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Torquay, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This wonderful little hotel is an absolute gem. Louise and her team go all out to make every visit delightful. We are locals who use the restaurant regularly - the Sunday lunch is second to none and the views over the beach make this a place where the hours just slip by - it's the best location! We also use...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely little hotel in a quiet road, with the sea right below. There is plenty of parking outside the hotel, which was great as I cannot walk far. We were made very welcome when we checked in. We stayed 3 nights in room 10, which had a fantastic sea view which stretched from Torquay on the left, right around...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful, family-run seaside Hotel with seaside rooms having wonderful, expansive sea views. Extremey friendly owners and staff with home, freshly cooked breakfast in tea-room also overlooking the sea. Unfortunately the tea room was closed for our stay but with home baked bread and cakes would surely also have been a delight. Strongly recommended.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent four nights here on my November break.Situated next to the sea in a cul de sac at the end of Preston sands.Although not a sea view room was a fair size double at the back of the hotel. Room was a very good standard and had the added attraction of a railway line running past the back of the...

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Louise J, Owner at The Torbay Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Regards Louise

Lassay-les-Chateaux, France
Reviewed 21 December 2016

My daughter and I were made to feel very welcome from the moment we arrived and nothing was too much trouble. For example, I don't drink tea or coffee so Louise made sure there was a selection of good quality herbal teas available in the room. The towels were large and fluffy and the beds comfortable. Our room was a...

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Louise J, Owner at The Torbay Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, in fact I have decided to upgrade that room next and having read your comments I will be looking into fitting a heated rail in the shower room. I do make my own yoghurt so I will offer that as an option in future! Regards Louise

Darvel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Very professional young man greeted me on arrival and offered to carry my bag, Ben, you are a star!! Was told all the important information i.e: when the bar was open and breakfast time!! Room was clean, comfortable and VERY quiet. Shower was very space age - I've never seen one like it before and it worked a treat. Big...

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Louise J, Owner at The Torbay Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review, Ben is all puffed up now and strutting around the place! Regards Louise

Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Just stayed in The Torbay Sands Hotel for a birthday weekend. Great location on the beach and on a dead end street which is quiet. Parked the car up and didn't move it for three days as everything is within walking distance. Dog friendly hotel, great breakfasts and Sunday roast. Friendly owner who comes out to speak to you in...

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Louise J, Owner at The Torbay Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, it was lovely to meet you. Regards Louise

Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We just had a wonderful one night stay at this fantastic hotel,the location was perfect and you can enjoy a bracing walk along the sea front after a very tasty fresh cooked breakfast. Our bedroom had every thing we needed tea and coffee making facilities a lovely comfortable bed and a nice hot shower our only regret was we didn't...

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Louise J, Owner at The Torbay Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you both for such a lovely review, I look forward to seeing you again soon I hope. Regards Louise

Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I have visited today for a Sunday lunch, had never been before but found the food and service excellent with an added bonus of terrific views of the sea....could have easily sat there all day was so relaxing! A very enjoyable lunch and will definitely be back

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Louise J, Owner at The Torbay Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, I am glad you enjoyed your afternoon! Regards Louise

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Incredible. One of the nicest views of anywhere I've ever stayed in Europe. Our entire wall was basically one huge window that overlooked the sea. It was a glorious view. The bed was comfortable and there was hot water and plenty of it in the shower. The Devon cream tea was delicious. Louise is an amazing hostess. She treated everyone...

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Louise J, Owner at The Torbay Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, what a lovely review! It was such a pleasure to meet you and I hope you will come again. Regards Louise

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hotel is right on the sea front with spectacular views of Torbay there is also lots of free parking outside the hotel ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Torbay Sands Hotel

Address: 16 Marine Parade | Preston Sea Front, Paignton TQ3 2NU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Price Range: £53 - £101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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