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Sonachan House

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35 St Andrews Road, Paignton TQ4 6HA, England
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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for a weekend at this charming B&B in the English Riviera! It was reasonably priced for a family of 5. We got a 2 room suite (the larger room had a double and 2 twins, and a separate room had a single twin), and the whole house was quaint and clean. The hosts, Tony and Julie, were very... More 

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Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We've been going here for years now and the service continues to be second to none. The rooms have recently been refurbished including the dining room. The welcome you receive from Tony and Julie is excellent with tea and biscuits on arrival and an excellent choice for breakfast. Excellent location for Goodrington and Paignton beaches.

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Tony and Julie S, Owner at Sonachan House, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review - always a pleasure to see you both. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

If we possibly can we always use Sonachan House when we visit our family living in Paignton. Julie and Tony make their guests feel so welcome. The ambience is friendly and efficient and I must mention the pot of tea Julie made us on arrival - a life saver! Our room was delightful, quiet and comfortable. You're assured of a... More 

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Tony and Julie S, Owner at Sonachan House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us - much appreciated. Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Just back from our 7th visit in as many years, that says it all really. Julie and Tony are the perfect hosts, starting with a warm welcome with tea and biscuits, should you want them that is. Nothing is too much trouble for them. Breakfast is excellent with a very good selection to choose from and all excellently cooked by... More 

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TonySmyth, Owner at Sonachan House, responded to this review

thanks for a lovely review! We are only too pleased to have you stay with us - lovely guests all of you! Hopefully see you next year, if not before :) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Recently visited this lovely guest house with my family. The hosts were more than welcoming, even offered to carry our bags up to the top floor.. The room was very large, fitted 5 of us comfortably.. Views from the top floor bedroom were amazing. The beds were very comfortable.. Even the kids had a good night sleep, which is unusual... More 

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TonySmyth, Owner at Sonachan House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Really glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you all again soon:) More 

Swanage, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Julie made me a welcoming pot of tea on arrival and the breakfasts were excellent, with a pleasant atmosphere. The room was clean and comfortable and the location is good, being close to the railway and bus stations and also restaurants and pubs.

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TonySmyth, Owner at Sonachan House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully see you again soon. More 

Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Good family room (2 adults, 3 children). Welcoming hosts, good vegetarian breakfast - good options for children. Good location, easy walking distance to Paignton and Goodrington beaches. Children loved the cute guinea pigs and rabbit in the garden.

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Thank you for taking the time to write us a review - glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again. More 

Welling, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Very clean room with staff welcoming and made you feel at home. Nice to have a cup of tea offered when booking in after a long trip down. A well stocked bar but due to nature of visit unable to make best use of it!!

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TonySmyth, Owner at Sonachan House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - much appreciated. Hope to see you again soon. please mention when booking that you prefer to sleep upstairs and I'm sure we can accommodate you :) More 

Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Stayed for a week recently. Tony and Julie are great hosts and the standard of service is second to none. Great breakfast and very clean accommodation. Been visiting this hotel for many years and will be back again as soon as possible.

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TonySmyth, Owner at Sonachan House, responded to this review

Thank you once again for taking the time to review us we do appreciate it. Hope to see you all again next year (or sooner!) More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Found this place last minute and rather desperate for somewhere to stay, but what a find, the people running this B&B could teach many others in the business a thing or two! Room was compact but utterly clean and some lovely touches such as bottled water as well as usual tea and coffee, quality toiletries and even a welcoming piece... More 

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TonySmyth, Owner at Sonachan House, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review - glad you found us eventually and enjoyed your stay! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small, friendly, licensed Guest House ideally situated for the numerous attractions of Paignton, including the beach, pier, multiplex cinema, crazy golf, harbour, the green, Torbay Leisure Centre and Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway. Goodrington beach is a short walk away where you will find Quaywest Water Park and many other water attractions. We have 9 en-suite bedrooms all of which have beverage tray, TV, clock radio & hairdryer. We have a bar where you can relax with a drink and/or join in the games and quizzes that we organize. Guests are welcome to enjoy our gardens where you can relax and take in the peace & quiet while you have a pot of tea or something stronger! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonachan House

Address: 35 St Andrews Road, Paignton TQ4 6HA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Price Range: $84 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonachan House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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