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The Imperial Torquay

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The Imperial Torquay is a 19th Century four-star hotel in a stunning cliff-top location on the English Riviera. Just a mile from Torquay train station, and 10 minutes walk from the town centre and its famous promenade, this Mediterranean-style hotel is a great base for exploring Devon and North Cornwall. Close by are sandy beaches, the Eden Project and Dartmoor National Park. After a day of exploring relax in the Health & Leisure Club then enjoy delicious food in the award-winning Regatta Restaurant.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Internet
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Great View
Marina View
Hotel links
Visit hotel website
Special Offer:Winter Escape
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Our stay was most enjoyable with our friends but added to that was the attitude of the very friendly staff who assisted you at all corners, our dinner service on the night of the celebration was second to none and without delay or episode. All in all this made our visit
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The views from the hotel are outstanding and its position in Torquay is perfect. There is so much to do on your doorstep with no need for a car. This is my second visit and I definitely intend to come again, hopefully yearly.
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Response from Aneta E, Manager at The Imperial Torquay
Responded 6 Sep 2018
Dear adelec Thank you for your review. i am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. i will share your comment with rest of the team. We look forward to welcoming you back.
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Nice location overlooking the bay. Car parking expensive so...go up the hill past the hotel and park on the road. Booking in OK but we had to query whether booking site had taken money (they had!) Room fine-Bit old fashioned but clean Lifts really good Used pool area and not
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At dinner on each of the two nights we had a mountain of spinach. Unfortunately it was very hardand inedible. It did little to give me enough strength to eat the rock hard biscuits that accompanied the very small portion of pate on the second evening. Popeye would havebeen in
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Response from AnetaE37, Hotel Manager at The Imperial Torquay
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Arthur D Thank you for your feedback and I do appreciate your sense of humour. I am obviously sorry to hear of the issues you experienced and I promise to investigate this with the head chef to prevent a re-occurrence. I am glad though that this did not spoil your stay and are planning to return one day. Thank you for bringing this to my attention.
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Used to always stay here years ago, but give it a miss as the suites started to look very dated. Tried to book again on the phone this evening and the the service on the phone was very poor couldn’t tell me if I’d have an upgraded suite or one of the antiquated ones so we give
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Response from AnetaE37, Hotel Manager at The Imperial Torquay
Responded 2 days ago
Dear vincewhite Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry you were disappointed with your recent enquiry and I will look into the issue you have raised. As you may not be aware the Imperial, Torquay was purchased by the current owner in late 2016 and since that time large sums have been spent to improve the hotel in many areas. Plans are in progress for a large refurbishment of the entire hotel to restore it to its former glory and beyond. Obviously this is not something that happens overnight nor without careful planning and sympathetic consideration. However, I can assure you that our intention is very close to your own wishes and I do hope that you will one day return and see for yourself the progress we will be making.
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The Standard Double Room at The Imperial Hotel
4 Star Room
4 Star?
our fab room
Have you got evening entertainment?
On the Saturday night we stayed there was a guy playing piano in the bar
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Very sorry I have no idea but if you contact the hotel they are very helpful. The hotel is wonderful, if you go have a lovely time.
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Good morning .we stayed in march so outdoor pool was closed .best thing to do would be phone the hotel direct and ask ..but to be honest the indoor facilities are amazing with jacuzzi steam room and relaxing beds around a free drinks machine ..enjoy your stay the view are breathtaking.
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I’m pretty sure all ensuite, bathroom is as you enter room . Great hotel. Only thing is extra charges, I.e. sea view extra £15: parking £7 or £15 per night. Relaxing spot.
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Yes you can use facilities .dont think any one minds .there are free towels and changing rooms and free hot drinks machine and water .enjoy .great place brill staff
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"Overlooking the sea but it may be at a premium price"
"Really do not book here until major improvements have been made"
"3rd or 4th Floor for the best views and face South/West and are nice and quiet."
"second floor overlooking sea are to beg for"
"Sea view rooms best"
US$ 72 - US$ 156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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