We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 14 Bideford hotels

Yeoldon House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Durrant Lane | Northam, Bideford EX39 2RL, England
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Yeoldon House Hotel to your Saves list
Yeoldon House Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
97%
Ranked #1 of 14 hotels in Bideford
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Phil T Preston, United Kingdom
  • Overview
  • Reviews (387)
  • Photos (71)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (96)
  • Location
  • More
true
Write a Review

387 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    338
    40
    6
    2
    1
See reviews for
69
204
11
23
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (96)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Any
English first
Preston, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
23 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Yeoldon a number of times during business trips to Bideford. It is a fabulous hotel in a great peaceful location. The rooms are just great, very clean and the service cannot be beat. The restaurant is fantastic and the breakfast is worth every penny. If you are visiting Bideford or need a base to travel from, the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Devon
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thank you so much to Ilona and her hard-working team for making our wedding so very special. It was your first ever wedding and you did us proud. Without exception our guests were so impressed with the wonderful wedding breakfast and excellent service you provided from the moment we arrived on Friday till the last guest left at 11am on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
taunton
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this hotel by chance, what a find. Was taken over four months ago by a lovely couple. Rooms were lovely, we had river views, and gardens gorgeous. Everything was spotless and had great attention to detail. The dinner was absolutely stunning with a very reasonable wine list. Breakfast was superb. We will be back! Nice for a romantic break.

Was this review helpful? Yes
derbyshire
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The new owners of this quiet small hotel are renovating this autumn, but all rooms are a delight . Staff are attentive and nothing is too much trouble. However the real pleasure was the restaurant,the food was a revelation . It was equally as good as some Michelin starred establishments of some renown.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Had a lovely couple of nights at Yeoldon House last week in one of their river view rooms with private balcony (Kingsley room). The new owners John and Ilona were very welcoming and have already made a number of great improvements to the property in particular the beds which I found really comfortable. We ordered room service for breakfast and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A wonderful small characterful Edwardian hotel set above the river Torridge. First class dining and very attentive staff could not have made our stay any better. We had a delightful room, and, despite the new owners only being there for 3 weeks we couldn't believe they had not been there for much longer.. The new owners hope to gradually restore... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

A good 'out of the way' location with views across the River Torridge. A building full of character and History and the new Owners hope to restore some more of its historic character. My wife and i felt welcomed and at home - nothing was too much trouble for the Owners and willing staff. Good food with a young chef... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bideford, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Set in beautiful gardens overlooking the river Torridge with rolling Devonshire hills as a back drop, Yeoldon House Hotel is a small hotel offering first class accommodation. The restaurant, although small, offers cuisine on a parallel with anything seen on Masterchef. The new owners provide a friendly and warm welcome to all and do everything to make your stay memorable.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

A total of 18 people stayed at the Yeoldon over the weekend to celebrate my 60th birthday. We had booked the hotel some time ago when it was under a different ownership. We were a little concerned when, close to the date we had booked, we were informed that the hotel had been sold. I needn't have worried. Ilona, the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Ayrshire
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
26 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Stayed here for one night on business in February. The hotel proprietor had contacted us in advance to let us know that the restaurant shut at 8pm, so as we were arriving late we ate at a local restaurant before checking in. When we finally arrive, we were warmly welcomed and quickly checked in and welcomed to our rooms. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Yeoldon House Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Yeoldon House Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Yeoldon House Hotel

Address: Durrant Lane | Northam, Bideford EX39 2RL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Bideford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Yeoldon House Hotel 3*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Booking.com, Priceline, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Tingo, BookingOdigeoWL and Venere so you can book your Yeoldon House Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Yeoldon Hotel Bideford
Yeoldon House Hotel Bideford, Devon

71 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (54)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (16)
Viewed
2:59
Videos (5)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
View from room (10)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Other (9)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (18)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (16)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Bideford with
any amenities

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bideford #1 Business Hotel in Bideford
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in two acres of beautiful gardens with stunning views over the river Torridge, Yeoldon House is a wonderful place to unwind. We pride ourselves on our high standards of food & service & offer warn hospitality in a relaxed atmosphere. Our award winning Soyer`s restaurant is open to non- residents. All of our rooms are individually decorated, (including three balcony rooms & a four poster) all en-suite, free view TV, wi-fi ,& tea & coffee making facilities. Ideal location for exploring the majestic scenery of north Devon including Clovelly, Exmoor. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
10

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Yeoldon House Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer