Historic Hotels in Devon

Welcome to our selection of some of the finest country house hotels in Devon. The properties listed on the following pages range from the four star Boringdon Hall Hotel near Plymouth (which also happens to be the highest rated hotel in the area!) to the 500 year old Kitley House Hotel in Yealmpton.

Alternatively, if you’re looking for something truly out of the ordinary, then be sure to try our selection of castle hotels in the area.

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The Royal Glen Hotel

The Royal Glen Hotel, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8RW.

The Grade I listed Royal Glen is situated just yards from Sidmouth’s famous Esplanade. Built in the 1500’s, the hotel boasts an indoor heated swimming pool and a restaurant serving the best of local produce.

  • 16th Century

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Bedford Hotel

Bedford Hotel, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8BB.

Located in the market town of Tavistock, the Bedford offers fine dining and modern rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms and showers. The hotel’s restaurant has been awarded an AA Red Rosette, whilst more traditional fayre can be found in Dukes Bar.

  • 19th Century

The Two Bridges Hotel

The Two Bridges Hotel, Two Bridges, Devon, PL20 6SW.

Sharing 60 acres of private grounds with the resident geese, The Two Bridges Hotel offers beautiful bedrooms and an AA rosette restaurant. Only 20 minutes from Plymouth.

  • 18th Century

Royal Beacon Hotel

Royal Beacon Hotel, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2AF.

Just minutes from the beach yet with easy access to Exeter, the Royal Beacon offers elegant en-suite rooms, some with sea or courtyard views. This elegant Regency building has welcomed many illustrious guests, including Lady Nelson and Lady Byron.

  • 18th Century

Northcote Manor Hotel

Northcote Manor, Burrington, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37 9LZ.

Stay at the Northcote and experience the atmosphere of an 18th century country house. There are 16 individually designed bedrooms, along with a 2 AA rosette restaurant which uses the finest local ingredients.

  • 18th Century

The White Hart Hotel

The White Hart Hotel, Moretonhampstead, Devon, TQ13 8NQ.

Dating back to 1639, this traditional old posting house is located in the ancient market town of Moretonhampstead on the edge of Dartmoor National Park. Blending traditional elements and contemporary style, all rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms.

  • 17th Century

The Royal Castle Hotel

The Royal Castle Hotel, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9PS.

Set in the centre of historic Dartmouth overlooking the harbour and the River Dart, this award-winning 17th century hotel offers bright, airy rooms and a stylish restaurant. The 25 en-suite rooms are all individually decorated and many enjoy river views.

  • 17th Century

Royal Seven Stars Hotel

Royal Seven Stars Hotel, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5DD.

This former 17th century coaching inn now offers 21 recently refurbished, individually styled, en-suite rooms. Located in the heart of historic Totnes, this charming hotel features a stylish restaurant serving delicious food made from fresh local produce.

  • 17th Century

St Olaves Hotel

St Olaves Hotel, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3AZ.

This small, intimate hotel lies in the heart of historic Exeter and offers an award winning restaurant and luxurious accommodation in tranquil surroundings, a home from home. Set in a listed Georgian town house, surrounded by a beautiful walled garden,

  • 18th Century

The Horn Of Plenty

The Horn Of Plenty, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8JD.

With its award winning restaurant and elegant, luxurious rooms, this privately owned, beautiful country house enjoys panoramic views over the Tamar Valley. Rich in historic character and original charm, it offers a warm and friendly personalised service.

  • 19th Century

Kitley House Hotel

Kitley House Hotel, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon, PL8 2NW.

This luxury country house hotel is set in a large 600 acre estate. The building itself is over 500 years old, and the hotel’s restaurant has developed a reputation for good food and drink. Easy access to Plymouth and South Devon.

  • 15th Century