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The Sportsmans Inn & Ivybridge Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were VERY welcoming Very Old School, typical English Pub/Inn, however the accommodation was just that, 'Old-School'! Bedding was fresh and clean, a digital TV and all the amenities, however very 70's in decor. Breakfast was perfect, a good traditional English Fry up, not too much, but not too little either so 8/10 for breakfast. :-) Didn't try the evening...

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Crewkerne
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We used the sportsman as a b&b plus an evening meal . The food was faultless ! The staff were friendly and professional. The atmosphere and surroundings were nostalgic . Like the good old days when pubs were pubs ! Room was very clean and bedding was to an excellent standard! We would use this pub again if working in...

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Thank you very much for your kind review. I am very pleased that that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again. Patrick

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Ordered the garlic mushrooms and a cheeseburger, which turned out to be a delicious monster burger. The serving staff are engaging and interested in you. Perfect for a spot of lunch and TLC. Thank you Sportsmans team, sterling service

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Thank Flyboy787
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I stayed here after 2 weeks hiking across Dartmoor, so would have slept anywhere with a roof! However this surpassed my expectations. Decent sized room, very comfy bed. Clean bathroom. Best of all though, was the breakfast - you get loads: Porridge, cereal, toast, juice, tea/coffee - and then they bring out a big full English! Good location too -...

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soldeu
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Very disappointing visit. The staff were friendly which is really the only positive thing I can say. As others have commented in great detail this place needs gutting and a total refurb'. This is perhaps unlikely so selling the land for building development seems an equally good solution. If you have a choice - try elsewhere

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Booked the triple room which was called the budget room. If you are on a budget this room fits the bill. Size of room was ok, decor was a bit tatty, bedding was lovely and clean, room was clean. We had a separate private bathroom across the hall, which needed some work doing to it to tidy it up. Breakfast...

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The hotel looks very shabby when you drive up and the shabby experience continues throughout the visit . The public areas are very retro and look and feel grubby , no money has been spent on this dark depressing area . The bedrooms are very depressing and dusty . The bedding and towels were very clean so this was a...

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Thank Celeste146
West Huntspill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Very dated establishment. In need of total refurbishment. The Superior room we booked was very dated, dingy and in need of a good clean. No matress protector, stained matress. Cobwebs and dust on light fitting. Tatty furniture, stained seating, grease on fabric headboard. Felt very let down as room was not cheap. The food was plentiful and value for money....

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Usually when writing a review I try to 'BIG UP' the good points at the beginning, describe any shortfalls in the middle, and leave the reader on a high with the unique selling point at the end. With this review I'm struggling from the very start! This Hotel is located immediately off the main road that runs through Ivybridge. Our...

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Hindhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Having an appointment in Plymouth, we wanted to stay outside town without it costing the earth. The Hotel is fairly unattractive from the outside but we received a very warm and helpful welcome and were swiftly shown our room. The actual pub area has, shall we say, seen better days and has a pervasive smell of cooking and ancient cigarette...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about The Sportsmans Inn & Ivybridge Hotel

Address: Exeter Road, Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park PL21 0BQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Ivybridge
Price Range: ₹ 4,472 - ₹ 8,165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Sportsmans Inn & Ivybridge Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Try a different hotel”
soldeuski, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Have no idea would not advise booking this hotel”
Celeste146, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try elsewhere, wi-fi did not work in room.”
kengranville, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I'm unable to constructively comment as I'm never going back to try another room!”
qman9000, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If solo, upgrade to a room wth an en-suite.”
traveller1648, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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