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Sands Road, Paignton TQ4 6EG, England
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Bay Esplanade Hotel
Ranked #15 of 21 hotels in Paignton
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights and really enjoyed it couldnt fault it at all.All the staff were fantastic , what a great location right near lovely harbour and town almost just round corner.Brilliant will definately return .

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed hear for 4 nights hotel very dated and in need of a good refurbishment. Food was ok but nothing to rave about. Ensuite was very small and desperately needed refurbishment. If this was my main holiday for the year I would have been really disappointed

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the esplanade Aug 4 to Aug 8 2014. We found the hotel staff excellent. The food was of good quality and plenty of choice. The entertainment was also very good. Our room was small but clean and adequate. An elderly couple Bill and Joyce where celebrating there 60th wedding anniversary.what a lovely couple we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 7 nights at the explanade hotel.the hotel Was in an excellent location just over the road from the seafront and a short walk from the cinema and the town centre.our bedroom was clean with a very small bathroom.definitely not luxurious but adequate for our needs.The food was good but the portions were not overly generous... More

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the third time my family has visited this hotel.The staff are always very friendly and helpful.The food is good varied and plentiful.We had entertainment,Bingo,quiz and cabaret for three of the four nights we stayed with an optional theatre trip (Babbacombe Theatre)which was well worth the money.Although it is an older hotel improvements are in progress.The rooms are of... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Bay Esplanade Hotel in Paignton with Shearings Coach Holidays. The reception staff were very helpful and friendly and our waitress was lovely and very hard working. The food was very good, with full waitress service and the bed was comfortable. We had entertainment on 3 of the 4 nights of our stay, which was very... More

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Having just spent 8 days at the Esplanade I would say that it is not the best of Shearings Hotels. At the moment they are refurbishing parts of the hotel with more to follow. Our room which was in the basement had been refurbished but the bathroom was just a botched job with old sink / toilet, door that did... More

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esplanade123, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you sueejan for taking the time to post a review. I am sorry that you were unhappy with certain aspects of your holiday. We do have an on-going programme or refurbishments and hope that you found the new refurbishment of your bedroom was to your liking, apologies for the old bathroom, we aim to complete a further 24 bathrooms... More

Amesbury, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We have just had a 7 day break in a sea view room which we found clean and comfortable. The food was excellent and the service from the staff who worked really hard to cater for everyone was brilliant (especially Rebecca). Paying for a parking space is ideal so we could go off and enjoy ourselves and feel free. We... More

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esplanade123, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Joan H for taking the time to post a review of your recent holiday with us. I am very pleased to read how much you enjoyed the excellent food, service and your holiday overall. I will pass on your comments to Rebecca; she is a lovely girl who will really appreciate your kind comments. I will look into... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic position on the beach. Hotel was spotlessly clean and the meal services were really efficient with the food piping hot. The entertainment was fun with the staff - Ashley - joining in. Wish we had booked for longer.

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esplanade123, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you ymfallows,for taking the time to post a great review of your recent weekend break with us. Thank you for your great comments about the food, rooms and service you received, I will pass on all your kind comments, Ashley will be very pleased to read his name mentioned, he is a lovely lad, who always excels so thank... More

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15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Just back from self drive to this hotel and even the weather was on our side. The hotel is in a poor state of decour but for the price we were not bothered but would not pay the summer prices for the room we had(sink for washing in the bedroom away from the other amenities). The young waitress by the... More

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esplanade123, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you ReddraggonWrexham, for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. I am pleased to read that overall you seemed to have a good holiday. I am sorry you did not find the bedrooms to your liking, we do have an on-going programme of refurbishment, with bedrooms and public area’s planned for 2015. Hopefully... More

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Address: Sands Road, Paignton TQ4 6EG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
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Also Known As:
Esplanade Hotel Paignton
Bay Esplanade Hotel Paignton, Devon

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The Esplanade hotel is a pleasant hotel ideally situated and set on a level seafront position just a short walk to the sandy beach, picturesque harbour, pier, shops and brand new cinema. Paignton is right in the heart of Torbay and is an ideal resort for all ages as well as a great base from which to explore South Devon and the surrounding area. Within the hotel, the south facing Sun Lounge and Harbour Bar Lounge offer stunning views across ‘the Bay’ and the attractive Riviera Suite provides a warm and friendly atmosphere to enjoy the entertainment. The Esplanade also offers the opportunity to upgrade your standard room to one with a sea view (charges apply) and the stunning view on a sunny day is certainly worth it! ... more   less 
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