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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sorry its taken me so long to write the review. We stayed in May and I just haven't got around to writing the review, which is a good thing, as I would have done it the day I got back if I had something terrible to report. Based on our experience at the time this was a lovely little hotel,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled down to Torquay for a 3 day stay from Staffordshire. After a near 4 hour drive we were treated to a big welcome and lovely cup of tea by Chen. This was the first time we have ever been offered a drink on arrival and was a lovely touch. Nick and Chen may be new owners but they... More 

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Shifnal, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visit Torquay a couple of times every year to catch up with elderly relatives, who are too frail to travel on their own these days, and we have stayed at The Shirley on our last couple of visits. When we arrived this time we found that Garry and Debbie had sold the establishment, but the new... More 

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very warm welcome from Nick on our arrival?Bedroom was comfortable,nice view and couldn't fault the comfortable bed,lovely crisp bedding and soft towels.Breakfast was freshly cooked with all dietary requirements catered for.If this resulted in a short wait the quality of the food soon made up for this.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long car journey the arrival at the Shirley Hotel was great, a cup of tea and a lovely friendly welcome from Chen and Nick the new owners of the property. It is situated on a hill but within walking distance to town centre and harbour although after a few ciders have been consumed the walk back up the... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Super welcome from new owners Nick and Chen, lovely victorian house in need of a little updating here and there. There are plans to start this soon. Great cooked breakfast from Nick with a choice of dishes. Short, if hilly, walk to and from the harbour with lots of good places to eat, close to the theatre. On site parking... More 

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Nick-and-Chen, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julia, Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again! Nick and Chen More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

My wife and I stayed at this lovely hotel for 4 days in July. The hotel is bright and airy with high ceilings and great original features. Our room was on the first floor and was fine. Usual fare for a B&B, adequate shower, WiFi, TV, tea and coffee, replenished biscuits and water daily, No issues with the room at... More 

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Thank Jim R
Nick-and-Chen, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jim, Thanks for your review. Chen and I are looking forward to showing you the improvements we have made when you next visit. Nick More 

Thirsk, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is one of a few in the area. The car park is small, with four spaces but I arrived early enough to get a space. The welcome was friendly and first impressions good. My room was up two flights of stairs which wasn't s problem and there are cold drink water coolers on each landing. The room is... More 

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Thank Gary B
Nick-and-Chen, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gary. Thanks for your review. As you know, Chen and I are new to the Shirley and have quite a long list of improvements that we want to make. Top of our list of priorities is to enlarge the car park. This is a slightly more complicated job than we had first imagined, we need architects drawings ( in... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Very comfortable and traditional B&B in a quiet location but central for Torquay. Breakfast was lovely. Fresh milk for our tea and coffee in the room was a welcome surprise. Warm and welcoming hosts, interesting décor.

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Thank AshillLady
Shirley2007, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AshilLady. Thank you for taking the time to review us and thank you for the lovely compliment on breakfast. Nick and Chen More 

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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and welcoming owners. Can't do enough for you, whilst still giving you space to have a relaxing holiday. We had a lovely light and airy room at the front. Had the sash windows open the whole time because the weather was beautiful. No noise at all from outside. Everything you could want in the room: Really comfy bed... More 

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Shirley2007, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Julie. Thanks for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to host you and your family and we're happy you had a lovely time. I can take credit for the breakfasts but not the lovely weather. We look forward to seeing you again. Nick and Chen More 

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm welcome awaits you at The Shirley, which not only provides Visit England Four Star accredited accommodation but also boasts a Visit England Breakfast Award. Individually styled and situated in a quiet road close to Torquay Harbour, restaurants, bars and shops, this family run Victorian villa still retains much of its original charm and character. Whether your visit is for business or leisure, the cosy and friendly atmosphere at The Shirley will provide you with happy memories of your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shirley Hotel

Address: 66 Braddons Hill Road East, Torquay TQ1 1HF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $83 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shirley Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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