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53 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1 3SN, United Kingdom – Show map
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Golf Course (within 2 miles), Hiking
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Packed Lunches, Fax/Photocopying
Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
Children older than 5 years are welcome.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
There is no capacity for cribs in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 30 reviews
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With stunning coastal views across Lyme Bay and a daily lunchtime carvery, this hotel is less than a mile from Torquay Golf Course. There is free Wi-Fi and free parking on site.
Score from 88 reviews Excellent
With spectacular bay views, this Mediterranean-style hotel from 1866 features large, bright rooms, swimming pools and a health club, all are a 10-minute walk from Torquay town center.
Score from 555 reviews Very good
Situated in Torquay, the family-run Anchorage Hotel offers an outdoor heated swimming pool and a restaurant.
Score from 44 reviews Good
On a quiet tree-lined road, just a short walk from the center of town, the seafront and the Riviera Centre, Exton House has been awarded a 4-star guest accommodations rating.
Score from 131 reviews Exceptional
I liked the little single room with it's bathroom. I felt very cosy and safe.
The fact that I had to leave Babbacombe and the hotel.
Spotless good food tony was a very friendly and helpful host
Very clean, very comfortable, hosts very approachable, food brilliant.
Breakfasts Cleanliness Towels good quality Soaps etc good quality
Small bathroom No sitting Room
It was in an ideal location,very welcoming we were made to feel as we were one of the family.very helpful with local directions.will be going back again.
friendly and helpful staff, grat breakfast, very clean rooms and lovely atmosphere.
friendly owner, good breakfast, clean and tidy, ample parking
downstairs room, could benefit from a fan as room was hot be great in autumn
Breakfast Accommodation Cleanliness Location Hosts - Very helpful with local advice. Very nice couple Reasonable cost
The owners were fantastic, very hospitable and friendly. The facilities were great, immaculate room and bathroom. Breakfast excellent with a good choice, in addition to a full breakfast. A few minutes walk to Oddicombe beach and cliff railway and Babbicombe Downs. Highly recommended-will stay there again if in the area.
The owners were great hosts. Bed and room were fine. Breakfast great. loved it
Breakfast. Close to local buses.
Seagulls partying on the roof late at night and early morning - room was on the top floor. (nothing could be done about this).
The owners the room food was very good.
As soon has we entered, we were greeted with friendliness. our first impression of our room, was a lovely décor and how clean the room was, and the whole hotel was spotless. The food was great, and was spoilt for choice. Would recommend this B/B.
There was nothing that we did not like.
The staff Tony and Pauline could not do enough to make your stay fantastic the location for me was ideal close to bars restaurants and a fantastic view
The only fault was the bathroom was to small
Everything about the stay was excellent, nothing was too much trouble.The breakfast was perfect plenty of choice,and the location spot on for everything .this was our second visit and hope to be back next year .
Good location, lovely room and facilities, good breakfast, friendly and helpful proprietors.
The rooms were well appointed, lots of nice touches (dressing gown & slippers), recently decorated and beautifully clean. Breakfast was hearty and well-cooked
A warm reception clearly wasn't on the tick list of the tourist board inspector that awarded this Guest House the Silver Award for Customer Service that is proudly displayed in the hall way. When I arrived at 9.45pm to check-in I was met with a very frosty reception from the two owners clad in their nightwear clutching their cocoa "you should have given us the common courtesy of a phone call if you were going to be late!".. "But check-in is until 10pm according to the website so we're not late!" was my bewildered response. My sister was met with a similar reception on the previous day when she apparently tried to check-in too early... "You can't check-in now - your rooms aren't ready!". "But the website says your check-in is from 2pm". Was my sister's equally bewidered reply. "No it's not - it's from 3pm - come back then" and the door was firmly shut on her. The list of 'Do's and Don'ts' was endless - it really made you feel you were under their roof under their terms and conditions and were a bit of an inconvenience being there really e.g. "Breakfast is from 8am to 9am but if you want a cooked breakfast your order MUST be made before 8.45am." I'll stick to the Premier Inn in future where I can check-in when I like, I don't get a teenage-like lecture on check-in on what I can and can't do, I can lie-in until 9am on a Sunday and still get a cooked breakfast and I can plug my straighteners in with a free conscience (one of the numerous Babbacombe Guest House rules refers to the use of these...)
Everything top notch!
I booked into the Babbacombe Guest House as I was in the area for meetings across three days. The owners were welcoming and accommodating and couldn't have been more attentive. I'd read some reviews prior to booking that started that they had seen some negativity towards children. Whilst I stayed there were several children staying with their parents and the owners were more than welcoming to them. I stayed in room 5 on the top floor and it was perfect for me. It has a few low celling corners but you quickly get used to these. Overall, my stay was very comfortable and the owners were exceptional. Breakfast is fantastic. I will definitely stay here again.
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