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Bay Esplanade Hotel

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Sands Road, Paignton TQ4 6EG, England
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room is the smallest I have been in in a hotel. The shower room is a broom cupboard and not fit for purpose. You cannot even put toiletries in there as there is no room. The room itself lacks adequate storage and was not clean. We found a vodka bottle left in the wardrobe with something in it and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel over new year. The hotel reception was very clean and well layed out and the staff very helpful. The bedrooms were awful, small and cramped. The bed was well past its sell by date. Never again.

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Bury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The weather was grim over the New Year but the welcome was warm. The refurbished reception, lounge and dining room areas were stunning, can't wait to see the refurbished Riviera Lounge(entertainment room) next year. As always the staff were tremendous, Greer WELL DONE, you know what we mean, Dee, Andy, Ash Simon, Lee and all the rest of the staff... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found all of the staff to be friendly and most helpful. The location is excellent. Bar staff were excellent. The waitress service was excellent and fast. Could find no fault with this hotel and would return.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We decided to got to Paignton after not going for around 6 years, Paignton was a family trip every year! We decided to stop here as we heard it was one of the popular hotels then to realise it was more like a care home haha! Wouldn't recommend if your under 40! We had a bit of trouble while traveling... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We returned to the Esplanade for a New Year Break and it was noticeable how many returning guest were there this speaks how guest rate this hotel because it is well run friendly and excellent staff many rooms have been refurbished with more being done starting January 2016 meals were good also the entertainment making a first class atmosphere for... More 

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Thank ocean52
greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review ocean52, Happy new year and Thanks for your great review, It so nice to read your excellent comments about the hotel and how it is managed. We are so pleased to hear you really enjoyed your New year break with us, we aim to please! We do have some very good staff with great very good... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Went on Christmas coach holiday with Shearings. At this time of year, holidays are around 2/3 times more expensive than at other times. The hotel is old with very basic rooms and minute bathrooms lacking storage areas and the smallest wash basin I have ever seen.In our twin room we had to clamber over the single bed to open or... More 

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greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Derek B, for posting a review. Thank you for your comments. I am pleased you enjoyed the food, entertainment and staff, however apologies as many of the bed/bathrooms are on the small side, I hope that this does not stop you from visiting us again in the future, we have many repeat guests and with on-going refurbishment of... More 

Walsall. West Mids
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

My hubby and I stayed at this hotel between 4th and 7th Dec with a shearings short break. Extremely good value for money. Hotel recently been renovated in public areas but the bedroom we were allocated was in definite need of TLC. There was a very tiny shower room and a separate very tiny toilet area with the hand basin... More 

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1 Thank Susan J
greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Susan J, for posting a review, Many thanks for your comment about the hotel and staff. We have had many rooms refurbished over the last few years, but there is still a few more to do. We have also had all public area's refurbished in Janaury2015 and January 2016, with more bedrooms being refurbished. Hopefully if you visit... More 

Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Well situated opposite a small harbour which would be lovely in the summer, short walk thru the town to the main bus/train station from which you can go everywhere/anywhere. The room we had was freshly decorated ,clean but a bit tight in the bathroom area, but We managed ok, food was good, deserts exceptional. Bar area was very nice, dining... More 

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greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Touristleigh for posting a review. I’m so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are, as you state, in a lovely resort, level access to all amenities, an ideal location from which to explore the southwest. I am glad you enjoyed the food, bar and entertainment and we will look forward to welcoming you again in... More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

We stayed in Room No: 108 for the week-end break in December 2015 through Shearings. The check in was quick, the Charge/Key card was issued at the entrance as we got down from the coach and the keys were hanging in the Room door. Good size room, comfortable mattress, bright linen, Flat screen TV, modern furniture, complementary Tea/Coffee tray. Room... More 

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greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you RPKumar,for posting a review Thank you for your comments, Room 108 was fully refurbished in January 2014, so sorry to read your comment about the carpet, which we will look into shampooing, although it does appear that it is just the pile of the new carpet. I am glad you encountered very good restaurant and bar service, we... More 

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