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Clevedon, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a very good two nights in Tusker Lodge which is a short distance from the harbour. The bedroom was good, the bed excellent, the breakfast set you up for the day and thankyou Carole for a very pleasant stay. Pity about the weather!

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Nailsea
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a pleasant B and B its situated close to the centre, there is lots to do in the area, buses are handy for visiting the surrounding area. Carol is very welcoming and nothing is to much trouble.

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Colne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked this through a Groupon deal decided to stay longer than what it stated after looking at the hotel and the lovely rooms and asked to be upgraded before we actually got there. On arrival we was made to feel welcomed and invited Lovely atmosphere . The room was better than expected very spacious and the lovely views of...

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Was so sad to see you go.... :( Thank you for being such lovely guests, it was a real pleasure to have met you both and thank you for the chocs!!!! I hope your long drive home wasn't too bad and I really hope to see you again in the future, maybe next anniversary? Best wishes, Carole

New Milton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for my wife's birthday, our third visit. Yet again was superb and Carole and her Mum were fantastic as ever. They even gave my wife a bottle of fizz and card on her special day. Location is close to everything and cannot be beaten. Will definitely return at some time in the near future.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, I hope you are both keeping well. Thank you for another lovely review... It's so nice when guests vote with their booking reservations and keep coming back to us directly. I look forward to seeing you both again soon, the bubbly is being chilled as we speak and I won't even mess up your breakfast order next time! Best...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked to stay here through a Groupon deal and were not disappointed. Great location with lovely clean room and everything needed. Nice crisp clean sheets and fluffy white towels tied in ribbon. Good selection of coffee, tea and hot chocolate along with mini bathroom toiletries. Plenty of tourist literature scattered around the building. Breakfast was gorgeous. Cereal, toast, youghurts, pastries,...

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Jacki, Thank you for the fantastic review! I'm pleased that you found breakfast good, I must admit I was a bit worried about just offering the basic breakfast on this deal, but having to manage here on my own most of the time I feel it was the right decision and as you say, not everyone wants a great...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed here 3 years in a row and look forward to our next stay. A fine B&B, short distance from the Harbour. Great Host and lovely room and Breakfast. Recommended to friends and some have booked for a stay this year 😊

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the amazing review... the most rewarding part of this job is seeing guests come back time and again, knowing they are ready to be happy with what we do and how we do it. I hope that all our guests get that home from home feeling that we try so hard to achieve here. Look forward...

Aberdare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All of it was lovely and we will return definitely and stay at this hotel. It was relaxing and comfortable which was what we were looking for. It was close to the harbour and all of the shops and restaurants, which was great and as an added bonus we booked to see a show in the Princess Theatre.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Sue! Thank you for the fantastic review, I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, especially glad you found it relaxing and comfortable. Our locality to everything Torquay has to offer is a definite plus for many of our guests, and yet not quite in the hustle and bustle of it all! Really hope to see you back again...

Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tusker Lodge is exactly what it says on the tin and for us it was just what the Doctor ordered. Restaurants, pubs and town centre just a stones throw away. A couple of great nights at Seamus's too. Carole is really helpful too.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Darren, Thank you for the great review. Glad you enjoyed your stay, most guests that go to Seamus's have a fantastic time (and many get a great hangover too!). Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Carole

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stay at tuckers was very good. The hospitality that the proprietor showed all the guests was second to none,. Carole was very helpful and the breakfast was lovely loads to choose from and the property was only a short walk to the harbour.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay. Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Carole

Ferndown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tusker Lodge B&B is very close to the centre of Torquay, about a five minute walk, the B&B has twelve rooms, two of these are single rooms, sharing a bathroom, they are basic, but fine for a single guest, parking is no problem, breakfast very good, I have recommended to friends.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Joe, Thank you for your lovely review, always good to see you. Thank you for pointing out parking, many guests who park on-site behind the building think that it is limited to those spaces without knowing that we have further use of the car park up the road.... and free if you book direct! Hope you are keeping well...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tusker Lodge is a small family run guest house, offering guests a friendly and informal atmosphere. The guest house is in a superb location, with a south east facing sun-terrace overlooking Torwood Gardens and boasts free Wi-Fi and ample free parking. Tusker Lodge is only 400 meters from the harbour, the strand, shops and close to the beach and seafront. The Princess Theatre is a 15 minute walk away. Also within walking distance is the coastal path, which leads to Beacon Cove, Meadfoot, Hope Cove, Ansteys Cove, Babbacombe Beach and Oddicombe Beach. Torquay Museum is almost adjacent to the hotel and Torbay's famous Model Village is at the other end of Babbacombe Road, just a short bus ride away. Rooms are traditionally furnished, and each benefits from Freeview TV, tea and coffee making facilities and free WiFi. All doubles have an en suite bathroom with free toiletries, singles have shared bathroom facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tusker Lodge Guest House

Address: Guest House 533 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HQ, England (Formerly Sceptre Lodge Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: ₹ 2,285 - ₹ 4,815 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tusker Lodge Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“All the rooms are the same .”
 of 5 bubbles dananjo, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Three storey house so if struggle with stairs ask for a lower floor.”
 of 5 bubbles jacki2372, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 - right next to car park at rear”
 of 5 bubbles darren2017, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Both single rooms are fine, the one at the front has a very good view, the one at the back is a little bigger”
 of 5 bubbles 440joed, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No 'top tip' required because everything was as we hoped for.”
 of 5 bubbles babscompton, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
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