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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Fantastic stay at the Lawnswood with new ownership. Karen was very helpful from the off after we changed our booking dates she fitted these in so thanks and the price was great. Very welcoming friendly and the breakfast was fantastic :-). Rooms as usual were spotless and just had the best time staying here. Will be back next year Gary...

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Karen H, Owner at The Lawnswood Guest House, responded to this review

Hi gary im glad you enjoyed your stay at the lawnswood like to know my guest are happy. hopefully see you in the near future.

Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a night stay on the 20th August. It was a lovely stay. Karen was very welcoming, the rooms were lovely, beds was very comfortable, slept like a baby. The breakfast was very nice, worth the money. I loved how there was stuff in the room such as cotton buds and tissues and the Bourbon biscuits etc, don't...

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Karen H, Owner at The Lawnswood Guest House, responded to this review

glad you enjoyed your stay look forward to your return next year.

Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely lovely!! Rooms were always tidy and Karen was so amazing; always warm and friendly. The hotel is situated close to the town which was great for us. We would definitely come again!! Every morning we had a wonderful breakfast and always tea/coffee in our room.

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Karen H, Owner at The Lawnswood Guest House, responded to this review

lovely to read your comments glad you enjoyed your stay at the lawnswood. hopefully will see you again.

Wales
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a week weeks as working in the area. It's clean and tidy but I do find the rooms very small. The owners are friendly and always happy to help. There is free WiFi and always clean towels in the room each morning. The price of the room are very reasonable also. I can't say how good...

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Karen H, Owner at The Lawnswood Guest House, responded to this review

Sorry it wasn't big enough for you it's not the grand hotel it's a b and b don't think you can complain for the twenty pound a night you paid.

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Stayed for 3 nights, 17-20 July. Received a warm welcome on arrival and was shown to our room. The room was clean and comfortable. Host Karen was very friendly and helpful and Albi cooked an amazing breakfast each morning, his poached eggs were lush. Would definitely return if visiting Torquay again .

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Karen H, Manager at The Lawnswood Guest House, responded to this review

would love to see you again what a lovely couple, glad you enjoyed your stay at the lawnswood.

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2016

had a lovely three night stay at the lawnswood , karen the landlady made us very welcome and gave us some ideas on what to do in torquay and neighbouring areas . the breakfast was one of the best we have had and me and sven have stayed in a lot of establishments over the years so thank you to...

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Karen H, Owner at The Lawnswood Guest House, responded to this review

hopefully you will come again was a pleasure.

Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed for five nights. Met by a lovely hostess, who made sure we had everything we needed. Neat rooms, great breakfast and super location. Walking distances to the seafront and city center. Definately staying there again if we are in Torquay.

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Karen H, Owner at The Lawnswood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments hopefully I will see you again. It's always a pleasure when I get such good feedback from my guest's.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We arrived just after 4pm and had our van parked in front opposite of guest house. We had room 1 (double bed) on first floor facing the rear and room 4(twin beds) on first floor facing front. The twin bedroom is spacious and deco is very soothing. We stayed for only one night and David prepared our vegetarian breakfast which...

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lawnswoodtorquay, Owner at The Lawnswood Guest House, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your short stay with us. just to clarify a couple of your points; you were helped with your luggage up the 12 steps to the first floor. You make it sound like mount Everest. not what it actually was. Air-con ? i'm not aware of any guest houses or hotels (only the most modern and expensive...

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Dave the owner was extremely friendly, welcoming and very informative. The bedrooms were spotless, nice temperature, and the beds were very comfortable. Breakfasts were outstanding, freshly cooked to order every morning, also with fruit, cereal and yogurt available also. Very good value. Bus stop close by. Taxi service available by private hire was 3rd cheaper than taxis of the rank,...

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Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I have stayed here for five weeks while I Have been in the pantomime in the Princess Theatre, My host David Brown and his Family and staff, have made me feel right at home. My room was very comfortable with everything I needed, a good range of fruit fruit juices ect, plus an excellent cooked breakfast,

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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about The Lawnswood Guest House

Address: 6 Scarborough Road, Torquay TQ2 5UJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $83 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lawnswood Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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