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Briarfields
Ranked #42 of 149 Torquay B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Would fully recommend this lovely & clean B&B in Torquay.
Comfortable bed, spacious & luxurious shower room with a powerful shower, tea & coffee making facilities with a fridge ( they even put a little bottle of fresh milk in it daily- so much nicer than the UHT milk!)
and seating area.
Close to the front of Torquay. Some reviews mention the parking but not an issue for us.
The breakfasts were amazing.... freshly cooked and beautifully served.
Just perfect in every way, so thank you!
Would highly recommend!

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of the very first things we always look at with any B&B or Hotel is the standard of cleanliness. Briarfields is to say the very least, absolutely spotless!

Situated just a 10 minute walk from the Torquay Seafront and about the same from the Town Centre makes Briarfields a superb base for exploring the area. We stayed in a Junior Suite (room 3) and everything exuded quality! From the thick Irish Cotton towels in the Shower room to the luxurious complimentary toiletries, the mini fridge in the room (complete with a small bottle of Fresh Milk refilled every day!) and a bed that was oh so comfortable!

As for the breakfasts...what can I say? The Full Devon Breakfast is an absolute MUST cooked individually to absolute perfection. Fresh coffee (and REALLY good coffee at that!), choice of cereals or fresh fruit, pastries and obviously toast. Real 'set you up for the day' food!

We guessed that the owners must have had Briarfields for some time...we were surprised to find that they had only taken ownership in July! Chatting with them we were not surprised to learn that they have many years experience in the hospitality industry...obviously just very good at what they do!

Would we return? Without any hesitation!

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank John_C_1956
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful bed & breakfast within walking distance of the beach. Breakfast was superb with lots of choice. Rooms are immaculate & cleaned daily. The owners of the property are friendly and very knowledgeable of the local area. Highly recommend staying at this beautiful bed & breakfast.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Darren I
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We booked the Briarfields as we were visiting the River Ex Café after seeing it on The Secret Restaurants programme. We booked in February for the August Bank Holiday. We booked Torquay thinking it is 12 miles from the Ex – it is, but you need to get to the café from Exmouth which is a 50-minute drive! Planning failed a bit here.

When we arrived, the hotel is a standard sort of looking Seaside Hotel/B&B with a flat front and parking outside. The exterior décor was fresh and we parked (there were 4 of us in two cars) got our bags and went in. The host was lovely if a bit shy, and we were shown to our rooms. I think we had deluxe rooms, we had 7 and our friends had 6 on the top floor both were spacious light, well decorate and delightfully had aircon. I was amazed at the rooms, totally immaculate and everything thought about, we had a small fridge, there was tea and coffee making facilities, TV, great wifi and lovely toiletries in the bathroom with fresh white linen and lovely comfortable beds.

We hadn’t really focussed on the hotel as it was a visit with a purpose but we were extremely impressed (and we’re not easily impressed). Every element of the property was freshly decorated and well maintained.

The breakfast was fabulous with loads of variety and cooked freshly for you.

I would thoroughly recommend this hotel and would definitely stay again if visited Torquay.

Room Tip: Rooms 6 & 7 were outstanding.
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Singapore_Smiths
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Its very rare to find such a gem. Spotlessly clean, beautiful rooms and a lovely breakfast.
Really enjoyed our stay and cannot recommend highly enough.
Briarfields is the best bed and breakfast hotel we have ever stayed at, by miles

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank nick b
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Additional Information about Briarfields

Address: 84-86 Avenue Road, Torquay TQ2 5LF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #42 of 149 B&Bs / Inns in Torquay
Price Range: ₹ 7,195 - ₹ 9,942 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Briarfields 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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