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Sonachan House

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   35 St Andrews Road, Paignton TQ4 6HA, England
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Ranked #11 of 96 Paignton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
PJSSESDS Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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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 3 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 2 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 3 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 3 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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Thank you for reviewing us - very much appreciated! More

Thompson, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Easy booking procedure and great price value. We met helpful owners and really clean and comfortable rooms. Kind atmosphere. Separated parking places. Free WiFi option. Only 3 minutes from the beach by car.

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

York, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

A warm welcome starting with the tea and coffee when we arrived. The hotel is excellent for children as it is five minutes' walk from Goodrington Sands (just a bit further to Paignton), there are rabbits and guinea pigs in the garden and there are toys and DVDs for them in the lounge. Wide choice for breakfast.

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

Rochester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

On our arrival Tony made us feel so welcome, we were shown to our rooms which were perfect. The presentation and cleanliness were outstanding, everything we could want or expect was catered for. The location being just a short walk from the seafront with lots of places to eat and relax. Both Tony and Julie were so helpful with suggestions... More

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Thanks once a gain for a great review - Hope to see you both 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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