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Haytor Hotel
Ranked #6 of 87 Hotels in Torquay
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Luton, Beds
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82 reviews
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“Quality hotel.”
Reviewed 25 January 2013

Went July 2012 for my 50th, for a weekend. Really enjoyed our stay. We had been a few years before, and our choice was based on location and quality. The hotel is nicely near the town centre, however the only slight minus point is your short walk back from the town is up a steep hill. The owners are friendly and very welcoming. The lady waitress for breakfast is the best we have come across (and she loved her job!). The room was 100% clean, as was all the hotel. All facilities were of a high standard and wifi as well. The front car park is enough for all guests, and there is a small garden area next to it. If your looking for a hotel close to the front, shops and good pubs/eating houses, this is for you. The Haytor is just out of reach of noise and the area gives a calming feel. If you want quality and a quiet stay, book early!!

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 January 2013

We visited Torbay last summer while touring the southwest. Haytor Hotel is smart, tidy and clean with welcoming and helpful hosts. Breakfast was well presented, tasty and served with a smile. The hotel is a handy 5 minutes walk to restaurants and town centre. The room was comfortable and clean and we sleep very well. All in all we enjoyed a nice stay and would recommend the Haytor. Apologies for late review.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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walton on the naze
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Reviewed 1 January 2013

Have stayed here several times and as usual 'an excellent experience'. Clean warm rooms, lovely setting in well kept gardens, great breakfast and friendly owners and staff with nothing too much trouble. As someone once said "We will be back"

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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Oxfordshire
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Reviewed 19 November 2012

This is a large guest house. Room 1 wasn't big enough to swing a cat. You needed to duck to get underneath the TV on the wall. It also has poor sound proofing as we could hear other users chatting, using their bathroom toilet, or opening and closing doors. These were the downsides. The good bits were, it was clean, the breakfast was lovely and the lady serving was very pleasant, it has good parking and it is close to the sea front. Based on the room size I would say we were overcharged.

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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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ChrisnRob, Owner at Haytor Hotel, responded to this review, 27 November 2012
I am very sorry that this guest had such an awful experience, certainly no complaint was ever put to anybody at the Hotel. I have raised a query with Tripadvisor regarding this review as i am uncertain of its authenticity. However, I will respond. Room 1 is a standard double room with ensuite shower. Room sizes, as well as noise, is very subjective. If you live in a large house with large rooms in the middle of a field then anything else can feel less comfortable, and if you aren't used to sharing your space with others you may be sensitive to noise.The Haytor is in a very quiet area which is mentioned often on most other reviews and we have excellent soundproofing to all of our rooms. Our standard double rooms offer everything you need for a stay in Torquay. I am 6' tall and certainly do not have to duck to get past the TV. As i say, I have raised a query with Tripadvisor regarding this review.
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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 November 2012

Stayed at the Haytor for the weekend with some friends. Beautiful building set in lovely gardens, super interior and a few minutes from the town. Lovely, clean room which overlooked the well kept gardens . Great breakfast and good service . Both the proprietors were very helpful and nothing too much trouble. Thanks for the lovely break 'Haytor' - will definitely return - added bonus the weather was beautiful. Happy to recommend

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 November 2012

Had a short break here in August, lovely clean room and en-suite. Proprietors very welcoming and breakfast very good, waitress very nice woman thanks for the tip on visiting nearby locations.
Free parking is a bonus, loved sitting in the gardens when the sun did shine! we will return and hopefully get the terrace room this time, very short walk to town centre, complementary toileteries was a very nice touch. Highly recommend. :)

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 October 2012

My husband and I recently spent our honeymoon in this hotel, and found the breakfasts great, staff very helpful and friendly without being intrusive. Hotel really clean too. Will definitely be back sometime.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Haytor Hotel
Address: Meadfoot Road, Torquay TQ1 2JP, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Torquay
#2 Business Hotel in Torquay
#2 Family Hotel in Torquay
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
#4 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
#6 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Haytor Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury award-winning Torquay accommodation. The Haytor Hotel is an elegant detached early Victorian villa built in 1835 and set in beautiful gardens. The hotel is located in a conservation area on leafy and peaceful Meadfoot Road just 400 metres from central Torquay and the harbour with its many bars, restaurants and shops. A short walk the other way takes you to the award-winning Meadfoot Beach and coastal paths with stunning bay views. ... more   less 
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