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The Palms Hotel
Ranked #26 of 87 Hotels in Torquay
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Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

Just come back from a short break from Torquay. We stayed at the palms hotel and found it very good. Staff there were very good and help. And the hotel is not far from the shops and bars which was good for us. Would recommend this hotel.

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

we stayed at Palms Hotel for my sister and brother in law pearl wedding .A clean and friendly hotel we had 2 small double rooms which suited us they had every thing we needed .The hotel is only a short walk to the pubs and shops the off road parking was a bonus .The breakfast was lovely plenty to choose from .So if you are looking for a lovely clean friendly quite hotel I would recommend the Palms .We would stay again and hope to return later in the year .

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at the palms hotel, we stayed in room 5, at the back of the hotel, it was comfortable, quiet and perfect for getting your head down, the facilities included wifi, tv, kettle, plenty of tea and coffee, a modern shower room and even a fridge! The view was the fire escape but I wasn't there to appreciate the view!. It's a short walk into town.

Judith, the owner greeted us at the car (I was having difficulty parking, I reversed in rather than drove in - that was my mistake!) her husband graham moved the car off me later lol!

Breakfast was lovely, it consisted of a full English, as much toast as you want, cereal, cheese, yoghurt and fruit.

All in all a pleasant stay, we would stay there again and certainly recommend it.

  • Stayed April 2014
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

We had a short break, 25th and 26th April, 2014 and stayed at the Palms Hotel to escape the hustle and bustle of home life.
We stayed in the family room which accommodated all our needs. It was clean, tidy and had plenty of selection for breakfast for young and old. Nothing was too much to ask for and the owners had a vast knowledge of the surrounding area and what we could do as a family, giving advice on where we could save money on multi payment days out.
There was free parking and close to the beach and shops. We spent sometime in the baron Saturday which was lovely to spend time with the owners. They were extremely accommodating to children with DVD's and games to play, which was lovely and we felt very welcome for the two nights we spent.
Their prices are reasonable for the area they are in.
We all had a lovely time and would recommend this hotel to friends and family.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

Having arrived in Torquay on Bank Holiday Friday with no room booked my partner and i were very pleased to find this little gem.
Driving up the main road a number of hotels were visable but this was the only one who had 'vacancies'.
We popped in to check price and were pleasently suprised as had been told £25 more earlier for another hotel located miles away from the main town.
The host was very welcomming and told us of parking facilities which are located at the back of the b&b.
We were told of breakfast times, shown to our room and told that the door is unmanned from 11pm so to use the main key if we went out.
The room was quite small but had enough room for bags and us. There was a TV (my partner had to reset the channels!) kettle, hairdryer so the room was fine. Bathroom door was not very good and for some reason had locks on both sides but the bathroom itself was clean with a great power shower. The view of the room was straight into a wall and another persons bedroom but not the fault of the owners.
Slept very well in the comfy bed.
Breakfast was very oldy worldy but fine. Small servcings so dont keep yourself for the cooked as its not big. I think possibly there could have been a better presentation of the breakfast bar as it felt a bit like i was taking food from someone elses table.

Overall very nice people. Adequate room and bargain price - your on holiday..not as though you will spend much time there!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

Hotel was up a bit of a hill from Torquay front so handy to get to venue (princess theatre). Good service nice hotel for money. Only negative was the road was heavily used by rowdy nightlife and noise kept me awake as they went passed the hotel in the early hours. Shame as all else good.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

we were in Torquay for 3 days ,, and stayed at this hotel, couldnot fault it from reception through to rooms and breakfast, everything was excellent, the landlady and her husband are so friendly made us feel at home I will be returning to this one whenever I visit Torbay again

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Palms Hotel
Address: 537 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in Torquay
#13 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — The Palms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to The Palms Hotel Torquay in South Devon - truly a "once discovered, never forgotten" place to stay. A delightful retreat where the warmth and friendliness of hosts Graham and Judith is always apparent.Here the guest really does come first and there is no time you will not be made to feel welcome. The Palms Hotel is one of Torquay's top Guest Houses in the heart of Torquay we give the Service of a Small Hotel and the intimacy of a Bed & Breakfast. ... more   less 
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