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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant friendly hotel in an ideal location to explore the wonderful Devon and Dorset coast. Our room was bright and airy with a sea view and exceptionally clean and very well equipped. The main road noise could be a problem for some light sleepers but after a days walking on the coast we certainly had no trouble sleeping in the...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the sort of hotel I would usually choose - tend to go for a more contemporary style but it was Easter weekend and there wasn't much left within walking distance of Seaton. Having said that, my room was in good condition, clean, light and airy with a large bay window. The public spaces that I saw were similarly clean...

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Newport
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfectly located to access a lovely walk from Colyford to Seaton with a visit to the local wetlands reserve on route. Just over 1.5 miles. Hotel providing excellent value on a Bed and Breakfast rate. First rate room with soft mattress, very clean and relaxing. Enjoyable service with Dorothy heading up the friendly and helpful team. Very tasty cooked breakfast....

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Farnham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked just one night at this little gem of a hotel. It was so good that we tried to keep our room for another night. Unfortunately, it was already booked so we will look forward to returning soon. Our classic King room on the first floor was very clean and very comfortable. The bed, was cushioning but supportive and...

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Cheam, Surrey
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We stayed 3 nights in this hotel on the basis of previous ratings. The room was excellent and the location good. However, the breakfast was poor. The waitress was miserable and the breakfast food seemed to be offered on an "economy" basis. However, the owner was very pleasant and helpful and the dinners we had on 2 nights were both...

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Market52, Marketing Manager at Swallows Eaves Hotel, responded to this review

We see from the review that you allegedly stayed at the hotel 5 months ago, but there is no record of any booking for 3 nights, in the 1st floor corner room you mention, in October 2016. Indeed the only 3 night bookings in this room since September 2016 have not lived in Cheam which appears to be your address....

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

A beautiful village of Colyford, close to Axminister ,the hotel is wisteria covered , and charmingly English , a generous warm welcome and a "super king bed, generous bathroom , and a lovely full local product breakfast , is there anything nicer !

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Thank Stephen U
leatherhead, surrey
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had four days of utter bliss here - beautiful quiet rooms and luxurious beds - lots of attention to detail - superb breakfasts. Dorothy and her staff couldn't have been more welcoming - and always found time to give us useful advice on local walks and activities.

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Thank waterforchocolate
Chard / Somerset
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Very welcoming arrival , very clean and comfortable room , very good breakfast but the highlights were the evening meals which were wonderful , enough selection not to get confused but when the food arrived it was exceptional . You have to try this place !!!

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Thank simoncooper9
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Lovely welcome and very pleasant room, fabulously soft and luxurious bed, and a very tasty breakfast ! The fact is, we couldn't fault anything. Thank you so much for accommodating us at such short notice.

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

What a fantastic experience. Dorothy went out of her way to help and make our visit really very comfortable. Being a new crutch and wheelchair user after major surgery it is so heartening to find a hotel which accommodates my new needs and takes it all in their stride. Breakfast was superb and set us up perfectly for a days...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Swallows Eaves Hotel is a small, privately owned, boutique style hotel, located in private grounds. We are in the heart of the pretty village of Colyford, near the Devon/Dorset border. Elegant and stylish with contemporary touches, yet welcoming with the feel of a home away from home, we offer guests an idyllic place to relax and get away from the stresses of day to day life. Explore the Jurassic Coast; take a stroll along The Cobb in Lyme Regis or dip into the historical heart of our regional capital Exeter for shopping, theatre and entertainment.Following a major refurbishment at the start of 2012, the hotel has 7 attractive guest bedrooms, each beautifully decorated offering a high standard of hotel accommodation. Every guestroom has a digital TV, radio alarm, hairdryer, toiletries and beverage tray (which includes complimentary Devonshire mineral water). Several guestrooms have glorious views across the Axe Valley's wooded hills, while others look out into the hotel gardens & grounds. All guest bedrooms are en suite (our Classic rated rooms have a shower, whilst our Deluxe and Master rated rooms contain both bath and shower), complete with our wonderfully thick bath sheets and hand towels to pamper yourself. Every bed is made up with luxurious sheets of soft cotton for the ultimate sleeping experience. Plus books, magazines and free-to-access Wi-Fi all add those welcoming extras that make you feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swallows Eaves Hotel

Address: Swan Hill Road, Colyford EX24 6QJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Colyford
Price Range: $193 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“All would be of a similar quality.”
Slc0555, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“No lift but 1st floor rooms have an 'easy' flight of stairs. Saw another room and believe they are all of a high standard”
steveo894, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had the big corner room on the first floor (not sure of number).”
Cheamtravellers, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Phone up before you book if you have any special requests because Dorothy will surely be able to accommodate your every need!”
waterforchocolate, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Downstairs room is great is accessibility is a priority”
janefryer, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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