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Minehead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dunster is a beautiful village, probably the most beautiful in Britain. The Luttrell Hotel is a fabulous building and is full of atmosphere and my favourite place to sit and relax and have a meal or a pleasant drink in the lovely pub garden. The staff are friendly and usually very attentive. I have eaten here with friends and family...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely big , clean room. Will definitely stay there again. Restaurant crew are all friendly, breakfast is good too (would prefer earlier bfast starting time, 7am). Restaurant Food is good but a bit pricey

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the second visit this year. So good the first time we decided to take our friends who were visiting from Yorkshire. Great atmosphere in this historic place. Dunster is fab. The food was excellent with great service. Very Dog friendly. Will always go when in Dunster.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Date night for myself and my husband last night, I hadn't been in to this place for nearly ten years. Lovely warm atmosphere, friendly staff and we enjoyed a drink at the bar before moving to the restaurant. I had scallops followed by venison and then the chocolate dessert. Every course was fantastic and beautifully presented, the venison was the...

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Becca W, Manager at The Luttrell Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review - please don't leave it another 10 years before you visit us again! Best wishes

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived later than expected but were still warmly welcomed and treated wonderfully well - they even kept the kitchen open for us so that we could have some hot food after a long day out in the open air.

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Becca W, Manager at The Luttrell Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor, we appreciate your kind words.

West Midlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Luttrell arms is one of my favourite hotels, and i always visit when in the area. Visited today, saturday lunch and it was really busy. The staff were great, as was the Emoor ale. Fish and chips was unfortunately poor, due to poor piece of fish being overcooked. Still really enjoy visiting hotel, but will avoid eating when busy.

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Becca W, Manager at The Luttrell Arms, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that your fish and chips weren't up to our usual standard, I hope that you brought it to our attention so that we were able to rectify the problem. It does get very busy but we like to think that we uphold our standards throughout and I am disappointed to hear that on this occasion we...

Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fantastic entrance and ambience excellent. great service, truly recommend. a magical experience sitting back in time with an open fire. definitely want to return and experience more of the rooms. next time would like to sit at the back room with bigger fireplace.

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Becca W, Manager at The Luttrell Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor, we really appreciate it. We are very lucky that we have so many fireplaces, one in each bar so you have plenty to choose from! We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Minehead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit the luttrells a lot , we love the place ,the atmosphere,the staff and the food are always amazing so it was very disappointing to come for the exmoor food festival and find they had run out of certain things. We booked 2 weeks in advance but could only get an 8 30 booking, one of my party was...

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Becca W, Manager at The Luttrell Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. The Exmoor Food Fest was a great event, it was very busy and we can only apologise that we had sold out of your first choice of menu items. It is hard to predict what our best sellers will be on events such as this, we will review our...

Dulverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a hidden gem, not only for the character of the beautiful hotel within Dunster but for the standard of food, service, professionalism of management and staff, cleanliness and value. Staying for 1 night we decided to arrive early for some lunch, greeted by attentive happy staff too show us the tables that where available, once decided what we where...

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Becca W, Manager at The Luttrell Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. It is lovely to read your comments and we appreciate you sharing them with other TripAdvisor users. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife, son and I stayed in the Luttrell Arms on the 14/02/2017. It was Valentines night but that was a coincidence. I have been to Dunster many times before but have never stayed at the Luttrell Arms. The booking was effortless and friendly, the rate was excellent for the quality of the Hotel, our rooms were large for an...

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The Luttrell Arms is a 3 star, 28 room hotel. Set in the medieval village of Dunster with its many interesting buildings, under the shadow of the Castle and within the Exmoor National Park. The privately owned 14th century Luttrell Arms is surrounded by beautiful countryside making it the ideal destination for that weekend break or midweek getaway. Stroll around the village, walk the moor, or just sit by a log fire in a building where hospitality has been a way of life for hundreds of years. Heritage "If you could bottle the air in the bar at the Luttrell Arms and sell it you'd clean up" so wrote a local journalist. The smell of logs burning on the fire, a hint of hops from the pints of ale, add to this the smell of something aromatic being cooked in the kitchen, and the most essential element - the smell of history, it oozes out of the walls which have stood for 800 years. There are many outstanding architectural features, the medieval hall with its hammer beam roof (room 17) and twelve light window. History seeps out of the blackened frames, which had their glass rattled loose as Cromwell’s gunners laid siege to Dunster Castle from a defended strong point at the end of the garden. Cromwell’s Commander, Col. Robert Blake walked the corridors of the hotel, it was then called the Ship Inn and was used as his headquarters throughout the siege of the castle. Also of note is some very fine plasterwork on the ceiling of the lounge downstairs, and the plaster over mantle in room 12, showing Actaeon being devoured by hounds. The Arms of Luttrell that we use today carry us back to a Gentleman of 1261, the crest takes us only back to 1621, but the supporters are directly derived from one of the Barons who coerced King John into sealing Magna Carta. A more modern visitor is Hercule Poirot. In "The Cornish Mystery" he confronts the murderer in one of the hotel’s bedrooms. ... more   less 

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Address: 32-36 High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Dunster
Price Range: RM514 - RM771 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Luttrell Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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