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walsall
Reviewed September 21, 2016

The Guest House is ideally located 2 minutes from the town or the beach so forget about needing taxis or busses after a meal out. There is a great bus service to Brigham and Torquay or take the ferry also you if you enjoy walking you can costal walk with lots of other good destinations within a short distance. Your...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in room 6. Host carried case upstairs. The room was very small but clean. For a low budget weekend this done what it said on the tin. The breakfast was first class. The location is spot on. A two minute walk to the railway station. Plenty of bars and cafe's a stone throw away.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Fantastic guest house.lovely service.fully recomend.friendly people.very helpful.good food.couldnt have been happier.helpful with directions.would go again.great breakfast.just what we wanted.left a card for a thankyou

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Thank stadiumamex
RatcliffeBnB, Owner at The Ratcliffe Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you we try to make your stay with us a pleasant one hope to see you again Anna

Kolliken, Switzerland
Reviewed August 13, 2016

We experienced a very warm and friendly athmosphere as well as an excellent service. The hosts are always eager to provide help in every way possible. The Ratcliffe is located in a quiet location in the town centre and very close to restaurants, shops as well as the seaside. Rooms are comfortable and clean, breakfast is very good. We would...

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Thank sabiner472
RatcliffeBnB, Owner at The Ratcliffe Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much we would love to see you again returning guests are always welcome we appreciate your custom and kind comments best wishes Anna

Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 13, 2016

Wonderful place and ace couple who run it. The breakfasts are ace. Highly recommend it. Location is close to the sea front without being too noisy. Rooms are modern and looked after. Can't wait to go back next year.

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RatcliffeBnB, Owner at The Ratcliffe Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Andy lets hope the weather is as good next year i'm sure it will be see you all then Anna

Oldham, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Everything about our stay was excellent. We had friendly hosts who took time out to get to know you and made you feel welcome. Rooms were to a high standard and the cooked breakfast was lovely. A good choice of menu was offered. We will definitely return again.

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RatcliffeBnB, Owner at The Ratcliffe Guest House, responded to this review

The best part of running a B&B is getting to meet new people very glad you enjoyed your stay with us hope to see you again thank you Anna

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 8, 2016

We have been to the Ratcliffe on two occasions and will be back in the near future.The bedrooms are clean and comfortable and the breakfast well cooked and plentiful, it is ideally situated within walking distance of the beach and main shops also only a ten minutes from Paignton railway station we would thoroughly recommend it a lovely family run...

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RatcliffeBnB, Owner at The Ratcliffe Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for such a good review looking forward to seeing you both again soon thank you again Anna

Pontypridd, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Stayed here for a short break last month. Very central to everything you need. Fabulous cooked breakfast and premises very clean. Owners were very helpful and nothing too much trouble. Will definately stay here again.

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RatcliffeBnB, Owner at The Ratcliffe Guest House, responded to this review

we would love to see you again thank you for your custom anna

Fleetwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 6, 2016

Very clean not far from the seafront. Nice breakfast. Owners very pleasent. No car park but have free pass for multi-storey accoss the road. Our only complaint was shower never better than luke warm. Beds very comfortable for small guest house.

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RatcliffeBnB, Owner at The Ratcliffe Guest House, responded to this review

Brilliant glad you enjoyed your stay we are looking into options with the showers we had that one in room one converted to come off of hot water not ellectric and as so the new mixer showers have to have a thermostat on them which limits the temprature allthough if left to run for a while before getting in it...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Exceptionally nice couple nothing too much trouble for them, excellent breakfast,rooms was clean and tidy, superb location would not look anywhere else if we was retuning to the area. We have recommend this to a number of friends already.

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RatcliffeBnB, Owner at The Ratcliffe Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much we look forward to possibly meeting some of your friends best wishes Anna & Kev

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A distinctive, late Victorian b&b, The Ratcliffe Guest House is run by Kevin and Anna Hunt. for our breakfast we use home cooked locally sourced produce and home made bread. We are situated in the heart of Paignton, Devon with the beach, town center and local amenities all within a few minutes stroll. Our goal is to make your stay in Paignton as enjoyable as possible.As an added bonus if you book 4 nights or more you can have a free portrait shoot and a free 10*8inch print ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ratcliffe Guest House

Address: 4 Garfield Road | Central, Paignton TQ4 6AU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Price Range: $22 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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The Ratcliffe Guest House Paignton, Devon
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“Lovely room.with tv shower.and tea makeing.relaxed all round”
 of 5 bubbles stadiumamex, Aug 14, 2016 | Read review
“Only saw ours but it was very clean and well maintained.”
 of 5 bubbles Claribell1, Jun 10, 2016 | Read review
“Have only ever stayed in room two. Comfortable bed in en-suite room. Tea, coffee, hot chocolate and kettle in room.”
 of 5 bubbles samateep, Jan 21, 2016 | Read review
“room 5 is big and has a huge shower”
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