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Cavendish Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HN, England
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Ranked #78 of 98 hotels in Torquay
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Suzanne W Worcester, England, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Worcester, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They were filming the programme "The Hotel" on the couple of days we stayed so not sure if things would be different without the cameras. The hotel is a little dated and needs a make over. It was very clean however and has a friendly atmosphere. The majority of staff are welcoming and helpful. Found our waitress at breakfast liked... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in torquay and as a family often visit, for the relaxed friendly atmosphere. Whether we spend time in the out door pool, or spend an evening watching the entertainment, we are always welcomed by the staff. We spent last christmas here, the atmosphere was fun and relaxed and the kids loved the game rooms, the food is good,... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, after reading such bad reviews on here me family and I felt a bit dubious about going. The hotel staff are fantastic, Paul our waiter couldn't do enough for us, he is a star! The food was nice, as a chef myself I can be critical, was hot with plenty of choice! Too much actually could never decide what... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my 14yr old daughter have just got back from Alfa coach holiday to the Cavendish.I was a tad apprehensive having read reviews before going,ok it`s very dated and decor a bit manky but our twin room was clean and comfortable.we luckily had the indoor pool to ourselves one morning which was warm and clean,pity there wasn`t proper changing... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here as staff was very friendly and helpful and in walking distance to beach and town. Would have like to see more entertain for kids and have to say food not bad but meal times need to be longer especially as we in holiday and dinner finish at 8

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Evercreech, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read on Facebook that Mark Jenkins was going to be working at the Cavendish for 6 weeks in the Summer so I absolutely had to stay there! I initially tried to book online, then I called the Hotel, I spoke to Ian, he couldn't get into the reservation system so took my number to call me back - I... More

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start...... We booked this hotel through booking.com and arrived on the 5/8 for a 7 night stay. Lets just say that we didn't even take our luggage into the hotel, it has got to be the worse hotel we have ever experienced!! After being shown to our Room if thats what you could call it, we decided this... More

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was the worst hotel I have ever stayed in! ! After a long journey to get there we was approached by a lady informing us to sign a document because CH4 was filming . This was a start of what things were to be. We had only booked the night before and was not told of filming, if we... More

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

Stayed for 4 nights staff are really friendly do anything for you rooms ok.outside pool area i found great for the kids nice family hotel think the place could do with a makeova and do a little more entertainment for the children be overall not bad Thanks

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Andy R, Owner at Cavendish Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are hoping to do more for children. We hope to do more refurbishment over the winter months. We hope you enjoyed your stay and will consider us again in the future. Kind Regards Andy More

rustington,west sussex
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the room was shabby worn out disgusting The whole place needs gutting When we were checking in there had been terrible rain and a lady was telling reception the rain was coming threw the roof into her room their response....they gave her a bucket! my husband was served Hot meat pate when complained was told it had been frozen and... More

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Andy R, Owner at Cavendish Hotel, responded to this review

Firstly all I can say is we are so sorry. We totally understand your position and we have no excuses. Please will you telephone or contact us by email so we can try to put this right. We have been struggling this past couple of years hence the filming but it has in its own way caused stress to our... More

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Address: Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cavendish Hotel 3*
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Family-run two-star hotel only 400 m from the sea front and ten minutes from town. We have excellent facilities and nightly entertainment, our rates are very competitive and a large number of regular guests come back to us year after year. Groups and individuals welcome. ... more   less 
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