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The Meadfoot Bay
Ranked #7 of 89 Hotels in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
Sydney
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28 reviews
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“Outstanding”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2012 via mobile

I stayed here for one night whilst visiting family in Torquay
- fantastic service. Very friendly and professional but unobtrusive
- great little bar with a vast array of drinks
- amazing breakfast to the standard of an international 5 start hotel
We loved it!

Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2012

I've stayed in a number of Torquay hotels and this was my first stay at the Meadfoot Bay Hotel. I cannot believe some of the reviews I've read having stayed here as I was stunned by the loveliness! I was greeted by the charming hoteliers and welcomed into their beautiful hotel which looks wonderful on their website video but even more wonderful in reality. The rooms at the Meadfoot Bay Hotel are extremely well maintained, impeccably clean, and the breakfast was delightful- freshly cooked to order which is rare for a hotel, and much appreciated! The hotel is situated in a very pretty location, minutes from a gorgeous beach with a cafe, and close to town and the evening vibes of Torquay. I enjoyed every minute of my stay, felt very well looked after, and will definitely be returning next year!

  • Stayed August 2012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2012

we had a great stay at the "Meadfoot Bay Hotel" with friends that we had met from a Holiday abroad....we had to reurn with family members 4 weeks later,the rooms are amazing....and Chris,Caroline and Gary are fabulous hosts.....we would like to thankyou all for a very enjoyable stay......Breakfast was First Class as was the service.....Thankyou all for making us feel so welcome!!!! and for the special extras at Breakfast.....will definatly be returning again....Thankyou all again.

Room Tip: room 3....a superiour room was just amazing!!!
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2012

We booked the Meadfoot after looking at their details on this site and really liked the look of it, and we were not disappointed. From the moment we arrived, it was attention to detail. We were greeted by caroline who offered tea in one of the beautifully decorated reception rooms and were left to relax and to check in at our leisure.

We had booked the ground floor superior room and it was lovely. Decorated to a very high standard with everything that we needed; iron with proper ironing board, decent hairdryer (not the usual travel size ones!), flat screen on the wall, fabulous!

The bathroom was brilliant: very modern, lovely big shower and all the luxury toiletries we could want. We even had bathrobes available to use. Pure luxury. There was even a complimentary drink waiting in our room, compliments of gary's bar.

The welcome at the bar from Gary, again, was very friendly. Gary recommended a restaurant that did fab steaks and did not disappoint. We had such a fab relaxing two nights that on our second day we asked if there were any rooms available to stay a third night. Unfortunately we could not stay in our room but Chris offered us the Wentworth, which was just as lovely. again decorated to a very high standard.

I would not hesitate in recommending this hotel. Chris, Caroline and Gary were so accommodating and made our stay very enjoyable.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Hilo, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2012

We made a last-minute booking for two nights and could not have been more pleased with the result. The hotel is in a gracious old house that the owners have restored; the reception rooms are decorated in a style contemporaneous with the building's age, but the guest rooms have been done up in sleep, contemporary style that meshes nicely with the old. Beyond the style, there's the service. Gary greeted us with hot tea and biscuits and recommended several places for our dinner. Though we did not opt for breakfast (WAY too much eating on this trip), the breakfast buffet was a wonder to behold.

All in all, a terrific weekend -- comfy bed, gorgeous bathroom with spectacular fittings, and all in a lovely setting, walking distance to the beach and the lively heart of Torquay. Be sure to do the coastal walk from the beach along the bluffs behind the hotel.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Cotswolds
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2012

We had looked at a lot of hotels in Torquay on the website and decided on the Meadfoot Bay hotel and it turned out to be a very good choice.We had a standard room the decoration was very nice and it was very clean the room lead out to a lovely terrace with views.
Breakfast was extra but the food was excellent with a good choice,the walk into town was ok considering the hills around Torquay I would definitely recommend this hotel

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Dorset
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2012

From the telephone booking on a weekday evening to our last day we experienced only the best o attention by the Meadfoot Bay team. The breakfasts were truly wonderful and attention to detail within the property amazing everything beautifully arranged a well thought-out. We were made extremely welcome and nothing was too much trouble. Cant wait to visit again.
Raechel from Dorset.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Meadfoot Bay

Property: The Meadfoot Bay
Address: Meadfoot Sea Road, Torquay TQ1 2LQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
#5 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
#7 Business Hotel in Torquay
#10 Family Hotel in Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — The Meadfoot Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Meadfoot Bay is an award-winning family run Bed & Breakfast situated in the stunning conservation area of Meadfoot, just a stroll from Meadfoot Beach and a short walk from Torquay harbour. There is a large selection of different room types available including our Classic Rooms, Premier Rooms, Deluxe Rooms and our 3 gorgeous Suites. We have just won the AA Breakfast Award for our breakfast which is prepared using all local produce and everything cooked to order to guarantee freshness. After 9 years constant refurbishment and hard work The Meadfoot Bay has been awarded the Highly Commended Award by The AA. As a result we have proudly achieved a place in the top 10% of our 4 star guest accommodation rating. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you to The Meadfoot Bay in the near future. ... more   less 
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