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The Elmdene

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Rathmore Road, Torquay TQ2 6NZ, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the nicest B&B's we've ever stayed in, the rooms are all of a very high standard with fantastic attention to every small detail and Tracy and Dave gave us a very warm welcome. The breakfast was excellent made from the freshest ingredients. We would highly recommend this B&B set in an excellent location, it was a... More 

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have just returned from a week at the Elmdene for our fourth visit, we return as it is so good, and were surprised to find it had new owners David and Tracy. We shall however, keep returning as they are doing an excellent job and Elmdene continues to be a wonderful place to stay. There are many places to pick... More 

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

We travelled to The Elmdene for the sixth time with some apprehension as we had heard there were new owners. We had no need to worry. Everything was excellent. the new couple, David and Tracy, were brilliant from start to finish. We have booked again for next year. We had room 1 which is very spacious and comfortable.

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have just returned from a six night stay at the Elmdene and once again it was excellent. Having stayed in previous years the new owners David and Tracy are doing a brilliant job. As ever the Elmdene offers exceptionally clean and comfortable accommodation. We stayed in Suprior room 2 with the adjoining lounge which we can... More 

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Davidthebarman, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review. It is very much appreciated by us both. It was a pleasure meeting you both and we hope to see you both again In the future. We wish you both all the very best. Kind Regards Tracy & David More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just stayed at the Elmdene for our second visit, which was made even better than the first by the new hosts of David and Tracy. Our room No 4 was spacious and beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. We were made to feel very welcome and even had a lovely birthday surprise from Tracy. The breakfasts are great with... More 

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Davidthebarman, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review. It is very much appreciated by us both. It was a pleasure meeting you both and we hope to see you both again In the future. We wish you both all the very best. Kind Regards Tracy & David More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Elmdene solo for four nights in Devon and made a great choice on accommodation. Tracy and David are great hosts, very friendly, helpful, accommodating. The room I had was on the top floor which would be a bit challenging for the very tall but fine for average sized people. Bed, pillows super comfy - in fact some... More 

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York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well located for the railway station and the sea front. Modern and very comfortable decor, with everthing you need. Very tasty breakfasts, freshly prepared and a wide choice. We have already recommended this to a friend who has booked in August.

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Davidthebarman, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review. It is very much appreciated by us both. It was a pleasure meeting you both and we hope to see you both again In the future. We wish you both all the very best. Kind Regards Tracy & David More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my wife had a lovely 7 night stay at the Elmdene. The hosts, Tracy and David, were welcoming, friendly and couldn't do enough for you. Our room and the house in general were spotless and the breakfast was excellent. The location is ideal, being a very pleasant 10 minute stroll to the town centre. We would highly recommend... More 

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Davidthebarman, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review. It is very much appreciated by us both. It was a pleasure meeting you both and we hope to see you both again In the future. We wish you both all the very best. Kind Regards Tracy & David More 

Sydney, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldn't! have had better accommodation or friendlier service anywhere in Britain. David and Tracy were fantastic they made us feel like family. The rooms were spotless And spacious and the breakfast menu was great.We would highly recommend this b&b As the place to stay in Torquay. Chris and Barb Sydney Australia.

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Davidthebarman, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review. It is very much appreciated by us both. It was a pleasure meeting you both and we hope to see you both again In the future. We wish you both all the very best. Kind Regards Tracy & David More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just returned from a wonderful stay at this amazing B&B . David and Tracy the new owners couldn't be more welcoming or accommodating . Our room was very spacious , spotlessly clean with everything you could need for a home from home , TV , free wifi and a very comfy bed , with an iron, ironing board ,... More 

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