Places to Stay in Sidmouth
Sidmouth is in the east of Devon and can be found on the dramatic Jurassic Coast. It’s one of the county’s Regency towns and as such is full of delightful hotels and other accommodation perfect for those of you who want to stay in the town and explore the various beaches and rock pools.
Sidmouth’s accommodation offers a wide variety of hotels for you to choose from. Many of the town’s properties are located near the seafront, so you’re guaranteed some incredible views, particularly in the spring and summer months where you’ll be able to catch some amazing sunrises and sunsets from your window. These are also ideal bases for visitors who are planning to spend some time on Sidmouth’s beaches or exploring the South West Coast Path which will be right on your doorstep.
Whether you are looking for somewhere basic where you can escape everyday life or you want to be pampered, there are options for everyone in Sidmouth. From hotels offering spa facilities and leisure centres onsite to small cottages and B&Bs, offering home comforts without being lavish, the town’s accommodation is as diverse as its history.
Listed buildings galore
Like many of the coastal resorts in Devon, Sidmouth gained popularity during the Regency and Georgian period and the architecture still retains much of this charm. The town has over 500 listed buildings, some of which have been repurposed into hotels or guesthouses. These beautiful buildings offer modern and luxurious stays while still managing to give you an insight into the charm of the Regency era. You’ll find Regency style hotels all around Sidmouth including on the seafront and in the town centre, so no matter which part of town you want to call home during your stay, you can experience the beauty of these historic buildings.
The hotels in Sidmouth are hugely varied, so whatever your taste and budget, you’ll find the ideal accommodation for you. From traditional looking country house hotels to small, modern boutiques, there is something for everyone. The well-known Brend Hotel chain have a number of hotels in and around the town that offer amazing views as well as their own brand of hospitality and service. The Brend Hotels also have restaurants onsite which are available for both guests and non-hotel residents and offer extensive seasonal menus.
Great family-friendly accommodation
Sidmouth is a great family friendly holiday destination, the town itself is located within the Jurassic Coast, which is a world heritage site and offers some spectacular views as well as opportunities for rock pooling and exploring. It’s a great way to introduce the children to the history of the region, let’s be honest, who doesn’t love dinosaurs?! The beaches in the area are ideal for those wanting a beach holiday as they are clean and have golden sand, perfect for digging sandcastles or just topping up your tan. Many of the hotels in the town are situated near the South West Coast Path which will link you to a number of other beaches in the region including Branscombe, a picturesque village and the town of Budleigh Salterton.
Sidmouth has a huge array of family friendly attractions and by staying in one of the town’s smaller, independently run properties, you will have a ready-made guide in the form of the owners who will be able to offer suggestions as the best places to visit while in the region. They will also be able to advise you on the best times of day to visit the top attractions as well as offer their own recommendations.
Whatever your needs, whether it is a hotel for a family stay, a romantic get away or a corporate event, Sidmouth’s hotels are well equipped to cater for you.