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The Richwood
Ranked #51 of 87 Hotels in Torquay
Reviewed 27 May 2013

We have just arrived back from a two night stay at the Richwood!!

We arrived quite late in the day and was greeted by Veronica and their pet dog. We had a smooth checkin and was shown to our room by Saida.

The room was comfortable. (Jason did keep hitting his head on the shelf above the sink when he had a wash! But he is a lot taller than me)

The location was great! We walked down to Torquay each time but there are always taxi's and a bus that stops directly outside of the hotel!!

We had a fab evening in the bar with Kev and enjoyed his jokes and coversations!! I am sure he has loads of stories to share!!!

The breakfast was excellent with everthing we could have wanted. They also remembered I didn't drink tea or coffee so they put a jug of water on my table.

All in all we had a great weekend, with great location and people. Thank you x

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2013

Super review from super people!! Thanks, and see you again!

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Reviewed 27 May 2013

We stayed 10th May for the weekend.staff including kevin the barman/waiter veronica and saida made us feel so welcome.brekfast was cooked to perfection.room was a little small but perfectly adequate for our needs.very clean and lovely comfy bed.we hope to return to be spoilt again soon.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank christine f
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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2013

Thanks for the praise! We were happy to have pleased you!

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Reviewed 12 May 2013

We were greeted by Joint owner Saida and the beautiful dog Sheba and given a very warm welcome. The hotel is spotlessly clean and although the bedroom was small it was very comfortable. Breakfast was ample and very tasty. Kevin the barman was very entertaining with a great sense of humour and ensured everyone was looked after. Just a shame we were only there for the weekend we will be returning.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with friends
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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2013

Great review from even greater guests, Look forward ti hearing from you!

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Reviewed 12 May 2013

Just got back from a weekend at The Richwood and what a pleasant stay we had.
Very friendly welcoming people. Ideal location. Great breakfast.
Kev the barman is a very funny chap.
We will definitely return!

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Daveyboywolves
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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2013

...and we can't wait until you do, Thanks for being such lovely people.

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Reviewed 7 May 2013

Booked online when we arrived in Torquay
Easy to find and straight walk down onto the promenade
We were met at the door upon arrival by the very friendly and helpful owner
She signed us in and showed us to our room
The room was maybe. on small side but this was not a problem .
the room was very clean and the towels and bed linen were clean and smelt lovely .
We slept perfect in the comfy bed.
Coffee and tea making facilities in room along with biscuits
The shower was good
Breakfast was great and filled us up for the day .. You just order what you require the evening before.
The owners and barman are very friendly and made us very welcome and would definitely stay again.
We didn't try the restaurant for evening meal and also didn't try the pool .

  • Stayed: May 2013
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Thank alison1965
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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2013

Shame, we would have loved to cook for you and you would have been blown away by our flavors and taste,,,
Thanks for your review,,,

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Reviewed 5 May 2013

My husband and I arrived at The Richwood on 28th April, 2013. We were met at the door by Veronica with a very warm welcome and then by Saida with an equally warm welcome. The room was lovely with comfortable beds and all areas of the hotel were spotlessly clean. Breakfast was tasty and well cooked. The scrambled eggs were particularly enjoyable. Kevin provided a lot of humour while serving us in the dining room too. If I was to describe the hotel in one phrase I would say it was 'home from home and exceptional value for money'!

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Valerie S
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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2013

Your review makes all the hard work worth while! Thanks for the praise and especially that you like my scrambled eggs! Came back again soon!

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Reviewed 3 May 2013

First time in Torquay and couldn't believe that we chose a gem of a place to stay.It was well placed to walk to the football ground and town centre. The staff are extremely friendly and you are made to feel at home. Excellent accommodation and the breakfast is not to be missed.
Would definitely recommend.

Room Tip: Go for a room overlooking the swimming pool.
  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled on business
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Thank BristolVacationman
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richwoodtorquay, Owner at The Richwood, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2013

Thanks for your words and that you enjoyed your stay.

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Additional Information about The Richwood

Address: 20 Newton Road, Torquay TQ2 5BZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#28 Family Hotel in Torquay
#32 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
Price Range: £55 - £97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Richwood 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the award-winning Richwood and Beirut-Bistro-Bar. When it comes to guest accommodation on the English Riviera, the Richwood is the only one which offers a combination of great facilities, excellent hospitality and a bistro bar which serves delicious Lebanese, Mediterranean, European and English cuisine. And everything is very reasonably priced! Winner of the English Riviera and South Devon Bronze Award for Excellence in Service 2013, the Richwood is comfortably furnished and centrally heated throughout. All 13 bedrooms are En-suite, have colour TV with DVD players and tea and coffee making facilities. Ideal for families, there are reduced terms for children when sharing with parents. The Richwood is situated 10 to 15 foot minutes from the seafront and town center. You want to enjoy the nightlife and attractions that Devon has to offer? Or just want a quiet break? ...Then the Richwood is the place to be. Around Torquay: The English Riviera: Torquay is the jewel of the English Riviera and Britain's premiere holiday and leisure resort, offering a wide variety of holiday entertainment for all the family, including many theatres featuring International stars throughout the season. There is fun for all the family. There are beaches for safe swimming, water-skiing, sea and river cruises, boating and wind surfing, tennis, fishing, golf, putting, riding and pony trekking. For those who like to explore there are miles of coastal walks at hand, many historical towns to visit and the rugged beauty of Dartmoor is only half an hour's drive away. Gay friendly. Pet friendly: one premiere double/family ensuite and one premiere Pet Friendly room. £10 pernight per pet. There is free parking at the hotel on a first come, first served basis. There is also free parking on the road outside the Richwood in the unlikely event our car park is full. ... more   less 
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