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Howden Court Hotel

#16 of 94 Hotels in Torquay
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Croft Road | Devon, Torquay TQ2 5UD, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed for a couple of nights to have a bit of a getaway. Our welcome was lovely, Peter was very helpful throughout our stay, nothing was too much for him. The breakfast was lovely, the hotel and grounds were well maintained and clean. It was a lovely stay and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to... More 

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howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

A lovely review, thank you so much. We do hope to provide a friendly and relaxed atmosphere at Howden Court Hotel. We think it is really important to make our guests feel at comfortable and at ease. We do really do appreciate your feedback and hope to see you return in the near future. All the best, Peter Proprietor More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having already stayed at the Howden court hotel last year and really enjoyed the weekend, I brought my bowls club to the hotel for a week at the end of April and to a person everybody said it was the best hotel we've stayed at in our 14 years of touring. Peter, the manager was very friendly throughout our stay... More 

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howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

What a great review! Your opening statement states "Outstanding" Wow, what a great compliment. I will be passing your extremely kind words onto my staff. The staff at Howden Court Hotel understand how important it is to help create the right atmosphere for our guests and it costs nothing to be nice! We welcome your comment regarding your intention to... More 

Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this hotel with the family for a relaxing 6 night stay in April 2014. As you can see we have visited this hotel at all different times of the year and have had mostly good times. Only negative is don't go if a big group has already booked as you could be overwhelmed firstly and they could control how... More 

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howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Hi guys, thank you for your review. It is unfortunate that the group staying at the same time as yourselves were not into our normal schedule of entertainment. We are unable to control how people spend their holiday. On previous occasions you have experienced nights of fun in the bar when guests have not gone out for the evening. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What to say? Well, it is what it is, which is a small family run hotel which is very friendly. It caters mainly for pensioners which are brought in by the hotel's own coach and offers very good 'value for money'. The prices of drinks are the bar are very cheap and one particular highlight of the hotel is the... More 

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howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are a family run hotel and hope to provide a friendly and relaxed atmosphere that we believe most guests appreciate. You have made a special note about our bar drinks being cheap, This is the first time we have had any comments suggesting the drinks prices are too cheap! We could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

A very nicely presented hotel, run by funny and friendly staff who make you feel more than welcome. Food and drink is available as well as evening entertainment. Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Torquay.

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howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments provided via TripAdvisor after your recent stay at Howden Court Hotel. We do appreciate feedback, good feedback is great to have so thank you. FOR THOSE NEW GUESTS LOOKING TO STAY WITH US PLEASE CALL US DIRECT FOR A MORE PERSONAL SERVICE. 01803 294844 Once again, thank you for taking the time... More 

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10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

I want to say a big thank you to all the staff who made my Mother's holiday so special. She was travelling on her own and attended your 60's themed week. She was wowed by your welcome and a stunning single room. The hotel was perfect, the food scrumptious and the staff exceptional. She had such fun and is going... More 

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howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing this fantastic review. We do like to make all our guests welcome and especially those guests travelling alone. You have praised us for our food, the comfortable bedroom and the friendliness of the staff. I will pass your comments onto all our staff. We look forward to greeting your relative again. The Howden Court... More 

Walsall, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

wow what a break I could not fault that hotel or the staff there one bit everything about the place is 100% perfect make you feel so welcome and comfortable just fantastic to be honest.the food was excellent and so enjoyed the 60s night well especially after winning as king willy lol but I have been told lol we all... More 

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howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this fantastic review. It is great to know that you enjoyed the whole experience at Howden Court Hotel. You mentioned the food, this is down to Andy our chef. You also mentioned that all of our the staff in were good. Thank you. Our recent 60's theme breaks were enjoyed by lots of people, the... More 

Dudley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

just returned from first coach holiday to the Howden Court hotel. this was a super holiday made by Peter/his wife(owners) and I must mention Brian. we had a fantastic time, the hotel is underestimated and should be gold award five star for cleanliness/food and entertainment. Having travelled all over the world all you want is home comforts which these are... More 

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howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Wow!!!! .....could you get a better review than this? This is your first visit to us and we have achieved a review from you that really praises us to the heights. Thank you. We have provided something that really hit home for you, it might not suit everyone - expectations can be so different from one person to another but... More 

Willenhall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Arrived at Howden court about 3 hours early, but was welcomed in and allowed to enter room as it was ready. Rooms are lovely and clean with on suite and double shower. Food was good, couple of starters to choose from each night, a choice of Meat, Fish or Salad for Mains then about 5 Desserts so plenty of choice... More 

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howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Super review, thank you so much. It really is a pleasure for us to receive such high praise, it shows appreciation for what each member of staff provides when working as a team. A special mention to Brian for the 'evening' entertainment programme, yes we provide Bingo with a difference! On games night we have a variety of games to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Just got back from Howden would recommend you visit the weeks theme was the 60 s and I can't speak highly enough of Brian who more than entertained us every evening laughed so much I ached he was the life and soul of the party aided by side kick twinkle they have to be seen to be believed food good... More 

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howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Wonderful review. Thank you. You have made a special mention regarding Brian, our entertainments manager. He really is the life and soul of the party and full of fun. You have also made great comments regarding the food - that's Andy the chef's job and he is a great chef! Also the friendliness of the staff, in really is important... More 

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