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Sonachan House
4.0 of 5 Inn   |   35 St Andrews Road, Paignton TQ4 6HA, England   |  
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Ranked #12 of 97 Paignton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Middlesex
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“We will be back!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2010

Owners were very welcoming on arrival, room was spacious, extremely clean and comfortable. Parking and cosy garden at rear with bunnys, guinea pigs and pond which the children enjoyed. Breakfast locally sourced and tasted delicious. Couldn't have felt more welcome and will definitely return again, for longer next time!

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2010

Very happy staying here; faultless B&B accommodation

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2009

I visit Sonachan House about 3-4 times EVERY YEAR. It is just like being at home - Tony & Julie always make you feel at home.
Choice of breakfasts & evening meals (optional). Enjoy your evening in the bar with Tony. The hotel & rooms are clean with freeview TVs, radio alarm clocks to name afew, in all the rooms. Large on-site car park at the rear along with a garden you can sit & relax in.
Fully recommended. ***** FIVE STARS.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2009

Have just returned from a weekend at the Sonachan House.The rooms are spotless as is every-where in this hotel.Tony and Julie Smythe are wonderful hosts and nothing is too much trouble for them to make your stay as smooth as possible.The hotel is about a 5 or 10 minute walk from Paignton town.I defy anyone to eat the breakfast and say your stomach doesn't hurt.There is a well stocked and reasonably well priced bar that is open all day.There is also a well stocked lounge for your use,e.g. dvd's games books and childrens toys.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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lincolnshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2009

As a result of illness we had to put off our stay at Sonachan House twice ! which must have caused the owners many problems, We therefore arrived full of trepidation.......no worry....the warmest of welcomes......tea and biscuits. The room was large ,spotlessly clean with every facility for a comfortable stay . Beware though, the full English breakfast is not for wimps ! it is wonderful. Mr and Mrs Smythe are the perfect hosts...nothing is too much trouble. I defy anyone to not enjoy their stay at Sonachan House.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Sonachan House

Address: 35 St Andrews Road, Paignton TQ4 6HA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 97 B&Bs / Inns in Paignton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonachan House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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