16. 2 on ground floor, 8 in beach huts.
lounge, bar, restaurant, conservatory, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV, civil wedding licence, spa (treatment rooms, plunge pool, mini-gym, steam room, sun deck), garden, terrace.
all day in bar.
all ages welcomed.
allowed in some rooms, not in conservatory.
Amex, MasterCard, Visa.
 per room B&B from £195. À la carte £30. 1-night bookings sometimes refused.
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Good Hotel Guide Review
By a ‘fabulously secluded’ cove, Lana de Savary’s chic hotel clings to wooded cliffs overlooking the beach. The approach involves a ‘precipitous’ descent by road; guests who are more seafarer than landlubber could arrive by yacht at the private quay. Seaside style comes in buckets (and shrimping nets) here; ‘an appealing sense of domesticity’ reigns. Arrive to a ‘genuine welcome’, then relax in the ‘tastefully decorated’ lounge (nautical prints, pot plants, a ‘splendid’ model yacht). It is thoughtfully supplied with board games, a ‘well-stocked’ library, ‘binoculars to fully enjoy the view’. All but one of the ‘attractive’ bedrooms in the main house have a terrace or balcony, but you can get closer to the elements in one of the smart new duplex beach huts and suites set into the grassy slope overlooking the sea. Not quite unwound yet? Luxuriate in the new spa, with its glass-fronted plunge pool. Later, order a local ale in the beamed bar, then tuck in to chef Ben Kingdon’s ‘informal’, ‘beautifully cooked’ dinners – ‘seafood’s a speciality’. In the morning, a splendid breakfast buffet is ‘an uplifting start to the day’.
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Three for Two Special Offer
Spring is a wonderful time to visit Babbacombe Bay: colourful blooms framing the beautiful sunny garden terraces, stunning sunsets capturing the ocean glow, sea bird sightings & Sammy the seal, longer days & dolce far niente! Treat yourself to a luxury seaview room, chic beach hut or suite. This offer is available Sunday-Thursday in May and June. To book, please call 01803 327110 or e-mail email@example.com. Offer ends 25th May 2017. Terms and conditions apply. To benefit from this offer, please mention The Good Hotel Guide when booking.