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7 Dart Marina

(Ref. 995161)

Dartmouth, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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53 Customer Reviews

  • "This was our second stay at no."

    7, and it was just as lovely as last year, hence we’ve already booked again for next year!

    Reviewed by Lynette4.7Oct 2023



    Reviewed by Nick5.0Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful spacious apartment with amazing views."

    Clean and well-equipped. Ideal location to walk into Dartmouth, which is lovely, and to explore the surrounding area, where there is plenty to see and do. We would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Sep 2023

  • "Beautifully furnished apartment with superb views."

    We loved our stay here and have already booked again for next year. Th only thing missing was the Nespresso coffee machine! we took our own! Not a complaint, just an observation. My Naval Architect Son, whom joined us for a couple of days, complained that we had not taken the small Nespresso cups. He was threatened with being charged £300 per night for his room, together with dinner at The Seahorse restaurant. He then promptly declared that the views were paradise, much to our amusement. Hence the write-up in the Guest Book.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Aug 2023

  • "Our holiday was amazing, could not ask for a nicer apartment or location."

    Reviewed by Kay4.7Jun 2023

  • "One word FABULOUS ."

    Very clean,wonderful facilities,and an amazing view. We will go again.

    Reviewed by Geoff5.0May 2023

  • "The apartment and view is fabulous, we have stayed here before."

    However it is let down by very basic appliances in the kitchen and some basic things missing from the kitchen. However, the main reason I won’t be booking this property again is the mattress in the master bedroom. It’s like sleeping on wood, extremely firm. It woke me up in the night with such terrible back pain I had to move into the twin room which was slightly better. It’s a real shame but a good night sleep is a priority for me so I won’t be booking again unfortunately.

    Reviewed by Karen3.8Apr 2023

  • "Lovely clean warm and comfortable apartment, especially liked the super king bed just like home, made for good night's sleep!"

    We have booked again for next year already.

    Reviewed by Susanne5.0Mar 2023

  • "I was a little concerned reading the last posted review regarding 7 Dart Marina."

    As I was travelling with my 90 year old father, good lighting and heating were essential and these, along with easy access, were essential for a safe trip. Sykes staff were so helpful and reassuring at booking. This property did not disappoint in any way. It is in a fantastic location, easy parking with lift access, quality furnishings, warmth and light and views to die for. It is ideal for anyone with mobility challenges. One or two minor queries were dealt with easily at the local Coast and Country offices where the staff were more than helpful. I would not hesitate to recommend this luxury apartment to anyone.

    Reviewed by Cyndi5.0Mar 2023

  • "We like No7 location and furnishings but there are an increasing number of problems with electrics, none of which every get resolved: bathroom floors not heating, no heating in the kitchen, poor lighting in the kitchen: under-cupboard lights not working and poor lighting on work-surfaces: ceiling lights cast shadow."

    Curtains in main bedroom intermittent failure to close. We have never liked the impact of Sykes on Coast and Country. The Staff in Dartmouth are generally very pleasant and helpful but dealing with a remote call centre is a pain in the neck and the additional burden of dealing with it removes pleasure from the experience. The content of basics in Sykes accommodation (not just 7) is extremely poor compared to that found in AirBnB rentals that we have used. Towels are old and rough, and there is a totally inadequate supply of basic essentials: toilet rolls, dishwasher capsules, oven gloves (who cooks without them !?!), it's unbelievably stingy for the type of rental accommodation and the price.

    Reviewed by Peter3.1Nov 2022

  • "The view is amazing, takes your breath away & put a huge smile on our faces as soon as we walked in."

    We spent hours watching the river & the higher ferry. The apartment was spotlessly clean, well laid out & furnished, perfect location for a short, flat walk into town, and the parking space right outside the building was much appreciated. We arrived very late on Friday evening, but key collection was easy from a lock box in town. Small improvements would be to provide oven trays in the kitchen & to consider a less firm mattress on the king size bed. We are already looking for when we can come back.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Oct 2022

  • "We have stayed in this apartment before and thoroughly enjoyed both visits."

