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The Meadfoot Bay
Ranked #6 of 85 Hotels in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Superb family run B&B in a quiet picturesque location, a short walking distance to the town. Amazing breakfast - such generosity. We extended our stay as we really didn't want to leave - we can't wait to return. Thank you Chris, Caroline and Gary for making our stay so enjoyable.
Linda & Chris

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Reviewed 18 May 2013

Stayed for a few days a part of B/Hol trip. Location is great, has parking on-site and is 5 mins walk down to the beach with a cafe and beautiful views or, 15 mins walk down the steep hill into the the town centre, great for the appetite and thankfully it only rained overnight.
Run by a very welcoming family and it has lots of daytime space, outside seating and elegant furnishings. Breakfast provided a generous choice of hot/cold options that all look and taste good. We had chosen the basic bedroom which was very clean and comfortable
with a smart ensuite which was compact - no room to swing the cat!

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank mac187049
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Reviewed 8 May 2013 via mobile

Stayed there over the bank holiday weekend everything was superb we both are very particular about where we stay, and this hotel and staff ticked all the boxes it's only a 10 min walk into town, and 3 min to a superb beach, hotel is classy and welcoming.

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3  Thank Stuart H
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Reviewed 4 May 2013

My wife and I booked a three night stay in a ground floor luxury double room. The hotel is owned and run by a very pleasant family, Chris, Caroline and their son, Gary. On arrival, we were greeted by Caroline, who made us feel very welcome and gave us a (complimentary) cup of tea in the lounge. The hotel has a luxury feel and is very well appointed, with smart regency style furnishings in the public rooms and clean, smart contemporary furnishings in the bedroom. Chris served breakfast each morning and was always attentive, friendly and courteous. There was always a large selection of good quality breakfast foods to choose from, including 'full English', home made muesli and Chris's artistically presented fruit yogurts. We enjoyed a very comfortable and relaxing stay and found the atmosphere very homely. The owners were always very pleasant and helpful, without being intrusive, and made us feel that nothing was too much trouble for them. The hotel is situated in a very pleasant, quiet part of Torquay yet is still only a few minutes from the beach and town centre. We are very happy to recommend a stay here to all our friends and family and will certainly stay again when we next visit Torquay.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Arthur W
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Reviewed 3 May 2013

I stayed at the Meadfoot Bay Hotel when attending a weekend Conference last week. Attending the Convention meant having to leave the hotel approximately 8.20am for 2 days. Breakfast started at 8.30am. The owners' son Chris was very friendly and helpful about places to visit locally and made me feel very welcome and had no hesitation of allowing me to have my breakfast at 7.45am and 8am on the two days of the conference. The single room was very handy as it was on the ground floor and had a walk in shower which was suitable for me as I am unable to use a bath. The choices of items to eat at Breakfast and the actual full breakfast was of very good quality and cooked to order. The whole of the ground floor was furnished to a high standard and every room spotless. Chris is a credit to his parents and nothing was too much for him to do. A luxury, homely, atmosphere 4 minutes drive to Torquay centre and close to Meadfoot Bay set in a quiet area. Great value for money, accommodation and food. I am already recommending it to all my friends and I would definitely go back. Thank you for making a single person feel so cared for and being so interested in making my 3 nights stay the best they could have been. The photos on the site are worth looking at just to see how delightful the hotel and public rooms are. There is a small area to sit in the sunshine outside the front of the hotel and adequate free parking. What more could you want?

Room Tip: There is only one single room on the ground floor. Excellent for someone who has difficulty walking...
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 29 April 2013

The meadfoot bay hotel is a place I can say is of an excellent standard and the owners of this hotel give you a very warm welcome. The furnishings and décor of this establishment is first class The breakfast is of a very high standard with a very varied range of choices with your needs being catered for by the owners . The complimentary decanter of sherry in the room was very impressive .

Room Tip: I we would recommend room 5 as it had the best balcony for the sun very light .
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Reviewed 29 April 2013

This hotel is excellent and our room which was the suite with the spa bath was luxurious, the hotel is exceptionally clean. The hotel staff are excellent and very helpful, expert in making your stay, stress free. The breakfast is great and the choice is extensive. The location is perfect, very quiet, with the beach just 5 minutes away and Torquay marina is about a 10 to 15 minute walk.

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Additional Information about 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
#4 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
#6 Business Hotel in Torquay
#9 Family Hotel in Torquay
Price Range: £107 - £143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Meadfoot Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Meadfoot Bay is a 5* 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 5 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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