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Anchorage Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Aveland Road, Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3PT, England
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Ranked #84 of 95 Hotels in Torquay
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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daventry,united kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had three excellent days at Anchorage Hotel.My friend and myself had single rooms,warm,clean and comfortable.Staff were very busy,but were friendly helpful and polite.Food was excellent,hot and adequate portions.Entertainment on all evenings was very enjoyable.Would happily return here at anytime

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Firstly may I thank the Anchorage Hotel in Babbacombe for alerting me to what life could be like if I’m poor when I’m old and I end up in one of the less salubrious state funded old people’s homes. I’m afraid this review is rather long since I feel I have rather a lot to say. Skip to the next... More

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s.wales
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Have travelled on Gibbons mystery before and found them very good..This was a big let down,first night menu Fresh Fried Cod,I think it was frozen.Breakfast next morning hot food on cold plates ie cold food.bar left unattended several times,[lack of staff] rooms ok .THIS NOT GIBBONS USUAL STANDARD..

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Clean pleasant hotel we visited from the 5-8-2014 to the 7-8-2014. Nice pool,lounge bar area.The dinning -room was very pleasant but they were very understaffed and the breakfast was very small,in particular the cereal portions Cold toast ,paper thin and the first morning the breakfast was stone cold..Also in the evening in the bar one man,Jammie seemed to be ruuning... More

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Stayed here with a small group of friends overall we had a nice stay no problems , staff were all lovely location is a cheap taxi ride away from torquay town centre , rooms were fine a bit small but ok for sleeping .pool was good aswell , didn't stay for the entertainment , breakfast did the job filled us... More

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Castleford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Average hotel with friendly staff who work very hard . The place needs some investment as it is quite dated . As others have commented the food portions were very misery and not of high quality . Overall though we had a nice stay here .

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Plymouth uk
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94 reviews 94 reviews
27 hotel reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Came here with friends and family on a special shearings self drive.just after Christmas. Lovely staff, clean rooms. Food was small and the toast mouldy, yek. St I'll had a fan time and would go back again.

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Herts.
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I paid £39 for a single room with breakfast. This is a good deal but the normal rate is higher. Staff were friendly and helpful. There is a pool but I didn't use it so cannot comment on what it's like. I had room 6 which is actually a twin. The window looks inwards to a flat roof and a... 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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