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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 10, 2016

Hotel that specialises in providing accommodation for sight impaired People! don't hold your Breath!, The only consesion to people with sight issues was a tea/coffee stained level indicator along side the stained mismatch mugs in the room.On arrival at the Cliffden there were people (staff we later discovered) out side the main entrance smoking,no attempt was made to assist arriving...

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South West
Reviewed December 9, 2016

I stayed at the Cliffden Hotel from 4th December until 9th December with a group of nine visually impaired/blind adults, plus three guide dogs. What a wonderful experience. We visit twice a year as an ordinary hotel wouldn't cater for these disabilities. The staff are on hand to meet our needs at all times. There is an area for the...

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Bournemouth
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Lisa and I have just come back from an excellent two night stay at the Cliffden Hotel, service is so much better. Our room was clean and tidy, the food was excellent and the staff were very welcoming and friendly. We will always return.

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Karen S, General Manager at Cliffden Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Cliffden. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you have noted some of the service improvements. Thank you once again and I look forward to seeing you again soon at the Cliffden.

lincolnshire england
Reviewed November 19, 2016

Just had a five day break at the cliffden hotel and i must say i was very impressed from start to finish.the hotel was warm and friendly every one who worked there was really nice very help full and couldnt do enough to make your stay very relaxed nothing too much trouble.The rooms were warm clean and comfortable and a...

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Karen S, General Manager at Cliffden Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Cliffden Hotel. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us last week and found everything including the food enjoyable. We very much enjoyed welcoming you to the Cliffden and hope to see you again soon. Thank you once again.

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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

I recently stayed at the Cliffden Hotel whilst visiting family in Teignmouth. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The hotel accommodates for those with a visional impairment. Staff were very polite and helped guests to their reserved tables, they brought their breakfast to their tables and even asked if they would like their tea poured for them. One lady...

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Karen S, General Manager at Cliffden Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of the Cliffden hotel. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel and the location. We do welcome well behaved dogs, and they are permitted in the lounge, but not the bar or restaurant areas. I hope that you will visit the hotel again in the near...

Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my nine year old son as an overnight stop, en route to Cornwall. I decided to stay here so my son could go swimming during our stay. The hotel is quite battered and desperately in need of a refurbishment but the staff were absolutely wonderful. They were all so friendly and welcoming and this definitely made...

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Karen S, General Manager at Cliffden Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of the Cliffden Hotel. The Cliffden Hotel is a traditional seaside hotel nestling in 7 acres of mature gardens and offering a 14m indoor pool. We have begun a program of bedroom refurbishments, starting with the family rooms with glorious views of the sea from the balcony. The décor will...

london
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Excellent three day break at this hotel. We thoroughly enjoyed - good service, good food and great rooms! It does very well exactly what is says it does and our fellow guests were great too. Planning to return as Teignmouth itself is a charming seaside resort and deserving of a second visit. Thank you to all the staff at the...

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Karen S, General Manager at Cliffden Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of the hotel. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and hope that we will be able to welcome you again soon to the Cliffden Hotel.

Thirsk, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Having received information that this hotel may be sold off by Action For The Blind we took advantage of a 3 night B&B and evening meal offer. We found the hotel to be very good but also have the following observations:- - It is the first hotel I have ever stayed in where there wasn't a bed side table on...

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Karen S, General Manager at Cliffden Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Firstly the Cliffden is much less compact than the Windermere with another a further 12 guest rooms in a very different layout. The original hotel was increased in size in 2000 and designed taking into account the needs of visually impaired guests including access to fire exits. Vision hotels ensure that we never...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

I go up to the cliffden about 3 times a year with my Dad who is a blindie, my cousin who is a half blindie and my brother who is a sightie. As a half blindie myself, I find the facilities at the cliffden very helpful and feel very at home there because of that. I have made loads of...

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Karen S, General Manager at Cliffden Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review for the Cliffden Hotel. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel and look forward to welcoming you all again soon.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Came here for a 4 night break with family, one of whom is partially sighted. The hotel is easy to find and in a good location, lovely gardens and really near the sea front and town and used to be a private home at one time so is not purpose built for sight impaired guests. There is some dark wood...

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Karen S, General Manager at Cliffden Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Cliffden Hotel. Your comments have been taken on board and we will be providing some retraining for staff for some areas of service. Thank you once again for your review.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cliffden Hotel was built as a private House in 1815 for Sir John Strachan on 35 acres of grounds adjacent to the Dawlish Road. The original gardens were built in the Regency style gardens, with smooth lawns, shrubberies and trelliswork and wall-plants against the lower storey of the house. In 1988, the then current owner Dr Mules retired, he put Cliffden House up for sale with the understanding that it would be used for "greater good". The House was purchased by Guide Dogs for the blind and converted to a hotel which offer accommodation to both blind, sighted and partially sighted guests. The hotel now sits in 7 acres of landscaped gardens, and a short walk through these private grounds brings you to the glorious seafront at Teignmouth. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cliffden Hotel

Address: Cliffden Hotel 20 Dawlish Road, Teignmouth TQ14 8TE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Teignmouth
Price Range: $81 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cliffden Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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“Get 105! Best room in the hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles conorp117, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“For a quieter room don't choose down stairs, there is a lift so no problems if you have mobility issues.”
 of 5 bubbles bgreenstreet, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“Probably quieter above the first floor.”
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“We usually have a big family room, a big double room or a room for the disabled.#”
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