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The Bedford Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My parents stayed at this hotel for many years and always said how nice it was .We went there on their recommendation and was thrilled to find out that our pet cocker spaniel Dylan could come too. We stayed in room 18 which was lovely with a sea view and Victorian balcony . Every member of staff we came across...

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Goole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Warm, clean comfortable hotel with excellent food. We had a newly decorated room with a small but lovely en suite. Sea view rooms carry a heafty premium so we opted for an inland facing room. Big mistake. Our room (14) only looked onto a yard with the staff entrance. Yard full of junk, kayaks and other assorted rubbish and quite...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great hotel. Warm welcome on arrival, staff are so friendly. It was my husband's birthday the day of our arrival and they even left a birthday card for him in our room! How thoughtful. The room was just lovely. Really clean and spacious with a balcony over looking the sea. Incredible! The bed was extremely comfy and the...

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1Thank Amanda W
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this lovely hotel. It is Victorian? but has been recently sympathetically modernised. Our room had a sea view and was very large with a great bathroom with walk in shower. The only downside for us was the poor choice of the evening set menu. There were no healthy (low fat or low sugar) options...

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Birmingham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely friendly hotel. The food was excellent and plentiful. The room was well stocked with tea etc and spotlessly clean. Bed very comfortable and brand new shower and toilet. Very handy for the shops which were a very short walk away. Car park next door for those who drive there. I was on a coach holiday and we were greeted...

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1Thank churchmouse096
Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on Sidmouth Esplanade the hotel have wonderful staff in all areas who are friendly, efficient and offer excellent customer service. Nothing is too much trouble and they go out of their way to please.Very high standard of housekeeping throughout the hotel, everywhere is spotless. We had good food and the lovely bedrooms are maintained to a high standard as...

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly, welcoming staff who went out of their way to be helpful; an interesting old building with lots of character (in the Regency period it was the library); excellent food (the vegetarian paneer curry was particularly delicious!); and clean, freshly decorated rooms with en suite shower rooms. The location is good, on the sea front a short walk from the...

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Doha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

49 of us descended on mass. Each and everyone received personal treatment. The rooms are spacious, very clean, comfortable beds and nice linen. The bathroom was immaculate, with a walkin shower with sufficient water pressure. Only occasionally could we hear other guests arriving at their rooms. The food, the bar, the lounge, dining were faultless. The staff could not do...

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel in many ways, but found it very difficult to navigate, as there are a maze of corridors and doors. Not enough signs marking where the stairs and exit is. I visited with a party of walkers and several of us ended up in the broom cupboard, or wandering round for ages, unable to find the way out. All...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were bought this weekend as a Christmas present from one of daughter's.... I cannot fault anything about our stay. From the minute we checked in nothing has been to much trouble to arrange or answer. The staff are all polite, cheerful and helpful, especially the restaurant staff. Our bed was comfy with crisp white sheets and duvet cover. Soft...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The Bedford Hotel

Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8NR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range: RM659 - RM875 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bedford Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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#4 Family Hotel in Sidmouth
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 18 very nice but there was some sea noise”
 of 5 bubbles annetteb524, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book a room with a sea view - it's incredible looking out to sea!”
 of 5 bubbles AmandaW106, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“request a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles moonraker07, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I had room 10 and had a lovely side view of the sea”
 of 5 bubbles churchmouse096, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Balconies available but prefer windows and the sound of the sea to help me to sleep”
 of 5 bubbles PaulMaidens, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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