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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AR, England
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Ranked #20 of 34 Sidmouth B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Near Camberley
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just spent 3 very enjoyable nights at Dukes - the staff could not have been more helpful or pleasant - our room was not large but was very well furnished and comfortable - with roller blind and beautiful thick curtains to block out the very early sunrise - 5am at this time of year - our breakfasts were excellent... More

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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights and were very impressed with the room. There were lots of lovely little "extra" touches like a show shine pad, clock radio, access to a choice of DVDs if needed and also baskets of extra tea, coffee and milk sachets on the landing. The room was really comfortable with a great sea view. The... More

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here 02/07/2014 having had a drink here many times. Staff are friendly and helpful and a good selection of drinks. Food was good and reasonably priced and the location is lovely. Overall a nice meal and experience and would happily eat here again if we are in Sidmouth.

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cardiff
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117 reviews 117 reviews
31 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very very good accommodation in Sidmouth, which we found to be a lovely seaside town. Great location on the Esplanade, so sea views, but with that came the inevitable sea gulls, making noise in the early morning, to be expected. Extremely comfortable bed, our room was nicely and very well decorated. We left booking for dinner too late, so were... More

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Hampshire, England
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102 reviews 102 reviews
21 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dukes was a great find, we usually stay at The Belmont which is fine but with little atmosphere. The staff at Dukes were so friendly and helpful. Room was a tad shabby and clean (but not spotlessly clean). However, it was very well appointed with lots of thoughtful touches and the bed was extremely comfortable. Dinner in the bar was... More

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

Just stayed at Dukes for the second time as we use this as our base when visiting relatives in Sidmouth. What added to our enjoyment this time was the great summer weather. This hotel is situated right on the esplanade front across the road is the beach. We stayed the one night and were very happy with Room 4 a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in May 2014 and we welcomed by the friendly staff. The family room 6 we stayed in was clean, well laid out to accommodate the 5 of us and had a sea view. Breakfast was extensive with cereal, yogurt, fresh pastries and a full cooked English. The fish and chips I had in the evening... More

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dukessidmouth, General Manager at Dukes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review - Room 6 is a gorgeous room and really pleased you enjoyed it. Hopefully see you again soon at Dukes More

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We booked the Dukes Hotel in Sidmouth online. Booking was easy and only a third of the cost was taken on our credit card. They then collect whatever you owe when you leave. The hotel is small with only 14 rooms. The hotel sits back from the sea front between another hotel and a row of shops and fish and... More

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dukessidmouth, General Manager at Dukes, responded to this review

Thanks for the review but maybe you were expecting somewhere a little different when you booked with us, Dukes is an Inn, we are nether a hotel or a restaurant and try very hard to ensure all our marketing reflects this. We have a bar, patio area and a dining room and 14 rooms which we let for bed and... More

bicester, oxfordshire
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66 reviews 66 reviews
32 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The only reason Dukes didn't score 5/5 is because they have some kind of 'filter' blocking access to any internet website that carries 18+ material. I can understand the reason for the censor, however, I happen to be aged 50+ and to be blocked from Paddy Power (my betting site) while a major horse racing meeting was taking place is... More

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dukessidmouth, General Manager at Dukes, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are really pleased your enjoyed your stay with us. You will be pleased to know the wi fi filters have since been unblocked! More

West Midlands
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Staying in Sidmouth, visits to Dukes are a must. The outside patio is superb in the sun or the bar and conservatory in the cooler - wherever you are always greeted with a smile and superb service. The beers are good, well-kept and reasonably priced. Lunches are great value and excellent quality - for a light bit try the loaded... More

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dukessidmouth, General Manager at Dukes, responded to this review

Thanks for the review..... good dogs always get biscuits from the good dog treat jar!! Hopefully see you again soon at Dukes! More

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Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Dukes 4*
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Situated at the heart of Sidmouth town centre and Esplanade, Dukes is a lively, contemporary, family friendly inn with a continental feel, offering food, drink and accommodation all year round. ... more   less 
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