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Blue Ball Inn

Steven's Cross, Sidmouth EX10 9QL, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Devon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my 5th or 6th time at the Blueball and I have not been disappointed. Yet again the food and service impeccable, great value for money! I challenge anyone to find fault - can't wait to come back!! Looking forward to trying some of the specials as well as all the other things left to try on the menu!... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took my father for his 92nd birthday lunch and was not disappointed. Access with his wheelchair (via the larger side door) was very welcome to find and then a lovely meal made for an excellent lunchtime experience. The menu was varied with a good choice of fish 'specials'. The service was good and the food very tasty. Would recommend booking... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at the Blue Ball Inn, as far been one of the most best inns I've stayed at. The room itself is clean, comfy, and perfect for a night or more. The staff are super friendly and are willing to help when needed. The food is delicious, well priced and the drinks as well are fab. I would highly recommend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were only staying one night, but plan, if ever in the area again to stay here. The welcome was friendly, the room was wonderful, and breakfast was delicious! Overall the standard was superb and every detail in the room was thought of - from crisp bed linin to fluffy towels, to being able to help ourselves to fresh milk... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and clean. Modern rooms. Ideal for a one night stop which is what we did in between other stays. Food sounded nice although we didnt try it but handy to have the bar/restaurant right there. 5 min drive to Exeter. Room quite hot but fan provided.

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Uffculme, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Me and my wife had planned a wedding reception with the blue ball which came out perfect. Every little detail was attended to such as the table plan, theme and the timings of food to come out and when to bring the prosecco for the speeches, plus special requests such as bringing in strawberry Pimms just for the day. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Stayed here for one night. Greeted by Pauline who showed us to the room. Had room 1 called Trow View. All rooms are named and on first floor except for an accessible room on ground floor. There is a fridge in the guest seating area with fresh milk and water to help yourself. Room was nicely decorated, had a large... More 

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england
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130 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

What a lovely place this is, I had room 4 to the rear of the property, lovely room, double aspect, great shower, good toiletries, good towels, all in all a lovely room. Rooms 1,2, 5,6,7, face the front of the building so could get a little road noice but the road is not too busy. The only issue with room... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Stayed here as attending a training day at The Donkey Sanctuary. All the staff we met were friendly and attentive. Lunch and dinner in the evening were delicious and the full English to die for! Will definitely be back.

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I wouldn't go back, it was very busy so we thought it would offer a higher standard but sadly not. First impression- we stood at the bar for ages whilst a young lady behind the bar completely ignored us, not even a hello or I'll be with you as soon as I can. She also ignored a man next to... More 

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