81.0% Based on 2825 reviews TripAdvisor traveller rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the helpful staff at Bovey Castle. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Dartmoor. Features include free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking, plus 2 restaurants. Built in 1907, this 5-star hotel has 82 rooms over 3 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and Smart TVs.

  • All rooms offer Smart TVs, Egyptian cotton sheets and coffee/tea makers
  • Free WiFi
  • Free valet parking and self-parking
  • For dining with garden views, stop by Great Western Restaurant, one of the property's 2 restaurants
  • English breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool or soak in the spa tub
  • Treat yourself to body wraps, body treatments or facials at Elan Spa
  • Services include babysitting, supervised activities for kids and dry cleaning/laundry
  • On-site recreation includes a golf course, 2 outdoor tennis courts and a 24-hour fitness centre
  • Guests speak favourably about the restaurant and the helpful staff
  • Steps from Dartmoor and 9 minutes by car from Grimspound
  • Dogs welcome for a fee

Room (Castle)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Classic Single Room

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Classic Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room (Valley)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 3 Bedrooms, Kitchen (Castle Lodge)

Bed Count 3 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

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Property Features

Bovey Castle offers its guests a full-service spa, a golf course, and outdoor tennis courts. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. An indoor pool, a hot tub, and a 24-hour fitness centre are also featured at the luxury Bovey Castle. Self parking and valet parking are free. A complete renovation of Bovey Castle was completed in April 2017. This Edwardian Newton Abbot hotel is smoke free.

  • 82 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 1907
  • Bar or lounge
  • Supervised kids' activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts -2
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) (39.6 km / 24.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Bovey Castle offers 82 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 42-inch Smart televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers, designer toiletries and a hairdryer. This Newton Abbot hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include an iron/ironing board.

  • Smart television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a English breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Great Western Restaurant – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Smiths Brasserie – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including outdoor tennis courts. An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a 24-hour fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fishing on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Playground on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

Elan Spa has 5 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: GBP 25.00 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 20 for adults and GBP 10 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 25.00 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Bovey Castle Hotel Newton Abbot
  • Bovey Castle Hotel
  • Bovey Castle Newton Abbot
  • Bovey Castle

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Bovey Castle is listed in the 2011 Condé Nast Traveller Gold List of the world's best places to stay.