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Kingsholm Hotel
Ranked #8 of 149 Torquay B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

I spent a wonderful 3 nights at the Kingsholm with my mum. Carl and June are fantastic hosts and nothing is too much trouble. Our room was very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Breakfast was plentiful and cooked to perfection. The location is fantastic, only a ten minute walk to the harbour.

I would have no hesitation in recommending this guest house . Looking forward to returning in October. Jane & Kathleen, Derbyshire.

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Reviewed 10 June 2014

We enjoyed 3 days in and around Torquay and loved every minute.
Kingsholm was lovely, just a short walk to the sea so we didn't have to keep taking the car out!
The room we were in was spotless and very comfortable.
The breakfast was really good as you can just choose to have a lot or a little!!
Carl and June were lovely and made you feel at home from the time we arrived.
I have told some of my friends how much we enjoyed our short break & they should go!
We're sure that we will be back sometime soon!!

Room Tip: Room overlooking gardens etc
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Lynn G
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

Just spent three nights in the Kingsholm Hotel and what a gem of a find this was. The hosts Carl and June made us feel very welcomed from the minute we arrived and nothing was too much trouble. We were in room 7 on the top floor which was spacious and had an excellent bathroom with a big walk in shower. We had single beds with lovely double quilts and the beds were very comfortable. Each morning the breakfast was excellent. We had the choice of cereals, fruit, fruit juices, tea, coffee, pastries and could choose from a cooked breakfast from a varied menu. The hotel is also in a perfect location, with only a few minutes walk to Torquay harbour and a wide selection of restaurants and pubs. We would recommend the pub called The Hole in the Wall. We would definitely recommend this hotel to anybody and will most certainly be going back. Thank you to June and Carl.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

Lovely room, excellent food, the best hosts, convenient location, great rates, spotless housekeeping - nothing to fault at the Kingsholm. I would recommend this venue without hesitation, fully confident that my friends would thank me for it. Carl and June are quite the nicest hosts I have ever met and made our stay feel like a real home from home. Well done Carl and June, you have found the magic formula! You clearly genuinely like people and love your chosen profession and it shows in every thing you say and do. We will be back and if we can't book at Kingsholm, we wont come at all! Jill and Steve xxxx

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

Stay at Kingsholm for 5 night. June and Carl were very welcoming, making us feel at home - very good hosts! Rooms were very clean and comfortable. Lovely breakfasts. What more can you ask for!

The hotel is situated a 5 min walk down the hill towards the sea front. Along this road, all tastes are catered for (Indian, Chinese, Italian, American, Greek, Fish and Chips, Gastropub - and probably more), so you will not be short of somewhere to eat (or drink) in easy reach!

Also a short walk away is a sandy beach, so Kingsholm will be a great place to base yourselves during the summer.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

I travel regularly throughout the UK and the Kingsholm is by far my favourite hotel .Nothing is too much trouble for Carl and June, who provide fantastic, varied breakfasts. This superb Edwardian hotel overlooks the beautiful Torwood Gardens.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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2  Thank Brian W
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Carl and June are definatley in the right game !! They both have a nature way of making you feel like you have their personal attention at all times, this combined with a very clean hotel and SUPERB breakfast makes this a great short break destination that we would recommend to couples.

We will be back ......

Room Tip: Our only constructive comment is that the Wifi signal on the top floor was poor - we were in Room 9
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Additional Information about Kingsholm Hotel

Address: 539 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
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 149 B&Bs / Inns in Torquay
Price Range: £46 - £72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kingsholm Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Kingsholm is a fine Edwardian guest house situated only 350 metres from Torquays famous harbour and town centre with some of Torquays finest restaurants just a few minutes walk away. ... more   less 
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