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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Very comfortable room and facilities. Ground floor was essential for my wife as no lift in hotel. Staff kind and helpful. Sorry we were out so much we were unable to sample your chef's cuisine on the Friday and Saturday evenings. Had to leave on Monday to attend medical appointments. Excellent advice to take A385 to M5. Only 4 hours...

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1Thank Peter N
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2015

A very pleasant & conveniently situated little hotel. Our room was clean and well appointed. The staff were superb - a nice welcome & we found everyone to be very helpful at all times. We had dinner in the restaurant once - the quality was good but pricey. Would certainly consider staying here again.

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1Thank G0ECJ
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Room was very clean and the shower good. Hotel was on a main road but room was reasonably quiet. Breakfast was good, we didn't sample the restaurant food as we felt it was overpriced as was the room rate.

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Dorothy R, Owner at Swallows Eaves Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for leaving your review. What a great shame that you missed the scrumptious food cooked by our Michelin trained Head Chef. He personally prepares and cooks all the food in our kitchen - using daily deliveries from local suppliers, as well as baking his own bread and using the vegetables, herbs and fruits from our own kitchen garden....

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Our second stay at Swallows Eaves and certainly not our last. A clean well furnished room in a friendly hotel. The breakfast is certainly more than sufficient to fuel a day exploring the surrounding beautiful countryside and villages. The evening meal in the restaurant is to be recommended. All in all a great hotel run by a great team.

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1Thank Ian47_12
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We stayed only one night, but would have been more than happy to stay longer. Couldn't fault anything, lovely room, excellent bathroom, fast wifi, comfortable beds, superb evening meal prepared by Michelin-trained chef, good service and all with a personal touch. Would wholeheartedly recommend it.

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1Thank sandra68138
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Our room was spacious, elegantly furnished and spotlessly clean, with an excellent bathroom - and immediate piping hot water. The public rooms are comfortable with tasteful and modern furnishing. The staff could not have been more helpful and were always discreetly friendly and obliging. The meals were excellent, beautifully cooked and served. The dinner menu is small which is inevitable...

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1Thank Robert D
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015

What a find! A country village location between Lyme Regis and Sidmouth, quiet and restful, exactly as the photo portrays. We were greeted by Malcolm and shown to our bay-windowed room, elegantly furnished in restful decor, with a table and chairs in the bay. comfortable beds and an excellent en-suite shower. Downstairs the recently refurbished decor echoed that in our...

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1Thank Rosemary M
Royal Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2015

What a lovely experience it is to stay at this small hotel where the staff are excellent and the restaurant serves exceptional food all looked after by the owner Dorothy it is certainly a credit to her.

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1Thank Denise L
Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Dorothy gave us a very friendly welcome. We stayed in the superior king room. It was spotlessly clean and had a very comfortable bed. Delicious and very generous breakfast. The omelettes were perfect. Would definitely return.

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1Thank Heleninthebahamas
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Excellent really describes all aspects of this accommodation. It's very 'bright and airy'. Beds are really comfortable and the shower was really powerful. The food was superb and the location ideal. Dorothy and her Staff were really helpful and courteous

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Swallows Eaves Hotel is a small, privately owned, boutique style hotel, located in private grounds. We are in the heart of the pretty village of Colyford, near the Devon/Dorset border. Elegant and stylish with contemporary touches, yet welcoming with the feel of a home away from home, we offer guests an idyllic place to relax and get away from the stresses of day to day life. Explore the Jurassic Coast; take a stroll along The Cobb in Lyme Regis or dip into the historical heart of our regional capital Exeter for shopping, theatre and entertainment.Following a major refurbishment at the start of 2012, the hotel has 7 attractive guest bedrooms, each beautifully decorated offering a high standard of hotel accommodation. Every guestroom has a digital TV, radio alarm, hairdryer, toiletries and beverage tray (which includes complimentary Devonshire mineral water). Several guestrooms have glorious views across the Axe Valley's wooded hills, while others look out into the hotel gardens & grounds. All guest bedrooms are en suite (our Classic rated rooms have a shower, whilst our Deluxe and Master rated rooms contain both bath and shower), complete with our wonderfully thick bath sheets and hand towels to pamper yourself. Every bed is made up with luxurious sheets of soft cotton for the ultimate sleeping experience. Plus books, magazines and free-to-access Wi-Fi all add those welcoming extras that make you feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swallows Eaves Hotel

Address: Swan Hill Road, Colyford EX24 6QJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Colyford
Price Range: €136 - €157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“All would be of a similar quality.”
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“No lift but 1st floor rooms have an 'easy' flight of stairs. Saw another room and believe they are all of a high standard”
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“We had the big corner room on the first floor (not sure of number).”
Cheamtravellers, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Phone up before you book if you have any special requests because Dorothy will surely be able to accommodate your every need!”
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“Downstairs room is great is accessibility is a priority”
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