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The Somerville Torquay
The Somerville is superbly located Guest Accommodation with a real boutique hotel feel. It is close to Torquay town centre and harbour. With its own private car park offering free parking to all guests, it is ideal for guests wanting to leave the car and explore on foot or for those wanting to use it as a base from which to explore other parts of Devon.
The Somerville offers deluxe ensuite rooms furnished and equipped to the highest standards. It is ideal for couples or families wanting a relaxing break. Service is attentive without being obtrusive. We offer guests extended breakfasts at weekends to ensure a relaxing start to the day.
For guests on business we offer earlier breakfasts as well as late check ins and early check outs. Free wireless internet access is also provided.
Browns Hotel Tavistock
Set against the backdrop of the majestic Dartmoor National Park in the ancient market town of Tavistock, this 17th Century Coaching Inn has recently been refashioned into a stylish town house hotel, brasserie and wine bar where pure English elegance mixes easily with the feel of a friendly country house.
Browns is a chic boutique Town & Country Hotel. Lovingly restored, it has the utmost charm with comfortable armchairs and exposed brickwork. You will find an enchanting blend of the conventional and traditional throughout the property, and be charmed on arrival by the welcoming staff and warm atmosphere that are optimised by Brown’s.
Fairwater Head Hotel Devon
Nestled in 2 acres of beautiful gardens, our charming country house hotel is a place of peace and tranquillity.
Enjoy afternoon tea on the patio, taking in the superb views of the valleys below. Later, unwind with a drink by the roaring log fire of the lounge. Prepare yourself for a few eccentricities; an English country house is not complete without them.
New owners Adam and Carrie Southwell and their team strive to create the perfect relaxed atmosphere with friendly and efficient service. Our restaurant has an AA Rosette for the high standard and quality of the food, making it some of the very best in the area.
The 4-course table d'hôte evening dinner is bookable at an additional cost.
Ashurst Lodge Guest House Torquay
ASHURST LODGE is a 3 star accommodation, centrally located with clean and comfortable rooms (single, twin, double and family) either en-suite or non en-suite. All rooms have TV and complementary beverage tray. Wireless accessible in all bedrooms. Hairdryers and ironing facilities are available on request. Car park for 9 vehicles is available at the front of the Guesthouse. Breakfast, continental or full English, is included in price.
Bedford Hotel Tavistock
Near the Eden Project, in the historic market town of Tavistock, gateway to Dartmoor, the hotel is “a true taste of old fashioned hospitality at its very best” (Daily Telegraph).
Relax and enjoy the combination of comfort and style, delicious food, fine wines, warm hospitality and impeccable service, which go to make The Bedford Hotel a unique haven for our guests. This charming traditional hotel offers award-winning cuisine, with West Country dishes a speciality.
Once a Benedictine Abbey, this elegant privately owned hotel was previously the residence of the Dukes of Bedford. Today, the hotel offers comfortable accommodation in 30 attractively furnished rooms in a great location in the heart of Devon. The Bedford Hotel is an excellent base from which to explore Dartmoor National Park and the wealth of National Trust houses and gardens in Devon and Cornwall.
Two Bridges Hotel Dartmour
Nestling beside the West Dart River, in 60 acres of private grounds at the very heart of the Dartmoor National Park, the hotel is reminiscent of a bygone age of opulence with the added extravagance of today's little luxuries.
Built in 1794 as a coaching inn at the opening of the trans-moor turnpike, the property was originally called 'The Saracen's Head'. It only gained its present name in the early 1900s when the modern road was completed.
The comfortable lounges, with log fires and leather armchairs, are the ideal place to relax after a day on the moor.
Collaven Manor Hotel Oakhampton
Collaven Manor is an elegant property nestled on the North West edge of Dartmoor, whilst guests can enjoy the secluded location away from the hum of traffic noise; guests still have excellent links to the M5. This beautiful small 15th century manor house, built of granite and covered in creeper, the hotel stands in four acres of picturesque gardens and paddocks. Once owned by the Hamilton family, and reputably associated with lady Hamilton. Passing down the drive guests can enjoy glorious views of magnificent countryside with the vista of Cornwall ahead and the ragged tors of Dartmoor towering behind. Sweeping lawns and flowers beds surround the hotel, a real sense of anticipation develops.
All of the nine en-suite rooms have gorgeous views, are individually and tastefully furnished to a high standard and offer a very special comfortable atmosphere. Each room is equipped with colour television, direct dial telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, clock radio and hair dryer, plus all the extra little luxuries for guest’s personal needs. For an extra special touch of luxury, guests can choose to spoil themselves with a night or two in the four-poster room.
