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3 Adelphi Rd, Paignton TQ4 6AW, England
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Minerva
Ranked #71 of 97 Paignton B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012 via mobile

Well the time was getting on last night and i thought I would pay another visit to the cattlemans downstairs (it had to be done). I turned up and it was so busy and you saw differnt party's talking to each other the atmosphere was amazing no one was in a rush and Dave, Rachael and even Joan just couldn't... More

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Skegness
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4 reviews 4 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Just returned from our second stay of the year at the Minerva and was as excellent as ever,we were in room 10 once again as it is superb, spotlessly clean as ever and very spacious well worth the climb of two flights of stairs there is a stairlift on first flight if needed,once again the lovely breakfast set you up... More

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Basildon
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89 reviews 89 reviews
20 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

This was our 4th stay in the Minerva and, as before, had an excellent time with a very clean, well equipped bedroom and superb (and large) breakfasts. Dave & Rachel are excellent hosts and the advice they give re local amenities and restaurants can't be faulted. Looking forward to returning when they have their Steakhouse open.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Having stayed in the Minerva the previous week and enjoying an excellent stay we needed help when the Guest House my daughter had booked in Paignton was far below the standard that anyone would call acceptable (shared bathrom and toilet, family room on the third floor and bare plaster on the walls!). I turned to Rachael and Dave for help... More

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Frinton-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

We stayed for four nights this week and were very impressed - spotlessly clean and well run - breakfast was perfect and we would definitely stay there again! Well done Rachel and Dave and we hope we see you in our part of the country soon :0)

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Tewkesbury, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012 via mobile

Have just returned from a two night stay and will definitely be returning, very friendly owners spotlessly clean modern room and great breakfast! Close to the sea front and shops, overall a great place to stay.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

wonderful welcome very clean room very friendly staff and a brilliant breakfast we have stayed 6 times and i love these guys Dave Rachael and her mum. are without doubt the most helpful people we have come accross in the b and b trade.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

My daughter and i just spent 4 nights at the Minerva, we thought it was lovely and exceptionally clean and Rachael, Dave and Joan were really friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them, the Breakfast was superb with plenty of choice, you could have as little or as much as you liked. The hotel is ideally situated, close... More

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southampton
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

just spent the weekend at the Minerva,had room 10. The room was a spacious double with en-suit and very clean, this is the top room so there are 2 flights of stairs. They do have a stairlift to the first floor which is a great idea. The beach is at one end of the road and round the corner from... More

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Millbrook
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

I spent one night here for a weekend workshop nearby and was delighted with the quality of the welcome, service, room and breakfast. My room was a single room, decoration was modern and pretty, with a particularly clean bathroom. It's also a great location as just 2 minutes' walk from the seafront yet it's just off the main road so... More

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Address: 3 Adelphi Rd, Paignton TQ4 6AW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Minerva Paignton, Devon

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Minerva is a 4star guest house as verified by visit Britain and is full of luxury.A beautifully newly decorated guest house, we feel is one of the best in Paignton Devon.It has comfortable bedrooms with all the amenities you would expect, individually decorated, with many extras to add to your enjoyment. All our rooms have en-suites, digital flat screen TVs with free view, DVD Players,Wifi, hairdryer, tea, coffee, biscuits, full central heating and a collection of complementary bathroom accessories .If you're like most of our guests, you will enjoy a full, hearty, English breakfast served with all the trimmings. Also toast, jams, marmalade, cereals, Tea, Coffee and fruit juices which are served in our spacious and newly decorated dining room. We are a non-smoking guest house but have a designated smoking area outside.Our en-suite rooms are Modern, and make for a comfortable and relaxing place to stay.We Love to have families to stay, we even have a dedicated family room, also on offer is a stair lift for our guests who struggle with stairs ... more   less 
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