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Shirley Hotel

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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206 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 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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4 hotel reviews
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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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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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6 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Shirley in 2013 for days, it was ok for short period but not for say a week. Owners were nice and pleasant and breakfast tasty Pool was freezing and car park small and difficult to get with a low car. Also most night hard to park on the road as no spaces. Also if plan walking into... More 

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Thank Alan P
Shirley2007, Owner at Shirley Hotel, responded to this review

We are the new owners of the Shirley and have been trading since 9th May 2016. Thank you for your recent comment on your stay in 2013. We will do our best to improve our services. Kindest regards, Nick and Chen More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

The only negative about staying at the Shirley was the fact that we only had time to stay for one night! from the fantastic welcome on arrival to the excellent rooms and extremely comfy beds to the great breakfast in the morning it was a great stay and we hope to return at some point. Additional bonus is the shirt... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Fabulous stay at The Shirley this weekend. We were made to feel very welcome by the owners and the other members of staff. We will definitely revisit in the future and would highly recommend to others. Thanks for a great weekend, Claire & Andy :)

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

I booked this hotel purely through the reviews on here and I was not disappointed at all. From the moment we booked Debbie the lady who runs this hotel emailed me offering any help with directions and requirements. I can not praise her enough, she was so lovely and helpful. The location is perfect close enough to the town but... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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: Braddons Hill Road East, Torquay TQ1 1HF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $85 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shirley Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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