Best Western Gleneagles Hotel Torquay
The hotel has just had a complete refurbishment of its ground floor making it one of Torquay only Boutique Hotels, Set in the most desirable area on the Torquay English Riviera the Hotel Gleneagles is the ideal place to enjoy a relaxing break or a superb holiday. The hotel that inspired the T.V. comedy masterpiece Fawlty Towers, Nestling on the Torquay hillside overlooking the picturesque Anstey's Cove and Redgate Beach you can enjoy panoramic sea views across the bay towards Sidmouth, Exmouth and Lyme Regis, or enjoy the coastal walks. Although enjoying one of the most peaceful locations in Torquay, a fifteen minute stroll will take you to the heart of Torquay town centre, with the marina, harbour and main beaches and the shopping area.
With all the major tourist attractions within easy reach, the Gleneagles Hotel has become one of the most popular hotels - offering the comfort and atmosphere which only a privately owned and run hotel can create.
All forty-one bedrooms have the benefit of en-suite facilities, sun balconies, tea and coffee trays, colour televisions, WIFI High Speed internet access and direct dial telephones and are all furnished to a high standard. Each evening you will be treated to a superb meal served in our beautifully appointed restaurant by skilled staff who will make every effort to ensure that dining at the Gleneagles hotel is a gastronomic feast of enjoyment.
Tides Reach Hotel Devon
Tides Reach Hotel is a pretty seafront hotel situated in the popular beach resort of Salcombe, Devon. With beautiful views, easy access from the A38 and scenic walks and attractions, Tides Reach is perfect for a relaxing retreat. Located on an idyllic sandy cove, the Hotel offers some of the best sea views in South Devon. The hotel has 35 bedrooms in total allowing you to choose from different styles, many with furnished balconies. All bedrooms are spacious and light with traditional décor and comfortable furnishings. The Restaurant enjoys a fabulous local reputation for excellent cuisine and boasts an amazing range of freshly caught seafood dishes. The meals are prepared from locally sourced produce wherever possible, allowing for a true experience of Devonian fare. Wine to suit even the most discerning palate will be found in the well-stocked cellar, featuring bottles from around the world at reasonable prices. The indoor heated swimming pool is the linchpin of the hotel's Leisure facilities. South facing with glass roof and wall panels, it becomes a perfect suntrap. Further relaxation is made possible with a sauna, solarium, Hair and Beauty Salon and rejuvenating "Whirlpool" spa bath. A squash court and multi-gym should satisfy more active spirits whilst gentler pursuits are also available in table tennis and a full-sized snooker table. A fully licensed bar provides refreshment throughout the day and two sheltered sun-bathing decks complete the facilities on offer.
Water Edge Hotel Torquay
A warm welcome awaits you at The Waters Edge Hotel. Set back from Livermead Beach, the hotel has one of the finest and most enviable positions in Torbay providing guests with views across the entire bay.
All rooms are en suite and provide tea/coffee-making facilities. Colour Televisions. The hotel offers ample parking, but there is also off-road parking nearby. Just outside the hotel are the local bus stops taking you both directions through to either Paignton or Torquay.
On request Family rooms available.
Free Wi-Fi is available for guests in the reception area.
Torbay has many attractions to offer and is ideal for the young and the matured. Its picturesque harbor, sandy beaches and blue waters, coupled with the surrounding attraction of the unequalled beauty of the Devon Coastline provide the chance of a holiday to remember.
Food and Beverage
There is a large restaurant, which caters for up to 90 guests. Special diets can be catered for with 24 hours notice. There is a fully licensed bar and sandwiches are available at lunchtime.
Richmond Hotel Torquay
The Richmond Hotel is situated close to the Torquay town centre and is just a short walk from the beach.
This hotel offers well-appointed bedrooms that are facilitated with modern comforts to make your stay a comfortable one. Some of the rooms feature private balconies from where you can enjoy spectacular sea views. When booking why not ask for one of these rooms.
There is a large entertainments room with full bar faciliteis, entertainment several nights od the week.
Overlooking the pool and gardens, the on-site restaurant serves a Table d'Hote and a Bar snack menu and a selection of fine new world wines.
Guests can also make use of the year round facilities that include a superb swimming pool, games room with two pool tables and an indoor skittle alley.
If you have any mobility/disability issues. Please contact us before making your booking.