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The Downs, Babbacombe

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just returned from a 5 night break,hotel rooms and food all of fantastic. Kate and ed very friendly along with the staff. Great variety of food at breakfast all of a high quality and plentiful. The view from the hotel is out of this world and babbacombe itself is spotlessly clean with very friendly people Only been home an hour... More 

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Wednesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Last week we spent a week's holiday in babbacombe and stayed at downs hotel, by far the best B&B we have stayed in the food was fantastic with a wide range to choose from. Kate the owner and all her staff were very welcoming and was always happy to help, would definitely stay again. Thanks the Down's for a great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a lovely place to stay! We had a stunning view from our balcony and could have quite easily just stayed there!! The staff were helpful and friendly and would go back just for the breakfast - very impressed!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely hotel all the staff extremely helpful. The hotel is in a lovely area with spectacular views. The hotel was lovely and clean. The food was excellent The area the hotel was in had lots of lovely eating and drinking facilities around it. And was close to all the areas to visit .will definitely visit again.

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Thank Rachel H
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location, very friendly staff and a wonderful pet friendly hotel. Excellent freshly cooked breakfast. Room 2 was very comfortable, a little small but we were told this in advance of booking, which was most considerate. The bed was lovely & comfortable & plenty of fresh towels. This very friendly hotel really is in a great location in every sense,... More 

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Thank Whitbred
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful weeks stay at the downs. Cant fault it in any way. Everyone was very friendly and helpful and breakfast was lovely!!!! Cant wait to come and stay again. The location is just perfect and the views are amazing!!!!

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Thank RUSSELL W
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent 2 fabulous days at the Downs warm welcome lovely sea view room with a balcony and a added bonus breakfast served on the balcony and what a breakfast we both rated 10 out of 10 we also had the homemade scones with prosecco made by Ed definitely recommend them very relaxed stay we will be back and have... More 

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at this lovely family run hotel for the first time this year and had a really lovely holiday. Kate and Ed are perfect hosts and always on hand to give advice. The hotel is dog friendly and we were able to eat breakfast and evening meals in the bar area with the dog which was ideal. A special... More 

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Thank R00key
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely room with a sea view over looking babbacombe. This hotel is among the best we have stayed at in this country and abroad it is clean well maintained lovely finishing touches the staff can't do enough for you .let's get on to the food now breakfasts are fab nothing you can ask for they won't get ,the cream teas... More 

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Thank toto19702015
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second year at the Downs, and it felt like coming home., Ed and Kate excellent hosts, staff very attentive and friendly - special mention to Jude. Rooms spotless and well furnished. Beds large and very comfortable. Icing on the cake is to wake up and step out onto the balcony and take in the panoramic views across Lyme Bay.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WINNERS of South Devon B&B, Guest House and Inn of the Year for 2013. 4* GOLD Visit Britain with Breakfast Award 2015 and 4* GOLD AA with Dinner & Breakfast Award for 2015. Situated directly above Babbacombe & Oddicombe beaches, we are a fully licensed family run establishment with 12 en-suite guest rooms, 8 have private balconies which enjoy fabulous unobstructed views across Babbacombe Downs and out over Lyme Bay. We welcome families, young and old, couples and singles alike. All rooms have TVs, direct dial telephones, hospitality trays and free Wi-Fi access. Our spacious restaurant and lounge bar ensures you have plenty of room. Suites are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Downs, Babbacombe

Address: 41-43 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $71 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Downs, Babbacombe 4*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
The Downs, Babbacombe Hotel Torquay
The Downs, Babbacombe Torquay, Devon
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