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Babbacombe Bay Hotel

33 - 35 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
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Ranked #97 of 150 Torquay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Nicola E Leicester, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Me and my partner decided to get away for the bank holiday and stayed at this hotel for two nights. This hotel is one of the nicest I have ever stayed in.. Offering an amazing view of the bay, gorgeous food and excellent service! The hotel has recently been refurbished with every room finished to a very high standard. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great boutique hotel. We hadn't book for our trip to Babbacombe & were only staying one night and when we entered the reception we were amazed at the quality of the furnishing & finish of this hotel. The receptionist was very friendly & offered to show us the room before we booked - our only criteria that... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Without doubt, the best café in Torquay – such a pleasant addition to Babbacombe! Exceeds expectations... really setting the standard – staff, menu, venue, everything. Tasty burger in a brioche, homemade coleslaw, veggie options, all spot on. Thanks to whoever is behind this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012 via mobile

We chose to book a last minute trip with our two young children to babbacombe last week and this hotel was recommended to us by a neighbouring hotel who were fully booked (what a stroke of luck as it would take an awful lot to beat our experience at the babbacombe bay hotel!) We spoke to roy and explained we... More

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Redditch, England, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

turned up one afternoon looking for a room, and the hotel luckily enough was empty! We were offered a choice of rooms, and all were stunning. The staff were more than helpful and the room we chose was one with the steps to the roof terrace, stunning. The massive bed was incredibly comfortable and although the bathroom didn't actually have... More

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torquay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Someone on the internet has copied this hotel's website and is saying it's closed. We found out quite the opposite. Roy could not have been more welcoming, and though the weather wasn't great we had a fantastic time. The rooms really are as lovely as they look on the [right] website and the views are second to none. An awful... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

We turned up on the doorstep at 8 pm at night on 20th July 2012 and were welcomed warmly by Roy. He gave us the choice of two lovely rooms and we opted for a beautiful large room with a sea view - with a shower room to die for. Well equipped with a basket of fluffy white towels. Very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Stayed here from 7-9 July and this is a little gem right on the cliff top with fabulous views. Ok it's more of a luxury B&B than a hotel as it doesn't have a bar or a restaurant at the moment but the breakfast was great and Roy and his team are very welcoming. Nothing is rushed and you can't... More

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Manchester, UK
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

My sister and I stayed here for four nights 24 to 29th june. Roy the owner was very welcoming. We stayed in the balcony room which would be good as a family room as it had a king sized bed and a single bed, Its a lovely light room with a big bathroom and shower. The room also has a... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

We chose this hotel based on the pictures on its website, location and its views and the fact that most of the reviews are good. Roy the owner made us a most welcome cup of tea on arrival. The room was lovely as were the views – cleanliness was questionable, the top of the wardrobe was thickly covered with dust!... More

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Additional Information about Babbacombe Bay Hotel

Also Known As:
Babbacombe Bay Hotel Torquay, Devon
Address: 33 - 35 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #97 of 150 B&Bs / Inns in Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Under new ownership during 2013, Babbacombe Bay Hotel has been skilfully and completely refurbished to become one of the most elegant, bespoke hotels in the bay. It has all the luxury of a small hotel but retains the intimate charm and welcoming feel of a comforting guesthouse. The hotel offers striking, panoramic views of the coastline and is situated at the heart of many local attractions in the English Riviera. Babbacombe Bay boasts 10 luxurious rooms all dressed with chic and contemporary furnishings and thoughtful little touches. Our cafe offers a delicious dining experience for guests and the public alike; whilst the private roof terrace serves up a unique, sublime atmosphere and delivers the ultimate experience in relaxation for our guests. Discover the elegance of The Babbacombe Bay Hotel and the beauty of the surrounding area. The ideal location for a short, quiet break or relaxing weekend away in one of Devon's most striking locations. ... more   less 
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