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The Babbacombe Hotel

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Myself and husband have had a lovely stay at this hotel . Our room was very clean and decorated to a high standard . The bathroom was modern with a large shower . The staff are all friendly and food was delicious and presented beautifully . I would recommend this hotel and hopefully will return and stay in a sea...

1Thank Julie P
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I have been taking a group here for 11 years and under the new management what wonderful improvements they have made. Repainted, refurbished, new menus, everything!!!! Brillliant staff, happy to help with anything (which was good as there was a few hiccups but nothing that was dealt with immediately). The food is lovely, very tasty and with good choices. Breakfast...

2Thank twilson2014
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

My mum stayed here for the christmas break and said it was wonderful. She is sight impaired and the hotel staff couldn't have done more for her. The food was excellent and the entertainment was great. All in all she said she couldn't have had a better stay and is looking forward to staying again with the friends she made...

2Thank cgamble579
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The hotel and rooms are beautifully decorated and probably unique. We had a double room with a sea view which was good but the room was very small. The furniture within the room was also too large. The parking is a bit of a problem at busy times but a short walk solves the problem. The actual location for Babbacombe...

3Thank Barry G
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I had a double room with a sea view which was fabulous. The room looked like it had just been decorated and it was beautifuly decorated, everything looked fresh, clean and new. The balcony was really large and the views of Babbacombe Bay where breathtaking. The wifi worked really well which as a single traveller was great. The views from...

4Thank Clare B
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Nice surprise my first visit to Babbacombe,stayed at Hotel for Four nights, the views from the front of hotel amazing when the weather is good,fantastic places to walk and a cliff train to ride on great fun, lots of local shops and restaurants if needed. Staff very friendly,my room was a double allways cleaned, bathroom 5 star, since hotel has...

3Thank mobilemerlin
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went for a Sunday lunch with friends, had roast Beef oh it was delicious and enjoyed it also they gave delicious desserts as well, It is wheelchair friendly and on the level , also has fabulous views of the Bay . The price was reasonably. Would recommend this to friends.

3Thank PumaSofia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Just returned from short break. Excelent hotel on sea front.We had a room with sea view and large balcony with excelent views. Babbacome has avery good bus service within easy reach of hotet,we had a day in Tynmouth another very nice seaside town. TORQUAY harbour is very pleasant and seems to be a sun trap.There is a very nice Theatre...

1Thank SonyaWorcs
Reviewed 13 October 2016

stayed at the Babbacombe hotel last weekend. staff very helpful and friendly and room was clean. we ate in one evening 3 course meal to which was quite tasty, breakfast was plentyful with allot on offer. the views were lovely. on sunday we went into torquay which was a 10 min drive away. will deffinetly be returning.

1Thank Billy R
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This hotel is excellent. Absolutely first class. Rooms spotless, linen etc. Changed regularly. had single newly refurbished room, that was the largest single I have ever stayed in, Absolutely wonderful views from lounge and dining room, and some bedrooms. we were staying on BB/Evening meal, and food was very good. ALL staff helpful and pleasant. Entertainment also pretty good. Will...

1Thank fredasalway

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Babbacombe Hotel is situated on the Babbacombe Downs overlooking the sea, just a minutes walk to the cliff railway which takes you down to the beach. A number of our rooms have stunning sea views, some with balconies or patios. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Babbacombe Hotel

Address: The Sea Front Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LH, England (Formerly Sefton Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: ₹ 4,470 - ₹ 81,114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Babbacombe Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Sefton Hotel Torquay
The Babbacombe Hotel Torquay, Devon
Hotel Style:
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
#18 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
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“Double rooms may have a sea view but only if you pay a supplement, single rooms are tiny and at the rear with little or no view.”
lynnet310, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra £5 per person a night for a sea view with balcony ..”
bhgoodwin, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“room 2 for accessibility and room 19 for gorgeous uninterrupted sea views”
alisonprobert, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We paid a small supplement to have a room with a balcony overlooking the sea.”
annbarbaradavies920, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“front rooms all have lovely views of the sea.”
dorphilSouthWales, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
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