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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Newton Abbot hotel in North Bovey with 2 restaurants


Located in the historical district, this family-friendly hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Grimspound, Bellever Tor, and Castle Drogo. Dartmoor Forest and Dartmoor National Park are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a golf course. Valet parking is free. Other amenities include an indoor pool, a health club, and a bar/lounge.

Room Amenities

All 78 individually decorated rooms feature free wired Internet and pillowtop beds. Comforts include Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Bovey Castle features a golf course and outdoor tennis courts. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with high-speed wireless Internet access (surcharge).

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms. 4 meeting rooms are available. This luxury hotel also offers an indoor pool, a health club, and a spa tub. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

Bovey Castle is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Children's club 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Total number of rooms - 78 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1907 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

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

Smiths Brasserie - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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

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

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

Spa Services

The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include facials and body treatments.

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 16

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child under 4 years old stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 20.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for GBP 10.00 per night.


Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: GBP 15 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 20.00 per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 10.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. One child 4 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

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