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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We left wishing we could've stayed longer at the Bedford. Warm, friendly and welcoming staff, excellent food (much of it locally resourced), and spotlessly clean and well furnished accommodation. Nothing was too much trouble, and this attitude to customer relations, plus such a beautiful and convenient location make the Bedford Hotel a superb place to spend some quality time during...

Thank 489sheilag
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great deal with hotel as expected. Excellent hotel with great service from all staff. Stopped for 2 nights and ate at Pynes where food was brilliant and good value. Rooms clean and tidy with hotel excellent value and would recommend as a good place to stop. Family run and reflected in the personal service offered by its staff.

Thank Kopthat69
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

After some lengthy research we decided to stay at The Bedford and we couldn't have been happier with our choice. We were greeted with a warm welcome and our bags taken up to our room. The room on the 2nd floor was fantastic - large, light, bright, airy with the added bonus of a large window, balcony and wonderful sea...

Thank CeriSpeake
New Milton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hosts at the Bedford guest house were warm, friendly and very helpful. Our room was spotless and decorated to a high standard, views over looking the harbour, the bed was extremely comfortable too. Breakfast was excellent. We will definitely be returning.

Thank dibda44
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Presumably it was the time of year - early December - but I got a very good deal at the Bedford Hotel and would recommend it for many reasons. The location is right on the sea-front and I had a sea view to the beach and cliffs to the west. All staff were extremely welcoming and helpful. Although I booked...

Thank ColdstreamKeith
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Eight of us enjoyed a first class meal at The Bedford. The food was delicious and the service both friendly and attentive. Excellent steaks and fresh fish were complimented by a range of lovely vegetables. This is a nice place to relax and be confident you'll be well looked after.

Thank Yedmondale
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Fabulous Christmas break in this hotel on the sea front. Family owned and run, extremely nice staff, lovely food - well done Chef! Staff could not have been more helpful. Very nice ensuite room at the back of the hotel. Good bar age group mix, used by the locals. Dog friendly. Will be back there soon. Used private car park...

Thank Johanna W
Lambourn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Another visit to this lovely Hotel , a favourite with all my family . Everyone is made most welcome , including a genuine welcome and biscuits for our dogs . ( Some hotels do take dogs , but then do not make them welcome ). The staff are exceptional , very attentive and caring . And all the food is...

Thank EJH1973
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

we have just arrived home after a lovely weekend at the Bedford hotel, it is situated on sidmouth front overlooking the sea, close to the town centre bars and restaurants, the welcome was outstanding the staff are so friendly, we took our dog and he had treats as soon as we arrived, conplimentary coffee in the lounge was a nice...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Lots of positives outwayed any negatives, parking is in short supply and with 2 dogs with a crate and luggage it was a little difficult getting near the hotel, the last night we paid the £6 overnight stay in the car park opposite so we could get our luggage loaded easily. We stayed in room 6 which was huge and...

Thank janderson2013

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A Grade II* listed building The Bedford Hotel is a 3*** hotel run by the Pyne Family. Located at the heart of Sidmouth seafront means many rooms boast breathtaking views of Lyme Bay. All rooms are individually furnished, have flat screen televisions and en suite facilities. There is lift access to both floors. The hotel also has comfortable lounges and offers a wide selection of good food and wine in a choice of attractive surroundings. ... more   less 

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Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8NR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range: RM647 - RM885 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bedford Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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“This an historic Hotel , so all the rooms are charming but very different . Plenty of choice .”
 of 5 bubbles EJH1973, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all rooms at the front overlook the sea”
 of 5 bubbles kimslade7, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had room 30 which was huge, it had a large double and a single bed”
 of 5 bubbles 826hilarym, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any with a Seaview.”
 of 5 bubbles 982suzannet, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 18 excellent size with balcony overlooking the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles 356PaulB356, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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