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The Babbacombe Royal Hotel

31 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
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Ranked #88 of 150 Torquay B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had sunday lunch here 24/8 family of 4 adults and 2 children. Lovely big table clean highchair provided for our youngest. Good choice of meat i chose beef but was a bit rare for me so didnt eat it. Great choice of vegetables, delicious cauliflower cheese and gravy was great. Would return again.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a meal here, food was good and portion sizes were better than expected. The 1 main complaint was the bar staff could take lessons on customer service from the young, polite and courteous waiting staff (Shannon), would visit again but not in a hurry.

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

very good location. rooms have good views over the downs from the front rooms, so check that you get one of these rooms, the room was clean and well equipped, good bar area and outside seating area with stunning views, would recommend this hotel.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Royal on 3.8.14, for a carvery. It was excellent. The beef was cooked just perfect. Veg & trimmings fantastic. Staff friendly. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Can not comment on Hotel itself, as locals will be back for more next weekend.

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Zaandijk, The Netherlands
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel tells no stories that are not made true. Look sharp and read carefully and you will not be suprised. We didnt.....and got the room without view. If only we read better!!! The people are experts, the food is good and the ambience tops it all. Siiting outside when the weather permits or inside if it gets colder. Nice... More

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

Didn't choose ourself as was a 2 night gift away from a relative, so unsure what to expect, but absolutely thrilled, high standard B&B, rooms high quality and well equipped,we had sea view it was amazing staff very friendly and accommodating, food in restaurant very good standard and again great service very impressed with overall stay will definitely be back... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hotel with sea view rooms. Rooms are good size clean, newly decorated. Breakfast was copious and staff attentive. Only down side was breakfast wasn't served until 9.0 so making a reasonable start to the day impossible. Street noise was noticable (it is a pub after all) until.midnight, but then nice and quiet.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This hotel is located on the Babbacombe Downs which gives it beautiful views over bay. The room was fine with comfortable beds and they erected a camp bed for our 9 year old son. The ensuite bathroom was clearly new and very clean. The staff were very helpful. The cooked breakfast was delicious, but it was served from 9-9.30 am... More

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great atmosphere and well presented rooms, this hotel was perfect for our 2 night get away. Restaurant food was very acceptable and the good friendly services can be recommended. Fantastic sea views, even though we had the smallest room left was perfect for us. Babbacombe bay has a dramatic drive down and fantastic scenery and Torquay is only a 10... More

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Bridport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

We stayed recently the room was lovely. Breakfast and evening food was good.. The view was amazing looking onto the sea. The rooms are a very good size. One downer was there was no where In the bathroom to plug in electric toothbrushes. Would definitely stay again and would recommend.

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Address: 31 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
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