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Tusker Lodge Guest House

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Carole was very friendly and we had a nice chat with our welcome drink , she gave us a large room at the front which was clean and tidy . Breakfast was plentiful didn't need a cooked one , her dear mother was also on hand to help bless her . Location was ideal 10 mins walk to centre with...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is a wonderful great value for money guest house in the centre of Torquay. The key things for us is a clean room, a good bed and a great breakfast. They did not disappoint on any of the three, and to top it all they managed to accommodate parking for two cars. The Welcome was warm and genuine and...

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Hottabridge
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We had a very pleasent stay at Tusker Lodge, Carol was the perfect host and even left a card in our room for us as we were celebrating our wedding anniversary during our stay. The "standard breakfast" is not standard at all with just about everything you would want available. The extra "cooked" breakfast is also great and sets you...

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The stay was VFM. Carole takes the time to get to know you personally over a welcome drink (free) while you check in. The hotel is well situated for the quay and shopping centre, less than a 10 minute walk. There is a bus stop right outside the hotel with two bus services, the 22 & 32. The hotel is...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This place is ideal, room is really comfortable and clean. Such good value and just 3 minutes from the harbour and town shops. So easy to visit other places within 30 mile radius. Audrey and Carole are so easy to get on with and the welcome drink on arrival is a really nice touch. Breakfast is a good variety of...

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Thank Sandraannbeer
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Just want to say that we had a fantastic time here..me n my husband came here for a mini honeymoon..carol the owner could not do enough for us..she was lovely..our room was lovely n clean we had the king room..the bed was comfy lovely hot shower..tea n coffee facilities what more can u ask for. Breakfast consists of the usual...

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Thank Hayley E
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our romm was spotlessly clean, with great big comfortable bed. The breakfast was great with pleanty of choice, the bars and shops within walking distance. You will be spoilt for choice for places to eat.

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Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a long weekend at Tusker Lodge ( soon to be renamed Bay Lodge), and spent a very pleasant time there. The location is superb literally 5 minutes walk from Torquay marina and town. Our room - number 3 though located at the rear overlooking the private car park, was quiet, cozy and tastefully decorated. The owner, Carole...

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foklestone
Reviewed 11 October 2016

the host was great just my wife was disabled had few straits to contend with but it was no problem. my wife had tuck I'll after I had booked the holiday other wise I would of checked first, the host was very acomerdateing thank you will stay there again when we go to Torquay.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

It was good of the owners to allow me to check in at 8-45pm as I had to travel by coach from Manchester via London. (The expected time is really 6pm). I also had to leave at 6am so just left my keys on the table. I stayed in the top single room which faces the back , it had...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tusker Lodge is a small family run guest house, offering guests a friendly and informal atmosphere. The guest house is in a superb location, with a south east facing sun-terrace overlooking Torwood Gardens and boasts free Wi-Fi and ample free parking. Tusker Lodge is only 400 meters from the harbour, the strand, shops and close to the beach and seafront. The Princess Theatre is a 15 minute walk away. Also within walking distance is the coastal path, which leads to Beacon Cove, Meadfoot, Hope Cove, Ansteys Cove, Babbacombe Beach and Oddicombe Beach. Torquay Museum is almost adjacent to the hotel and Torbay's famous Model Village is at the other end of Babbacombe Road, just a short bus ride away. Rooms are traditionally furnished, and each benefits from Freeview TV, tea and coffee making facilities and free WiFi. All doubles have an en suite bathroom with free toiletries, singles have shared bathroom facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tusker Lodge Guest House

Address: Guest House 533 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HQ, England (Formerly Sceptre Lodge Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $66 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tusker Lodge Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“We had a room at the rear which had easy access for our baggage and also was quiet at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Sandraannbeer, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay extra for bigger room”
 of 5 bubbles wayneh897, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are lovely we stayed in room 7. It has everything you need. Lovely to have a mini fridge. ”
 of 5 bubbles nettie2812, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the front the view is lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles MaureenH574, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Front room good view”
 of 5 bubbles steffan899, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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