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Sonachan House

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   35 St Andrews Road, Paignton TQ4 6HA, England
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Ranked #13 of 96 Paignton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
HELEN J Swansea, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just spent 3 nights at Sonachan House. The guest house was absolutely spotless and Tony and Julie the couple who run it should be very proud of it. The food and service was excellent and there is also a lovely garden at the rear to chill out in the warm weather. The room we had was a double room but... More

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Thank you very much for your review - glad it was so positive! Hope to see you again sometime. More

Stafford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nothing is to much trouble for these two owners. Can highly recommend this as a very pleasant small hotel..Due to the lovely quiet location near the top of RoundHam head, the walk back from the beach/town is quite an uphill stroll, but worth it for the views

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Thank you for your review - look forward to seeing you again/ More

Helsingborg, Sweden
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very charming, familiar hotel in classic english style. Top service an cleaning. Good, english breakfast and also a litte pub available in the evenings. A room wit plenty of games för the children. Nice and quiet. A ten minutes walk fron the centre and beach of Paignton.

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Thanks for your great review - glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again. More

Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've just come back from spending a week at Sonachan. Thanks yet again to Tony and Julie for the excellent service and wonderful breakfast. We've been going for over 10 years and its never disappointed. I just wish it was closer to home and we could get more often.

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thanks so much for your lovely review - always great to see you all. look forward to seeing you again next year all being well. More

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

Last weekend we stayed for a two night break at Sonachan House and welcome the opportunity in complimenting Julie and Tony for a delightful stay. We were made to feel really welcome and comfortable. The accommodation and food were excellent, and cannot think of anything that would have made our stay more enjoyable, except a longer stay! The guest house... More

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Thanks for your great review - glad you all enjoyed your stay with us. Look forward to seeing you again soon. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I have visited every corner of the UK and have stayed in hundreds of guest houses, pubs and hotels. I have to say this place is in the top 3 B&B in the UK that we have stayed in. Apart from short climb up from town centre, I can't fault this place. I could go on and... More

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Thanks for your review John - Look forward to seeing you both again soon! More

Somerset UK
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived we were made welcome even down to a cup of tea whilst we signed in. The hosts Tony and Julie, are pleasant and friendly. The standard of the decor is outstanding. There is a lounge where you can watch TV or DVD's and also a well stocked bar. The breakfast menu is outstanding and the... More

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Thanks for your lovely comments - glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. More

Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Convenient for the town, the beach and the steam railway. Good facilities, accommodation and food. Julie and Tony are friendly and know how to run a guest house well. Good value for money and although I was a single traveller I would say it is well suited to couples with or without young children.

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Thank you for your positive review - always great to hear we're doing it right!! Hope to see you again soon. More

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

Good and quiet location, close to beach and town. Excellent food and accommodation. Made to feel very welcome by Julie and Tony, and I would certainly pay a return visit. Short walk to town and railway station.

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

Friendly welcome very clean comfortable room and a good breakfast with real ale behind the bar and a good location away from the kiss me quick part of Paignton. Very convenient for a number of National Trust properties.

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Thank you for your great review - glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon! More

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Address: 35 St Andrews Road, Paignton TQ4 6HA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonachan House 4*
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We are a small, friendly, licensed Guest House ideally situated for the numerous attractions of Paignton, including the beach, pier, multiplex cinema, crazy golf, harbour, the green, Torbay Leisure Centre and Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway. Goodrington beach is a short walk away where you will find Quaywest Water Park and many other water attractions. We have 9 en-suite bedrooms all of which have beverage tray, TV, clock radio & hairdryer. We have a bar where you can relax with a drink and/or join in the games and quizzes that we organize. Guests are welcome to enjoy our gardens where you can relax and take in the peace & quiet while you have a pot of tea or something stronger! ... more   less 
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