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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the lovely Groveside guest house and have to say it was faultless !!!!, Alan kindly showed us all the rooms and they were stunning, exceptionally clean, warm and with everything one could want, off street parking and perfect location, we did not have the breakfasts because we were on strict diets but the other guests said... More 

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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Groveside is a wonderful place to stay. Clean, welcoming, comfortable and stylishly decorated and furnished. Our room was very nice and had everything you could need. The shower was fantastic! Very powerful. The food is amazing and there are a good range of options to choose from. We both had the full English both mornings (mine the meat free option)... More 

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medway
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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Spent a few nights at the Groveside recently.It is an excellent position to walk into the town of Sidmouth and also a good base for exploring the area.The rooms are very clean and comfortable and the Breakfasts are of a high standard with generous portions and the offer of extra if required.Hosts are welcoming and attentive.If wanted to be slightly... More 

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

deciding to break our journey to Cornwall and having read the large number of great reviews relating to the "Groveside" we booked a one night overnight stay with Alan and Lin,(you could not wish for more welcoming proprietors,nothing was too much trouble) our room (No 6) was first class,having travelled extensively around the globe I would be hard pressed to... More 

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Hampshire
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wife and I recently spent two nights at the Groveside. The guest house is in walking distance of the town and its excellent selection of shops and restaurants and of course the beach. Our room was spotless and with a hospitality tray provided. The owners were a mine of information regarding the towns facilities. The breakfast was superb offering... More 

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1 Thank GatewayHampshire
Minorca, Spain
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60 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This was such a lovely, clean, and welcoming guest house. The proprietors were very friendly, kind and efficient. The rooms were immaculate and well decorated. We definately will return. Full English breakfast was very generous and freshly prepared, enough to last all day until dinner !!

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1 Thank Sally-Anne Q
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We recently came again to the Groveside bed and breakfast and it was just a perfect as the first time!! We wouldn't stay anywhere else when we come and visit Sidmouth. Alan and Lin are both SO friendly and will do anything to ensure you have a pleasant stay. It's clean, comfortable and in a very beautiful area! The room... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Stayed at this guesthouse with my daughter two weeks and I cant praise it enough, owners were lovely and the breakfast was so nice, so well cooked, and you could have whatever you wanted. Also room was lovely and clean, and the beds were so comfortable, could wait to get into bed and have a relaxing sleep.

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Having stayed at the Groveside this weekend with eight other family members, I am pleased to say that we were made very welcome by Alan and Lynn. They accommodated us all with ease and nothing was too much trouble. The rooms were excellent and met all our requirements. They presented us with an excellent breakfast, with a good choice and... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

stayed here a while ago and it was such a wonderful stay the place was lovely and clean the food was amazing the owners were very friendly and so close to the beach its in a wonderful location and i would recommend the groveside without hesitation

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AA rated 4 Gold Star. The Groveside, a charming Edwardian Guest house, provides quality bed and breakfast accommodation within a few minutes level walk from the Regency town centre of Sidmouth and the intriguing views of the Jurassic coastline. A Guest house with a Contemporary charm etched with a traditional twist, the Groveside is all about comfort and flair combining attention to detail with a professional service; Alan and Lin are very proud of the restful, friendly atmosphere; Guests have access to their rooms at all times and we offer a comfortable elegant lounge in which to relax, peruse the morning paper, chat with friends, read a book or even have a little nod in front of the warming fire after a days activity exploring the wonderful coastline of Sidmouth, Devon. Our modern and spacious dining room is the setting for a leisurely traditional breakfast and the recently introduced soup and sandwich suppers. All our food is bought locally and combines the promise of organic, fair trade and fresh ingredients. Our breakfast are there to set you up for the day and we cater for most dietary needs including vegetarian/vegan, dairy free and non wheat. Our aim at the Groveside is to make your stay with us as comfortable and relaxing as possible. Last year saw the introduction of our guest garden and a BBQ is available for you to use for you and your friends. This year we refurbished our single room and upgraded other rooms with beds and linen. We have also introduced the ONO bag plus the use of dressing gowns and slippers. Ladies are given a personal welcome pack. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Groveside Guest House

Address: Vicarage Road, Sidmouth EX10 8UQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range: €76 - €90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Groveside Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Room 6 has a king-size bed and a very powerful shower! It does overlook the main road but this wasn't a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles 479hullab, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room three was very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles GatewayHampshire, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I was in roof 17 and it was so nice.”
 of 5 bubbles marilyndyke2016, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent, but on a busy main road and can be noisy at the front but much quieter with closed windows”
 of 5 bubbles 752ElizabethB752, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“nice views at the back”
 of 5 bubbles X8813IJmichaelb, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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