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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 May 2012

The butterflies was a brilliant bnb with a warm welcome, relaxed atmosphere and good spacious clean rooms. The price for the three nights we spent were great value for the area and the breakfasts were tailor-made to what we wanted each day using a checklist. Overall, a wonderful stay!

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Thank Lydia K
Ann S, Owner at The Butterflies, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. So glad you enjoyed your stay. Come again if you are in the area. All best wishes. More 

Aldridge
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2012

Had a wonderful few days staying at The Butterflies right in the heart of pretty Porlock. The en-suite bedroom was beautiful, clean, spacious, comfortable and with lovely views. Breakfast was excellent, by far the best cooked breakfast we've ever had! We received a lovely welcome from the hosts and will thoroughly recommend this B&B to all our friends.

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Thank Clare C
Peterborough
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Reviewed 18 September 2011

Just spent 4 nights B&B at Butterflies, really nice room with en suite. Fantastic breakfasts, especially the full english, plus also had potato cakes which were great. Made to feel welcome, nice hosts, nothing was too much trouble. Thoroughly enjoyable stay.

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Thank Speedythetortoise
Salisbury
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Reviewed 30 August 2011

The Butterflies was just great. Spacious and comfortable bedroom, a quiet location, a large, superb breakfast with plenty of fruit and home-made jams, friendly and welcoming hosts and good recommendations for evening meal. All at a good price. Really hard to beat.

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Thank Phil56
Widnes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 July 2011

This is an exceptionally nice guesthouse. Lovely, spotless, en-suite room at the rear of the property with nice, large windows offering views over mature gardens. Breakfasts were perfect and very generous portions. The village itself is beautiful, with many chocolate-box thatched properties. Plenty of nice pubs and restaurants within a short, easy stroll from the Butterflies. Close to Southwest coast... More 

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Augsburg, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 1 July 2011

This B&B is the best we have ever had. My girl firend and I stayed for three nights there. It was the best time in our holiday. The service was very good, cause at any time we had questions or needed a recomendation (for example homelike pub) Ann and Martin helped. Especially the bathroom was really luxurious. Also the village... More 

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 June 2011

We spent a night at The Butterflies en route to Cornwall for a family wedding. Ann and Martin were incredibly welcoming; they obviously enjoy running the b&b and making their guests feel very special. Our room was very large, scrupulously clean and well equipped with lots of little extras, and the view from the window was lovely. Breakfast was delicious... More 

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Thank ellenrutland
West Midlands
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Reviewed 17 June 2011

Well positioned, within walking distance to shops, pubs etc in the quaint little village of Porlock. Rooms were spacious, immaculately clean and well decorated. Hospitality was second to none and the full cooked breakfast was superb. We received a warm welcome from Anne & Martin and would certainly recommend to everyone looking to stay in this area. We will look... More 

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Thank TheDane164
1 review
Reviewed 2 May 2011

I ended up staying for 4 nights at The Butterflies, after initially booking for one, because it was such a great place! Quiet and comfortable, just what we wanted. Ann and Martin, the owners, were really friendly and helpful-giving us a very warm welcome, tips about interesting local walks and attractions around Exmoor and the coast which is lovely (with... More 

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Thank Staffordshire-girl
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 19 April 2011

I enjoyed a very pleasent few days when this B & B first opened. Ann and Martin were very good hosts and gave me lots of information about the area. The breakfasts were lovely, I stayed for 3 nights and had a different breakfast every day, it was lovely to have such a good choice of breakfasts and also to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Butterflies is small, friendly and welcoming with high standards of comfort and cleanliness and a great breakfast. Porlock is a lovely village on the edge of beautiful Exmoor with great walking, excellent pubs and restaurants and lots to do. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Butterflies

Address: Butterflies Doverhay, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8LJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Porlock
Price Range: $59 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
The Butterflies Porlock, UK
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“I would request the same rear view room as the front aspect is a little less attractive.”
 of 5 bubbles sam_geoghegan, 22 Jul 2011 | Read review
“2 good sized bedrooms, both with ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles TheDane164, 17 Jun 2011 | Read review
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