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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 81%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 310 reviews

Seafront hotel with a relaxed atmosphere

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At a glance

Family rooms
Dogs welcome

Situated on the seafront, this long established, family-run hotel provides a warm welcome and relaxing atmosphere. Bedrooms are well appointed and many have the added bonus of wonderful sea views. Public areas combine character and comfort with a choice of lounges in which to relax. In addition to the hotel dining room, Pyne's bar and restaurant offers an interesting range of dishes in a convivial environment.


  • En-suite rooms: 40
  • Family rooms: 3
  • Ground-floor rooms: 1
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces:: 6


  • Steps for wheelchair: 4
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome


  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Getting here

M5 junct 30, A3052 & to Sidmouth. Hotel at centre of Esplanade

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Nearest train station

Honiton/Exeter St Davids

Nearest motorway junction

M5 junct 30
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