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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not cheap for three star but the welcome we were given made it good value. Our room rate was for bed and breakfast and we chose to eat a la carte in the bar restaurant. Three courses were about £25 but well cooked and presented, so seemed fair value. Wine was £16 upwards, the cheaper ones available by the glass.... More 

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Cardiff, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a weekend here with our dog- we chose the hotel specifically because we could bring him and for the location which is right on the seafront. The staff are really lovely and friendly. Our room was really well furnished- the bathrooms look very new. We had a fab sea view. Breakfast is excellent and freshly cooked to order... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having read several reviews, decided to book directly with hotel, they could not have been more helpful and we booked a " weekend break ". On arrival we received a lovely friendly welcome. The room, which had a side sea view was pristine and comfortable with an especially nice bathroom. All the staff were so friendly, in particular Maria in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner booked this as a surprise. As he adopted me a donkey for Christmas. A doggie friendly hotel is top priority for us. We couldn't have asked for more. I had a birthday card in the room from the staff. Our 2 doggies were greeted very well by all staff.🐕🐕 We left them in our room when we had... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to Sidmouth in Devon, we chose the Bedford Hotel because the initial response was one of helpfulness on the phone with our booking, we had previously had to cancel late in 2014 to which they kindly held the deposit over for us. We had dinner in the restaurant for both nights the food and service... More 

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and brother-in-law, our elderly parents and I made our six monthly pilgrimage to Sidmouth staying at The Bedford Hotel for the sixth time!!! Which should say it all! We are always made so welcome by everyone at The Bedford and cannot fault the service throughout. Nothing is ever too much trouble and assistance is always on hand should... More 

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Surrey
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the hotel recently with my husband for an impromptu break away. The hotel is on the seafront with some lovely views and the hotel is genuinely dog friendly. The staff were also without exception friendly and helpful and are, in my view, this hotel's best asset. The breakfasts are also cooked fresh to order and the smoked... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Bedford, a very enjoyable stay Staff really friendly, food brilliant, we had dinner on the friday night which was excellent, very pleasant in the bar, we also had Sunday lunch which was really good, and managed to watch the rugby as well, Many thanks James for accommodating us even though the rugby was... More 

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west midlands
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34 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal location on the front with sea views. Limitted parking but it's just across the road from a public car park so this was not a problem. The hotel was warm, comfortable and welcoming. The reception staff made us feel at home immediately and set the friendly but professional tone that we experienced from all the rest of the staff.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my third visit to the Bedford Hotel. The location on the Esplanade is excellent. The welcome and service from the reception staff was friendly and efficient. The room was perfectly satisfactory, although the water was not hot, even after running it for a long time. The breakfast was good.

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