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The Smugglers Rest

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Built in the 1800s, the Smugglers Rest nestles in the quaint coastal village of Mortehoe, just a short walk from one of Europe's best beaches. Having welcomed visitors for over 100 years, this historic building is currently being renovated by new owners Stacey and Will, transforming the old bar into Miss Fea's Cafe, due to open mid June 2016. The BnB is open from the 27th May 2016 The Smugglers Rest offers 8 spacious en suite rooms, boasting stunning countryside views, and will eventually host evening dining events and live music. Whether you fancy soaking up the summer sun in the lovely sheltered garden, or snuggling next to the cosy wood burning stove with a steaming mug of hot chocolate, The Smugglers Rest BnB and Miss Fea's Cafe offers a friendly welcome all year round. The menu of delicious snacks, generously filled sandwiches and light bites will be fresh and seasonal, incorporating locally sourced produce to offer a taste of the very best that Devon has to offer. Our freshly ground coffees, teas and tasty fruit juices and smoothies are perfectly accompanied by chef Stacey's mouthwatering cakes and sweet treats. We will also serve a selection of quality wines, spirits and local and craft beers. Stacey and Will are proud to usher the Smugglers Rest into the future, and look forward to welcoming you soon.
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My husband and I stayed at the smugglers rest for three nights and had such a pleasant, relaxing stay. The room was a good size with a really comfortable bed. Breakfast was spot on every morning and we even got to experience their ‘ pop up’ pizza night. Ideal location to set off
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When we arrived at the hotel we enjoyed delicious home made sausage rolls and quiche in their cafe. We intended to walk along the coastal path and this lovely hotel was the ideal place to stay. Will was very friendly and helpful. By the way, Mortehoe Point is spectacular.
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My brother and I (with partners) stayed here recently for a local family gathering and we really enjoyed our stay, despite the hideous weather. They upgraded my brother into a larger room, the same as ours, free of charge. The whole place had a lot of character and was very well
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I'm not one to write a review but I had to for this place. There is something lost with the whole "air b&b" movement and I have been finding my way back to more traditional stays of actual proper bed & breakfasts! Remember the days when you got breakfast? This place has a
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My husband and I stayed at The smugglers rest for my birthday/our anniversary weekend. Despite the awful weather we had the most amazing weekend. Stacy and Will are stand out the best hosts you could wish for and the food is delicious. We will definitely return.
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"Hartland" @ The Smugglers Rest
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This room can either be a twin or super king
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This room can either be a twin or super king
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This room can either be a twin or super king
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"Rockham" Double room
"They are all different and equally nice!"
"From looking at the website all the rooms are furnished to a high standard."
"Lundy is a family room with separate bedroom for the kids!"
"All rooms are of a high quality, you won't be disappointed"
"We only saw the one..... so hard to advise. Suffice to say ours was comfortable and met our needs exactly."
US$115 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandWoolacombeMortehoe
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