16. 12 in old and new coach houses (1–2 mins walk), 7 on ground floor, 1 suitable for disabled.
lounge/bar, library, drawing room, restaurant, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), civil wedding licence, 5-acre grounds.
occasional background music in restaurant only, ‘when it’s quiet’.
all ages welcomed.
allowed in some rooms and library, not in restaurant or drawing room, £10 per dog per night.
per room B&B £130–£295, D, B&B £215–£380. Dinner £52.50.
Good Hotel Guide Review
‘A wonderful place,’ writes a trusted reader, of Julie Leivers and Damien Pease’s long-established hotel on the Devon/Cornwall border. ‘Superb location, spectacular views,’ add Guide regulars in 2018. Four bedrooms are in the main building – a Victorian mine captain’s house; others are in the original coach house and a purpose-built annexe. Ranging from traditional to contemporary, and from quite cosy to deluxe, all come with a minibar and fresh milk; most have a balcony, full-height window and glass door, with views over the lovely garden and the Tamar valley. ‘We had a very comfy room in the annexe, although with a tiny balcony.’ A dramatic outlook, too, from the dining room, where chef Ashley Wright’s locally sourced seasonal fare includes such ‘beautifully prepared and presented’ dishes as local lamb, morels, wild garlic, spring onion, heritage carrots. A dessert of lemon posset with strawberries hit the spot. However, other guests were ‘rather underwhelmed. The food looked beautiful but was much too fussy: mackerel and crab cancel each other out.’ A ‘great breakfast’ included a ‘big bowl of orange and grapefruit segments’. The staff serve with grace and charm. ‘We look forward to returning.’ (PA, and others)
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Two Night Signature Tasting Menu Getaway Special Offer
Stay 2 or more nights in a deluxe room on a dinner, bed & breakfast basis. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco on arrival, a 3 course table d’hote on your first night, and a 6 course signature tasting menu on your second night. Just £219 per room, per night in May, or £249 in June – September. Please mention the Good Hotel Guide when booking.
This hotel accepts room upgrade vouchers which entitle readers to a space available room upgrade. The voucher must be presented at check-in and is entirely at the hotelier’s discretion.
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