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The Richwood

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20 Newton Road, Torquay TQ2 5BZ England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews lebanese meal cooked breakfast games room swimming pool warm welcome two nights set us up for the day our night stay tea and coffee short break ten minute walk ensuite bathroom mini break stayed longer torquay harbour bed and breakfast feel very welcome
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We had a very pleasant stay at this clean and tidy B&B. The breakfast was probably one of the bests I've had whilst staying away for quite a while. Nothing was too much trouble for our attentive hosts. It's only a short walk to town...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank DottyBrad
Response from Veronica P, Owner at The RichwoodResponded October 3, 2018

It was also a double pleasure for us - meeting you and seeing you enjoy your stay! Thank you.

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Myself and my husband stayed at The Richwood for a short break using a Buy a Gift voucher. I was very nervous after reading all the reviews as to what I was going to find, but I needn’t have worried. We were greeted by Saida...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank ThreebrowniesEssex
Response from Veronica P, Owner at The RichwoodResponded September 20, 2018

...and thank you, Threebrownies, for your review. We are so happy that everything was to your satisfaction. We loved having you here!

Reviewed September 7, 2018

We managed to book a short stay at this hotel at very short notice, viz. the day before we arrived. This was due to us leaving other premises early as we were dissatisfied with it and were desperate to leave. This was like chalk and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank brianpostie
Response from Veronica P, Owner at The RichwoodResponded September 8, 2018

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and that you were happy with our service. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is a large, well maintained Bed and Breakfast and very reasonably priced - possibly under priced. It is owned by two charming, well travelled and educated ladies who were very personable and provided great service. This matters because please do not take advantage of...More

Date of stay: August 2018
2  Thank RaynesMark
Response from Veronica P, Owner at The RichwoodResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you Mark, for your review. We have been seriously upset by two of the recent reviews and your praise has given us new wind under our wings! Come back soon!

Reviewed August 10, 2018

Rich woods houses was pleasant and well maintained thought, a clear understanding to house keeping. The Room I stayed in was well maintained where you can see a real,personality of the building which they have stated. On the website and on one to one call...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Joshua M
Response from Veronica P, Owner at The RichwoodResponded August 12, 2018

Thank you Joshua for this review. We also enjoyed your stay here and look forward to hopefully seeing you again.

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About
Description
Welcome to the award-winning Richwood and Beirut-Bistro-Bar. When it comes to guest accommodation on the English Riviera, the Richwood is the only one which offers a combination of great More facilities, excellent hospitality and a bistro bar which serves delicious Lebanese, Mediterranean, European and English cuisine. And everything is very reasonably priced! Winner of the English Riviera and South Devon Bronze Award for Excellence in Service 2013, the Richwood is comfortably furnished and centrally heated throughout. All 13 bedrooms are En-suite, have colour TV with DVD players and tea and coffee making facilities. Ideal for families, there are reduced terms for children when sharing with parents. The Richwood is situated 10 to 15 foot minutes from the seafront and town center. You want to enjoy the nightlife and attractions that Devon has to offer? Or just want a quiet break? ...Then the Richwood is the place to be. Around Torquay: The English Riviera: Torquay is the jewel of the English Riviera and Britain's premiere holiday and leisure resort, offering a wide variety of holiday entertainment for all the family, including many theatres featuring International stars throughout the season. There is fun for all the family. There are beaches for safe swimming, water-skiing, sea and river cruises, boating and wind surfing, tennis, fishing, golf, putting, riding and pony trekking. For those who like to explore there are miles of coastal walks at hand, many historical towns to visit and the rugged beauty of Dartmoor is only half an hour's drive away. Gay friendly. Pet friendly: one premiere double/family ensuite and one premiere Pet Friendly room. £10 pernight per pet. There is free parking at the hotel on a first come, first served basis. There is also free parking on the road outside the Richwood in the unlikely event our car park is full. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
$36 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Richwood Hotel Torquay
,
The Richwood Torquay, Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
$36 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Richwood Hotel Torquay
,
The Richwood Torquay, Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
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Dining (5)
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oojjiibboo
September 6, 2018|
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Response from newmini | Reviewed this property |
The pool closes at end of September.
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Lynda M
September 28, 2016|
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Response from Veronica P | Property representative |
Unfortunatly no.
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Chrissydevon2014
May 3, 2015|
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Response from Veronica P | Property representative |
It is 200 meters to Torre station.
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Room Tips
"Next time I would ask for a larger double. rather than a twin but that's only cos I'm 6ft tall"
DottyBrad
Oct 2, 2018
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"My room was a single on the road side. Road noise does not bother me and it was not intrusive. The room..."
RaynesMark
Aug 13, 2018
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"Room 14 is bright, quiet, comfortable with fridge, television & DVD player. Room is upstairs. I'm..."
D4255SIjimh
Jun 15, 2017
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"Room small but clean and adequate"
anniehill1953
Jun 14, 2017
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