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Howden Court Hotel

Croft Road, Torquay TQ2 5UD, England
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  • 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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit to howden court what a time had by all. Rooms are fantastic food you will not go hungry here entertainment out of this world .this is the best hotel we have been to in torquay. and we have been to a few well done to all the staff we will be back

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

What a great review! You have suggested that we are 'THE BEST HOTEL IN TORQUAY' - this is obviously your own opinion and we thank you for thinking of us so highly. We really do appreciate your positive feedback. For any one out there reading this please remember that we are not a 5 star hotel, we do not have... More 

Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could happily have stayed a few more days at this well run friendly hotel. Peter and his wife Gail together with their Entertainment manager Brian and the rest of their team made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. The Christmas decorations alone are well worth a visit and still looked fresh even though it's now mid... More 

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

A fantastic review. Thank you. You made special praise for the cleanliness, this is down to Gail (my wife) who oversees this important area within the hotel. You have also praised us on our food, this is down to our chef (Andy), he constantly maintains high standards with food prep and presentation. Lastly you made special praise in regards to... More 

Warfield
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The six of us went on this break to have some fun, relax, and enjoy each others company. This is the 3rd. time we have been to the Howden and once again were not disappointed. Peter ,Gail ,Brian and Val are excellent hosts and make you feel very much at home. The rooms are very comfortable, entertainment very good ,and... More 

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

Great review guys. Thank you. We are always grateful to those guests who keep returning to stay with us. This more than anything lets us know that we are offering an end product that you want. It may not suit everyone, but most people will hopefully enjoy their stay at Howden Court Hotel. Your only slightly negative is the lack... More 

windsor uk
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us spent 4 nights at the Howden Court from January 8th. the reason, to have a break, and that's what we did. It's our 3rd visit and that says it all, we wouldn't go back if we didn't enjoy it. Peter, Gail, Brian and Val, the hosts with the most, greet everybody as friends, The rooms are very... More 

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

Thanks for a fantastic review. It is always a pleasure to welcome back guests who have stayed with us before. The initial barriers have been broken down and on many occasions first name terms are engaged on both sides which makes for a more informal atmosphere that many guests really like. Your group of 6 guests provide a great mix... More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandson and I travelled from Western Australia to spend christmas with my brother, his good lady and his daughter at Howden Court, Torquay. I have not had christmas with my brother for 46 years. Wonderful hosts, wonderful food, excellent entertainment over the christmas stay. I highly recommend a stay at this hotel. Luck permitting I will do it again!!!!... More 

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

Thank you very much for your great review you have posted via TripAdvisor. We understand that you had travelled all the way from Australia to spend Christmas with your brother and his wife at Howden Court Hotel. This was such a special occasion to meet and spend a family Christmas together, we are really happy that everything went well and... More 

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife & I have arrived home from a most fantastic Xmas break. This was not only our first Christmas away from home but also our first visit to the Howden Court hotel, but it will definitely not be our last. Peter and Gail, the hosts, were more than friendly and made us feel like part of their family from... More 

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

An absolutely fantastic review. We are so grateful that you have taken the time to provide your comments. We do strive to provide a special time over the Christmas period and the Christmas decorations help to give the special effect. You have stated several items of praise: the friendliness, the great atmosphere, Brian our ents manager, the chef and his... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The Howden Court is a friendly hotel that focuses on looking after its retired customers superbly well. The hotel is family owned and they run it very hands on. I've stayed there several times and the standard never varies. As a result I've booked again over Christmas.

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

Thank you for your kind review. We do like to see our regular guests return time and again. The saying 'arrive as strangers, depart as friends' can be used over and over at Howden Court Hotel and in many other establishments around the world that care for their guests. We do hope you have a lovely stay with us over... More 

Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Had a great time, the hotel was decorated like it was santa's house. The people running the hotel were very kind freindly and helpful. Torquay town/seafront is only a short walk down the hill. The food was very nice, entertainment good, hotel rooms cosy. Would stay here again. It would be nice if they also did a tinsel & turkey... More 

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

A great review, thank you. You have used words to describe your stay such as: Friendly, helpful, nice food, good entertainment, cosy room etc. All positive comments that we really appreciate. Your only small negative observation during your stay was the fact that you were possibly the youngest in the group. Our Turkey & Tinsel breaks are aimed at an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

We have just had a fantastic coach trip with Abacus coaches to the Howden court. As we drove up to the hotel we were met by Peter who was the owner he made us feel so welcome and we hadn't even got off the coach . As we entered the hotel we were then met by Brian who again was... More 

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

Wow! What a fantastic review. What can I say, you have given us so much 'fantastic' praise - THANK YOU. Whether there are 10 guests or 60 guests we aim to provide the same level of service and high standards. We appreciate that your holiday is a special time. Guests may have saved up really hard to afford a holiday.... More 

lincolnshire
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My wife & myself have just returned from a 5 day break at the howden court with abacus coaches. Only downside was only 24 people on the coach and being the only coach there that week made it appear thin on the ground. Now for the upside. Fantastic hotel fantastic staff fantastic food in fact everything was fantastic. With only... More 

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

Another great review, thank you. You have started with the comments '1st Class'...we know that this refers to the friendly atmosphere we hope to create as normal along with the hotel Christmas decorations which we always try to excel with. Christmas is a special time and so we do go all out to make the hotel look and feel special,... More 

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Address: Croft Road, Torquay TQ2 5UD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Howden Court Hotel Torquay, Devon
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
#9 Family Hotel in Torquay
#26 Romantic Hotel in Torquay

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