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“Another lovely stay at The Devonhurst”
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The Devonhurst
Ranked #4 of 24 Broadstairs B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Another lovely stay at The Devonhurst”
Reviewed June 21, 2012

Back in Broadstairs for the Dickens celebrations and had no hesitation in staying at the Devonhurst again. We had room 9 with the lovely balcony and seaviews - ideal for our early morning coffee. Margaret and David were most welcoming and remembered our special request of extra pillows and skimmed milk in our room. The room was lovely,comfortable and clean and breakfast was plentiful and delicious! We will be back - might try Folk Week next year!!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 5, 2012

Lovely sea view, close to restaurants and the beach. Our hosts were very welcoming and good tourist guides!

  • Stayed June 2012
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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed June 2, 2012

We were at Broadstairs in April to see friends of ours who live there. So we found the Devonhurst and stayed there for 2 nights. Would have liked to stay longer, but….. no more time left.
It was great. We were in one of the sea view rooms which offered a terrific view. Margaret and David are perfectly organized – you order breakfast the evening before and everything will be prepared at its best the following morning we you get up. Best of all – to us from the continent – was the true ENGLISH BREAKFAST. We enjoyed it very much.
We would recommend it – but not for April – to make sure that at least one sea-view-room will be available for us when we will come back next year.
P&U

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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priory68, Owner at The Devonhurst, responded to this review, June 9, 2012
Thank you for your review. If you know your dates for next year you can make a reservation which we will ask you to confirm with a deposit in January 2013.
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 29, 2012

We stayed for the second time at The Devonhurst most recently for two nights 18th and 19th May 2012. Both times we loved it. The rooms are well equipt, clean, nicely decorated and the bed very comfortable. Both times we had a sea view. On the very top floor you will have to run the shower for a few minutes till the warm water comes through but apart from that a perfect place to stay. Margaret and David are so hospitable, friendly and humerous they really make you feel at home and their cooked breakfast is the best we have had anywhere. Would hightly recommend staying there.

Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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priory68, Owner at The Devonhurst, responded to this review, June 9, 2012
Thank you for your review we hope you liked the refurbished en-suites we put in ealier this year.
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2012

We stayed at the Devonhurst for 4 days over the Easter 2012 holiday. This really is a fabulous B & B and would highly recommend it. The sea view rooms at the front are especially nice. We had 2 rooms and both were well equipped with everything you could ask for. Margaret and David were fantastic hosts, very friendly and nothing too much trouble. We ordered breakfast the night before which was an excellent idea because when we came down in the mornings, cereal, juices etc were already on the table and the cooked breakfasts were cooked to perfection. The B & B was only a 5 minute walk to the centre of the town.

Broadstairs is a lovely old fashioned seaside resort with lots of lovely cafes and restaurants - all the meals we had were excellent.

The only drawback was the typical bank holiday weather!

Anyway we really loved our stay at the Devonhurst and would definitely recommend people stay there.

Suzanne, Andy and Tina Coughtrey

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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priory68, Owner at The Devonhurst, responded to this review, June 9, 2012
Thank you very much for your review,yes, the four sea-view rooms are very popular,wish we had more.
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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 17, 2012

Just got back from a lovely four day break which was our second visit to The Devonhurst, had a lovely sea view from our balcony. The room also had a choice of soft or firm pillows, with a lovely shower and toilet facilities. The fridge was a little noisy but just switched it off through the night... Sorted !!!
We had a large menu to choose from at breakfast and knew we only had to ask if we wanted something a bit different. Margaret and David made us feel VERY welcome and each morning had a laugh and a chat with us. We really do think they do a great job and make you feel welcome... Well done you two.

Room Tip: Strongly reccomend rooms one and two.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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priory68, Owner at The Devonhurst, responded to this review, June 9, 2012
Thank you for your review,I think you want to recommend the ensuite sea-view double rooms with a balcony which are room numbers 1&9.
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Switzerland
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Reviewed January 21, 2012

I feel i have to respond (having read previous reviewer) my family and i were treated with the same warmth and hospitality as if we had been family. Clean, comfortable rooms (ours with view of sun rise over the channel), a wonderful selection at breakfast, served with conversation and humour. What more could you ask of a sea-side B&B!
Mr A Penrose

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
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Property: The Devonhurst
Address: Eastern Esplanade, Broadstairs CT10 1DR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Broadstairs
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Broadstairs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Devonhurst 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Margaret, David, Matthew and Kadriye welcome you to The Devonhurst. We are a traditional family run guest house situated on the Eastern Esplanade enjoying a cliff top location and we offer 8 en-suite bedrooms including 4 with uninterrupted sea-views all equipped to a high 4 star standard.The Devonhurst had been a traditional family run guest house for over 25 years. We pride ourselves on providing a personal service and welcome you into our business and our home. ... more   less 
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