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The Palms Hotel

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#21 of 89 Hotels in Torquay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice hotel and the owners are brilliant Judith and Graham. Also breakfast is plentyful and the room was very clean and comfortable came back to hotel from a trip out to Cornwall to find my room cleaned and all my bathroom stuff had been neatly organised 😆😆 a lot more than expected had a great time on the southcoast... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were warmly and cheerfully greeted on arrival and when we asked if we could be served breakfast half an hour earlier than the scheduled time, we were advised this was no problem. In fact breakfast was very good with plenty of choice. And so to our King Double Room. This was bright and airy, looking out onto the main... More 

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Loubecat, Owner at The Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review however regarding your comments about the mold in the bathroom. The bathroom is bleached regularly and the marks you are referring to are where the grout has been worn away and shows the side of the tiles which are terracotta colour. Each year we re grout the tiles and the cleaner cleans so... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

I booked my elderly parents into the Palms Hotel for a weeks stay at the end of September after phoning to check on access and parking as at nearly 80 years and 85 years my parents are fit and active but not mountaineers! I was assured that they would have no problems with direct access to the hotel but would... More 

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Loubecat, Owner at The Palms Hotel, responded to this review

The hotel is as shown on the photos where it is clear it is up steps to the entrance, We did speak on the phone about access and we changed rooms so they could have the lowest floor possible. We also have on our web site an access statement and we state not for people with walking problems. We would... More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

The statement that car parking is available on site is literally true, but a bit misleading. There are two spaces immediately behind the hotel (in front, there is just the terraced garden and the road with double yellow lines) but when those spaces are taken (or if you have a longer than average car) you have to go up the... More 

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We have been coming to palms for a few years and the owners are always friendly , location is excellent just a short walk to harbour, we have stayed in a few different rooms all very clean and comfortable, breakfast is also excellent. Look forward to going back next year.

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Truro, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed her several times and we have always been made to feel very welcome. The owners Judith and Graham are always happy to help and they are very friendly, we had our favourite room which is always very clean. Breakfast is really nice with a good variety of choice.

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely b&b ran by a lovely couple. Been to torquay for the last 4 years for a long weekend and this was the closest to the harbour being an easy 5 min stroll to everything. Nice clean room no 4 (4 poster bed) with a lovely outlook. Breakfast was plentiful and fresh and hot. Would deff go back one day.

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Loved this place the owners where brilliant very friendly and nothing was to much trouble. We stayed in room 4 it had one of the best views I have seen lovely room and a nice four poster bed. Breakfast was fantastic just how I like it would highly recommend it in fact we are going again soon

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leicester
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Nice clean rooms and comfy beds, great location. Quite a few steps so bear this is mind. Free parking! Staff were excellent, replaced kettle straightaway. Extra points for coffee making facilities, no coffee sachets, but a jar! Rooms replenished and cleaned everyday.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

stayed in the palms for 2 nights between sept 7th and 9th lovely small guesthouse cant fault it at all the owners are very welcoming nothings too much trouble we travelled up on an early train are room was ready so we could check in straight away all rooms are en suite was very comfortable would definitely return here .location... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Palms Hotel Torquay in South Devon - truly a "once discovered, never forgotten" place to stay. A delightful retreat where the warmth and friendliness of hosts Graham and Judith is always apparent.Here the guest really does come first and there is no time you will not be made to feel welcome. The Palms Hotel is one of Torquay's top Guest Houses in the heart of Torquay we give the Service of a Small Hotel and the intimacy of a Bed & Breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Palms Hotel

Address: 537 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $90 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Palms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Palms Hotel Torquay
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#11 Family Hotel in Torquay
#14 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
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“Ask to see the shower cubicle before you commit to take the room”
 of 5 bubbles TrevorS801, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The front of the hotel faces onto a very busy road,”
 of 5 bubbles debbie8157r, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are more quieterms, front are more noisy from the traffic”
 of 5 bubbles BronwenD397, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Better views at the front, low noise both front & back..”
  • Lovely to Look out on & Walk the dogs..
 of 5 bubbles 182debg, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The 4 poster bedroom”
 of 5 bubbles jandmpembe, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
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