Guest reviews are written by our customers after their stay at Croft House.

Hotel average score: 9.6
Hotel staff 10
Service / Facilities 9.2
Cleanliness of your room 9.9
Comfort 9.4
Location 9.5
Value for money 9.6

A most memorable stay and wish that we had been there for longer +Wonderful host,beautiful accommodation and delicious breakfast -Nothing could have been better

23/9/19 Julie-Ann, (nz) 10

+Close proximity to town and good eating places. Breakfast selection was excellent. -Compact room. Luggage space was limited.

22/9/19 Noel Ryall, (au) 8.3
20/9/19 Skelton, (gb) 9.6

A lovely relaxing B&B in which to spend a weekend in this exceptional location. +Nice historic cottage in central position. The decor reflected the host’s taste and interests and the amenities showed she was very thoughtful of her guests’ comfort and requirements making it very homely and relaxing. -Nothing!

15/9/19 Celia, (gb) 9.6

+Everything was perfect, Helen she’s the best for breakfast and Giving tips to visit Lynton and all around! -Nothing

15/9/19 Mourad, (gb) 10
9/9/19 Stéphanie, (be) 9.2

Great Location, 20 mins walk from Valley of the rocks.1 minute walk distance to quirky local cinema, pub, restaurants, and shops and lift down to Lynmouth within walking distance.

06/9/19 Jan Caney, (gb) 10

Everything was brilliant. A lovely stay thankyou Helen.

10/9/19 Deanie, (gb) 10 Sept 2

Perfect little getaway +Helen the owner was extremely helpful in giving us the best places to eat, the must sees in the area. The room was spotless and large. Could not fault anything! The location was perfect and we walked most places. There was a wonderful selection for breakfast- fruit, local yoghurt, cereal, cooked breakfast […]

22/8/19 Amy Eleanor, (gb) 9.6

Gutes Preis-Leistungsverhältnis, gute Lage und sehr gastfreundlich. +Saubere, liebevoll eingerichtete Unterkunft. Sehr leckeres englisches Frühstück aber auch andere Auswahlmöglichkeiten. Gute Sightseeingtipps

15/8/19 Christine, (de) 9.6

Helen is a lovely lady and makes sure your stay is remarkable

14/8/19 Jolanda N., (nl) 10

A great place to stay. +We had a great welcome at Croft House. Nothing was too much trouble. The room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast was excellent. Highly recommended. -There was nothing to dislike

12/8/19 William, (gb) 9.6

Vanuit Lynton heb je toegang tot de mooiste wandelpaden met adembenemende uitzichten! Buiten onze eigen ruime kamer die van alle gemakken was voorzien, konden we gebruik maken van de gezellige woonkamer met zonnige tuin. Dankzij de geweldige tips van onze hartelijke gastvrouw Helen, hebben wij de mooiste wandeltochten gemaakt!

9/8/19 Anke, (nl) 10

+Verhuurster was erg aardig en behulpzaam

25/7/19 Erik, (nl) 9.6

A great  experience in a lovely quirky B&B would stay again. Bed was very comfortable The B&B is very convenient for all amenities. Hellen was a great host nothing was too much trouble.

22/07/19 Barry, (gb) 9.6
15/7/19 Susan, (gb) 10

Insgersamt ein gelungener Aufenhalt. +Das Gastgeberehepaar war sehr nett und äußerst zuvorkommend. Sie gaben auch gute Tipps zur Freizeitgestaltung. Frühstück war immer gut. -Einzig die Lage des Hauses war nicht so schön – an einer ziemlich befahrenen Straße. Allerdings war es in der Nacht trotzdem sehr ruhig. Auch war unser Zimmer und Bad recht klein. […]

11/7/19 Brigitte, (de) 8.3

Beautiful home, great stay. Everything was fantastic. Helen was wonderful, so friendly and helpful. The room was lovely and breakfast was delicious. Great location too.

23/06/19 Marnie, (gb) 10

Ideal and relaxing stay + Only stayed one night ,room tidy and clean ,host really helpful,full English breakfast really good ,guest house 2 minutes from centre – Nothing

23/6/19 Roger, (gb) 9.6

Excellent base for a short holiday trip in Exmoor – there are a few really nice hikes that start right from town. The host Helen was extremely helpful with tips on what to do, where to eat, and what activities are going on in the area… and we loved the binder full of recommended hikes […]

17/06/19 Taylor (DE) 9.6
16/06/19 Hakan (SE) 10

Lovely host, great breakfast, very comfy rooms! Would definitely come again!!! Thank you Helen for making our stay so comfortable

16/06/19 Sarah (GB) 10

Value for money +I like the hospitality given by the host. She was very helpful and have a good knowledge about surroundings. She was 100% available at anytime. -The washroom is small

13/06/19 Chamini (GB) 8.8

+Host was amazing with a brilliant knowledge of the local area would recommend to anyone -Everthing was great

31//05/19 Anonymous 10

Our stay couldn’t have been any better. +Helen was a lovely host. The breakfast was excellent. The guest house was ideally situated right in the middle of all the places that we love to visit.

31/05/19 Alan (GB) 10

Comfortable house in a central Lynton position. Good value for money. +Helen was a lovely host and nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast lovely and comfy clean room. -TV could do with being a bit bigger and more centrally placed in bedroom.

27/05/19 Helen , (GB) 8.3

Tranquil and relaxing weekend Good breakfast Comfortable bed

19/05/19 Jennings , (GB) 10
28/04/19 Silke (DE) 9
27/04/19 Robert , (GB) Rating 10.0

Brilliant trip, Croft House was a great stay and Helen was incredibly helpful. +++ Helen was very pleasant and was very helpful, she helped us plan some beautiful walks along the coast. The breakfast was good, our rooms were spotless on arrival and cleaned everyday. Croft House was in a great location for walks and […]

26/04/19 William , (GB) Rating 10.0

The best +++ Helen the Landlady made us feel very welcome,she was interested,helpful and informative about our potential stay. Our accommodation was lovely ,every need was met from an ample supply of drinks and biscuits to a lovely range of bath products.Our room was delightful with so much character and charm.We were struck by the […]

22/04/19 Michael , (GB) Rating 10.0

Home from home +++ Beautiful and quaint property, extremely clean, great location. The host Helen was fantastic, extremely pleasant and always took time to chat. Very helpful too. Would definitely recommend this lovely B&B.

