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Essex UK
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This was our third stay at Lyme Bay seeing family and it will not be our last. We have stayed in other places in Dawlish but none compare to here. On arrival Nikki was warm and welcoming, nothing was too much trouble. Both Ian and Nikki are extremely hospitable hosts. The breakfast is quite a feast. The rooms are comfortable...

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ianjohnscott, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Thank you very much Jackie. We are always so pleased when regular customers come back. We really do appreciate your kind compliments and glad that you enjoyed your stay once again. Regards Nikki & Ian

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Very friendly welcome from Nikki+Ian, Nice room overlooking the sea, Breakfast was lovely, very filling each morning , spotlessly clean, met some lovely people who became friends very quickly. Great base to visit the surrounding area. nothing negative to say.

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ianjohnscott, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Dear Lisa & Steve, thanks for spending time with us at Lyme Bay House. You were both great company and got on so well with our other guests. You really did pack a lot into the week and made the most of visiting the many places there are to explore in the local area. We hope to see you again...

Reviewed 29 June 2014

This was our first holiday in so many years and we booked it without really knowing what to expect we can honestly say we were not disappointed and the lovely warm welcome when we arrived was second to none!! Our room was extremely clean and had everything we needed. Our breakfast each morning was superb along with the service. I...

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ianjohnscott, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Dear Julia & Alan, thanks so much for a thoroughly entertaining week and many thanks for your valued compliments. We really appreciate it. We are so pleased that you both enjoyed your long overdue holiday with us. It was lovely to see all of our guests getting on so well together. Please do stay in touch and come and see...

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Just arrived back in Shropshire after a wonderful sunny week in Devon. Nikki and Ian were very accommodating and such fun. Breakfast was really very good, which was all cooked beautifully and plenty of it. Our room was large with a sea view and very clean with all amenities . Lyme Bay House is also located conveniently for exploring south...

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ianjohnscott, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Dear Jane and Charles, thank you so much for your very kind comments. You are absolutely right, Lyme Bay House, Dawlish is an ideal place to explore Exeter, South Devon, the English Riviera and Dartmoor. Being so close to the railway station – only a few hundred yards – you can start by experiencing the wonderful coastal railway line built...

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Reviewed 19 June 2014

Thank you Nikki and Ian for a lovely stay especially the breakfasts which were enormous with fresh good quality products cooked well. Our room was spacious and clean with a double and single bed,room4.Ian was helpful suggesting restaurants etc. Nikki was great fun and friendly especially when she accidently gave me the wrong breakfast (Where are my sausages lol) .It...

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ianjohnscott, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Dear Barbara and Dave, many thanks for your company we really enjoyed your time with us. Also, thank you very much for your very kind comments – we really do appreciate it. See you again soon. Nikki & Ian

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2014

My husband and I were looking for somewhere to stay at short notice that could accommodate our dog too. Although we are relatively local, I don't know the area particularly well so I looked up dog friendly B&B. Luckily for us, Ian and Nicki's place was listed. I e-mailed to see if there was availability and Ian called straight back,...

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ianjohnscott, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

What a lovely weekend it was. There was the Dawlish Celebrates street market on Saturday, the Party in the Park on Sunday and the Royal Court on Monday. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our wines. We always have good ones at reasonable prices. Many thanks for staying with us and being such good company – we thoroughly enjoyed...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2014

I recently stayed in Dawlish and am glad I chose Lyme Bay House. Initially I had planned to stay for 5 days but extended this to 7 in view of the decent weather. Nikki and Ian were very accomodating in extending my stay, all done without fuss. Nikki's breakfasts were super, using local produce and well presented. My room was...

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ianjohnscott, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

You really did pack in a lot of sight-seeing activity during your stay and we are so pleased that you enjoyed it after quite along time since your last visit to Dawlish. Thank you very much for your kind comments - Nikki was particularly pleased although she has no explanation for her "bubbliness" and "energy". We appreciate your help with...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Great friendly hosts, good breakfast. Had to change the dates due to forgotten family commitment, Nikki and Ian were very accommodating and changed our booking without any problem. Would stay there again.

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ianjohnscott, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and kind compliments. Coming to us by train is a great way of starting a relaxing break away from city life. We are ideally situated for the station and only a short 5 minute walk. For anyone with restricted mobility there are always taxis at the station. Many of our guests arrive by train and...

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

On arrival we were given a very friendly welcome, recommending places to eat & places to visit. The room was spacious and comfortable with tea & coffee tray, hair dryer & toiletries. Breakfast was very filling and well presented. The specified time is not ideal especially if you want an early start, also the 45minute does make you rush. Ian...

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ianjohnscott, Owner at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Regarding Breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays guests are welcome to come a little earlier than the normal time as long as we are forewarned the night before. There is no need to "pre-order" as such. We simply need to know if anyone...

Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

Just had a lovely one night stay with my mum. As it was a late booking we were unsure if we'd get a room but we got a lovely big room, very comfy beds, lovely breakfast and lovely hosts. Good location. Can't find any faults. We'll be staying here again :-)

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ianjohnscott, Manager at Lyme Bay House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. We are very pleased that both you and your Mum enjoyed the experience. Hopefully next time you will be able to stay a little longer and explore the area. Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Nikki & Ian

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lyme Bay House is quality family run Bed and Breakfast. It is a 4 Star Visit England Guest House located in the picturesque South Devon resort of Dawlish. We are renowned for our hospitality and sumptuous freshly cooked breakfasts, tastefully appointed spotlessly clean rooms and extremely comfortable beds.All rooms are En-Suite and have Flat Screen TVs with Freeview. Lyme Bay House is situated within a very short walk to Dawlish Town Centre, Dawlish Railway Station, a National Express bus stop and Stagecoach bus stops. We are within a few minutes walk from Dawlish Beach, Brunel’s famous sea-front railway viaduct, the Black Swans of Dawlish and The Lawn & Gardens. The same Dawlish that was much loved by amongst others, Charles Dickens, Agatha Christie and the poet John Keats. Just a short stroll away there are shops, Tea Rooms, Coffee Shops, the famous Gay’s Creamery and several pubs. Lyme Bay House is an ideal location for train-spotting, golf, cycling, walking and bird watching. It is also very central for exploring the area by car, train or bus including Exeter, Powderham, Starcross, Cockwood, Dawlish Warren, Dawlish, Holcombe, Teignmouth, Shaldon, Newton Abbot, The Teign Valley and Dartmoor. Alternatively, you may be on business and welcome an alternative to the national hotel chains.Alternatively, you may be on business and welcome an alternative to the national hotel chains. We are only 25 minutes by car and even less by train from Exeter. If you want to simply get away for a while and relax Lyme Bay House has a comfortable Lounge and Reception area where you are welcome to relax and read or watch the 42” Flat Screen TV. We also have a Fully Licensed Bar. Lyme Bay House has its own on-site Car Park with a space for every room at no additional charge. We also offer free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lyme Bay House

Address: 34 West Cliff, Dawlish EX7 9DN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dawlish
Price Range: ₹ 6,478 - ₹ 7,972 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lyme Bay House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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