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Kingsholm Hotel

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   539 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HQ, England
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Ranked #8 of 150 Torquay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A fun and relaxing stay, the hosts were great and very helpful, best breakfast ever, very close to the town centre and trains/busses. The wife is planing our next stay already and we have only just got home :D

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely weekend at kingsholm. Rooms clean and have everything you would need. Parking really easy. Breakfast lovely. Location for the harbour ideal 5 min walk. Carl and June were fab hosts. Would recommend with no hesitations to anyone. Thank you for a lovely stay.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent rooms were lovely and clean. Food very good.Hosts made you feel very welcome. It was very well situated and only 5min walk to harbour.There was a lovely lounge for our use with a tv it was like home from home. There was also a bar if you fancied a drink in the evening.also you could park the car and... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great place to stay within easy reach of the Bustling Torquay Harbour. June and Carl ''the owners'' are friendly and accomodating,and the Breakfast's were always cooked to perfection.Many of the other guests who were staying had stayed previously,so what more can you say.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just returned from the Kingsholme Guest House, we had a brilliant time and we cannot praise June and Carl enough for the way they accepted us to their home, which was exceptionally clean and very comfortable. As in all the reveiws, the breakfasts were served piping hot, and everything you needed was at hand. A big plus also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic welcome from june and carl. Nothing too much trouble. Breakfast first class. Hotel ideally situated for marina, restaurants and shops. This was our 4th stay at this fantastic hotel. Will definitely be going back.

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Stackpole, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

June and Carl are the best host ever the are very friendly and the give a very warm welcome and they cook the best breakfast in Torquay. I would highly recommend this accommodation and we will stay again

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

Having returned recently from a 6 night stay at the Kingsholm hotel, we can confirm that it is well worth a visit. The hotel is very comfortable, clean and in a great location, near to Torquay centre and harbour. Carl and June are a very friendly couple, who make you feel very welcome. The breakfasts were beautiful, with plenty of... More

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

Hotel was lovely and clean. Hosts were very welcoming , friendly and very helpful. Breakfast was very nice too. I could not find anything to say about this hotel. We will definitely return and will recommend to family and friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could not find one bad thing to say about the Kingsholm hotel it was spotless june and carl do a brilliant job they were very friendly and helpful, the breakfasts were lovely,definitely worth the money me and my partner barry will definitely be going back.

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Address: 539 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
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Hotel Class:4 star — Kingsholm Hotel 4*
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The Kingsholm is a fine Edwardian guest house situated only 350 metres from Torquays famous harbour and town centre with some of Torquays finest restaurants just a few minutes walk away. ... more   less 
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