22/04/19 Nigel , (GB) Rating 10.0

Very Welcoming

09/04/19 Colin , (GB) Rating 9.6

Extremely relaxing +++ Very comfortable food was excellent – Nothing really Reply

23/02/19 Terry , (GB) Rating 10
11/02/19 Allison , (GB) Rating 7.5
13/01/2019 Phil , (GB) Rating 9.6

We had a great stay at this lovely B&B in Lynton. The landlady was very helpful, providing information and advice from the point of booking right up to our departure. Breakfast was splendid, with a great range of vegetarian options.

08/11/18 Christina , (GB) Rating 9.6

Authenticiteit op alle gebied, zeer vriendelijke ontvangst en kraaknet! + De sfeer. Bijzonder net en verzorgd. Prima ontbijt, zeer uitgebreid, veel vers fruit. Erg vriendelijke gastvrouw.

02/11/18 Marcelle , (BE) Rating 9.2

Friendly, clean , comfortable and helpful. +Friendly, clean good breakfast. Very welcoming. – No car park on site. But with a voucher from B+B to put on your windscreen, there was a council car park 3 minute walk away.

30/10/18 Jean , (UM) Rating 9.2

un endroit a recommander. Belle vielle maison anglaise Bien située accueil absolument charmant de notre hôtesse Chambre occupée plutôt spacieuse. La salle de bain est un peu petite

30/10/18 Philippe , (FR) Rating 9.6

So enjoyable we will be going back +Friendly and very helpful The whole experience was very enjoyable. Helen the owner was delightful

20/09/18 Martin , (GB) Rating 10.0

Helen was very nice and helpful , we really enjoyed our stay and were made very welcome , many thanks for all your info, highly recommend a stay here .

11/10/18 Jennifer , (GB) Rating 10.0

Super stay! It was homely, welcoming, wonderful breakfast, caring, thoughtful great host, the best!

20/09/18 David , (GB) Rating 10.0
19/.09/18 Anthony , (ZA) Rating 10.

Very quaint and clean,very nice landlady

19/09/18 Stuart , (GB) Rating 7.9

A cosy home from home for travellers wanting to stay in the heart of the Lynton community. In the heart of Lynton Close to pubs, restaurants and local attractions. Ideal for hikers wanting to explore Exmoor.

11/09/18 Gillian , (GB) Rating 10.0

Lovely cozy guesthouse in beautiful Lynton +We were made to feel extremely welcome. The breakfast was really great and the rooms very comfortable. We had a fantastic stay. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend to friends and family.

10/09/18 Julie , (GB) Rating 10.0

+ Lovely breakfast,the host Helen was wonderful.Always helpful and friendly.Our bedroom was too small.That was the only downside.

10/09/18 Carol , (GB) Rating 8.3

Lovely cozy guesthouse in beautiful Lynton + We were made to feel extremely welcome. The breakfast was really great and the rooms very comfortable. We had a fantastic stay. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend to friends and family.

10/09/18 Julie , (GB) Rating 10.0

Helen made our stay. She is a fantastic hostess and runs a welcoming ship .+ Great breakfast and lovely owner (Helen) who made us feel very welcome and was so cheerful and friendly. Good selection of books and literature to help us decide on where to go for day trips. Helen knows the area very […]

06/09/18 Roberta , (GB) Rating 9.2

+ friendly and helpful host, central location

06/09/18 Lukas , (AT) Rating 9.2

Excellent B&B, Highly Recommend +Helen was a fantastic host. She made us feel at home straight away and was very helpful. The breakfast was also excellent. The room was nice and cosy and had everything you would need, including a good powerful shower. Lynton and Lynmouth are great and definitely worth visiting.

13/09/18 Matt , (GB) Rating 10.0

+Bedroom was lovely comfy bed. Good breakfast. Helen was very friendly and helpfu –Bathroom and toilet were very small

02/09/18 Peggy Phelps , (GB) Rating 9.5

+ Everything. Comfortable, perfect shower, good breakfast and made to feel very welcome by an excellent host. Would definitely stay there again  

31/08/18 joylarks , (GB) Rating 10

Helen was kind, helpful and very friendly. +Everything was perfect – Everything was perfect

28/08/18 David , (GB) Rating 10.0

Excellent +Landlady very welcoming and friendly, and gave plenty of advice on where to eat and where to go locally Location conveniently in the centre of the village, close to restaurants, pubs, and local shop – nothing at all

08/18 Anonymous Rating 9.6

+Friendliness. Helen was a super host always ready to help.This lady had a good knowledge of the area and asked guests daily of planned walks etc.

11/08/18 Pamela , (GB) Rating 9.6
07/08/18 Andrea Clarke , (GB) Rating 9.6

Fantastic experience full recommend +Fantastic Breakfast – Nothing

02/08/18 Paul , (GB) Rating 10.0

Lovely guest house, beautiful scenery, masses to do. The location was excellent for us. Room was exceptionally clean, comfortable bed, nicely decorated and enhanced. Helen (owner) is a lovely lady. She is very knowledgeable about the area, walks, beaches, shops, where to eat etc. and she has experienced most of them herself. Vey helpful with […]

28/07/18, D & T , (GB) Rating 10

Gute Lage mit Abstrichen Sehr nette und bemühte Gastgeberin, Zimmer waren sehr sauber, das Frűhstück war in Ordnung. Trotz der Sauberkeit war das Bad eine Katastrophe – man konnte nicht im Stehen duschen, alles war extrem beengt. Leider stand dies nicht so in der Beschreibung, sonst hätte ich das Zimmer nicht gebucht. Das Rauchergärtchen hinter […]

11/07/18 kroll37 , (DE) Rating 7.5

Best B&B stay in a long time Great location, Helen was a fantastic host, not only did she cooked a fantastic breakfast, but she also kept a very clean B&B, the room had everything required. The place was quirky with all sorts of knick-knacks dotted about. Helen knew the area very well and gave us […]

04/07/18 Sonia , (GB) Rating 10

Lynton walking getaway Location. Breakfasts. Helpfulness and friendliness of proprietor who was very knowledgeable about the local walking routes. The twin room on the top floor had low ceilings and doorways. The ensuite was a bath rather than a shower. Neither of these two aspects were a particular problem but possibly could be better described […]

06/18 Anon Rating 10

Warm and comfortable Nice home from home atmosphere, Helen the owner was very friendly and made our stay very comfortable. Weather

21/06/18 Janet , (GB) Rating 10

Liebevoll geführtes B&B Sehr herzliche Gastgeberin, die sich wunderbar auskennt und wirklich gute Tipps gibt. Das Zimmer war sauber, das Bett bequem und das Frühstück sehr lecker. Das Allerbeste am Zimmer war die Badewanne – sehr erholsam nach einer langen Wanderung!

