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The Marstan

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Meadfoot Sea Road, Torquay TQ1 2LQ, England
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Brand new rooms for 2015
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Worcester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was lucky enough to visit Torquay for a family event and rather than stay with the family I decided to look for somewhere comfortable to rest my head. Now, last time I did this I opted for The Imperial Hotel and whilst its fading grandeur was faintly romantic I was overall a little disappointed. Not so with The Marstan.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a two night break at The Marstan and can really recommend the hotel as being professionally run, but at the same time very warm and friendly, where nothing is too much trouble. Craig gave us a very warm welcome, advised us on the local restaurants and places of interest, and kindly played the piano as... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we needed a rest from our busy lives , work , 4 children 8 grandchildren , the Marston gave us more than that , Ian and Craig put us at ease straight away , nothing was too much trouble , perfect hosts , hotel and location.

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

Excellent location with short walk to the town centre and marina. Super rooms with very comfortable beds and swimming pool and Jacuzzi for the summer. Fabulous breakfast, highly recommended with very nice hosts

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Ian1970, Owner at The Marstan, responded to this review

Dear Ian, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. I am delighted that we met your expectations - we really appreciate your feedback. I look forward to welcoming you back to The Marstan very soon. Ian More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was fantastic, staff were amazing more than happy to help with anything. Rooms were beautiful and very spacious. Beds were also very comfortable. Hot tub was a added bonus to our trip, very relaxing and lovely and warm. Would definitely recommend trying. Breakfast was delicious, we both had traditional cooked breakfast and it was very tasty. We will hopefully... More 

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Ian1970, Owner at The Marstan, responded to this review

Dear Codie Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. I am delighted that we met your expectations - we really appreciate your feedback. I look forward to welcoming you back to The Marstan very soon. Ian More 

Exmouth, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wouldn't stay anywhere else in Torquay. Friendly, personal welcome, diverse and interesting rooms with antique furniture. Excellent breakfast with a wide choice. superb value. Why would you stay in a standard chain hotel room instead of here?

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Ian1970, Owner at The Marstan, responded to this review

Dear Steve, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. It is really good to see that we can provide a good alternative to the "safe bet" of the chains for those on business. We offer useful facilities for business travellers, such as free high speed Wi-Fi and an early breakfast. Plus there is a bar... More 

Newquay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big big thank you to Craig and Ian, all the previous comments are bang on when saying how lovely and accommodating they are. Very eager to please which is lovely. Beautiful breakfasts each morning.. comfiest bed i have ever slept in and so very peaceful! Was lovely hearing the piano being played too, very romantic. Can't wait to read your... More 

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Ian1970, Owner at The Marstan, responded to this review

Dear Fracesca, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. I am delighted that we met your expectations and we really appreciate your constructive feedback. Regarding room 10 - it is worth mentioning on this response that it was completely refurbished this year, at the same time as the other room that you stayed in. The... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Starting with a wonderful welcome from Craig complete with a pot of tea and lots of advice on the area and what to see and do, a fantastic room with a four poster bed, amazing breakfasts (the cheese omelette is to die for) and attentive service at all times without being intrusive I can honestly say its the best B&B... More 

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Ian1970, Owner at The Marstan, responded to this review

Dear Kim, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. I am delighted that we met your expectations - we really appreciate your feedback. I look forward to welcoming you back to The Marstan very soon. Ian More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed at the Marstan hotel the weekend just gone and can say it has to be one of the best hotels we have stayed in. From the attentive hosts to the gorgeous breakfast and lavish decor. We arrived early on Friday and was not due to check in for another hour but we went to the... More 

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Ian1970, Owner at The Marstan, responded to this review

Dear Bryony, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. I am not sure that we should be encouraging Craig's jokes, but I will pass on the positive feedback! I am delighted that we met your expectations and I look forward to welcoming you back to The Marstan very soon. Best Wishes Ian More 

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the second we walked in we were made very welcome. Craig and Ian were great fun and attentive. The B&B was beautiful with speedy wi-fi, perfect for our teenage daughter! Every day started off well with lovely breakfast choices. It looked stunning and tasted even better, especially the homemade granola. Also great restaurant recommendations within a short walk of... More 

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Ian1970, Owner at The Marstan, responded to this review

Dear Dodders013, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. I am delighted that we met your expectations. I am glad that you had time to enjoy the hot tub. I look forward to welcoming you and your family back to The Marstan very soon. Ian More 

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