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The Lawnswood Guest House

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for 3 nights, 17-20 July. Received a warm welcome on arrival and was shown to our room. The room was clean and comfortable. Host Karen was very friendly and helpful and Albi cooked an amazing breakfast each morning, his poached eggs were lush. Would definitely return if visiting Torquay again .

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

had a lovely three night stay at the lawnswood , karen the landlady made us very welcome and gave us some ideas on what to do in torquay and neighbouring areas . the breakfast was one of the best we have had and me and sven have stayed in a lot of establishments over the years so thank you to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for five nights. Met by a lovely hostess, who made sure we had everything we needed. Neat rooms, great breakfast and super location. Walking distances to the seafront and city center. Definately staying there again if we are in Torquay.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We arrived just after 4pm and had our van parked in front opposite of guest house. We had room 1 (double bed) on first floor facing the rear and room 4(twin beds) on first floor facing front. The twin bedroom is spacious and deco is very soothing. We stayed for only one night and David prepared our vegetarian breakfast which... More 

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lawnswoodtorquay, Owner at The Lawnswood Guest House, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your short stay with us. just to clarify a couple of your points; you were helped with your luggage up the 12 steps to the first floor. You make it sound like mount Everest. not what it actually was. Air-con ? i'm not aware of any guest houses or hotels (only the most modern and expensive... More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Dave the owner was extremely friendly, welcoming and very informative. The bedrooms were spotless, nice temperature, and the beds were very comfortable. Breakfasts were outstanding, freshly cooked to order every morning, also with fruit, cereal and yogurt available also. Very good value. Bus stop close by. Taxi service available by private hire was 3rd cheaper than taxis of the rank,... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

I have stayed here for five weeks while I Have been in the pantomime in the Princess Theatre, My host David Brown and his Family and staff, have made me feel right at home. My room was very comfortable with everything I needed, a good range of fruit fruit juices ect, plus an excellent cooked breakfast,

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Louth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Another comfortable stay at Lawnswood and the usual warm, friendly welcome from David. My wife was suffering from a back problem so we were swiftly moved to a room with a firmer mattress - excellent service. After cereals,the excellent full English breakfast is served piping hot with tea/coffee & toast.

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swindon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Good communication. Even though owner was out on arrival. Everything had been taken care of. Good breakfast. Friendly owner, easy to talk to. Comfort in that other guests, that used to live local and repeat vistors, still came back. For me the matress was a bit worn/soft, but i stress that is nit-picking and not worthy of the other box.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2,nights with a friend in the twin room has everything you require water tea & coffee making facilities,breakfast was lovely,it's a good base for Torquay and surrounding areas,parking easy in this area , and only 5 or 10 minute walk into Torquay centre will definitely use this guest house again!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

we stayed here for 3 days and couldn't ask for a better place, room 6 is large and very beautiful decorated. Everything is clean to high standards. Breakfast is the best one can have with poached eggs to die for. David is a book of information. if I my say so really gets me when people put a bad review... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Lawnswood Guest House

Address: 6 Scarborough Road, Torquay TQ2 5UJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $60 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lawnswood Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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