25/06/18 Andrea K. B. , (CH) Rating 10

Very enjoyable. Helen was very welcoming, helpful and obliging. Would return Use of a comfortable lounge

23 /05/ 18 Pauline , (GB) Rating 9.6

We felt very welcome and would definately stay again +Helen, the owner was fantastic! She gave us advice on where to visit, showed us on maps the best routes and times the walks would take. Breakfast was lovely and we got everything we asked for – Nothing. It was perfect

13/11/17 Elaine GB Rating 10

+ Charming house great place to stay.The landlady was very helpful ,nothing too much trouble and very knowledgeable of the area,first class,the breakfasts were delicious to.would definately recommend to my friends. the guesthouse has lots of character and very clean.

26/10/2017 Gary Downs (GB) Rating 10
23/10/2017 Ulbe (DE) Rating 10

+Der perfekt Ort um Exmoor und die Küstenregion zu besuchen. Die Gastgeberin war sehr freundlich und hilfbereit, Da englische Frühstück war überaus gut.

02/10/2017 Ulrich (DE) Rating 10

+Really enjoyed our stay

01/10/2017 Brenda (GB) Rating 10

+Breakfast was excellent and the owner was very helpfulwith advice on the area

28/09/2017 Keith (GB) Rating 9.6
20/09/2017 Steven (GB) Rating 10

+It was just fabulous.Helen was a great host and made our stay at croft house perfect. plenty to do in the local area and our host was a mind of information. -no parking on site but Helen solved that with a parking permit for are stay at a car park one min away

17/09/2017 Carol (GB) Rating 10

+Excellent. Excellent hospitality, very helpful owner. Wonderful breakfast. -Nothing

16/09/2017 Michael (GB) Rating 9.6

+Excellent value for money. 10 out of 10 for service and friendliness from Helen. It was a home from home experience , Helen a lovely ,warm ,friendly lady and nothing was too much trouble . -Nice room and bathroom but would have liked a bit more space in both.

16/09/2017 Geoff (GB) Rating 9.2

+All excellent, many thanks to Helen!

14/09/2017 Adrian (GB) Rating 10

+Ideal for a couple of nights’ break. Friendliness and helpfulness of the landlady Freshly cooked breakfasts -Rattling windows in high winds

14/09/2017 Peter (GB) Rating 9.6

+Relaxing & enjoyable in a very scenic location. Location & good local knowledge by the owner. -More hot water in shower.

11/09/2017 John (GB) Rating 8.8

+Location was perfect, hostess made you very welcome, Hotel was spotlessly clean, a lovely holiday. Very friendly hostess who was very knowledgeable about the place, the hotel was spotlessly clean and nothing was a bother to her. -Wasn’t able to get parked near b&b, but could use the public car park.

10/09/2017 Gordon (GB) Rating 10

Very enjoyable stay the owner was very pleasant and helpful

08/09/2017 James of Coventry (GB) Rating 9.2
04/09/2017 Terence (GB) Rating 9.2

+So impressed that i am already planning to visit again. Made to feel welcome from the moment I walked in. Quaint property, lovely hostess, very comfortable bed and brilliant choice for breakfast. Nothing was too much trouble, great customer service -Nothing that i didn’t like.

04/09/2017 Joanne (GB) Rating 10

)+L’ospitalità dell’oste (Helen) è stata davvero eccellente! Le camere sono molto pulite e ben arredate – il b&b è davvero molto confortevole. La colazione era buona e le porzioni abbondanti. Massima attenzione e cura per gli ospiti da parte di Helen. Rapporto qualità-prezzo decisamente ottimo. -Impossibile trovare un commento negativo!

03/09/2017 Bastanzetti Francesco , (GB) Rating 10

+Very relaxing break and made to feel really welcome. Very good rooms with lots of extra touches such as very good toiletries etc. Helen the host was extremely helpful and nothing was to much trouble.had to park on nearby car park which £5 per day or £1 per hour free between 6pm and 10am. You […]

26/08/2017 Susan (GB) Rating 9.6

+Lovely stay. Very friendly place and very cosy. Best night sleep for a long time. Cosy comfy beds . -Nothing

25/08/2017 Pauline (GB) Rating 10

+Ms. Helen was an excellent host

25/08/2017 Kevan (GB) Rating 10

+Lovely location, lots to do, nice base to stay at. Welcome from Helen, who was full of useful local knowledge. Nice freshly cooked breakfast. B&B very clean. Beds comfortable. -Parking not available onsite (but guess most accommodation in Lynton is the same). On street parking can be found. Local car park also available for which […]

25/08/2017 Jeff (GB) Rating 9.2
25/08/2017 Karen (NL) Rating 10

+A quaint and character filled stay. The bed was large and comfy. Very quiet area but accessible to everything. Owner was very friendly and extra helpful. A delightful place to stay- we thoroughly enjoyed it.

21/8/2017 Karen (AU) Rating 10

+Heerlijk! Ontbijt was prima. De regeling voor parkeren was heel welkom. Wat me bijzonder beviel was de rust in huis en in de tuin. Prima plek om een boek te lezen. De gastvrijheid van Helen was bijzonder aangenaam. -Niets.

14/8/2017 Fransger (NL) Rating 9.6
14/8/2017 Ian (GB) Ratng 8.8
9/8/2017 Karly (GB) Rating 10

+Awesome. Breakfast was great. Helen was a fantastic host who knows the area extremely well. She also provides great information on the area around for a great walking experience that Lynton has to offer

7/8/2017 LL (US) Rating 10

+ Welldone Helen! Helen was an excellent hostess – warm, friendly and approachable. The twin room we stayed in was small, but pleasant and immaculate – especially the ensuite. Really enjoyed the soft Devon water – tea tastes so much better! Was really impressed by Helen’s attention to detail, generosity and thoughtfulness. Particulary with her choice […]

2/8/2017 BK (IT) Rating 10

+Comfortable room and ideal location for a short break, thanks Helen. Helen was fantastic, her knowledge of the local area was impressive. Ask her for advice on where to go and she will give you lots of good suggestions. -The smell of the soap in the bathroom was somewhat overpowering.

