We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Great Grubb Bed and Breakfast

Hotel website
Fallowfields, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5LX, England
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
The Great Grubb Bed and Breakfast
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
The Great Grubb Bed and Breakfast
Review This Hotel

69 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    46
    18
    2
    2
    1
See reviews for
8
36
12
6
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (69)
  • Mar-May only
    (14)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (24)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (19)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (12)
All months
London
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We have stayed several times at this B & B. We keep going back because of the consistent package of : friendliness, cleanliness and deliciousness of their breakfasts! It is also in a very good location, as you can park at the B& B , and are within a short walk from the shops and treasures of Totnes, which is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for a few days, comfortable room, small but clean and modern bathroom. Excellent breakfast with home made bread and good local produce. The owners very friendly and helpful. A short walk into town and not the prettiest area of Totnes, but excellent value for money.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I was really surprised by how small the room was, we have never stayed in a bed and breakfast with such a small room, although the bathroom was quite spacious, but hey you are not going to spend as much time in there as in the bedroom. There were little touches like the thermal cup for you to use during... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shirley S, Owner at The Great Grubb Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us, but wish you had told us at the time that you did not like your room as there was another available with a garden view. Guests are always asked on arrival if they have any special requests or dietary requirements for breakfast. We do keep unsmoked bacon... More 

Ipswich
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I was in Totnes in August for a close friends 40th birthday. I stayed for 2 nights over the weekend. I booked a single room, but when I arrived I was pleased to find I had been allocated a rathe small room with a double bed. It was a double room, and although small it had as much room as... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shirley S, Owner at The Great Grubb Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Me and a mate took a rare long weekend motorcycle trip to Totnes to visit a friend and stayed here. Safe parking, clean room and decent breakfast are all important to us and are all provided at the Great Grubb. The friendly helpful staff can't be faulted. Well equipped shower room and all decor etc in good order the whole... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shirley S, Owner at The Great Grubb Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a nice review, it is much appreciated. More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
14 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very clean and comfortable room, with a well-looked after bathroom, a ten minute walk from central Totnes. The breakfast was excellent. A warm welcome, too. Good value for money. I would certainly visit again if in the area.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shirley S, Owner at The Great Grubb Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for giving us a good review, it is good to know that our efforts are appreciated. More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
47 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We arrived to a happy smile from the landlady who then showed us to our rooms. Therooms were clean and comfortable. We had breakfast in The Great Grubb and really enjoyed it. I'd be happy to recommend this B&B to other users and will probably stay again on our next trip to South Devon

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shirley S, Owner at The Great Grubb Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and thank you for your kind review. More 

Aberystwyth
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I LOVE this B&B. My partner and I stayed three nights in June for our mini-break. Clean and tidy, quaint and welcoming. Our vegan diet was catered for with no issue. Lovely breakfast selection. Ample parking and a nice suburb location, felt very safe. Cute hilltop garden was a nice place to eat our takeaway one evening. TV, Wifi, tea... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shirley S, Owner at The Great Grubb Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Apologies for not responding to your great review earlier, thank you very much for your kind comments, glad you enjoy staying with us. More 

London
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I needed somewhere clean and comfortable to spend a night in Totnes when visiting my daughter. Our previous attempt to stay at The Great Grubb was thwarted as there were no rooms, but a single room in January didn't prove to be a problem. The b&b is a few minutes walk from the centre of Totnes, with ample parking if... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
uxbridge
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Found this on Trip Advisor, and can only agree with what everybody else is saying about the Great Grubb! Friendly service, comfy room, great breakfasts. What more would anyone want more from a B&B? Yes, the room's are slightly on the small size, but it's not if you are going to spend all day cooped up in the room, and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

33 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (8)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Other (6)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (25)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
View from room (3)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (10)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question