We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 12 Sidmouth hotels

The Bedford Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8NR, England
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added The Bedford Hotel to your Saves list
The Bedford Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
86%
Ranked #5 of 12 hotels in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
jenny566glos Gloucester, United Kingdom
  • Overview
  • Reviews (136)
  • Photos (36)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (49)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

136 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    72
    44
    9
    7
    4
See reviews for
25
66
7
9
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (49)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Gloucester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

stayed at the bedford for our anniversary & husbands birthday had a lovely time . staff all very helpful and friendly from our arrival [ help with luggage and parking] to our departure .we took our border terrier too who was welcomed with her own biscuits in our room !! had a beautiful room facing the sea with balcony which... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel ideally situated on the sea front at Sidmouth. The room was excellent, clean and spacious with superb views of both the beach and the cricket field! The welcome was first class and set the tone for the stay; nothing was too much. The service was wonderful and the food superb, I have seldom had such a well cooked... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Watford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 4 nights here recently with an elderly relative. The rooms were excellent and the staff unbelievably kind and helpful. It's a family run place and it shows - they really care about their customers. The food is locally sourced for the most part - the roast beef from their neighbour's farm was the best ever and the breakfast... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed for 1 night, rooms were clean, staff very helpful, breakfast was very nice. all in all an pleasant week end in a very nice hotel!! Only gripe....the chain on the plug in the sink was not attached, so couldn't get the plug out!!.. And the Shower is a lot to be desired??.....

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here recently with my elderly parents. We all found the service & attention to detail throughout our stay was outstanding. My parents had a well proportioned room with a walk-in shower. This was greatly appreciated as they both have mobility problems. I had a good sized single room with a sea view. We will all be returning to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Erskine, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
33 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff here are great, from the reception at the start of our holiday to the service staff throughout the hotel, helpful and very pleasant. Our room was of a good size with a large bed good bathroom and all very clean but the bonus was the balcony we could sit out on looking towards the beach and sea fabulous... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
East Sussex
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights in early June 2014 - my wife and I in a double at front with balcony overlooking the sea. A friend had a single at front too. This is a family run hotel for many years and it shows the attention to guests that is given in all aspects. On arrival we were helped with luggage... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Emsworth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back from our latest weekend break in Devon. As usual the Bedford hotel and all the staff cannot be faulted. Most of the staff are like friends now, from reception,bar and waiting staff, all are polite and friendly. Our meal in Pynes on Friday night was excellent. Great mussels (as always) and superb scallops on the menu.

Was this review helpful? Yes
dorset england
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

stayed a night, found the hotel clean and the staff helpful, the food was excellent, would stay again and intend to do so soon. would recommend the hotel to anyone, the decoration was a bit dated, but a minor comment

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We have just returned from another lovely break in Sidmouth at the family run Bedford Hotel, which is perfectly situated right on the front. Everyone goes out of their way to welcome guests, but special mention must be made of Debbie on reception. We will be back very soon!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage The Bedford Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to The Bedford Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Bedford Hotel

Address: Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8NR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bedford Hotel 3*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your The Bedford Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Bedford Hotel Sidmouth, Devon

36 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (23)
Viewed
Room/suite (9)
Viewed
View from room (4)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (4)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (5)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (14)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (2)

Amenities

Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Sidmouth #6 Romantic Hotel in Sidmouth
Hotel Class
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 
Number of rooms
37

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer