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The Daylesford

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60, Bampfylde Road, Torquay TQ2 5AY, England
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Ranked #26 of 154 Torquay B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Carz84 Melbourne, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked a room at the Daylesford only 3 weeks ago after an original booking at another local B&B that we made in January fell through. Jane and Martin welcomed us after a long flight from Australia and long drive to Torquay. Each day we were treated to a yummy full English breakfast, delicious fruit salads and homemade cake. Beds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very welcoming from arriving after a long journey to going home Jane and Martin could not do enough for us the breakfast was lovely and plenty of it our room cleaned everyday with fresh towels and tea / coffee making facilities very good value will stay here again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely stay we had at the daylesford.Jane and Martin are wonderful hosts.The hotel is in a good location,they serve a great breakfast and the rooms are very clean and bed comfy.We would highly recommend this b&b and the 4 stars it has,is well deserved. Val and Garry Liversidge from Leeds

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Martin K, Owner at The Daylesford, responded to this review

Thanks Garry & Val, it's really good of you to have taken the time to write this lovely review about our guest house. We really appreciate it and are happy to have had you visit us. Jane & Martin More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked two rooms as there were 4 of us and both were immaculately clean and had everything that you would need. The breakfasts were high quality and delicious. The hosts, Martin and Jane were very welcoming and helpful with good tips on things to see and restaurant recommendations. The location was only a 15 minute walk to the harbour... More 

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Martin K, Owner at The Daylesford, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and would be delighted to welcome you and your family back if you ever visit the area again. Jane & Martin More 

Banstead, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Daylesford is a spotlessly clean B&B run by Jane and Martin who welcome you like long lost friends. The rooms are homely and comfortable with lovely soft bed linen and towels. Breakfast is delicious, both the full English and the many other alternatives on offer and Jane's banana cake is a tasty bonus. Jane and Martin are very knowledgeable... More 

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Martin K, Owner at The Daylesford, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. We are pleased you feel like friends and look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Devon. Jane & Martin More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We have just returned from a long weekend in Torquay with family. The Daylesford is a wonderful homely place to stay, immaculate rooms. A warm greeting on arrival with tea and lovely cake, we were impressed Jane & Martin remember everyone's name and greeted us personally on every occasion. A really lovely selection of breakfasts each morning and a fab... More 

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Martin K, Owner at The Daylesford, responded to this review

Thanks for this lovely review Carole & Stuart; it's always lovely to have a whole family here and we're glad you felt at home. Remember next time to let us know in advance if you need a restaurant reservation for a large party. See you all next time. Jane & Martin More 

Walsall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Daylesford is a wonderful classy, elegant bed and breakfast. My partner and I traveled on a Friday afternoon and were greeted by name, with Tea and home made Chocolate Brownies. We were shown to our room (The Green room) which was on the ground floor and immaculately clean with a lovely en-suite with toiletries provided. Breakfast the following morning... More 

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Martin K, Owner at The Daylesford, responded to this review

Thanks Steve, it's really good of you to take the time to give us this lovely review. We look forward to your next visit. Martin & Jane More 

Wickford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Many thanks to Martin and Jane for making both myself and a colleague very welcome at the Daylesford. The rooms were spotless and extremely nice with plenty of room.. They were really attentive to our requirements especially at breakfast ...where nothing was any trouble and ensured that we were satisfied with our food... Would highly recommend this hotel to anyone... More 

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Martin K, Owner at The Daylesford, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write this great review. We hope you get the opportunity to exhibit again next year and we would be delighted to welcome you back. Martin & Jane More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Hard to find fault,there aren't any !! Very welcoming,spotlessly clean,beautiful room,great breakfast that sets you up for the day,great location too,will definetely return !! We weren't too familiar with the area but Jane and Martin suggested trips/places of interest,we packed so much in our 2 days there.

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Martin K, Owner at The Daylesford, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your weekend. Thanks for the review and we look forward to next time. Martin & Jane More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I recently spent a few days at this hotel as l was on a conference. The attention to detail was amazing. Spotlessly clean.Tastefully decorated. Good hearty breakfast with plenty of choice. Yes l would stay here again.

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Martin K, Owner at The Daylesford, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review. We do hope you are able to exhibit next year and would love to see you again. Jane & Martin More 

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