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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location was good. The hotel is in serious need of a revamp, it's still stuck in the 80's. the bed was the most uncomfortable I've ever slept on, wafer thin pillows, a wafer thin mattress and a rickety old cheap pine bed frame are not what is expected in a hotel. The shower took 10 mins to get luke...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room booked was definitely not deluxe in my opinion, heating not working, had to ask reception for a heater, central heating then came on! The pool was warm and surroundings lovely. Very quiet Hotel. Breakfast full English tasted as if every item cooked in old fat not the best

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Thank Steven F
Poole, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel always offers a warm welcome, good facilities and a lovely swimming pool. The rooms are comfortable, clean and well maintained. The hotel grounds are huge well kept and parking is good. Sidholm is just a short walk into Sidmouth. Recommended.

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Thank Trevor M
London
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This was my third or fourth visit to Sidholme hotel and I have another planned next month when I come to visit mum in her care home. Although single rooms are small they are comfortable. Breakfasts are excellent and I was very impressed by their gluten free options. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. A perfect place for...

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Thank MandywLondon
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the annex in 3 different rooms, 1 with a bathroom and 2 with shared bathrooms. The plus points of the holiday were - large grounds and house with plenty of room for children to explore, very good waiting staff, plenty of hot water. The negatives unfortunately outweigh the positives; hit and miss food - mostly miss, rigid...

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2Thank Tamsin P
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Having stayed here previously we decided to book a family half term break with the kids - the main appeal being the swimming pool. However, having arrived saturday afternoon we were informed on sunday morning that the pool was closed due to technical problems, but it would be open on monday or tuesday at the latest....It is now friday afternoon...

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2Thank david g
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very friendly and efficient staff. Hotel is old and outdated but this added to the stay. Superb large gardens and even an indoor swimming pool. Buffet style breakfast including hot English foods which was excellent. Within easy reach of town and promenade and ample free parking. Stayed in main hotel so cannot comment on Annexe, but room was on 2nd...

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Thank aljay6uk
England
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Had a good short break here. It is worth having a superior room, some of the other rooms are tired but I believe will be renovated ion a rolling programme. Meals were fine with some choice. ( The beef dinner excellent) The hotel has a beautiful ballroom! I was fortunate to be there to enjoy a concert on the Sunday...

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Thank YorkshireM
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Lovely Georgian house. Rooms differ immensely. Mine was lovely, cosy double, cheerful, good view over garden. Quiet area away from the road. 5 minutes walk from Sidmouth town and beach, brilliant location.

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Thank linsa2016
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Lovely staying at this hotel. Different, exceptional gardens and a real inside into different accomadation. It seems as though the activity front is very good, especially for young people and families. The hotel itself is a bit like stepping into the past and although I haven't researched the history the building and grounds are great. Location is an easy walk...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
72 bedroom Hotel and can accommodate up to 133 guests, including a number of ground floor rooms and 2 disabled rooms. All the bedrooms at Sidholme Hotel include Fair-Trade tea and coffee making facilities and hair-dryers. Bedrooms do not have televisions, however a comfortable television room is easily located within the Hotel. Parking is free for Guests of the Hotel.This gracious Georgian mansion has been welcoming guests for 80 years with a Christian ethos. It was originally built for the 6th Earl of Buckinghamshire and was known as Richmond Lodge. It is particularly noted for its magnificent Music Room, complete with fine chandeliers and Gothic-style organ.Well suited to the holiday maker and conference delegate alike, who can work, rest or play in its peaceful and relaxing surroundings.The hotel is located in nine acres of delightful grounds and when staying you have complimentary use of our Indoor Heated Swimming PoolThe hotel is only a few minutes walk from the centre of the town of Sidmouth with its splendid coastline, newly appointed as part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. Please be informed that the hotel does not have lift facilities.Sidholme Hotel is part of Christian Guild group of Hotels and we welcome everyone, guests are free to take part with as much or as little of the daily activities as they wish. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sidholme Hotel

Address: Elysian Fields | Vicarage Rd, Sidmouth EX10 8UJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range: $46 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sidholme Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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