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The Bedford Hotel

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15/05/2017 16/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the outside the Bedford looks tired and that view didn't change when we arrived for a three night stay. However we'd booked on the basis of pictures on the web. We had booked a superior sea view room with balcony and that is what we got. Spotlessly clean, well furnished and with a very comfortable bed and the smartest...

Thank PTRaggett
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for a long weekend and once again thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. From the minute you step in the door you are made to feel welcome and special. Room was fabulous, food wonderful and service generally first class - special thanks to Andrew! This is a great place to stay, highly recommended!

Thank Mike T
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel restarant was fine, but for some reason you can't get an Irish coffee,most places in Sidmouth can provide same. Is it that difficult to do an Irish coffee u don't think so, but they have a rule no Irish coffees.

Thank Gill L
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just spent a week with the walking group via Buckleys coaches at this great hotel ,every thing there was of first class food ,service and a well maintained establishment and a lovely location .thanks to Mr Pyne and his staff.

Thank ronsY4417PW
Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On my initial booking phone call nothing was too much trouble to arrange. We stayed in Room 23, (fabulous triple aspect views) and our friend in Room 26 (a single room but they put a double bed in there for her). Both rooms faced the sea. Be aware that the sea on the pebble beach is quite noisy but we...

Thank pritchardbrown
west midlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the minute we arrived the staff were so friendly and helpful. We were offered complimentary tea and coffee throughout out stay. The food is excellent, we had a window seat for breakfast and the staff could not do enough to help, even parking my car for me. The reception staff make you feel at home as soon as you...

Thank nancywestmidlands
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bedford family run Hotel is a happy mixture of quaint and modern. Quaint, in that you do not feel part of a process when you arrive to be shown up to your room. Modern in that room 31 was well furnished with an excellent new bathroom. All the staff we met were relaxed and chatted away to us. Waiting...

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s rare that I have nothing but praise for a hotel. The Bedford is one of the friendliest hostelries I have ever stayed in, with the nicest, happiest staff. From the first phone call to book, to the moment we left, my 90 year old mother and I were treated with warmth, kindness and respect, as were the rest of...

Thank celloconcert
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My parents stayed at this hotel for many years and always said how nice it was .We went there on their recommendation and was thrilled to find out that our pet cocker spaniel Dylan could come too. We stayed in room 18 which was lovely with a sea view and Victorian balcony . Every member of staff we came across...

1Thank Annette B
Goole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Warm, clean comfortable hotel with excellent food. We had a newly decorated room with a small but lovely en suite. Sea view rooms carry a heafty premium so we opted for an inland facing room. Big mistake. Our room (14) only looked onto a yard with the staff entrance. Yard full of junk, kayaks and other assorted rubbish and quite...

1Thank Pat H

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Grade II* listed building The Bedford Hotel is a 3*** hotel run by the Pyne Family. Located at the heart of Sidmouth seafront means many rooms boast breathtaking views of Lyme Bay. All rooms are individually furnished, have flat screen televisions and en suite facilities. There is lift access to both floors. The hotel also has comfortable lounges and offers a wide selection of good food and wine in a choice of attractive surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bedford Hotel

Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8NR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range: $200 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bedford Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Sidmouth
#4 Family Hotel in Sidmouth
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“Rooms overlooking the Esplanade”
PTRaggett, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“On the front with balcony”
S7232HHmiket, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Just call to tell the hotel what you need or prefer when booking and they will do you proud.”
pritchardbrown, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a sea view room, well worth the extra money.”
nancywestmidlands, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 18 very nice but there was some sea noise”
annetteb524, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
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