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The Babbacombe Royal Hotel

31 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
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Ranked #89 of 154 Torquay B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
gail_turner3 Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 

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

stayed 1 night in room 8 fantastic facilities very large room,very quiete even though your above a pub,normally stay at the premier inn,but this hotel gave us a better nights sleep,food was excellent,staff very friendly,and the 2 young waitresses were exceptionally well mannered,only moan I had to myself was the shower was pretty weak on the pressure,could do with looking... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small room with noisey kitchen vent outside window. Ensuite-shower and toilet but basin in room. No bedside lights and plug not working. Could not get coffee in bar at 10pm as barman had turned coffee machine off at 9.30 he said. Hotel in great position but needs rethink.

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

Dear Jackie We are sorry to hear that there were aspects of your stay with us which did not meet your expectations. The room that you booked does suffer from extraction noise during kitchen opening hours. This is a fact that we have never tried to hide and is clearly stated on the room description on all websites including our... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location. Walks down to beach on your doorstep. Lovely sea view. Clean and simple rooms with tea and coffee making facilities. Parking on the premises although limited. Room we had was quite snug, but bathroom was big.

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

We attended a family wedding in Babbacombe & booked a 2 night stay, the hotel was perfect for our requirements, we had room 8 with a sea view, the room & bathroom was spotless.. The staff were very pleasant. I would highly recommend & would stay again!

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

Greeted well and taken to room. Given a key to let ourselves in and out as we pleased. Room was spotlessly clean and the bathroom, the towels were lovely and fluffy, we didn't use the television at all.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Royal Hotel is in a lovely position on cliff top overlooking bay. Room was very clean with tea/coffee making and freeview television. Our second visit and not last.If you want entertainment go to the hotel next door which has Elvis impersonators and others.Very good.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The location was very good and the views from the hotel was stunning, the staff were all very friendly and helpful. The local bus service number 32 takes you into Torquay and surrounding areas, runs frequently and is good value for money, we would definitely stay there again.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Stopped by for lunch while visiting, the area for the day, food was absolutely amazing, hot and plenty of it, staff was great, friendly and always smiling, very clean and tidy hotel, I will definitely return next time I'm in the area. Well done.

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