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The Swallows Guest House
Ranked #6 of 19 Exmouth B&B and Inns
Reviewed 1 September 2012

We stayed at The Swallows for two nights. Sadly it was because we were attending a funeral. This is an extremely welcoming guest house. Pleasant room, albeit it would have been on the small side for a longer stay. Excellent breakfast - scrambled eggs cooked properly not in a microwave - and high quality bacon and sausages. Landlady could not have been more helpful lending us umbrellas and not phased that we returned about 11am to change for the ceremony after a walk along the sea front. Plenty of restaurants nearby for an evening meal. Secure parking which is a bonus in Exmouth. We recommended The Swallows to Exmouth residents as a pleasant place for their friends to stay.

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 17 August 2012

We booked the Swallows for a 3 day quick break. It was exactly what you'd expect from a well run guest house. Nice and pretty room. Lovely breakfast. Lovely lady in charge. Really helpful and fun and friendly. 3 minutes walk to the beach. Finally if you want a great nights sleep and a stroll into town or to the beach you will not find a better place. Really good value.

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  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Phil R
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Reviewed 4 June 2012 via mobile

I stayed for one night in April as a stopover on the way to Cornwall for boot camp- in preparation for 3 days of punishing exercises I filled up on a fantastic breakfast in the morning!
My single room was small (as warned) but it was clean, cosy and had everything I needed. The bed was very comfortable and I slept really well. The biscuits with the tea and coffee tray were very good quality (always a priority for me!). As another (very unfair) review states, the bathroom is on another floor, but come on, it's hardly miles away- and at least it is your own and not a shared one. It was clean and had a good shower.
The owners are very friendly and helpful, I would recommend The Swallows to anyone. Location is also great- a short walk to the beach and not too far back from town. There is parking in a little lane down the side of the building, which is very convenient. All in all, I would say this is a very good quality B&B in a lovely little town.

  • Stayed: April 2012
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Reviewed 27 April 2012

We had one night at The Swallows after attending a wedding at the nearby Royal Beacon hotel. As the wedding was at 1pm we asked if we could arrive a little early to drop off our belongings and change, they very kindly made sure our room was ready and even complimented us on our transformation from travellers into wedding guests! The rooms are looking a little "tired" but our room was clean and comfortable, perfect after a long but happy day! Well located for the beaches and town.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 February 2012

On arrivel the host was warm welcoming the room for a single was clean and so was the off sweet bathroom i injoyed my stay here . breakfast was fantastic i was mad to feel welcome verry verry good i would sat agian that you swallow .

ps had good nite sleep brill

Room Tip: for a sing room 5
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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 4 November 2011

A three night stay at this Exmouth B+B proved to be a very pleasant experience. Convenient to both the sea front and the town centre,with its efficient road and rail links to Exeter and nearby towns.
The Swallows is well run,clean and comes with an excellent breakfast.
I would certainly pay a return visit.

Room Tip: If staying for several nights,the large bedroom with lounge area is well worth the extra charge
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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 October 2011

For ten years I was a regular visitor at the Swallows whenever I visited Exmouth on business. This time I came with my family, and once again I have enjoyed the hospitality and warmth of the host, Filippo, who still does his utmost for the comfort of his guests. The Swallows is a beautiful guesthouse close to the seafront and the town with comfortable, tastefully furnished rooms with great attention to details. The breakfast is unsurpassed, and the scrambled eggs are addictive.
We will return, and besides, Exmouth with its seaside and beautiful surroundings has a lot to offer!

Room Tip: Bedroom 3 on the top floor is a good choice when you travel alone and wish a little more space than...
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  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with family
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Address: 11 Carlton Hill, Exmouth EX8 2AJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exmouth
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Exmouth
Price Range: £84 - £106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Swallows Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Late Georgian Bed and Breakfast in a secluded part of Exmouth, Devon. Four minutes from a glorious sandy beach and great places to eat.Enjoy the summer sunshine on Exmouth beach, coastal walking, cycling, bird watching or see your son pass out and receive his Royal Marine green beret, you can be sure of a warm, friendly stay at The Swallows B&B. We also make an excellent base to explore Exeter, the Exe valley, coastal East Devon, Woodbury Common, National Trust properties and the many award winning Devon vineyards. ... more   less 
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