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Torquay Backpackers Hostel

119 Abbey Road, Torquay TQ2 5NP, England
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Ranked #20 of 30 Specialty Lodging in Torquay
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Boyfriend and I stayed at Torquay backpackers in August 2014 and we had a very good experience. The hostel is centrally located, only 5 minutes walk from the main beach and the harbour area where you can find all the shops and the pubs. It has good facilites: a well equipped kitchen, a Tv lounge with plenty of dvds... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 4 nights at this hostel in August. I booked online a bunk bed in a 4 bed female dormitory and paid £20/night. Upon arrival, I was given the key to my room and was shown my bunk bed by a member of staff, which to my surprise was in a 6 bed dormitory. I insisted to be given... More

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SeanTwomey, Owner at Torquay Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Firstly can I apologise your stay here didn't meet your expectations. To clear up a few points, you did book a 4 bed female dorm but you were the only person who had booked this and as it was in August we were fully booked. Due to increased demand... More

Czech Republic
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We spend there with my boyfriend in a double room about two weeks in the first half of the year 2014. The location of the hostel was OK, it was on the hill, near the centre of Torquay – a smaller, picturesque and coastal town (with around 65 000 inhabitants). You could do all the near sightseeing simply on foot,... More

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SeanTwomey, Owner at Torquay Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us such a kind review. I'm glad you enjoyed your time here and look forward to seeing you again! More

Cairo, Egypt
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I stayed at this place for 2 weeks and I really liked. The staff is very cool making a good environment. I felt at home. Great space to make friendship. Lots of backpackers from all around the world. location is also a good thing. It's just 10 minutes or less from the bay and beach.

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Thank you for leaving us such a positive review! More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I checked in for a couple nights but extended my stay as I enjoyed it so much, the staff and residents were so friendly, it has a great sense of community and it feels like home. The staff were really accommodating and everything was clean and comfortable. great facilities with large dining room, lounge and a pool table outside! brilliant... More

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SeanTwomey, Owner at Torquay Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Amy for your kind review. Hope to see you soon! More

Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I love Torquay Backpackers and have stayed several times, for stays between 1 night to 6 weeks! Sean (owner) goes out of his way to make sure everyone has a good stay. I once phoned him after reception closed when I was stuck in Exeter, (Exeter backpackers wouldn't let me stay because I didn't have ID) and he came to... More

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SeanTwomey, Owner at Torquay Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a nice review! Hope to see you during the summer for a few mojitos :-) More

Reykjavik, Iceland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

A fantastic hostel with friendly staff and a homey atmosphere. It was fun and easy to meet other travellers or long term people staying at the hostel. The kitchen was usually very clean too, so you can cook happily.

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SeanTwomey, Owner at Torquay Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Hope to see you again soon! More

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We arrived a few hours earlier than we had anticipated and were told by the person at reception that this was not a problem, we could check into our room early. As there were four of us travelling together we had booked a private room with an en-suite. We left all of our belongings in the room, locked up, and... More

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SeanTwomey, Owner at Torquay Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Firstly can I apologise that you had a negative experience with us. We do our best to ensure that all guests have an enjoyable stay here. Unfortunately this situation occurred from a very simple misunderstanding and snowballed into something of a fiasco! The review is surprisingly accurate and I don't question anything the reviewer has said, but there are two... More

Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Facilities inside the hostel are very good. Amazing hostel in a really good location. There is lots to see and do without travelling far which is really great and useful. I really enjoyed my stay. all the people here are nice and easy to talk to. I would recommend this hostel to anyone who wants to spend time in by... More

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SeanTwomey, Owner at Torquay Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice review. Hope to see you and Alex soon. More

Sao Paulo, SP
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I stayed a couple of days there in a nice big dorm which has it's own bathroom, probably the best room in the house although the shared bathrooms are always clean as well. The staff was always very friendly so I always had someone to talk to or to go somewhere with. The common kitchen, dining room, lounge and beer... More

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SeanTwomey, Owner at Torquay Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again soon! More

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Address: 119 Abbey Road, Torquay TQ2 5NP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
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