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The Gables

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08/05/2017 09/05/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you want a taste of real England and a get away from it all destination - then a stay at The Gables in Porlock needs to be on your go to list, Delightful rooms, comfy beds and a wonderful Great British breakfast cooked by a true bed and breakfast professional, Sue. Porlock is just the type of place if...

Thank hellyn2
Stevenage England
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Stayed over New Year for a few days. Son and D in L stayed in the B and B proper whilst we had the cottage adjacent. All enjoyed it very much especially being able to get in a take a way to eat in the well fitted out cottage. The breakfasts were superb- it has really come together here. Car...

Thank brit1222
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here from the 23rd December for 4 nights in the attached Vine Cottage. What can I say.... The break was perfect from start to finish. The cottage was beautiful and full of home comforts and little extras for us to use plus the owners had decorated it with Christmas decorations for us. We opted for breakfast for our...

Thank kat2000lp
Romsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I love Porlock and this is the first time we have stayed at Vine Cottage which adjoins The Gables. We arrived just after 8pm and met by Sue, we were running late as we had got caught in traffic. Vine Cottage is a perfect place for self catering, is very private and is in the heart of...

Thank Dani P
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

From check in to departure everything about The Gables was first class. We had two rooms, Exford & Alleford & both were spacious, immaculately clean, very well appointed & totally comfortable. Both bathrooms were spacious & spic & span. We were pleased with the guest lounge which we used bit he nights & the games we found there - a...

2Thank Gazparov
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is the third time we have stayed at the Gables and it is as good as ever. Dave and Sue are very welcoming. The room is very clean, quiet and comfortable. The breakfast is excellent. The Gables is just off the main street in Porlock, so is handy for all the shops, pubs and restaurants and is a good...

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a beautiful characterful property in the (quiet) heart of Porlock. It is tastefully furnished, very clean and fully equipped down to the last detail. The hosts, Dave and Sue, made us feel very welcome, and nothing seemed too much trouble. According to their visitors book, they even help those without transport with lifts! We brought our dog and...

1Thank Wendy H
Fethiye, Turkey
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We had a lovely three night stay in this beautiful cottage guest house. The breakfast was freshly cooked and delicious, plenty of choice. The bedroom was very spacious with a lovely big bed, very clean. There was a plentiful range of beverages and biscuits to choose from in the room. The hosts were very helpful. All in all a lovely...

1Thank cidwilks
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night after the first leg of our coastal path walk. Our room was comfortable and clean. And the en suite had a very welcome bath (plus muscle relaxing bath liquid for aching legs. Breakfast was impressive and we particularly liked the variety of fresh fruit available. And natural yoghurt too. The cooked choices were wide ranging...

1Thank Julie G
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Our hosts Dave & Sue were both warm and welcoming. They were helpful on our arrival, and assisting with our stay. The Gables is a clean, neat and practicable, being right in the heart of Porlock. The breakfast on offer was wholesome and delicious -- a good start to day of local exploring. We loved our stay and have no...

1Thank sheriff2196

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Grade2 listed Chocolate Box Thatched Cottage in the Exmoor National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gables

Address: The Gables Doverhay, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8LG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Porlock
Price Range: $110 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gables 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Book the Vine Cottage”
brit1222, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms are fabulous”
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“Two good sized family rooms.”
jwhinnello, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We chose a room with a king size bed.”
976patw, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“we stayed in the family room is fantastic with two bedrooms linked with the bathroom but with space and privacy.”
BeatriceH323, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
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