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Royal York & Faulkner Hotel

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Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

I had a very comfortable single room well furnished , and a nice shower room . Every thing was spotless .The hotel has 3 beautifully furnished lounges and the games room was also very nice. The restaurant is silver service with a very attentive staff. The food is of a very high standard indeed, and a good variety on the...

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that your time spent with us was enjoyable, and we do hope to have you visit us again in the future.

Crowthorne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Recently stayed at this hotel,having several food allergies so rather concerned!! No worries!! Excellent food, Great presentation. Well done Chef! I won't hesitate to visit again. Stayed as a group and we all found it comfortable. Clean and tidy rooms and staff very helpful.

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your comments. We are thrilled that you were able to enjoy your stay with us, and relax with delicious food. We do look forward to welcoming you again.

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Don’t know where to start we have travelled around Europe and stayed in many hotels, some good some poor so but I am so compelled to write a review to warn and educate others from making the same mistake. My mother and father are in their late eighties so driving distance is not a good thing due to ill health....

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

We are not going to honour your review with a response, other than to say that we are relieved that you will not be returning to the hotel as you upset many of our guests and staff members during your two previous stays.

dorset
Reviewed 14 November 2015

From the moment we entered the hotel we felt wanted and looked after. We had a hiccup with our booking which was quickly sorted to our satisfaction and for the three days of our visit found the Hotel extremely comfortable welcoming and very relaxing. So much so we are booked to return next year. We had a sea view balcony...

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your review. We are pleased that your visit with us was an enjoyable one, and we do hope to welcome you again in the future.

Hythe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2015

All staff very friendly and helpful. Food best we have eaten. Thank you for my birthday card and chocs on my 65th. Plenty to do in the evening. Thanks to the Hook family. Will be coming back again. A wonderful Hotel.

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your birthday celebration, and that your time spent with us was relaxing and pleasant. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Bath
Reviewed 2 November 2015

As mentioned in previous reviews, this is a really lovely "old fashioned" hotel. (Be sure to try to book a bedroom with a sea view.) The staff are extremely pleasant and accommodating. The food is excellent - far better than we expected, and the silver service adds to the pleasant dining experience. The vocalist on the Saturday was just right...

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your review. We are delighted to know that your stay with us was enjoyed, and that the entertainment had you up and dancing. We do love to hear our lounges are used for relaxing in, and we hope to welcome you again in the future.

Reviewed 2 November 2015

We stayed for two nights in this charming Edwardian hotel right on the promenade. We had a forward facing room with sea view but there would be quite a few rooms without that advantage. Sidmouth is a pretty sleepy place in the Autumn with a charm that takes one back a few decades and that's certainly true of the Royal...

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review; we are pleased that your visit with us was enjoyable and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

london
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This is a well run family hotel all the staff were so friendly and helpful from leo alex rusan geoff erica well done the meals were very good well done to the chief please note the silver service is excellent well done i cannot wait to visit again this is a must well done tony mbe

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your review. We are delighted that your visit with us was enjoyable, and we appreciate the compliments to our staff. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Salisbury
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Seeking a last minute break for two, I was able to phone the hotel and speak to the receptionist who offered me the two nights I wanted albeit in two different rooms. I realised this would be a step back in time to the good old days as the computer (Internet) had already said hotel was full. It was good...

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are spoilt to have the coastline and our amazing town on our doorstep. We are so pleased that your last minute break was a success, and we do hope to be able to welcome you again in the future.

Abergavenny, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Stayed for 4 nights as part of a small group visiting Devon. The hotel is on the Esplenade at Sidmouth , overlooking the beach and close to the town. It is the epitome of a family run gracious hotel with excellent service and very good food. There are several lounges and a bar area and a very large dining room....

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ryfadmin, Manager at Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is really lovely to hear from our guests that their time spent with us has been so enjoyed. We agree that the combination of great views, delicious food and comfortable furnishings is a hard one to beat, and we do hope to welcome you again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This magnificent Regency hotel enjoys an unrivaled position at the centre of Sidmouth’s elegant Esplanade, overlooking the sea and adjacent to the picturesque town centre. Owned and personally run by the Hook family, resident proprietors for three generations, the hotel has a long standing reputation for hospitality and service. The property, having undergone expensive though careful refurbishment, is beautifully appointed with all amenities, excellent facilities and a stunning new spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal York & Faulkner Hotel

Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range: $171 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal York & Faulkner Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Royal York And Faulkner Hotel
Royal York Faulkner Hotel
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Sidmouth
#7 Family Hotel in Sidmouth
#9 Romantic Hotel in Sidmouth
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