We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
8/10/2017 9/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Elephant's Nest Inn

    Horndon | Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock, England
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    8/10/2017 9/10/2017
    Bovey Castle Hotel
    2,355 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in North Bovey
     
    The Duke of Tavistock
    220 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Tavistock
     
    Glazebrook House Hotel
    334 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in South Brent
     
    Two Bridges Hotel
    1,072 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Two Bridges
     
    Overview
    • Excellent58%
    • Very good26%
    • Average4%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Bovey Castle Hotel
    2,355 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in North Bovey
     
    The Duke of Tavistock
    220 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Tavistock
     
    Glazebrook House Hotel
    334 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in South Brent
     
    Two Bridges Hotel
    1,072 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Two Bridges
     
    Rooms
    8 Oct9 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 144.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Tavistock hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "760517e3691a41a089f344c41bcbb468", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":3214395,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[76015022],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":8,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":9,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":144,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"760517e3691a41a089f344c41bcbb468","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":149,"lowestMetaPrice":144,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":149,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":149,"lowestMetaPrice":144,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":149,"hotelName":"The Elephant's Nest Inn","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijc2MDUxN2UzNjkxYTQxYTA4OWYzNDRjNDFiY2JiNDY4IiwiQUlLIjoiMmI2ZDA1NTE3NGFjNDAwZTg3NGZkZTE2NTUwNWZlMWEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "08/10/2017", "checkOut": "09/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 144", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"76015767":"TravelocityEWS","69567521":"BookingCom","109360770":"HotelsCom2IB","76015022":"Expedia","76561119":"Hotwire"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (93)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 93 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    I had a lovely two night stay at the Elephant, with mum and dad accompanying me. Mum found the 'rules' left in the room as to what wasn't permitted quite funny and reminded her of her days at boarding school :) . There are ways...More

    Thank 1_Tilly
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We had a good look around the area trying to find somewhere to eat and followed the brown sign to here. The roads were very narrow but well worth it when served excellent food in a warm and traditional environment. Well worth a visit.

    Thank philandpip_sunnyside
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Well hidden down a country lane, we found this inn after a desperate hunt for a decent Sunday roast, and were not let down. I was so impressed that I felt compelled to write a great review, as they served one of the best roast...More

    Thank Jessica H
    Response from dartmoorman, Manager at The Elephant's Nest InnResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for the review, we always have a selection of at least 2 roast meals on a Sunday lunch, including a sirloin of beef. We now also serve food until 3pm on a Sunday. Hope to see you again.

    Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for one night with work and loved it. I'd love to come back in my own time I was so charmed. The B&B is rustic but modern. As in the building looks old and charming with wooden beams and floors and cute entrances...More

    Thank Laura T
    Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

    Myself and my husband, along with my father and stepmother, visited The Elephant's Nest at the beginning of August for my Dad's birthday. A lovely afternoon of drinks, then staying for dinner. The food was gorgeous. We had also booked two of the B&B rooms...More

    Thank Anna R
    Response from dartmoorman, Manager at The Elephant's Nest InnResponded 11 August 2017

    Thank you for the review, glad you enjoyed your stay. We pride ourselves on our large breakfast menu and are more than happy to tweak things! Hope to see you again soon.

    Bovey Castle Hotel
    2,355 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in North Bovey
     
    The Duke of Tavistock
    220 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Tavistock
     
    Glazebrook House Hotel
    334 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in South Brent
     
    Two Bridges Hotel
    1,072 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Two Bridges
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 136 - US$ 155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Priceline, Orbitz, Hotwire, Hotels.com, Cheap Tickets and Booking.com so you can book your The Elephant's Nest Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Devon >
    • Dartmoor National Park >
    • Tavistock
    • Also Known As
    • The Elephant's Nest Inn Tavistock, Devon
    Nearby
    The Duke of Tavistock
    220 reviews
    7.45 km away
     
    Bovey Castle Hotel
    2,355 reviews
    21.44 km away
     
    Two Bridges Hotel
    1,072 reviews
    10.17 km away
     
    Glazebrook House Hotel
    334 reviews
    27.07 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Peter Tavy Inn
    22 reviews
    2.56 km away
    The Castle Inn
    220 reviews
    4.75 km away
    Dartmoor Inn
    68 reviews
    5.72 km away
    The Dartmoor Inn Restaurant
    273 reviews
    5.06 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Cholwell Riding Stables
    146 reviews
    1.58 km away
    Lydford Gorge
    727 reviews
    4.40 km away
    St Michael de Rupe Church
    98 reviews
    5.02 km away
    Tavistock Pannier Market
    393 reviews
    6.92 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Oysterman_12
    17 April 2016|
    Answer
    Response from dartmoorman | Property representative |
    Ring the pub landline, someone will come and meet you. A rough arrival time is helpful.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "We were there to eat"
    Read review
    "Ground floor room has a small patio but room 2 has the best view."
    Read review
    "Upstairs room at back has best views across Dartmoor."
    Read review
    "Room 1 ideal if you have dogs that need frequent access."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing