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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Alec S Stafford, United Kingdom
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  • 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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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just had a four day break at this hotel. We had a fantastic time, nice and clean with good wholesome food and pleasant helpful staff. We will certainly be back. Several members of the group revisit the hotel year after year.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice honest review of our Hotel. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Oakley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

have just spent Valentines here which is our third visit and you can always be sure of cheerful staff and good food although missed a selection of vegetables this time and agree with the previous reviewer except our room also faced the sea but had been updated looking forward to our next visit

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

How lucky we are to have such lovely loyal visitors. We certainly look forward to welcome you back for the forth time!! More 

Cheshire
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Sidmouth since selling our holiday home there & we were really looking forward to it. We were not disappointed. We had booked a sea view room and were glad we had. The sound of the sea is so soothing. Our room was a little dated but clean & large. A number of the lounges... More 

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

We are delighted to learn that you chose to stay with us on your first trip back to Sidmouth; we certainly hope that we will be welcoming you back again soon. Thank you for your review. More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Royal York and Faulkener last weekend to celebrate a birthday. There were 17 of us aged from 1 to 75 plus a dog. We had a variety of rooms, family, doubles and twin, and all rooms were very clean, well furnished, spacious and very comfortable. The staff in all areas of the hotel were polite and... More 

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

We are so delighted to read your review of the hotel and your stay and to hear that you’ve all had a wonderful time here with us celebrating your family birthday. We cannot wait to welcome you back again in the future. More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We returned here for our second Christmas and were not disappointed. Our second floor room with a wonderful sea view, was large and comfortable. We had a very relaxing time and were offered a varied menu of a very high standard. We were well fed and we couldn't have asked for anything better. The service was quick and efficient and... More 

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

What an honour to have you choose to spend your second Christmas here with us. It’s so encouraging to hear all your wonderful feedback and to know that you had an enjoyable time with us over the festive season. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

An excellent choice for a 2 day break in December. Friendly staff, comfortable and warm hotel. Our room on the second floor looked straight out to sea, excellent en suite, loads of hot water for luxurious bath, our only slight criticism was the mattress a little soft for our liking. Menu was varied with a good choice and beautifully cooked... 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 with us and appreciated all the wonderful things we think the hotel has to offer. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

I stayed for one night in a sea view room and it was absolutely stunning. The best part was having a cup of tea by my bedroom window watching the waves. The bedroom was very spacious and also clean and would love to stay again.

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

I couldn't agree more, there’s nothing like drinking tea and admiring the sea views. Thank you for your review. More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Glad we had a balcony room on the first floor. A large pleasant room overlooking the sea. We enjoyed sitting on the balcony 2 afternoons watching the world go by . Food was pretty good , but disappointed with what was supposed to be the xmas dinner as this was a Turkey and Tinsel break., The meal was cold and... More 

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

We were sorry to read that you were unhappy with the Christmas evening meal and further that it was not hot, please accept our apologies for any disappointment. Certainly, had we been made aware at the time, we would have happily rectified the problem. The seasonal breaks that we offer at this time of year are intentionally low key with... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We really have nothing but praise for this well-managed, family-run business. Our 2-night stay was an anniversary, so we went for one of the 2 suites (ours was the Faulkner) which was just what we hoped for; a cosy sitting room which opened onto a sea-view balcony, a comfy bed and cleverly-designed en-suite, The decor is appropriate to this Regency... More 

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

Thank you for writing such a thoughtful review. We are glad you enjoyed your anniversary stay in our Faulkner Suite. We certainly hope to welcome you back again. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We have stayed at this hotel umpteen times over the last 20 years and I can honestly say it is still my favourite hotel in Devon. The rooms are comfortable and very clean. We always have a sea-view room as hubby loves the sound of the sea. The restaurant produces excellent food, with a varied menu and the waiting staff... More 

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

Thank you for writing a review for our hotel. It is wonderful to hear that you have enjoyed staying with us over all these years and still continue to enjoy your time here. We very much look forward to welcoming your back next year. 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*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Royal York And Faulkner Hotel
Royal York & Faulkner Hotel Sidmouth, Devon
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Sidmouth
#5 Family Hotel in Sidmouth
#11 Romantic Hotel in Sidmouth

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