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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tiny Room , No Parking , Unhelpful manager who was not willing to compensate for being placed in a very claustrophobic room which did not match the photos on the internet. Most reviews are for people that had food in restaurant and not stayed in Hotel. (This is more like an expensive overpriced B&B) . We was completely refused any...

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Somerset UK
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited for afternoon tea last week using a Groupon voucher but I have to say I came away quite disappointed. Firstly, in my opinion, afternoon tea should be something special and we both made an effort to dress accordingly and the tea should be served in a room separate to all the people who came wandering...

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Alan F, Owner at Babbacombe Bay Hotel, responded to this review

I understand High tea is a grand affair at the Ritz for the pretty price of £70 per head. As you said yourself our food is a good standard so for £18 for two with a glass of prosecco and a hot drink I don't think we are trying to be the same as the Ritz. We would of course...

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my and my husband's second visit to the Babbacombe Bay Hotel using a Groupon voucher. We arrived at just before 6pm and were out an hour later. Although one does not like to be kept waiting for food, we felt that we were given our food very quickly. The food, compared to our visit last year, did not...

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Alan F, Owner at Babbacombe Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Our menus are the same for everyone. We have a set menu - as your groupon voucher states - which has a choice of 4 starters and 4 mains, along with our specials board and our a la carte menu. This allows each customer a choice. A customer with a voucher is able to use this for the set menu,...

Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Evening meal beautiful highly recommended great service enjoyed the meal and look forward to going again .We went as a group of friends before Christmas. The setting is perfect beautiful views and the whole place is so well kept .

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking advantage of a special out of season offer we had a meal in the Bay modern contemporary restaurant, lovely surroundings wonderful view across the bay. Food and drinks menu both excellent. I sampled dishes from the set menu, my husband chose from the specials board both meals really good. The service was excellent always there just at the right...

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Thank Sinead52
Alcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for coffee - very good coffee! Nice spot overlooking the bay, looks a nice place to eat but we didn't stop for food, other peoples looked nice though! Clean interior and friendly courteous staff.

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Uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I met my friends one afternoon for a cream tea this week, we all had a different scones! Mine was strawberry and chocolate which was amazing and my friends had an apple and cinnamon one and plain one which again looked and smelt lovely. I was told to tasted great! I have also been here for breakfast many times- the...

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Devon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

22 of Paignton Lions and friends enjoyed a very pleasant evening with great food . Great value and food was brilliant as expected . Very good service and great ambience . Will certainly return as the views over the Bay are fabulous .

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Prior to our visit, I upgraded from a, "classic room," to a King Suite with sea view and on our arrival we were shown to our room. My expectation of a suite is, a self contained facility, with a bathroom, bedroom containing a separate seating area to the bed where one can sit in comfort and relax. Two small arm...

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Alan F, Owner at Babbacombe Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so disappointed you found so many issues that did not meet your needs. We are a small boutique hotel. We do not claim to be anything other than this. We make every effort to give our prospective guests full details on every room in the hotel. There are...

Bristol
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We enjoyed a lovely two night stay at this excellent hotel. The staff were all very friendly, our room was fab with lovely views, and we couldn't fault our dinner, afternoon tea and breakfasts. Highly recommended.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Babbacombe Bay Hotel was fully refurbished in 2015. A characterful, boutique hotel fronted by the Downs afforded stunning views across Lyme Bay towards Lyme Regis, Portland Bill and the Dorset coastline. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Babbacombe Bay Hotel

Address: 33-35 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $161 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Babbacombe Bay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Check room size before booking..ours was tiny. no parking on site. reception closed after 6pm.”
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