Editor’s Choice Rooms with a View

Set in some of the most breathtaking locations, these hotels take the idea of a good view to a new level.  Sea views all the way to the horizon, scenic moorland, deserted beaches and wild lochs, these are the hotels set in the most beautiful locations, providing you with the Editor’s Choice for the best rooms with a view.

2018 Editor's Choice Rooms with a View

Editor’s Choice Rooms with a View

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Star Castle

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St Mary’s

‘Everything you’d expect from a really good hotel is here,’ writes a trusted Guide correspondent in 2017, fresh from celebrating the holidays at the Francis family’s characterful hotel above Hugh Town.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
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Heddon’s Gate Hotel

Heddon’s Gate Hotel

Martinhoe

In a valley on the north Exmoor coast, Mark and Pat Cowell’s ‘friendly, unpretentious' hotel stands at the end of a long private drive ‘close to wonderful walks and fabulous scenery’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
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Kilcamb Lodge

Kilcamb Lodge

Strontian

‘Everything is presented with care and style’ at Sally and David Ruthven-Fox’s small hotel on the ‘peaceful shores’ of Loch Sunart.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
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Kylesku Hotel

Kylesku Hotel

Kylesku

In ‘one of the wildest and most beautiful locations’, Tanja Lister and Sonia Virechauveix run their small hotel with ‘informal warmth’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • disabled
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Shallowdale House

Shallowdale House

Ampleforth

Standing in flower-filled gardens on the edge of the North York Moors national park, Phillip Gill and Anton van der Horst’s ‘tranquil, immaculate’ B&B ‘remains excellent’, say returning guests this year.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • b&b
  • guest_house
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The Henley

The Henley

Bigbury-on-Sea

‘We cannot fault The Henley – it is one of the best traditions of our lives,’ write regular visitors to Martyn Scarterfield and Petra Lampe’s Edwardian holiday cottage, from which a cliff path leads to the beach.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • view
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Bryniau Golau

Bryniau Golau

Bala

Landscaped grounds lead down to Bala Lake from Katrina Le Saux and Peter Cottee’s Victorian house in Snowdonia national park, with a vista of mountains in the blue distance.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • view
  • value
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Belle Tout Lighthouse

Belle Tout Lighthouse

Eastbourne

‘Extraordinary light’ surrounds this ‘characterful B&B’ in a decommissioned lighthouse.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • historic
  • view
  • b&b
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Nanny Brow

Nanny Brow

Ambleside

Sue and Peter Robinson’s Arts and Crafts house stands on a crag in ancient woodland, the views tumbling down the Brathay valley.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • view
  • b&b
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Stella Maris

Stella Maris

Ballycastle

‘It is dramatically beautiful here, and totally tranquil.’
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • view

2017 Editor's Choice Rooms with a View

Editor’s Choice Rooms with a View

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The Horn of Plenty

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Tavistock

‘The amiable staff at this charming country hotel make you feel like a guest in a good friend’s house.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
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Ees Wyke Country House

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Near Sawrey

In a ‘stunning’ Lake District location overlooking Esthwaite Water, Richard Lee’s ‘admirable’ country hotel is liked for its ‘comfortable bedrooms’, ‘first-class food’, ‘fabulous views’ and all-round ‘lovely ambience’.
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • historic
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Mullion Cove Hotel

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Mullion Cove

‘A place where the guest comes first’, the Grose family’s ‘lovely traditional hotel’ is run by ‘attentive staff who want to make your visit as enjoyable as possible’.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
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Kilcamb Lodge

Kilcamb Lodge

Strontian

‘Everything is presented with care and style’ at Sally and David Ruthven-Fox’s small hotel on the ‘peaceful shores’ of Loch Sunart.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
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5
Kylesku Hotel

Kylesku Hotel

Kylesku

In ‘one of the wildest and most beautiful locations’, Tanja Lister and Sonia Virechauveix run their small hotel with ‘informal warmth’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • disabled
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The Three Chimneys and The House Over-By

The Three Chimneys and The House Over-By

Dunvegan

‘We needed a break from our busy day-to-day, and we got it.’
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • view
  • disabled
7
Bryniau Golau

Bryniau Golau

Bala

Landscaped grounds lead down to Bala Lake from Katrina Le Saux and Peter Cottee’s Victorian house in Snowdonia national park, with a vista of mountains in the blue distance.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • view
  • value
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
8
Belle Tout Lighthouse

Belle Tout Lighthouse

Eastbourne

‘Extraordinary light’ surrounds this ‘characterful B&B’ in a decommissioned lighthouse.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • historic
  • view
  • b&b
9
Dunkery Beacon Country House

Dunkery Beacon Country House

Wootton Courtenay

‘A close approximation to perfection.’ Long-time fans praise John and Jane Bradley’s ‘peaceful, hugely enjoyable’ Edwardian hunting lodge, with ‘beautiful views’ towards the summit of Dunkery Beacon.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • wine
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Stella Maris

Stella Maris

Ballycastle

‘It is dramatically beautiful here, and totally tranquil.’
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • view

2016 Editor's Choice Rooms with a View

Editor’s Choice Rooms with a View

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Pen-y-Dyffryn

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Oswestry

‘We can’t wait to go again,’ say guests this year, of Miles and Audrey Hunter’s small hotel on the Welsh border.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
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The Blakeney Hotel

The Blakeney Hotel

Blakeney

The view is one of marshes and moored boats, of creeks and children crabbing, from Emma Stannard’s well-established, family-friendly hotel on the quayside of a coastal village.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • disabled
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Scarista House

Scarista House

Scarista

‘It’s a spectacular drive’ to this whitewashed manse in an ‘extraordinary setting’ on the west coast of Harris.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • view
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Swinside Lodge

Swinside Lodge

Keswick

At the foot of Cat Bells, Mike and Kath Bilton’s small country hotel is ‘simply the best’, say guests this year, affirming past reports on this ‘friendly’ Georgian house minutes from Derwentwater.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • wifi