    It is stunning - very roomy with amazing views. Everything major is excellent. Being very picky we thought that the wine glasses are poor. Wine always tastes better in good quality thin glasses - if we booked again, we would take our own, as well as our own corkscrew. Same applies to the mugs.

    Reviewed by Steve4.7Oct 2022

  • "Fabulous property in Dartmouth, in fact we’ve already booked again for next year!"

    Would mention that the hinge on shower door in en-suite needs attention as it is extremely difficult to close once in the shower, resulting in water escaping on to step to bathroom floor creating a potential slip hazard, otherwise perfect, can’t wait to return!

    Reviewed by Lynette4.7Oct 2022

  • "Excellent apartment, very spacious well equipped, comfortable clean and tidy with spectacular views."

    Just everything you need for a refreshing and relaxing break. Can’t wait to return next year.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Sep 2022

  • "Our second time in this property all be it the last time was 5/6 years ago."

    Just as good as before and we liked it that much we have already booked for next September. We have stayed in many rentals and my wife commented that this was the cleanest of any she has known.

    Reviewed by Nick5.0Sep 2022

  • "We loved it all, a fantastic view with those bifold windows."

    Immaculately clean throughout. We would love to come back soon. Thank you

    Reviewed by Janet4.7Sep 2022

  • "A beautiful apartment in the perfect location."

    Very comfortable and peaceful. Tips for Sykes Cottages: 1. Three dishwasher tablets for a weeks stay is ridiculous. When queried we were told “you are self catering, so we only provide a started pack”. We were provided with more when we asked for some. 2. The fridge door needs oiling. 3. The shower door in the en suite needs new hinges. We did ask for someone to look at it but it wasn’t much better after the repair. 4. You need to update your instructions for stripping beds etc as this is now not required, but the guide still tells you to do it.

    Reviewed by Patrick4.4Jul 2022

  • "Wonderful holiday,office staff excellent."

    Not a single thing to complain about. I would have liked a Nespresso coffee machine.thats all I can think to suggest that could have improved our holiday.

    Reviewed by Geoff5.0Jun 2022

  • "We have stayed at no 7 before, returned due to its great location and the view."

    Great bathrooms and room sizes, the only slight negative for us is that we find the beds too firm for a comfortable night's sleep, and perhaps for the cost of staying here you might expect Sky TV?

    Reviewed by James4.4Mar 2022

  • "Absolutely beautiful property in a stunning location."

    Can’t wait to go back there. One very small thing; it would be nice to have a TV in the second bedroom. Other than that, faultless!!

    Reviewed by Tony5.0Feb 2022

  • "Excellent property."

    Only one comment, it would be useful to have all the instructions for the different appliances and systems put into into just one folder and for the tv instructions to be more clear.

    Reviewed by David4.7Jan 2022

  • "No.7, Dart Marina is a perfectly positioned, well maintained apartment with wonderful uninterrupted views across the River Dart."

