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The Osborne Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hesketh Crescent | Meadfoot ,south Devon, Torquay TQ1 2LL, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cape Cod, MA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, it has character. I only wanted a comfortable room and a quiet restaurant and the Osborne provided both very well. The location is ideal for the traveler and the view is without a doubt stunning. The dining room staff and front office desk were very helpful and accommodating.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having thought the osborne looked so glorious overlooking meadfoot bay, and coupled with a cleverly deceptive website, the Osborne fails in so many levels, and that's a huge shame, the interior is tired and the decor is very dated, common areas in the hotel lack any sign of investment, restaurant and reception staff attitudes are aloof and disinterested, the only... More 

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Oldbury, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

doing my bit during half term holiday, decided to try out Torquay/ Ilfracombe. Hotel very impressive from the outside, reminds one of Bath. Good sea view from room, I booked a family room which has adjoining room with 2 single beds, ideal for 2 young kids. Room standard good, bed linen very clean and in general 3/4 star. Hotel staff... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The hotel was lovely and clean, our bedroom was lovely with wonderful views. Room service was a bit slow but the amenities were great we got the swimming pool all to ourselves. I would recommend a stay here. The restaurant was lovely too.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

There is a reason that The Osborne Hotel website does NOT show full photographs of its rooms and hotel facitlies! THERE IS NO WARM WELCOME HERE! We visited and found the hotel and our suite to be TIRED, facilities and equipment RUSTY AND STAINED, with BADLY WORN CARPET, our SUITE was DIRTY with ONLY basic amenities. Staff were ABSENT, UNHELPFUL,... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Just returned from very enjoyable 2 night stay in this lovely hotel . Room large and all amenities . Use of sauna and indoor heated pool with the nicest towels ever been provided . Staff were very friendly and helpful ( phones taxis etc ) Didn't have evening meals but breakfasts were amazing . Very varied choice . Would definitely... More 

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Anthony G, General Manager at The Osborne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anne D It was heartening to read the kind words you wrote in your review. I will pass on your praise to the team at The Osborne. I look forward to meeting you during your next stay at the hotel. With thanks. Anthony G More 

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night on 24th October 2014 and it was a lovely start to our half term break with our 7 year old daughter. A fantastic location overlooking Meadfoot Beach, the building is very impressive as you drive in and the grounds are beautiful. Very welcoming and helpful staff. We stayed in Donegal on the 3rd floor,... More 

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Anthony G, General Manager at The Osborne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sarah S Thank you for taking the time to write the lovely review for my hotel. I was pleased to read that you and your family had a relaxing time and were well looked after by the team at The Osborne Hotel. I have recently taken on the role of General Manager at the hotel and it is my... More 

cheltenham england
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Booked in for a chill out weekend . Osborne hotel was great , staff nice , room good , great view across the bay, only 2 things to gripe about , shower in our room not much pressure and controls hard to turn. Evening meal on Friday great , breakfast both mornings great , evening meal on Saturday night had... More 

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Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States
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116 reviews 116 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed in the Haldon Room facing the water and across from the patio area. Tennis courts are directly behind it and the registration entrance is below. The room has three large double hung windows that lead to a tiny balcony just big enough to accommodate a chaise sideways. Lovely for morning coffee or afternoon nap. The carpet is in... More 

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Esher, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There are two aspects to this very imposing building set on the cliff overlooking Meadfoot Bay , the 4 star hotel and the adjoining time share apartment block . Our stay was I n the hotel and was good , even though we had a rear view room , the aspect of which is nothing special. So for full enjoyment... More 

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Address: Hesketh Crescent | Meadfoot ,south Devon, Torquay TQ1 2LL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Osborne Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Osborne Hotel Torquay
The Osborne Hotel Torquay, Devon
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
#11 Business Hotel in Torquay
#16 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
#26 Romantic Hotel in Torquay

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