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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent B and B, nothing too much trouble for our hosts. Room warm and comfortable, very good breakfast with good variety. We would highly recommend the accommodation and location very convenient for local attractions.

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This B & B near the centre of Torquay is an above average B & B. The rooms are spotless and the owners Carl and June are helpful and efficient. Breakfast is excellent with plenty to eat and whilst we were there they had the added advantage of a little helper, their delightful daughter Lexi who serves the toast and...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from a two night stay at the kingsholm and it was great clean and homely. The breakfast was very nice , good choice cooked well. The owners Carl and June really make you feel welcome we would go back. It's in a good location to the town as well.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from another 5 night stay at The Kingsholm. Needless to say, we had a great time .Carl and June were the usual great hosts, making all the guests, old and new, very welcome. Hotel was spotless, cuisine was excellent, Always good to be able to return to a hotel we can depend upon, and never let us down....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

me and my wife carmen have just return from a weeks stay at the kingsholm, and we had a lovely relaxed stay with June and Carl , we were met by June who checked us in to room 1 a lovely cosy room , we felt like we were friends rather than guest, Carls a great guy friendly and polite...

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Quenington
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Excellent service very clean and comfortable room nothing to much trouble. Very good waiteress very polite. Very good Italian called Biancos good service and great food. We will definitely be staying again next year.

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Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 29, 2016

We have just had a 3 night break at this hotel. Great location close to the harbour and restaurants, a spotless, cosy room with en suite, welcoming and friendly hosts, delicious breakfast are just what you look for in a great hotel. Need to mention fantastic value for money as well. We will definitely recommend this hotel to everyone.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Just had a 3 night break at kingholm our 3rd visit here over the last 3yrs would highly recommend it . Rooms clean food fab hosts friendly even had their little daughter helping out who was so adorable and polite . Within walking distance to town and most amenities. Will definitely go back .

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Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 20, 2016

We have just had a fabulous stay at Kingsholm. The location is superb, just a brief walk to shops, restaurants, theatre and the harbour. Rooms were very clean. The freshly cooked breakfast was fabulous. Will definitely return and would recommend this hotel to others.

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Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a great location for the town which is a short walk away locatio The owners are very helpful, welcoming and friendly Our room was very comfortable and had a very nice enough suite shower room Breakfast was lovely There is a very comfortable lounge that residents can use It is a 'proper home from home'

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kingsholm is a fine Edwardian guest house situated only 350 metres from Torquays famous harbour and town centre with some of Torquays finest restaurants just a few minutes walk away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kingsholm Hotel

Address: 539 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $50 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kingsholm Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Hotel is near main road but never that noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles davide982, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quiet.at There are steps leading to the entrance so guests with difficulty walking should bear this in mind.”
 of 5 bubbles _annegra27, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“Bayfronted room at front roomy with good views.”
 of 5 bubbles devonladshieldslass, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“Ask their advice”
 of 5 bubbles daveturner1948, Sep 30, 2016 | Read review
“Hotel access involves steps as do bedrooms so if you have mobility issues aim for a first floor room”
 of 5 bubbles PuchM50, Sep 30, 2016 | Read review
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