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Kingskerswell Road, Torquay TQ2 8JY, England
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Barton Hall
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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England
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Spent a week with the kids doing more activities in one week than they probably do all year. Activities run into the evening 9-10ish if you have the energy. Staff is brill-- positive attitudes from everyone-even the catering staff. The buffet style food is good enough to get by, you generate good appetite from all the activities that you don't... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Yes the food is basic, and yes the accommodation is basic, but what can you expect for the price? There are activities planned from morning until evening, there are bars if you just want a drink and there's a (heated) outdoor pool and games room if you have a spare moment. 99% of the staff are brilliant, the views are... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The whole week's experience was great on the whole. There were lots of pluses however, our shower was mouldy. Three time, I asked for it to be cleaned until something was finally done about it but not very well. The whole of the bathroom area needed redecorating, as it smelled dodgy all week. To be fair, we were offered another... More

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Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Fantastic Holiday! Just come back from PGL Barton Hall, very near Torquay. I went with my wife and two children 7 and 10 years and we all loved it. It's a great location well worth staying an extra couple of nights to explore Torbay. We were on a long weekend Friday to Monday and we got absolutely loads done, 4... More

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slough
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I thought it was a family resort only in the summer, was really enjoying our stay Then 4 or 5 coaches arrived of excited 12 year olds? Yes of course they were noisy they were excited. I was told PGL stands for parents get lost, great but there were families staying. I asked to move room to be away from... More

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Ridgmont, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

just got home from a week at Barton Hall PGL, Devon with my partner and three children aged 7 - 12. When we arrived we were meet with a warm welcome. Staff took us to our room, chatted about our journey etc told us a bit of info about the week ahead, A pack of info was ready with out... More

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West Sussex
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Just got back from what is undoubtedly the best family holiday we have ever had bar the trip to Florida and Disney. Yes the rooms are as basic as a youth hostel, yes the food was like being back at school BUT the rooms were spotlessly clean and the food was excellent quality and with two choices per meal plus... More

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Abergavenny, Wales
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Best holiday! Great weather helped. PGL staff were excellent as always. The food was great; good variety, balanced menu and lots of it. This was our third consecutive visit. The kids were really keen to go again and I was a bit dubious, thinking I would be bored. I needn't have worried, even doing many of the same activities again,... More

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Wheathampstead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Don't expect much from the rooms or the food. Adequate 'chalet-style' rooms with bunk beds for the kids. Living out of your bags for the week. Filling grub, served up canteen-style. Nothing special, but nothing wrong with it either. Given all that is going on you will work up quite an appetite, but you won't go hungry. In fact I... More

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valencia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Oh yes, we had the time of our lives. We spent one week in Barton Hall and it was great to have fun all the family together. You know that during the year we are too busy and we can not probably spend as much time with aour kids as we would like. But here we had fun we laughed... More

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Address: Kingskerswell Road, Torquay TQ2 8JY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Also Known As:
Barton Hall Hotel Torquay
Barton Hall Torquay, Devon

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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
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