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    The Grand Hotel

    Sea Front, Torquay TQ2 6NT, England
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent30%
    • Very good33%
    • Average19%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible6%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Beachfront
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Spa
    Free Internet
    4 Star Hotel
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    All reviews compass bar hotel garage sea view train station richardson hotels agatha christie cream tea seaview room indoor pool public areas leisure facilities a bit tired some tlc lounge area waiting staff bay sauna anthony mum
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Once grand, now a little tired. Rooms are small and dated, had a wonderful view of a rusty fire escape. Bathrooms are old and worn out, hit or miss shower and chipped enamelled bath. Table service main bar that doesn't work too well, with wrongly...More

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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Nice setting- food reasonable and good value for money You were not hurried which is an issue sometimes in that you hardly finish one course before they bring the next - but as we were due to go to the theatre we did have to...More

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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    The Grand offered a warm and friendly welcome upon arrival with car parking in the rugby ground opposite. Walkling to my room was like taking a trip back into the 1970's, although everything was clean and tidy there is a distinctly dated feel to the...More

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    Response from Peter W, General Manager at The Grand Hotel

    Dear clives868, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review following your recent stay with us at The Grand. I am disappointed to read your comments that you found our hotel to be dated, and we are proud of our 'old world charm',...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Stayed in the hotel for 2 nights on a B&B basis. Enjoyed the hotel in as much as the staff were very friendly and all looked nice and clean, including our bedroom (room 125). The one thing that let it down for us was the...More

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    Response from Peter W, General Manager at The Grand Hotel

    Dear MikeBDevon, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review following your recent stay at The Grand. I do regret that you were not satisfied with the bathroom, and have passed this to our Maintenance Manager & Head Housekeeper for review. I am...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Staff friendly and helpful. Hotel general areas were very clean and wonderful sea views, good parking in the hotels own car park. Our room had great sea views and a really comfy bed. We had a dog as the hotel says it is dog friendly....More

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    Response from Peter W, General Manager at The Grand Hotel

    Dear SMS148, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review following your stay with us. I had not realised when reading this you were staying with us when you posted your review, and should note that you were offered the opportunity to speak...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
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    Traveller (464)
    Room & Suite (130)
    Dining (23)
    Pool & Beach (14)
    Nearby
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    .72 km away
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    Torre Abbey Tea-Room
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    .52 km away
    Nearby Attractions
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    .31 km away
    Torquay Railway Station
    207 reviews
    .15 km away
    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Katyandrussangell
    Hi, is the pool open to the public and gets busy? We are after a relaxing weekend break . Thanks
    14 March 2017|
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    Response from Jordan53 | Reviewed this property |
    the pool is open to guests and has a membership for non residents. try the belgrave sands and spa down the road, nice quiet pool although smaller.
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    Katyandrussangell
    Hi, are there many nice restaurants near by the hotel? X
    13 March 2017|
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    Response from JSS49 | Reviewed this property |
    First of all i would say try the hotel restaurant the food is very good. Bistro Pierré is a 10 minute walk from the hotel, it faces the beach just before Rock Walk. The only other places i know that are good are: The... More
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    Joanne C
    I have booked 2 nights with you on 14th and 15th April but having read some reviews I am now a little wary, can you guarantee a refurbished room that has not had pets in?
    6 March 2017|
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    Response from Peter W | Property representative |
    Dear Joanne C, Thank you for your question. We do not have 'refurbished rooms' per se, but all of our rooms are kept in good condition, and re-decorated periodically. We do have dog friendly rooms, and whilst the... More
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    Room Tips
    "Sea views are good"
    MikeBDevon, 5 days agoRead review
    "Ask for a higher floor sea view."
    SMS148, 6 days agoRead review
    "Choose another hotel"
    WiltshireWhisperer, 9 days agoRead review
    "Phone first and request a sea view as not all rooms have it."
    Bally A, 17 days agoRead review
    "Seaview is beautiful"
    davidbrace, 19 days agoRead review
    "Sea front as high as you can get, well worth the extra"
    andrewrobarts, 20 days agoRead review
    "sea views are worth it - massage therapists are great."
    Naomi C, 21 days agoRead review
    "Investigate the rooms before booking"
    Nogtraveller, 26 days agoRead review
    "We were advised not to get a room above the kitchen..."
    David S, 28 days agoRead review
    "It is worth paying a little more for a sea view as you will experience a magnificent sunrise over the water."
    Sarich100, 1 month agoRead review
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