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“Jack Vettriano, Elegance and a warm welcome on the English Riviera”
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Southbank Hotel
Ranked #48 of 88 Hotels in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
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14 reviews
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“Jack Vettriano, Elegance and a warm welcome on the English Riviera”
Reviewed 21 July 2013 via mobile

We stayed at South Bank for 5 nights from the 9th July 2013. The weather was hot and glorious and we asked for a mini fridge and fan (supplied at no additional cost) For our superior double bedroom. The standard of cleanliness was very high and the ambience warm and welcoming. The owners (Ian and Marie) were attentive without being over engaging and the hotel had a Vettriano theme with many stunning prints The breakfast was of a very good standard. We normally stay in hotels with gyms etc but this positive experience has changed our minds. We will return and recommend South Bank to any friends (or readers of TripAdvisor).

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 July 2013

We stayed at the Southbank for 1 week and found the owners to be very helpful and friendly. The rooms were clean and well decorated with very comfortable beds but a full length mirror would have been appreciated. The breakfasts were delicious, we would stay again in a flash.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 July 2013

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay at the Southbank Hotel it would be hard to find a single fault
with the experience of our 3 day stay. i never asked Ian how long he had been an hotel owner but and his wife as got it just right, the room was clean the shower was powerful, with plenty of toiletry's, the bed very comfortable, the breakfast excellent, and every guest had a own table with
the room number, that to me is unique, our room was quiet and peaceful.

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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Cardiff
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Just returned from a four night stay at this lovely hotel,Ian and Marie make you feel at home and nothing is too much trouble for them.We stayed in room ten which was lovely but as it was at the front of the hotel we had to close the windows to block out the sound of the traffic,but don't let this put you off as the rooms are lovely and clean and the beds are really comfortable.The breakfasts are great home cooked by Marie.If you choose this hotel you will not be disappointed .

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013

I come to Torquay for the Torbay Half Marathon event. I was alone so just had a single bed with en-suite. The bed was very comfortable, the shower room had all the modcons with the nice touches of shower gels, shampoo, cotton buds and tea/Coffee making facilities. The owners were aware that I unable to make the Breakfast sitting during the first morning due to the early start of the half marathon event however they got of there way to make sure I was fed by providing me cereal, milk and fruit which I was allowed to eat in my room. The second morning I was able to enjoy the full Breakfast that was on offer which include Cereal, fruit, yoghurt, full cooked English breakfast and tea. Overall I am extremely happy with the hotel and service. Looking forward to come back for a much longer stay.

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Herne Bay
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013

What can I say, the reviews weren't wrong. What a splendid Hotel, the attention to detail in the hotel and our room was lovely. Everything looks fresh,clean and comfortable which for my husband and I is a definite plus. You will have to go a long way to taste such a great breakfast, it was home cooked and delicious and we were spoilt for choice. The owners Ian and Marie are very accommodating down to allowing my husband to park in front of their garage to give us a little more room for the car. If your looking for a hotel with a good location not far from the sea front, great food, great ambiance and well run by the owners then Southbank Hotel is the place to stay.

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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Hampshire
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Reviewed 19 June 2013

Second stay at the Southbank. Even more enjoyable than the first time. Ian and Marie went out of there way to make us feel welcome. The room was lovely, the breakfast was home cooked and delicious. Worth every penny.Thank you Ian and Marie, see you soon.

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Property: Southbank Hotel
Address: 15-17 Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Torquay
#17 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
#18 Business Hotel in Torquay
#22 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Southbank Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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