Royal Glen Hotel

Sidmouth, Devon

Set in a secluded sunny glen just yards away from the esplanade and the stunning jurassic coast line, the 3 star grade 1 listed hotel is family run with traditional and friendly hospitality.

The regency drawing room opens out on to a covered veranda and garden. There is a cosy bar and comfortable restaurant offering delicious Devon produce.

Some rooms are furnished in keeping with the historical period, whilst others are more contemporary. Heated Indoor Pool.
Sidmouth and the Royal Glen are perfect for relaxing and unwinding or ideally situated for exploring the glorious Devon countryside and attractions.

Hotel Details

Family owned offering a friendly individual welcome. Ideally situated in a quiet road close to the seafront, the beautiful Connaught gardens, the cricket ground and town shops.

The team at Royal Glen are proud of their historical background. Princess Victoria spent her first Christmas here with her parents the Duke and Duchess of Kent, and they are happy to share with enthusiasts our memorabilia and history of the grade 1 listed building.

The Royal Glen has 4 categories of rooms, Suite (Rooms Henry,Elizabeth,Duchess & Culverwell ; Cambridge & Edinburgh 2 new suites with Hospitality area with fridge, microwave & hob for preparing light snacks) - Superior - Standard - Selected.

Henry has a separate sitting area, whilst Elizabeth has a patio door out on to the garden with its own sitting area; Superior are the larger rooms these may have a bath with overhead shower or a shower.  There are 3 contemporary rooms with king size double & walk in showers. Other rooms are traditional in style with zip & link beds that may be twin or super king. There are 2 superior singles, one has a shower & one a bath, both are lift accessible.

Room Amenities

All rooms have tea making facilities, direct dial telephone, flat screen TV/radio with Freeview. Many rooms have WiFi access.

Hotel amenities

  • Indoor heated pool with small gym
  • Royal Retreat Therapy Room offering various treatments
  • Secluded garden - fun putting
  • Parking for 25 cars at visitors' own risk

Hotel Policies

A deposit of £50 is requested on booking & credited to the account. The reservation fee is non refundable unless re-let & the cancellation policy is to charge up to two thirds of the cost less vat. If cancelled 12 weeks in advance the deposit will be refunded less an administration fee of £10.

Victoria's Restaurant at The Royal Glen

Victoria's Restaurant & Bar

Their table d’hôtel menu will tempt you with a choice of both traditional and continental cuisine using the best of local produce. To follow, choose from a selection of home-made sweets. For special dietary requirements you only have to ask. Comprehensive wine list carefully chosen by their local sommelier.

Full Table d'Hote 4 course and coffee is included in Dinner Bed & Breakfast terms.  Non resident or guests on bed and breakfast tariff may make a reservation. Table d'Hote menu including coffee £30.00 If on Bed & Breakfast terms kindly make a reservation for dinner in advance to avoid disappointment; the menu changes daily. For diners wishing to have just one or two courses the menu may be individually priced for your preference.

The Royal Glen welcomes non residents at all times: Breakfast by reservation, morning coffee; lunchtime bar snacks; afternoon tea; evening dining 6.45 - 8.15 by reservation : Kent Bar is open from 6pm - 11pm.

For lunch choose from a range of bar snacks served in our cosy bar or sunny veranda.

Breakfast served from 8am until 9.30: Help yourself from a selection of juices, cereals,yogurt & fruits followed by a full English Traditional or Kipper or Smoked Haddock.


The secluded 3 *** Sidmouth hotel with indoor pool is close to the famous esplanade and regency town centre on the heritage coast.

Sidmouth nestled between the red cliffs, the blue-green sea and the surrounding verdant hillsides has quality shops, cinema, theatre, sports facilities, a golf course and beaches and is ideal for exploring Devon. Whether for just a short break or longer The Royal Glen offers a friendly family run hotel in which to relax and enjoy the surrounding countryside and the unspoilt tranquil resort of Sidmouth. We can help organise walking, cycling, fishing, fossiling itineraries with expert local knowledge.