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Commodore Hotel

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Excellent value. Good food (try the fish and chips), good beer and super helpful and friendly without being in your face staff. Owned and run by a families and it shows. Great setting, well equipped rooms.

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Thank Hugh C
Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

3rd trip to this hotel,lovely spot with lots to do locally ,spacious rooms some with views accross the estuary coupled with friendly staff with that family feel and really good food.Caters for the more mature couple and well adapted for those with reduced mobility ,I'm in my 40's and intend to keep going back,a quiet relaxing break .

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Thank Nicky H
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I know this place well and really enjoy the service and views . The food is average not great but definately not bad either if it was gourmet then we might not get near it so i am happy with the quality price ratio as it stands

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Thank Gundamuck
Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 December 2016

A group of eight people enjoyed a wonderful lunch at a table in the window overlooking the Taw & Torridge estuary, first class service and a wide choice of menu including a Xmas special menu at £18. The food was all cooked fresh and beautifully presented. We will definitely be returning to enjoy this delightful Hotel by the water again....

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We booked a room here for an afternoon buffet reception for our Mothers 90th birthday. What a delight. Superb room, wonderful view over estuary, extremely attentive staff and owners and a tasty, value for money buffet with and attentive waiter on hand the whole time. This was as good as it gets at £17 per head. Fabulous!

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1Thank Wistman10
Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We have been visiting this hotel for meals and events for some years and been very happy - but today was either a bad day or standards have tumbled. It was a miserable day and the hotel was cool - cool reception and temperature. We were meeting a large group of friends for lunch and arrived early for coffee. The...

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1Thank RWWDevon
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I went into the hotel with two business associates for coffees and a short meeting and was told that you cant have coffees unless you eat something , when we said we just wanted 3 coffees , we were told you must eat something ,obviously the hotel has so much business that it can turn away clients , I haven't...

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4Thank JaT124
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We have been to this lovely hotel three times. Every visit has been charming for several reasons: + The staff which are mainly family are warm, friendly and effective. + The furnishing of the rooms and the public areas is cosy and attractive. + The location is excellent for exploring North Devon. Writing this has reminded me that we must...

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Thank GrahamEHB
devon
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I live near to this lovely hotel and called into reception yesterday to book a table for one of their pre Christmas functions. What I wasnt expecting was the Fawlty towers moment that followed. This is the one where the receptionist pretends for that she doesnt know your there for a bit, and then when finally looking up from whatever...

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3Thank sadface2013
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Lovely family run hotel, great food and setting. Sun sets are beautiful, summer on the beach. Afternoon tea and 4 course meal is high quality. The rooms have been done up and are now more modern. The waiters and waitresses are very experienced and work hard.

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