We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Great hotel for a break”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Iona Torquay

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Hotel Iona Torquay
Ranked #52 of 148 Torquay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Burton on Trent
2 reviews
“Great hotel for a break”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2011

Very clean & tidy, good breakfast and very large room with tv dvd player ensuite & balcony, (dont know if balcony & size applies to all rooms). Well situated in quite area but short walk for shops and restaurants/bars.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Keith B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

264 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    200
    50
    12
    2
    0
See reviews for
48
164
8
14
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (59)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Northampton
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2011

This is a lovely hotel in a quiet area of Torquay. Our room was very comfortable with a good sized ensuite and a balcony overlooking the front of the hotel. Breakfast was excellent with plenty of choice. There is an option for evening meal which we took. 2 courses for £12 or 3 courses for £16. We considered this to be very good value and the food was delicious and beautifully presented. Overall the hotel was extremely clean and the owners were very welcoming - nothing was too much trouble. We would thoroughly recommend the Hotel Iona.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank balisala
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
stonehouseglos
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2011

Just returned home form this lovely hotel.Such a lovely experience,we stayed 4 nights,and enjoyed every day, and were reluctant to leave, we have used Many hotels in Torquay,many times, this one out does the others.The owners really care about there customers rooms very very good,NOTHING was too much trouble, food excellent,the family and Chips (dog) were well behaved,polite and really lovely,we will return asap,also will recommend to our own family and friends, would have no hesitation sending any one there.
Excellent ALL round.

Room Tip: Premier room excellent other rooms were very good also (comments of others)
See more room tips
  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank maggieStonehouseglos
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2011

Not knowing the area very well we booked the hotel Iona not knowing what to really expect.
We were in for a real treat. The Hotel was friendly, clean, comfy, near to the seafront but not close enough to hear the nighclubs and overall exceded our expectations.
The food was really good in the evening and breakfast was also great as was the service throughout our stay.
Not only would we go back but we would recommend this hotel for anyone staying in the area.
This hotel is a real gem, other hotels were to close to all the nightclubs or had large stag/hen parties staying and some of our other family members who stayed at the travelodge did not get any sleep.
So a big thank you to all the staff at the Hotel Iona

Room Tip: Room with a balcony is a must!
See more room tips
  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank cherie c
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Cheshire, UK
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2011

What can I say, we have stayed in Torquay many times as we have family living down there so are often in that area for one thing or another, when we discovered this hotel on our 1st visit we loved it and stayed there a 2nd time for another family party, now having returned from a 3rd stay there, it just reconfirmed what a fab place it is.
The owners and staff are all lovely and it's so nice when you return somewhere and are remembered, each visit they have been so accomodating, making sure they could fit myself, my husband and our Three daughters into one of their many lovely rooms.
1st visit we stayed in the family room which was fab for a family of 5, the kids room was even in a different section to the adults which made bedtime easier for everyone.
2nd visit we stayed in the Superior Double room, very large room with nice big windows which lets lots of light in, again this was a lovely room and accomdated us very comfortably.
3rd and most recent visit we stayed in the Premier double Balcony room as we only had 2 out of the 3 children and this room is again lovely and would outshine many 5* hotels we have previously stayed in. Love the high ceilings aswell which makes it feel all the more spacious.
We will definately be back as no doubt there will be lots more family gatherings in the future.
Special mention for the little doggy who our little baby absolutely loves!!!

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank greenneyes494
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2011

I stayed there for 5 nights at end of September 2011. I was made to feel very welcome. The room was large with an extemely comfy bed and door opened out to a veranda with seating The owners were friendly, helpful and offered lots of information on where to go and what to do.The
food was good with plenty choices freshly prepared.
I will certainly be returning. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: Corner rooms lerge and light.
See more room tips
  • Stayed September 2011, travelled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank vivien i
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2011

We stayed at Iona for 4 nights in July 2011. Our room was very good, large, well furnished (very large comfy bed). There were doors out to a large patio area, with outside seating overlooking a quiet area. The Hotel is well situated within easy reach shops & a good Pub on Belgrave Road. Its a short slightly uphill walk to get there, then you can stroll downhill to the Sea Front.

Breakfast is very good with host, Roy attentive and things never too much trouble. Parking is very good, with Roy collecting our heavy suitcases, on arrival and up to the room with them.
Iona is one of those grand old houses of yesteryear, rooms are spacious, and well furnished. There are very much as shown on the Website and we were more than pleased.

Roy and his wife couldn't have been more helpful ....... definitely the right place to stay in Torquay.

Room Tip: Our room was a Premier Balcony double. excellent value, roomy well furnished with a great bed, just...
See more room tips
  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank John T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Torquay hotels
0.4 mi away
Riviera Lodge Hotel Torquay
0.1 mi away
The Belmont
The Belmont
#34 of 88 in Torquay
4.5 of 5 bubbles 110 reviews
1.1 mi away
Yardley Manor Hotel
Yardley Manor Hotel
#49 of 88 in Torquay
4.0 of 5 bubbles 354 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.5 mi away
The Meadfoot Bay
The Meadfoot Bay
#7 of 88 in Torquay
5.0 of 5 bubbles 458 reviews
0.2 mi away
Brooklands
Brooklands
#100 of 148 in Torquay
5.0 of 5 bubbles 82 reviews
0.0 mi away
The Cleveland
The Cleveland
#8 of 148 in Torquay
5.0 of 5 bubbles 353 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hotel Iona Torquay? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Iona Torquay

Property: Hotel Iona Torquay
Address: 5 Cleveland Road, Torquay TQ2 5BD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #52 of 148 B&Bs / Inns in Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Iona Torquay 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the old part of Torquay, Hotel Iona offers quality accommodation in a central location, close to the main town, sea front and the Riviera Conference and Leisure Centre. This comfortable and friendly small hotel is set in a beautifully converted detached Victorian villa built in the 1860s, located in a quiet conservation area of Torquay`s main hotel and bed and breakfast accommodation area. As a family run hotel we take pride in offering our guests traditional standards of service and individual attention. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Priceline, Ebookers, Odigeo, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, Traveltool, S.L.U., Evoline ltd and HotelQuickly so you can book your Hotel Iona Torquay reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hotel Iona Torquay Devon

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing