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Commodore Hotel

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Swinton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Just spent the weekend at The Commodore at Instow in Devon and cannot believe it is only a 3 Star. The hotel is immaculate. The bedrooms are one of the best I have been in. They are very spacious with a large bathroom. We stayed on a bed breakfast basis but had an evening meal on one of the nights....

Thank Christine B
New Milton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Been Many Times with Family and Solo.From Entry to Leaving you are treated by All Staff as if you were The Royal Family.Wonderful Setting,Decor,Rooms.From Breakfast to the Stunning Dinner Menu and Dining Room over looking the Bay.Lovely Conservatory area for Tea and Reading.It says 3 Star,but you Get a 5 Star Service at an Affordable Price.Ideally located for a 3/4...

1Thank Logan1975
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Visted family down here over Xmas and went for lunch at the Commodore. The owner warmly greets his guests at the door and is very friendly and helpful. Even though the place was quite busy service was prompt,friendly and efficient. The food is very good,fresh and tasty. I had the Sea Bass which was mouthwateringly fresh. The hotel is beautifully...

1Thank annette g
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Ten of us for a meal which was first class as ever. We were very well looked after as usual. Our guests commented on how comfortable the hotel is. Six of us stayed the night and enjoyed excellent breakfast. We will be back again

Thank MichaelandPhoebe
Reviewed 19 December 2015

We attended a Christmas function last night and stayed over for one night. We have returned home completely impressed by the hotel. We received a warm welcome on arrival and all the staff were so friendly throughout our stay. The hotel is modern in decoration and has a lovely atmosphere. The room was beautiful and the views across to Appledore...

1Thank BidefordPenningtons
Reviewed 19 November 2015

The hotel is in the most beautiful location opposite the beach overlooking the estuary to Appledore, The view from the dining room and the front facing rooms is one you will never tire of and changes with the seasons and the time of day but that's not the best bit. The food in the hotel is simply the best, the...

1Thank Ben F
Bideford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We go to the Commodore about 6/7 times a year and always have a very good meal. Last Sunday we had the best lunch ever here it was outstanding in all ways, the weather was perfect, the staff always remember us and even this was a late 94th Birthday for my Mother they even gave her box of chocolates. Had...

1Thank threeway_10
West Wales
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I stayed here with my parents last december, we enjoyed it so much were going to return this year, so thought I'd better write review before this years! The food was exceptional and we had a Marine bedroom as did my parents and they were wonderful. The family who run the hotel are warm and welcoming as well as extremely...

Thank Little_Axe
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We enjoyed our dance week-end at the Commodore. Good food and well looked after. Nice room with a good view. I did wonder why there was no curtain on the shower though. I found out why when I turned the tap on and experienced the low water flow. Otherwise no problems.

Thank swimmertwice
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We stayed from Saturday to Monday and were made to feel very special. This hotel is owned and managed by Gary Woolaway;his wife and two sons James and William. The warm family feel is obvious in the exemplary personal service, the lovely atmosphere and all the little touches which make your visit special. Our room was on the ground floor...

Thank Lynn W

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Marine Restaurant
Cuisines: British
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Commodore Hotel

Address: Marine Parade, Instow, Bideford EX39 4JN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Torridge > Bideford > Instow
Hotel Class:3 star — Commodore Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Commodore Hotel Instow, Devon
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“The best rooms dare facing the river with a balcony”
692rob, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“I think the Gound Floor rooms are larger than the others. Not a room tip but the decaff coffee served after dinner was excellent!”
409DavidJ409, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 5 is a very pleasant room.”
pulsatilla2016, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Most have good views .”
559suzannel, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All front of hotel rooms have stunning views”
329GrahamE, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
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