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Lyme Bay House

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  • Excellent74%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“nikki ian”(13 reviews)
“four poster bed”(11 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
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All reviewsnikki ianfour poster bedguest housefull englishsea viewa lovely staynice roomtea and coffee facilitiesgreat hostsone night stayoff street parkingrooms are spaciousenjoyable stayfresh fruitfew minutes walkhome from homeshort stay
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Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

We were a bit put off by the loud decor in our room but the 4 poster bed was quite comfortable . The sea view was stretching it a bit but it was there just about.Everything was supplied but sometimes less is more.Breakfast was ok...More

1  Thank galavanter
Response from Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay HouseResponded 25 June 2015

The wallpaper in the Four Poster bedroom is in keeping with Nikki's Thai background and her bright and breezy nature. However, the rest of the decor is fairly ordinary with the dark Axminster carpet and traditional wooden-frame bed. You are quite right, sometimes "less is...More

Reviewed 10 June 2015

The reception and service were good and the breakfast wasn't bad, but the room itself needed a refresh and the view would have been better if the windows were clean, even then it was basically a rooftop with the sea in the distance. I probably...More

Thank Copey3
Response from Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay HouseResponded 25 June 2015

Yes the windows do get sea-salt on them particularly when the weather has not been so good. As you can imagine, it is quite a job keeping them clean at all times. We are disappointed that you only felt that our "...breakfast wasn't bad...". Most...More

Reviewed 3 June 2015

Having made our booking for a weekend we were quite excited at the thought of staying at Lyme Bay. We were asked to call an hour before arrival to make sure someone was there to greet us, we thought this was a little strange. When...More

2  Thank mrtrustworthy
Response from Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay HouseResponded 25 June 2015

First of all I am so sorry that I did not get a chance to speak to you. Clearly the towel issue is unacceptable and the damaged one has been disposed of. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. When speaking to our guests...More

Reviewed 30 May 2015

friend and I stayed for two nights this week and the experience from arrival to departure was amazing. Ian & Nikki are great hosts, as we were made to feel welcome from the moment we got there. The house and rooms are spotlessly clean, the...More

Thank Sean P
Response from Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay HouseResponded 25 June 2015

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was good to meet you both and have a chance to speak with you in the Lounge Bar in the evening. It really does help us get to know our guests better. Thank...More

Reviewed 29 May 2015

Stayed four nights at Lyme bay during whit week checked in and stayed in room twelve, initially concerned that it was next to busy road but road noise was not as loud as expected.Nikki served breakfast which as previously reported on trip advisor is excellent...More

Thank jonjud
Response from Ian S, Owner at Lyme Bay HouseResponded 25 June 2015

Yes our free parking is a bonus particularly here in Dawlish where town centre parking is in very short supply. We usually open the bar from around 9PM (at the latest) and upon request around 5.30 PM for guests to have a "night cap" and...More

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