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The Marstan

5.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   Meadfoot Sea Road, Torquay TQ1 2LQ, England
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Ranked #14 of 97 hotels in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
lilmissboo Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really pleased we booked The Marstan. Ian was very welcoming on our arrival. Lovely touch to be given a map and list of restaurants. Stayed in room 2 - compact double. Perfect for us as we were only in need of a base for the weekend. Comfortable bed. Large and clean bathroom. Breakfast was great. Cooked to order. Fresh coffee.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel all around the world staying in many hotels etc. The Marstan guest house is world class. Ian and Craig are fantastic hosts. We stayed in Room 6 the four poster bed room overlooking the Swimming pool and Hot tub. The room was spotlessey clean and well presented. We had a drink in the sung Bar before going out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here recently on a trip to Devon to attend a funeral. We were impressed by everything, from the beautiful attention to detail in the furnishing of the hotel to the delicious breakfasts ("The finest omelette I have ever eaten" said my husband, who is quite a connoisseur!). The hosts are delightful, always willing to help.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovily place to stay, owners an staff are fantastic and friendly. Hotel is a 5 min walk from the centre of Torquay which was good. We were given a list of reccomended places to eat and drink and went to 3 of these places. Would definatly come again.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this hotel for a two night break in Torquay and even though the weather was not good we really enjoyed our stay. The hotel is located in a beautiful quiet residential area and although there is parking at the hotel there is no problem with leaving your car on the street. The breakfast at the Marstan is to die... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel for the weekend, we were welcomed by Ian. The breakfast was excellent. The location is ideal to explore the area, situated between Torquay and Babbacombe, within easy walking distance of the marina, shops, pubs and restaurants. Ian and Craig were excellent hosts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this hotel for a few days in sunny Devon, excellent rooms, service and the breakfast was a good start to the day. Location between Torquay and Babbacombe meant that it was relaxing but only a few minutes drive from both centres. The pool was a nice retreat from the hot weather.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Myself and my family and friends had a lovely time at the Marstan. The service,rooms,breakfast and location was excellent. It was lovely to hear Craig play the piano and we enjoyed his humour and talents.We will certainly recommend it to all our family and friends.

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Thank you for your kind review and comments and to all the people that have left positive reviews on this site. We do not have time to respond to them all individually, but we are very appreciative. More

Barbon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Once again Ian & Craig provided great hospitality, comfort (Room 10 - fabulous!) and humour. Always enjoy our stay there and would go nowhere else in Torquay. Always look forward to the breakfast. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Lichfield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

hotel was very nice, we had a very warm welcome as soon as we got there. nice decorations, there was plenty of choice for breakfast. the hot tub was lovely but the swimming pool water was cold so we couldn't swim. good location. the only downside was torquay town centre, most of the shops are shabby and the town centre... More

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Address: Meadfoot Sea Road, Torquay TQ1 2LQ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Marstan 5*
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Also Known As:
The Marstan Hotel Torquay
Marstan Hotel Torquay
Marstan Boutique Hotel Torquay
The Marstan Torquay, Devon

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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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#7 Business Hotel in Torquay #8 Luxury Hotel in Torquay #9 Romantic Hotel in Torquay #25 Family Hotel in Torquay
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The Marstan Hotel is an elegant mid-Victorian Villa peacefully located along Meadfoot Sea Road in a conservation area. The harbour and town are approximately ten minutes walk with the blue flag awarded Meadfoot Beach and its stunning views being less than five minutes on foot. An extensive refurbishment program saw The Marstan achieve a five-star guesthouse rating in 2007. In keeping with the period of the building, the hotel is traditionally furnished with antiques complemented with modern amenities such as contemporary bathrooms, flat screen televisions, wifi and ipod docking stations. The Marstan is the only five star guesthouse in Torquay to benefit from a combination of an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and a licensed bar. The owners and staff endeavor to provide an attentive and personal service without being intrusive, with the aim of creating a luxury boutique hotel ambiance. ... more   less 
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