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The Downs, Babbacombe

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The proprietors at the Downs Hotel are genial and obliging. From booking onward our arrangements went smoothly. It's not a luxury hotel, but it is well fitted out, comfortable and homely. Our en suite room had a balcony and a great sea view, marred only by the winter weather, The bed was comfortable and large and the room offered all...

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St Austell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very welcoming to us and our small dog,went out their way to help with anything,have got to say the room was superb with a perfect view over the bay and also provided was a blanket and water bowl for our dog. The breakfast was lovely and was set up for us in the lounge area so our dog could be...

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Hook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately a very short stay this time but Kate and Ed never fail to make me and my four legged friend very welcome. This is truly a doggy friendly place to stay, there is always a little doggy bowl and towel in the room and you may enjoy breakfast in the lounge with your dog in tow. Breakfast is always...

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england
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just wanted to reiterate what most other reviewers have said, Great views, Great staff and being pet friendly is a definite bonus as it was our first break with our dog. I would love to visit in the summer months. Kate sold it to me as when I called to book after researching loads of other places (as you...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, myself and our beautiful Bella (Lhasa Apso) puppy stayed at the Downs hotel for a short break during January 2017. From the outset Ed & Kate were very welcoming during our arrival & throughout our stay at their wonderful hotel. Great location, very friendly family & homely with great accommodation and wonderful location. We had a great time...

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Thank Rosemary F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I and our son, daughter-in-law an 3 grandchildren have just had 2 marvellous nights at "The Downs". The breakfasts were amazing and there were even games for my grandchildren to play. Everything to make our stay so enjoyable was thought of. We shall definitely be back, with our without the rest of the family. The grandchildren loved...

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Thank Christine S
Torquay
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stayed at the Down Hotel from 16th - 18th December. Room very comfy with a nice en-suite.(bath with shower). Bedroom balcony overlooked Babbacombe Downs and Lyme Bay. Breakfast was extremely good and the options and quality of food was second to none. Staff friendly and helpful as was Kate the owner. Would recommend this hotel without hesitation and will certainly...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The Downs Hotel is a lovely relaxing place to completely chill out. The owners Kate and Ed are helpful and friendly. All the staff do their utmost to ensure your stay is enjoyable. The food in the hotel is excellent and the hotel is comfortable, warm and clean. I have stayed there many times and I am never disappointed. Babbacombe...

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St Austell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This time I stayed for three nights with a friend in a twin room with a balcony. There was initially a slight mix up with the booking - however it was sorted very quickly and to our complete satisfaction - so no issue at all. Our room was on the first floor with a balcony overlooking the front. Absolutely beautiful!...

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our first stay here & it will not be the last, from the moment we arrived to the moment we left we thoroughly enjoyed it. Babbacombe is such a pretty place, great pride appears to be taken in keeping everything looking so pristine, it is very peaceful, away from the hustle & bustle yet close enough not to have to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WINNERS of South Devon B&B, Guest House and Inn of the Year for 2013. 4* GOLD Visit Britain with Breakfast Award 2015 and 4* GOLD AA with Dinner & Breakfast Award for 2015. Situated directly above Babbacombe & Oddicombe beaches, we are a fully licensed family run establishment with 12 en-suite guest rooms, 8 have private balconies which enjoy fabulous unobstructed views across Babbacombe Downs and out over Lyme Bay. We welcome families, young and old, couples and singles alike. All rooms have TVs, direct dial telephones, hospitality trays and free Wi-Fi access. Our spacious restaurant and lounge bar ensures you have plenty of room. Suites are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Downs, Babbacombe

Address: 41-43 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: £54 - £70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Downs, Babbacombe 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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The Downs, Babbacombe Hotel Torquay
The Downs, Babbacombe Torquay, Devon
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