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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I was visiting Devon on a short motorbike tour and I dropped in to stay one night at the Smugglers Rest. I found a good deal on their website (very easy to use). It's a great little place; excellent food and coffee and Will and Stace are mega-helpful and friendly at all points. Would definitely recommend and I'll be back...

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2Thank benmolyneaux
West Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Had an amazing stay at the Smugglers Rest, breakfast was beautiful and well presented, plenty of options and a great breakfast bar with a continental option. A lunch menu is available with a good selection of sandwiches freshly made with your choice of bread. Cream teas, and a selection of different coffees are available. The bedroom and bathroom was spacious...

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1Thank Carron M
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wonderful welcome by Will and Stacey - couldn't do enough for you. Power cut at breakfast on Saturday morning but that didn't stop breakfast with a bit of quick thinking and firing up the BBQ. All rooms were clean and tidy, some need a little tlc, but the ones finished are well done to a good standard. Would happily book...

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1Thank Pat H
London
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The host are nice and I know they were in a rush to get this place ready for summer but I think they should have concentrated on getting fewer rooms done properly. The room we were given was a throw back to the 70s with no water pressure from the shower at all only to be told that it does...

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SmugglersRest, Owner at The Smugglers Rest, responded to this review

We're so sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. Stace and I have work tirelessly to ensure all our guests satisfaction. Just the other day we wondered whether you garage had ended up being safe and secure. We're really sorry we couldn't refund you for leaving early due to that unforeseen circumstance i hope your travel insurance reimbursed...

Asheldham, Essex
Reviewed 19 August 2016

My family and I stayed for 2 nights recently and felt thoroughly relaxed from the moment we walked in. Our family room was spotlessly clean and huge. Ensuite bathroom was the size of a small bedroom and had plenty of white fluffy towels to choose from. Will and Stacey made us feel really welcome. We arrived on a Saturday afternoon...

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2Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Will and Stacey are developing a great little B&B in my favourite part of North Devon. Genial hosts - nothing was too much trouble. I am now rapidly catching up on the new world of Gin which Will introduced Nicky and I too - on the lovely sun deck. we'll be back - and we wish them every success. and...

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2Thank Chris G
Dunstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

hat a fantastic place. After camping and realising that it was going to rain for two days, my other half booked this. The owners are lovely, very friendly and accommodating. We arrived well before check in and still were allowed to have access to our room. The family room we were given was huge!!! Lovely toiletries and a very hot...

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1Thank Sabina A
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016

From the moment we arived at the smugglers we were greeted by the friendly and welcoming owners and staff who were willing to do all they could to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. Over the weekend they would go above and beyond to ensure all our needs were met, they were like this not only with us but...

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016

just got back from a lovely 3 day break. The Smugglers rest lies in the village of Mortehoe from the time we arrived we were made to feel welcome from our hosts the rooms are good sizes and clean breakfast was very delicious with good choices to be had we really enjoyed our stay here and will be returning again...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016

From the moment we arrived I knew that this was going to be a good place to stay. My wife and I stayed here for two nights and could not find fault. Will and Stacey had only taken over the place in April and after spending time renovating had opened in late May. The rooms were spotless the towels soft,...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in the 1800s, the Smugglers Rest nestles in the quaint coastal village of Mortehoe, just a short walk from one of Europe's best beaches. Having welcomed visitors for over 100 years, this historic building is currently being renovated by new owners Stacey and Will, transforming the old bar into Miss Fea's Cafe, due to open mid June 2016. The BnB is open from the 27th May 2016 The Smugglers Rest offers 8 spacious en suite rooms, boasting stunning countryside views, and will eventually host evening dining events and live music. Whether you fancy soaking up the summer sun in the lovely sheltered garden, or snuggling next to the cosy wood burning stove with a steaming mug of hot chocolate, The Smugglers Rest BnB and Miss Fea's Cafe offers a friendly welcome all year round. The menu of delicious snacks, generously filled sandwiches and light bites will be fresh and seasonal, incorporating locally sourced produce to offer a taste of the very best that Devon has to offer. Our freshly ground coffees, teas and tasty fruit juices and smoothies are perfectly accompanied by chef Stacey's mouthwatering cakes and sweet treats. We will also serve a selection of quality wines, spirits and local and craft beers. Stacey and Will are proud to usher the Smugglers Rest into the future, and look forward to welcoming you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Smugglers Rest

Address: North Morte Rd, Mortehoe, Woolacombe EX34 7DR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Woolacombe > Mortehoe
Price Range: $143 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Smugglers Rest 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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