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Watersmeet Hotel

Watersmeet Hotel is a luxury four-star hotel with spectacular sea views offering one of the finest coastal locations in the Westcountry. The hotel overlooks Combesgate Beach and North Devon's rugged coastline with its own private steps down to the sandy beach. The sea view Rocks Restaurant boasts award-winning two-AA rosette cuisine whilst the Bistro offer a la carte dining.

What makes a stay at Watersmeet Hotel unique?

With an array of facilities such as an award-winning two-AA rosette restaurant, informal bistro restaurant, indoor and outdoor pool with spa facilities, it is the perfect choice for couples, families or groups alike. The Watersmeet team offer an attentive and friendly service whereby nothing is too much trouble. Relax in the sea view lounges with a Devon Cream Tea or Watersmeet Mystery cocktail. Wake up to the sounds of the sea and watch the surfers over breakfast and enjoy the full Watersmeet experience.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Watersmeet Hotel?

The Watersmeet Hotel is a 28 bedroom hotel where all par 3 offers a stunning sea view. The rooms range from non-sea view to The Lundy Suite! The classic sea view rooms offer a double aspect whereby the deluxe sea view room offers a king-size bed and are more spacious. To really enjoy the view the deluxe sea view rooms with balcony or terrace area offer the additional outdoor space. For those special occasions why not opt for one of the suites, Combesgate Room, Beach Loft Suite or Lundy Suite.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Woolacombe area?

Woolacombe is a village of the coast of North Devon which boasts an award-winning 3-mile beach, Woolacombe Beach. The village is a popular destination for surfing and holiday and is part of the North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Watersmeet Hotel sits on the outskirts of Woolacombe, away from the hustle and bustle but in walking distance of the village centre. The hotel sits are the bottom of Mortehoe which is a quaint English village with a beautiful church. From the hotel, you can access the South West coastal path and enjoy various coastal rambles!

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

A delicious cooked and continental breakfast is served at the hotel for guests each morning. During the day time, the Bistro opens for hot lunch and the bar menu available all day offering lighter sandwiches/wraps. If you have a sweet tooth indulge in a quintessential Devon Cream Tea or opt for the full Watersmeet Afternoon Tea stand, served in the Rocks Restaurant. Should the weather be sunny dine alfresco on your sea-view terrace. In the evening, the Pavilion Restaurant offers a 2 or 3-course fine dining whereby the Bistro offers informal an a la carte menu and is family-friendly.

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast included

Free parking


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We had a balcony room overlooking Combegate beach, however, blustery cool weather kept the balcony for viewing purposes only. There for 2 nights and had every meal in the hotel with each meal being excellent. There are 2 restaurants - the main dining room and the Bistro - with dining room having...

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My wife and myself enjoyed a perfect stay here. We had a ground floor room with it's own terrace. Our room was large, light and airy with a spacious bathroom with every facility imaginable. We had magnificent views of Woolacombe Bay and Lundy Island. The hotel has a fabulous indoor pool with l...

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Just spent a two night break at Watersmeet hotel. What a lovely time we had, nothing was too much trouble for the staff. The reception staff were particularly helpful. Sorting out internet for us and little changes to our room. All done with a lovely smile. Our room was great, comfy bed, easy cha...

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From the minute we walked in the door and were met with a warm, welcoming smile, I knew this would be a great stay. The receptionist even insisted on helping us with our luggage! We stayed in a king room with sea view and balcony for two nights. We had fabulous views of the Bay and the room had e...

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Excellent as ever. Usual high quality food we treated ourselves to the restaurant for two of our three nights. Very comfortable beds, lovely en-suite bathroom with warm towels. Lovely staff. Great fun in the indoor & outdoor pools. No need to use the car all weekend- just wander into Woolacombe...

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Just returned from our third stay at the Watersmeet hotel. It is without doubt the best hotel we have stayed in in the UK and we have stayed in so many. Friendly, relaxed, lovely rooms with wonderful sea views, very helpful and caring staff and the most excellent food. Indoor and outdoor heated p...

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Stay at Watersmeet is a truly great experience. The hotel feels more like a welcoming family home with the very best hospitality and food. The location offers wonderful sea views and is calm and relaxing. We will definitely be visiting again!

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Very nice hotel, great location and very friendly staff with some amazing food. Ideal if you are after a break away to see the delights of the north devon coast. Very comfy bed and the breakfast definitely set us up for the day ahead

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There is nothing negative about this place! Highly recommend. Rooms clean and quiet. Lovely coastal walk. Recommend bistro restaurant! Breakfast was delicious had full English. Would definitely return

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Facilities & information


Breakfast included

Parking (free)

Child friendly

4 Star Official Rating


Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Swimming pool


Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Award Winning

Conference & Meetings

Civil Licences


Whirlpool Spa Baths, Hot Tubs

Steam Rooms

Wedding Receptions, Civil Licenses

Other TV, Audio, Tel, Fax

Room Service & Food/Drink

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers


Central heating

Air Conditioning


Horse Riding, Equestrian

Surfing, Windsurfing, Diving, Jet Skis

Other Activities (generally outdoor)

Water sports

Other games & sports

Recommended walks

Beach (walking distance)

Historic houses


Golf course (walking distance)



Cooked breakfast (included)

Lunch available (at additional cost)

Dinner available (at additional cost)


Extra info

Closed Times: January to Mid January

Nearest Airport: Exeter

Nearest Airport Time: 1 hours 15 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 50

Nearest Train Station: Barnstaple

Nearest Railway Time: 20 minutes

Nearest Railway Distance: 10

Star Rating: 4

Vendor Accreditation: AA 4 Star, AA 2 Rosettes

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 29

Single room price from: £130.00

Single room price to: £400.00

Double twin room price from: £120.00

Double twin room price to: £400.00

Suite room price from: £220.00

Suite room price to: £400.00

Arrival information and directions

Address: Woolacombe, Woolacombe, Devon, WoolacombeEX34 7EB, United Kingdom

From Barnstaple continue through Braunton and onto Woolacombe. At the Esplanade turn right and the hotel is located approx. quarter of a mile on the left.

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