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Sidholme Hotel

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Elysian Fields Vicarage Rd, Sidmouth EX10 8UJ England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews music room swimming pool christian guild grand staircase the main house wonderful music grounds are beautiful the main hotel building snooker table no lift porridge breakfast included ten minute walk family room late booking sidmouth town two nights
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a last minute deal through booking.com. reading reviews we were anxious to visit and find out ourselves. Reviews complaining the hotel is dated maybe try finding out the hotel is almost 200 years old first?! Away from the boring mod cons of holiday inns...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank JER_19751
Reviewed November 29, 2018

If you are looking for that homogenised sterile standardised type of hotel then read no further. Sidholme provides a welcoming atmosphere with the anbience of a bygone era: character, quirky, charm and chandeliers. Thrown in is a big heated indoor swimming pool and a large...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank muchado55
Reviewed November 12, 2018

The blue plaque on the wall states that this was the home of Professor Lindemann. It appears that was until 1931. Since then it has been well maintained but despite ensuite improvements it is still fairly basic. Our room, in gthe main building, had a...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank DavidGradwell
Reviewed October 28, 2018

This is such a beautiful old building with meticulously, gorgeous grounds. There is also an amazing old music room with chandeliers and grand staircase which creates a rather impressive first impression. I was in a rush and did not read the reviews as I normally...More

Date of stay: October 2018
8  Thank MMMcGrath
Reviewed October 25, 2018

We booked the day before going so didn't check out reviews. On arrival we were pleased with the location, beautiful building and grounds. When we went to our bedroom we were really disappointed with the standard, extremely basic and shabby and no shower. The receptionist,...More

Date of stay: October 2018
8  Thank EvieBirmingham
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Description
72 bedroom Hotel and can accommodate up to 133 guests, including a number of ground floor rooms and 2 disabled rooms. All the bedrooms at Sidholme Hotel include Fair-Trade tea and coffee making facilities More and hair-dryers. Bedrooms do not have televisions, however a comfortable television room is easily located within the Hotel. Parking is free for Guests of the Hotel.This gracious Georgian mansion has been welcoming guests for 80 years with a Christian ethos. It was originally built for the 6th Earl of Buckinghamshire and was known as Richmond Lodge. It is particularly noted for its magnificent Music Room, complete with fine chandeliers and Gothic-style organ.Well suited to the holiday maker and conference delegate alike, who can work, rest or play in its peaceful and relaxing surroundings.The hotel is located in nine acres of delightful grounds and when staying you have complimentary use of our Indoor Heated Swimming PoolThe hotel is only a few minutes walk from the centre of the town of Sidmouth with its splendid coastline, newly appointed as part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. Please be informed that the hotel does not have lift facilities.Sidholme Hotel is part of Christian Guild group of Hotels and we welcome everyone, guests are free to take part with as much or as little of the daily activities as they wish. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
72
Price range
$62 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sidholme Hotel Sidmouth, Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
72
Price range
$62 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sidholme Hotel Sidmouth, Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
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wmmorlan
May 16, 2018|
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Response from DawnABr | Reviewed this property |
Sorry too late to answer, hope you managed to get a bus from Honiton and had a good time.
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david g
January 20, 2017|
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Response from GeepersP | Reviewed this property |
I've seen the pool, but never used it. A temp of 31 is extremely warm! A temperature of 29/30 would still be lovely and it did look very inviting for a hotel pool.
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nickinbracknell
August 26, 2015|
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Response from Sameer V | Property representative |
Dear Nickinbracknell, The Garden rooms have a separate entrance at the rear of the main building,there are 2 rooms one is a superior double or can be made into a twin,and the other is a twin.They are at ground level and has... More
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Room Tips
"avoid the annexe"
muchado55
Nov 29, 2018
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"Don't stay here"
MMMcGrath
Oct 28, 2018
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"Ask for an upgraded room. I was told they are working slowly through the hotel decorating."
EvieBirmingham
Oct 25, 2018
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"Unable to do this as it was a day trip."
annf104
Oct 14, 2018
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