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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Downstairs and breakfast was lovely, however the bedroom I was in was very out of date. The carpet was threadbare and the wallpaper was coming off the walls in places. A burnt iron mark on the bed and the worst part was seeing a greasy head mark on the headrest. The mattress was very hard and also lumpy. Although the...

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We love The Palace & try to go every year, this time for a visit with friends to celebrate my husband's 60th & it didn't disappoint. We always find the staff delightful & incredibly helpful with a special mention to Elliott. Within a few minutes of arriving the calm & peaceful atmosphere helped us to relax but not for too...

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2Thank WendyCB22
Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The staff are excellent! They are the best part of the hotel! The food is very good, but the hotel needs a facelift! The bathroom to my room was badly painted and the shower was inept with a trickle of water! The swimming pool needs refurbishment, it is also dirty! The showers at the pool look like a health risk,...

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2Thank Gr0up8
Hayling Island, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Don't expect porterage. Reception staff friendly and very efficient. We had a room on the second floor overlooking the indoor pool. Fittings are dated but perfectly functional. Everything was clean. One power socket. Very warm at night even with the radiator turned off and the window open - the rest of our coach party said the same thing. Food was...

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1Thank gloria_townsend7
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I was visiting friends who had gone to Torquay for a holiday and as I live in Dorset, I decided to find a two night accommodation at a reasonable price. I was amazed that this hotel came up as I have often wanted to stay there having visited Torquay regularly for very many years. At £40 per night ( I...

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2Thank Richard B
Hampshire
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This hotel is anything but a palace. When we arrived we had high hopes, but it went downhill from there. The check-in was smooth and friendly (we didn't arrive until 8.15pm), we were tired and hungry and aware that the restaurant took last orders at 9pm so we asked reception to book us in for dinner at 8.30 whilst we...

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Thank CherCheal
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017

So.. we did try it again, this time with our daughter who lives in NY and experiences the quality of American hotels. She was very impressed with the entire hotel - the food, the friendliness of the staff and the facilities available within the cost of the 3-night break. She was particularly vocal of the depth of the bath in...

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Thank Hollianna2014
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The Palace is getting on in years but still provides an ambience from a bygone era. The food served is first class and the service excellent, the accommodation is clean and the grounds majestic.The out of season offers make it better value than staying at home.

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Thank Vince C
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Took up their 3 night dinner, bed and breakfast deal. Food was superb and the staff very friendly. Rooms could do with a bit of TLC. Would recommend paying the extra £10 for a garden view room (away from the kitchen).

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Thank PamC6005XQ
Oxford
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We booked a tree-day Valentine break at the Palace. This lovely Victorian hotel is delightful and the facilities first class, though a bit aged. The food was good and well presented. The service was first class, with a large number of waiters/ess and a Maitre di in attendance, at the large and elegant restaurant, every morning and evening. Excellent value...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about The Palace Hotel

Address: Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3TG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $114 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 140
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Also Known As:
Palace Hotel Torquay
Hotel Palace Torquay
Hotel Style:
#23 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
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“choose a different hotel”
Chappellsford, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Garden room best.”
MalvernMoneyman, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Lovely size rooms overlooking the gardens”
Gr0up8, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you someone whose sleep is disturbed by traffic noise, the request a room at the rear of the hotel.”
richardbQ987OZ, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The garden view is still the best side to choose”
Hollianna2014, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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