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Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is our second year with Tracy & David at the Elmdene. Staying here is like being enveloped in a warm hug. Tracy & David cannot do enough to make your stay the best it can be. David's breakfasts are amazing, everything cooked fresh to order & locally sourced. We would not consider staying anywhere else.

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Hi Ken & Jo Thank you for a fantastic review, Its was good to see you both again, and what a great week you had here at The Elmdene in the sunshine, hope all goes well for you, and hope to see you again next year, Our very best wishes Tracy and David

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I would like to say thank you to Dave & Tracy for a great weeks holiday in sunny Devon. On arrival we were greeted with coffee and a smile. Dave gave us the lowdown on what was available and local areas of interest. Choice of breakfast was enough to satisfy all pallets. All of the food was locally sourced ....

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Hi Mik & Tracy Thank you for a fantastic review, We are so pleased you had a great week here at The Elmdene in the sun shine, It was heart warming to share our home with you both, you are a lovely couple and will always be very welcome here, hope to see you again soon, Best wishes Tracy &...

England
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We would highly recommend The Elmdene B & B. Tracy and David are great hosts and nothing is too much trouble. We stayed in Room 3 which is of a high standard and the Breakfast is of high quality. The location is 5 mins from the Torre Abbey and 20 mins walk from the harbour. We will not hesitate in...

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

Thank you for a lovely review, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at The Elmdene, look forward to seeing you the next time your here in Torquay, Best Wishes Tracy & David

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This superb B&B has won numerous extremely prestigious awards. All very well deserved. The welcome is very warm and my room was better than expected. Everything was very clean and the breakfasts were really well cooked and nice and hot.

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Thank you for your kind review, It was really good to hear you found things better than expected at The Elmdene, and we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay here, Best wishes Tracy & David

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The Elmdene is a gem close to the sea front and Torquay's attractions. It has lovely rooms and breakfast is great. There is sufficient off street car parking for all guests. David and Tracy are great hosts. I would recommend the Elmdene unreservably.

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

Hi Barry Thank you for a great review, We are very pleased you found The Elmdene a Gem in Torquay, Its heart warming to know all the hard work is worth while, Our very best wishes Tracy & David

Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The owners of the Elmdene really go out of their way to make sure their guests are comfortable and welcome. The rooms are very large and spacious, and spotlessly clean and the location is excellent. I'd definitely book to stay here again!

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

Hi Kerry We are glad you found our home comfortable and welcoming, and look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Torbay, Best wishes Tracy & David

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Would like to thank Tracey and David for a wonderful holiday. The hotel was spotless and the breakfast was outstanding. Tracey and David were wonderful hosts who made us feel very welcome. The best place we have ever stayed. Dave and Jean

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

Hi David & Jean Thank you for your kind review, We are so pleased you found The Elmdene the best place you ever stayed, and you enjoyed the breakfast so much, you are lovely couple and will always very welcome here, we look forward to seeing you again, our very Best Wishes Tracy & David

Thetford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Just back from another lovely week at The Elmdene. Tracy & David are excellent hosts, providing us with a welcome cup of tea on arrival & a fabulous breakfast every day. The bar was well stocked & we had a thoroughly enjoyable time. Everything is well maintained and very clean. Can't wait for next year to do it all again!

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Hi J & G Thank you for your kind review, It was lovely to see you both again, We are very pleased you had a great time here at The Elmdene, its always nice to know when guests enjoy their stay here, we look forward to seeing you again next year, Our very best wishes to you both, Tracy &...

Wickersley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We stayed at the Elmdene for a week in July 2016 and found it to be a fantastic experience from start to finish. The owners greeted us and spent time chatting with a cup of tea. They provided very accurate and useful information on local amenities and restaurants. The room (2) was brilliant with a small lounge, bedroom, ensuite. It...

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Hi T&A Thank you writing a lovely review, We are so pleased you had a fantastic experience here at The Elmdene, its always nice to know when guests have a great time here, Hope to see you again the next time you are in Torquay, Best Wishes Tracy & David

Reviewed 14 July 2016

My husband and me spend our honeymoon in the Elmedene and it was great! Tracey and David are the most welcoming hosts ever!! The whole house and garden are clean and nice and the room we stayed in. (Nr. 5 in the second Floor) was really nice. We both felt really comfortable there and were sad to leave. Tracey and...

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Hi A & I Thank you for a fanastic review, We are so glad you chose The Elmdene for your Honeymoon, You are the most lovely couple and we wish you every happiness together, we were so pleased to have helped made your stay here at The Elmdene very special and memorable, and we hope you will return maybe on...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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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: $150 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Elmdene 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“We have had three rooms now and all excellent. For elderly first floor recommended”
HarryBuckinghamshire, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room one for a view at the front of the hotel, Room six for a cosy room at the top.”
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,”
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“Room 1 lovely”
ChristineFoley, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All 6 rooms are of equal superior quality.”
maureenandtombeadle, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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