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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2016

A wonderful few days as always. The new deck area is cleverly incorporated into the existing building although it may need a rejig to eliminate the whale song that occurs whenever the wind blows. Only real criticism is that the cleaning staff need to dust the top of the wardrobe occasionally, as with nowhere else to store cases my husband...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear digdog_12, Thank you for your review. The new terrace really is a great addition to the hotel. We are working on resolving the noise issue when the wind blows through the supports. Housekeeping has taken on board your comments and I can only apologise to your husband. The seating arrangements are organised so that we try to get everyone...

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Only stayed one night, wish we were there longer! This is very special, wonderful location & very well maintained. We had room 42, a family room, which was beautifully decorated & with a stunning balcony & a nice little table & chairs in the window, beds were comfortable - we loved it ! The restaurant is very special - virtually...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Graham H, Thank you for your very kind review regarding your stay. Room 42 is a fantastic room and has been even more so with the addition of our new terrace and the new bathroom in 42. We have a very talented team in the kitchen who produce some of the best meals in Devon, served by our professional...

Witchampton
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The hotel is in a beautiful position !The food was delicious! Unfortunately mildew in the bathroom and wallpaper peeling off the bedroom wall, this is not what's expected when paying £210 for a nights stay and £9 for a Guinness!!! Unfortunately I won't be visiting again!

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Samcasey, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to read that you will not be staying with us again. With regards to your room, we have rectified the problems you encountered and can only apologise. Our bar prices are an average reflection of the local prices in 4 start hotels in and around Devon, our Guiness is not...

The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at the Watersmeet hotel. The hotel is situated spectacularly, right by/above the sea. The views are phenomenal. The food is nice. The hotel is quiet and friendly. The staff were kind but quite slow to pick up on any wishes, orders etc. There were mostly elderly couples staying at the hotel; perhaps that set the...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear J H, Thank you for your time to review Watersmeet. I am happy to read that overall you enjoyed your stay. I'm sorry to hear of the issue with the smoke in the rooms. Our smoking area is outside the main entrance and we generally have no problems with the smoke in the rooms above. We would like to...

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Our eldest son was married at The Watersmeet Hotel last weekend, and everything about the day (and the weekend) was perfect. The wedding planner Helen had ensured that the whole process ran smoothly, and so allayed any nerves. All staff seemed really happy for us all, and were welcoming, proactive and very pleasant. Luggage was moved quickly and efficiently; chairs...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear pollywouldbe, Thank you for taking the time to review your sons wedding weekend here. It was a pleasure to have you all here for their special occasion. The sun shone and it was a fantastic few days. We look forward to welcoming you all back at some time.

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Booked the hotel on the 19 January for a deluxe room with a balcony or terrace for the 20 May for 3 nights, it was to celebrate a special occasion, hence the early booking. I emailed the hotel today to confirm I had a balcony, only to be told that my room booking mistakenly had been made for a room...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Judith D, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on Tripadvisor. As discussed via emails we can only apologise for the error with your booking and that you didn't get to stay with us. I am sorry that the situation couldn't be rectified as we were fully booked and all of our balcony rooms were occupied....

exeter
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The sun shone. We had blue skies. Our favourite beach. Our favourite hotel in Woolacombe.with the most beautiful views. Lovely new terraces since we last visited. Really was a special stay. Can't go wrong in Woolacombe rain or shine. We love it!

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear loltx, Thank you for your review. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. The new terrace is a fantastic addition to the Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We have just visited this hotel to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary , we wanted to be by the sea in luxury and that is exactly what we got! The hotel couldn't be closer to the sea and we had a balcony over looking a beautiful cove and then out to sea! So wonderful to drift off to sleep with...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fay H Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay here with us for your anniversary and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Minehead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

After booking the 4 Poster room to celebrate my wife's 50th Birthday, I received a call to say the room was double booked. I accepted the Deluxe room with terrace instead. The room was well presented and the terrace would have been great if the weather wasn't so bad. We had a king size bed that was well worn, I...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear aphadley, Many thanks for taking the time to review the Watersmeet. I can only apologise for the lack of hot water during your stay. It has now been rectified. As for the double booking this was down to human error and apologise for the inconvenience you experienced. We are happy to read that you enjoyed dining with us and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2016

No question, with a fairly recent refurbishment, this is a top class hotel to stay in. It has stunning views. Breakfast was excellent, service was top notch, but then one expects that paying this sort of price. We skimped by not having a sea view (room 18), and the room was lovely, but at circa £150 b&b, but we didn't...

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General M, Manager at Watersmeet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stravaiger_12, Many thanks for your kind words regarding your stay. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future when you could stay in one of our sea view rooms.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant
Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant
Cuisines: British, European
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Watersmeet hotel located on the quiet edge of Woolacombe is one of Devon's finest coastal hotels. It is perfectly perched on the cliff edge above a quiet, sandy beach known as Combegate beach. All but three of the bedrooms offer spectacular sea views to Lundy Island and Baggy Point. A number of the bedrooms have original wooden balconies where you can sit and watch magnificent sunsets. The seaward side of the hotel offers one long, uninterrupted panorama and whether you're reading the paper in the lounge or dining in the restaurant you can enjoy the most wonderful views of the sea and rolling surf. The very best pocket sprung beds; thick, luxurious duvets; crisp white linen and superior memory foam pillows ensure a comfortable night's sleep. The table d'hote and bistro restaurants offer a high standard of cuisine. 2 AA rosette awarded many of the ingredients are locally sourced. On the hotel's doorstep is one of the country's best surfing beaches; a top links golf course. For the ramblers - the hotel could not be better placed with scenic National Trust land that surround the hotel and beautiful coastal footpaths to Morte Point and Lee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Watersmeet Hotel

Address: Woolacombe EX34 7EB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Woolacombe
Price Range: ₹ 10,323 - ₹ 26,210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Watersmeet Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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