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“Nice Hotel, Pleasant Staff, just outside Torquay.”
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The Coppice
Ranked #12 of 87 Hotels in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Nice Hotel, Pleasant Staff, just outside Torquay.”
Reviewed April 28, 2012

We have just returned from our stay at The Coppice. The hotel was very clean; staff were pleasant and very accommodating. Rooms were light, well furnished, clean and ours was newly decorated. The hotel is on short bus routes down in to Torquay or to Babbacombe. Shops are within walking distance for all your needs.

The food at the hotel was very good with a set menu for coach parties. They have a vegetarian option every day, although sometimes it is fish. However, I am sure if you speak to the staff, they will probably accommodate any request, given notice.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would stay there again.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 24, 2012

From the moment we arrived to the day of leaving, the owners and the staff made us feel very welcome indeed. Nothing is too much trouble for them, the rooms are spotless, food is excellent, even to the packed lunches on our trips out were excellent value, we will be coming here again on our next visit, so thank you to the Coppice Hotel and all its staff . We forgot toiletries but there are shops very close by for papers,pies, and drinks if you are out and about .

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 23, 2012

This hotel has everything you might want from a quality establishment. Large varied menu,
clean and spotless, friendly staff, facilities inc. indoor and outdoor pools, close to all amenities, well under valued at the rating.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 22, 2012

My Wife and I had another great holiday at the Coppice Hotel over the Easter Break. We met people who we have enjoyed previous Coppice holidays with and we had entertainment over all the Easter.
Thanks again Jenny, Syd and all the staff. We enjoyed every minute.

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Feltham
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Reviewed April 21, 2012

Stayed Monday to Friday this week and could not fault anything about the hotel or Jenny and Sid. Nothing was to much trouble for them. Service and choice of meals was excellent. Rooms top rate. Would recommend them to anyone.

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Hertford
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Reviewed April 14, 2012

Many hotels are described as 'family run' but that doesn't necessarily mean that they are well run, or even friendly. In this case however it does, most emphatically. Both Jenny and Sid run an excellent hotel and they and their staff are friendly at all times, and although they are always busy, nothing is too much trouble for them. The building is warm and the food is good. What more...? I don't quite know why it has only two stars unless it is because it doesn't have a lift, but help with luggage is eagerly offered and it does have two swimming pools including a lovely, heated indoor pool.

This was our second stay within a year and it was very nice to be recognised as we stepped off the coach the second time. Incidentally, if you go more than once you can choose your own room if you let them know in time.

The food is good and there is good entertainment every night in the bar, we can certainly recommend Jillie who has a seamless flow of patter and several thousand songs to call on.

Jenny and Sid work hard to please us and make everything enjoyable and so it is no wonder that their hotel is a well deserved success.

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Reviewed April 10, 2012

My wife and I have just spent our Easter break at this excellent hotel and could not fault the service, the food and the owners. When our coach finally arrived rather later than scheduled the owner came on board and explained that as we were late check in take our bags to the rooms and come down for dinner, all the staff here are very helpful and nothing was to much trouble. The food here was excellent and very pleasantly served in a lovely dining room, and we would have no hesitation in recommending this hotel.

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Additional Information about The Coppice

Property: The Coppice
Address: Babbacombe Rd. | Torquay, Torquay TQ1 2QJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Torquay
#8 Business Hotel in Torquay
#9 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
#12 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
#16 Family Hotel in Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Coppice 4*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Coppice is an elegant Victorian Mansion House set in beautiful award winning gardens. Ideally situated near both Torquay and Babbacombe beaches, it has long been a favorite with families, couples, private groups and the business traveler. All bedrooms are bath/shower en suite with digital colour television, in house phone, hair dryer and hospitality tray. Hotel facilities include private parking, large bar/lounge, complimentary WiFi, outdoor Mediterranean pool, indoor heated pool, spa pool, sauna and mini gym. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Coppice Hotel Torquay
The Coppice Torquay, Devon

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