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Lyme Bay House

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   34 West Cliff, Dawlish EX7 9DN, England
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Ranked #4 of 11 Dawlish B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Essex
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just done 3 nights at this B&B. Was very impressed with the cleanliness of the place and would recommend it to anyone spending a few days in Dawlish. Nikki and Ian were very welcoming and excellent hosts.

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Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Dear Michael & Carole, thank you both very much. We really did enjoy your company. Regards Nikki & ian More

Upminster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 4th time we have stayed at Lyme Bay. It really is a delightful place to stay. Very clean and comfortable. Nikki and Ian treat us like family members and give us a lovely welcome. Our bed is comfortable and also very a very quiet room. Breakfast is very good and we just love Ian's Omelettes and so... More

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Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Dear Ann & Howard Yes we are very centrally situated for Dawlish town and the sea front as well as for buses and trains to explore further along the coast and to Exeter. Like a lot of our regular guests you come to Dawlish by train and have no problem getting around everywhere that you want to go on foot,... More

surrey
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116 reviews 116 reviews
11 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to stay in Dawlish for a night, this was a really good place. Nikki was brilliant, friendly, a trifle noisy, and GREAT fun!!! Comfortable rooms, and great breakfast. Highly recommended! More like a guest house than a B & B.

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Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

You are right we are a Guest House rather than just a B & B. In fact we are categorised by Visit England as a 4 Star Guest House not as a Bed & Breakfast or Guest Accomodation as many other establishments are. This is because we have some communal areas for guests to enjoy such as the Lounge, the... More

Burntwood, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Lyme Bay, and was just as enjoyable, if not better than our brief stay last year. Nikki and Ian are fantastic hosts, and create a warm and relaxed atmosphere. The facilities are very clean and comfortable, food is excellent, and we were made to feel like old friends when we arrived. I feel that... More

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Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Dear Richard & Julie, thank you both so much for your great company, we are really delighted that you enjoyed your second stay with us as much as the first. We look forward to seeing you again soon – may be for one of our autumn & Winter Special Offers. Thank you very much for your kind compliments. Nikki &... More

Bern Mittelland District, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights. Very nice and clean. Good breakfast. The hosts are very helpful. Ein empfehlenswertes B+B. Sauber, gutes Frühstück. Hilfreiche Gastgeber. Gratis Parking und W-Lan A swiss couple in their sixties

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Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for stopping off with us a for two nights on your way to Cornwall. We are grateful for your review and hope to see more of your Swiss compatriots here in the future. Regards Nikki & Ian More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In need of a decent nights sleep and a hot shower after a weeks camping with 11 kids we were passing Lyme Bay and spotted a vacancy sign. We were greeted with a warm smile by Nikki who made us feel very welcome. Our room was clean and comfortable with all the little touches you appreciate - tea, coffee, toiletries.... More

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Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

We can imagine how you must have felt after camping for a week with all those children and are pleased that you found comfort during your stay at Lyme Bay House. Hopefully, you will be able to stay a little longer next time. We offer a “3 for 2” Special offer Rate from October up to New Year’s Eve. Thank... More

Salford, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great stay only stayed for a night Nikki and Ian are very kind rooms are clean and tidy just the best b&b ever defiantly stay again thanks Nikki and Ian for a wonderful time at this lovely B&B i just wished the room was available for longer

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Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Dear Nathan, thank you very much for your review. We are sorry that we were fully booked for the next few nights and we could not accommodate you for your entire stay in Dawlish. We are pleased that you managed to find accommodation with our friends in Dawlish. Next time, please book earlier, especially in July and August. We would... More

Raumati
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed here as part of a whirlwind trip to the UK. Nikki and Ian were simply amazing - absolutely nothing was too much trouble and they really are committed hosts. The breakfasts were fantastic and they made our trip to Dawlish very special. So glad we stayed here - was a taste of real Devon hospitality. Ian recommended Cary... More

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Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Dear Tania Thank you so much for your really kind review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Even more so, that you found our advice and recommendations helpful. There are plenty of great places to go in and around Dawlish itself but for those that want to explore just a little further afield there are... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stayed here from Monday to Friday in early August. Nikki and Ian were very welcoming and made us feel at home. The room was very comfortable with all en suite facilities. The breakfasts served were excellent and met all our needs with such a varied menu from fresh fruit/cereals to wonderful full english breakfasts. We used the bar on... More

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Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Dear David & Ann We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is very satisfying to know that you found our advice and recommendations helpful. We want our guests to have an exceptional time when visiting Dawlish and the surrounding area so we feel that it important that they know the best places to go especially... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

It is situated close to the centre of Dawlish with great off street parking, the owners are attentive and helpful to your needs which for us was finding somewhere for 10 of us to eat on a Friday night!! Breakfast is superb with plenty of choice and all hand cooked to order

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Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Dear Sarah & Simon, thank you for choosing Lyme Bay House for your recent stay in Dawlish, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. We understand that you all had a fantastic time at the Wedding. Hopefully, we will see you here again in Dawlish sometime. Regards Nikki & Ian More

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Address: 34 West Cliff, Dawlish EX7 9DN, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dawlish
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Hotel Class:4 star — Lyme Bay House 4*
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