10 hotels for South Devon winter mini breaks

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The Cary Arms

The Cary Arms

Babbacombe

Step out of your yacht, if you have it, and on to the private jetty at Lana de Savary’s cliff-face hotel, on a ‘fabulously secluded’ cove; the rest of us will descend the winding road and admire the wide vista over the Teign estuary.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • view
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Hotel Riviera

Hotel Riviera

Sidmouth

Old-school service and attention to detail come to the fore at this ‘splendid place’ overlooking Lyme Bay.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • weddings
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Dart Marina

Dart Marina

Dartmouth

‘Crumbly scones’ make this chic, river-facing hotel ‘probably the best tea place in town’, but there’s much more for its fans to enjoy: ‘A lovely setting, good food and well-appointed accommodation’.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
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Ilsington Country House

Ilsington Country House

Ilsington

‘It’s a pleasure to stay here.’ In a ‘beautiful location with stunning views of Hay Tor and Dartmoor’, the Hassell family’s ‘delightful’ hotel has ‘a lot going for it’: ‘friendly, helpful and efficient staff’; ‘good-quality food’; the ‘quiet surroundings’.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
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Thurlestone Hotel

Thurlestone Hotel

Kingsbridge

‘The Grose family maintains its excellent tradition’ of providing first-class hospitality near the rugged Devon coastline, where consecutive generations have run the family-friendly hotel for more than 120 years.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
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Strete Barton House

Strete Barton House

Dartmouth

In a village on the South West Coast Path, Stuart Litster and Kevin Hooper run their modern B&B in a 16th-century manor house, with a welcome slice of home-made cake at the ready.
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • b&b
10% discount voucher
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Glazebrook House

Glazebrook House

South Brent

‘All rather fun’, Fran and Pieter Hamman’s 19th-century manor house on the edge of Dartmoor national park teems with curiosities and vintage pieces.
  • weddings
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • disabled
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The Cricket Inn

The Cricket Inn

Beesands

Well placed for walkers on the South West Coast Path, this 19th-century fisherman’s inn faces the beach on Start Bay.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gastropub
  • seaside
  • view
  • dog_friendly
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Salcombe Harbour Hotel

Salcombe Harbour Hotel

Salcombe

On the Salcombe estuary, this Victorian hotel makes the most of the panoramic vista across the water, with wide terraces, huge windows and binoculars in the bedrooms to take in the views.
From £145 per night
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled

South Devon hotels in Winter:

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