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The Palace Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3TG, England
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Ranked #70 of 98 hotels in Torquay
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Diane S Nottingham, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I recently spent a short family break at this marvellous hotel, with family members ranging from 22 to 87 years old. There are so many facilities and there was something for everyone. I particularly enjoyed both the indoor and outdoor pools, while my husband and son played golf. We all played table tennis and indoor and outdoor tennis. Fabulous! In... More

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Tarporley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel lobby looks impressive. Staff friendly but literally the worst hotel room I have ever seen. Small. Cold. Cheap bed. Tiny tv. Tiny bathroom. Flat pillows. Thin blanket. Stained carpet. Flaking paintwork. Awful. Never again. Don't believe the website!

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Shepley, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is truly the definition of lost grandeur, old and tired is the best description and eating in such a cavernous room leave little atmosphere. The food was OK but eating out and looking for better atmospheres is an absolute.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just had a 4 day break at the Palace and thoroughly enjoyed it .The food was excellent as was the staff and the rooms,though a bit outdated , were fine..We also took advantage of the activities that were available for all guests I.e.indoor/outdoor pools,golf,table tennis,snooker. I would heartily recommend this place to anyone of any age,and I hope that the... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok so this wasn't our first choice to stop but as it was last choice as all the hotels was full we gave it a vg rating cuss overall its good its main problem is that the hotel is in need of up dating we had no issues with how clean the food was posh nosh siver service no less... More

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel, with beautiful gardens. Room was absolutely spotless, very spacious, and had everything we needed. 24 hour room service came in handy when we fancied a bottle of Chardonnay upon returning from eating out... Though this unfortunately meant we then missed breakfast. Hotel is well situated, and close by to the bars, restaurants and main sea front, which is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a week at the Palace - this time travelling as a family with 2 teenage girls. From the moment we arrived and saw our lovely adjoining garden-view rooms and the sun shining, we knew we were in for a great time. We loved spending sunny days by the outdoor pool, in-between rounds of golf and... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked last minute as travelling Devon and Cornwall. Thought we would be safe with a 4* hotel How wrong could we be the place needs millions spending on it to bring it up to standard. The outside of the building very shabby though have to say the hotel ground well kept. The hotel had a damp smell about it which... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this hotel last week less than 24 hours before we were due to stay . We had been completely let down with a booking we have for The Imperial so switched to this hotel. We could only have a standard room on the first night as that was all was available, and then move to a garden view... More

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
10 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights last march and came back this month . We loved the place yes it is old and tired but we will definitely come back . Yes furnitures and decorations are all out of date but they more than that . The staff are all very helpful from the reception PETER , the front desk MR... More

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Address: Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3TG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Palace Hotel 4*
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Palace Hotel Torquay
Hotel Palace Torquay
The Palace Hotel Torquay, Devon

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