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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

First time stay with 3 other adults, two of whom who were more elderly. Old fashioned courtesy and service from all staff, comfortable rooms nicely finished. Choice of lounges was great to enjoy afternoon tea. Inclusive package really good value for money and really felt like every need had been catered for; quality and choice of food in restaurant excellent.... More 

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

Thank you so much for writing a review. Its always lovely to hear that guests have enjoyed their time here with us, we certainly look forward to welcoming you back next year. Thank you. More 

Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The best location in Sidmouth overlooking the sea and with the quaint shops on the door step. The welcome was very warm from the helpful staff and the food was great and incredible value. Free parking onsite. A very relaxing weekend break.

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Thank isobel357
ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay here with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon. More 

Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A comfortable hotel with willing and friendly staff. The location on the sea front is wonderful with shops and restaurants close by. We had a comfortable room with a decent size bathroom - all very clean and nicely made up every day. The breakfasts were good with waiter service and an enjoyable evenings entertainment provided by a pianist in the... More 

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Thank Calm09
ryfadmin, Owner at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review the hotel does have a fabulous location. We appreciate your feedback and hope to welcome you back again in the future. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Just had a three night stay at this traditional seaside hotel. Wonderful position yards from the shingle beach and very near the shops. Very comfortable and spacious single room with sea view. Very relaxing to listen to the Sea breaking on the shore. Great value for money.

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1 Thank Maryjo831
ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for our Hotel. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we couldn't agree more there is something magical about being able to wake up and hear the waves breaking on the shore....blissful! We hope we can welcome you back again in the future. More 

Minehead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A very pleasant hotel to stay at. We had a sea facing room which was clean and comfortable. Shower room rather small but adequate and the shower worked perfectly. Restaurant staff very knowledgable and quick, possibly too quick sometimes between courses. The meals were well cooked from a menu that changed dailly. There was a coach party staying at the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Apologies about the intermittent wi-fi, we are in the process of strengthening the network and looking forward to the arrival of fibre-optic broadband, promised very shortly! More 

Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Somewhat disappointing, afternoon tea not as shown on Web site, hotel very much geared up for coach parties. Bathroom towels can only be described as large hand towels, wouldn't class as bath towel. Self service for coffee after dinner, and removed very quickly. Don't expect such for £150 per night for two, expect to be served.

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Thank Richard P
ryfadmin, Owner at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

We were sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the afternoon tea and the style of lounge service that we offer for after dinner coffee. In our experience most of our guests prefer to relax in the lounges or bar and help themselves to coffee after the meal, as opposed to being served at the table. We do offer... More 

Wiveliscombe, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is now a twice yearly event - a weekend at the RY&F Hotel. The chef has managed to lift what has always been good food up to very good food. The staff, irrespective of title, level or pay grade, are all very helpful, co-operative and friendly. We were pleased to see that the hotel continues to be re-decorated &... More 

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

Firstly can we say how delighted we are to be able welcome you here on such a regular occasion, we consider ourselves very lucky to have such loyal customers like yourselves. We do pride ourselves on our hotel, staff and customer service and it’s always good to know that we are getting things right. Thank you for taking the time... More 

Sidmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A very nice hotel with friendly staff. Spotlessly clean and comfortable rooms. Sea view rooms are to be recommended. Excellent food and very good value. We have been to this hotel many times and will continue to do so.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are always delighted to hear of guest to return time and again...we look forward to welcoming your back again soon. More 

Rugby, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This hotel was really good. On the seafront, it was clean and well decorated and the food was good. The waiting staff, reception, cleaners and all others were friendly and helpful.They did all they could to make you feel welcome.The room was cleaned every day and the bathroom was spotless though I am not keen on shower curtains! There was... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay here with us. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed yourselves and our hotel. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We spent last weekend with our family once again enjoying the excellent hospitality at the Royal York & Faulkner Hotel. We all had sea facing rooms and it is worth paying the extra to awaken to the sound of the sea crashing on the shore. The entertainment ends at 10.45pm prompt and on the Saturday evening consisted of one singer... More 

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

It is always so nice to hear how our guests enjoy their time here with us. We agree that waking up to the sound of the sea is purely magical. Thank you for your review 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: $126 - $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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