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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I loved this place the first time I stayed so had great expectations for my return visit. In all honesty, I found the reception desk lady rather stroppy, which was so disappointing. The hotel serves afternoon tea to the public, which entitles them to use the car park and this, I think, is thoughtless to guests staying at the hotel....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a three-night stay at The Alexandra Hotel in Lyme Regis, circa 1735, and with a fascinating history. It has been sympathetically decorated and furnished. In the drawing room on the ground floor, there were lots of comfortable chairs, board games, plus books and magazines to read, whilst enjoying a coffee or cup of tea. This...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful Georgian Hotel and restaurant located near to the centre of Lyme Regis with a very Pride & Prejudice atmosphere. We stopped for lunch in the Conservatory overlooking a beautiful lawned garden. My daughter and I had the lamb and it was perfection itself. Beautifully cooked and presented. Service was excellent and the waiter very attentive. We went back...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set very near the centre of the town, with great views over the famous Cobb harbour, this place is a delight. Outstanding staff, for whom nothing was too much effort - from the welcome, the show-around, the dinner service to the breakfast attention - quite outstanding. Lovely old building, dating from c1735 i think, sympathetically designed, with some great features,...

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Axminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met some friends for lunch in the Hotel restaurant, could not fault the setting, service or quality of food but was really dissapointed in the quantity. Too much nouvelle cuisine presentation rather than sufficient to arrest an appetite !

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Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Alexandra sits on the cliffs above Lyme Regis giving easy - if hilly - access to both the beach and town. There are lovely gardens that provide spectacular views and a great place to just sit in and soak up the atmosphere. My wife has difficult dietary allergies/needs and the staff/chef did all they could to help being very...

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Thank Ian O
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Just enjoyed a lovely short break in this beautiful hotel. Room 5 has the most amazing vista with a huge window to bring in the sunlight and the views of Lyme Regis. Meals in the restaurant were exceptionally good. Breakfast was served very quickly one day and very slowly the next! However we were not in a rush so this...

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Winchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A beautiful hotel high up in a magical setting overlooking the beach and the Cobb. The staff are really friendly and helpful and the food delicious. The combination of a lovely old building which has been tastefully decorated and modernised within walking distance of interesting little local shops, the fossil beach and everything else that Lyme has to offer make...

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Warwickshire, UK
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Particularly a long boozy one like we had! Very good service indeed. We shared the seafood platter, only 2 oysters but nice and fresh. The crab beignets were delicious and the squid was perfectly cooked with a very good aioli. I would definitely recommend here particularly for a special occasion.

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Hichcliffe on Sea
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I am very impressed with the standard of the hotel , its decoration. The staff is very friendly and helpful. My only complaint is the over priced menu especially if you order " Lobster " there is none on your plate . I felt it was cheating the customer.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Georgian Dower house built in 1735 with large garden, panoramic views across Lyme Bay's Jurassic UNESCO World Heritage site coastline and the famous Cobb harbour. Pathway to beach through gardens. Treatment room and Gym. Sea view restaurant with attentive service. Delicious food using seasonal local produce. Total Seaside Chic. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alexandra Hotel and Restaurant

Address: Pound Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3HZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Lyme Regis
Price Range: $206 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Alexandra Hotel Lyme Regis
Alexandra Lyme Regis
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“Rooms on the top floor for the view if you can push the budget a bit.”
 of 5 bubbles 531janed, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room 15 has a waterpainter's dream of a view”
 of 5 bubbles 367dougs, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You can request a room overlooking the sea. Maybe a bit more expensive, but worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles 739iano, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 is brilliant for its view!”
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