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Shirley Hotel

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Braddons Hill Road East, Torquay TQ1 1HF, England
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Telford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

From the very warm welcome to the fantastic full English breakfast we could not have asked for a more perfect weekend away The room was large clean warm and had all the comforts needed the hosts gave us a warm and friendly welcome and made the stay a pleasure We shall definitely be going back in the near future

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Thank neilh289
Garry M, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are glad that we made your birthday weekend away perfect. We try to make all of our guests feel special. We look forward to seeing you both again soon. More 

Falmouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just an overnight stay on a wet night. The welcome was first class and nothing was too much trouble. Clean and comfortable with nice toiletries in the bathroom. This is a family run hotel and all the better for that. A help yourself bar on trust was very welcome. Great value for money.

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Thank Elgin C
Garry M, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We try to always go that extra mile for all of our guests. We also make sure that all of our complimentary items within our guest room are of a superior quality from the tea, coffee, biscuits etc to the toiletries. We hope that you will visit us on another occasion. Thank... More 

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel was outstanding and a excellent find.The hosts are really friendly. With nothing to much trouble. They are always at hand for any help or assistance..the breakfast was so good with every choice catered for and served. With a smile..The hotel is close to town with buses running very regular to all areas of Torbay. My wife and I... More 

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Garry M, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

What a fantastic review. Thank you so much. We're really pleased that you enjoyed staying with us. We are so lucky to be located in the centre of everything. It's our opinion that we are served by one of the best bus services that we have ever seen. Many of our guests leave their cars in our car park and... More 

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We stayed three nights at The Shirley we had a very warm welcome from Debbie and Gary. The hotel is very clean and well kept our room was lovely had everything we needed for our stay. Breakfast is amazing and will keep you going all day, the staff and the service was superb , there is a lovely atmosphere you... More 

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Thank JackieV27
Garry M, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed staying at the Shirley. We will pass your comments on to our staff who always work so hard to ensure that any guest who stays with us has a great experience. Thank you once again and we really look forward to seeing you on another... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We popped in to spend one night at this guest house and enjoyed every minute of or stay (except the weather!). The building is charming and the room was immaculate and contained everything you could ask for - better than many large 4 star hotels I have stayed in! The location is brilliant at just a five minute walk from... More 

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Garry M, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time out to write a review. We are so happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again on another occasion. More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful place to stay, the hotel is beautiful with an extremely warm welcome from the owners. The breakfast was good too lots of variety. Superb location only five minutes walk into town, would stay again. Thank you for your hospitality.

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Thank Katy-Ann R
Garry M, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We take great pride in what we do at the Shirley. Your comments are very much appreciated. Please come and visit us again. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

The hotel was outstanding .. great location .. stunning inside and out .. would definitely stay again .. room was gorgeous .. everything you needed was available .. the breakfast was perfection .. Garry was the perfect host .. Thanks again

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Thank Catherine C
Garry M, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

We are so very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to us. We are so lucky to have such a great location with everything being in such easy reach. Please come and visit us again. More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

we have just returned from a 3 night stay at this wonderful bed and breakfast located very well 5 min walk to town centre we received very warm welcome from Debbie and Gary an exceptionally high standard of cleanliness spacious bedroom and everything you can think of breakfast was amazing with lots of choice cooked to perfection and well presented... More 

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Thank Mark B
Garry M, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

What a lovely review. We all take great pride in what we do and we genuinely enjoy what we do. We would also like to thank you for your comments regarding our cleanliness and Debbie's award winning breakfast. We have excellent staff who go out of their way to ensure that all of our guests leave us feeling that they... More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights and was pleased to find this hotel within a couple of minutes drive to the centre. Car parking can be on side road if car park full up but this is not really a problem. Hosts were welcoming, including their father who was staying for a couple of nights. (good horse racing tips!) Breakfasts were good... More 

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Thank Martin P
Garry M, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

Very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Unfortunately our father doesn't come as a standard attraction as he is very entertaining and always good for a chin wag! As far as the light cord is concerned please don't worry. These things happen and are easily fixed. Please come again. More 

Province of Connacht, Ireland
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130 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

On a nostalgic visit to Torquay we picked The Shirley as the place to lay our heads for the night. Not four star but comfortable,clean and shabby chic! Charming proprietor. Great breakfast . Good value without being too cheap! Don't expect to swim in the outdoor swimming pool- it is covered and seemed uninviting!

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Garry M, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that although the outdoor pool was closed and covered for the Winter that it didn't detract from your stay. We would love you to re-visit during the summer months when the pool will be open. More 

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