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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

second visit to this hotel and I really could not say a bad word about it ,rooms and food are both excellent , staff very helpful ,bit disappointed with baggage because we lost a case on the way home because the label came off and the case got lost , but full credit to shearings they pulled out all the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this hotel! The foods good, although I preferred it when breakfast was served rather than self service. Our room was a twin bedded room and it was too small. More single than double. We were in room 301 Staff friendly and helpful

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1 Thank Christine H
SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Christine H and thank you for your review, I am glad you enjoy our hotel and particularly the staff, we look forward to your return sometime in the near future. All Bay hotels have now turned over to self service buffet breakfasts as we feel it reduces the length it takes to serve our guests and gives you all... More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

facts are my last review was wrong it was are 6th visit so this is our seventh time.travelled down by shearings coach lovely smooth journey down. had a nice week room was nice and clean .we had dan as our waiterhave to say hes the best weve had good service and exceptionally well mannered .the new idea of self service... More 

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Thank joejoanbrentwood
SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Hi joejoanbrentwood and thank you for your review. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed another wonderful stay with us. Dan will be pleased to know he looked after you so well, he has only been with us a short while, so its good to see that he looked after you during your stay. Great advice for the buffet,... More 

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49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay here a couple of weeks ago with Shearings. The hotel rooms are really clean especially the bathroom. The food, as always, was excellent and the staff were really polite and attentive. Thanks very much!

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1 Thank Tom W
SimonwMurray1, Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Tom W for your review and I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the bedroom, food and the staff were to your satisfaction. We hope to see you again soon More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from an 8 day holiday at the Torbay Hotel, must say this must be the best positioned hotel in Torquay right facing the marina and a 5 min walk to the town centre, our room was a good size and very clean and quiet being at the back of the hotel. The food was very good and had... More 

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1 Thank Julie L
SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Julie L. Thank you for your review of your holiday with us at the Torbay. Its great to hear that you had a wonderful break with us and that you found everything to your liking. Laszlo will be pleased to know that he looked after you during your stay and the chef will be pleased to hear that you... More 

Conwy County, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

having stayed at this hotel before was looking forward to a 14 night stay. The room was very good, spacious and clean however we went out for the day and on our return found the door left open by the housekeeping staff. As our room was next to the lift people could see it was open, we reported this to... More 

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Thank byates56
SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

It is regretful that you did not find your holiday with us to be as enjoyable as the others that you have spent with us. I will look into your comments regarding the bedroom and restaurant service and it is with regret that you feel that you will not be staying with us again despite many wonderful holidays that you... More 

Morley, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a Shearings holiday to the Torbay hotel and found it a very nice welcoming hotel.The hotel is probably in the best position in Torquay and a few minutes walk to the harbour,promenade and town centre.We found the meals were of a good standard and varied with a choice of menu.Our only disappointment,and this is purely a personal opinion,was... More 

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1 Thank Barrie W
SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Barrie W, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of the Torbay Hotel. I am pleased that you found the hotel very welcoming and I agree with yourself that we are the best situated hotel for the Harbour and Town Centre. I am glad that you found the menu to be appetising and I will pass... More 

Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Torbay last week for 5 days after visiting the other shearing hotel in Newquay. At check in the young man was very polite , it was hectic and after waiting and him explaining about the offsite parking he told us not to unload or we would get a ticket as we had been their a long time.... More 

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1 Thank Canz61
SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Canz61 Thank you for taking the time to post your review of the Torbay Hotel. Due to the central location of our Hotel our Car Park is offsite, it is a short distance form the hotel and is secured. I understand that this may not suitable for everybody and I am glad that the reception was helpful and arranged... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from 8 day holiday with Shearings..Clean hotel with friendly staff.Nikki our waitress very efficient.Restaurant in a bit of disarray on first night when tables were allocated.We paid extra for front facing room 100,.It had three large windows one looked onto dirty roof of amusement arcade the other two onto noisy main road.Not worth the extra.The Hotel organise a... More 

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Thank redrOn_11
SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Hi redrOn_11 and thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. I am pleased that you enjoyed our hotel and that you were looked after so well by Nicollette in the restaurant, although I am sorry if at first the restaurant searing took a bit of getting used too. We look forward to hopefully seeing you again... More 

Liverpool
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here on a Monday to Friday Shearings coach holiday. We have stayed at many Shearings hotels and this one is much the same. We paid extra to have a standard plus room and were pleased with the room we were given - 402. We had a good view and Torquay is so deserted at night that we weren't disturbed... More 

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Thank lyndaella
SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you lyndaella for writing a review of your stay at the Torbay. I am disappointed that you found some elements not to your liking, As you rightly say, we have had many people make many positive comments regarding the food and its usually well received. Unfortunately I cannot control our guests queuing for the restaurant, we encourage people to... More 

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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Right at the heart of beautiful Torquay, the Torbay Hotel benefits from stunning views over the lovely harbour. The hotel can be summed up as, 'grand features in warm surroundings,' and includes front-facing rooms with modern facilities - the Premier and Superior rooms are particularly desirable. It has a large ballroom, two bars, an indoor heated swimming pool and a sun terrace. The hotel is also within easy walking distance of the town centre's shops, boutiques and restaurants. After two years of extensive restoration Royal Terrace Gardens (aka "Rock Walk") has been returned to its former glory with a modern day twist. Located just next to the Torbay Hotel, Rock Walk offers spectacular views across the bay, and at night when it is beautifully lit up, it makes for the perfect evening stroll. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Torbay Hotel

Address: Torbay Road, Torquay TQ2 5EY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $126 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Torbay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 222
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Also Known As:
Torbay Hotel Torquay
Bay Torbay Hotel Torquay, Devon
Hotel Style:
#37 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
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