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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful hosts with a sense of family or as the picture in the dining room says arrive as guests leave as friends. Wonderful view over the bay, delicious meals, a conservatory to lounge all day or take a walk to Torquay or Paignton or the plentiful busses. Cockington Country Park a must to see (its a Lovely walk) with a...

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ChannelViewPaignton, Owner at Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Geoff for a lovely review, we most definitely have made some great new friends since taking over the Channel View Hotel, and we are loving it here. As you say, waking up to that wonderful view every day is second to none. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and we're looking forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Such a nice surprise to arrive at this hotel again and to find that the new owners actually care about their guests. The food and service are excellent bearing in mind that this is a new venture for new owners. Already the improvements are working well and we wish Pete and Ruth well for the future. Will be returning next...

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ChannelViewPaignton, Owner at Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, we certainly enjoyed having you both to stay, and look forward to welcoming you and the rest of your family back to the Channel View Hotel in the summer. We have had such a lovely comments from returning guests, which has made all of our hard work worth...

Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Well I normally come down every month and always find the local places quite rude and not very helpful when you turn up last minute! The hotels normally get quite booked up! Then when and if a room is available they won't offer a meal not in this case the owners where so helpful and polite I have to say...

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ChannelViewPaignton, Owner at Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Raj for your very kind comments, and we're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and the food of course. We are also very grateful when people go out of their way to leave a review for us, especially when they are as nice as this one. We both look forward to welcoming you to the Channel...

essex
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Been back recently and the hotel now has new owners,I was going to say it's as good as usual actually it's even better.Greater variety with evening meals and more efficient service at breakfast.Well done Peter, Ruth and Elliot I wish you every success for the future, see you all at Christmas.

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ChannelViewPaignton, Owner at Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much. After taking over a full Hotel in September, it was rather daunting to make changes to some of the routines which had been very long established by the previous owners. However, returning guests such as yourself have been delighted with the increased variety and quality of food on offer, and some of the refurbishments which have...

Linslade, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This hotel is in a great position with lovely sea views. The bedrooms are very comfortable & spotless. Lots of little extras like tea making facilities & toiletries that make your stay even better. Best cooked breakfast we have had in a hotel! Gorgeous sun lounge with seaview. Lovely stroll along the sea front to bars, shops & the harbour....

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We decided to start our holiday a day early by staying a night on the way to the tip of Cornwall. Just found the Channel View quite by chance and very pleased we were. A room was available with a sea view so we gladly took that and it is a great view as the hotel is right on the...

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2016

stayed here over the easter weekend booked 2 rooms 1st floor and 2nd floor both had fantastic views of the bay.. rooms were clean and comfortable ..paid for breakfast and evening meal food was good and large portions ...owners were friendly ..had a lovely stay

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Another great holiday at Channel View and never been disappointed, so after 10 visits makes me feel its time I complimented the owners Jenny and Tom for this. First the Hotel its well situated just yards from the beach with great views from the hotel front windows its clean and well presented inside and out and the food provided is...

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Stevenage
Reviewed 29 July 2014

The Channel View is a small but welcoming hotel situated on a cul-de-sac at the east end of Paignton, with a superb view out across Torbay towards Torquay and Brixham. It has private parking for guests. The beach of stunningly red sand is a matter of a few yards away from the front door. (Please note that at low tide...

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Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

I had booked a 4 night stay at the channel view after a couple of stays due to very unseen probloms concerning my husband who wasn't staying with me , due to work ! I was woken up by jenny hotel owner at 3am on the Monday morining having recvied a call from the hospital in reading to say my...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small family-run hotel, just 15 yards from a gorgeous sandy beach, we have stunning uninterrupted, panoramic sea-views from our relaxing conservatory and bedrooms. We serve delicious hearty breakfasts, and optional home-cooked evening meals. All rooms are ensuite, with freeview tv, clock radio, hairdryer, refreshments, free WIFI and other small touches. With free parking, a short level walk to the beach, a 5 minute stroll to the harbour and buses every 10 minutes to the rest of Torbay, The Channel View Hotel is a perfect location for your short-break or longer holiday. Why not give us a try? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Channel View Hotel

Address: 8 Marine Parade, Paignton TQ3 2NU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Channel View Hotel Paignton, Devon
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“Just book it”
 of 5 bubbles geoffd598, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book a seaview room ,fabulous views of Torbay from one side to the other”
 of 5 bubbles lamorna25, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a top floor seaview room.”
 of 5 bubbles Soo163, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Well, obviously ask for a sea view!!”
 of 5 bubbles sidjen2015, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“sea views if available but rear rooms are fine”
 of 5 bubbles dennisg630, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
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