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    The Babbacombe Hotel

    The Sea Front Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LH, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good33%
    • Average10%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “sea view” (21 reviews)
    “sefton hotel” (5 reviews)
    “evening meal” (17 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair Access
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 31 August 2017

    we decided to have a night out as we only live in brixham... will definitely stay here again.. lovely room, with sea views and balcony, excellent service, food was yummy.. reasonably priced considering the time of the year. entertainment most nights except the night we...More

    2  Thank brenh1964
    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    We fancied a last minute trip to the Torbay area, and found many places booked up, but then found the last 2 rooms at The Babbacombe Hotel. We booked a twin with a sea view and a twin balcony with a sea view. I know...More

    2  Thank Lapchien
    Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

    The hotel is located in a fantastic location close to bars and restaurants and the view is spectacular. We didn't get a good night sleep due to the mattress being old and you can feel the springs also you can hear people walking passed the...More

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    Response from BrettandJo, Owner at The Babbacombe HotelResponded 29 August 2017

    Thank you for your kind review of the hotel. I am sorry you did not get a good nights sleep, we have replaced over half of the beds in the last two years with new, and continue with further replacements if any beds are identified...More

    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    Very disappointed with our room. Hugely overpriced for room 9. For the £120 that we paid, it was very small, with no sea view. We were told when we checked in that we would be given a table near the window for breakfast, it didn't...More

    1  Thank blondecatlover
    Response from BrettandJo, Owner at The Babbacombe HotelResponded 29 August 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel, I am sorry that you felt it was hugely overpriced, you did book in high season in a seafront hotel and presumably looked at other hotels to make a decision about the best option, but...More

    Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

    Ok so where to start, the hotel has spectacular views and shocking rooms! You walk into the room to a smell of formaldehyde or was it a very cheap bleach! Lino in the bathrooms from a male army toilet block, shower heads that hit your...More

    3  Thank DollyOlly
    Response from BrettandJo, Owner at The Babbacombe HotelResponded 28 August 2017

    This review doesn't really deserve a response, but for the benefit of other guests, and to give a true picture, I will give a brief reply. The room and bathroom had just been cleaned, as you arrived early, which was why there was a chemical...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$91 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #14 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
    • #16 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 80
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    • English Riviera >
    • Torquay
    • Also Known As
    • Sefton Hotel Torquay
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    wonderqirls
    29 October 2017|
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    Response from BrettandJo | Property representative |
    Unfortunately we can't guarantee there won't be any refurbishment in March as this is the quieter time of the year and when we tend to be refurbing/painting. All work Is carried out between 8am and 4.30pm and any noisy work... More
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    12 September 2017|
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    Response from Diana46285 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. Yes, There was a hairdryer in the room.
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    Response from BrettandJo | Property representative |
    The menu changes daily over a 7 day period, with 3 different starters, 4 different main courses including two meat, one fish and one vegetarian option and 4 different desert options each day, if you would like further... More
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    "if you have difficulty with stairs avoid the third floor ,the lift does not reach this level"
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