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The Bedford Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8NR, England
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Ranked #4 of 12 hotels in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
948wendyw Tiverton, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights and wished it was a longer stay.Can't praise the wonderful,hardworking staff enough-always there to help ,often without being asked!Our room had a double sea view with balcony-good for mum as she can't walk very far .The food was lovely,we were offered the £10 evening 3 course meal-recommended!-almost too good to be true-yummy!Thankyou Bedford,we will return.

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

I had a great stay at the Bedford (again - my 3rd visit for folk week). Great service, lovely room with balcony ang great sea view and a really good breakfast every morning. I was visiting for Sidmouth Folk Week, in itself a really great event. I'll be back!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the seafront in the very attractive town of Sidmouth, the Bedford Hotel is a listed building and caters for those who are looking for good old fashioned values. The rooms are comfortable and well enough appointed, the staff caring and pleasant. The bar and meals very good value. I stayed there on business for a few nights, but... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for just one night during the Sidmouth Festival and was made to feel very welcome and at home by all the staff we met. We took our little dog Ted too and he was given a dog biscuit by the receptionist! The Hotel was immaculately clean and our room was lovely, white bed linen and well decorated and... More

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent an extremely pleasant 3 day break at The Bedford where we were made to feel very welcome by efficient friendly professional staff. Fabulous cooked to order breakfasts and anything else we had was absolutely excellent. Congratulations to the owner and his well trained clearly happy staff and a great chef and team. Hope to go again one day!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a fabulous dinner here with friends and family. The staff were very attentive, we enjoyed excellent wine and beer following the meal, and lovely seas views topped of the evening. I look forward to my next visit which I will plan soon.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Bedford Hotel in Sidmouth. It was lovely to be able to see the sea from our comfortable room (sea-view with balcony.) The en-suite shower was great (so often they aren't!) and we enjoyed all the meals on our weekend-break deal (dinner Friday; breakfast and dinner Saturday; breakfast and lunch on Sunday.) When we... More

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Chorleywood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel was brilliant, directly opposite the esplanade, rooms clean and comfortable, fabulous breakfasts! Friendly and helpful staff. Dogs were welcome in the hotel and as we noted in a lot of restaurants in Sidmouth which is great - may bring ours next time! The only down side to our stay was that as the weather was scorching, there were no... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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

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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*
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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 
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