Set in an elegant Victorian building, Orchard Hill Hotel overlooks the River Torridge in Bideford. This small family-run hotel offers bed-and-breakfast accommodation with free WiFi, a bar, and a large guest lounge and dining room.

Featuring views over the garden or the river, the individually styled rooms are warm, light, and spacious. Each room offers a TV and tea and coffee making facilities. The en-suite bathrooms have luxury toiletries and a hairdryer. Ironing supplies are available upon request.

In the mornings, Orchard Hill serves full English breakfast in the dining room. Continental options are also available. Guests can relax in the guest lounge or on the terrace seating area, which features heating in the evenings.

With free private parking, Orchard Hill Hotel is conveniently positioned close to the A39 road and is surrounded by local attractions, walks, and amenities. The Royal North Devon Golf Club can be reached after a 5-minute drive and Barnstaple’s town centre is a 20-minute drive away.

Exmoor National Park is within 35 minutes' drive of Orchard Hill. The resorts of Westward Ho! and Appledore are 5 minutes away by car. The beautiful village of Clovelly is reached within a 30-minute drive.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free private parking available at the hotel

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About Orchard Hill Hotel

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  • May we have a fan in the room please

    We are happy to provide a fan in the room if requested.


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    Asked about: Superior King Room with River View • Answered on 6 April 2021
  • Do you offer vegan or vegetarian faux meat substitute sausages and/or bacon for breakfast ie: "This isn't bacon" Linda McCartney, Quorn etc.?

    We offer vegetarian and vegan breakfasts as part of our breakfast menu. We kindly ask guests to notify us in advance of their stay should they require specific vegetarian/plant based substitutes.


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    Answered on 4 March 2020
  • Do you do evening meals?

    As a small hotel we do not serve evening meals. However we have some excellent eateries in the town ranging from fine dining to bistro/pub food, a 10 minute walk from the hotel. We recommend all guests pre book evening dining (list available).


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    Answered on 27 December 2020
  • What time do you check in

    Our check in is between 16.00 and 21.00.


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room with Garden View • Answered on 27 May 2021
  • Is there private parking?

    We are pleased to confirm that we have a private car park at the front of the hotel.


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    Answered on 20 November 2019
  • Do you offer dinner each night

    As a small hotel we do not serve evening meals. However we have some excellent restaurants in and around Bideford ranging from fine dining to fish & chips, many just a 10 minute walk into the town or a short drive from the hotel (list available).


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    Answered on 11 April 2021
  • Hiya could I do an early check in please?

    Sorry, our check-in is from 4.00pm; this is to allow us sufficient time to ensure all rooms are thoroughly cleaned, sanitized & prepared according to Government guidelines. Guests are welcome to arrive early, leave their car and walk into town.


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    Asked about: King Room with Town/River View • Answered on 14 July 2021
  • Is it an easy walk into the town centre

    The hotel sits on a hill overlooking the town and river; the hill is 80 yards, the rest of the walk is flat and the walk takes approx 10 minutes.


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    Answered on 12 July 2020
  • Do you take pets

    Whilst we are both animal lovers we are sorry but we do not accept pets at the hotel.


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    Answered on 23 October 2020
  • We are thinking of booking a superior double room with garden view, please could you let us know if it has a king size bed. Thanks you for your help.

    The size of the bed is reflected in the title of each room (also outlined in the room description) Eg our Superior Double Room has a standard double bed (4ft 6in), whilst our King Room has a king bed (5ft) and our Superking Room has a 6ft bed.


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    Answered on 24 September 2020
  • Are you dog friendly

    Whilst we are both animal lovers we are sorry but we do not accept dogs at the hotel.


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    Answered on 16 December 2020
  • Is it possible to have three adults in a room as my parents and aunt need to be together as my aunt is disabled. Thank you.

    We are sorry but all our rooms sleep a maximum of two people, with either a double, king or superking size bed.


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    Answered on 13 April 2021
  • please would you tell me how many twin & single rooms you have kind regards Sue

    We have one single room and one twin room, which has a double bed and single bed. We also have two superior rooms with super king beds which can be separated to make two additional twin rooms.


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    Answered on 23 December 2019
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Various restaurants in Bideford
    1 miles
  • Cafe/bar Various cafes
    1 miles
Natural beauty
  • River River Torridge
    0.3 miles
  • Sea/ocean Atlantic Ocean
    2 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Westward Ho! Beach
    1.7 miles
  • Saunton Sands Beach
    2.7 miles
  • Peppercombe Beach
    4.8 miles
  • Gauter Beach
    6 miles
Closest airports
  • Exeter International Airport
    39.9 miles
  • Cardiff Airport
    45.3 miles
  • Newquay Cornwall Airport
    53 miles
How to get to Orchard Hill Hotel from Bristol Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Facilities of Orchard Hill Hotel Great facilities! Review score, 9.4
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Packed lunches
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Adult only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
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Sustainable initiatives

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Check-in

16:00 - 21:00

Check-out

09:00 - 10:30

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Orchard Hill Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note, guests expecting to arrive outside the check-in hours are kindly asked to contact the property in advance.

When booking 4 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Orchard Hill Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

This property is located in a residential area and guests are asked to refrain from excessive noise.

You are advised to bring your own vehicle as this property is not serviced by public transport.

FAQs about Orchard Hill Hotel

  • Orchard Hill Hotel is 0.7 miles from the centre of Bideford.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Orchard Hill Hotel by:

    • Car 1h 40min

  • Room options at Orchard Hill Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Twin/Double
    • Single

  • Check-in at Orchard Hill Hotel is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Guests staying at Orchard Hill Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • The prices at Orchard Hill Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Orchard Hill Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 3 km)

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Orchard Hill Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Free parking