Editor’s choice: 2016 Seaside Hotels

seaside hotels are the essence of british holidaymaking. the uk’s beaches, coastal walks, cliffs and harbours all make for fantastic hotel stays. the good hotel guide has compiled the top ten seaside hotels to help you have a holiday full of sandcastles, fish and chips and maybe even a deckchair or two! head to the aptly-named the beach in bude, cornwall, for bedrooms overlooking the beach and a restaurant serving international flavours. for a memorable beach holiday take the ferry from oban to the colonsay on the island of the same name for a magical beach stay.

Editor’s choice: 2016 Seaside Hotels

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Special offer
Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - Autumn Adventures Await

Soar Mill Cove

Family owned, family run, exuberantly family friendly, Keith Makepeace’s ‘welcoming’ hotel stands in rolling countryside above a valley running down to the shore.
From £125 per night
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
10% discount voucher
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The White House

The White House - Bluebells in Bloom 2016

Herm

‘Walking is the thing’ on this ‘very green’, car-free island: alight from the ferry and let a tractor bring your luggage to this ‘truly lovely’ hotel (‘it’s all part of the enjoyment’).
From £72 per night
  • view
  • outdoor_pool
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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Romney Bay House

Romney Bay House - Three Night Special Offer

New Romney

Approached by a private, unadopted road, Clinton and Lisa Lovell’s 1920s mansion has a ‘stunning, unique location’ between Littlestone’s shingle beach and miles of wild marshland scattered with ancient churches.
From £95.00 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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The Cary Arms

The Cary Arms - Summer Special Offer

Babbacombe

By a ‘fabulously secluded’ cove, Lana de Savary’s chic hotel clings to wooded cliffs overlooking the beach.
From £195 per night
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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Hell Bay Hotel

Hell Bay Hotel

Bryher

The rocky coastline may have been hell for sailors, but a short hop by propeller plane and boat brings you to the smallest of the inhabited Scilly Isles, something more like heaven.
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • view
  • outdoor_pool
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi
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The Colonsay

The Colonsay

Colonsay

Carefree informality and an unpretentious ambience reign at this white-painted 18th-century inn, minutes up a single-track road from the ferry.
From £75 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
25% voucher
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The Henley

The Henley

Bigbury-on-Sea

‘What a wonderful hotel – more like a lovely home,’ writes a visitor this year to this Edwardian holiday cottage with ‘sea views to die for’.
From £123 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi

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Selected hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 25% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. Each printed copy of the Guide contains six vouchers worth in total about £150.

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