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    The Babbacombe Hotel

    The Sea Front Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LH, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good32%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “sea view” (21 reviews)
    “sefton hotel” (5 reviews)
    “evening meal” (17 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair Access
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 196 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    rude in-compassionate staff who need to learn how to smile, rude management. i really don't enjoy writing bad reviews, but when i have taken the time to write a letter to management which is ignored, then a (public) bad review is deserved.More

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    Response from BPowis, Owner at The Babbacombe HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Not a lot of information to respond to, I can only assume that this was an attendee at a wake (a niece), who left a hand written letter, with some comments, and which didn't appear to ask for a response, so we didn't reply. You...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The hotel has fabulous views, however, the first thing I noticed on entering the hotel was that it smelt a bit, stale food. The room was ok they had obviously re-decorated it which was nice, although some of the furniture was a bit dated/damaged. The...More

    Thank Margaret E
    Response from BrettandJo, Owner at The Babbacombe HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your review regarding your stay over the New Year. As you said, we have an enviable position on the Babbacombe Downs with spectacular views across to Lyme Bay. We were not aware of the hotel smelling of 'stale' food, this had not...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We arrived on the 23 December for a Christmas break we had a lovely welcome our room was on the ground floor with a lovely wet room and a lovely sea view the broadband is first class and the food is beautifully cooked but what...More

    Thank avkev
    Response from BrettandJo, Owner at The Babbacombe HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your lovely review following your recent stay over Christmas. We are glad that all aspects of your stay were exceptional and hope to welcome you back in the near future.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Excellent helpful staff, could not be faulted. Nice clean room. Superb setting. Great evening entertainment provided. It could be a wonderful hotel but was badly let down by poor dining experience. The small tables tightly crowded together, no table cloths... the dining room felt more...More

    Thank Doug W
    Response from BrettandJo, Owner at The Babbacombe HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and we are pleased that the majority of your stay met your expectations. We are sorry that the dining experience was not to your liking, as far as the tables are concerned, we very often...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Arrived as a member of a coach tour. A member of staff boarded the coach. made us welcome and explained a few details After that was impressed by the restaurant service and quality of the food. Not luxury standard but excellent value fo money. Nothing...More

    Thank alandawil
    Response from BrettandJo, Owner at The Babbacombe HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and the service and food in the restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$59 - US$1 376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #14 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
    • #16 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 80
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    • Location
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    • England >
    • Devon >
    • English Riviera >
    • Torquay
    • Also Known As
    • Sefton Hotel Torquay
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    wonderqirls
    29 October 2017|
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    Response from BPowis | Property representative |
    Unfortunately we can't guarantee there won't be any refurbishment in March as this is the quieter time of the year and when we tend to be refurbing/painting. All work Is carried out between 8am and 4.30pm and any noisy work... More
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    12 September 2017|
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    Response from Diana46285 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. Yes, There was a hairdryer in the room.
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    jessbrind30
    16 April 2017|
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    Response from BPowis | Property representative |
    The menu changes daily over a 7 day period, with 3 different starters, 4 different main courses including two meat, one fish and one vegetarian option and 4 different desert options each day, if you would like further... More
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    "Try to book a room with view of the sea"
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    "if you have difficulty with stairs avoid the third floor ,the lift does not reach this level"
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    "All rooms are decorated to a high standard"
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    "There a lift to all rooms"
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