    The Kitchen is reasonably well stocked with cutlery and crockery. There’s a good sized integrated fridge freezer, useful washer/dryer, dishwasher and hob/oven. The large ‘mains-pressure’ hot water cylinder has the capacity to supply lots of hot water to enjoy the oversized baths. The central heating works well and the furnishings are thoughtfully deployed to create a relaxing, classy feeling. The highlight is surely the lounge with its full length bifold windows. Sitting at the dining table for breakfast with the river view is superb. Even on a dreary, overcast day of drizzle it’s a nice place to be - glance up as the Higher Ferry quietly traverses the river, the navy cadets are being trained in their little naval ships or a yacht sails past. We also had the pleasure of seeing the steam loco hauled ‘train of lights’ just before New Year on the far bank of the river. The technology was easy for us to use - wifi, smart TV or built in sound system with Bluetooth connectivity to our own iPad music library (although we noted that the speakers / control units in the ensuite and kitchen do not function, the latter being mentioned in the information pack). Beds were comfortable and the fluffy white towels were of a luxury hotel standard. The apartment is a relatively short and pleasant walk from the town centre, unbelievably quiet given its central location and comes with a precious allocated car parking space right outside. Main entrance is spotless as is the lift, making access with luggage so easy. It’s clear from reading past guest reviews that earlier feedback has been noted and action taken in response to suggestions etc. So in the same constructive spirit then… the top, flat brushed stainless steel surface of the cooker hood needs to be cleaned after every guest leaves. With me being just under 6ft tall it’s obvious because it’s at about my eye level. If your cleaning team are a somewhat less tall then they may not be noticing the build up of dust and light grease. Otherwise though the apartment is spotless. We loved our eleven night stay and would return. It isn’t cheap but does deliver for the money - what price for an apartment that helps make the most of precious time with the family? Since these apartments are being sold for around £1m the weekly rental seems about right. To the owner and the team managing the apartment - thank you. An excellent example of what high quality holiday accommodation in the U.K. should offer in support of a wonderful break on the south Devon coast.

    Reviewed by David4.1Dec 2021

  • "Absolutely fantastic apartment,,, well equipped, very comfy and clean."

    The view of the River Dart is amazing and we stayed in just watching the world go by a good deal of the time. The most fantastic Christmas ever. Thank you for the complimentary gifts on arrival.

    Reviewed by John5.0Dec 2021

  • "A beautiful apartment in a fantastic location with wonderful views of the river, marina and the higher ferry, definitely recommend and will return."

    Reviewed by James5.0Nov 2021

  • "Fantastic luxury apartment in an excellent location , right in the river Dart in pretty Dartmouth."

    We had a fabulous time. Loads to and do, but also, on a particularly rainy day, also lovely to stay in the luxury of this lovely apartment

    Reviewed by Bernice5.0Oct 2021

  • "Sofas were TOO SOFT !"


    Reviewed by Anne3.8Sep 2021

  • "Did not like the coast and country instructions which appeared to make us responsible for everything literally could be interpreted we were responsible for the cleaning " leave everything as you found it"."

    We were paying nearly £300 per night. We fully appreciated that because of Covid the towels and bedding needed to be put into bags. Had it not been for this and the wi-fi not working it would have been given 5 stars. It was a beautiful apartment overlooking the marina and all the river activities and yes we would book it again if it was available

    Reviewed by Michael5.0May 2021

  • "This is a stunning apartment with superb views across the River Dart."

    It is our second visit.

    Reviewed by P4.7Sep 2020

  • "A truly superb apartment in a stunning location."

    We have stayed in many holiday cottages in the last 30 years but this is, without exception, the very best. Sitting at the dining table with the large windows fully open for a meal is an amazing experience. The life of a busy holiday river is all in front of you. We will certainly return to 7 Dart Marina.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Sep 2019

  • "7 Dart Marina is a fantastic apartment with a beautiful view of the river Dart, the steam railway and Kingswear."

    The apartment has a high specification and is extremely well equipped. We had a wonderful week as a family in Dartmouth and would recommend staying at this property

    Reviewed by Russell5.0Aug 2019

  • "Only one toilet roll provided in each bathroom TV operating control system was ..."

    Only one toilet roll provided in each bathroom TV operating control system was overly complicated for easy reliable operation The view was fantastic The bi folding windows which could be opened up were stunning

    Reviewed by Michael5.0May 2019

  • "Good morning We have stayed at four different Dart Marina cottages over the last couple of years and this is now our first choice, the only disappointment was no TV in the second bedroom whereas the other three apartments had TVs in the second bedroom too, otherwise an excellent stay."

    Thank you.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Apr 2019

  • "Second time we have stayed in 7 Dart Marina."

