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The Babbacombe Royal Hotel

31 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Camborne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have just stayed 2 nights at this hotel,the bedroom was spotlessly clean, the food was fantastic and the staff were very friendly.I would not hesitate to stay at this hotel again, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely warm greeting, room was clean and functional. Bed was very comfortable, bathroom immaculate with very clean, soft white towels. Tea and coffee making facilities available. Flat screen TV. All in all exactly what we needed for a short stay.

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Bradford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've just had a 3 night stay at The Royal and we were delighted with everything. It's a traditional hotel with traditional values that we really appreciated. We were in room 8, which has stunning sea views. The room has everything you need and is very clean. The ensuite bathroom is very modern and is cleaned to the highest standards... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

hi we stayed here last sunday 9,08,15 we had a great welcome from all the staff and they even let us have our room 2 hours early,i think it was the manageress who was also very helpful to show us to our room, the room was modern and very clean the bathroom was also modern and cleaned to a high... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading the reviews on here, I was dreading getting room number 3. As my luck, that was what me and my other half got. It was loud due to the extractor fans outside the window, very stuffy, with a strange smell that was only consistent in the room. Very small and shower was useless! Would have been more power... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been let down by our regular hotel for business trips to Torquay my hopes weren't high for a last minute availability hotel in the area however I was very pleasantly surprised. Arriving late I was efficiently checked in & shown to my room by the friendly chap behind the bar. My room was enormous, spotlessly clean & had a... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the staff were very friendly and helpful. Room was very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Views across the bay are stunning. Bar and restaurant are good with plenty of outside seating. Easy parking. Only fault we could find was that they gave us too much food.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a sea view room which had stunning views all across Lyme Bay and down to Portland Bill. Excellent service spotlessly clean, and a great full English.!Would definitely recommend this one on the Downs right about a lovely bay.

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely hotel with great views over Babbacombe Downs and the sea. Spacious, clean room with lovely walk-in shower. Staff very friendly, free parking, great location close to bars/restaurants. On bus route to Torquay, where there are also some lovely bars/restaurants, especially in the harbour area. Have stayed at this hotel 4 or 5 times now and would definitely recommend it.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The room was around 30 degree when I arrived and you couldn't open the window because of all the noise from the ventilation! The manager couldn't be bothered to help. No one to check me out at 7.15. Terrible hotel!

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Babbacombe R, Owner at The Babbacombe Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Our first terrible review from a truly terrible guest - such a shame there isn't a website called guest advisor! I can only hope that as anyone can read from our other reviews this one is far from the truth as many of our lovely guests will confirm. Firstly we have to admit that yes Room 3 suffers from some... More 

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