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The Richwood

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20, Newton Road, Torquay TQ2 5BZ, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Andover, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent three nights here the first weekend in June 2015 as a short break away. On arrival we were a little concerned as the frontage was a little small and car parking limited. Although you can park easily 6 or 7 vehicles in the off road parking, and there is plenty of roadside parking. The interior is lovingly maintained... More 

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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this review

Thank you Steve for your review. It is good to hear someone appreciating our care of this old house and reflecting what we also feel - that we have kept the atmosphere as it should be. We also pride ourselves on our breakfast and are happy that you enjoyed them. Looking forward to your next visit! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just back from Richwood b/b after reading some of the reviews before we went was a bit unsure what to expect but it was clean comfortable and so peaceful at night the host were very helpful and very pleasant we would happily recommend this b/b and would definitely be returning.

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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this review

Thank you sanilav, we are happy that the negative reviews from other people did not frighten you off coming to the Richwood. You were great guests and we also enyoyed your stay! More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the richwood b&b on the 17th 18th 19th July. First impressions were very good. We were greeted by the two owners who were both very nice, the b&b is one of the largest I've ever stayed in with shimming pool, decking area, pool room, lounge area, bar & restaurant and loads more. The owners were very helpful checking... More 

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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this review

Thank you, Gijoel, for your very fair review and your friendly constructive advice concerning our full English breakfast. We are now considering adding, for those with a bigger appetite, a jumbo breakfast at a reduced price to our menu, keeping the smaller version as well, as not everyone likes so much so early in the day! We are happy you... More 

Margate
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights having spend 5 nights at another Groupon deal hotel, which offered breakfast at no extra charge. The offer was a very similar price, the choice of a full English with more than one egg and bacon. Salmon and scrambled egg amongst other choices. No extra charge for complimentary tea and coffee in the rooms once... More 

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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this review

This review leaves me - and probably other readers - quite dizzy! This gentleman bought - as he states - a groupon voucher. On the groupon deal website, as well as on the voucher, as indeed in the confirmation we send on booking, it states quite clearly that the deal is with BASIC ENGLISH BREAKFAST, that a cooked breakfast incurs... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Richwood Hotel on the 21st 22nd and 23rd June. Veronica and Saida are very friendly and helpful. the basic breakfast was fine and suited me and other guests, although my husband had a cooked breakfast on two mornings which he enjoyed. We would stay again, but not while we have our dog. The outside stone steps... More 

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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this review

Thank you for your very fair review Marian; I am so sorry that the outside steps were a problem for you, but happy, none the less, that you were comfortable. We hope to see you again! More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed for two nitery and wish it was longer. My niece and I went on a mini break and so glad we stayed here. Great location, clean comfy rooms and great service. Veronica even cooked vegetarian curry for myself and my niece had trusty fish fingers, we were both happy! Saida was fab entertaining my niece and both of them... More 

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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this review

Kiwiky, it was lovely to meet you and your niece and I can't wait to cook you another special veggie dish! More 

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

We stayed 6 nights on a Groupon deal. The hotel was clean and extensive renovations have been undertake, Saida and Veronica are friendly and helpful and go out of their way to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Our room, although small, was clean and well decorated with a flat screen TV and en suite bathroom with a walk... More 

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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this review

Thank you for your very fair and good review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and are looking forward to hopefully seeing you again! More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Holiday was booked by a Groupon deal for two nights with breakfast (end of June). Veronica and Saida took a very personal approach and welcomed us to their hotel. Hotel itself was very well presented and met all our expectations - clean, tidy and newly renovated. Breakfast was simple (cereals, toasts and coffee + hot choices from the menu provided)... More 

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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this review

We enjoyed your stay here too! Love to see you again! More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found the owners of this hotel. Verona and Saida lovely hosts even finding an extra room for my son and his family at the last minute. The rooms were very comfortable and clean. The breakfast was very nice and freshly cooked for a small fee. You could just have cereal and toast which is in the price of the... More 

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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this review

Thank you Janice, we are happy that you were comfortable and enjoyed your stay. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A wonderful place to stay. Both owners went out of their way to make me feel welcome and nothing was to much trouble for them. Room was clean and coffee making facilities topped up daily in room. Pool and Spa area very clean and tidy a pleasant place to spend a quite afternoon. A very pleasant place and walking distance... More 

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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this review

Thanks Julie! We are looking forward to your return! More 

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