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The Elmdene

Rathmore Road, Torquay TQ2 6NZ, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
northerntravellers22 Skipton, United Kingdom
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Skipton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Andy and Carol were very welcoming and friendly hosts and as Carol was away until our last day Andy made sure we were ok during our stay the room was of a good size with a lovely ensuite bathroom and shower the decor was stylish and modern and each day fresh biscuits and drink sachets were left in our room.... More

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

Had wonderful stay at the Elmdene with my wife last week.Andy welcomed us personally on our arrival and showed us to our lovely room. The Elmdene is in a very nice area close to Torre Abbey and about 15 minute walk to the centre of Torquay. The hotel was quiet during our stay as Andy was on his own for... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had 2 days here 5/6th April,could write so much about this place,but it,s been said in all the other reviews,only 6 rooms but Wow ours was fab as im sure the others are to,Carol was away while we we there so Andy was the one who looked after us,and for a BLUENOSE !!!!!! he did a top job and nothing... More

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Hockley, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
14 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this purely on Tripadvisor ratings to visit family. It was actually cheaper then the Premier Inn as well ! We had room 4- large well furnished and very comfy bed. En suite clean bright and modern if a little on the small side, towels the thickest I have ever seen. Good drinks tray and fridge in room useful. Wine... More

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chippenham wiltshire
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

A warm welcome awaited myself and Husband as we entered the beautifully renovated Victorian vicarage. Situated ideally in a quiet area about a 15 min walk to the seafront. The room was large comfortable, scrupulously clean, with all mod cons and little extras. We stayed as part of a family group with 3 other rooms that were all the same... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

A great place to stay. Very hospitable hosts. Good room and a wonderful breakfast. What more do we want?. Quiet location and good parking, its got them both .We will be back in the spring. Good position for both sea front and town, both 10 mins. walk

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We stayed as part of a two week drive holiday in April this year for 2 nights and absolutely loved it. So clean and well maintained just what we were looking for. The ownners are lovely people and made us feel welcome they love what they do and put their heart and soul into it and it shows. Rooms are... More

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

we stayed at the elmdene for ten days in September this year, it was great at the end of a long day seeing the sights to have such a warm place to come back too .we had total privacy without feeling that we were in a strange place .breakfast was a real treat for us.. every morning. andy and carol... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Excellent from the warm welcome to the lovely and beautifully equipped room through to the well presented breakfasts,you will not do better in Torquay! We are just back from back from a 3 day stay which has totally restored our rather bruised faith in family run guest houses. The Elmdene is well located in a quiet residential district within a... More

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87 reviews 87 reviews
24 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

After picking this place purely based on the other reviews here, while not a really picky reviewer I went feeling, 'Can it really be THAT good?' and was hoping it wasn't going to turn me into a saddo Trip Advisor member (The ones who look for every little nit pick) Thankfully no, it WAS that good. Andy and Carol are... More

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Also Known As:
Elmdene Hotel Torquay
The Elmdene Torquay, Devon
Address: Rathmore Road, Torquay TQ2 6NZ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
#9 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
#13 Family Hotel in Torquay
#15 Business Hotel in Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Elmdene is quality 5 star visit britain graded guest accommodation, situated on the level in a tree lined road opposite open parkland. We have seven en-suite bedrooms, we offer free onsite parking and free wi-fi. We are a short level walk to the seafront, train station and conference centre. The town and harbour are within walking distance. ... more   less 
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