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This version of the pocket guide is divided up alphabetically by the initial letter of the query please just click on the letters below to be taken to the appropriate page.

A – C   D – J   K – R   S – Z


The hotel has a high security electronic door locking system fitted to all guest rooms. Guests may have as many keys to their room as is required it is not essential to hand the keys in when leaving the hotel but it is appreciated if they are returned before departure.

Keys automatically de-activate at 11.00am on the day of departure should you wish to retain the use of your room after this time please contact reception.


The Laundry Room is situated at the rear of the hotel. There are two token-operated machines. There are facilities for hand washing and ironing. Tokens may be purchased from Reception.


A laundry service is available. Please enquire at Reception.


The Hotel has just two floors ground and first.

There is a lift located in the Washington Suite foyer giving access to the first floor of the hotel.

The dimensions of the lift are 930mm by 1070mm the door opening is 800mm.

There are also 4 staircases. The first floor of the hotel may also be accessed on the level from the upper car park.


Please inform Reception of any items lost or found.


Extra special weekends packed with high quality entertainment and extra value.

Based on our popular Langstone Special Weekends and offering superb value for those of our customers who have visited us before  – and there are lots and lots of you.

Details of our next loyalty weekend can be found on our website by clicking here.


Postal deliveries are normally about 9.30am with a collection around 4.30pm. Guests’ mail is held at Reception for collection. There is a sub post office at the Marina (approx 1 mile), a pillar box at the top of the hotel drive and an unofficial box in the entrance hall which is emptied daily by hotel staff.


Breakfast (Mon – Sat)     7.30 – 9.45am

Breakfast (Sunday)    8.00 – 9.45am

Full Coffee Shop Service    11.30am – 9.00pm

Limited Coffee Shop Service 24 hours

Sunday Lunch    12.30 – 2.00pm

Children’s Supper    5.30 – 6.30pm

Dinner    7.00 – 9.00pm

Lunch is available any day of the week by prior arrangement and indeed is included in our Christmas and New Year and Loyalty packages. Lunch is also often available when the hotel is hosting conferences and meetings, please feel free to call and check.


Dawlish Doctors run a group practice with an appointment system and guests wishing for medical attention should telephone the Health Centre on Dawlish (01626) 888877, phone before 10 am for appointments. Alternatively, surgery is held Monday to Friday at the Warren Surgery (about 600 metres, opposite the Warren Post Office) at 12 noon, where no appointment is necessary. There is a dispensing chemist at Dawlish Warren approximately 50 metres from the Warren Surgery, and there are two in the main streets of Dawlish and one at Starcross.


Guests are asked to show courtesy and consideration to other guests in the use of mobile phones.


Please order at the newspaper of your choice from Reception for delivery to your room around 7.00am. (The I is complimentary, additional papers at cover price).


A night porter is on duty each night and he may be contacted during the small hours should anything arise.


From Sunday 7th January 2007 the hotel introduced a Non-smoking Policy for the whole hotel including all bedrooms and balconies. This also includes Vaping.
It is still possible to smoke under the Gazebo’s and in the hotel grounds.


Please park within the marked bays.

There are dedicated disabled spaces at the front of the hotel and at the end of the Washington Suite.

Management are not responsible for loss or damage to vehicles parked in the hotel grounds.

There is parking for over 200 cars plus space for coaches.

As of the 28th August 2020, our Car Park is being managed by  Smart Parking. All customers of the hotel, that book direct (both resident and non-resident), are still able to park free of charge, but you are required to sign in at reception with your car registration on arrival. Please ensure that all vehicles in your party are registered, to avoid fines. Please note that all fines come directly from Smart Parking, not the hotel and if you receive a fine and wish to contest it, you will need to contact Smart Parking directly


Dogs are allowed at the hotel but not in any food serving areas. Owners must be in total control at all times. Food is not provided. Please do not allow your animals on the furniture.


If you are positive about your plans, it is helpful to know of picnic meals overnight, but normally only about 15 minutes is all the notice we need.


All the public rooms of the hotel are named for the convenience of both staff and guests – after all, it is nice to know where you are going, or where you are, or possibly even where you have been!

THE HALL: Main Reception area or foyer. Popular bar for those who don’t like to miss anything!

LINCOLN BAR: Right at the heart of the Hotel, all day, everyday bar. Beverages and light snacks may be ordered here.

LINCOLN RESTAURANT: Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Carvery style service virtually at all times but full service is always available. Has a stage and dance floor, regularly used for our weekend dinner dances.

WASHINGTON FOYER: The principal entrance and foyer servicing the Washington Suite.

WASHINGTON LOUNGE BAR: Very comfortable, large, the air-conditioned bar used in conjunction with the ballroom.

WASHINGTON BALLROOM: Superb purpose built ballroom with air-conditioning and maple strip floor. Exceptionally versatile often in use for conferences, concerts, wedding receptions, seminars, dinner dances and, of course, our own cabaret specials.

CONSERVATORY: The Latest addition to the hotel attached to the Washington ballroom. Extremely flexible can be configured as 1, 2, 3 or 4 rooms all with direct access to the ballroom. Can also be opened fully to extend the ballroom, Also provides drive-in access to the ballroom if required. Spectacular sea views.

LOUNGE, VERANDAH AND DRAWING ROOM: Three interconnecting rooms overlooking the sea primarily the lounge area of the hotel but with a hundred applications.

POOLSIDE ROOM: A very comfortable lounge with a superb outlook. Usually the home of our large screen TV.

WOODLAND ROOM: Perfect room for the children. Close to the indoor pool. Has a selection of toys and games – but as always we can change it!

GARDEN ROOM: Usually houses the table tennis. But, you will have guessed – it’s on wheels (the table that is)!

SNOOKER ROOM: Self-explanatory – located just behind reception – and we can’t move it!


Any questions please contact reception either by telephone 01626 868000, E-Mail, or fax 01626 868006.
(this was a later addition to this guide primarily to make sure there was a link to the letter Q)


A clock radio can be provided on request and all of the televisions can provide this functionality.


Any queries, special requests, problems, complaints, praise – ask Reception. We may not always have the answer immediately but we work on the “I know a man who does” philosophy!

Reception is normally staffed from 7.30am to 11.00pm every day of the year.


The hotel is in the Parish of Cofton with a very small, pretty church tucked away near Cockwood (1 ½ miles). The nearest Roman Catholic Church is in Dawlish (1 ½ miles). Also in Dawlish are Methodist, United Reform, Spiritualist and other churches and places of worship. There is a magnificent Cathedral at Exeter. Service times can be found on the hotel notice board.


Continental breakfast and indeed all meals are available on request.

A £3.00 per person charge is made for room service. A copy of the Coffee Shop menu is in the bedroom folder.

This version of the pocket guide is divided up alphabetically by the initial letter of the query please just click on the letters below to be taken to the appropriate page.

A – C   D – J   K – R   S – Z