    Always clean and well specified, Has added bonus of being close to the Floating Bridge pub and restaurant

    Mr Graham BarkerMay 2018

  • "Super apartment , well equipped, great views"

    Mrs Mary DigginsFeb 2018

  • "The apartment was fabulous, well situated for Dartmouth close to the shops but lovely & quiet."

    Beautifully presented, warm and comfortable fantastic views of the Dart, always something to watch. Ideal with it's own parking space.

    Oct 2017

  • "Excellent"

    HELENSep 2016

  • "I have stayed in several properties in Dart Marina, and No."

    7 is my favourite. It is well supplied, well maintained and well looked after. Parking is immediately outside. The view is magical. There is a lift up to the front door. Lift takes normal width wheelchair. Doorways are wide. There are rugs on top of the wooden floor. Bedrooms have carpet. The en-suite shower has steps up into it as you will see in the photo online. The double bed is firm but comfortable. The single beds are soft and suit me fine. Good quality linen. Only downside is the price. My word is it expensive!

    LWSep 2016

  • "Lovely flat."

    Bedding and especially pillows excellent. I have a back neck and bring my own pillow but didn't need to use it. Crockery - not as much supplied as in previous holiday places - would have liked some breakfast bowls.

    Aug 2016

  • "A superb apartment in a wonderful position with all the facilities and features as described."

    We had a wonderful holiday.

    John And LorraineJul 2016

  • "Very well presented, loved the way the windows on the internal balcony pulled right back so you felt you were outside but safe and protected from the wind."

    Top of the range equipment throughout - loved the sound system wired to every room; and at the same time really comfortable and with the easy access lift, and parking right outside, no problems for infirm guests. Incredible views across the marina and watching the boats, the ferry and the steam engine were all very soothing - a great tonic for destressing.

    May 2016

  • "Great apartment."

    Good location.

    Dec 2015

  • "It was just like moving into someone's home."

    Beautiful decor and furnishings and a view to die for. The internal balcony made it feel like you were sitting on the river bank - even in October. Luxury all round from the surround sound radio in all rooms, bathrooms included, and electric curtains

    Mrs C TurnerNov 2015

  • "The apartment was very well equipped except for the saucepans which were very poor quality and looked dirty, to the point where we did not want to use them."

    This is the third apartment we have stayed in at Dart Marina and we have not had this problem before.

    Oct 2015

  • "Amazing view from this first floor flat."

    Well appointed and roomy - lovely big sofa. Car parking space right outside the door. The large king size bed is firm but comfortable. The twin beds have much more give but are still supportive - and are my favourites. There is a lift up to the flat, and all door ways are wide enough for a wheelchair. The satellite TV is a tad confusing, but there are instructions. This is my favourite apartment in Dart Marina - because of the view and also because of the decent beds. I cannot abide beds with solid bases and hard mattresses - it is such a false economy. Am hoping to return soon.

    Jul 2015

  • "We found it very good as before, and enjoyed all the amenities nearby."

    Dartmouth is a fascinating place to stay with always something to do. Great shops nearby and always somewhere different to eat out in or bring back to eat in.

    Jun 2015

  • "Perfect property, we shall return to Dartmouth again very soon"

    May 2015

  • "Very well presented apartment."

    Comfortable and clean with everything we needed except a slip mat for the bath and shower. Most properties I stay in have these in all showers and baths,I feel more confident if there is one.

    Mar 2015

  • "Excellent"

    Oct 2014

  • "Superb views, lovely quality apartment with nearly everything you could desire!"

    Sep 2014

  • "Wonderful apartment with amazing views over the marina and River Dart and just a short walk into the centre of Dartmouth."

    Excellent facilities within the apartment, good standard of decoration. One problem we did experience was when using the Swimming Pool within the complex - it was so busy we had to wait for an hour and a half before we could gain entry, and then when we were able to go in there were a lot of young children who were not being supervised sufficiently. We didn't bother trying to use the facility again during our stay.

