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The Kingswood & Devoran Hotel

#10 of 12 Hotels in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence
The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AX, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were looking for a hotel facing the sea and walked along the seafront. By chance we walked first into the Kingswood to ask about walk in price. The very nice receptionist told us that a double en suite would be £120 for the night and asked if we'd like to have a look. On seeing the room, The Boss... More 

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willand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is on the seafront at Sidmouth and I enjoyed lunch with a group of vintage car enthusiasts. This was my first visit to this hotel and was impressed with the preparations that the hotel had made for the 44 of us to enjoy the meal. Looking very smart from the outside the hotel had seating in a glazed... More 

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Leics
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from a coach holiday with a walking group. We had a great time. The hotel is a bit of a rabbit warren when it comes to finding your bedroom, but once found, ours was lovely - large room with comfortable beds. The staff, particularly the dining staff were very friendly and efficient. The food was good - I... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To be honest, we weren't sure what to expect. We've stayed a number of different coastal resorts in Devon and its quite common for the hotels to look and feel a little 'tired'. This one was different. It was actually very good. Our room had a modern feel with a stripy carpet a faint smell of fresh paint. The bed... More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant this evening for a women's event and cannot praise too highly the attentiveness of the staff, the attention to detail and the beautifully cooked food. The staff were wonderful and could have given a masterclass in customer service. The food was cooked to perfection with moist chicken and plenty of delicious fresh mixed vegetables. The chef... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We cannot praise this hotel enough. A truly memorable mini break. The food is excellent. A gala dinner on New Year's Eve and a disco for dancing and seeing in 2015. The owners and staff do a wonderful job.

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Yesterday I had a two course lunch at this hotel and was very pleasantly surprised. The staff were extremely pleasant and when I asked for a birthday cake (which I had supplied) to be brought to our table as a surprise at the end of the meal, not only did they find candles for it but three of the staff... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

From arrival to departure staff were always attentive. Accommodation/Cuisine/Location rated 10/10. In my estimation the hotel deserves 4 star status. A little work on the Wi-Fi and providing either Sky/Cable TV would benefit visitors, especially on a winter's day. Sincere thanks to the chef and his staff. Evening meals and choice warrant a Michelin award. See you again next year.

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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Stopped here for lunch. The hotel staff were attentative and friendly. The crab sandwich was really good and my wife had the chicken salad. It was also filling and presented well. The atmosphere was relaxing a welcome stop after a lot of shopping. Really enjoyed our lunch here.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My husband and i have just got back from a four night Christmas shopping break this was our fourth time at this hotel all staff are so friendly and helpful we always book a seaview room which is certainly worth the bit extra hopefully be back next year

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