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John Burton-Race Hotel & Restaurant

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Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HG England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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All reviews grosvenor hotel richardson group richardson hotels pool and jacuzzi sunday lunch lady on reception three course meal sun terrace lounge bar per night first class booked this hotel fantastic location couldn't fault friendly welcome stayed for one night night stay
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed staying at the Hotel - lovely room, very good food (think they are not missing Mr. B-R!) and helpful staff. Would recommend this hotel for a lovely Devon break. The décor is nice and although the hotel was not full there were enough...More

1  Thank Barbequepete
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was delightful, affording a glimpse of the sea. There was plenty of space for us and our well behaved dog. We were pleased to be able to walk her in the garden and surrounding area. We enjoyed swimming and relaxing in the pool...More

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We booked our holiday with the john Burton - Race hotel for 5 days last week in September, the hotel was rebranded to the Abbey Sands Hotel a couple of weeks prior to our leaving, however, this did not have any effect on our break....More

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Staying here for second time this year Very dog friendly leave little treats for your pets very welcoming rooms clean staff friendly and accommodating. Looking forward to returning next month . Breakfast very nice no complaints what so ever

Thank SHAUN B
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for 1 night. The room was comfortable and quiet by night but does need updating. Looked like the carpet had been down for over 20 years. If you park in their car park at the front of the building it's an extra...More

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About
Description
John Burton-Race Hotel & Restaurant is located within walking distance of the beach at Torquay and boasts 47 bedrooms as well as two swimming pools, one indoor and what outdoor. With a stunning restaurant that caters More for both guests and private diners, under the Management of John Burton-Race, who daily creates menus inspired by his "French Leave" TV series and the Michelin starred establishments he has run during his career. With a beautiful lounge, open fires and relaxed atmosphere this is the perfect retreat for a long weekend away of a summer vacation. Our staff are all fully trained and can ensure your every wish is catered for. The hotel has been subject to major refurbishment and on-going investment to ensure it meets with the exacting needs of our guests and diners. Parking is also available onsite at a charge of £7 per night this is subject to availability and booking is essential please contact the hotel directly to arrange this. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
47
Price range
$61 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Grosvenor Hotel Torquay
Also Known As
Torquay Grosvenor Hotel
,
Torquay Hotel Grosvenor
,
Grosvenor Hotel Torquay
,
John Burton-Race Hotel & Restaurant Torquay, Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
47
Price range
$61 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Grosvenor Hotel Torquay
Also Known As
Torquay Grosvenor Hotel
,
Torquay Hotel Grosvenor
,
Grosvenor Hotel Torquay
,
John Burton-Race Hotel & Restaurant Torquay, Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
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Traveler (75)
Room & Suite (25)
Dining (21)
Pool & Beach (3)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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RajeshJ746
September 25, 2018|
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Response from llangattock | Reviewed this property |
We stayed there under the impression John Burton Race was the chef. Totally misled. dreadful place - avoid at all cost!!
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Rebecca R
July 7, 2018|
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Response from davidcB2049HO | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the hotel accepts dogs if you inform the hotel at the time of booking. There is a charge of £15 per dog per night and the hotel has allocated dog friendly rooms. Dogs are not allowed in the restaurant however they are... More
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beginnertoav
May 10, 2018|
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Response from Julie A | Property representative |
Hi There, depending on how busy the hotel is you can book a parking space and the reception team will be able to help. Please call 01803-294373 and advise of your expected date and time of arrival so they can check... More
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Room Tips
"This hotel has sea views. Two pools one indoor & one outdoor."
Sarahjh2025
Sep 3, 2018
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"avoid at all cost"
llangattock
Aug 20, 2018
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"My room overlooked the car park and was very quiet."
howszat
Jul 20, 2018
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"Don’t bother"
carolmE7383HI
Jul 17, 2018
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