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.

The Swallows Guest House

11 Carlton Hill, Exmouth EX8 2AJ, England
Hotel amenities
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
The Swallows Guest House
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
The Swallows Guest House
Write a Review

47 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    35
    9
    2
    0
    1
See reviews for
9
27
3
1
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (47)
  • Mar-May only
    (12)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (19)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (13)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (3)
All months
bristol,england
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night on 8th May and we were greeted with a warm and friendly welcome from David and Rachel the owners. They had lots of information on the area to hand in the dining room, including maps and books. Our room was spotless, warm and cosy. We had a lovely tea tray and a very comfortable bed.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
uk
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely weekend away at The Swallows. The breakfast was very nice. It's just a 5 minute walk to the beach so a very good location to visit Exmouth and the surrounding area. The owners were very attentive and happy to offer advice for best places to eat or places to visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seaview, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Return visit,found everything as good as first time. Warm welcome, warm room,comfy beds, lovely breakfast. Will return on our next visit to Exmouth.. Parking is available at the rear , any problems just ask David and he will advise. The owners are a lovely couple

Was this review helpful? Yes
solihull
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
31 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We usually stay in buddleigh but every where was full due to the food festival. I booked the swallows for one night. Our hosts were very welcoming.but parking could of been a problem, as to get through to the spaces was impossible for a larger cars , And the couple of spaces along the wall may not be available. So... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Guildford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Suited our requirements perfectly as we only wanted to stay overnight, somewhere nice and close to the sea. Great location. Bedroom we stayed in clean and cosy. Best bit was the breakfast which was brilliant. Best reason to stay here! Our hosts were very nice and accommodating. There is parking round the back, which is useful but be warned it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coulson-Lowes, Owner at The Swallows Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for you your feedback, it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay. It's worth noting that in addition to the private, secure parking at the back of the B&B, we also have off-street parking available for any guests with larger cars. More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

David and Rachel are excellent hosts the room that I had for my stay was superbly appointed with all that you could need. Breakfast was outstanding and the friendly welcome unsurpassed. Truly an enjoyable stay I shall definitely return it's just a matter of when. Great value for money The Major

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coulson-Lowes, Owner at The Swallows Guest House, responded to this review

We really appreciate your feedback, it's always nice to know we've helped someone enjoy their holiday. Hope to see you again soon. Many thanks. More 

Pershore, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We have just returned from a short break at The Swallows in Exmouth. It was a lovely place with a very welcoming feel given by David and Rachel the landlords. The B&B is comfortable and spotlessly clean with a very nice breakfast. The location is excellent and its only a few minutes walk from the seafront or the town centre... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coulson-Lowes, Owner at The Swallows Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for such a lovely review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay. More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
31 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A very nice location just off the beachside and wonderful to see the part of the world. The owners were a perfect representation of how a b&b should be run. It was highly professional at all times and an ideal retreat for my wife and I from the London lifestyle that we have to lead. With great transport links around... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coulson-Lowes, Owner at The Swallows Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review, it's greatly appreciated. More 

Mount Gambier, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Very accommodating... very friendly family owned B&B place... Breakfast was great....... rooms cosy located in a quiet street walking distance to the centre of town and to the sea side... would stay there again...

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Coulson-Lowes, Owner at The Swallows Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for the great feedback, we really enjoyed looking after you during your stay. More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

comfortable room on 2nd floor with a view of roof tops and church, very basic shower but no bath, owners were very helfull and made us feel welcome, breakfast was enjoyable, feel the price for the room was a little over priced as we had stayed in a hotel on the beach in paignton the night before which was less,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coulson-Lowes, Owner at The Swallows Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review and the kind words about the quality of our customer service - it's always nice to know we've left a good impression! We understand your feelings regarding price, however August is peak season and most accommodation providers won't take a single night booking. We do however, but it does incur a small premium for our... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

25 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (8)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (6)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (17)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay