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The Lawnswood Guest House

6 Scarborough Road, Torquay TQ2 5UJ, England
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Ranked #74 of 150 Torquay B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from a fantastic stay at the lawnswood guest house, fab host, fab breaki beautiful smell up the stairs, and great info off David on the do's and don't of where to go in and around the area, would definitely go again and recommend it to anyone.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for a lovely stay, we ask for the small double. It was on the cramped side only because we carry so much luggage from Australia. My sister had a larger room and it was ample. Very clean. Great breakfasts and help planning days out in the car and making sure we had a parking spot on our return.

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Rooms clean but hallways dated and doesn't smell nice, not really made to feel welcome and strict rules about eating in the rooms which baffled us! Breakfast was nice but felt really awkward, will not be returning.

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lawnswoodtorquay, Owner at The Lawnswood Guest House, responded to this review

We're responding to this review and the 2nd review dated 1/06/14 which was a joint booking. Firstly we make no apology for the guest house 'smelling' of cooked English breakfast in the mornings, what better way to start the day with a full English breakfast. Secondly we don't allow takaways in the rooms as in the past we've had spoilt... More

Yeovil, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with husband for weekend in torquay. Rooms clean but dated corridors smelt strongly of fried food which is understandable as they serve breakfast this lingered all day more effort could have been made to remove this smell. Brought back a pasty for our tea before heading out and were told we were not allowed to eat in the... More

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Me and my other half stayed here for our 5 year anniversary and was very pleased with everything. The people who run it should e proud and are very polite. Within walking distance from the beach and lots of places to eat. The breakfast provided was lovely and the portions were very satisfying. Would definitely recommend this guest house to... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

What a great bed and breakfast. A very warm welcome, room was warm and spotless bed very comfortable and all linen pure white. The breakfast was excellent a good choice, well presented and poached eggs were done to perfection. A very pleasant and helpful couple. Debbie and Gary.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

For Valentine weekend we decided to go back to Torquay. Angela the owner met us at the door, we were later than planned due to the weather. We were on the ground floor next to the front door so no stairs and next to the dining room so we knew when it was breakfast as you could smell the bacon.... More

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Visited Lawnswood for a second time.As usual the welcome was excellent,we arrived early but the room was ready.Heating was on and the room was very clean and tidy.Chocs on the bed,bottled water,tea,coffee etc provided.The breakfast was great,full english together with fruit,yogurts,unlimited hot drinks.Very close to town and seafront.Good parking to the rear and free on road parking at the front... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Having just returned from 2 nights at the Lawnswood, thought I would share our thoughts. Let's get the not so good out of the way: our ensuite was miniscule, as pointed out in other reviews, the towels were poor quality and perhaps the décor in our room could have done with a little TLC (really nothing major). However, on the... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We needed somewhere to stay in the Torquay area as we were catching up with family over from Spain, this proved an excellent choice, the room was clean and comfortable and the breakfast was plentiful and well cooked, there is also plenty of choice if you don't want a full cooked breakfast. The parking area at the rear of the... More

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Address: 6 Scarborough Road, Torquay TQ2 5UJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
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