We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel De La Mer

16 Babbacombe Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3SJ, England
Hotel De La Mer
Write a Review

55 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    39
    8
    4
    3
    1
See reviews for
16
20
3
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (16)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (55)
  • Mar-May only
    (18)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (11)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (15)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (11)
All months
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 1st ever coach holiday. Just got back. Can't praise this hotel enough. Fantastic staff. Great atmosphere. Lovely, spotless room. Delicious, freshly made home cooked food. Would definitely recommend. I'm looking forward to going again. Soon as I can get to the booking office.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rainham, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent Easter weekend here on a coach trip. Very friendly, family run hotel. Bedroom and public areas clean and inviting. Food was very good, fresh and well-cooked with a choice of menu at breakfast and dinner, and second helpings offered at every meal. All-in-all a very warm and welcoming hotel with exceptional staff.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel De La Mer over the easter weekend, never been before, but what a pleasant surprise! ! We was greeted by Sue the proprietor, what a lovely lady and busy mother of 4!! I was with my mom whom i shared a room with and my daughter and niece, they shared a room! The beds where... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Pontypool, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Went on a mystery coach trip and ended up at this family run little place , what a lovely warm welcome we all had ,tea and coffee on arrival and a welcome speech from susan :) the place was warm and clean and the food was delicious and plenty of it too , all the staff were polite and just... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
lancashire
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We stayed here on a 5 day coach trip in January 2015 and had a most enjoyable stay .The food was plentiful and of excellent quality, and the staff were wonderful .The hotel was clean and welcoming. My only criticism would be that our twin room was rather too narrow for 2 beds however for a 4 night stay it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Raglan, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

once again wonderful new year stay.. to much food will have to go on diet many thanks Kandy the guide dog loved the extra sausages. will be taking a coach for turkey and tinsel in October. and hoping to return next new year.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had a 3 night stay at the Hotel De La Mer from 30 Dec - 2 Jan. It was homely, fun, and the food was fabulous as always. We have stayed here many times and have made friends with countless others who also stay multiple times. You really can't beat the value for money and the quality and quantity... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is a welcoming friendly hotel. The food is fab, and the staff great really enjoyed our stay and all being well will go there again in the spring. The decorations were the best we have ever seen in any hotel and the evening entertainment was great especially the brass band on Xmas night.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chester, England, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

such a fantastic getaway , out all day on excursions then back to a delightful winter wonderland . the hotel was tastefully decorated for xmas and there was entertainment every night. the food was more than enough and they came round with extras if anyone needed them. the xmas dinner was a xmas dinner and we got Christmas presents as... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Grimsby, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is our second visit to De la Mer & it was fabulous.Good accomodation & a great choice of food all beautifully prepared.Family run & great staff who are very helpful & attentive.The entertainment was super,& another visit to the Babbacombe Theatre was thoroughly enjoyed by all.We even had a visit from Santa (Luke's children dressed as Santa)who gave us... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

18 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (7)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (11)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (10)

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question