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Waterside Holiday Park

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Three Beaches, Dartmouth Road, Paignton TQ4 6NS, England
Waterside Holiday Park
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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wolverhampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just got back from a 5 night break. The site is in a lovely location, good for all the local beaches, Paignton and Brixham. Nice coves 5 min walk, stunning views across Torbay. Brilliant to see steam train trundling through the edge of the site. It is very hilly, the facilities are good. Staff very friendly and obliging. Our van... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

went to waterside park lovely caravan with stunning sea views but rest of camp let it down ,we went to the smugglers in for a cider why we watched our grandchildren in park it cost us £8..50 for 2 ciders, we went to see what was on in the club at night and was told karoke was the main event... More 

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Birmingham, uk
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 4 nights from 20th July. Park is lovely and quiet perfect for families. The caravan we stayed in was gold plus it was very clean and had everything we needed. My daughter enjoyed the outdoor pool and the evening entertainment. All in all a good park, would definitely stay again!

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ParkHolidaysUK, General Manager at Waterside Holiday Park, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review & kind comments within. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed what we had to offer. We look forward, as I am sure you are, to you returning soon. More 

Liskeard, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall this caravan park was a lovely little site. Brilliantly situated a few minutes away from breath taking views and local amenities. There is a bus that comes right into the park that takes you right into Paignton bus station which is handy if you don't drive! The park is very quiet and has a real family atmosphere, which was... More 

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ParkHolidaysUK, General Manager at Waterside Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you 572eng for your review. You have captured exactly what Waterside is all about a small, family friendly park and very fortunately set in a beautiful part of the country. I appreciate your comment regarding the staff, you will notice that virtually every review on Tripadvisor this year mentions on how polite, friendly & helpful the team normally are.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 4 nights 20th to 24th. We had a fabulous time. We loved watching the steam train going past the park. The outdoor swimming pool was lovely and warm. Kids loved it! Luke from the kids entertainment team was fantastic. An asset to the park. He works his socks off by himself to keep everyone entertained. Well... More 

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ParkHolidaysUK, General Manager at Waterside Holiday Park, responded to this review

What a lovely review Rebecca B, thank you. Thank you for your kind comments regarding Luke & the Entertainment, he works extremely hard and thoroughly deserves the praise he has received so far this season. We have addressed the service issue in the Smugglers restaurant, this will not be reoccurring. Thank you again for your comments, we look forward to... More 

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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little site, the caravan we hired was quite reasonable in price, very clean overall very happy with the caravan. The staff in reception - shop were very friendly and helpful. There was a lovely field were we could walk the dog just at the back of the site which also provided some stunning cliff top views.strangely howver we called... More 

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ParkHolidaysUK, General Manager at Waterside Holiday Park, responded to this review

Many thanks Kevin J for your review, so pleased to read you enjoyed your holiday. On the Sunday morning we held an Owners breakfast event, as we do once a month for the Owners, however they should only receive the same breakfast as our Guests. I am sorry to read your comment regarding the staff in the Smugglers, as you... More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice holiday park, in a great location. 2 mins from the beach and the water park. All the staff where very friendly and the entertainers Luke and Steven where fantastic. Ws able to extended our stay by an extra night at a minimal cost. Would recommend for a family holiday.

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ParkHolidaysUK, General Manager at Waterside Holiday Park, responded to this review

What a lovely little review Tgriff23 thank you, and thank you for the recommendation. See you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely tym with my family, entertainment was brill at night, bingo and quizzes, Luke you had us in stitches and your singing is amazing, my daughter is still talking about you and how you showed her to make a balloon dog lol, we will definitely be back.

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ParkHolidaysUK, General Manager at Waterside Holiday Park, responded to this review

Great to read you & the family had a great time with us and enjoyed the weekend, especially the Entertainment. Luke, Steve & the team look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of spending 5 lovely days in caravan number 36 and honestly cannot fault the caravan at all, many thanks to the owners for providing such luxurious accommodation. The only downside to this particular van is that it does not provide the stunning views enjoyed by the ones higher up the site, but hey that is being... More 

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ParkHolidaysUK, General Manager at Waterside Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Paul G, I will pass on the accommodation comment to the Owner of No. 36. Unfortunately not all of our holiday homes, privately owned or our own, benefit from the stunning views however a short walk through to Saltern Cove & the Headland provides a stunning view across the Bay. Thank you again for your... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to waterside holiday park last year and enjoy it it was great entertainment for kids the caravan was lovely with great view for kids to see the steam train going by the caravan park and re booked for this year and when we arrived this year the caravan wasn't ideal for three children under 4yrs old with only... More 

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ParkHolidaysUK, General Manager at Waterside Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi woodward_23 thanks for your comments. It’s pleasing to note that we were able to assist you with your issue regarding the accommodation, we are only too pleased to help where we can. Sadly the Entertainment is a smaller offering this season however Luke & Steve do provide quality entertainment that is enjoyed by the majority of our guests. Thank... More 

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