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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Stayed for one night after getting married in the afternoon and had informal reception there arrived at 1600hrs and the staff looked after us and our guests wonderfully we ordered our meals off the the standard menu and the food was delicious they even cooked the children's meals first so they didn't get bored waiting to be fed. Mike, one...

2Thank Phil B
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I've had the pleasure of staying at the Cromwell now on two separate occasions with my work colleagues and must say I highly recommend it here. The service, food, accommodation and all staff made myself and the lads stay very enjoyable and comfortable. We will be going back next month and look forward to it 👍

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night on the Friday of August bank holiday having stayed in Tintagel and being en route to Torquay. The room was pleasant. However no proper hairdryer just one of those useless bathroom jobs. It was sweltering hot so we were grateful for the fan that we found in the cupboard. Staff were friendly. Nice pub garden....

Thank MariaTEssex
JULIE R, Owner at Cromwell Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review which we are surprised to hear. We provide fans as the rooms do let the sunshine in and can get hot, it is a 17th century building. We are not a hotel and we have time restrictions on bar service as otherwise other residents complain that we are too noisy - we can never win!...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights recently Sept, Rooms are very basic with 2 single beds together as one,bathrooms are very tiny and hurt my head several times around the toilet area, not good if you are 6 feet tall,the shower was non existing so we made do with a bath,one other point is the rooms are very very hot,so we...

Thank Edward D
JULIE R, Owner at Cromwell Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review which we are surprised to hear. Our king rooms have a zip and link system as most places do - how would we able to get a king size bed up the stairs of a 17th century building? We are not a hotel and we have time restrictions on bar service as otherwise other residents...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights. If you've ever felt like an inconvenience as a customer to a business this is how we felt. The Cromwell Arms is in a great location and has a good pub atmosphere, but the hotel service is just very average.

Thank TriggersBroom
JULIE R, Owner at Cromwell Arms, responded to this review

I am sorry you had to review us so harshly. The problem maybe is that we are not a hotel, we are a country pub with rooms. We don't provide hotel facilities such as a night porter, room service, open 24 hours a day and never have done. Our prices to stay reflect this. If you want to stay in...

Quarry Bank
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights. Great location close to all amenities. And a few minutes from Dartmoor. Very clean and staff very accommodating. Room we had was very spacious and comfortable. Excellent food and the Sunday lunch is not to be missed. Bonus is plenty of parking. Would recommend to all.

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Cromwell Arms for a weekend during the summer with two couples. On arrival we got shown to our rooms, which were spacious and clean. The bed was a bit too soft and bouncy, which made for a light sleep. The shower could do with more water pressure, but was ok. The hair dryer can be considered...

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Bovey Tracey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Cromwell Arms was a great place to stay, we found the host / staff to be very friendly and quick to serve even when being very busy. The food was excellent and again well served by the staff. Our room for two nights was very comfortable with a large shower / bathroom and a wardrobe big enough for all...

1Thank parklands2015
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Our first night in Devon on our family holiday we were all hungry and desperate to eat. We arrived at 5:45 and was told they didn't serve food until 6, fine. So we looked at the menu and found what the 5 of us wanted to eat and went to place our order. But the staff looked at the clock...

1Thank CarlElizabeth
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Stayed for one night, mid week for bed and breakfast. Staff friendly and welcoming. Room and bathroom were clean and had everything you needed. The pub area was also clean and well maintained. Breakfast was served in a dining room reserved for the guests. Apparently the pub was fully occupied for the night and this proved to be true at...

Thank Jane D

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cromwell Arms is just a 5 minute drive off the A38, being ideally located on the edge of Dartmoor and in close proximity to the Heathfield Industrial Estate.The town of Bovey Tracey, also known as the Gateway to the Moor, offers easy access to endless countryside and attractions and is a fantastic place from which to explore the whole region, from the moors, tors and villages, to the beaches and seaside towns of Devon and the rest of the South West of England. With Exeter, Plymouth and Newton Abbot easily accessible from here and being only 10 miles away from the sea, our location is an ideal stop over for a business trip, a weekend break or for longer staying guests holidaying in sunny Devon. The 17th century oak beamed coaching inn is a family run award winning* establishment in the heart of the town and offers 14 tastefully,comfortable en-suite bedrooms. One of which is a family room that can sleep up to 6 people comfortably. We have Wifi throughout the main building, a lawned beer garden with a pagoda and decking for those warm sunny days and two log fires to warm you on those cosy winter nights. We even have some chickens to say hello to! So, whether you are on holiday, on business or just passing through, a visit here is highly recommended. Dogs are welcome to stay too. Great British Pub Awards South West Winners 2014 Cellar St Austell Brewery - Beer Pub of the Year 2013/2014 St Austell Brewery - Tenants of the Year 2010/2011 ... more   less 

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Address: Fore Street | Dartmoor, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9AE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Bovey Tracey
Price Range: €85 - €98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cromwell Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Room 9 was spacious with king size bed. Noise from the outdoor seating might disturb light sleepers, especially on weekends.”
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“Get a second floor room, if you are able to go up steep stairs, as it's quieter”
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“We had the one accessible room (ground floor)so not sure about other rooms.”
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“A room at the front seems to be best,”
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“Front rooms have views of High Street”
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