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Red Lion Inn

Fore Street | Sidbury, Sidmouth EX10 0SD, England
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Ranked #31 of 34 Sidmouth B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013
Peta_Bosley Horndean, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Twyford, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We stayed 30 minutes and left, the smell of dog was over-powering, very tired decor, shower dribbled out tepid water. Ended up paying to stay somewhere else. We heard later that the brewery are closing it down so perhaps this explains the lack of love and attention to the rooms. It may suit some people as it is dog-friendly.

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Horndean, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Saw reviews saying that folk couldn't get in at 5, advertised start of check-in. You should know that this is a pub which opens at 7pm BUT you can clearly see these opening times through the glass front door, along with a "Ring us" sign with their phone number. Didn't need to use my phone as the landlord answered door... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This hotel was awful. When we arrived it was all locked up despite the fact the booking said we could come anyone after 5pm. We knocked on the door but no one answered. We went for a wonder for a bit and then came back and luckily someone heard us this time. The man who runs it was not very... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We booked 3 rooms at the Red Lion,Sidbury and on arrival the place seemed deserted and locked up apart from a light upstairs. We rang the bell and knocked and no-one answered. The light went out and it was apparent we were going to be left stranded in rural Devon. It's only thanks to the cab driver who waited and... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

On arrival at the correct time (just after 17:00pm) we arrived at the Red Lion. It was all locked up, with the blackboard signs inside behind the glass doors, looking very deserted. I was unsure at first what to do, but I then noticed the doorbell. The landlord took a few minutes to come to the door, which left me... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Our second enjoyable stay here. The King room was comfortable, food was good and the Otter ale was a pleasure to drink. What a pity that so few of the villagers patronise their only pub - they will regret it when the brewery finally closes it down.

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Havant, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We booked this B&B on the off chance and we were delighted with the place. The landlord was very accommodating and he couldn’t do enough for us. Great beer and the food was excellent. I would go again.

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11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Stayed in Sidbury for 3 nights and as this is the only pub in the village we went in. We were the only ones in there and the landlord looked very down, beer was good. People of Sidbury use this pub or lose it, you have been warned.

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72 reviews 72 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We were looking for 2 nights accomodation close to Honiton an Sidmouth and found this PUB/BED AND BREAKFAST.Oficially we could not check in until the pub opened at 6pm.After a phone call the manager was quite happy to let us in mid afternoon. We were dubious when we arrived but warmed to the place and the mlandlord.The room was clean... More

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

We have been staying at the Red Lion now for around 10 years and we absolutely love it, good sized comfortable rooms with all you need, wonderful old pub lounge which does is always open when we get back from an evening out, Sidbury is a lovely location and just a short bus ride away from the town of Sidmouth... More

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Address: Fore Street | Sidbury, Sidmouth EX10 0SD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
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