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Bristol
Reviewed 10 June 2012

We really enjoyed our stay at this hotel, whilst only one night you get a sense of the relaxed atmoshpere. Our daughter is two and had lots of fun in the playroom along with other children staying at the hotel. Breakfast was very nice, but my husband would have preferred a bit more choice for the cooked offerings but only...

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London
Reviewed 8 June 2012

The hotel was recommended by some friends who are neighbours of Judith and Kevin's, due to the locality to their farm, and we were pleased with our choice. We felt very welcomed by both Judith and Kevin, and our room was far larger than we needed (we had one of the well appointed family suites and there was only two...

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Brighton
Reviewed 27 May 2012

We stayed here with our son who is nearly 3, and he didn't want to leave. The indoor playroom is as well-equipped as any nursery, and the garden is big and perfect for running off some energy. It was also fantastic to have a separate room for our son to sleep in, at a price that didn't break the bank....

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1Thank LostgirlBrighton
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2012

Great location and staff ,very peaceful , large family room for kids if needed 7 suite rooms many on ground floor , no steps , my parents both in 80s loved it . Food excellent choice of menu and fresh produce like kippers if wanted for breakfast , lovey family hotel and lots of not-so well known-devon to explore ,a...

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st Jean de Monts
Reviewed 19 February 2012

We stayed at Bulstone in 2011 just as a couple and would recommend it to friends. We had a two bedroomed suite and this was clean and comfortable with good furniture and bed linen,having the extra space was ideal for storage but would be really good foranyone with children. The bathroom was clean,the towels that were provided in large quantise...

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1Thank cecile l
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2012

We spent a weekend at The Bulstone in February 2012 and had a great time! The rooms where clean, the play room was great and the food was absolutely delicious! Even fresh milk was provided in the seperate kitchen and fruit was offered the whole day! Would certainly recommend it to every family with little kids who needs a break...

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sussex
Reviewed 20 September 2011

if you are looking for contemporary decor and slick service then this isn't the place for you. however, if you want somewhere that offers spacious accomodation that is reasonably clean, and friendly, welcoming service then you'll love it. 5* luxury it is not but we never felt worried about the children scratching expensive furniture and never felt we had to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2011

Refreshing experience, the Bulstone had a lot of character and a warm and friendly atmosphere. There was plenty for the kids to do, a playroom as well as a large garden with plenty of toys kept them entertained during the stay! Food was great and rooms were of a good standard. Recommend the Bulstone to any families looking to stay...

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Surrey
Reviewed 15 November 2010

Great for the kids, who have freedom in safety. Great dinners and wine for the adults. Friendly atmosphere. Lots to do in the area. Better value than other options we have tried. What more could we ask? Can't believe the moaners. We are a family with two boys who have stayed for one week at the Bulstone Hotel almost every...

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Reviewed 7 August 2010

We stayed here some months ago, and have been meaning to write a review for a while now. I found the website led me to a false sense of high expectation with this hotel. I was disappointed. The hotel is in need of some love, but the owners are very accommodating. It really depends on what you want from your...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Bulstone Hotel

Address: Higher Bulstone, Branscombe EX12 3BL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Branscombe
Hotel Class:2 star — The Bulstone Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Bulstone Hotel Sidmouth
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“Contact the proprietors with requirements”
alanpD4059TV, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
“It does have rooms/suites that are suitable for families with small children.”
Stevessssmith, 20 Sep 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are similar but have a different combination of beds/bunks in the childrens' room , some of which have windows, some not. There is one room which is in a different part of the building, with a washbasin, the shower, bath and loo all separate in the corridor.”
mare-rose, 1 Jul 2012 | Read review
“all rooms to a high standard”
tombofkings, 26 Mar 2012 | Read review
“the ground floor rooms are within sight of the guest areas. great if you are nervous about leaving the children in the room after their bedtime.”
SussexNico, 20 Sep 2011 | Read review
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