"Shelley's Hotel, named after the 19th
century poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, who honeymooned there in 1812...
...now thoroughly renovated, Shelley's opened its doors in August 2000"
Woman & Home Magazine
"Named after the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley who is said to have stayed
here, this hotel offers spacious rooms with good views. The river glides
by on one side and you can explore the steep gorge behind the hotel.
Breakfasts are generous and tasty"
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide
"A remarkable little hotel of grace and charm. In the
centre of the village the hotel, opening onto views of Lynmouth Bay, has been tastefully restored and individually decorated, some of it's handsomely furnished bedrooms with their
own private conservatory and balcony. Big windows make the rooms
bright when the sun is shining,and the staff are most helpful &
"Historic house with
friendly atmosphere. In 1812 writer Percy Bysshe Shelley spent his honeymoon
"You might opt for the posh Shelley's
Hotel, ight next to the Glen Lyn
Gorge where you can sleep in the room supposed to have been occupied by the poet, he apparently left without paying his
Boston.Com ~ The Boston Globe
"Shelley's Hotel, which insists that
"Shelley slept here." It also claims the resident ghost of the poet's
teenage wife, Harriet, who occasionally wanders through the renovated
comfortable and has rooms that have some amazing views"
Footprint England Handbook
"Stay where 19C English romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley honeymooned..."
Sheridan's Great Britain & Ireland
"Friendly hotel neatly
in pastel shades with period furniture.
Picturesque spot in the heart of the town... ...commanding a fine view of the
The Best of Britain: Devon
"A more upmarket option is the smart Shelley's
right next to
Glen Lyn Gorge where you can sleep in the room supposed to have
been occupied by the poet" Rough Guides
"No.1 in Lynmouth - Popularity index.
Unbiased reviews of hotels, resorts and vacations" Tripadvisor.com|
"Tasteful, stylish, no hint of pretension. Perfect
place to chill out"
The Good Hotel Guide
"Cottage du XVIIIe siècle situé dans le centre avec vue sur la
baie. Ravissant et typiquement rétro, si ce n’était la présence de téléviseur et de téléphone dans les chambres!" Petit Fute
"In dem charmanten,
freundlichen Haus hat schon der Dichter Shelley über-nachtet. Mitten im
Zentrum gelegen, ist das privat geführte Hotel komplett neu gestaltet: Fast
alle Zimmer haben einen Balkon mit Blick aufs Meer"
"More spacious and newly
"It was a delight...
hotel was tastefully decorated and the furniture and the paintings add to the ambience"
Glen Lyn Gorge... ...venue that
claims to be where the poet honeymooned in 1812"
"Opt for a sea view at the romantic Shelley’s Hotel in Lynmouth. Supposedly, it’s where the poet spent his honeymoon
with his 16-year-old bride, Harriet"
The London Paper
"The Bottom Line ~ This centrally
located and elegantly appointed hotel is named after the eponymous poet who honeymooned here in
"Surrounded by picture book
scenery... ...the large
hotel lounge has big comfy sofas to relax and curl up in"
Real Homes Magazine
"Percy Bysshe Shelley spent his honeymoon at
Lynmouth on the edge of Exmoor with his
16-year-old wife Harriet,
later scurrilously abandoned in favour of Mary Godwin.
Woodbine Cottage, where they stayed, is now Shelley's Hotel"
"The rooms are rather
special..." The Observer