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The Westgate

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#6 of 23 small hotels in Torquay
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The Westgate is an elegant Victorian villa that retains many original features. Ample free parking on site. With a Visit England assessed 4 Star with silver award guest accommodation, It's superbly located in a leafy conservation area with Torre Abbey is within walking distance along with the beach, harbour, and town centre shopping, also the railway station. The Westgate is one of the closest to the Riviera Conference & Leisure Centre. There is a bus stop outside. With a selection of tastefully newly decorated rooms, all en-suite. Choose from a family, double, super king, twin and single rooms. Relax in the elegant guests' lounge, enjoy a drink from a well stocked licensed bar, In the morning enjoy a home cooked breakfast with hand - made Torquay sausages.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Bowling offsite
Canoeing offsite
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Private check-in / check-out
Street parking
Wifi
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
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Housekeeping
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Iron
Flatscreen TV
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Complimentary toiletries
Private bathrooms
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Classic
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English
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Getaway53494498089 wrote a review Oct 2023
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Karen very welcoming and a great host, she gave us ideas of places to visit and places to eat in the evenings. The breakfast offered was excellent and catered to many. The room was well maintained and the hotel offered us a great place to relax after a busy day. Thanks we will be coming again
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Responded 27 Oct 2023
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we certainly do appreciate genuine feedback from our guests. we look forward to seeing you again have a great day
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joannamccrea wrote a review Oct 2023
Rugby, United Kingdom4 contributions4 helpful votes
We visited here for the first time in August and will certainly be returning next year, along with friends this time. Cozy, comfortable and spotless room, lovely breakfast, friendly bar for evening drinks and it was lovely to meet the owner, Karen who couldn’t have been more helpful with advice about the area.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Les Buck, Marketing at The Westgate
Responded 27 Oct 2023
We are so glad you had such an enjoyable time down here in Torquay and that your first time was such a memorable and enjoyable one, so much so that you're bring friends with you next time. Please call us directly to book so we can offer you the best deals. We look forward to seeing you again soon
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Olympia T wrote a review Oct 2023
Chloraka, Cyprus1 contribution
I stayed here for a long weekend at the end of September. I loved it! It’s a clean, friendly place and the staff couldn’t have been more helpful. The breakfast was fantastic and Karen couldn’t have been more welcoming. I thoroughly recommend this place if you’re looking for a lovely, quiet and relaxing stay somewhere.
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Les Buck, Marketing at The Westgate
Responded 27 Oct 2023
Thank you for your lovely review, we get lots of praise regarding our breakfasts, they do set you up for the day ahead. We are always happy to help our guests with anything they require to make their stay as enjoyable as possible. hope to see you again soon.
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Karen wrote a review Oct 2023
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Returned back to Torquay and stayed at this lovely, modern, very clean, value for money, friendly, nothing too much trouble, fabulous breakfast hotel. Thank you Karen and Lee for an enjoyable stay. See you again soon.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: It has its own car park which is very useful as in walking distance to the seafront.
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Responded 27 Oct 2023
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay, we pride ourselves on quality and comfort , we hope to see you again soon
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deeroots1 wrote a review Oct 2023
Colchester, United Kingdom14 contributions12 helpful votes
Had a fantastic time here Karen was a fantastic host and looked after us both very well Rooms were lovely decorated and very clean Breakfast was the best Nice relaxing Hotel Would recommend Westgate hotel every time We shall definitely be returning soon 😊😊🥰
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Parking is also available on front drive ❤️
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Response from Les Buck, Marketing at The Westgate
Responded 27 Oct 2023
Hi Dee, many many thanks for such a lovely review, we hope you will come and visit us again soon.
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Devon disciple wrote a review Oct 2023
Hinckley, United Kingdom3 contributions2 helpful votes
I have stayed here quite a few times, for both leisure and business. The welcome is always warm, friendly and polite, it's an absolute pleasure to stay here. The rooms are spotless, the attention to detail is obvious, the rooms are warm and cosy, the food is 2nd to none and plentiful, you won't need much more for the rest of the day if you take breakfast in the mornings. The bar is very handy and prices are reasonable, there's not many hotels you can say that about these days. I will be back here next week on a business trip so I'm looking forward to switching off after a day at work. See you soon
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Room Tip: book up early to avoid disappointment
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gary wrote a review Oct 2023
Torquay, United Kingdom1 contribution1 helpful vote
Stay away from this hotel is like faulty towers rude staff when checking in food was terrible bar staff was very rude the lock on room door was faulty so anyone could of broken in hot water was constantly running out no ventilation in bathroom no coking falsity beds was extremely uncomfortable room was full of dust window sill had mold so did shower room room was small and cramp no value for money here was very expensive and was not worth what i paid for the stay bar drinks was very expensive to be served by rude bar staff Avoid at all cost save your money stay else where AVOID THIS HOTEL
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled solo
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Responded 27 Oct 2023
Many thanks for taking the time to write a review, unfortunately after checking all of our information, we have no record of you or anyone similar staying at our establishment.
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Mellissa N wrote a review Sept 2023
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Rude aggregate staff that was rude on arrival no cooking facilities will go in your room and steal stuff out of your room while cleaning think the guy in the bar had been in my clothing don't stay here avoid at all cost you only get abuse on arrival and very rude staff that are very unhappy with there life
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled solo
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garth j wrote a review Jun 2023
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We received a lovely welcome,to be shown a great room with a four poster bed , and a massive bathroom, we had a beautiful freshly cooked breakfast every morning, hotel is well positioned for all Torquay has to offer,we will definitely be booking again next time we’re going to Torquay.Many Thanks to Karen and Lee
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Date of stay: June 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Karen Taylor, Owner at The Westgate
Responded 26 Jun 2023
Hi Thank you for taking the time to write a review and a lovely one too. Our four-poster room is very very spacious !! Do call us when you are next down in Torquay, look forward to seeing you both. Kind regards Karen & Lee
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Marc v wrote a review Jun 2023
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Great stay! Nice and friendly host and hostess, great room, very clean, top service breakfast. Free and spacious parking in front of the entrance. Full and honest all 5 stars from us, loved to stay in the Westgate!
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Date of stay: June 2023
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Response from Karen Taylor, Owner at The Westgate
Responded 6 Jun 2023
Hi Thank you for taking the time to review us and very happy to see 5 out of 5 scored. Hope to see you next time your in Torquay Take care Kind regards Karen & Lee
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£90 - £103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandDevonEnglish RivieraTorquay
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Westgate
What are some of the property amenities at The Westgate?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at The Westgate?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, breakfast, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at The Westgate?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.