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Royal Glen Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Glen Road, Sidmouth EX10 8RW, England
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Ranked #6 of 12 Hotels in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
susie1982 Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a grade 1 listed building nicely decorated we stayed 2 nights on B & B breakfast was good beautiful indoor swimming pool and also exercise room we took our dog and we could take him in a small lounge overall our stay there was very good and we will go back there.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and myself decided to take a last minute break in Sidmouth and we chose the Royal Glen Hotel via their website. Booking by phone was very easy and dealt with by a very pleasant and friendly lady. We decided to book a superior room with dinner and breakfast and arrived to be taken to a very nice, large... More

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Hilary C, Owner at Royal Glen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for making your review. We are very disappointed that the evening meal on Sunday was not up to your expectations. We can only assure you that the loin of pork , and corner cut of beef is supplied from a local butcher and that the fresh potatoes roasted in lard & beef dripping are cooked in... More

Twickenham, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Stayed at the Royal Glen for a long weekend in July. Very difficult to find fault with any of the weekend stay. The décor and furnishings sit perfectly with the age of the building. Facilities both in our room and generally at the Royal Glen are good. We used the pool- thoroughly enjoyed it. Has a nice little bar area,... More

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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed at this Hotel for the first time this year, staying four nights plus breakfast. A historical building in tranquil surroundings, a short walk to the town and even a shorter walk to the seafront. We had a standard room, overlooking the garden area. We found it quiet and peaceful, the bedroom a reasonable size, nothing too modern or... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

3 trips to Sidmouth in the space of 21 days and 2 stays at The Royal Glen. We arrived quite late, early Sunday morning the first time, to be greeted by Mrs Bess who was waiting up to book us in. This is a lovely hotel with friendly staff and excellent breakfasts. Would certainly stay again.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stayed at the hotel for a weekend with my husband. On arrival we received a wonderful welcome and the staff throughout our staff were all very helpful, polite and friendly. The atmosphere in the hotel is wonderful, lovely places to sit quietly and savour the surroundings and history. The restaurant staff gave a great service and full compliments to the... More

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Thank you for making your personal review it gives a real insight into what we are about at the 'Glen'. We look forward to welcoming you again. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This hotel is a very nice place to stay. It has a Victorian period atmosphere carefully blended with modern comforts. The staff are friendly and efficient. Problems are sorted with a smile and speed. The restaurant manager is always on the ball and dietary requests dealt with promptly. Food is very good but perhaps could be more varied. It is... More

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stayed at the Royal Glen this weekend for a family get-together - in all there were 12 of us of varying ages. Its a lovely quaint hotel in a great location just behind the Victoria Hotel. I have read through some of the reviews and whilst there aren't many bad ones I still think people are really unfair! Ok so... More

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Thank you so much for making a review, & with detail. We love to see families and especially of different generations, it is really wonderful to see everyone enjoying each others company and having a great time. We look forward to welcoming you again. More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We had three very relaxing days last week,food and service all that you could wish for. O,K, its not 'Bijou'. With its history would you expect it or want it to be? Just a very well run hotel which tries to make your stay as relaxing as possible. All staff most helpful and restaurant service excellent. We will be back.

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We are so pleased that you found it so easy to relax, and we look forward to welcoming you again. Thank you for making a review. More

Gutersloh, Germany
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We stayed here for six nights and had a wonderful experience. The room was comfortable and the bathroom excellent, the shower was exceptional. The staff are friendly and very helpful. The cleaning lady is lovely she comes from Spain and has a great sense of humor. The breakfast is tasty and fresh. All in all a place to recommend. The... More

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Address: Glen Road, Sidmouth EX10 8RW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Glen Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Royal Glen Hotel Sidmouth, Devon
Royal Glen Sidmouth

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The Royal Glen is situated in its own secluded garden, 500 yards from the seafront esplanade. There is parking for 25 cars, a small gym and indoor heated pool. The restaurant serves a 4 course table d'hote menu with choices using Devon produce. The bar offers a comprehensive wine list & the Drawing room opens out on to a sunny veranda. The grade 1 listed building has accommodation in both traditional and contemporary styles. The family run Royal Glen offers personal service in a friendly atmosphere. It is ideally situated for exploring the county and coast from the beautiful resort of Sidmouth. ... more   less 

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