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The Hotel Balmoral

#29 of 95 Hotels in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
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 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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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location was great, by the seaside; the breakfast choice and quality was fantastic and the staff were amazing. I could not recommend this place highly enough. They made my wife and I feel completely at ease and at home with their attention to detail and all the help that they offered us.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

From the outside, the Hotel Balmoral looks nice and is situated close to many amenities including the town centre. That, however, was really the only positive. The hotel was overpriced for what we got. The room was small and pokey, the bathroom was tiny and the door frequently got stuck. At night the pipes creaked and hummed and the bed,... More 

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Swindon
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a wonderful time, the hotel was run by friendly and helpful staff, who couldn't do enough for you, even with my various food allergies they still managed to cater even for me. The hotel is situated on a hill overlooking Torquay harbour, you can not see the harbour but, its about a 15 minute walk down the hill,... More 

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Haddenham, Buckinghamshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our second visit to the Hotel Balmoral (4 years between visits) and I can't believe we left it so long to come back. We had a lovely room (room 5) with a beautiful view over the well kept gardens and also a view of the sea through the trees. The room was really comfortable. We stayed for 7... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely friendly staff. We are very pleased. The hotel has lovely grounds and the rooms are pretty. The food in the evening is worthy of awards. The staff are extremely friendly, helpful and sweet. Worth their weight in gold. There is a lovely view of the sea from the dining room. Tip, Ask for a room with a bath. Their... More 

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Merville-Franceville-Plage, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely private hotel with individual service and high level of attention to customers. Helpful staff with our baggage, and very helpful in finding the right room for us over the phone. We loved room 5 with its garden view and nice décor. Amusing and cheerful staff at breakfast and dinner, and incredibly good value dinner, although too much food for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed 4 night stay at the Balmoral.Good, friendly, hard working staff. Lovely food for both breakfast and evening meal. Nice gardens to relax in. Within walking distance of city centre, bars ,restaurants and lovely beaches.

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights early August 2015 booked a premier room including dinner. The location of the hotel is excellent not far from Torquay seafront but far enough so not noisy at night or by day with a mix of guests of all ages. All staff were pleasant and attentive .We stayed in Room 23 which was clean and comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returtned from another 5 night stay at The Balmoral... Again, I can only say that this hotel keeps on getting better .... ALL of the staff are both courteous and friendly at all times...the food was excellent as usual and the waiting staff were fab... this year we waited on in the dining room by a lovely young lady... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great family run hotel with very hospitable staff, friendly and informative greeting. Information about the area and bus services. Room was spacious and clean. Breakfast was plentiful and a large selection cooked to order. Great gardens with view to sea, nice to enjoy especially as the weather was so kind. Perfect location for us being so close to the beach.... More 

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