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Watergate Bay Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Set on a beach in north Cornwall, Watergate Bay Hotel is so close to the sea that you can watch the surfers while you eat. It's about the balance in life: getting among the elements, eating and drinking well and having fun. The Bay has a dedicated surf school, year-round events, Swim Club, the hotel's take on a spa and three restaurants. Eat at sea level in The Beach Hut. Take your time over seasonal produce in Zacry's Restaurant. Pass the sharing boards in The Living Space, which has a staggering bar selection, especially if you're a gin lover. From standard house doubles to sea-view-suites, no two bedrooms are the same. And with family suites, dog friendly rooms, carefully planned Kids' Zone activities and dinner reservations, parents can find time for themselves on their family holiday.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Bay View
Great View
Hotel links
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Special Offer:Three night break
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48Car recommended
Grade: 48 out of 100
269Restaurantswithin 10 km
80Attractionswithin 10 km
100Room tips
Traveller rating
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Time of year
Traveller type
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  • English
Popular mentions
from the milk in the Fridge to the wonderful towels, toilet paper and bedding, home from home...the views are simply stunning, range of food & drink and the quality was super. I would come back everyweekend.
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Response from Judi B, Brand manager at Watergate Bay Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
Hello Hanbean2, thank you for the five stars and the note about our details. We are glad to hear you woudl like to come back every weekend.
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Hotel's Favourite
I could describe how warm the staff are, how comfortable the lounge and restaurant is, or how enjoyable the pool, sauna and hot tub are. But none of that really gets to the true magic of the Watergate Bay Hotel experience. My husband and I stayed for the first time in March
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Response from MarkWGB, General Manager at Watergate Bay Hotel
Responded 7 Feb 2019
Hi Claire, thank you for the fabulous review from your recent stay. I'm delighted to hear you are already planning your return visit! I will share your feedback with the team and we look forward to welcoming you both back again soon. Kind regards, Mark
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Never fails to deliver on so many levels. Wonderful, brilliant, excellent, faultless. Staff are awesome. Can't help enough. Food is delicious and beautifully served. Views breathtaking. Rooms clean and so comfortable. All facilities 5 star... Its a no brainer, choose Watergate
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Response from Judi B, Brand manager at Watergate Bay Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Hello Amos, Thank you for the fantastic review and recommendation. We are delighted you have enjoyed your stay with us. See you soon.
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The staff are a real credit to this establishment. Everyone we encountered was friendly, attentive and nothing was too much trouble. The lady that checked us in, even delivered 2 glasses of Prosecco to our room after finding out it was my boyfriends birthday, such a lovely
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Response from Judi B, Brand manager at Watergate Bay Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
Hello Maddie, Thank you for the five star review and for taking the time to compliment our team, I will be sure to share this with them. It sounds like you had a lovely birthday celebration and we are glad you found our sauna. See you when you return.
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The hotel is worth being there just for the amazing views providing a small piece of heaven you won’t want to leave. The atmosphere in this hotel is one where straight away feel the stresses of life melt away. Rooms are light, airy and contemporary. Beds/ pillows super
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Response from Judi B, Brand manager at Watergate Bay Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Ilovetravelling We are glad you had a good time and were able to relax during your stay. It sound that you had fun celebrating. Thank you for the great review and the five stars. See you soon.
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Ocean Wing rooms
Our wonderful room :-)
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Room 116
view from our room!
Will you be having any air con added in any of the rooms ?
The Hotel is big and airy in the main part so temperature is comfortable all year round. I would certainly ring them as some new rooms may have Aircon but maybe not the stunning view.They are extremely helpful and always do their best to help.
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What time is check in and check out?
Hello Catherine, check in is at 3pm. You are more than welcome to arrive earlier and use the hotel facilities. Departure is at 11.30am.
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What time is check in and check out?
Anything 28th _31st July? Thankyou
They are very accommodating the customer comes first
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"Room 22 has dual aspect beach view with a small balcony and a roll top bath in the bigger beach facing window! Perfect!"
"rooms in the newer bit at the back of the hotel have a great sea view. Third floor is great."
"Sea view with a balcony is great for enjoying a morning coffee"
"Room 22 is very good, but probably one of the most expensive"
"upgrade to Ocean view if you can"
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