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The Groveside Guest House

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We booked a weekend at the Groveside Inn B&B in Sidmouth, Devon as friends of ours were getting married. We arrived about 3pm on the Friday afternoon and Alan greeted us. He took our bags to our rooms and asked us to relax in the lounge. Upon his return we sat and had a little chat about our journey, the...

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Bourne End
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming and exceptionally accommodating hosts. Our bedroom was spotlessly clean and bed very comfortable. Good quality toiletries provided, unlimited tea and coffee available along with biscuits, great touch is the milk is fresh and kept in a fridge on the landing in small Jugs. Breakfast excellent quality with a huge choice, you give your choice on arrival and time...

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We recently stayed at the lovely Groveside guest house and have to say it was faultless !!!!, Alan kindly showed us all the rooms and they were stunning, exceptionally clean, warm and with everything one could want, off street parking and perfect location, we did not have the breakfasts because we were on strict diets but the other guests said...

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mollieminkin, Owner at The Groveside Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review we are very pleased that you found it to your liking. As you booked directly with us it was way to be able to give a discounted rate. I do hope when you visit us on another occasion that you will not be on such a strict diet....

Reviewed 31 October 2016

Groveside is a wonderful place to stay. Clean, welcoming, comfortable and stylishly decorated and furnished. Our room was very nice and had everything you could need. The shower was fantastic! Very powerful. The food is amazing and there are a good range of options to choose from. We both had the full English both mornings (mine the meat free option)...

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mollieminkin, Owner at The Groveside Guest House, responded to this review

what lovely comments, thank you so much and we hope that next time you come you book with us directly and receive your complimentary breakfast Kind regards Lin and Alan

medway
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Spent a few nights at the Groveside recently.It is an excellent position to walk into the town of Sidmouth and also a good base for exploring the area.The rooms are very clean and comfortable and the Breakfasts are of a high standard with generous portions and the offer of extra if required.Hosts are welcoming and attentive.If wanted to be slightly...

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mollieminkin, Owner at The Groveside Guest House, responded to this review

Than you for your kind comments, Im sorry you could only get one channel on the tv. All I can think of is that I knocked the wires when cleaning the back of the TV!! we have checked it and all 88 channels are now working but thank you for bringing it to our attention. During this now quiet time...

Oakham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

deciding to break our journey to Cornwall and having read the large number of great reviews relating to the "Groveside" we booked a one night overnight stay with Alan and Lin,(you could not wish for more welcoming proprietors,nothing was too much trouble) our room (No 6) was first class,having travelled extensively around the globe I would be hard pressed to...

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mollieminkin, Owner at The Groveside Guest House, responded to this review

Wow thank you so much. We really appreciate the time and effort you have taken to give us such a lovely review. We look forward to you returning sometime and please don't forget to book direct to receive another 'to die for' complimentary breakfast kind regards Lin and Alan

Hampshire
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wife and I recently spent two nights at the Groveside. The guest house is in walking distance of the town and its excellent selection of shops and restaurants and of course the beach. Our room was spotless and with a hospitality tray provided. The owners were a mine of information regarding the towns facilities. The breakfast was superb offering...

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mollieminkin, Owner at The Groveside Guest House, responded to this review

AND we would love you to return! Thank you for your review and remember next time book direct on 01395513406 and receive a complimentary breakfast of your choice! A daddy porridge awaits. kind regards Lin and Alan

Minorca, Spain
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This was such a lovely, clean, and welcoming guest house. The proprietors were very friendly, kind and efficient. The rooms were immaculate and well decorated. We definately will return. Full English breakfast was very generous and freshly prepared, enough to last all day until dinner !!

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mollieminkin, Owner at The Groveside Guest House, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and we enjoyed having you as guests,we have been busy decorating again to get us ready for another successful season and would to see you return Kind regards Lin and Alan

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We recently came again to the Groveside bed and breakfast and it was just a perfect as the first time!! We wouldn't stay anywhere else when we come and visit Sidmouth. Alan and Lin are both SO friendly and will do anything to ensure you have a pleasant stay. It's clean, comfortable and in a very beautiful area! The room...

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mollieminkin, Owner at The Groveside Guest House, responded to this review

wow a great review thank you! its guests like yourselves that make what we do so interesting and rewarding. We would love to see you return soon Kind regards Lin and Alan

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Stayed at this guesthouse with my daughter two weeks and I cant praise it enough, owners were lovely and the breakfast was so nice, so well cooked, and you could have whatever you wanted. Also room was lovely and clean, and the beds were so comfortable, could wait to get into bed and have a relaxing sleep.

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mollieminkin, Owner at The Groveside Guest House, responded to this review

So pleased you had a good time with us and we would welcome you back into our guest home at any time it was a pleasure to have you stay with us kind regards Lin and Alan

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AA rated 4 Gold Star. The Groveside, a charming Edwardian Guest house, provides quality bed and breakfast accommodation within a few minutes level walk from the Regency town centre of Sidmouth and the intriguing views of the Jurassic coastline. A Guest house with a Contemporary charm etched with a traditional twist, the Groveside is all about comfort and flair combining attention to detail with a professional service; Alan and Lin are very proud of the restful, friendly atmosphere; Guests have access to their rooms at all times and we offer a comfortable elegant lounge in which to relax, peruse the morning paper, chat with friends, read a book or even have a little nod in front of the warming fire after a days activity exploring the wonderful coastline of Sidmouth, Devon. Our modern and spacious dining room is the setting for a leisurely traditional breakfast and the recently introduced soup and sandwich suppers. All our food is bought locally and combines the promise of organic, fair trade and fresh ingredients. Our breakfast are there to set you up for the day and we cater for most dietary needs including vegetarian/vegan, dairy free and non wheat. Our aim at the Groveside is to make your stay with us as comfortable and relaxing as possible. Last year saw the introduction of our guest garden and a BBQ is available for you to use for you and your friends. This year we refurbished our single room and upgraded other rooms with beds and linen. We have also introduced the ONO bag plus the use of dressing gowns and slippers. Ladies are given a personal welcome pack. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Groveside Guest House

Address: Vicarage Road, Sidmouth EX10 8UQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range: RM363 - RM441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Groveside Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Room 6 has a king-size bed and a very powerful shower! It does overlook the main road but this wasn't a problem.”
479hullab, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room three was very nice.”
GatewayHampshire, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I was in roof 17 and it was so nice.”
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“All rooms are excellent, but on a busy main road and can be noisy at the front but much quieter with closed windows”
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“nice views at the back”
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