31/7/2017 Jonty (GB) Rating 10

+Perfect B&B in Lynton! The owner, Helen, was amazing! She was very personable and helpful. She answered any questions we had about the area and was most helpful with maps, guides and input for our daily outings. The B&B is lovely. Perfect location in Lynton. Walking distance to everything. Our room, was very clean and […]

29/7/2017 Elizabeth (IT) 10

+ Relax at Croft House in Lynton. The whole house was lovely-as was Helen.Slept and ate well! -It rained one day!

16/7/2017 Karen (GB) Rating 10

+The Brekkie was Fantastic and Helen was the perfect host ….We liked everything about it the problem is the M5 but it was worth the hassle to be well looked after…. – Windows were a bit rattling when the wind blew just a tiny blip

11/7/2017 Nigel (GB) Rating 9.6

We stayed at Croft House for two nights. The owner Helen was very friendly and we thank her for putting our milk into a thermo flask. Helen is really put her heart in running the B&B. The location was also very good if you enjoy walking, Valley of the Rock and Watersmeet are both a […]

8//7/2017 Binya (GB) Rating 9.6
01/07/2017 Frank (DE) Rating 7.9

+ Heerlijk ontbijt. Zeer vriendelijke gastvrouw. De kamers zijn proper en alles is voorhanden.

27/6/2017 Johan Cooman, (BE) Rating 8.8

Nicht noch einmal .Eigentlich nur die Umgebung und die Restaurants in dem Ort. Die Heizung mussten wir einfordern. Zu kleines Frühstücksbuffet. Der Frühstücksraum. Die klassische Musik im Wohnzimmer hat nicht immer gepasst.

26/6/2017 Brigitte (DE) Rating 5

 + Ideal getaway. Central with easy access to all amenities – Would have liked Nescafé coffee sachets in room

21/06/2017 Anonymous Rating 9.2
21/06/2017 Michael (GB) Rating 9.6
5/06/2017 Anonymous Rating 9.2

+ Very good B&B in lynton. Helen is a beautiful host,everything was perfect, and the breakfast are very good -Everything was perfect.

09/06/2017 Fernando, (VE) Rating 10

 +Helen was welcoming and very helpful with information about the area. Made every effort to ensure we were comfortable. – Parking was either on street or local car park about 100 metres away.

30//05/2017 Anonymous Rating 9.6

Lovely friendly landlady, Friendly welcome ,loads of info on area available. En-suite very small

25/05/2017 mary, (GB) Rating 8.3

Excellent location. Helen the owner was the perfect hostess serving a brilliant breakfast with lots of choice.

22/05/2017 Carol, (GB) Rating 10

A B&B that is worth a visit. Helen’s welcome and hospitality was exceptional. The accommodation was clean. Breakfasts were excellent. Helen was a mine of information regarding the area. Wonderful! Reply

15/05/2017 Gerald, (GB) Rating 10

Great stay, we were very comfortable and very well looked after !

23/04/2017 Irina, (GB) Rating 9.6


17/04/2017 Linda, (GB) Rating 9.6

Lovely house, very picturesque. Great character to the property.

01/03/17 Alex (TR) Rating 10

Lovely folks, great value for money

27/01/2017 Tobias (GB), Rating 8.8

Should have stayed longer. Very nice location , great host very helpful , lovely breakfast

18/02/2017 Michelle (GB), Rating 8.3

Lovely B&B in the heart of village. Breakfast lovely Helen was very helpful nothing to much trouble

22/01/2017 James (GB), Rating 9.6

Gem of a Guest House + “Beautiful house. Excellent host” – No parking, but available nearby

2016-11-03 Gary Freeman, (GB) Rating 10.0
2016-11-01 Tara, (GB) Rating 10.0

Helen made us very welcome. Wonderful stay. + “Just a perfect stay in every way” – Nothing

2016-10-18 Simon, (GB) Rating 10.0
2016-10-11 Dominic, (GB) Rating 9.2

Excellent place to stay, cosy and friendly! + “Helen was an absolutely fantastic host, warm welcoming, couldn’t do enough for us! Very friendly and hospitable.”

2016-10-10 Eloise, (GB) Rating 10.0

Great stay in Lynmouth + “Fantastic owner. Very friendly and helpful”

2016-10-10 David, (GB) Rating10.0

Cosy B&B in the centre of Lynton + “Very welcoming and helpful owner. Gave us good suggestions for activities.” – Small en-suite facilities but clean and adequate.

2016-09-25 Anonymous Rating 8.3

Home from Home + “Was really comfy and Helen was amazing a mind of information. We loved every minute .” – Nothing

2016-09-25 Christina, (GB) Rating 10.0

A wonderful relaxing friendly place to stay + “The B&B owner was very friendly and attentive. The B&B was very clean and there was a lot of attention to detail with the furniture, paintings. It is a very homely place. Very relaxing and quiet in superb location.” – It was perfect.

2016-09-20 Andrew, (GB) Rating 10.0
2016-09-19 Sylvia, (GB) Rating 8.8
2016-09-19 Susan, (GB) Rating 7.9

+ “The friendly and extremely helpful approach from the owner.”

2016-08-30 Kieran, (GB) Rating 8.3

+ “Croft house is an absolutely excellent B&B not to be missed if you’re going down that way We will definitely go back” – The only thing we didn’t like was the wind and the rain

2016-08-23 Kelvin, (GB) Rating 9.6

Excellent Hostess + “Excellent hostess, nothing too much trouble, good location with a choice of several restaurants in close proximity. Really enjoyable stay.very good en-suite, nice shower.”

2016-08-23 Roberta, (GB) Rating 10.0

“Helen was so friendly and helpful. The place felt unspoilt. Great B and B in a fantastic location. Bring your walking shoes and leave the car.

2016-08-23 Maxine, (NZ) Rating 9.6
2106-08-21 Anonymous Rating 7.9

Amazing Helen + “Helen and Pat are most amazing hosts. They tend to your every need and nothing is too much. They know the local area and give all the information needed. The accommodation is very tastefully decorated. The finer detail is what makes the place outstanding.” – That we had to leave.

