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The Richwood

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20 Newton Road, Torquay TQ2 5BZ England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewslebanese cuisinecooked breakfastgames roomswimming poolwarm welcometwo nightsset us up for the dayour night staytea and coffeeten minute walkensuite bathroomshort staystayed longerbed and breakfasttorquay harbourfeel very welcomelovely break
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Myself and my husband stayed at The Richwood for a short break using a Buy a Gift voucher. I was very nervous after reading all the reviews as to what I was going to find, but I needn’t have worried. We were greeted by Saida...More

Thank ThreebrowniesEssex
Response from Veronica P, Owner at The RichwoodResponded 3 days ago

...and thank you, Threebrownies, for your review. We are so happy that everything was to your satisfaction. We loved having you here!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We managed to book a short stay at this hotel at very short notice, viz. the day before we arrived. This was due to us leaving other premises early as we were dissatisfied with it and were desperate to leave. This was like chalk and...More

Thank brianpostie
Response from Veronica P, Owner at The RichwoodResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and that you were happy with our service. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is a large, well maintained Bed and Breakfast and very reasonably priced - possibly under priced. It is owned by two charming, well travelled and educated ladies who were very personable and provided great service. This matters because please do not take advantage of...More

2  Thank RaynesMark
Response from Veronica P, Owner at The RichwoodResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you Mark, for your review. We have been seriously upset by two of the recent reviews and your praise has given us new wind under our wings! Come back soon!

Reviewed 10 August 2018

Rich woods houses was pleasant and well maintained thought, a clear understanding to house keeping. The Room I stayed in was well maintained where you can see a real,personality of the building which they have stated. On the website and on one to one call...More

1  Thank Joshua M
Response from Veronica P, Owner at The RichwoodResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you Joshua for this review. We also enjoyed your stay here and look forward to hopefully seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I wish I could leave no stars alas I cannot. The rooms are drab and bland and the breakfast is very avarege. However the hosts are the main reason I am leaving one star, they r spiteful and ungrateful. When I had a complaint about...More

4  Thank Isaac C
Response from Veronica P, Owner at The RichwoodResponded 5 August 2018

This man was never at the Richwood, this "review" was written as a result of "Four In a Bed" being re-aired - on the 3rd of August. REMOVE! Trip Advisor, you should be ashamed: you allow reviews without asking for any proof whatsoever.

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Welcome to the award-winning Richwood and Beirut-Bistro-Bar. When it comes to guest accommodation on the English Riviera, the Richwood is the only one which offers a combination of great ...More facilities, excellent hospitality and a bistro bar which serves delicious Lebanese, Mediterranean, European and English cuisine. And everything is very reasonably priced! Winner of the English Riviera and South Devon Bronze Award for Excellence in Service 2013, the Richwood is comfortably furnished and centrally heated throughout. All 13 bedrooms are En-suite, have colour TV with DVD players and tea and coffee making facilities. Ideal for families, there are reduced terms for children when sharing with parents. The Richwood is situated 10 to 15 foot minutes from the seafront and town center. You want to enjoy the nightlife and attractions that Devon has to offer? Or just want a quiet break? ...Then the Richwood is the place to be. Around Torquay: The English Riviera: Torquay is the jewel of the English Riviera and Britain's premiere holiday and leisure resort, offering a wide variety of holiday entertainment for all the family, including many theatres featuring International stars throughout the season. There is fun for all the family. There are beaches for safe swimming, water-skiing, sea and river cruises, boating and wind surfing, tennis, fishing, golf, putting, riding and pony trekking. For those who like to explore there are miles of coastal walks at hand, many historical towns to visit and the rugged beauty of Dartmoor is only half an hour's drive away. Gay friendly. Pet friendly: one premiere double/family ensuite and one premiere Pet Friendly room. £10 pernight per pet. There is free parking at the hotel on a first come, first served basis. There is also free parking on the road outside the Richwood in the unlikely event our car park is full. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$76 - US$319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Richwood Hotel Torquay
The Richwood Torquay, Devon
United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
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7 September 2018|
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Response from newmini | Reviewed this property |
The pool closes at end of September.
Lynda M
29 September 2016|
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Response from Veronica P | Property representative |
Unfortunatly no.
3 May 2015|
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Response from Veronica P | Property representative |
It is 200 meters to Torre station.
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