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The Blenheim

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1 Marine Parade, Dawlish EX7 9DJ, England
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Ranked #5 of 11 Dawlish B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Ventnor, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
20 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We revisited this excellent establishment for a week, commencing the day after the grievously storm-damaged Dawlish railway came Lazarus-like back into operation. As usual, we were made extremely welcome. We enjoyed the marvellous views from our room and balcony which we have enjoyed before. The accommodation is clean, comfortable, spacious and smart. Ann and Alan had once again done everything... More

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ann f, Owner at The Blenheim, responded to this review

Our dear guests continue to amaze us with their kindness in reviewing The Blenheim. We appreciate it very much and will endeavour to continue to allow our guests the best possible seaside holiday experience, many thanks for such a kind review More

Tuross Head, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Our hosts, Ann and Alan, were so friendly, helpful and welcoming, we couldn`t have wished for better. The Blenheim has a lovely Victorian ambience and is extremely comfortable and charming. Our room was very large with cooking facilities, fridge, microwave and well equipped with kitchen aids. The view from our room was lovely--out over the Channel and best of all... More

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ann f, Owner at The Blenheim, responded to this review

Thank you Australia! thank you for a lovely review and thank you for taking the time, it was most heart-warming and made us very happy that you were happy.... Alan and I will continue to ensure that our business is your pleasure! More

Thornbury, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Annabel the landlady was so helpful and friendly, she made us feel really welcome and had put a fire on for us. Our room had a superb seaview and was so cosy. We ordered our breakfast, and it was brought to our room for us to eat - there is no dining room as such - in fact, our room... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Our first visit to the Blenheim and definitely won't be the last. Made to feel very welcome as soon as we arrived and very helpful during our stay. Room was very cosy with a great sea view, and being brought a lovely cooked breakfast both mornings was a great touch. Would recommend to anybody.

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Blackwood, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We arrived on a very cold Friday afternoon in November. Ann welcomed us at the door and took us the very short distance to our room. When Ann opened the door, OMG it was soooo cosy. She had put the fire on and had a lamp on. What a welcome. Coming out of the cold into this lovely warm, snug... More

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

My wife and I have been staying at the Blenheim since 1998 and in this time we have yet to have a visit which is less than very good indeed. From the moment of your arrival (and friendly greeting) you are made to feel special and nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are comfortable, in fact they are like... More

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ann f, Owner at The Blenheim, responded to this review

Thank you for our wonderful review. It is heartening to hear such nice things and Alan and I wish to ensure that even though guests may be `regulars` we will endeavour to improve and make our guests stay as enjoyable and comfortable as possible and we are pleased that we seem to have achieved this here, many thanks and see... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Warmly greeted but the accommodation was so outdated and shabby without the chic. I was surprised to find an electricity meter which I had to feed with £1 coins and no heating apart from a space heater which I thought would use up all the money so did not use it much. There was no hot water apart from in... More

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ann f, Owner at The Blenheim, responded to this review

We are sorry your two nights with us was not as you expected and we respond firstly by saying we always have a satisfaction check on the morning after arrival and the matter of the hot water, which must have been accidently switched off, could easily have been sorted. Car parking is important and all booking guests are reminded of... More

Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

On arriving at the Blenheim, we were warmly welcomed by Ann who took us up to our room(the brunel).As soon as you walk in the sea view is breathtaking out of two big windows you can see for miles.The room itself was clean, spacious, and had everything you could need, including a small balcony. Bed was very comfortable and snug.There... More

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Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We stayed here for a week in September and enjoyed the location of The Blenheim very much - near to the station, shops and waterfront. The room itself was functional and clean and everything was in working order. The room and the facilities were all looking a bit tired, but we would probably stay there again. Car parking was a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Stayed there a couple of weeks ago with my wife and her sister. Ann can only be described as a great host who owns and runs a first class hotel. You will be made to feel most welcome here and you should not bother looking elsewhere if you are viewing this.Excellent food and the price you pay for a seafront... More

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Also Known As:
The Blenheim Dawlish, Devon
Address: 1 Marine Parade, Dawlish EX7 9DJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dawlish
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #5 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Dawlish
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Blenheim 3*
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