2016-08-21 Charmaine, (GB) Rating 10.0

Best B&;B we’ve ever found. + “Extra caring welcome when my husband wasn’t well; comfy beds, great shower. Helen is a special lady. Perfect. Loved the decor too a cross between Laura Ashley and French Provencial in our suite.” – Can’;t think that anything could have been better!

2016-08-19 bevw737, (GB) Rating 10.0
2016-08-16 Colin, (GB) Rating 9.6

Great location and lovely premises. + “Location central to Lynton, quiet, beautiful toiletries, lovely breakfast.” – Only thing would be that there isn’t on site parking, but there is local parking nearby

2016-08-07 Claire, (NZ) Rating 9.6

Nice place to stay + “Really helpful and friendly” – The weather but not a lot you could do about that

2016-08-06 Rose, (GB) Rating 10.0
2016-08-02 Cyril, (FR) Rating 9.2

You can’t go wrong with Helen to look after you + “The comfort and the high quality service from Helen. The breakfasts were fantastic. The Croft House was very clean and very quaint. The area is worth a visit and Helen provides a wealth of information.”

2016-07-23 Matthew Henshaw, (GB) Rating 10.0

Highly enjoyable stay, highly recommended. + “High standard of cleanliness. Helpful owner. Delicious breakfast.” – Was perfect as it is.

2016-07-21 Verena, (GB) Rating 10.0
2016-07-17 Bernhard, (AT) Rating 8.3
2016-07-06 Piotr, (GB) Rating 8.3

Lovely homely stay in beautiful cosy village + “Helen the hostess is a lovely lady, very friendly and helpful. Lovely quirky homely house, clean and comfortable wth very tasty breakfast! Highly recommend.” – nothing!

2016-07-05 Karen, (GB) Rating 10.0

+ “The breakfast was delicious, the location beautiful and the feel of the place, lovely.”  

2016-07-01 Anonymous Rating 10.0

Einmaliges B&B zur Erkundung von Lynton und Exmoor + “Sehr nette und hilfsbereite Gastgeberin. Frühstück. Großes Zimmer. Originelle Einrichtung. Wunderschöner Garten.”

2016-06-20 Bernhard, (DE) Rating 9.6
2016-06-04 Keith, (GB) Rating 9.2
2016-05-10 Julie, (GB) Rating10.0

Perfect stay in Exmoor! + “Everything” – Nothing

2016-05-08 Leonard, (GB) Rating 10.0
2016-04-28 WILLIAM, (GB) Rating 9.6

Superbe week end tout en detente + “Excellent accueil, dans la bonne humeur, aux petits soins pour ses hôtes, j'ai meme oublié des affaires personnelles qu elle m a renvoyé le jour suivant par la poste. Vraiment très bien je recommande vivement!”

2016-04-03 Guillaume, (GB) Rating 8.8

+ “Very pleasant stay friendly but not intrusive”

2015-10-21 Wendy, (GB) Rating 10.0
2015-10-05 Daniel, (DE) Rating 10.0

+ “Friendly, relaxing, clean and peaceful.”

2015-09-30 Richard, (GB) Rating 9.6

+ “A very friendly and sociable lady: Nothing was any trouble. Literature about the area was first class. Breakfasts were excellent.”

2015-09-29 Ross, (GB) Rating 9.2

+ “Breakfast, location, friendly and efficient staff” – Room and bathroom small. Top floor room a little chilly.

2015-09-22 John, (GB) Rating 8.3

+ “Loved Helen and the space was relaxing” – Everything was good

2015-09-22 Jasmine, (GB) Rating 10.0

+ “The hospitality and food were great.”

2015-09-21 William, (GB) Rating 8.8
2015-09-16 Anonymous (GB) Rating 9.6
2015-09-16 David, (GB) Rating 8.8

+ “Spotlessly clean. Very comfortable and quiet. Charming character. Delightful hostess. Very nice breakfast.” – No parking available despite what state. Free on street if you can find it or a pay carpark 150m down the road. Doesn’t really detract from a very nice B&B but be aware.

2015-09-15 Mark, (GB) Rating 9.2

+ “Great relaxing stay , with a great host”

2015-09-06 Raymond, (GB) Rating 10.0

+ “Very clean Great host who was very helpful I would recommend to. Anybody” – Nil

2015-09-01 Kevin, (GB) Rating 10.0

+ “Homely, flexible, friendly, informative with interesting furnishings.” – En-suite bathroom too small for comfort in ‘Rutland Retreat’.

2015-08-20 Godfrey, (GB) Rating 9.2

+ “Helen was a lovely host, the room was big, clean and bright. Will defiantly be staying again.”

2015-08-18 Stuart, (GB) Rating 10.0
2015-08-18 Sally, (GB) Rating 8.3
2015-08-11 Michele, (GB) Rating 10.0

+ “Everything” – the wifi was slow

2015-08-11 Tara, (GB) Rating 10.0

+ “Perfect location. Very cozy, comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Genuinely warm, friendly hospitality. Extremely clean. Speedy Wi-Fi connection. Fantastic breakfast and charming, helpful and friendly hostess/ landlady. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone visiting the area.”

2015-08-06 Ruth, (CH) Rating 10.0

+ “Lovely and helpful owner and nice layout/design of rooms” – The shower could have been higher so we didnt have to sit in Bath

2015-08-06 Anthony, (GB) Rating 9.6
2015-07-28 Paula, (GB) Rating 10.0
2015-07-28 Paula, (GB) Rating 10.0
2015-07-21 Anonymous Rating 10

+ “Near the town”

2015-14-07 Anonymous Rating 7.5

+ “ein grandioser und ruhiger Rückzugsort nach einem erlebnisreichen Tag. ein sehr freundliche und liebenswerte Atmosphäre. interessante Gespräche mit der Gastgeberin”

2015-07-07 Susanne, (CH) Rating 9.2

+ “Well placed in the town, friendly host” – The add should say that the ensuite is tiny. Bed was small but described on paperwork as king bed. Also parking is a do your best on the roads, not guaranteed ‘free nearby’.

2015-07-01 Gerry, (AU) Rating 8.3

+ “the room was great the breakfast was great. in fact everything was great. helen is an excellent landlady.”

