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Newtownabbey
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

The breakfast was amazing all cooked to order. I am milk intolerant it was no trouble to make porridge scrambled eggs pancakes etc with soya milk. Disadvantage up a steep hill but then Torquay is very hilly.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

My husband and I recently stayed at The Marstan hotel and we couldn't have bern happier with the service and the general ambiance of this lovely place. Craig and Ian were very welcoming , the staff were very attentive and helpful and nothing was too much trouble.The rooms were lovely and there was a pool and hot tub for guests... More 

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Hilperton
1 review
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Had a fabulous time. Attentive and hospitable hosts, would definitely stay again! Hot drink offered on our arrival, which was very welcome after travelling for over two hours. The breakfast was amazing with a choice of cooked breakfast or cold buffet. Absolutely loved the hot tub too!

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We recently had the pleasure of a long weekend in the Marstan and found Craig and Ian's hospitality to be second to none, from the inital welcome with a cup of tea while checking in and telling us about the places to eat and such, to ensuring the hot tub and pool was ready for us to use at a... More 

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Faversham
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A great Hotel! We stayed early August in the family room. It's clean and tidy. The owners Craig and Ian are fabulous (as is Harvey the dog!). They entertained our children with comedy quips and made us feel very welcome. The breakfast is brilliant, cooked fresh with a huge choice. The hotel location is just out of torquay but not... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stayed here for three nights in August. This is a beautiful, well maintained property. Everything is very clean and clearly lovingly looked after. The weather was so good we were fortunate enough to use the outdoor pool and jacuzzi, I think we may have been the first in some time to use the pool as it was absolutely freezing,... More 

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Just returned from a 3 night break over the Bank Holiday weekend, and it was lovely. Craig and Ian are very attentive hosts, and would do anything to help. Breakfast is served by Ian most mornings - I believe Craig does the cooking - and the other reviews are spot on, his home-made granola is delicious! Portions of the cooked... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious breakfast, lovely room. What a charming hotel with lovely and unusual pieces of furniture and beautiful rugs. Nothing was too much trouble for Craig and Ian. Craig serenaded us on the piano one morning in the delightful salon, which we really enjoyed. Thanks boys, for a fabulous stay!

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

My wife and I were on our way back from Cornwall to Brighton and stayed for one night at Marstan. We would like to have stayed longer as it was a great experience. We arrived there and were warmly welcomed. Before we went to one of the recommended restaurants we took some time in the hot tub. We had a... More 

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london
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Lovely quiet hotel. The owner and staff will very friendly and helpful with great suggestions on local restaurants and attractions around Torquay. Suggested a coastal walk which was the highlight of our stay.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Marstan Hotel is an elegant mid-Victorian Villa peacefully located along Meadfoot Sea Road in a conservation area. The harbour and town are approximately ten minutes walk with the blue flag awarded Meadfoot Beach and its stunning views being less than five minutes on foot. An extensive refurbishment program saw The Marstan achieve a five-star guesthouse rating in 2007. In keeping with the period of the building, the hotel is traditionally furnished with antiques complemented with modern amenities such as contemporary bathrooms, flat screen televisions, wifi and ipod docking stations. The Marstan is the only five star guesthouse in Torquay to benefit from a combination of an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and a licensed bar. The owners and staff endeavor to provide an attentive and personal service without being intrusive, with the aim of creating a luxury boutique hotel ambiance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Marstan

Address: Meadfoot Sea Road, Torquay TQ1 2LQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $144 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Marstan 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
The Marstan Hotel Torquay
Marstan Hotel Torquay
Marstan Boutique Hotel Torquay
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Torquay
#3 Business Hotel in Torquay
#4 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
#7 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
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“Rooms overlooking the Pool were our choice”
 of 5 bubbles Stuey51, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is large and overlooks the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles 68clairj, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a small double room which was adequate for a weekend, a larger double would probably be better for a longer stay.. The bathroom was a very good size though.”
 of 5 bubbles 512judih, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 was just so quiet with lovely decor and just so spotless and the peace and quite was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles jameswK2132IQ, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had room 10 which had a lovely big bed, loads of room, and bags of character.”
 of 5 bubbles 856stuarto, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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