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Merlewood House

Meadfoot Road, Torquay TQ1 2JP, England
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Ranked #65 of 155 Torquay B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Stayed for New Year's Eve. Excellent location near to the sea front, shops and restaurants. Lovely large room and a comfortable bed, which was immaculately presented. Really welcoming host and a fab breakfast to cap it all off!

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Have not long returned from a 2 day break staying at this lovely hotel. It is beautifully presented, pretty and quiet. Wendy the owner was so helpful and gave a first class service. She demonstrated an excellent eye for detail and ably anticipated our requirements. If in Torquay again, we will come back!

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milton Keynes United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed at Merlewood house for 2 nights,our room was lovely and clean beautifully decorated as was all the house,the bed was also lovely and comfortable.. So much choice at breakfast I was stuffed for the whole day :-) Ample parking,small walk to the town,Harbour,shop bars & restaurants.. Thank you to Wendy for an enjoyable stay will be back soon... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We've just spent 5 nights at Merlewood House. It is a beautiful house with lovely vintage, shabby chic and Laura Ashley décor. The rooms are charming, light and comfortable. It is on quite a steep hill just up from the harbour, which didn't bother us at all, but might be a bit of a trek for older guests. I had... More 

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Largelle, Owner at Merlewood House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to complete a review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and had not noticed the biscuits had expired, I would have been more than happy to replace them for you. I shall certainly consider fresh cut bread for toast as I agree it is so much nicer than sliced. Hope to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Merlewood House is a gorgeous guesthouse that felt like a four star hotel. The room was beautifully decorated and oozed charm and comfort. Wendy was such a great character and brimming with local knowledge and tips that were very helpful. The breakfast was delicious, and she even gave us a lift to the model village. We definitely want to stay... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We visited Merlewood House again this year, and it was three years since the last time we were there. Still as very good and enjoyable as the last time. Good breakfast and nice rooms. A little hot without fans, but it can easily be arranged, we believe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

After finding this little gem during an evening, my boyfriend and I were relieved that there were vacancies. The rooms have a lovely individual touch to each one and have everything you would need for your stay. The breakfast was lovely an we could not have asked for anything more. The location is perfect, just a short walk to the... More 

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We had the great pleasure of staying at Merlewood House over the May Bank holiday, and could not have wished for a more stunning place to stay, Wendy the proprietor was very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. This Grade 11 listed building is truly stunning, the interior decoration is to an excellent standard, the bedrooms are so comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

My wife and I moved to Torquay to live in August 2013 and due to the distance between houses we had to stay in a guest house overnight as the removal company could not deliver our furniture until the following morning. We could have just booked into any guest house for the night but it was our good fortune that... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Staying at Merlewood House is a treat in itself. The highlights are: 1. Excellent location, walking distance to the seafront, harbour and shops. 2. Fantastic breakfast prepared to a very high standard, with many options. 3. Decoration and furnishings are beautiful. 4. House steeped in history and interest. 5. Hostess, there when you need her but not intrusive, knowledgeable and... More 

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Address: Meadfoot Road, Torquay TQ1 2JP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
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