    Aug 2014

  • "We have yet to sample this apartment, but are impressed with the lovely site so are going back again."

    ....3rd time!

    May 2014

  • "Found the tv difficult to get used to."

    A minor problem will go again

    May 2014

  • "The apartment was very clean with well designed room layouts and lovely views."

    However, for a 5 star rated property we would have expected there to be more in the way of crockery and cutlery in the kitchen eg the cereal bowls were plastic and were more suited to a picnic on the beach than a 5 star holiday home. Also, there were no decent knives - no bread knife etc.

    Apr 2014

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This property is part of the Coast & Country Cottages collection.
Choose from over 400 properties in Salcombe, Dartmouth and the surrounding South Devon coast and countryside - the perfect destination for a holiday all year round.


  • First floor apartment
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super King-size with en suite bathroom with Kaldewei bath, with shower (over), and spacious separate shower cubicle, wash-hand basin, heated towel rail, shaver point and light
  • 1 x twin
  • Lounge/dining room with internal balcony
  • Kitchen
  • family bathroom with Kaldewei bath, shower (over), wash-hand basin, heated towel rail, shaver point and light.
  • Flatscreen television with Freesat, DVD player surround sound system
  • Poggenpohl units, integrated Smeg appliances including magnificent 6-ring gas range and oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer
  • Wireless broadband internet is available
  • All duvets, linen and towels are provided - tenants will need to bring tea towels and beach towels only
  • Parking for one car
  • Strictly No Smoking

The property

7 Dart Marina is a luxury first floor apartment, providing superb accommodation for couples or families of up to four people.

The property has fabulous views up the river and across to Kingswear from the wonderful internal balcony, the perfect spot for enjoying a traditional Devonshire cream tea with views! Dart Marina is a stunning development on the edge of the River Dart in Dartmouth, one of the West Country's most sought-after locations.

Offering the ultimate in luxury self-catering accommodation, each property is individually owned and styled and has allocated parking for one car.

Enjoy a leisurely flat walk along the embankment to Dartmouth’s boutique shops and award-winning restaurants, before returning to your outstanding holiday home. The property is stylishly elegant with a state-of-the-art kitchen and a sumptuous living/dining area, decorated in a nautical theme… complete with a large model of a Baltic trading schooner.

There are two bedrooms, perfect for one or two couples.

The master suite has a super King-size bed, and beautiful, fully tiled en suite bathroom with a Kaldewei bath, and spacious separate shower cubicle.

The second bedroom is a twin room with two single beds.

There is also family bathroom with Kaldewei bath and shower (over). Whether you are looking for a luxury holiday home for a romantic getaway with your loved one, or a holiday with friends in beautiful surroundings, this is a very special retreat.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Totnes 12 miles.

Dartmouth lies on the banks of the beautiful River Dart estuary in the popular and picturesque South Hams area of South Devon. Located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and close to the coast, Dartmouth is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Devon. It offers a stunning waterfront, ancient narrow streets lined with boutique shops, restaurants and art galleries plus many local events such as the annual Dart Music Festival and the Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta, along with the Dartmouth Food Festival held every October. There are many interesting cycling and walking routes around Dartmouth, including the South West Coast Path, the Dart Valley Trail and plenty of quiet country lanes. A trip on the Dartmouth Steam Railway through picturesque countryside to Paignton is a must, and so is a boat trip across to Kingswear and on to Brixham, a pretty little harbour town. For those seeking some beach activities, there is a wide choice in the South Hams area such as Blue Flag Award winner Blackpool Sands, and Slapton Sands, both extremely popular and just a stone's throw from Dartmouth. A relaxing location in South Devon.

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Please note this property does not come with a Spa Pass.

The Dart Marina Hotel & Spa will not be open to book treatments or day passes during your stay.

Strictly No Smoking

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas