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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Just had 5 nights at the Marstan, first class, exceptionally clean, good location and very quiet, Ian and Craig are great hosts and provide excellent recommendations on places to go, ate out 5 times on their advice and were not disappointed. We will not hesitate to return. The Greens.

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Reviewed 6 August 2014

One of the best hotels we've stayed in anywhere in the World. Craig and Ian are the perfect hosts, the staff fantastic and breakfast delicious. The best place to stay in Torquay. We really can't recommend it enough.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2014

This was our third stay at the Marstan, so we're already huge admirers. It really is a special, unique and beautiful place to stay. Each room we have stayed in has been simply gorgeous. The breakfasts are outstanding quality, and, as a vegetarian, I loved the halloumi with the full veggie breakfast, my partner loved their fabulous bacon and their...

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2Thank Paul_Linn2014
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

Lovely to return to the marstan. great stay. hosts so very welcoming and friendly yet professional. came this time with children. They throughly enjoyed the stay.this hotel is by far the best. relaxing and superb. have nothing negative to say. The breakfast is perfect to look at and also to taste . The best we have ever seen and tasted....

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1Thank kirsten h
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2014

The Marstan is just lovely. The rooms are within an impressive period property and the decor certainly matches with wonderful antiques everywhere. The hosts are so warm and welcoming and always make sure that you are enjoying your stay. The room that we stayed in was very clean and comfortable. The hotel has a swimming pool and hot tub that...

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1Thank JennypennyGumdrop
Reviewed 3 August 2014

OMG!!! I'm giving 5 stars to this hotel only because I can't give more... is like 100 stars for me or even more. Is been 3 days back home and I'm still dreaming about it. First of all once you are there don't have to worry about anything, Craig and Ian are so well organised and informed about anything you...

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4Thank Erjola V
Warwickshire, England
Reviewed 26 July 2014

We were given a very warm welcome and our luggage was taken up to our room, which was lovely, overlooking the garden and pool. Tastefully decorated throughout, with beautiful antiques, the Marstan is spotless. The bed was huge and very comfortable. The bar was a lovely place to relax in, and Ian or Craig were always on hand. Their local...

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2Thank lakky1
Bristol
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Just got back from a mini break having re-acquainted ourselves with the Marstan after a couple of years away. Even better this time around, warm welcome, great breakfasts (from a great fry up to smoked salmon and scrambled egg bagels). Ian and Craig are the perfect hosts, happy to chat and give you info on the local area but also...

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1Thank jools27u
Dorset
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Craig and Ian gave a very warm welcome. Premium room was very comfortable. Great choice of quality items at breakfast, freshly cooked items, homemade bread and granola. Super bar where Craig amused us with outrageous anecdotes!! Ideal location for a short walk to the best restaurants in Torquay. A bonus was the very well kept pool - I'll bring Speedos...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Me and my partner were welcomed to the Marstan by Craig and Ian after escaping a nearby 'resort' establishment. We are so glad we moved. The overall experience was outstanding, the attention to detail and service would put many larger five star hotel chains to shame. The rooms - we initially had a normal double, then moved to the four...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Marstan Hotel is an elegant mid-Victorian Villa peacefully located along Meadfoot Sea Road in a conservation area. The harbour and town are approximately ten minutes walk with the blue flag awarded Meadfoot Beach and its stunning views being less than five minutes on foot. An extensive refurbishment program saw The Marstan achieve a five-star guesthouse rating in 2007. In keeping with the period of the building, the hotel is traditionally furnished with antiques complemented with modern amenities such as contemporary bathrooms, flat screen televisions, wifi and ipod docking stations. The Marstan is the only five star guesthouse in Torquay to benefit from a combination of an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and a licensed bar. The owners and staff endeavor to provide an attentive and personal service without being intrusive, with the aim of creating a luxury boutique hotel ambiance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Marstan

Address: Meadfoot Sea Road, Torquay TQ1 2LQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: ₹ 6,965 - ₹ 12,067 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Marstan 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
The Marstan Hotel Torquay
Marstan Hotel Torquay
Marstan Boutique Hotel Torquay
The Marstan Torquay, Devon
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Torquay
#3 Business Hotel in Torquay
#4 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
#7 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
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“Rooms overlooking the Pool were our choice”
 of 5 bubbles Stuey51, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is large and overlooks the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles 68clairj, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a small double room which was adequate for a weekend, a larger double would probably be better for a longer stay.. The bathroom was a very good size though.”
 of 5 bubbles 512judih, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 was just so quiet with lovely decor and just so spotless and the peace and quite was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles jameswK2132IQ, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had room 10 which had a lovely big bed, loads of room, and bags of character.”
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