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Howden Court Hotel

#16 of 88 Hotels in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
Croft Road | Devon, Torquay TQ2 5UD, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel, clean and tidy. Very comfortable rooms. Staff and owners very friendly and helpful. Hotel was very well placed to walk to harbour and town. Felt very relaxed even though only stayed one night we would definitely stay again.

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Thank Sarah Jane D
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Great review from Sarah Jane D, thank you. You stayed one night and still enjoyed your stay enough to write some FAB comments. You emphasized our: cleanliness, friendliness and good location for harbour and town. Thank you. We look forward to greeting you in the future. All the best, Have a great summer, Peter Proprietor More 

Evesham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our 7th consecutive holiday at Howden Court, and we cannot wait for the 8th! We stayed in room 32 - a garden room. As always, the staff, the food and the cleanliness were great. By chance we met up with a couple from Southampton who had stayed last year and decided to come back, so that was extra... More 

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Thank lindarice0847
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

A really nice review. Thank you. You have stayed on several previous occasions so it is really appreciative that you have taken time to provide your comments via TripAdvisor. Like many other reviews you have emphasized several areas to mention: cleanliness, food and our staff. Great. We do look forward to your next visit. Have a fab summer. Peter Proprietor More 

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

My first visit to this hotel, it wont be the last , I had room 30 which opened out on to a little courtyard, the room was very clean as was the hotel, food was good a very good selection, the grounds to the rear of the hotel are lovely a short walk to seafront had a lovely day out... More 

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Thank mtryphena
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

A lovely review, thank you. The courtyard that you enjoyed is also the home of the Howden Court Hotel Gnomes, I dare say they kept you company. You have praised us in regards to our cleanliness and food - two very important aspects to our holiday makers. You also enjoyed they pleasant gardens and took advantage of our private pathway... More 

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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

hotel was lovely very clean /that I must say staff very nice friendly trip out very nice but again have to say its not nice to pick bread out basket to toast find that its mouldy another person no apology nothing all said just try get food line in order evry meal was left by me I had baked spuds... More 

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Thank Meg P
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. You have mentioned some plus points: very clean, friendly staff, nice trip out. You have also noted some negative points: mouldy bread, cold food. Firstly, we must apologise if you found any bread on display that was mouldy, obviously this would not be our intention to provide such an item and it would... More 

Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one day at the Howden Court Hotel, was greeted by the owner who was so very helpful and cheerful. Stayed in room 14 on the first floor and I must say how very clean the room and bathroom were in fact the whole hotel was nice and clean. Had a lovely evening in the bar and in the morning... More 

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Thank Colin K
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

A very nice review, thank you. Although you stayed only one night, you have still taken the trouble to create your review on TripAdvisor. We do pride ourselves on the cleanliness of the hotel - this is due mainly to Gail (my wife) who oversees this department. Once again, we have a special mention in regards to breakfast - thank... More 

London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night and you could list every aspect of a good normal hotel stay and this would tick the boxes. It has good wheelchair / limited mobility access and a lift to the floor we stayed on... make sure you ask, which we did on booking. So why is my heart not singing... well as an individual... More 

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Thank Ontheferry
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. You stated many good points and some points that you were disappointed with. Our breakfast choice is not as extensive as a 3/4 star hotel or a Premium Inn. For the benefit other readers please note that we do offer a choice of 5 types of cereals plus porridge. We offer Orange Juice... More 

Dunstable, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the hotel pretty much last minute as its dog friendly. The hotel on arrival looks like it might need a little modernising. Walking in the hotel is quite smart and welcoming. The staff are so friendly and helpful, made the stay really pleasant. The room was good, nice and quiet, clean, bed was comfy. The room backed on... More 

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Thank Jamie N
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your very positive review. Built in 1860 the hotel still retains many of the architectural features of its day although we have modernized many of the guest bedrooms and recently renovated the bar and reception area. We are a dog friendly hotel, one of our garden rooms is set aside for this purpose. This room includes... More 

Cirencester, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time staff friendly breakfast was fabulous. Relaxing time close to everything you need train station seafront shops restaurants pubs would recommend it if you like the relaxing sort of holiday it's a grade 2 listed building which makes it more special so thank you to all the staff

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howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for providing this lovely review. You were happy that our location was close to all amenities and a stroll down to the seafront. This is a Grade 2 listed property built in 1860 and it still retains many of the architectural features of the period. We hope you return to enjoy another 'Fab' breakfast in the near future.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

From the first call to book they was very helpful, when we got there they asked if we would like to be upgraded to sea view room, The owners were very friendly and so was the staff made you feel at home straight away, Nice big garden sit out in and relax with a rear gate to the beach a... More 

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Thank Ian M
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Another great review. We do like it when our guests appreciate us. You have stated that you liked our bar and the benefit of a separate quiet lounge. Once again a special mention in regards to breakfast, our chef ANDY does a brilliant job. You have said that you will definately return, we look forward to greeting you in the... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Just arrived home from another great holiday at The Howden Court hotel. We had a wonderful time with other guests, some who have been before and also some who were visiting the hotel for the first time (but not the last ). There was a couple who arranged to have a marriage blessing at the hotel. Peter, Gail and the... More 

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Thank jean_fletcher3
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Fab review from two of our regular guests who have been on holiday with us many times over many years, in fact they have seen our children grow up from very young kids into adults. During this particular stay we were fortunate enough to hold a 'Blessing' in the hotel garden for hotel guests, Ann & Ted. They met here... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Howden Court Hotel

Address: Croft Road | Devon, Torquay TQ2 5UD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $90 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howden Court Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
#12 Family Hotel in Torquay
#13 Business Hotel in Torquay
#22 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
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