2015-07-01 Jane, (GB) Rating 9.6

+ “Breakfast was excellent. Loads of information on what to do.”

2015-06-25 Sally, (GB) Rating 10

+ “Helen made my son and I feel at home. She made us a tray of tea and biscuits on arrival and was always helpful in recommending local walking trails, church, restaurants etc. On the last day she made sandwiches for our early journey. fabulous hostess!”

2015-06-21 Annette, Mississauga (CA) Rating 10
2015/06/21 Anonymous Rating 10

+ “Friendliness and comfort.”

2015-06-12 Peter, Poynton (GB) Rating 10

+ “refreshments on arrival Use of lounge area”

2015-06-10 Michael, Southampton (GB) Rating 10

+ “Kamer met goede bedden en een heerlijke douche. Voortreffelijk ontbijt met ruime keuze. Alles op 7 minuten wandelen van het centrum. Parkeren op parkeerplaats met korting.” – niets

2015-06-09 Joop, Nunspeet (NL) Rating 10

+ “Great location, cosy and clean. Good breakfast and very friendly and helpful host!”

2015-05-28 Margherita, Bristol (GB) Rating 9.2

+ “Wonderful home and such a lovely host who couldn’t do enough for you. Helen makes you feel very welcome.”

2015-05-26 Andrew, Nottinghamshire (GB) Rating 10
2015-05-24 Stefan, Aachen (DE) Rating 8.3

+ “We were very pleased with our stay and had no complaints ”

2015-05-05 margaret, bath (GB) Rating 10

+ “The friendliness of Helen after arriving Friday evening after being stuck in traffic. The quality of the full English breakfast on both mornings was superb. The décor of Croft House is very interesting and slightly quirky, but all in a welcoming way. Very accommodating towards walkers.” – The en-suite toilet and bathroom were on […]

2015-03-31 Dougald, Solihull (GB) Rating 9.2
2015-02-07 Narotam, London (GB) Rating 7.5
2014-12-01 XIAYING, Winchester (GB) Rating 9.6

+ “Lovely wellcoming atitude! Very nice breakfast! Cosy lounge. Very helpful and service minded.” – A bit cold but we got extra heater in room!  

2014-10-26 Hakan, Vasteras (SE) Rating 10

+ “A very pleasurable weekend was spent in a tranquile location. The hospitality and attention to every detail by the owner was highly commendable. We would return without hesitation and recommend to our friends.”

2014-09-30 Robert, Exeter (GB) Rating 8.3

+ “Croft House was in the middle of Lynton with easy access to the village, Lynmouth, restaurants, walks and roads. Helen the owner was exceptionally welcoming, accommodating and knowledgable of the area, town and facilities and is well worth talking to for ideas and directions. The scenery, ambience and atmosphere of the whole area was […]

2014 Sept Anonymous Rating10.0
2014-09-11 James, Bath (GB) Rating 10.0

+ “Location – Close to everything Cleanliness – Everything cleaned and fresh and well kept. Friendliness – Helen was an amazing host. Knowing all our names and very interested in what we have planned for every day, giving ideas. A very homely house. We enjoyed the stay and will revisited again.” – Nothing

2014-08-25 Charles, Gravesend (GB) Rating10.0
2014-08-24 Anonymous Rating10.0
2014-08-17 Meriel, Abertridwr (GB) Rating 8.8

+ “Owner did all she could to ensure we enjoyed our stay. Very helpful advice about local area, places to visit, restaurants, etc. Lots of hot water and comfortable beds. Great breakfast.” – Dining area was a little cramped when all rooms occupied.  

2014-08-16 Jane, Sourhborough, Tunbridge Wells (GB) Rating 9.6

+ “Friendly, nice room,”

2014-08-14 Anthony, Sydney (AU) Rating 7.9

+ “We enjoyed our stay helen was a excellent host bedroom and bathroom spotlessly clean good choice at breakfast did not want to leave will be back” – The noise from pub down the street loud music and late nigth revellers until 2.30am but thats not helens fault  

2014-08-12 Sharon, newton abbot (GB) Rating 10.0

+ “L’ambiance très british, le petit déjeuner excellent, les détails de la déco, les petites attentions dans la chambre et la salle de bains, la grande pièce à notre disposition avec musique, livres, cartes de la régions, les conseils avisés de notre hôtesse pour se restaurer …”

2014-08-11 Patricia, Avignon (FR) Rating 9.6

+ “Location. Breakfast. Very friendly host (Helen). Comfortable room and bed. Facilities in village: pubs and restaurants very nearby.”

2014-07-30 Franciscus, Zeist (NL) Rating 10.0
2014-07-26 Anonymous Rating 9.6


2014-07-25 Mike, Oxford (GB) Rating10.0

+ “lovely room clean and comfortable, great location too”  

2014-07-15 Clive, Angmering (GB) 10.0

+ “comfort and cleanliness.”  

2014-07-14 Delphine, powick.worcester (GB) Rating 10.0

+ “All ways a pleasure to stay here hope to return later in the year .looking forward to it.” – Nothing

2014-07-11 Richard, Gosport (GB) Rating10.0

+ “Though we only stayed for 3 nights we found everything to be excellent.”

2014-05-30 Anonymous Rating 9.6

+ “Great location Great breakfast Good value Free parking”  

2014-05-28 Christopher, Reading (GB) Rating 10.0
2014-05-27 Alexis, London (GB) Rating10.0

+ “The cleanest place iv stayed so far, and iv been quite a few. Immaculate. Helen was brilliant. Attended to all our needs. Breakfast was great. Sweet little village with plenty to do, see and eat. ” – Parking was ok, on safe municipal car park. I never paid as we left by 10 each morning. Helen […]

2014-05-17 Philip, Stoke on trent (GB) Rating 10

+ “Lovely friendly reception and great character place to stay.” – Nothing

2014-04-30 Anonymous Rating 10

+ “Excellent welcome and every attention made to help us enjoy our stay in Lynton. A comfortable lounge. Most appetizing well-cooked and prepared breakfast with excellent choices;especially the extra details on the table and decor for Easter. Excellent location close to all shops and walks.” – Parking took effort if you didn’t want to pay, ie street […]

