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Guest Rating: 4.9
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Doverhay

Porlock, 

Somerset, 


TA24 8LG,  England
THE GABLES, is a beautiful chocolate box 17th century Grade II listed Thatched house, set in the charming village of Porlock, offering cosy country cottage style bed and breakfast accomodation with all the modern comforts you will need for a wonderful stay. The house is set in a flower filled cottage garden just a short walk away from the wide open vistas of Exmoor. The adjoining VINE COTTAGE, set in a quiet courtyard, is a complete self contained cottage perfect for self-catering accomodation.
  • Character
  • Welcoming
  • Thatched
  • In the Village
  • Garden
  • Exmoor National Park
  • Friendly
  • Informal
  • Quietly situated
  • Fresh local produce
Check Prices and Availability
Vine Cottage-Self Catering-non servicedVine Cottage-Self Catering-non serviced
from£60.00
Kingsize En-Suite Kingsize En-Suite
from£65.00
Double/Twin En SuiteDouble/Twin En Suite
from£65.00
Kingsize ensuiteKingsize ensuite
from£45.00
Family Suite Family Suite
from£85.00
Family En-Suite Family En-Suite
from£75.00
Guest Reviews
Guest reviews for The Gables, Porlock are provided by real guests who have actually stayed at the property.
Rooms:
4.9
Value:
4.8
Friendliness:
4.9
Cleanliness:
4.9
Facilities:
4.8
Staff service:
4.9
Location:
4.8
Breakfast:
5.0
Guest Rating: 4.9
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Robert
Group of Adults
Stayed: Oct '14
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Perfect relaxing Break"
We spent 4 nights to help my mother convalesce after a hospital stay.We were in two rooms which provided comfort,relaxation and all the facilities we could hope for.There was a short flight of stairs… Read more
"Perfect relaxing Break"
We spent 4 nights to help my mother convalesce after a hospital stay.We were in two rooms which provided comfort,relaxation and all the facilities we could hope for.There was a short flight of stairs but this did not cause any problems. Read less
Likes:
Everything was just right-the rooms,the beds,the facilities and the breakfasts were perfect.Staff made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble.
Lounge was peaceful and the setting super
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for The Gables, Porlock
Carole
Mature Couple
Stayed: Oct '14
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Great Accommodation!"
We were walking the Southwest Coastal Path so used the Gables as a base for the first 2 days. Very pleased to see a lovely thatched cottage to stay in.… Read more
"Great Accommodation!"
We were walking the Southwest Coastal Path so used the Gables as a base for the first 2 days. Very pleased to see a lovely thatched cottage to stay in. Read less
Likes:
The room was perfect. Lovely size and decor. Nice big bath to soak our muscles after a long day, with everything you could need available. The hosts were great, and the breakfast huge!
Dislikes:
There wasn't one thing we could not praise about The Gables, a definite 10/10 for them!
Guest Review for The Gables, Porlock
Roy
With a colleague
Stayed: Oct '14
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"A very good guest house and extremely clean"
Very good nights sleep and excellent breakfast… Read more
"A very good guest house and extremely clean"
Very good nights sleep and excellent breakfast Read less
Likes:
Situated a very short walk to all facilities
Dislikes:
No
Guest Review for The Gables, Porlock
More Information
Visit Britain 4 Stars Guest AccommodationVisit Britain SilverBreakfast
Parking
On-site parking, Off-site parking
Types of Payment Accepted at The Gables
Cash (Sterling), Debit card, Cheque
Payment Cards accepted at the property
Master Card Maestro Visa 
Check-in: 4:00 PM till 10:00 PM
Early check-in available on request.
Check-out: 10:30 AM
Late check-out available on request
Policies
Children Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: Cats, Dogs
Cancellation Policy
Booking Terms and Conditions
Accessibility
Languages Spoken
English
THE GABLES nestles in the heart of the village offering our guests peace and quiet, yet just a minutes walk to the high street with its unique local shops, pubs, restaurants, museums and galleries.
The Gables is perfectly situated for walking on Exmoor and the South West coastal path or finish your walk on the Coleridge Way here. There are numerous National Trust and historic properties to visit or relax on one of our nearby beaches or explore the magnificent Somerset and Devon countryside. To end your day you can relax in the cottage gardens or our guest lounge which opens out onto the cottage gardens, we have DVD`s, books and games for you to borrow. Free Wifi in all rooms.

Breakfast is served in our breakfast room overlooking the courtyard garden where we offer a choice of fresh fruit, juices, cereals and a full English breakfast (made with locally sourced fresh produce where possible) or a continental breakfast.

WE ARE WALKER AND DOG FRIENDLY (Dogs are only permitted in certain rooms please call before booking)

VINE COTTAGE OUR SELF CATERING ACCOMODATION adjoins The Gables. Set in a cobbled court-yard, it is quietly situated and totally self contained with its own parking in the courtyard. Dog Friendly and Free WiFi.
SHORT BREAKS NOW AVAILABLE PLEASE CALL FOR FURTHER DETAILS.
The cottage comfortably accommodates 3 - both in terms of the comfort of the beds and surrounding living space, we are able to provide a guest bed which will provide extra accommodation for second child or small adult.

The ground floor comprises of a fully equipped kitchen (washing machine, dish washer, and all mod cons) with a light and airy open-plan dining and living area.

Upstairs there is a spacious bedroom with one double and one single bed. And a large bathroom with bath and integral shower.

When the weather is fine, you are most welcome to sit in the cottage garden and you may also book breakfast is available in the main hous
Style of property
Comfortable, Luxury, Traditional, Unique
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