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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The couple who run this are really nice. There are 5 rooms and you cannot hear the others next to your room. It has a nice sitting area to the front of the house and is five minutes from the beach within walking distance. Tip- abbey torre is 3 minutes walk from the guest house . Room was big and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights last week and was very pleased with our choice of guest house. Room was clean comfortable and bright with on suite and a lovely comfortable bed. We had a cooked breakfast included which was very good lots of other options if a cooked breakfast was not required. Train station is 2 mins away sea front... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a lovely break in Torquay staying at the Gainsboro. Friendly welcome from Sue and Stuart with some great tips on places to visit during our stay. Great location wether on foot, car or local transport. Room was en suite with large shower and cleaned daily. Breakfast was beautiful and came with great choices if you fancied something... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Stayed at the Gainsboro for a short break in mid August. A very pleasant B&B very close to the seafront. The owners, Sue and Stuart are very friendly and accommodating. The room was spotlessly clean and the breakfasts excellent. We intend to come back for another stay. Would certainly recommend it.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Just had a lovely couple of days in Devon at this hotel. We couldn't fault it at all! Victorian building which has been really nicely decorated and is spotless, great hospitality and excellent breakfast! Wouldn't hesitate to book again thanks x

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

As a family of four we stayed at the Gainsboro for 9 nights B&B in the adjoining family room and must say it was a great b&b. We travelled by car but the train station and beach were only 5 min away. Sue was always helpful if you needed to know about anywhere to go and she has a extensive... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Very handy location, close to train station and only 20 minutes walk to the town centre along the prom. A quiet road in a leafy neighbourhood, several parking places at the property at the front of the well-kept garden, but also parking on the road didn't seem to be a problem. The property is well maintained to a high standard,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely first class we stayed 4 nights and got a very warm and friendly welcome from Sue and Stuart. The room was lovely and breakfast was perfect. Sue was always interested in what you had planned for the day and has a great knowledge of local areas and attractions to visit! Highly recommend and will definitely be back soon. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We stayed for 4 nights at the Gainsboro and had a lovely break. Very pleasant owners who were available and willing to give information about the area. This strictly non smoking, very clean guest house is very comfortable. Breakfast is very good. Quiet area but close to the sea and about 15 minutes flat walk into the Torquay Harbour area.... More 

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I have stayed in many bed and breakfast guest houses. This is by far the best I have stayed in and will find it hard to find another like this. The rooms were very modern, bright and clean. Comfortable bed and a great shower space too! Stuart cooked one of best Full English breakfasts I have ever had so 5*... More 

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Gainsboro, Owner at Gainsboro Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review Oscar, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and your time in Torquay. It was a pleasure to have you both in our home and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Sue & Stuart x More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bed and Breakfast accomodation in Torquay in a lovely, quiet and green location yet close to the beach and all facilities on the English Riviera. Gainsboro has been inspected by Quality in Tourism and is 'English Riviera Approved' for your peace of mind.Our traditional Victorian home offers relaxed and friendly B&B with hearty, and healthy, breakfasts. We have free Wi-Fi available for guest use.If you are travelling by car there is free parking available for guests or the railway station is only a 5 minute walk away if you are using the train. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gainsboro Guest House

Address: 22 Rathmore Road, Torquay TQ2 6NY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $71 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gainsboro Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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