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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could not have had a less friendly welcome. Went to the bar- only two people, no staff- you had to use a phone on the bar to summon someone. Eventually I ordered a sandwich and a coke. Such a palaver. No wonder no one was there. It was a gloomy place and the waiter was surly. I waited 10+mins for... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this place at the price of £180 a night for DBB. Expected something decent 3 starish and set in this decade, albeit in an old seafront building. It's poor. We are early 50's and were very young compare to most clientele, which said something. Welcome - ok, reception area is grim and not what you would expect. Parking is... More 

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We were very sorry to read that the hotel was not to your liking. We would be happy to discuss your visit further, and invite you to contact us directly on stay@royalyorkhotel.co.uk More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I stay at this hotel I feel safe and relaxed. My room is comfortable and clean with a balcony to sit on to watch the sea and the world go by. The food is excellent with a varied choice for your evening meal. The staff are friendly and helpful. The spa underneath the hotel provides a small pool, sauna... More 

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Thank Barbara B
ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your review. We are so pleased your time with us met your expectations, and we do hope to have you visit us again. More 

Salisbury, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This hotel, kindly provided last minute accommodation, in a 3rd( top) floor attic room... It was difficult to get cool, but temperatures were in the top 20*.... The breakfast was not buffet style, but upon request .. But was well done... A small amount of free Parking, was available , behind the hotel, upon suffender of car keys, at owners... More 

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are pleased that we were able to offer you accommodation at short notice, and delighted to share our beautiful town and coast with you. We hope to welcome you again in the future. More 

Wisbech
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We arrived as part of a coach party of 29. Check in was very quick and efficient. We were on the top floor - with a view of the sea and our own personal seagull. We did not need an alarm. Room was well decorated and very clean. A walk in shower suited us perfectly. Floorboards a bit squeaky and... More 

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for reviewing your visit with us. We are so pleased your holiday was enjoyable and comfortable, and we do hope you will return for another visit. More 

Lydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Room was clean & comfortable but the high point of this hotel is the excellent food & service. Over the years we have returned to this hotel for special occasions and have never been disappointed. Since our last visit the hotel has been redecorated and now sports a superb spa to add to the relaxation. Thank you for another superb... More 

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted to hear that your visit was relaxing and met your needs. We look forward to welcoming you again sometime in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

yes it was good to be back in sidmouth the food was superb so was the staff geoff and the team leo andall we saw a niece location a small single next time i would like a room with a sea view keep up good work tony mbe

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your review. We appreciate the time taken to comment, and we do hope to welcome you again in the future. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at this hotel on many occasions over the past 4 months and I have stayed at about 4 other hotels also in Sidmouth. This is by far the nicest of all of them in terms of the ambience, the location and the size of the rooms. The hotel staff are great and nothing is too much trouble.... More 

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your visits with us. We do hope you continue to enjoy our little corner of the coast, and we look forward to a future visit. More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We are here at the hotel now. Our second visit. We have room three, a fabulous room, soooo spacious, with a lovely balcony that catches the sun most of the day. Staff are lovely, even with RUDE people! (How do you do that?) I couldn't! Brilliant! Food is very yummy.

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. It is always lovely to hear our guests are repeat visitors, and we are so pleased that your stay here was enjoyable. We do look forward to welcoming you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I love everything about this hotel. Our accommodation, although basic, was very comfortable and quite adequate. I slept the night through for the first time in years. The staff were attentive and happy to be there and helpful as required from start to finish. The public rooms were beautiful, spacious, colourful, but subtly so, peaceful. The ambience was a blessing.... More 

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your review; we are so pleased your holiday with us was enjoyable, and we do hope to have you visit us again. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This magnificent Regency hotel enjoys an unrivaled position at the centre of Sidmouth’s elegant Esplanade, overlooking the sea and adjacent to the picturesque town centre. Owned and personally run by the Hook family, resident proprietors for three generations, the hotel has a long standing reputation for hospitality and service. The property, having undergone expensive though careful refurbishment, is beautifully appointed with all amenities, excellent facilities and a stunning new spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal York & Faulkner Hotel

Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range: $125 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal York & Faulkner Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Royal York And Faulkner Hotel
Royal York & Faulkner Hotel Sidmouth, Devon
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Sidmouth
#7 Family Hotel in Sidmouth
#9 Romantic Hotel in Sidmouth
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