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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2015

I have stayed here every year for many years, often with my elderly parents - this year with my partner instead. We had Room 4 which is HUGE and very comfortable, with a wonderful balcony overlooking the Prom...we had superb autumn weather which made everything sparkle including the wonderful white painted balconies and the hanging baskets. It is great to...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are so pleased that your visit to us was a worthwhile break, and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Market Drayton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Stayed three nights in a superior room with a sea view , a little disappointed in the room, bed tired and too soft, room on the small side but last time we had a fantastic room with a balcony and very spacious so that is where the disappointment came in !! The hotels was fully booked so that room not...

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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 do hope to welcome you again sometime in the future. Our deluxe rooms with balconies tend to be snapped up quite quickly, so it is advisable to book as far in advance as possible. We are looking forward to our annual shut-down period,...

Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I have just returned from a weekend at the Royal York and Faulkner. I took my elderly mother there and we had 2 single en suite rooms with balconies. The rooms were on the first floor and thanks to the amazing weather we are having, we spent most of the weekend sitting outside watching the sea and the people. The...

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased that your very first visit to us was a success. We do hope to welcome you again in the future.

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2015

A wonderfully situated hotel with a warm and friendly welcome. Our room was situated on the third floor, was clean and suitably equipped with coffee,tea and biscuits nescesery first thing in the morning. The view of the sea and promenade were excellent with crashing waves to send you to sleep, if you consider the sound of the waves would keep...

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

Thank you kindly for your review. We are so pleased that your visit with us was enjoyable, and it is always great to know that our guests appreciate the beautiful surroundings we are so fortunate to have. We hope to welcome you again in the future.

Rhondda, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2015

stayed for 4 nights this time having used the hotel for a few years now .The staff are extremely nice,the service excellent and the food is better than ever. We always ask for a sea view room but other rooms appear comfortable,this is really a bargain as the price includes breakfast afternoon tea and evening meal,which is good especially if...

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

Thank you kindly for your review. We are always grateful for feedback and constructive criticism. It is really pleasing to know that our guests return to us, and we look forward to making each return visit a success.

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is not the first time I have stayed at the Royal York and Faulkner. As before it did not disappoint. The public rooms are comfortable, the food is varied and delicious and all members of staff give a high level of service. My single room was not large but was well fitted. The weather was kind and it was...

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are thrilled that your break was a relaxing one, and that the weather behaved as well as it did. We are fortunate to have the amazing scenery of our coastline, and it truly is a lovely sight from the balcony. We do hope to welcome you again.

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2015

First time but not last . What a sweet place to enjoy,from the room it is like to be on a cruise but without pitching . All the staff is nice smilling and helpfull. the spa super, I just regreat it is not with seawater . I will come back with a great pleasure very soon .

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased your stay with us was enjoyable, and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Oxfordshire
Reviewed 8 October 2015

We returned for yet another visit to this quiet and comfortable hotel. The staff were, as always, polite, helpful and friendly. We booked a room with a balcony for the first time, and were very lucky that the weather was ideal for sitting out in the sun, enjoying the sea air - it was a wonderful way to relax when...

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that your visit with us was an enjoyable one, and we are thrilled to add that during our closure in January we will be undergoing some extensive decor improvements. We do hope that we can enjoy another visit from you in the future.

Sidmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I went into The Royal York and Faulkner Hotel in Sidmouth about 2 weeks ago to enquire about afternoon tea and cakes for my special birthday which was coming up. We met Helen on reception, she was most helpful, she discussed times, prices etc. We went back a couple days later to book for 15 guests for Saturday 26th September....

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased that your birthday celebration was a success, and we would like to thank you for choosing to share it with us.

Welling Kent
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We had a relaxing and restful holiday at the hotel.....our 3rd visit. Although it is old fashioned in appearance, it offers lovely bed rooms with comfortable beds, terrific food with ample choice, 3 comfortable communal rooms, a bar and 2 dining rooms.....but it still retains a feeling of cosiness. Sidmouth town has great shopping and plenty of assorted cafes and...

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

Many thanks for your kind review - it is most appreciated. We are very spoilt to have both the amazing town of Sidmouth on one side, and the beautiful esplanade on the other; it gives us great pleasure to enable our guests to enjoy this environment. We do hope to welcome you back again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
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: ₹ 8,422 - ₹ 11,758 (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
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Sidmouth
#7 Family Hotel in Sidmouth
#9 Romantic Hotel in Sidmouth
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