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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016

On arrival, Paul and Mike were very welcoming and gave us a quick intro to the local area before showing us to our room. It was very clean and comfortable. Lots on offer for breakfast. Paul and Mike have a great knowledge of the local area and were able to provide us with accurate reccomendations for quality places to eat,...

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Hi H... Thanks for a great review and rating us with top marks. It was a real pleasure having you both stay with us and we are glad to have been able to squeeze you in for an extra night. There is so much to see and do on The English Riviera and we are happy to give you tips...

Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had an wonderful stay AGAIN (3rd time) at The Westgate. Paul and Michael went out of their way to help us with our Classic Car. The property is immaculate especially the bedrooms/bathrooms, towels etc. A very nice welcome with a pot of tea is most appreciated. Keep up the good work guys!.

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Its wonderful that you enjoyed your stay with us for the third year running and the rain stayed away for the classic car show this year! It's always a pleasure to see you and we're looking forward to seeing you both again next year when you may just find a king size bed in your room! Thank you for your...

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

When booking a weekend away at westgate I was very nervous. All the past B&Bs I've stayed in, have really let me down and made me stick to bigger hotels. When we arrived Paul and Mike both greeted us all with an offer of a cup of tea before showing us to our rooms. The rooms were honestly SPOTLESS!!! We...

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Hi Kimmy. Wow, what a review, thank you! We are very proud to think we ticked your boxes as a B & B - our staff do a great job keeping the place sparkling clean and we are glad you appreciated the friendly and informal atmosphere we try to maintain at The Westgate. Looking forward to seeing you all again...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

On our 3rd return visit to the Westgate it's nice to see that the exceptional standard has been maintained throughout. Paul and Mike as warm and welcoming has ever genuinely friendly,their top priority is the comfort of the guests,rooms nice bright and spotlessly clean. Breakfast is a delight with lots to choose from including fresh fruit with outstanding staff service...

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Hi seagull. It was wonderful to see you both again at The Westgate this year, we're delighted that we continue to exceed your expectations. Our staff say thank you for the mention... they do work hard all season to make sure the place is clean and breakfasts are served with a smile. It's great that you loved your holiday so...

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

warm welcome with hot drinks will Paul showed us map and places of interest.lots of brochures and vouchers given. guest house easily access to rail station , town centre , seafront bus stops with regular service. bar available

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's good to know that you appreciated how well located we are for Torbay and the many things to do and see, you certainly don't need a car as everything is on our doorstep. We hope to see you again. Paul & Mike

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Very friendly and warmest of welcome. A cuppa provided whilst being giving some very helpful directions to get around Torquay and the surrounding areas. A brilliant guest house, Lovely clean room and a breakfast fit for a king.

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Hi Red Purse. Thank you for giving us top marks after your week with us. It's good to know that you loved the breakfast that is make from only the finest ingredients, including hand made sausages, best thick-cut back bacon and farm fresh free range eggs. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we do hope you...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Excellent service. Breakfasts are first class with top quality ingredients and cooked exactly as requested. Location very good with bus stop very close. Public rooms very nice, but not heavily used. Bed comfortably with well appointed shower room, if a little small. Be aware if you are on the top floor the stairs are quite steep and the West facing...

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Thank you Hedyhog for taking the time to write us such a nice review and enjoyed your room that catches the afternoon and evening sun. We would love to see you again at the Westgate, but why not try one of our bigger super-king double rooms with 6'beds and seating areas ( the one on the middle floor has a...

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed a week at this excellent guest house and struggle to find anything that was not first class. Welcomed with tea and lots of information then shown to our very comfortable and spotless room. Every morning a super breakfast with gluten free no problem. A pleasant 10 mins walk to the front and a regular bus service back stopping...

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Hi Jan & Brian. It's marvelous that you thought your week in our four-poster king room was first class and that you found it clean and comfortable. We refurbished the room for the 2016 season with new glamorous chairs, bed dressings and bedding. We aim to provide the same breakfast to our gluten free guests - including the wonderful Torquay...

Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Our room, 11 i think ,was on the small side. it was however spotlessly clean and had tv, kettle etc and all that we needed. Excellent hosts, greeted with a tea or coffee on our arrival and a brief overview on what to see, do and were to eat. Breakfast was really good and overall the hotel offers good value...

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Thank you, Simon for writing us a great review. We do have range of rooms available and if you are looking for something bigger why not try one of our super-king double bed rooms with 6' wide beds and seating areas? Our breakfasts are made form only the best ingredients and it does makes a difference when guests say that...

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My deaf partner and I booked a double room for the weekend as we were in town for the British Deaf Association congress. The owners were very friendly and keen to think about how to communicate with deaf guests (there were several staying there for the same event). We are also vegan, and they were brilliant about providing soya milk,...

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Hi Lauren. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us for your conference just over the road from us at the Riviera International Conference Centre. We are happy to adapt the way we do things and never stop learning. Indeed, vegan breakfasts are becoming part of every day life here. Regrettably, most guest houses like us are unable...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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The Westgate is an elegant Victorian villa that retains many original features. Ample free parking on site. With a Visit England assessed 4 Star with silver award guest accommodation, it's superbly located in a leafy conservation area by Torre Abbey in walking distance to the beach, harbour, town centre shopping, railway station and one of the closest to the Riviera Conference & Leisure Centre. There is a bus stop outside. There's a selection of tastefully decorated all en-suite family, double, super king, twin and single rooms together with an elegant guests' lounge, licensed bar and home cooked breakfast with hand - made Torquay sausages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Westgate

Address: Falkland Road, Torquay TQ2 5JP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $101 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westgate 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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