Royal York & Faulkner Hotel

The Esplanade, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8AZ
3 Visit England Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars Hotel

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This magnificent Regency building, dating from 1810, enjoys a prime position at the centre of Sidmouth's elegant Esplanade, overlooking the sea and adjacent to the picturesque town centre. Owned and run by the Hook family, resident proprietors for more than sixty years, the hotel has earned a long-standing reputation for hospitality and offers excellent facilities.

Our restaurant retains the traditional high standards of silver service coupled with caring personal attention. The menus, which combine the best of both classic and modern cuisine, are prepared using the finest of local fresh produce by our highly regarded head chef Mark Leavers and his team.

The spacious ground floor has 3 beautifully appointed lounges in which to relax. The elegant lounge bar overlooking the sea and Esplanade serves a selection of light lunches and snacks daily. For guests' enjoyment, evening entertainment including music for dancing, is offered after dinner on 4 nights each week.

Many of the bedrooms enjoy sea views and the larger deluxe rooms, offering added amenities and comfort, lead to the balcony. Two lifts serve all floors and the well appointed bedrooms offer en suite facilities, direct dial telephone, remote control colour TV, radio, video link, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.

Superb new boutique spa "Aspara", located on the lower ground floor; it includes a hydrotherapy pool, steam room, sauna and offers face and body spa treatments.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double en suite£65.50 per person per night, half board
Family en suite£65.50 per person per night, half board
Single en suite£65.50 per person per night, half board
Suite en suite bathroom£73.00 per person per night, half board
Twin with en suite bathroom£65.50 per person per night, half board

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Royal York and Faulkner Hotel (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)



  • Additional meal details - Any.
  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Room service
  • Serve breakfast - 08.30-09.30 Full English.
  • Serve evening meal - 19.00-20.30. Five course Table d'hote menu.
  • Serve lunch - Bar lunches daily, 11:30 - 16:00.

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - 0
  • Cot
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • 24 hr return laundry service
  • Accept coach parties
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Lift
  • Pets accepted - Dogs, meals supplied. Not permitted in public rooms e.g. bar, lounge.
  • Public telephone
  • Regular evening entertainment
  • Separate guests' lounge

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - Regency building Grade II.
  • Seafront

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course - Reduced green fees
  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities - Hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room.
  • Indoor pool - free swimming pool at indoor pool (200yds from hotel)
  • Other sporting facilities - Snooker.
  • Sauna
  • Spa bath
  • Swimming pool - Counter-current swim - spa.
  • Water sports facilities - Water ski ing.

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms



Map & Directions

Road Directions

From M5 junction 30
Sidmouth signposted from A3052. Road leads to Esplanade. Turn left.



Public Transport Directions

From Exeter St Davids - 15 miles
Regular bus service to Sidmouth.





TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • PlsTripResponsibly
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Decent property but actual hospitality very much lacking
    3 of 5 stars
    29th Feb 2020
    I stayed 5 nights and loved my superior single room, the view, most of the food, the condition of the building and the quality of the décor. I would recommend this hotel and have done, because the... Read full review
  • Adventurer774317
    4 of 5 stars
    5th Mar 2020
    As always this hotel reaches great standards service food and situation overlooking sea. Couldn’t be a better outlook than this hotel. Bit old fashioned but in a good way. Have already booked one of... Read full review
  • K4272QJjeanp
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    13th Mar 2020
    We have been coming to this Hotel for over ten years . She is a grand old lady it is lovely to step back in time. Always extremely clean, food excellent. The staff are always helpful extremely... Read full review


  • 3 AA Stars Hotel
  • 3 Visit England Stars Hotel
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