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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   26 Sands Road, Paignton TQ4 6EJ, England
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Ranked #8 of 97 Paignton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
markmandie Tamworth, United Kingdom
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  • Location
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

just had a lovely 3 day break at this excellent bed and breakfast,the rooms are lovely and clean great breakfast plenty to choice from, Mandy and Malcolm are a lovely couple, and cant wait to go back next year

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Luton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the start of August in Room 10. It took 6 hours to arrive from Bedfordshire due to the M25 and A303 so arriving was a relief. We received a warm welcome from Mandy and Malcolm who took our bags to the room whilst Mandy made us a pot of tea which was really nice. Room 10 is... More

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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely comments we are so pleased tbat you enjoyed your stay with us. It was nice meeting you both and it would be a pleasure to see you both again in the future if you holiday in Paignton again. More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a one week stay. Malcolm and Mandy made us feel very welcome from the onset. Room was lovely and Spotlessly clean. Breakfast was top notch and the guesthouse was in a great location. Paignton itself was a little run down in parts but still pleasant enough. The beaches were great especially Goodrington Sands. Malcolm and Mandy recommend... More

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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to wrife a review and for your lovely comments. We are pleased you liked our family room and enjoyed your stay at The Briars. Paignton is a good base to see the English Riviera and its travel links, steam train, main train, bus, ferry make it easy to travel within the area. We agree some... More

Birmingham UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a midweek break at the Briars. A wonderful guest house in a great location. A short walk around the corner to the picturesque harbor, and close to all the main attractions. Mandy and Malcolm made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. Rooms were spotlessly clean and well stocked..tea, coffee milk,water, and... More

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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments they are appreciated. It is so nice to hear when guests have enjoyed their stay with us. It would be a pleasure to see you all again should you holiday in Paignton in the future. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only had a short break but found the hotel very clean and tidy,really made to feel welcome by the lovely hosts and had 3 gorgeous breakfasts. Will not hesitate to stay here again,in fact would not look anywhere else.A**

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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hopefully we will see you again if you come down to Paignton in the future. More

Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Briars in August 2014. From the friendly greeting to a fond farewell (and excellent directions to miss out the roadworks on the way home!) our entire stay was excellent.The room was all one could hope for and had a wonderful view of the seafront and Torquay in the distance. It was cleaned and supplies replenished on a... More

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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments they are much appreciated. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and liked your room and the lovely view. If you do travel to Devon again it would be a pleasure to see you both again. More

Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed at 'Briars' every may and august since Mandy and Malcolm took over .Always made very welcome.The rooms are spotlessly clean and are freshened up each day,nice comfy beds.The breakfasts are cooked to order with plenty of choice and they are 'to die for' (Malcolm is always cheerful in the morning to start the day right) -ably assisted by... More

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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It is always lovely to see you both and we are pleased you continue to enjoy your holidays at The Briars. More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just had a weeks holiday and stopped here and can highly recommend this guest house. A warm welcome awaits you from Malcom and Mandy and the staff. The rooms are kept so clean and fresh looking every day, breakfast was first class with plenty of choice. Located within easy reach of all Paigntons attractions by foot. A great... More

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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your weeks holiday at The briars and that you would recommend us. Again thankyou. More

Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a weekend away for husbands birthday and the weather was great and we were made to feel very welcome.The rooms were spotless and bed was very comfy.The breakfast was perfect plenty to choose from and cooked to order.Malcolm and Mandy were perfect hosts couldnt have wished for anything more.Thankyou for our fantastic weekend hope to visit again when we... More

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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review

We are pleased you had a lovely weekend away and enjoyed staying atThe Briars. Your lovely comments are really apprecuated, thank you. Hope to see you again in the future. More

Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Malcolm and Mandy are very warm and friendly persons. We really enjoyed staying there and also enjoyed the delicious breakfast they served. The rooms were very comfortable. We can highly recommend staying at Briars!!

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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. It is so nice to hear when our guests from overseas have had a nice stay with us at The Briars. More

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Address: 26 Sands Road, Paignton TQ4 6EJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Briars 4*
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