Lifton

The Arundell Arms Hotel & Restaurant

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Kate Harden-England
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Why We Love This Hotel

  • This countryside hotel is well placed for exploring Devon & Cornwall
  • It's one of the UK's top destinations for country sports & fly fishing
  • The hotel owns 20 miles of fishing rights on the River Tamar
  • Food at the 2-AA-Rosette restaurant is "the real deal" (The Daily Telegraph)


96%
"lovely location great dog walks"
Amanda
14 Apr, 2019 - Bristol, UK
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Overview

Run by the same family for over 50 years, the Arundell Arms is "one of England's major hotels for country sports and fly fishing", according to The Good Food Guide. This charming 300-year-old inn also excels in other areas: the rooms are "ungimmicky, pretty and comfortable", according to The Daily Telegraph, and the restaurant holds two AA Rosettes.

Set in the quiet village of Lifton, the hotel is 30-minute drive from Dartmoor National Park and two miles from the Cornish border. Plymouth, the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan can all be reached in under an hour by car.

The hotel is renowned for its salmon, trout and grayling fishing on the River Tamar -- the hotel owns 20 miles of fishing rights. We have negotiated a half-day fly fishing experience for £49. Information about tackle hire (including waders) is available at the hotel's tackle shop. For rainy days, there's a skittles alley, table football and table tennis on site.

Guests can feast on hearty pub grub in the hotel's Courthouse Bar (closed Monday evenings). There's also a cosy hotel bar selling well-kept cask ales, including local favourite Jail Ale from Dartmoor Brewery. The hotel's fine-dining restaurant was once the village's assembly hall. Now glamorously lit by a crystal chandelier, it has held two AA Rosettes since 1987 and showcases local produce like Devonshire beef and Aylesbury duck. You can get a 4-course tasting-menu dinner for two at the restaurant, with a sorbet course for £49.

The rooms feature antique furniture and beds are on the soft side, but the hotel can provide firmer mattresses on request. Those staying in rooms at the front might hear the church bells on Sunday mornings. Wi-Fi is free throughout.

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Games room
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer

Parking

  • Complimentary parking
  • Off-street parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Wheelchair accessible

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children under 5 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Cot/crib available on request free of charge for children aged 2 and under. Extra bed available on request for children 6 - 15 in the Classic Double/Twin and Large Double/Twin Rooms: 25% of the full adult rate. Meals will be charged as taken. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged at £15 per night. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

96%
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(125 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for The Arundell Arms Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.3 Ambiance
4.2 Location
4.2 Rooms
4.5 Quality of Service
4.6 Value for the Money
4.6 Ease of Booking
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Enjoyed Most
lovely location great dog walks
Amanda 14 Apr, 2019 Bristol, UK
Enjoyed Most
Room 17 had beautiful views
Other Comments
Food was excellent quality.
Paula 14 Apr, 2019 Bristol, UK
Enjoyed Most
The friendliness of the staff
Other Comments
Lovely building, food and location
Pam 14 Apr, 2019 Gloucester, UK
Enjoyed Most
Atmosphere, the feeling of being valued not like the corporate uniformity of the budget chains.
Other Comments
The feeling of how living in the country used to be, Lifton is a breath of fresh air with an interesting history. The hotel has embraced its location and draws on everything local to add to its appeal, food is amazing.
Richard 01 Apr, 2019 Camborne, UK
Enjoyed Most
Relaxed, quiet friendly Hotel.
Other Comments
Delicious varied choice of breakfast in elegant dining room.
Anita 17 Mar, 2019 Bristol, UK
Enjoyed Most
Food was very nice
Mark 07 Mar, 2019 Crewkerne, UK
Enjoyed Most
Tasting Menu
Other Comments
Bedrooms need refurbishment and redoration
NEIL 07 Mar, 2019 Bude, UK
Enjoyed Most
The food was excellent.
Jayne 22 Feb, 2019 Truro, UK
Enjoyed Most
Very good breakfast and bar meals
Gaynor 18 Feb, 2019 Penarth, UK
Enjoyed Most
Breakfast was excellent, and the 'tasting meal' was really lovely too
Other Comments
Very friendly staff
Elizabeth 08 Feb, 2019 Holsworthy, UK

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