Many generations have savoured their stay at The Victoria Hotel ever since it opened as the first purpose built hotel in Sidmouth back in 1903, and it’s easy to see why – the special combination of stunning coastal location, effortless luxury and excellent service are unbeatable. Stylish decor and luxury furnishings come as standard in the bedrooms, and every room has its own ambience and character; many enjoy spectacular views over Sidmouth Bay. Families travelling together also have the option of the one the poolside suites, which come with a separate living area, a small kitchen and a private terrace overlooking the pool. Excellent food, spectacular views and a the resident pianist and quartet combine to make dining in the Jubilee Restaurant a particular pleasure. The chefs have built close relationships with top local Devon producers so that the best and freshest meat, vegetables, fish, seafood and eggs find their way to your plate, complemented by a fine selection of vintages. A jacket and tie are requested for the Jubilee Restaurant, but informal dining and the excellent food is also available in the fabulous White Room Restaurant. In the summer months it's a special treat to lunch by the pool in the Pavillion Bar. There are many ways to relax here – a walk through the gardens (more than 15,000 bedding plants are planted every year), a stroll over to beach (only 200 yards away), a cream tea in the Sun Lounge, a game of tennis, a swim in the indoor or outdoor pools, the putting green, the spa (with Jacuzzi bath, range of treatments, sauna & heated stone beds), a game of snooker...the list goes on and on. For exploration further afield, The Victoria is perfectly situated for exploring the natural beauty of both the Jurassic Coast and Dartmoor (only 13 miles away).