lobby, bar, lounge, dining room, free Wi-Fi in some rooms and bar/bistro, in-room TV (Freeview), terrace, 5-acre grounds, public rooms wheelchair accessible.
all ages welcomed.
'very much' allowed (treats; facilities for food storage and dog washing; pet-friendly garden and grounds), not in restaurant, but same menu available in bistro for owners with dogs.
per room B&B single £110, double £176-£209. A la carte £35.
Good Hotel Guide Review
‘We did 14 miles over the moor today and are now pleasantly weary. It is a great place, very sad and wild,’ reads a letter – not from a Guide reader, but from Arthur Conan Doyle, said to have been inspired to write The Hound of the Baskervilles while staying at this 18th-century manor house. Today, it is a ‘comfortable, relaxing’ hotel, so dog-friendly that even that devilish canine would beg to be admitted. Chris Daly and son Luke provided ‘a very friendly welcome, as usual’, to a returning visitor. Bedrooms overlook the courtyard, the tree-lined drive or the wild Dartmoor landscape. Some are snug, some spacious. Burrator has a four-poster. All provide good toiletries, ‘fresh milk from the landing fridge’, the hotel’s own spring water. ‘Downstairs, a large residents’ lounge with plenty of comfortable seating and real fire.’ Chef Luke Daly creates such dishes as a West Country rib-eye steak, chunky hand-cut chips, grilled vine tomatoes, herb sauce; pumpkin tortellini with chargrilled vegetables. Some guests found the monthly-changing options a little limited over a four-night stay, but ‘enjoyed breakfast’s home-made bread toast and Cornish leaf tea’.
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