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Royal York & Faulkner Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AZ, England
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Ranked #11 of 12 Hotels in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Rating summary
  • Location
    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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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited this hotel for 2nd time this year. Booked at very short notice (same day) & had lovely sea view. Warm welcome, excellent food & helpful & friendly staff. Able to leave car in car park in order to make the most of Sidmouth before departure. Wonderful Bistro for lunch & relaxing massage in the Spa. Already booked next seaside... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have just returned from this hotel where we stayed for 6 nights. We found our room and the restaurant/bar/lounges etc well decorated and clean. The staff are very attentive and the food was very good. There is a car park at the back of the hotel and reception will hold on to your keys for you so that if... More

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ryfadmin, Owner at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back next year. More

Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a last minute booking for an over-night stay enroute home. We possibly had the last room available, a double on the top floor (322), for bed and breakfast at £141. There are no parking facilities, so parking is on the street outside. The room was dingy, boasting anaglypta wall paper, long out of fashion, and cheap mismatched furniture.... More

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ryfadmin, Owner at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

I was sorry to read the review of your recent stay at the hotel. It is clear that the traditional style and decor of this Regency hotel is not to your particular taste. It’s unfortunate that you did not raise any of the issues you experienced at the time of your stay, as many of the minor points you make... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this hotel about 8 or 9 times with a local group and with just one friend.The standard never changes,always excellent.Just returned from 3 night break had room no3 which was just perfect ,as the weather was lovely we had full use of the balcony.I love everything about this hotel,please don't change it .Ishall be back soon.... More

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ryfadmin, Owner at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review , we look forward to seeing you again soon. More

Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very clean hotel, the room was comfortable and overlooking the sea. The hotel is in an excellent location for the beach and town centre. Unfortunately however, we wouldn't stay again as it was rather like having a weekend break in a retirement home! The service in the restaurant was not good, we had dinner on the evening we arrived... More

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry that we were not for you and to read that there was a problem with your meal and service at dinner, we would have gladly offered an alternative dish at the time had we been made aware. We do welcome guests of many ages, although as a traditional hotel in such a genteel resort as Sidmouth, a large... More

South Wales
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic location just across the road from the promenade and around the corner from the main shopping area. Stayed in room 016, large ground floor twin room with seaview. Very convenient for my border collie, with an exit door right next to the room and a patio area with chairs. Room was in good order and very clean. Beds were... More

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review. We are delighted that both you and your dog had a great time - we also look forward to welcoming you again soon. More

London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff and an excellent location are the main selling points of this well-priced hotel in Sidmouth. The decor is solid in a slightly-faded-grandeur kind of way, although everything is well maintained and of good quality. Clientele leans heavily towards those in their autumn years on a seaside jaunt, and the place, atmosphere and food in general reflects that, although... More

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that you thought the location was "cracking!" and that you appreciated our Classic English Seaside Style. More

Sompting, West Sussex.
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Hotel was the first in Sidmouth and occupies a prime position on the sea front, backing on to the shopping centre. It has expanded sidesways during the past 200 years and now occupies quite a large site. It is comfortably furnished and has several sittingrooms on the ground floor, with the first and second floors, accessible by lift, accommodating... More

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ryfadmin, Owner at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. More

Cardiff
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both my wife and I had a very enjoyable 2 night stay at this hotel during the recent Festival Week. Apart from the corridors being a bit 'tired' on the upper floors, the rooms throughout were very clean and comfortable, the food was excellent and the staff were both friendly and very helpful - so much so, we would have... More

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ryfadmin, Owner at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay, thank you for your review. More

Narberth
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Royal Faulkner during folk week, when I imagine it is at its busiest. Even so all the staff who were stretched for time were polite friendly and efficient. The hotel is clearly a one off and harks back to a time when life was more gracious where people talked to each other with interest and respect... More

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. More

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Additional Information about Royal York & Faulkner Hotel

Address: Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal York & Faulkner Hotel 3*
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