Certificate of Excellence

2014 Winner

“Stunning reviews and breakfast to die for”

“A little weekend treat for my wife turned into a relaxing chilled break at Belle Tout thanks to Ian, the manager. Views brill, breakfast awesome & rooms comfortable. What is not to like? Get there soon.”

“A must for everyone”

“A fantastic place with spectacular views. Beautiful clean rooms. Shirley and Ian were the perfect hosts, complementary drinks early evening was a great touch. Breakfast was superb. This is an exceptional place, great walks and views. Thank you for 2 wonderful days.”


“My husband and I stayed here for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and character of the Belle Tout. It was a memorable stay in an outstanding location in wonderful weather. The hospitality of Ian and Shirley, the views from the rooms and the quality of the breakfasts were all great. Thank You.”


“A truly beautiful, awesome, idyllic place to stay. Set in an incredibly beautiful location, the lighthouse stands out not just against the rolling hills but against anywhere I have stayed before. The views are spectacular and are matched by the quality of the building and staff. The place is immaculate and beautifully maintained.”

“A truly unique experience”

“We stayed two nights at the Belle Tout, in the Keeper’s Loft room. The room is truly authentic, and they managed to make the most of this small space. It is very comfortable. The room and the common areas are decorated with a very good taste, and the place is very well maintained.”


“I dare say it has all been said before, but this is an extraordinary place to stay, particularly when the sun is shining and the sea is deep blue. I didn’t realise the south coast could ever be as beautiful as this. Belle Tout is an extraordinary place, which does what it does exceptionally well”

“Unique experience”

“My husband and I stayed at Belle Tout for 3 nights in” New England” from the time we arrived and were met by Shirley until the time we said goodbye to Ian on our last morning Belle Tout was a great experience. The lantern room is spectacular, especially when you are enjoying a complementary drink with the sun beaming through.”

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