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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Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - Autumn Adventures Await

Soar Mill Cove

.From dolphin-spotting to table tennis, there is plenty to enjoy at Keith Makepeace’s family-friendly hotel, which stands in expansive countryside, with views towards the sea.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
10% discount voucher
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The White House

The White House - Bluebells in Bloom 2016

Herm

‘We love it,’ write regular Guide readers this year, after their fifth holiday at the best, and only, hotel on this tiny, car-free island.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
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Romney Bay House

Romney Bay House - Three Night Special Offer

New Romney

‘Comfortable all over and pleasantly relaxed’, Clinton and Lisa Lovell’s small hotel continues to win rave reviews from guests, who say ‘it’s like staying with good friends’.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • view
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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The Cary Arms

The Cary Arms - Autumn Spa Retreat Special Offer

Babbacombe

Step out of your yacht, if you have it, and on to the private jetty at Lana de Savary’s cliff-face hotel, on a ‘fabulously secluded’ cove; the rest of us will descend the winding road and admire the wide vista over the Teign estuary.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • view
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Hell Bay Hotel

Hell Bay Hotel

Bryher

Hardly hellish, Robert Dorrien-Smith’s island hotel, perky in a protected cove in the Atlantic Ocean, is ‘well worth the trip’.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
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The Colonsay

The Colonsay

Colonsay

Alight from the ferry on this unspoilt island, and chances are that Ivan Lisovyy, the ‘can-do’ manager of Jane and Alex Howard’s unpretentious 18th-century inn, will be there to greet you.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • view
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The Henley

The Henley

Bigbury-on-Sea

‘We cannot fault The Henley – it is one of the best traditions of our lives,’ write regular visitors to Martyn Scarterfield and Petra Lampe’s Edwardian holiday cottage, from which a cliff path leads to the beach.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • view

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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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