the company of really genuine, happy and appreciative guests/friends. Glad you enjoyed your stay and were comfortable here aswell as Kennys hearty breakfasts lol Nice that we are friends too on Facebook to keep... More 

Newhaven, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Just stayed at the Croft again for wonderful family get together. Colin and Ken excellent hosts nothing to much trouble. We even saw Mad Mazie on Saturday night.We will definitely visit again and if you're looking for a quality b and b give them a try .

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CroftCockwood, Owner at The Croft Guest House, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your very kind review much appreciated. It was so nice meeting all your family and now extended family to be too. Enjoyed your company immensly, as we always do when you come to stay such genuine lovely friendly family. Your pals friends to us really and you know we are always here for you not just... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stayed for 5 days in May while visiting family in Exeter. The guest house is lovely, clean and in a great quiet location. You are walking distance from Starcross train station and there is a bus stop situated just outside the guesthouse. Colin is great at helping you get where you need to be! Our room was clean, spotless... More 

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CroftCockwood, Owner at The Croft Guest House, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your very kind review, Much appreciated. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us here and enjoyed our company as we did with yourselves. It is always lovely to share the home with genuine friendly good folk whom make the world a better place & help make everything cheery. Thank you for keeping... More 

Trowbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Phil & Di We really enjoyed our three nights at The Croft. The room was large, bed comfortable and no skimping on the in-room refreshments. A lovely bonus was the view over the harbour towards Exmouth across the estuary. Colin is the perfect host showing us a warm welcome on arrival, attentive during our stay and so easy going. The... More 

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CroftCockwood, Owner at The Croft Guest House, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your very kind review, Much appreciated. It was such a pleasure to have to come stay with us and helping to make the home just as it should be happy, relaxed and friendly thank you for making us feel so appreciated its always lovely to be in the company of real genuine down to earth good... More 

1 review
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Thanks for a wonderful stay, the room was in the words of my friend out of this world. With a warm welcome we were shown around. Breakfast was sumptuous and plentiful a really good start to the day. Service was excellent not over attentive left us time to really enjoy the meal. Once again thanks Colin for lovely stay, see... More 

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CroftCockwood, Owner at The Croft Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind genuine polite review much appreciated Laura & Anita. So glad you enjoyed your stay here. It was so lovely to meet you both and I enjoyed getting to know some added birding terms and meanings, thats nice to have in the old knowledge box for other guests with same birding enthusiasm. Thank you also for... More 

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed here for two nights in mid-September 2016. We had a double room with an excellent view. The room was generally well appointed and clean. The shower however was the worst I have ever used – it is part of “pod bathroom” apparently from a ship (I know the type, but none of the sips I’ve been on have... More 

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CroftCockwood, Owner at The Croft Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review much appreciated. Im sorry you didnt enjoy your stay and that we "didnt quite cut it for you" As for been annoying then I apologise but thats simply my style !!! Its always nice to be as plesant as one can be as life is short and we like to surround ourselves with guests friends... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We stayed at The Croft for one night as we were visiting friends at Cofton. Everything was excellent, lovely clean room and great breakfast. Colin & Ken were so friendly wished we were staying longer. Would certainly visit again. Mike & Kim Lewis

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CroftCockwood, Owner at The Croft Guest House, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your kind review much appreciated. It was so nice to have met you both and glad that you liked your stay and breakfast. Thankyou for leaving such a lovely tidy room its always so nice to have very genuine clean tidy guests and happy friendly faces makes the house a much happy place to live and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Well appointed,beverage making facilities,Showers & en Suite facilities.All rooms with wall mounted TV’s & Free Wi-Ficonnection available.Welcome folder information on surrounding areas & the local amenities.Breakfast menu of varied choices served in spaciousDining room overlooking private gardens.Safe off road free private car parking for both cars & boats.Comfortable lounge with fully Licensed bar, where you canRelax & enjoy large screen TV screen or browseInformation leaflets & plan your days.A 5 minute walk to two of Devon’s finest pub/restaurantsThe Anchor Inn & The Ship Inn, where you can sample Local seafood for which the area is renowned.10% Discount on all meals (Guests of Croft)Your own keyNo Restrictions - Friendly well behaved pets welcome ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Croft Guest House

Address: Cockwood Harbour | Starcross, Starcross EX6 8QY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Starcross
Price Range: $59 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Better views from the upstairs front bedrooms of Cockwood Harbour but all bedrooms are superb and it is in a pretty quiet location at night.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnH966, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Visit their web site for detailed room descriptions.”
 of 5 bubbles pc00ch, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“a varied choice of rooms so worth ringing first to have a chat about your needs”
 of 5 bubbles sparx2016, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Lower rooms have garden views upper level have harbour views at the front”
 of 5 bubbles mstevens12016, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room with harbour view”
 of 5 bubbles davebH4790ZN, 2 May 2016 | Read review
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