If you are travelling to Devon for your summer holidays, or even if you’re having a bit of a stay-cation and having some time away from home elsewhere in the county, there’s plenty of different options and places where you can stay. Our social media following gave us loads of fantastic suggestions, but these ten hotels were the ones that definitely caught our eye!
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Lifton Hall, Lifton
Lifton Hall is a relaxed and friendly hotel. The building is Grade II Listed with parts dating from the early 17th Century and combines traditional Devon character with modern refurbishments. They have ten large and comfortable, en suite bedrooms – each with its own character and charm.
The Belmont Hotel, Sidmouth
From the moment you drive through the castellated entrance and are greeted by their frock coated doorman, you realise you are in a world apart. Only yards from the beach and the Esplanade, the enchanting Belmont Hotel in Sidmouth maintains the impeccable standards of a bygone age. Enjoy wonderful dining in their Restaurant, where they take pride in Silver Service, and be amazed by the gorgeous sea views. The 4 star Belmont Hotel is everything you ever dreamt of finding in a traditional seaside luxury hotel.
Paschoe House, Crediton
Paschoe House is a luxury family run country house hotel, restaurant and events venue in the heart of Devon. They are open daily for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner for both residents and non-residents. They are located 15 minutes to the North of Dartmoor and 25 minutes from the city of Exeter amongst 25 acres of land in a sheltered valley and right on the edge of the famous Two Moors Way footpath.
Deer Park Hotel, Honiton
With 80 acres of glorious grounds, beautiful boutique hotel bedrooms, a pretty Italian garden and a ridiculously tasty double-rosette winning restaurant, we think you’ll agree that the 18th Century Georgian mansion that is the Deer Park Hotel is a delightful bundle of wonderfulness.
Lewtrenchard Hotel, Okehampton
Lewtrenchard Manor is one of the most popular and most prestigious family run luxury hotels in Devon. Nestled in a secluded valley beneath Dartmoor’s wild tors, and virtually untouched by time, the Manor is located in a magnificent setting. Steeped in history, this Jacobean manor dates back to the early 1600s, and is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing break, away from the modern world, in beautiful surroundings.
Grand Torquay, Torquay
The Grand Hotel Torquay has one of the best locations on the English Riviera, perched on the seafront in Torquay and surrounded by 22 miles of stunning Devon coastline. The nearest beach is directly opposite and they are an easy stroll along the seafront into the town, which includes a harbour, theatre, and marina. There are also plenty of activities and local attractions nearby.
Bovey Castle, North Bovey
Located in the heart of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, the 5 Red Star Bovey Castle rests in 275 acres of beautiful countryside and rolling valleys. First opened as a hotel and golf resort in 1930 by Great Western Railways, the luxury castle hotel boasts 60 fabulous bedrooms, 22 self-catering country lodges nestled in the grounds, not to mention two refurbished restaurants, the Elan Spa and their award-winning 18 hole championship golf course, designed by J F Abercromby!
Mill End Hotel, Chagford
A Dartmoor hotel on the banks of Devon’s majestic River Teign, Mill End Hotel and Restaurant is your perfect Country House hideaway. Escape to Dartmoor. Immerse yourself in the wild glory of Devon’s own Dartmoor National Park, whilst soaking up the hospitality, comfort and warmth on which they pride themselves on.
North Cote Manor, Umberleigh
If you’re going to consider a break away, then it has to be special. North Cote Manor hotel is positioned in a peaceful location amongst beautiful north Devon countryside. They work hard to ensure they maintain high standards of hospitality and delicious gourmet food on their menus, so you’ll long to return time and again.
Langstone Hotel, Dawlish
Set in 19 acres of woodlands on the beautiful south coast of Devon, the Langstone Cliff Hotel is nestled in the heart of Dawlish Warren. Overlooking the Exe Estuary, the Langstone Cliff Hotel boasts luscious lawns and well pruned gardens. With magnificent sea views over the golden sandy beaches, the Devonshire hotel’s reputation as one of the most family friendly hotels in Devon is clear to see.