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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AR, England
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Ranked #19 of 34 Sidmouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is situated right on the sea front and in the middle of town and is very convenient for shops and restaurants. Staff were very friendly and helpful. We stayed in Room 7 which unfortunately didn't have a sea view but was very spacious with a small bathroom. The only downside was the noise generated by staff when emptying... More

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went in for tea - pizza, wedges, salad - really cool venue , nice staff , nice atmosphere good food - would defo visit again ! Mixed ages of customers, everyone made to feel welcome - even a box if blankets to wrap up in, whilst sitting out side once the suns gone down !

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Newport, Gwent
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came for a short break and have been impressed with Dukes. Staff friendly and helpful, room very clean and comfortable, food great and sea views from our room were super. Can highly recommend, and an ideal spot as you are on the Sea front and town is just at the side of the hotel.Bar and restaurant very popular with the... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a few days in Sidmouth; stayed at Dukes on the recommendation of a friend and I wasn't disappointed. The staff at Dukes were very friendly and helpful, the room was clean with a wonderful sea view. I will visit Sidmouth in the near future and, if Dukes has vacancies, it will be my first choice hotel.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed once and eaten at the Dukes many times over the last ten years and always found it to to very good. We stayed in Sidmouth this weekend and booked a table in advance for Saturday night. I am sorry to say that we we were VERY disappointed. The goats cheese and beet root starter was terrible, I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with my hockey team (so there was 15 of us) and they couldn't have been more accommodating to us! The room was clean, the staff were lovely and the food: just as good! The attention to detail was amazing, from a personalised letter on arrival, to daffodils at the table (instead of your normal carnations). The view from... More

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Preston UK
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65 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 1 night whilst in the area on business. Booked the room on booking.com for an excellent price of £41 b&b. On arrival I was greeted by a couple of members of staff who were very pleasant. I had booked a single room but was upgraded to a double on the 2nd floor with a sea view. The... More

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dukessidmouth, General Manager at Dukes, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay....hope to see you back again soon! More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent long weekend here. Great in every aspect except very noisy between rooms. Could hear every word next door said and it was like their TV was in our room. After 3 disturbed nights, woken early and kept awake late, we won't be staying here again, despite lovely sea views and great breakfast. Complained to Dan, but got very... More

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dukessidmouth, General Manager at Dukes, responded to this review

Thanks for posting a review. I am sorry you were disturbed by noise from the rooms next door - this is something we will look into, whenever we can we are always happy to move guests into alternative rooms. We are pleased you enjoyed every other aspect of your stay with us. More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

popped in here a couple of times now. not the biggest bar in the world but its cosy. Food and drinks are good and the place is clean and tidy. perfect location for a hot chocolate in winter or a beer in summer. in summer they have a large piazza thats a real sun trap.

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16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We had a large double room with additional single bedroom; at rear of hotel; well heated in winter; overall good quality. We had dinner which was well prepared and served followed by good breakfast following morning,

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Also Known As:
Dukes Hotel
Dukes Hotel Sidmouth
Dukes Sidmouth, Devon
Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 34 B&Bs / Inns in Sidmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Dukes 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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