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Waters Edge Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Seafront, Torbay Road, Torbay, Torquay TQ2 6QH, England
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Ranked #126 of 150 Torquay B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

On arrival there was builders parked directly in front of the hotel entrance so no guests could get in the room we stayed in was average but our view was of a wall of another room with less than a foots gap between the wall and our window when i complained the guy was rude! The drinks were warm and... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the Waters Edge on several previous occasions and I know that we will continue to visit it again in the future. Located opposite the famous Corbyn's Head which is literally on the coast and an easy flat walk to the outstanding harbour. The hotel is great value and in some ways I'm reluctant to review it... More

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

Hard to know where to start....First of all the car park was not easy to park in and on the last day we could not park due to contractors parking there...the response from the manger was go and park in a side road...very helpful ...NOT. And now the room cleanish...very dated...small..shower loose...rusty shower rail and radiator...ill fitting curtain...Very hot water... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Torquay B + B, Watery towers, this has got to be close. Positive, the bedding and linen was clean. Negative, floor boards creaked everywhere, carpets old, tired and worn, dust and cob webs. Asked for a double and got given a 3/4 size and a single in the attic I think !! The grumpy man who served breakfast couldn't even... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I have stayed here all week while working in the area. I normally stay in chain hotels but was booked in here by my work. It is a bit dated, but clean and very helpful staff, the poor guy on reception seems to work all hours but is alway polite and nice when he sees you. The hotel is opposite... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Where do I start.... The outside of the hotel looks tired and needs doing up. Receptionist was friendly and gave us room No.5. The curtains were hanging off the curtain rail, bleach stains on the carpet, very creaky iron bedspread, lumpy quilt. Didn't use the shower as it was dirty. Got woken up around 4am as curtain was not a... More

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79 reviews 79 reviews
9 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Don't expect peace and quiet because you won't get it - no matter how quiet the others residents are. The hotel has thin walls, thin ceilings - and floor boards that squeak, crackle and generally annoy. The hotel, however, is very cheap, and breakfast even cheaper. What was attractive was the food was wholesome, hot, and served quickly at your... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The location is perfect, lovely sea views and a good price too. At the reception we were greeted by a man that seems to run the place 24/7, he's either at the reception, serving breakfast, or bizarrely watching TV with a cuppa in the evenings. Seems like we live in his house, not a hotel. The floorboards everywhere are shocking,... More

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This once proud hotel is but a shadow of it's former glory days. The "lets have your money now" arrival speech from the unfriendly evening porter spoke volumes and rang an alarm-bell. Although in fairness, the room had a fresh coat of paint, was reasonably clean, with towels and tea/coffee makings supplied. However, my fears about the type of clientèle... More

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Located on the seafront in the Livermead area, the Waters Edge has fantastic potential, but is let down by the lack of attention to clients comfort, especially in the public areas. Receeption is gloomy, the bar poorly furnished, dark and unmanned. The restaurant has no character, but the breakfast is quite good. We went out of season immediately after the... More

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Address: Seafront, Torbay Road, Torbay, Torquay TQ2 6QH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Waters Edge Hotel 3*
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