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Exmoor National Park, Porlock Weir, Exmoor National Park TA24 8PB England
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Individually wrapped toiletries
Updated 05/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 05/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Porlock Weir
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Set in the heart of Exmoor National Park in front of the 15th Century harbour in Porlock Weir Somerset, Locanda on the Weir was completely refurbished in 2018. The beautiful Victorian building stands slightly elevated with views across the harbour and sea beyond including an Italian restaurant, bar and lounge for guests of the hotel seven days a week with the restaurant open to outside guests at the weekend. Locanda on the Weir opened for rooms and restaurant bookings on 16th March 2018 to stunning reviews and accolades. Porlock Weir's only Boutique Inn has been most often described as offering eclectic decor, comfort and careful attention to detail with an impeccably informal vibe, it is also available for complete hire as an exclusive special occasion venue. On the doorstep are beautiful walks on the SW Coast Path taking in the coast, moors and woodland, for those wishing to spend a few days relaxing Locanda offers the perfect spot in all seasons, with the garden during Summer and Log fire in the Winter .
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Beach
Fishing
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Adults only
Non-smoking hotel
Wifi
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Restaurant
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
Board games / puzzles
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Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Italian
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Leo wrote a review 4 Dec
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Came with my family for a heavenly four course meal, couldn’t fault the food and couldn’t recommend more. Love the fact that because it is a set menu it is basically zero waste as food is prepared for the demand.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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stuandgurt wrote a review Mar 2020
East Midlands, United Kingdom5 contributions5 helpful votes
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On arrival this unassuming looking property opens its doors to a Pandora’s box of treats. Once through to the internal rooms you are immediately wowed by the enhanced original features of this stunning property. It’s warm appearance matched by the welcome received by the proprietors Pio and Cindy. Very friendly and aiming to please all guests to the highest of standards whatever their needs and dietary requirements. We stayed in the San Francisco room with the most picturesque view of the harbour and surrounding area. We had the most comfortable two nights sleep only made better by the breakfast provided the following mornings. We also booked for two nights within the restaurant and both evenings we were served outstanding dishes! Some we have tried to replicate at home! It’s location is a perfect base to explore the Exmoor surrounding walks. Locanda provides five rooms only so if piece and quite is your thing then look no further. It’s the most relaxing weekend away we’ve had.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Response from Pio C, Owner at Locanda on the Weir
Responded 12 Mar 2020
Thank you so much what a lovely and kind review and I do hope the breakfast pots tasted just as good at home as they did here, your photos looked very professional! Please do come back for a return visit soon. Best wishes
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Mark Read wrote a review Nov 2021
Godalming, United Kingdom9 contributions2 helpful votes
Chose to eat here on the last night of our holiday and were not disappointed, lovely 4 course meal in delightful stylish surroundings. Food excellent and original prepared and served by lovely people. We were overlooking the bay and the lights of Wales were visible across the Bristol Channel. Would definitely recommend
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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AlisonHitchin wrote a review Oct 2021
Richmond, United Kingdom46 contributions78 helpful votes
This was our third visit to Locanda on the Weir and we plan many more! Cindy and Pio's hospitality is wonderful in every respect, from the welcome to the bedrooms and the food; which is divine. Having travelled the world and stayed at many lovely places, Locanda on the Weir tops our list of favourite places to stay. Our visits here are always very relaxing. We try and be active during the day as we know come the evening, we will eat everything Pio cooks for us, nothing is ever left as it's all so delicious! A beautiful boutique hotel made special by Cindy and Pio.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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DennisJ316 wrote a review Sep 2021
Northampton, United Kingdom52 contributions28 helpful votes
We were lucky enough to get a table for dinner here on a Saturday night even though we were staying in a different hotel The whole dining experience is a gastronomical treat and clearly they are passionate about what they do A real experience not to be missed Thank you for a memorable evening !
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Pio Catemario, Owner at Locanda on the Weir
Responded 23 Sep 2021
Thank you so much we appreciate your praise of the restaurant at Locanda and do hope you may come back again in the future.
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PRICE RANGE
US$198 - US$278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Cafe - Porlock Weir
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandExmoor National ParkPorlock Weir
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Locanda on the Weir
Which popular attractions are close to Locanda on the Weir?
Nearby attractions include Dunkery Beacon (6.8 km), Burrowhayes Farm Riding Stables (2.1 km), and South West Coast Path - Bossington Landscape (2.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Locanda on the Weir?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Locanda on the Weir?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Locanda on the Weir?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Locanda on the Weir?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bramdowns, Whortleberry Tearoom, and Ziang's.
Is Locanda on the Weir located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.03 km away from the centre of Porlock Weir.
Are pets allowed at Locanda on the Weir?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Locanda on the Weir?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Locanda on the Weir?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Church of All Saints (5.6 km).
Does Locanda on the Weir have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is Locanda on the Weir accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.