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The Elmdene

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

This was our first visit to the Elmdene. We were looking for a small and nice quiet Hotel on the Southcoast following a cruise out of Southampton. Because we were unfamiliar with Torquay area we choose to book the hotel based on trip advisor reviews by other travelers. It turned out we did the right thing. From the moment we... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Just spent 9 nights at the Elmdene our first holiday in England for a long while and we were not dissapointed.On arrival we were met by carol and andy who showed us to our room on 2nd floor room 6 very well presented, comfortable bed everything you could think of was provided,special touches like small fridge with fresh milk and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

This Victorian house has been modernized in a very tasteful way making it very well suited to vacation accommodation. The owners are a very likeable and helpful couple, who gratifyingly are also excellent cooks. The weather was not good when we stayed but they suggested some great ideas for things to do. The highlight was a steam train-bus-boat round trip... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Just on our way home from a weeks stay in room 5, lovely place with great hosts. Room absolutely spotless, bar area lovely, breakfasts absolutely delicious. Really close to the beach and town, visited some lovely places nearby too. Only disappointment was the weather but you can't book that!! Would definitely return .

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

We stayed at the Elmdene for 10 days in June. The accommodation was second to none. Andy and Carol were the perfect hosts, very friendly and couldn't do enough to make it the perfect holiday. The Elmdene ticks all the boxes and more.

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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Elmdene. Lovely welcome tray when we arrived and wonderful breakfasts which we couldn't fault!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Stayed for six nights and thoroughly enjoyed our holiday- the weather was fantastic. On arrival we were greeted on arrival by Andy who brought us a very welcome pot of tea to our room. We stayed in room 4 at the back of the house and although we didn't have great views from the two windows the spacious, bright and... More 

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Shifnal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Andy and Carol are superb friendly hosts. The hotel is spotlessly clean, and the breakfast is the best we've eaten in a B&B, all the ingredients being sourced locally. We were sad to leave and will definitely be back! Mick & Sarah. x

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

Andy and Carol could not do better. We will not forget our most enjoyable and comfortable stay at The Elmdene which could serve as a model of excellence for every B&B in the Country. We don't know how they managed it AND remained hospitable and SMILING! We thank them both and extend our Best Wishes. Eileen & Gerry Clarke

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Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Our long weekend went too quickly, we would happily have stayed on for longer. The Elmdene is like home from home, and the hospitality shown by Carol and Andy was second to none. Our room was first class in comfort and cleanliness, as was the rest of the hotel. The choice of freshly cooked breakfast was excellent, the only hard... More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elmdene is quality 5 star visit britain graded guest accommodation, situated on the level in a tree lined road opposite open parkland. We have six en-suite bedrooms, we offer free onsite parking and free wi-fi. We are a short level walk to the seafront, train station and conference centre. The town and harbour are within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elmdene

Address: Rathmore Road, Torquay TQ2 6NZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $125 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Elmdene 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Elmdene Hotel Torquay
The Elmdene Torquay, Devon
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