However, given that there’s only one hot tub suite at this Tudor country house, you may wish to turn your attention to the aforementioned spa suites.
The fantastic Dartmeet, Cranbrook, and Wallabrook showcase decadent bathrooms that feature marble baths, sauna, steam room, fire place, and charismatic views. Dartmeet especially is a great alternative with its super-sized marble bath strategically positioned by the french doors, allowing you to immerse yourself in bubbles and panoramic scenery at the same time.
Situated on the edge of Dartmoor, nestling among some 100 acres of garden and woodland, Gidleigh Park has plenty in store to keep you in constant awe whichever room you end up booking.
Another attraction that brings guests to the hotel from all over the country is of course its restaurant, producing a Michelin starred experience under the watchful eye of the talented Michael Caine.
Good to Know
At Gidleigh Park we would recommend to aim at least for the deluxe room to truly appreciate the luxury of this hotel. Top rooms – spa suites Dartmeet, Cranbrook, Wallabrook, and Manaton, the last features a rooftop hot tub.
Gidleigh Park prices, if aiming for the higher room categories, are not for the faint hearted.
24 rooms – Classic, Deluxe, Master Rooms, Family Loft Suite, Dog Friendly Rooms, Spa Suites (recommended), and Pavilion (a self-contained thatched cottage).
Prices start from £345 a night including breakfast but expect to pay in excess of £1,000 for Spa Suites.Eat & Drink
With 13 years of 2 Michelin Star status, the Gidleigh Park dining room should not disappoint. Once again prepare to pay a price for a top notch culinary experience.
The gentlemen-club-like bar seduces to a glass of premium brandy devoured between the dark burgundy walls with a touch of wood paneling here and there.Activities
Fly fishing, an 18-hole putting course, croquet lawn, tennis court, and a bowling green are on offer within the hotel grounds while Dartmoor National Park is only a stone throw away.Relaxation
The hotel offers in-room spa treatments and massages and has a decent DVD library.Essentials
Parking – available on site.
Wifi – free throughout.
Room service – available 24/7
Children – welcome with assistance provided to free your hands for few hours.
Pets – welcome at £10 a night or you can use the hotel’s heated kennels for free.
Gidleigh Park Hotel
Devon TQ13 8HH