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The Norcliffe Hotel

Seafront | Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LF, England
The Norcliffe Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Just had coach trip here for new years, biggest mistake, it was like turning up to a war camp,Nick friendly and over the top, Karen never smiled or said thank you sorry nothing one of the rudest host iv ever known, food was all frozen n most annoying of all taking breakfast orders at dinner, no clean towels or room,... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Had a great week all our party enjoyed their stay. The host was very friendly and helpful I don't understand the negative comments . If you book two star cheap and cheerful don't expect five star meals or five star rooms. This is an old Victorian era hotel upgraded for todays use and suits the purpose. We would stay there... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We spent 5 miserable days at this hotel we went on a David Urquhurt tour never again so disgusted never had bed changed all week or clean towels breakfast was edible! just . Dinner was dreadful , packet soup , frozen veg and pies, lasagnes etc, Hotel and rooms were filthy, no lighting outside or decent seats to sit on... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

just back home from an Urquhart tour to norcliffe hotel babacombe. Had a wonderful time.Driver Andy was first class with all information about towns we went through.Hotel staff gave us a great welcome, on arrival Nick the owner carried all cases up stairs. Hotel was not fancy but very clean. Meals were good three choices and warm plates no problem... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were surprised that David Urquhart used this very shabby hotel, the breakfast was well cooked but served on tea plates! Dinner was awful, starter was a choice of orange juice? grapefruit? or soup which was made from a packet, dinner was frozen veg and packet cheese sauce over watery fish, obviously microwaved. We ate out on the other days.... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We thought that the 2 star rated hotel would be basic, but the food was excellent, the location great and the owner Nick exceptionally friendly. We met others who had been to this hotel several times before, which says it all !!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Hotel basic but very good value for money. Nick, owner, very friendly and helpful and worked hard to make everyone welcome. We were Upgraded to a family room with sea view because lift only goes to 1st floor and I cannot manage stairs. The meal on arrival was soup or juice starter with choice of oven fish or shop bought... More 

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Cannock, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Me and my husband sister brotherinlaw went on 4 day coach break. After a long journey we were greeted by Nick and Karen fantastic hosts. Hotel basic clean food great lot of choice,nothing to much trouble. The location was wonderful the views stunning a great holiday well worth the money will be going back.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Me my partner and son sprung upon the norcliff hotel at a last minute thing. We were pleased about the good value for such a lovely hotel in a beautiful location. We were greeted by one of the owners karen who was very pleasent and showed us to our room which was the sea view room which was absolutly lovely.the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Stayed here on a coach trip on the 11th August for 4 nights it is in a good sea front location.Hotel very dated we had a room at the back of hotel very small and in poor overall condition , toilet seat hanging off ,automatic sink plug not working, on arrival we had a stained bottom sheet on the bed... More 

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