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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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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel situated in a nice place , mixture of old & new , could do with an upgrade to the public spaces, room was nice freshly decorated just not much room, for the price you would expect a bit more I think. The bed was not really big enough my feet were hanging over the edge and I'm only 5'11... More 

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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Travelled with a coach party from West Wales. The coach firm have been using this place for years and I can see why. Super friendly helpful receptionists (thank you Susan & Jill), smart and efficient bar and restaurant staff, good size refurbished room. Food generally excellent apart from a couple of minor "blips"; breakfast cooked to order could not be... More 

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La Grande-Motte, France
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71 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked 4 rooms for a family get-together and from the booking stages until the end of our stay, we were greeted by warm, friendly, efficient staff that I can't rate highly enough. The Bedford is a lovely 3 star hotel right on the seafront. We had 2 rooms on the first floor with large terraces, 1 room on the... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just what one needs: an old-fashioned hotel with good friendly service, comfortable rooms and an excellent kitchen, all for a modest price. Rooms overlooking the sea are particularly good and those on the first floor have spacious balconies. All the town's amenities are at hand without having to climb any hill. Try the Dukes pub just along the... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked 2 nights a this hotel via Laterooms, something I've never done before and I was a little apprehensive, although the reviews I had read on Tripadvisor were pretty encouraging. I was not disappointed! On arrival, the receptionist was so friendly and welcoming, we had help with our bags and assistance in parking our car. The hotel has limited... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely couple of days stay at the Bedford Hotel. Very friendly and helpful staff and pet friendly which was a bonus for me because I took my dog Tilly with me . I was able to eat in a separate room called the shed and she was able to join me ! The hotel is in a great... More 

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Wetherby
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great welcome when we arrived with a complementary cup of tea/coffee. Staff excellent who went beyond the call of duty and parked the car for us each day and carried our bags up to our room. Food excellent and residents 3-course meal very good value. Hope to come back sometime!

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Derby
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a really lovely two night stay in this hotel. When checking in, the staff were really friendly and so helpful, we even had our bags carried to our room for us. We stayed in room 18, which was a spacious room with a double bed, little seating area, recently done up bathroom and has the biggest balcony out... More 

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HUDDERSFIELD
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel with a family feel, staff amazing can't do enough for you. Very dog friendly, dogs allowed in the bar and lounges. Water bowls readily available and dog treats given daily by the reception staff. Large bedroom plenty of room for the dogs crate amazing sea views. The hotel is right on the esplanadeEasy walking distance to the shops... More 

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St. Davids, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a coach trip from West Wales, 27 people and every person enjoyed our 4 night stay. 8 of the group had learning disabilities and all loved it. The food was second to none; the staff were all friendly from the reception to waiters and cleaners. Can't recommend it more highly. Hope to go back on our own one... More 

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