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Royal York & Faulkner Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AZ, England
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Royal York & Faulkner Hotel
Ranked #10 of 12 hotels in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Reigate
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here on recommendation and we very happy with everything about the hotel and staff They could not have been more helpful. It is predominately used by older folks, but there were some young ones there. Great value for money, and the afternoon tea is a bit of a treat. The hotel was kept in very good condition, clean... More

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Larnaka, Cyprus
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charges are fixed according to size of room and the position.I asked for a room on the third floor with a sea view, because I had stayed at the hotel many years ago. The booking staff were excellent as was all the rest of the staff. No complaints at all. But it should be pointed out that most of the... More

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

It is always nice to hear of return visitors. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. More

Bristol
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have just returned from 4day stay here, We thought it absolutely lovely. Our sea facing room was excellent, very comfortable with good sized bathroom. There were lovely public rooms and lounges. and nothing was too much trouble for the friendly and attentive staff. The whole hotel was clean and comfortable with the charm of and old but loved building. The... More

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

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay here with us and appreciated “the charm of an old but loved building”! More

Crawley, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We booked a last minute weekend stay and despite being about 30 years younger than the other guests, we wouldn't hesitiate to revisit this welcoming superbly run family hotel. Our 3rd floor room overlooking the sea was clean, very comfortable (the 6ft wide bed was bliss!) and its decor suited the age of the hotel. The food was exceptiopnal. I... More

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

Thank you so much for your kind review. We will be sure to pass your comments to our staff and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More

Cambridge
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We've just thoroughly enjoyed a weeks stay in delightful Sidmouth, our first visit staying in this family owned, sea front hotel. Our average size room overlooking the sea was comfortable and clean, with a smallish but adequate bathroom. We were very happy to be on dinner, bed and breakfast terms as the food was exceptional, served by well organised, friendly,... More

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

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Sidmouth is unspoilt and is ideal for pensioners and anyone who wishes to avoid the commercial way of life. The hotel is next to the sea and within easy reach of the local shopping streets.The rooms were well looked after and the staff very attentive. the food was superb with a very good variation over our 6 night stay. The... More

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

We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. More

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I recently stayed at the Royal York and Faulkener while attending a speed hill climb at nearby Wiscombe Park with an old school friend. We needed single rooms and had Dinner Bed and Breakfast terms. The rooms were very comfortable and the food in the restaurant was of a good standard with exceptionally willing staff. Above all the hotel provided... More

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

Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. We hope you also enjoyed the Hill Climb. More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We booked this hotel last minute, so no front sea view rooms available. However even though our rooms were at the back and side of the hotel, they were pleasant enough and comfortable. The hotel itself has dated decor but very clean with good old fashioned service, I think their motto must be "nothing is too much trouble". The staff... More

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

Thank you for your comments regarding the hotel, especially our cheerful and helpful staff. More

hitchin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I have just spent May bank holiday at this hotel, this was my first time in Sidmouth.The hotel is right on the sea front and we had a sea view the room was large and very clean.The food was excellent and the staff gave you 100% service.The only down side is the car park it is very small so keys... More

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Thank you so much for your comments. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your Bank Holiday stay with us. More

Dover, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

this is a very well run hotel right on the seafront The rooms are fairly comfortable but could do with a bit of redecoration as the building is starting to look a bit dated Could not find any faults with the food as it was all excellent & well presented with nice large portions On the Easter Sunday morning the... More

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We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and your Easter Eggs! 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*
Also Known As:
Royal York And Faulkner Hotel
Royal York & Faulkner Hotel Sidmouth, Devon

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Sidmouth #5 Family Hotel in Sidmouth #8 Romantic Hotel in Sidmouth
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This magnificent Regency hotel enjoys an unrivaled position at the centre of Sidmouth’s elegant Esplanade, overlooking the sea and adjacent to the picturesque town centre. Owned and personally run by the Hook family, resident proprietors for three generations, the hotel has a long standing reputation for hospitality and service. The property, having undergone expensive though careful refurbishment, is beautifully appointed with all amenities, excellent facilities and a stunning new spa. ... more   less 
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