Swallows Eaves Hotel is a small, privately owned, wisteria-clad hotel, located in private grounds. We are in the heart of the pretty village of Colyford, near the Devon/Dorset border: where country meets coast.
Elegant and stylish with contemporary touches, yet welcoming with the feel of a home away from home, we offer guests an idyllic place to relax and get away from the stresses of day to day life. Explore the Jurassic Coast; take a stroll along The Cobb in Lyme Regis or dip into the historical heart of our regional capital Exeter for shopping, theatre and entertainment.
Romantic coastal holidays in Devon For lovers of rolling hills and stunning coastline, Swallows Eaves Hotel close to the Devon coast, is just 4 miles from the historic towns of Lyme Regis, Axminster and Sidmouth. With such close proximity to the well known Jurassic coast of Devon, the Swallows Eaves Hotel makes it ideal holiday accommodation for romantics or for guests who just want to relax and enjoy themselves. For ideas and links for things to do whilst visiting Devon, please browse our Out and About page. Alternatively click here to see the latest entertainment news and events happening at the hotel.
Following a major refurbishment at the start of 2012, the hotel has 7 attractive guest bedrooms, each beautifully decorated offering a high standard of hotel accommodation. Every guestroom has a digital TV, radio alarm, hairdryer, complimentary toiletries & beverage tray. Several guestrooms have glorious views across the Axe Valley’s wooded hills, while others look out into the hotel gardens & grounds. All guest bedrooms are en suite with bathroom, shower or both, complete with our wonderfully thick bath sheets and hand towels to pamper yourself. Every bed is made up with luxurious sheets of soft cotton for the ultimate sleeping experience. Local Devonshire water with Dorset biscuits, books & magazines all add those welcoming extras that make you feel at home.
Our spacious ground floor twin bedded guest room offers easy access accommodation for those who are disabled or have difficulty with stairs. There is a ramp at the front door and all of the ground floor is level with easy access to the restaurant and cloakroom.
For holiday guests planning sightseeing itineraries in Devon, Dorset and beyond or guests on business wanting to keep in touch, our hotel offers wireless internet access – available throughout the hotel – free of charge.
Swallows Eaves Hotel is easy to access by road, being located on the A3052 main Sidmouth/Lyme Regis road with plenty of private car parking spaces. For guest arriving by train, Axminster is on the London Waterloo to Exeter line with the station only 4 miles away.