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The Elmdene

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Perfect getaway! Great location close to all major sites only a couple minutes away from the train station and beach. The room was spacious, comfortable and elegantly decorated we particularly enjoyed the fluffy bathrobes and extra touches provided. Fantastic breakfast every morning spoilt for choice. Tracy and David are such wonderful hosts they really went the extra mile to make...

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Reigate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Elmdene is first class accommodation. David & Tracy, the proprietors, could not do enough for us. Located in an ideal position for visiting Torbay with plenty of parking. Would have no hesitation in returning or recommending to others.

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Hi Tim and Pat, thank you so much for your wonderful review of The Elmdene, we do appreciate you taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure meeting you both. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay here with us at The Elmdene, Best wishes to you both, Tracy & David

Aachen, Germany
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Beautiful room with lots of amenities (coffee, tea, small fridge, bathrobes, slippers, iron and board, shoe shine kit, sewing kit, hairdryer), very nice and modern bathroom, everything absolutely spotless. Superb breakfast with lots of choices. Very friendly hosts. Central but quiet area near railway station and seaside.

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

We are so pleased you had a great stay Here at The Elmdene, you will always be very welcome, Best Wishes Tracy & David

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights last week in room 1, lovely room large, light and airy with a king sized bed. In the room as well as the usual furniture there was a proper dressing table with a nice mirror on top as well as a magnifying make up mirror, very handy when you get to a certain age! Free...

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely detailed review, we are so glad you enjoyed The Elmdene, Best wishes David & Tracy

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Lovely comfortable cosy room, quiet location, excellent breakfasts, Well appointed rooms. David and Tracy the proprietors made is feel at home and did everything possible to make our stay enjoyable. Hotel not far from railway station so day rail trips easy to arrange. A short walk along the promenade and your in Torquay. A real gem of a hotel, we...

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Hi Rodger & Sheila We are both very pleased you had an excellent break here at The Elmdene, and that you felt at home, we look forward to seeing you again next year, Our very best wishes, Tracy & David

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Mu Husband and myself have just spent a 10 Holiday in Torquay staying at the excellent Elmdene B&B. We could have not asked for a better place to stay. David and Tracy the owners were perfect hosts who were very friendly and very informative on the area with the best places to visit, eat etc. The Breakfast was to die...

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Hi Kevin & Debbie We are so glad you had a fantastic time here at The Elmdene, it was great to share our home with you, looking forward to seeing you next year, all the best Tracy & david

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Lovely, comfortable place. Big rooms and just about everything you could possibly want in them. Excellent location too. Friendly, down to earth hosts. Would definitely stay there again if returning to Torquay.

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Hi S & L So pleased you enjoyed your stay here at The Elmdene, We hope you decide to return to the bay, and look forward to seeing you again soon, Best wishes Tracy & David

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Host Tracy & David are awesome and very hospitable. Great en suite rooms, rate cane with breakfast. Freshly cooked bfast using local produce. Very clean rooms and very thing was just very awesome and definitely will come. Hotel is very close to the beach, harbour shops etc. Very convenient.

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Its always good to hear when guests enjoy their stay here at The Elmdene, Makes all the hard work worth while, hope you return again soon, best wishes Tracy & David

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Stayed at Elmdene in Room 1 for 6 nights 31/08 to 06/09. Hosts were great, room was great and breakfast was lovely. Trip advisor classification is totally warranted. Elmdene will be our first choice when holidaying in Devon. Thanks Tracey & David and best wishes!

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Hi Keith & Christine Thank you for Review, We are so pleased you had a great time here at The Elmdene, Its good to know you had a great holiday, and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Devon, Our very Best wishes Tracy & David

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Tracy and David the owners couldn't have tried any harder to make us feel more welcome - it really is a home from home. The room was immaculate and extremely comfortable, breakfast was perfect, the whole experience relaxing and pleasurable. We cannot recommend The Elmdene more highly.

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Hi Tom & Maureen Thank you for your fantastic review, We are so pleased you found The Elmdene a home from home and felt relaxed here, Its good to know you enjoyed everything, Looking forward to see you again soon, "we hope you decide to make the move" Our very best wishes Tracy & David

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elmdene is quality 5 star visit britain graded guest accommodation, situated on the level in a tree lined road opposite open parkland. We have six en-suite bedrooms, we offer free onsite parking and free wi-fi. We are a short level walk to the seafront, train station and conference centre. The town and harbour are within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elmdene

Address: Rathmore Road, Torquay TQ2 6NZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $147 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Elmdene 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Room one for a view at the front of the hotel, Room six for a cosy room at the top.”
 of 5 bubbles rogerjohns2n, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room was at the top a lovely room very comfy with amply space . There was a nice shower , tv and fridge there was even 2 fluffy white dressing gowns and slippers hanging in the wardrobe for you to use everything was very clean,”
 of 5 bubbles B9503YIdebrab, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 lovely”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineFoley, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All 6 rooms are of equal superior quality.”
 of 5 bubbles maureenandtombeadle, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles m30rtl, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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