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Tusker Lodge Guest House

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Plymouth
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Lovely place to stay, Carole is great, hotel is very clean, room was lovely, bed comfortable, plenty of space and added extra of having a fridge in the room, the breakfast was very good with plenty of choice, guest house is central to the town, restaurants and local pubs. Perfect place to stay.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the lovely review, it's always good to see guests coming back time after time. Hope all is well with you and look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes, Carole

Bude, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Not he ritz but we love tusker .....Always look for room here before staying anywhere else when visiting Torquay ...lovely hostess , rooms clean and just what we need ....Loved having a fridge in the room ....... see you again soon

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Christine, Nope not the Ritz, but hey, who needs it? I'm hoping to get fridges in all the rooms this year, so you will have one in whichever room you book next time! Thank you for the review, it's always good to see you both and hope too see you again soon. Best wishes, Carole

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Really nice room with the most comfortable bed ever. We were made to feel very welcome from our arrival. Wish we'd stayed a bit longer. Breakfast was fantastic. Definitely one of the nicer guest houses and close to all Torquay has to offer.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay. Hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Carole

Southampton
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Tusker lodge is a very well situated b&b very close to the centre of Torquay and only a 1 minute walk to some fine restaurants, including a fabulous Italian, if that's your thing! The furnishings are in keeping with a b&b and it is clean and tidy. The host Carole, is friendly and welcoming and the bar prices are very...

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Carole

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Stayed at Tusker Lodge B & B for 2 nights. Room was lovely and clean, bed comfortable, TV working, wardrobe with plenty of coat hangers. Our host, Carole was very welcoming and friendly. Plenty of choice for breakfast, either cold or cooked. Ideally situated for getting around Torquay and surrounding areas. Bus stop right outside, only 2 stops into Torquay...

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Babs, Thank you for the lovely review. Good to know that we're on the right track... Hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Carole

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016 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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Amenities

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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: $43 - $98 (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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“All the rooms are the same .”
 of 5 bubbles dananjo, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Three storey house so if struggle with stairs ask for a lower floor.”
 of 5 bubbles jacki2372, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 - right next to car park at rear”
 of 5 bubbles darren2017, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Both single rooms are fine, the one at the front has a very good view, the one at the back is a little bigger”
 of 5 bubbles 440joed, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No 'top tip' required because everything was as we hoped for.”
 of 5 bubbles babscompton, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
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