Swallows Eaves Hotel

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Excellent really describes all aspects of this accommodation. It’s very ‘bright and airy’. Beds are really comfortable and the shower was really powerful. The food was superb and the location ideal. Dorothy and her Staff were really helpful and courteous. Trip Advisor:July 2015

“Excellent Small Hotel”

We thought highly of this hotel with its bright, airy, comfortable and clean bedroom and public rooms. The food was excellent and the staff pleasant and helpful. It is ideally situated for touring East Devon and West Dorset. If the restaurant was open on Sundays and Mondays it would rate[…]

“Beautiful hotel with outstanding customer service.”

My husband and I initially booked to stay somewhere else, however after arriving in Devon and after numerous issues we spontaneously booked in at Swallows Eaves. Upon arriving, Dorothy made us feel like family and welcomed us warmly. She gave us excellent advice on where to visit and what to[…]

“A Good Find”

We booked on the strength of previous reviews. Clean, warm and comfortable and the soft colour palette throughout was relaxing. Breakfast was very good; the staff friendly and efficient. After a long journey we appreciated having booked a table in the restaurant – the food was good. Dorothy, the proprietor,[…]

“A great place to stay!”

We booked all the rooms for family/friends to attend a nearby wedding. Everyone was very pleased with the hotel,the service,friendliness and overall standard – and it added to what was a wonderful weekend for us Trip Advisor:Stayed May 2015, travelled with friends


We booked this hotel at rather short notice because of its very good on-line reviews. The staff were friendly and welcoming when we arrived about 4 hours after making our booking. Our room on the first floor was quiet and immaculately prepared, also we found the bed very comfortable. We[…]

“Comfy relaxing break”

Booked this hotel as it had good reviews and looked inviting from the pictures on web site. We were not disappointed, the room was clean, well furnished and the king size bed extremely comfortable. Big bathroom with excellent shower and nice fluffy white towels. We also ate in Reeds the[…]

“A lovely experience”

We had stayed at Swallows Eaves a number of years ago and it was excellent then – however, it is even better now after some refurbishments. Namely a new lounge/restaurant extension and the bedrooms/bathrooms have been upgraded. We booked half board and the food couldn’t have been better. All in[…]

“Stressfree break”

Booked as a short break away from the trials and tribulations of selling our house. Room was very comfortable with all the necessary tea and coffee making facilities. Bathroom excellent. Everywhere was spotlessly clean throughout. Making a perfect stress free break. Trip Advisor:May 2015