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Bridport, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Head View for three nights. We were NOT disappointed. Far from it. This is an excellent small hotel - the owners do everything to ensure your stay is memorable. Absolute First Class. We shall return.

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Thank rogerandjulia2016
HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Hi Julia and Roger. Thank you for your lovely review, which was so kind of you and we can't wait until you return. Looking forward to welcoming you back to Headland View. Regards David More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed at this delightful guest house many times over the years, and have had lovely hosts along the way. David and David are the new management this year, and we are so lucky to meet such nice people, who by there manner and attentiveness, have made yet another four night break so enjoyable. Headland View is a delight,... More 

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Thank Michael R
HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Michael, I think we were the lucky ones to meet such a lovely couple, and congratulations on your 33rd anniversary. So happy you enjoyed your visit and hope it will be the first of many with us. I have stayed in literally hundreds of hotel rooms during my years in sales and marketing for the major hotel chains, and... More 

Birmingham
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent three nights at the headland view in a second floor sea view room and it was lovely. From the minute we arrived the two owners were very friendly and could not do enough to make our stay comfortable, welcoming us with coffee and biscuits while checking us in to sorting out maps and guides they thought we would find... More 

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Thank JJJLG
HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Hi Jill, it was lovely to meet you and Jason and delighted you had a great first visit to Babbacombe and hopefully the first of many. We are very fortune, that Babbacombe is a tucked away enclave away from the hustle of Torquay harbour. Although we are a mere 2 miles away, we have a very different atmosphere. Many of... More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at Headland View before and was delighted to find it was as good as ever. David is indeed the perfect host, nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are delightful, everything is spotless and you won't get a better breakfast anywhere. There is a very relaxed friendly atmosphere, I am looking forward to a longer stay next... More 

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Thank Geraldine R
HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Geraldine. It was such a pleasure to meet you, and delighted you enjoyed your stay and that we lived up to previous stays and expectations, which we fully understand the importance of. Looking forward to seeing you again when you can stay for longer next time. Also to meeting your friends, whom you intend to bring with you. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I decided to take a trip down to Torquay for a short break and stayed at the Headland View. Such a nice location, beautifully decorated and comfortable rooms. I will be going back again with my family. Thank you David for being the perfect host.

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Thank you Sean for such a lovely review, was a pleasure to meet you and Hannah. It was a lovely evening on your stay to fully appreciate our gorgeous views. Looking forward to seeing you again and meeting the family. Have a great summer. Regards David. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful host and a great view. David took such good care of us and was utterly delightful to talk to. We showed up late and in rough shape from a long day of hiking. He fixed us right up, got us everything we needed and sent us off to the right restaurant.The room (two twin beds) was spacious and soothing.... More 

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Thank LongWalker2016
HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Christine, It was so great to meet you and thank you for your lovely review which was so kind of you. I hope the rest of your hike, after you left us was a little easier than when you joined us. You did so well to finish an eleven hour trek on the day of your arrival. Delighted you... More 

Chatham, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what can we say? A perfect little haven. Having just returned home after a four day break we can honestly say that it will not be long before we return. David and David are fantastic hosts, from the moment we stepped through the door it felt like we had known them for ages and slipped into easy conversation which... More 

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1 Thank Tracy-Wooldridge
HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Thank you Tracy for such a wonderful review. As I mentioned, when you and Richard left, David very low today, so he won't be leaving the kitchen for a while. So happy you liked what we are we trying to create. We have lots of ideas, just short on time to implement as many have the same issue have in... More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a lovely break for the 2nd time at Headland View, Babbacombe which is now under new ownership. We weren't disappointed. The new hosts have maintained the same high standards of cleanliness and décor, with a few added touches of their own which were very tasteful. The breakfasts were lovely, I loved the special of the... More 

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Thank alison9360
HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Alison, thank you so much on behalf of David and myself for such a wonderful and generous review, we really apprecaite it. It was a true pleasure to meet and get to know you and John. We are delighted you enjoyed yourself, especially as the weather was rather mixed, shall we say. We will do all we can, to... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We had a first floor en-suite bedroom with a balcony offering superb views and enjoyed starting and ending the day here with a cup of tea - so relaxing. The owners were most welcoming and friendly, nothing was too much trouble for them and so our stay was made thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing. Our full English breakfasts were delicious everyday.... More 

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Thank linda w
HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a lovely review, delighted you enjoyed the view, which we love, hence and the main reason we recently bought Headland View. Glad you enjoyed breakfast and David is working on new daily specials, which we hope you will return to try. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Vancouver
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45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Our hosts, David and David, have recently taken ownership of this lovely home high on the cliff, across from a small park. They were very accommodating, and their attention to detail was noticeable. The breakfasts were excellent, with toast served hot and wrapped in white linen. We were able to park onsite, which is rare in the UK. Our room... More 

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review. So happy you enjoyed breakfast, we have received some very positive feedback about our moving the breakfast room to the front of the building adjacent to the sun lounge. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels across the UK and we hope we can welcome you back on future trips to the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AA four star gold award and AA breakfast award. This beautiful Victorian guesthouse with panoramic unobstructed sea views over the spectacular world heritage coast of lyme bay is a fabulous place to stay. Positioned directly on the Babbacombe Downs, the guest house has six individual bedrooms the majority having French doors opening on to balconies with tables and chairs to sit and relax while taking in the magnificent seaviews. Or choose one of our rearview rooms with superking/large twin beds or with four poster bed. The guest house has retained many of its original Victorian features and architecture, with a sun lounge and pretty dinning room, for you to enjoy your traditional freshly prepared and served English breakfast or choose one of the daily specials fruit pancakes, omelette, scrambled eggs with smoked salmon or poached eggs on English toasted muffin. All accompanied by cereals, fresh fruit, fruit compote and toast with conserves and homemade marmalade. A great place to stay for visiting the surrounding area of Torquay, Paighton, Brixham, Dartmouth, Dartmoor and the southwest coastal path. Ideally located for lovely blue flag beaches with a great choice of traditional English pubs and a large variety of restaurants nearby. Spoil yourself and enjoy the view. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Headland View

Address: 37 Babbacombe Downs Road, | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $102 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Headland View 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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