This friendly, family run guesthouse is a 490 ft level walk from Paignton seafront and harbor and has easy access to the center of town. The train station is a 5-minute level walk away and free guest parking is available on site. The Ambassador is in a beautiful area of the English Riviera and is close to beaches, shops, the pier, a Cinema complex, public transportation and the famous steam train. All rooms have a private bathroom. Single, double, twin, triple and family rooms are available. All rooms are non-smoking but a sheltered smoking area is provided outside. A freshly prepared cooked breakfast is served every morning.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Paignton, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 full bed
1 twin bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


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  • John
    United States of America United States of America
    Graham and Leslie were wonderful hosts. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming.
  • Caroline
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Breakfast excellent. Room clean and tidy. Great coffee machine. Biscuit and hot chocolate every day!
  • William
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    loads of choice for breakfast, the room was spotless, nice view of the park where they played bowls and cricket, also view of the steam train. Had a bar. onsite parking. Lesley and Graham were good host. Great b & b .

Hosted by Graham and Lesley

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Host Review Score

Graham and Lesley
Voted in the top 10% in the world for the 3rd year. A Visit England 4 Star Silver recommended family-run guesthouse in the heart of sunny Paignton. The Ambassador offers 6 well-appointed modern en-suite bedrooms which can accommodate single guests up to families of 4. A Bar on site for Customers only We are centrally located to all local amenities including mainline railway and bus stations which can be found a short walk away. We can also be a great base for Paignton's local attractions including Paignton Zoo, Splashdown waterpark, and the Dartmouth steam railway.
Since purchasing the Ambassador we have been upgrading the property to include, new carpets and flooring and refreshed the interior & exterior paintwork and wallpaper. We have also been busy adding a few modern amenities like bigger televisions in the rooms, Stronger WiFi. All our rooms all have coffee machines Al lour rooms have small fridges. All rooms have internet charging points All rooms have ceiling fans which work as well as any air conditioner. The family room has a monitor so that guests do not have to go to bed when the children do. You can keep an eye on your children via a dedicated monitor. Eco Friendly We have changed the gas boilers to a system that works on an air source system. We have moved to eco-friendly shampoos, conditioners, hand soap & body wash products. We have built a covered area for our guests to sit outside We have extended the driveway to accommodate 6 cars We have installed 4 anchors for motorbikes We have: a Bar a Lounge an Outside area for guest to utilise
Our Guest House is centrally located to all amenities. In just a short 5 minutes stroll you will be in the centre of Paignton Town where you can access Paignton Town Centre, The Railway Station and Steam Train as well as the Bus and Coach Station. Driving to the Ambassador Guest House is simple, just type in TQ4 6EG into your Sat Nav. We have enough parking for each of our rooms so there will always be a parking space for you. We are located150 yards from the beach and harbour.
Languages spoken: Afrikaans,English

Area info

Amenities of Ambassador Guest House Bed and Breakfast
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English

House rules

Ambassador Guest House Bed and Breakfast takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 10:30 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 1 are welcome.

Children 16 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

1 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
£20 per child, per night
Crib upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
£20 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Ambassador Guest House Bed and Breakfast accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note all payments are to be made at the property, during the stay.

Limited parking is subject to availability and functions on a first-come first-serve basis.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Ambassador Guest House Bed and Breakfast

  • Ambassador Guest House Bed and Breakfast offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Room options at Ambassador Guest House Bed and Breakfast include:

      • Family
      • Double
      • Single
      • Twin/Double

    • Check-in at Ambassador Guest House Bed and Breakfast is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

    • The prices at Ambassador Guest House Bed and Breakfast may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • The nearest beach is 800 feet from Ambassador Guest House Bed and Breakfast. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Yes, Ambassador Guest House Bed and Breakfast is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Ambassador Guest House Bed and Breakfast is 1,800 feet from the center of Paignton. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.