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“Samantha and Paul - An absolutely lovely week in Paignton!”
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Briars
Ranked #11 of 96 Paignton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Lancaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Samantha and Paul - An absolutely lovely week in Paignton!”
Reviewed 28 June 2014

We had a lovely week stay with Malcolm and Mandy, who are very friendly people and will go out of their way to ensure that you have an enjoyable stay. The room's are lovely, they are very clean and tidy, and are also very comfortable. Breakfast was also very good with lots of choice, probably one of the best breakfast's we have had! The hotel is situated in a perfect place, with a beautiful sea view and not too far away from all amenities, overall we had a wonderful stay and I would highly recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review, 30 June 2014
We would like to thank you for your kind comments and for taking the time to post a review. It is always nice to hear when guests who have chosen to spend their weeks holiday with us at The Briars have had a really enjoyable stay. Thank you.
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

We have just had a fantastic few days staying at the Briars. A great location with superb accommodation, excellent breakfast menu. The owners, Malcolm and Amanda were wonderful hosts and nothing was too much trouble for them. We would have no hesitation in recommending the Briars to others. We hope to return later in the year

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review, 30 June 2014
Thank you for your lovely comments we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was lovely meeting you both and it will be nice to see you later in the year.
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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 June 2014

Thank you for a lovely stay at The Briars. Such a friendly place where nothing is too much trouble. Great breakfast and the rooms are spotless. We have been visiting the Briars for years now and will definately be returning again next year.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review, 28 June 2014
Thank you for taking the time to post a review and your comments are appreciated. It is always a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to your next visit.
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

The Briars is situated by the beach and close to all immenities and is a perfect guest house in which we had a lovely week away with MALCOLM @ MANDY stayed in room 1 with a sea view good variety of breakfast i enjoyed the fresh fruit and yogurt had a laugh at night time with others guest
had lots of days out . room one which we stayed in was well equipped clean and spacious so we have booked for another 10 days later in the year .

Room Tip: will be stopping in room 7 next time as it has a bath
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review, 20 June 2014
Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you have chosen to spend another holiday with us later in the year.
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Longhope, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

We have just come home from another lovely stay with Malcolm and Mandy. You are made to feel so welcome as soon as you arrive. We have had 2 weeks holiday here for the past 7 years and we always have the ground floor seaview double room which is perfect if you dont want to climb upstairs. The bed is so comfortable that we always have a good nights sleep and there are lots of little extras in the rooms and a very well stocked hospitality tray. The breakfast was absolutely delicious and so much to choose from we especially liked the fresh fruit and yogurt! The Briars is a spotlessly clean, really comfortable and friendly guest house and we spent most of our evenings in the lovely large guest lounge chatting to other guests. I would definely recommend The Briars for its location, cleanliness, hospitality, rooms and value for money. Look forward to our next visit !!

Room Tip: Room 1 a lovely large seaview room on the ground floor perfect for the elderly.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review, 28 June 2014
Thankyou for your lovely comments. Room 1 is a very popular room for the elderly and we are pleased that you continue to enjoy your holidays with us and we look forward to your next visit later in the year.
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

If your looking for a friendly, clean and excellent service then this hotel is the one for you. Mandy and mal are amazing hosts and they will go out of there way to make sure you have a fab holiday. You only have to read the reviews from others to know that this hotel is highly recommended. As I said in the title this is our 6th visit and I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Paignton from the moment you step into the hotel you are greeted by warm friendly people who's only goal is to make their customers happy. Can't wait to see them again next year!!!!

  • Stayed May 2014
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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review, 3 June 2014
Thank you for posting a review, your kind comments are appreciated. It is nice to hear when guests have enjoyed themselves and found the Briars friendly and welcoming. Look forward to seeing you next year!
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

We have just returned from yet another brilliant 4 night stay at the Briars. It never fails to impress. Mal and Mandy strive to make your stay great. Their hospiality is second to none. The hotel is always spotlessly clean and the breakfast is amazing and nothing is too much trouble. The hotel is situated two mins from all the attractions in Paignton where there is so much to do. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from to suit all tastes. At the end of the evening chill out with a drink in the Briars bar with Mal and Mandy who welcome you in the comfort of the lounge.
This was our 6th visit and we will be sure to return and are already looking forward to it.

Room Tip: Travelling with family - room 8 is a great size family room
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Briars248, Owner at Briars, responded to this review, 3 June 2014
Thank you for all your lovely comments, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We enjoy your company and always look forward to seeing you and your family. Roll on next May!,
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Property: Briars
Address: 26 Sands Road, Paignton TQ4 6EJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 96 B&Bs / Inns in Paignton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Briars 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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