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“A real classy down home feel place!!”

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The Robin Hill Hotel
Ranked #48 of 150 Torquay B&B and Inns
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“A real classy down home feel place!!”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

May 2013
Husband and Myself.

We visited Devon and Torquay area for a week in the south part of UK and then we went up North!! will also do a review on an amazing restaurant up that way.

For first timers in the UK we have been experiencing many new ways of life in the UK and size of course compared to Canada! But this place had CHARACTER! We where so impressed with it! Fun little bits and pieces everywhere you looked! The proprietors where charming, courteous, and very helpful!!The views seen from the driveway are amazing! the vegetation and not hard on the eyes either! Clean fresh rooms, the new owners are redecorating and putting their own stamp on the place! Make sure you read about all the owners posted by the staircase..oh ya......that staircase is stunning!! makes you feel like your down south in the carolinas! Food aplenty and always served with a warm smile and a real genuine feel of welcome! so much nicer than a chain hotel...Go and book a room you will have a wonderful time there to relax, catch up on a good book and tour around glorious Torquay.

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

We were greeted warmly at this period hotel perched a small hill in Torquay. We were a little surprised to find that the people we had arranged our stay with had sold the hotel, but I can't imagine it being in better hands. We found the new owners extremely welcoming on arrival and that continued throughout our stay. The room was clean and tidy, but in need of an update (something I know they are working on). The breakfast was pretty good, with an extra sausage or two thrown in for the dog.

The hotel itself is perhaps 10 minutes walk from the harbour, with some pubs and restaurants much closer. They didn't allow pets, but from the outside they did look quite inviting.

In summary, I think we can say this is a good value and honestly run establishment, and probably one of the best dog friendly hotels we have stayed in so far. We would definitely stay here again if visiting the Torbay area.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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AndrewMead, Owner at The Robin Hill Hotel, responded to this review, September 28, 2013
Thank you for such a positive review particularly since we had only been in occupation for a couple of weeks when you stayed. Apologies for the delayed response to your posting but as you know we've been repairing and renovating. The room you stayed in now has a brand new fully tiled shower room and this room along with those either side of it have new carpets as well. Best of all - The conservatory repairs are finally complete so there's another quiet corner to relax in. We hope you will choose to come and se us again.
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Property: The Robin Hill Hotel
Address: 74 Braddons Hill Road East, Torquay TQ1 1HF, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #48 of 150 B&Bs / Inns in Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Robin Hill Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
AA 4 star Guest Accommodation with free on-site parking, free breakfast, free wifi. The closest guest house to the harbour with a decent car park!. Short walk to harbour, shops & restaurants. Standard and Superior rooms available with all bedrooms having en-suite shower room and toiletries. Delicious breakfast selections including a full English. Double, twin and family rooms available on 1st & 2nd floor, sorry no lift. Daily housekeeping. Conservatory/Lounge/Bar are separate from the dining room and open to guests all day. A range of modestly priced wines and local beers are available as well as the usual range of spirits. As the name suggests we are located on a hill hence quite a steep driveway. Quiet and relaxed house to stay in. Open early in January until the middle of December. ... more   less 
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