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The Bedford Hotel

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Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8NR, England
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  • 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
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Familiar with the hotel as stayed there many times previously so booked a four day stay in out favourite room: Room 18, Premier Room with sea view and fantastic balcony. see were not disappointed! The bathroom had been totally upgraded since last year with a spacious shower. The staff are all so customer focused and friendly - we felt really... More 

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Cumbria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the most fantastic 2 night stay here before our weeks holiday in Brixham. I think we possibly had thee best room in the hotel (18), huge spotlessly clean room, lovely modern bathroom and of course the balcony! But to top it off, the room was dog friendly!! Never have we stayed somewhere that was so beautiful and clean... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at this charming hotel. Lovely sea view rooms. Reception staff in particular very helpful and friendly . Food good -particularly the breakfast. Some main meals could be more appetising. Spotlessly clean -good furnishings.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

for a 3 star hotel its great. myself, our 5 week old baby and our big labrador Ozwald stayed in room 11 (great sea views and faces south west) big double, a single and they even put a cot in :) ... reception was so friendly - the girls remembered our dogs name and this hotel is very dog friendly!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The exterior is a little disappointing. However once inside things change. Check in is very quick and extremely friendly. Help is on hand to get bags to room. Our room was advertised can as having a partial sea view. In fact it had a fantastic view of the beach and coastline. The room was spotless and well appointed. Newly refurbished... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stayed in the hotel as part of an organised trip but what a surprise. The staff at the Bedford were so helpful and nothing was any trouble. The room was bright and airy with great side sea view. New modern bathroom with power shower. Food too good!! Couldn't find fault in anything. Would return and really can recommend.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We had a lovely weekend break at the Bedford Hotel. All the staff went the extra mile to welcome us and our 2 dogs. Breakfast and dinner were tasty and very efficiently served; our Bedrooms comfortable and spotlessly clean. The location on the seafront was excellent for our long walks on the coastal path.

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plymouth devon england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This was our second time at the Bedford. Once again the room was very comfortable with a full sea view and balcony. The shower was wonderful, very powerful. Food was excellent as always. All staff very friendly especially Susan and Debbie. I also had a birthday card placed on the breakfast table which was such a lovely thoughtful thing to... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

My wife and I require more help than some couples and we were made most welcome from the moment we arrived. The staff in every area of the hotel were professional in the extreme, but helpful and friendly and never without a smile. We had a thoroughly pleasant few days and hope to visit again later in the year -... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is a delightful hotel, combining the best of customer care with spacious rooms which are well decorated. The reception staff were very welcoming and our dog was greeted with affection. He was allowed to stay in our room and we were able to eat in a designated room where breakfast was served and the dog was allowed in too.... More 

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