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The Marstan

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Meadfoot Sea Road, Torquay TQ1 2LQ, England
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visted the Marstan Hotel of Torquay by searching various websites for the best & we were most impressed! The hosts including Craig's Mum made us feel very special. The attention to detail & quality rivaled hotels from Park Lane & Mayfair. We would always return & highly recommend. No faults, just perfect!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From the minute we arrived we was greeted with the bubbly Craig. He was very attentive. The B&B was stunning beautifully decorated. spotlessly clean. The room (rm2) was lovely ,compact but its all we needed. breakfast was beautiful. freshly cooked full English. OMG Craig home made Greek style yoghurt was amazing! !!! I used the jacuzzi. which was lovely. within... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since I found this by chance last year I have now stayed here twice and will always go back when I'm on my business trips to Torquay! Craig & Ian are the perfect hosts, the rooms are luxuriously furnished with comfortable beds lovely bathrooms & free wifi. The breakfast is to die for sitting in the splendour of their beautiful... More 

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Ian1970, Owner at The Marstan, responded to this review

Dear Deryck, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. It was great to see you again. I am delighted that we met your expectations and I look forward to welcoming you back to The Marstan very soon. Best Wishes Ian Krender (Proprietor) More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say. From the moment I set foot in The Marstan, a warm welcome was extended and until leaving!!! Nothing was too much trouble and Craig & Ian's attention to detail, incredible, with customer service in mind. Absolutely fantastic!! The hotel is really spacious, beautifully decorated and garbed in a classic style. Put simply, this is a an... More 

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Ian1970, Owner at The Marstan, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write such a detailed and complimentary review. I am delighted that we met your expectations and I look forward to welcoming you back to The Marstan very soon. Best Wishes Ian Krender (Proprietor) More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 2 nights for business, as I was working the local hospital. I was well looked after and the hosts, Ian and Craig are very friendly and welcoming. Craig makes a great breakfast and is also happy to help with any recommendations for restaurants. I am currently reading Ian's Novel that he wrote which is great! I... More 

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Ian1970, Owner at The Marstan, responded to this review

Dear Rose, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. I am delighted that we met your expectations and I look forward to welcoming you back to The Marstan in a few weeks. I hope that you enjoy the novel! Best Wishes Ian Krender (Proprietor) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent few days stay at this hotel, the breakfast was outstanding and our room was superb. Both Ian and Craig did everything possible to make our stay a memorable one. Thanks a lot guys, Alastair Cameron

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Dear Alastair, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. I am delighted that we met your expectations and I look forward to welcoming you back to The Marstan very soon. Best Wishes Ian Krender (Proprietor) More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival we was greeted by Craig who is a charming man, and very attentive to your requirements and very helpful information of the local area. Over the course of the 3 nights that we stayed I can honestly say both Craig and his partner Ian were fantastic hosts. The breakfast albeit served rather restrictively between 8.30 and 9.30 daily,... More 

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Ian1970, Owner at The Marstan, responded to this review

Dear Davenkaz6365 Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. We thank you for your positive comments regarding our hospitality, the public areas and our breakfast. There were a couple of areas of concern regarding your review. I checked the bathroom in this room immediately after reading the review, as cracked shelves in bathrooms with bare... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at The Marstan for a weekend break, a decision prompted by the excellent reviews from previous guests. I normally stay at hotels with restaurants, but I knew Torquay had many good eateries, so knew that aspect was not an issue. I travel extensively with work, and know that it is often the service which will differentiate between hotels.... More 

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Dear Surreycpl Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. I am delighted that we met your expectations and I look forward to welcoming you back to The Marstan very soon. Best Wishes Ian Krender (Proprietor) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having just returned from a 3 day break at the Marstan Hotel we wanted to share our thoughts. After a fairly lengthy drive we arrived and was met by Craig a nice chap with a bubbly personality. He provided us with a very welcome freshly brewed Coffee and Tea and invited us to relax in the piano room whilst he... More 

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Dear Kev and Liz, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. I am delighted that we met your expectations and I look forward to welcoming you back to The Marstan with your mother very soon. Best Wishes Ian Krender (Proprietor) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a short Easter break and were delighted to find our hosts so kind and attentive to my elderly parents. Nothing was too much trouble. Craig and Ian are excellent hosts and the hotel and hot tub were a great combination to ensure a relaxing time! The Easter egg gifts were a nice personal touch.

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Dear Derriick Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. I am delighted that we met your expectations and I look forward to welcoming you back to The Marstan very soon. Best Wishes Ian Krender (Proprietor) More 

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