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Hudson Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   545 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HQ, England
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Ranked #67 of 96 Hotels in Torquay
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
SHB2011 Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great location! So many pubs and restaurants within an easy walk and plenty of places to drive and see during the day! Agree with comments about just needing to sort the entrance area out after whatever flooding has happened as this is the only thing that we can think of that made a difference on first impressions. Hotel manager... More

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great room with views over the bay and to Brixham from the veranda. Plenty of tea/ coffee and a chocolate each day was a nice touch. Comfortable bed and good bedding. The hall needs re-vamping due to flood, but that will be remedied in the close season. Decent breakfast, plenty of choice and friendly service. For us it was in... More

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Tadworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived we thought the hotel was shut due to the view through the locked glass door. The reception area looked like it hadn't been used for some time and the walls were grimy with mouldy pictures. We can except that there was a leak but to leave but to leave the mouldy pictures on the wall was totally... More

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brian gave a warm welcome ,and was helpful about where to eat. The hole in the wall pub great ale and food tthank you. I would say just look at the reviews they all hold merrit and its a shame that Brian does not seem to accept the comments. I understand they can be taken as personal but they are... More

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13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were expecting much worse to be honest after reading other reviews re cleanliness etc. The room was actually quite clean and we were initially pleasantly surprised. However, it's just little things that really make you feel ripped off. The reception area is pretty foul after a 'flood' earlier in the year. Apparently the owner is waiting until winter to... More

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briney1, Owner at Hudson Hotel, responded to this review

The reception area is to be redecorated at the close of season - as in comon practice with all other hotels. There is never used laundry stored in the hotels walkways, except maybe during housekeeping work periods. However, used laundry is sometimes stored in the reception porch awaiting collection as it can be collected anytime 24 hours. I am sure... More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Had problems with the hot water all week on wednesday informed the owner that it wasnt working at all was told the boiler that supplied our room was broken on thursday morning was offered the use of the shower in the next room befor the next guest checked in but that was all he could do as hotel was full.... More

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briney1, Owner at Hudson Hotel, responded to this review

The guest was telephoned approximately a week before arrival advising him of a shower problem in the room allacated to him. I also said that he would be able to have use of a shower in another room as all other showers in the hotel were and are working perfectly. When I spoke to the guest to advise him of... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

On entering there is mould all over the walls the soap dispenser in the room was hanging off the shower head kept hanging down so you had to hold it to get any water, uncomfortable bed and lounge/bar closed all weekend the bathroom had toothpaste splatters over the wall and it was very expensive we would not recommend this place... More

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briney1, Owner at Hudson Hotel, responded to this review

The main bone of contention seems to be the state of the reception area due to past water damage. The rest of the hotel is uneffected. I have stated in previous reviews that the area is to be completely redecorated at the earliest possible opportunity. There was no armed policeman guarding the entrance to the lounge/bar area, which incedently is... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The last review entitled 'poor first impressions' is accurate as I also experienced and unclean coffee mug in my room and was also without soap in the dispenser in the shower although a bar of soap was provided. The reception area having suffered significant waster ingress was as expected (from reading other reviews) and although not seen anywhere else in... More

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briney1, Owner at Hudson Hotel, responded to this review

AA/RAC rated accommodation detirmines what facilities an establishment has to offer. A 4 * hotel would offer a phone in every bedroom, 24 hour reception/night porter, full evening meal menu, full evening bar service and even maybe a swimming pool. Hotel Hudson does not offer any of these facilities as it is catorgrised as a 4 * Guest House accommodation.... More

3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The reception reeks of damp from water damage streaking the walls. The framed prints on the wall are black with mould. I sympathise with the owner about the misfortune of storm damage, however the damage should have been dealt with immediately in readiness for the high season. It was a shocking first impression. Parking behind the hotel is restricted to... More

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briney1, Owner at Hudson Hotel, responded to this review

I very much regret the storm damage that took place (the worst since records began), but I have to say that it would have been IMPOSSIBLE to carry out the remedial works in the time scale permitted in readyness for the high season as the guest has stated. In case the guest is not aware, the damaged area has to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

The hotel/guesthouse is nothing short of what I came to expect when booking. The room was everything we needed, basic but adequate. It was clean and daily service was helpful, would come back every day to a made bed and fresh amenities . Word of advice for others booking in the summer - bring a fan for the rooms as... More

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Address: 545 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hudson Hotel 4*
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