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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Anyone who has walked past Dukes on a summer afternoon has probably never considered staying there; the febrile atmosphere of the beer garden challenges even the most stalwart soul. We were brought here by circumstance and what a good call. It's clean, comfortable, friendly, great staff (better than anywhere else locally) and while a long stay might grate, it's perfect... More 

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Hersham
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Helpful staff at this very busy restaurant in the centre of Sidmouth. Fresh crab sandwich was absolutely delicious. Order at the bar and served at table. Good for casual dining. Various offers throughout the week.

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a lovely place to stay but with a couple of reservations. If you are looking for somewhere quiet to stay this isn't the place as the outside area is more like a pub garden. Also if you have problems with stairs then Dukes is not for you. There are no rooms on the ground floor and no lifts... More 

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Thank Lyn W
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited here during the folk festival and it was very popular and busy. The decor is pleasant and they have good outside space. The food was good but I think a bit expensive for what it was. However, the sweet potatoe chips were gorgeous. It has a good atmosphere too.

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Stafford
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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to stay, full of character and quirkiness with comfortable rooms, a spotlessly clean large bathroom and wonderful atmosphere. We really enjoyed our stay. The staff couldn't do enough to make our stay perfect and we send our sincere thanks. Our room (number 6) overlooked the beach and was the best.

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Joanna w, General Manager at Dukes, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review! More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a few 'miss haps' with our booking (they'd put one time on email and a different time in their diary) we got seated...we had tried eating here early in the week but it was very busy and we were advised to book. Food choices good and when it arrived it was very tasty. We had good service,in the end.... More 

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Joanna w, General Manager at Dukes, responded to this review

Apologises for the mix up with the time on your reservation but gald you enjoyed your meal with is. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked Room 6 for a one night stay. On arrival we were met warmly by Dan who was the shift manager and he checked us in and took us to our room. There was only myself and husband but we had a double bed plus single bed. A small settee with table. Flat screen tv, wardrobe and dressing table and... More 

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent two nights here and what a lovely place to stay. Location could not be better, right on the beach. Wonderful seaview from room 10. Room was comfortable with plenty of supplies of tea, coffee etc. Breakfast was fantastic, with lots of choice and freshly cooked to order. We ate in the restaurant on both nights and could not fault... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a drink and a couple of portions of chips as a snack. Previous empties left on table through out entire visit. Asked for mayo which never came. Probably would not return due to service issues.

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Thank Chop63
Joanna w, General Manager at Dukes, responded to this review

Really sorry you didn't get your mayo....we always like to offer good service and sorry we didn't meet your request on this occasion. More 

Fowey, England, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On first site I thought it was a mistake to have booked Dukes. It appeared so busy but I was mistaken. Although a very busy Hotel the staff cope admirably and nothing is too much trouble. You can eat and drink outside or inside by the bar or eat more formally in the restaurant. There are areas to suit all.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated at the heart of Sidmouth town centre and Esplanade, Dukes is a family friendly inn offering relaxed dining, drinks and accommodation all year round. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dukes

Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range: $126 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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Dukes Sidmouth, Devon
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