2014-04-24 Wendy, Fordingbridge (GB) Rating 10

+ “Comfortable, tasteful, welcoming, private – many, many thanks!” Rating:10

Caroljoy, Witten (DE) 2013-12-08

+ “the hostess was very helpful” Rating:8.8

Lena, NOTTINGHAM (GB) 2013-10-02

+ “Super freundliche und persönliche Betreuung durch die Inhaberin des Guest House.” Rating:9.2

Andrea, Lautertal (DE) 2013-09-16

+ “All was fine” – cant think of anything Rating:10






+ “Friendly, relaxed atmosphere with a very helpful and genuine owner.” Rating:8.8

Jo, Leeds (GB) 2013-09-17

+ “Good value for money, excellent knowledge of local amenities by landlady, clean house and friendly welcome. All in all very recommendable.” – Nothing. Rating:8.8

Colin, West Yorkshire (GB) 2013-09-15



+ “Owner of the guest-house was fabulous and outstandingly helpful. Couldn’t have felt more looked after. Everything one could think of had been provided for in the room. Breakfast was good. Location is fantastic.” Rating:8.3

Naveed, Purley (GB) 2013-09-06

+ “Everything was lovely” Rating:9.6



Keith, Auckland (NZ) 2013-09-05

+ “Everything” – Nothing Rating:9.2


+ “Helen welcomed us with tea and biscuits. A friendly and thoughtful hostess. A comfy bed and a good breakfast. Plenty of info about the area.” Rating:10

Michael, Trowbridge (GB)

+ “Excellent breakfasts” Rating:8.3


+ “Attention to detail from Helen the owner.” Rating:9.6


+ “clean, comfortable, friendly, good location” – no check in until 4 pm Rating:8.3


+ “Helen was very welcoming and informative, we both had a great time and slept like baby’s.” Rating:10

Harvey, Slough (GB) 2013-08-14

+ “Amazing hostess, good location and great breakfast! Couldn’t have asked for more!” Rating:9.6


+ “Breakfast choices very good. Nice lounge for guests with access to garden for sitting out. Helpful friendly landlady.” Rating:10

Elizabeth, Bromsgrove (GB) 2013-07-29

+ “lovely place ,character rooms ,spotless and clean ,very good breakfast ,lovely hostess ,good location” Rating:10

nicky smith, CHARD (GB) 2013-07-17

+ “Everything, room, breakfast, greeting, location. Perfect.” Rating:10


+ “We went to Lynton to relax from our busy life in London. The landscape is breath taking and the contact with nature amazing. Everything at the Croft House was perfect, Helen, the owner, was always very kind and attentive, she has definitely made us feel at home. The room was beautiful and very clean. […]

Soraia Dias, London (GB) 2013-07-02

+ “Onze gastvrouw Helen was geweldig, maakt niet alleen een lekker ontbijt, maar gaf ook goede reisadviezen bijvoorbeeld over wandelmogelijkheden. Deze B&B is precies zoals wij het wensen, kleinschalig en gezellig, maar toch met goede voorzieningen.” – Niets Rating:10

Fons van Dael, Velp Gld (NL) 2013-06-10

+ “Very welcoming comfortable homely and clean” Rating:10

Cheryl, Swindon wiltshire (GB) 2013-07-25


Steinunn Helga Lárusdóttir, Reykjavík (IS) 2013-07-15

+ “die Aufmerksamkeit der Gastgeberin” – es war ein sehr merkwürdiger Geruch im gesamten Haus Rating:6.3

Doris Omlin, Rottach-Egern (DE) 2013-07-05

+ “We were welcomed by a very friendly lady. We asked for advice and she explained us very well where to find the nicest places. She suggested us some nice places to eat and was very helpful.” – nothing Rating:8.3

Dennis Dreesen, Southampton (GB) 2013-06-05

+ “We liked the very welcoming reception we got when we arrived. We were offered tea or coffee. Our room was very clean, light and airy. The bed was very comfortable. Breakfast excellent.” Rating:7.9

Jane Morey, Bishopsteignton (GB) 2013-06-01

+ “Helen a superb hostess” Rating:10

Robert McGechan, Paraparaumu, Wellington (NZ)

+ “Very quite nice breakfast” – Parking Rating:8.3

Donald Mc Crone, Bristol (GB) 2013-05-21



+ “Helen was very, very friendly and extremely helpful with advice about walking in Exmoor. She provided all sorts of materials, maps, route descriptions, ointment for aching feet etc. Lynton is a good place to start many walks, both on the coast and inlands. The excellent weather helped of course making our stay as enjoyable […]


+ “lovely place to stay and would quite happily stay again, Helen was a wonderful host .” Rating:9.6

james mcguire, hampshire (GB) 2013-04-30

Rooms nicely decorated and spotlessly clean. Breakfasts great and owner very helpful. This is the most scenic part of North Devon – glad we chose this location over Barnstaple, which had been our original plan. Rating:10

Anonymous 04/04/ 2013

Everyting great Rating:10

Melany Rodriguez Gonzalez, Bristol (GB) 04/04/2013

Very friendly and helpful. Warm welcome on our arrival. Breakfast was excellent. Our room was very comfortable. Rating:9.6

Anonymous 12/11/2012

Good location in Exmoor. Rating:8.5

Anonymous 04/11/2012

Extremely nice staff, comfortable, good location, great breakfast, loads of information about the local area Rating:9.2

Anonymous 11/11/12

Helen gave us a really warm and friendly reception. Our room was comfortable and had everything we needed. Breakfast was nice and hot and there was plenty of choice to suit all tastes. Would definitely recommend staying here, which we will if down that way again. Rating:10

Susan Connell, Leicester (GB) 31 October 2012

Lovely quiet retreat, very warm welcome from owner, delightful room, Most enjoyable breakfast. Rating:10

Neil Brazier, Newquay (GB) 03/10/2012



Lovely quiet retreat, very warm welcome from owner, delightful roon, Most enjoyable breakfast. Rating:10

Richard Davis, Hove (GB) 11/10/2012



The atmosphere is amazing, relaxing, landscapes are breathtaking, staff is welcoming and helpful. Rating:10

Anonymous Family with older children United Kingdom 25 September 2012

Good location with friendly and helpful host. Good breakfast. Clean room. parking not always available. Rating:10

David Mature couple Westoning, Beds, United Kingdom 20 September 2012

Lovely staff really welcoming, not like a hotel more like staying at a friends house. Rating:10

Kate Young couple London, United Kingdom 19 September 2012

Croft House is lovely to stay in and Helen is an exception! We can recommend Croft House to everyone Rating:10

Robin Young couple Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands 14 September 2012

Helen, the owner was lovely and very helpful. Rating:9.2

Michael Mature couple Weston-Super-Mare, United Kingdom 7 September 2012

Fantastic hostess … lovely b & b .. Beautiful walks rom the door step…as well as good pubs and resterants nearby….. Ideal for a week end break or a walking holiday.. Lovely b fasts … very good indeed Parking down the road… N.B. get a long stay parking ticket at the tourist info cemtre… Well […]

Anonymous Group of friends United Kingdom 3 September 2012

Good location in Lynton, close to shops, restaurants, pubs and cliff railway down to Lynmouth. Owner, Helen, very nice and welcoming. Great breakfasts each day. Comfy guest lounge area and cosy, clean room. Also, the guest house was very quiet at night. No dedicated car parking, but it was no trouble to park on the […]

Alan Young couple London, United Kingdom 3 September 2012

Charming and informative hostess Rating:8.3

Brian Mature couple Maidenhead, United Kingdom 29 August 2012

Owner very friendly on arriving had tea biscuits answering any questions knew the local area very well house had warm felling to it would stay there again if in that area. Rating:10

David Mature couple london, United Kingdom 22 August 2012

It was a wonderful place beautiful very clean would highly recommend. Rating:10

Robert Family with older children Torquay, United Kingdom 13 August 2012

A lovely friendly welcome, well appointed rooms decorated to a high standard. My wife particularly liked the selection of toiletries. A very good breakfast as well. Helen is a great hostess, very helpful with suggestions for the area, walks, shopping and pubs. Rating:9.6

Anonymous Group of friends United Kingdom 14 August 2012

An excellent b&b which I highly recommend. Helen was the perfect host and I was impressed by the huge range of leaflets with suggested activities and maps and guides that you could borrow. Rating:9.6

Richard Family with older children Chalfont St Giles, United Kingdom 10 August 2012

Friendly atmosphere, very helpful host, excellent breakfast! Rating:8.8

Anonymous Mature couple United Kingdom 25 July 2012

The whole place was very clean, excellent breakfasts, friendly owner who recommended some great local places to eat – would go again if in the area. Rating:8.8

Arthur Young couple Bristol, United Kingdom 31 July 2012

We enjoyed our stay at Croft House, Helen was very friendly and efficient, the additional use of the lounge area was good, as was the ease of using the pay telephone, as there was no mobile telephone signal. The wifi access was good. Information about local dining was very helpful, particularly how early the restaurants […]

Anonymous Mature couple United Kingdom 17 July 2012

From the moment we stepped into Croft House, it felt like home! The House is unique and full of character, with the welcoming scent of lavender and lillies. Helen is an excellent host, offering us with a comforting cup of tea and infomation of the town on our arrival, to a luxurious breakfast. Rooms were […]

Wen Young couple Southend on sea, United Kingdom 24 June 2012

Helen was very friendly and helpful, The food was just right Didn’t like the stairs inside and out. Didn’t like the fact that there was no shower just a bath in our room. Rating:6.5

Gerald Mature couple LLANDYSUL, United Kingdom 19 June 2012

Very comfortable, close to the sites we were interested in and very genial hostess. The only problem, and it wasn’t a big one, was that the parking was in a public pay lot a few hundred meteres away. There was no charge though to park from 6:00pm until 10:00am the next day. I wouldn’t let […]

Roger Mature couple Delta, Canada 9 June 2012

We had a very friendly welcome on arrival. A comfortable room and excellent breakfasts. During our stay Helen the proprietor ensured we had all the information we needed to get the most out of our holiday. Free overnight parking 6pm to 10am in car park only a short walk away. Highly recommended. Rating:10

Timothy Mature couple Guildford, United Kingdom 1 May 2012

helen was a excellent host always asking if there is anything we require great location in Lynton great breakfast good start for the day we stayed in the room with extra seating area plenty of room good tv channels if you require a early night Rating:10

Keith Mature couple Warley, United Kingdom 20 April 2012

Helen was a fantastic host, providing all the information we required from restaurant suggestions to walking routes in the area. Our room was comfortable and spotlessly clean and the house is perfectly located for walks in Exmoor National Park and along the Coastal Track. Rating:10

Sarah Group of friends Witta, United Kingdom 17 April 2012

Very friendly and helpful lovely rooms very clean and in great location. Rating:10

Sara Mature couple coventry, United Kingdom 12 April 2012

Very friendly and welcoming. Helpful and informative regarding local details, such as restaurants and places of interest. Excellent breakfast, including vegetarian option. Highly recommended! Rating:10

Elizabeth Mature couple Lower Sunbury, Middlesex, United Kingdom 3 April 2012

Helen was wonderful host who made us very welcome. The house was spotless and there were some lovely touches, we loved the fresh flowers and the nick naks in the guest lounge. Rating: 9.2

Larry Mature couple Newton Abbot, United Kingdom 20 February 2012

Our host was very knowledgeable about the area, extremely comfortable, hearty breakfast, sunny location. No immediate parking. Rating: 10

Joy Mature couple OLDBURY, United Kingdom 19 February 2012

Warm welcome, comfy bed, good breakfast and overall good value for money. Well placed to explore the surrounding area of Exmoor. Rating: 8.3

Steven Young couple London, United Kingdom 15 February 2012

Helen was a wonderful host no complaints at all. Rating:10

Dennis Mature couple WALTHAM ABBEY, United Kingdom 5 December 2011

Our host was very knowlegeable about the area, extremely comfortable, hearty breakfast, sunnylocation. No immediate parking. Rating:10

John Mature couple PERSHORE, United Kingdom 1 November 2011

We were made very welcome and tea and biscuits was served on arrival in the guests lounge. Our bedroom was on the top floor with a very low doorway and though warned I did bang my head. The room however was a nice size, en suite and a very comfy bed. A good nights sleep […]

Robert Mature couple Uttoxeter, United Kingdom 27 September 2011

Well what can i say, it was a tip top holiday we recived a warm and friendly welcome,nothing was to much trouble, the guest house was a home from home with a good hearty breakfast. Rating: 10

Gordon Mature couple Driffield, United Kingdom 26 September 2011