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The Grand Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sea Front, Torquay TQ2 6NT, England
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Ranked #63 of 98 hotels in Torquay
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We came back to The Grand for a 3 night summer break in June having previously stayed in late September a couple of years ago. We were satisfied then and wondered how it would be in the summer. We were not disappointed. A spacious sea-view room was good value - we did find however that the previous, probably portly incumbent,... More

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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have stayed at the Grand Hotel a number of times usually for short breaks of 2-3 nights and dependent on the rates Dinner Bed and Breakfast. The first time was striking as the atmosphere said Agatha Christie the furnishings and the decor gives the 30s feel with lots of timber panelling Booking was easy and if you get the... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived by train on a sunny saturday in july. Arriving earlier than the booking in time the reception were very helpful and took care of our bags. Placing them into our room ready for our arrival later in the afternoon. Towels provided for pool great room, comfortable bed with a nice see view. Did not have dinner in hotel... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here last year and it was okay. But having read the reviews on Trip Advisor it had seemingly gone downhill so this years holiday we opted to stay elsewhere in Torquay. I'm glad we did. We decided to go back to the Grand just for a Devon Tea as from what we remembered last year it was exceptional.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here in April 2014. The hotel was lovely and the location was perfect over looking the bay and a short walk from local shops and restaurants. The room was clean with a very comfy bed and a cosy feel to it. We only used the restaurant for breakfast which was included in the price of... More

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Warlingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at The Grand Hotel before over the years, but somehow the glory that once was is fading away rapidly. Having negotiated a reasonable rate direct with The Grand, I was rather disappointed with the double room we received. The view from our room was completely non-existent and the fixture and fittings had all seen far better days... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel as part of a large conference. Our first floor room was large with a sea view but in places the grandeur was fading. Whilst we had a recently upgraded bathroom, the rest of the room was starting to show its age. During our stay we visited a number of other rooms and its true to... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my boyfriend have just returned from a relaxing 3 nights at The Grand Hotel, Torquay (July 2014). The hotel is dated and in need of some TLC, this hotel is rated as four star and needs upgrading. I understand if they are wanting to keep a classic, old look but ripped carpet and stained wallpaper is unacceptable. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming to Torquay for 3 decades now and have always walked past the Grand Hotel, wondering what it was like and whether it lived up to its "grand" title. Well, I'm pleased to say that it does. I stayed here for 4 nights recently and found the staff extremely friendly, the food delicious and the rooms clean. The... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So my parents had booked a one night stay in room/ suite 100 as mother is disabled and was told they would have grab rails in bathroom around toliet and shower this was made very clear when booking and considering the one night b&b cost £278 you would expect the room to be right especaily when the guest arriving is... More

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Address: Sea Front, Torquay TQ2 6NT, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Grand Hotel 4*
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Amenities

Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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#15 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay #22 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 4 Star, AA Rosette Grand Hotel occupies pride of place on the Torquay seafront, commanding majestic views over the bay and out to sea. It has undergone restoration; the result is a perfect blend of modernity mixed with the opulence and grandeur of bygone days, when hotels were the places for society to be seen. In addition, The Grand has one of the most advanced conference facilities in the south west, accommodating from 4 to 300 delegates. ... more   less 
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