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“damp and smelly”
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The Cherwood
Ranked #25 of 96 Paignton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Swansea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“damp and smelly”
Reviewed October 2, 2011

I was very disappointed. I chose this place on previous reviews. The room was damp and smelt of mould. The bed was hard and uncomfortable. The lady I believe called Sue was extremely rude and abrupt. I found her attitude was awful and offensive. By far the worst place I have ever stayed.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2011

This was my third vist to this little gem tucked away on a side street off the main costal road in Paignton. The owner, Pauline, was ever cheerful even thought I was running late and checked in mid evening. After a visit to the local Thai (excellent) a very comfortable bed awaited followed by a good nights sleep. A good hot shower in the morning was followed by an amazing breakfast that was so good I didn't bother with lunch! I ate about 10 hours later!!!The best breakfast I have had this year I think!!! I will come again. A lovely hotel. Thanks Pauline!

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled on business
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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2011

This review is two weeks late owing to the amount of time spent in the gym trying to lose weight from the breakfast provided by Pauline and Sue.
We were welcomed like long lost family even though we had never been there before. We have stayed in other establishments in Torbay, but this by far has to be the best stay we have had, it is in a nice quiet location and very close to the centre of Paignton.
All the review bar one are absolutly spot on and you can beleive them.
We will be returning in the near future without fail.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank alan4914
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Milton Keynes
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 31, 2011

We had a lovely time at the Cherwood its an exellent hotel with everything thought of and catered for (should be more than a four star).Pauline and Sue are fantastic hosts helped make our holiday as good as it was.
And the breakfasts are as everyone else has said LOVELY.
We will definitely book here again when we are next in Devon.
Thanks Steve and Christine Hazell

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Stephen H
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2011

Great place to stay. Excellent location close to the beach, town centre and attractions. Beautiful hotel and very comfortable EnSuite rooms.The breakfast is fantastic and plentiful and this alone will keep you going to teatime!!!. Pauline and her staff make you very welcome and give some useful advice on where to visit and the better restaurants of the area. Had a great time and can't wait to go back!!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled solo
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PaigntonEmma, Owner at The Cherwood, responded to this review, September 15, 2011
Thank you so much for your valuable time and effort in writing your comments. Very much appreciated and I look forward to welcoming you back for another smiley time! Pauline
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2011

Another visit to the Cherwood and nothing has changed, it is still the best place to stay in Paignton and we again highly recommend to friends and family.

Pauline and Sue attend to your every wish, the breakfast are to die for and mean after starting the day as such, there is no need to worry about finding somewhere to eat at lunchtime as you will have no room!! Locally sourced Sausages, Bacon, Mushrooms, and Free Range Eggs, plus the array of cereals and fruit on offer, plus homemade farm marmalades makes this hotel untouchable by the hotels and bed and breakfasts in the town.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Leven, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2011

We planned to stay 3 nights, but stayed 10 nights.This hotel is so friendly and comfortable,the breakfasts are huge and nothing is too much trouble for Pauline the owner.The hotel is a couple of minutes walk from the beach and the shops.Parking is free 50 yards away, and the No 12 Brixham-Torquay bus runs every 10 minutes if you don't fancy driving

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank brickie10
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Additional Information about The Cherwood

Property: The Cherwood
Address: 26 Garfield Road, Paignton TQ4 6AX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 96 B&Bs / Inns in Paignton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Cherwood 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Please phone us for the best rates....All rooms with en-suite shower room, guest house offering quality throughout. Free Wi-fi, Fridges and fans available on request,Hair Dryers,Ironing Facilities on request, LCD TVs, Parking Nearby at a cost of £4 for 24 hours,Children very welcome, 2 mins from the beach,5 mins from train/coach station. Open all year round. ... more   less 
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