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Marston Lodge Hotel

Marston Lodge St. Michaels Road Exmoor National Park, Minehead TA24 5JP England
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#1 of 12 hotels in Minehead
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Marston Lodge is an impressive Edwardian coast & country house, retaining much of its original charm & style. Built on Exmoor's North Hill, it enjoys unrivaled views from most of its en-suite rooms. Take a 10 min. walk via the lanes into town for the wide selection of quirky shops, pubs & restaurants or head along the coast to the medieval village of Dunster. Follow the South West Coast Path & venture up on to Exmoor National Park (a few steps from our front door!). Let us create a memorable itinerary & guide you to Exmoor's hot spots. Return from an exhilarating day to a log fire, freshly baked cakes or a hearty Home Made supper (Min. 48 hours notice). For those wishing to make life-style changes, arrange a personally tailored Hypnotherapy session or enjoy a Relaxation Treatment in the comfort of the hotel (Min. 48 hours notice required). With welcoming, informal hosts, Marston Lodge combines a home-from-home style atmosphere with precious memories. A tranquil & unique little gem!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Car hire
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Secured parking
Bar / lounge
Wine / champagne
Game room
Horseback riding
Bicycle tours
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Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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Bottled water
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David j wrote a review Jul 2021
Ovingdean, United Kingdom28 contributions23 helpful votes
Hotel is situated on a hill and has lovely views. Breakfast is delivered to your room because of COVID. It’s very quiet and peaceful ensuring a good nights sleep. The interior is not modern but very comfortable and unique. Alex is very knowledgeable and provides good information about walks and local countryside. Had a lovley stay thank you Alex and Naomi
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Property has stairs.
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Response from Alex and Naomi de Mendoza, Owner at Marston Lodge Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Oh, what a wonderful review?! Thank you David. It was a pleasure to host you & we are both thrilled that you had such an enjoyable & relaxing stay with us. Alex was over the moon that you followed his advice & really made the best of your visit (he is pretty knowledgeable!) Hope your next leg was equally exciting. With our very best wishes, Alex & Naomi.
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DebsyJ2014 wrote a review Jun 2021
Keswick, United Kingdom43 contributions49 helpful votes
Hotel is furnished in line with an old mansion house so doesn't have mod cons but gives it the right atmosphere. Powerful shower and comfy bed. It is located above the town, with stunning views from the small terrace on the first floor. Very good picnic breakfast delivered to the room (due to COVID restrictions) and complimentary home made cake at around 4pm in the afternoon (delicious!). Very quiet peaceful stay - thank you Naomi and Alex.
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Date of stay: May 2021
Response from Alex and Naomi de Mendoza, Owner at Marston Lodge Hotel
Responded 19 Jun 2021
Thank you so much for your lovely comments; they are hugely appreciated. We are doing our best in unusual circumstances; the feedback has been very positive, thus far, so we shall continue to work in our 'new normal'. It was lovely to host you both for the week & we are looking forward to seeing more of you when you have settled into your new home. Glad the cakes were such a big hit! You know where to come when you're peckish! With our love & best wishes, Alex & Naomi.
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jennyhansford wrote a review Sep 2020
Dorchester, United Kingdom1 contribution
We were given a very warm welcome when we arrived at Marston Lodge Hotel. Our room was beautifully decorated and the view of the bay and the hills was quite spectacular. Due to the Covid restrictions our choice of breakfast was served to our bedroom door each morning......and beautifully presented I may add. I would strongly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Minehead.
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Date of stay: September 2020
annmain98 wrote a review Sep 2020
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This hotel was very welcoming even with the current constraints. Everyone was friendly, in particular Alex who shared his local knowledge willingly, helping us discover the area in the short time we were there. We’d happily stay again.
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Date of stay: September 2020
125caz wrote a review Sep 2020
Redditch, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
Lovely hotel, comfy bedroom and great view of Minehead. Ideal location for walking into the Town. Hoists very helpful giving advice of local places to visit and recommendations for restaurants . Very difficult time for them due to Covid 19 but they covered every aspect to keep visitors safe. Special thoughtful things like slices of cake fresh local fruit left for you to help your self after using hand gel, offered daily. Sadly their dinning room lounge and pool room could not be used but all looked very classy and overall a lovely place to stay again in the future.
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Date of stay: September 2020
US$97 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Marston Lodge Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Marston Lodge Hotel?
Nearby attractions include South West Coast Path - Culver Cliff Woodland Walk (0.4 km), Blenheim Gardens (0.4 km), and Minehead Museum (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Marston Lodge Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Marston Lodge Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Marston Lodge Hotel?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Marston Lodge Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Wheelhouse Restaurant, The Old Ship Aground, and The Toucan Cafe.
Is Marston Lodge Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Minehead.
Are there any historical sites close to Marston Lodge Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Dunster Castle (4.0 km), Church of All Saints (4.8 km), and St Peter's Church, Minehead Quay (0.4 km).
Does Marston Lodge Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.