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Basildon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Had a great stay here, lovely room, great shower and really helpful staff! I brought my bike and there was storage out the back, plus free parking. Amazing breakfast too - just a shame I wasn't up to eating much of it after too many drinks with the locals the night before!

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great hotel central to village , lovely friendly staff and comfortable rooms , very well kept and dog friendly too . Outdoor seating area with access to field behind which was ideal for our dog to run free . Breakfast was great , staff attentive and most helpful . Good value for money and free parking too . Ideal base...

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband booked for two nights for my birthday. The room was lovely, the staff were amazing and we enjoyed the food. Haven't got a bad word to say about the place. So beautiful and relaxing. We are already planning to come back for my husbands birthday would definitely recommend!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Booked this on the recommendation of some friends arrived early to be greeted by a young lady who promptly showed us to our room. The room was decorated to a high standard and was very well set out. We decided to go off and explore around and returned a couple of hours for some food. Reasonable prices and great food...came...

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Cornwall
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Stayed for a couple of nights, room was great, staff very pleasant (all of them) and the food eaten on both nights (including a steak) was absolutely fine. Would definitely come back next time in Porlock

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Warwickshire
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have stayed as guests at The Castle Hotel,Porlock 3 times and it has been really lovely every time with lovely staff, good food and drinks! The Castle has now recently changed hands and on our last visit to Porlock with our daughter, son in law and granddaughter we thought we would try it and would pop...

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Thank Hanra222
Englefield Green, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were staying at the Overstream Guest House and upon arrival, somewhat later than anticipated at 8.30pm, the owner suggested we eat at The Castle as their kitchen was open until 9pm. The pub area was busy, cosy and welcoming and the staff we encountered were very helpful and polite. We made a quick choice as to what we would...

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Thank Susan C
Lichfield
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We went for a Sunday lunch a couple of weeks ago and were very disappointed with the meal. The restaurant was empty so that probably should have given us a clue. It was not what was expected. You need to up your standard of food please.

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Thank jennythepotter
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I visited here with family after coming a few years ago for a drink. We ordered food and steak arrived well done even though I had ordered medium and no cheese on burger as ordered. Not a major problem and I don't normally send food back but as steak is most expensive thing on menu I would like it cooked...

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bristol
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights we was up in the attic had a fantastic view but not much room with the bed up against the wall the staff are fantastic and friendly especially Danny and Asti and the man serving breakfast who could remember what every body liked the breakfast could not be faulted will defiantly be back but will...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Castle, a cosy and friendly family run B&B in the middle of Porlock's High Street in Somerset. Whether you wish to pop in for a drink and a bite to eat or stay the night in one of our en suite rooms, you are sure of a warm welcome. Our public bar offers a range of draught ales and ciders, in addition to a variety of bottled beers, hot drinks, soft drinks and a selection of wines and spirits. Additionally, we now offer a selection of hot & cold snacks and light meals throughout the day. Full lunch and dinner menus are on their way - watch this space! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Castle

Address: High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8PY, England (Formerly Miller's Bistro & Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Porlock
Price Range: RM390 - RM419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Castle 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“We stayed in the annex which was well appointed, warm and very quiet away from the main road”
 of 5 bubbles H8962CJericam, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We did not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles WarwickshireMarakesh, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top rooms are cosy and very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Moostie, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room 14is ok not great view top room is very good”
 of 5 bubbles O4175GApaulm, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Number 14 is beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles 776anneo, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
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