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Anchorage Hotel

2.0 of 5 Aveland Road, Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3PT, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars NEW

I booked this hotel last minute for a weekend away because of the location and the price. It was clean and comfortable and the breakfast was very good but it did feel a little unloved and understaffed, perhaps this was because we visited out of season. We enjoyed our stay, the Saturday night entertainment was an unexpected bonus and it... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
41 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok the Anchorage is not the sort of hotel I would normally stay in but my local football club were playing at Torquay United around the corner so around ten of us booked for two nights. What a impressed me was the staff they worked like Trojans too ensure all guests were looked after well done. My room was warm... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I have just returned from a 3 night mystery break from our our local travel agency , having already sampled the very basic meals served last Nov on a Turkey and Tinsel break ( i will never go on one again } My friends and I would never have booked this trip had we known we were returning to this... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Although the food was excellent and entertainment was good, our room (24) wasn't great and response of management to notifications of problems seemed to be to ignore them. Our bathroom curtain (stained and dirty) didn't meet in the middle when we went to close them, a 9" gap was left. On reporting this to 2 separate people on 2 separate... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Thank you to Daryl and all the staff for the excellent new year lunch and afternoon tea you provided for St Andrews ladies Club today. Everyone had a great time and the food was wonderful. Lovely and hot! Music and dancing with Hilary was the icing on cake!

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MAGNETIC ISLAND
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Having previously taken a short summer break and also celebrated the start of the 2014 New Year at this hotel we again returned for the 2015 New Year celebrations along with many of the same guests some of whom having come each year for over 20 years. This is a beautifully family run hotel which has a great relaxing atmosphere... More 

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blackpool
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129 reviews 129 reviews
31 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We stayed here for four nights the food was excellent unfortunately the service was very slow we were told a previous manager had left taking with him many of the waiting on staff It seemed that we were left with people who were learning the ropes It depended were you were sat before you got served ours was always the... More 

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Blackpool
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Just returned from a four night Turkey and Tinsel festive break. Really helpfull staff,clean comfortable room,newly re furnished lounge area. Very good meals. We have been using this hotel for around twenty years now and must say that it is improving each time we visit. The family offer a very good package over and above the tarrifs charged. Excellent value... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I chose the Anchorage based on value and little thought about it other than being a roof over my head while exploring the shops and attractions of Torquay during the day. This is now one of my favorite hotels after the excellent experience and value. The management was courteous, helpful, and went above and beyond my expectations and needs. The... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We have just arrived back home from our 5 day stay at the Anchorage Hotel and we had a fabulous time. The coach journey down with Rob driving was great. We could not fault either trip there and back we had every confidence in Rob. The Hotel was equal to the job the whole of the staff was fantastic very... More 

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Address: Aveland Road, Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3PT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Anchorage Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Minotel Torquay
Torquay Minotel
Anchorage Hotel Torquay, Devon

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