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Howden Court Hotel

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 28, 2015

Have just arrived home today after a Christmas break in this hotel. It was lovely. The hosts looked after us so well I was sorry to leave. There was enough food so nobody could ever say they were hungry and entertainment every night. Most of my fellow guests were like me ...young at heart. The room was very clean and...

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

This is a review from a 'First timer' guest, Sheila. Thank you for taking the time to write your review. You stayed with us over the Christmas period and your various comments certainly make it plain to see that you really enjoyed yourself. You made special mention to the 'Family feel of the hotel'. Other points that you mentioned were...

Reviewed December 3, 2015

well what can we say another brill time at Howden, Have been coming here for quite a few years peter and Gail have always made us welcome have also the staff ,this time was a bit special for us because we had never been to turkey an tinsel and I was returning my mom from where she began. The hotel...

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

What an absolutely fantastic review! In your words, Brill! This was your 1st T&T experience with us at Howden Court Hotel although you have stayed with us many times over many years. Thank you and your family for taking part in the 'Pipers' skitty on our pretend New Years Eve - good fun. We always look forward to your visits...

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 1, 2015

We revisited this hotel because we fell in love with the place the first time we visited . Our arrival and settlement into our room which happend to be one of the garden suit Rooms which had a wet room which was ideal for what we needed this tiime as my wife had suffered a stroke some 5 weeks prior...

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

A lovely review, thank you so much for showing your appreciation to a variety of items as detailed in brief below. You made special mention to: *Great food - well done to Andy our chef who consistently maintains a high standard. *Wonderland of Xmas lights. *Excellent entertainment. *Attention to detail. *Nothing too much trouble. and finally... *Best T&T to date!...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 25, 2015

We have been going to the Howden Court Hotel for quite a few years and never once have we been disappointed. From boarding the coach, driven by Kevin, until we leave we feel that we really matter. Peter, Gail,Val, Steve and John do their utmost to make sure we have a wonderful holiday. The hotel is immaculate and the food...

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

It is always nice to have our 'regular' guests return time & again. Even better still when they take the time and trouble to provide a review. Thank you so much. You have been staying with us here at Howden Court Hotel for more than a decade and during that time you have become more like friends than guests....still charging...

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 15, 2015

Very clean, staff very courteous and helpful. Best turkey and tinsel hotel for the last 6 years! Would fully recommend this to anyone! Christmas decorations absolutely fabulous!! Hope to repeat again next year. Irene Hunter x

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

We do have some lovely, appreciative guests stay with us here at Howden Court Hotel. Thank you so much for your very kind review comments. You made reference in regards to: very clean, courteous & helpful. You all said that our Christmas decorations were absolutely fabulous! Thank you. Be do believe that if you put the effort in, our guests...

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 15, 2015

Bedroom/Bathroom immaculate as was the whole hotel. Compliments to the Chef, food was excellent, meat was so succulent and the sauce on my Plaice was divine. All the staff are fantastic and go out of their way to make you feel at home and the stay FUN!! and Relaxing. Entertainment was brilliant every night. Never seen such beautiful decorations. Loved...

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

This is an absolutely fantastic review. Thank you so much. Your bullet point comment simply states "Excellent - worth more than 5 out of 5". WOW! We all appreciate your great comments, my wife and myself as owners with a hands on approach really do enjoy seeing our guests enjoy themselves. Our staff work to high standards as a team...

Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 5, 2015

My first time at the Howden and what a happy experience. Peter, Gail, Val and John, all worked so hard to give us a wonderful Xmas break. I didn't know what to expect from my first T and T break and I was so pleased to have come to this hotel to try it. The decorations were lovely and everywhere...

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

Thank you for your excellent review. This was your first visit to us and you stayed for one of our Turkey & Tinsel breaks. You made special mention in regards to our Christmas decorations. You also commented on the chef's poached eggs. Other notes of praise where in regards to our cleanliness, comfy beds and handy location which is just...

Reviewed November 2, 2015

This hotel speaks for itself in as much as this is our fourth visit and we are not the types to go anywhere twice! The hospitality of the owners, Peter and Gail is second to none. The rooms are immaculate, the food superb and the entertainment.....most entertaining! Also in its favour is the location...a stones throw away from the South...

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

I would really like to thank the two of you for writing such a fab review. Thank you. You like to get out and about a you made a special mention in regards to The West Coast Path and also Cockington Country Park. This area of Devon has many wonderful places to visit and explore. You also made special reference...

Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 30, 2015

We have been going to the hotel for a number of years now and on this occasion were with a group of 36. It is the second time we have used the hotels coach and the journey was very comfortable Kevin is an excellent careful driver. Arriving at the hotel the welcome was great, nothing is to much trouble for...

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

Super review, thank you so much. You have stayed here several times and for us here at Howden Court Hotel it is always a pleasure to see our 'regular' guests return. You have highlighted a few points that we really appreciate: Kevin, our coach driver (excellent driver), Great housekeeping (well done our cleaning staff - such a hard, physical job...

Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 29, 2015

Our first time to Torquay and first Turkey and Tinsel themed break. What a great time we had. Peter and Gail and their staff were very welcoming, room was nicely furnished and comfortable, food wonderful, hotel in brilliant location for catching local transport and short cut at the rear of the hotel for walking into town. Really did feel like...

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

Carol & 'Nasty John' thank you so much for your lovely review. You highlighted the 'Wonderful food', 'Brilliant location' and the 'Real Christmas' effect. Thank you so much. We do hope to see you return in the not too distant future. Have a fantastic 'Real Christmas' when it finally arrives on 25th December. All the best, Peter Proprietor

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Howden Court Hotel

Address: 23 Croft Road | Devon, Torquay TQ2 5UD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $79 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howden Court Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
#12 Family Hotel in Torquay
#13 Business Hotel in Torquay
#21 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
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“Book early. ideal for those who are disabled.”
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“The room we had .was not one that had been refurbished but was very big not a terrific view”
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“It has lifts to most rooms 2of our group had a garden room we has sea view room om first floor excellent room”
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