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Heathfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Part of a Victorian terrace on the beautiful Babbacomb Downs. This clean nicely decorated guest house was taken over in May 2016 by new owners. The rooms, particularly on-suite facilities, are small; with basins in the room rather than the bathroom. Not all room have an on-suite so if this is important for you check what you are booking. The...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Thank you Teresa for your review. Our niche is definitely the leisure market aimed at people looking for an amazing location, setting, to be comfortable and treated as individuals, catering to their specific requirements. We were not advised you were a business traveller, having tried to communicate prior to your arrival as we do with all our guests, we regularly...

Reviewed 28 July 2016

The Headland view has recently taken over in May 2016 by David and David two of the most welcoming and hospitable guys that we have had the pleasure to meet. We were greeted by David when we parked on the FREE parking space outside. He helped us with our luggage and whilst we had coffee he had brought us, he...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review and you certainly are valued guests, we hope to see again soon. We are working on making the view and light into the breakfast room even better, well if David agrees to the removal of the large canopy. As soon as the busy season easies, I will be sending you offers and updates, so...

Bridport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We recently stayed at the Head View for three nights. We were NOT disappointed. Far from it. This is an excellent small hotel - the owners do everything to ensure your stay is memorable. Absolute First Class. We shall return.

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Hi Julia and Roger. Thank you for your lovely review, which was so kind of you and we can't wait until you return. Looking forward to welcoming you back to Headland View. Regards David

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this delightful guest house many times over the years, and have had lovely hosts along the way. David and David are the new management this year, and we are so lucky to meet such nice people, who by there manner and attentiveness, have made yet another four night break so enjoyable. Headland View is a delight,...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Michael, I think we were the lucky ones to meet such a lovely couple, and congratulations on your 33rd anniversary. So happy you enjoyed your visit and hope it will be the first of many with us. I have stayed in literally hundreds of hotel rooms during my years in sales and marketing for the major hotel chains, and...

Birmingham
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Spent three nights at the headland view in a second floor sea view room and it was lovely. From the minute we arrived the two owners were very friendly and could not do enough to make our stay comfortable, welcoming us with coffee and biscuits while checking us in to sorting out maps and guides they thought we would find...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Hi Jill, it was lovely to meet you and Jason and delighted you had a great first visit to Babbacombe and hopefully the first of many. We are very fortune, that Babbacombe is a tucked away enclave away from the hustle of Torquay harbour. Although we are a mere 2 miles away, we have a very different atmosphere. Many of...

Reviewed 16 July 2016

I have stayed at Headland View before and was delighted to find it was as good as ever. David is indeed the perfect host, nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are delightful, everything is spotless and you won't get a better breakfast anywhere. There is a very relaxed friendly atmosphere, I am looking forward to a longer stay next...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Geraldine. It was such a pleasure to meet you, and delighted you enjoyed your stay and that we lived up to previous stays and expectations, which we fully understand the importance of. Looking forward to seeing you again when you can stay for longer next time. Also to meeting your friends, whom you intend to bring with you. We...

Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I decided to take a trip down to Torquay for a short break and stayed at the Headland View. Such a nice location, beautifully decorated and comfortable rooms. I will be going back again with my family. Thank you David for being the perfect host.

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Thank you Sean for such a lovely review, was a pleasure to meet you and Hannah. It was a lovely evening on your stay to fully appreciate our gorgeous views. Looking forward to seeing you again and meeting the family. Have a great summer. Regards David.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Wonderful host and a great view. David took such good care of us and was utterly delightful to talk to. We showed up late and in rough shape from a long day of hiking. He fixed us right up, got us everything we needed and sent us off to the right restaurant.The room (two twin beds) was spacious and soothing....

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Christine, It was so great to meet you and thank you for your lovely review which was so kind of you. I hope the rest of your hike, after you left us was a little easier than when you joined us. You did so well to finish an eleven hour trek on the day of your arrival. Delighted you...

Chatham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Wow, what can we say? A perfect little haven. Having just returned home after a four day break we can honestly say that it will not be long before we return. David and David are fantastic hosts, from the moment we stepped through the door it felt like we had known them for ages and slipped into easy conversation which...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Thank you Tracy for such a wonderful review. As I mentioned, when you and Richard left, David very low today, so he won't be leaving the kitchen for a while. So happy you liked what we are we trying to create. We have lots of ideas, just short on time to implement as many have the same issue have in...

Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We have just returned from a lovely break for the 2nd time at Headland View, Babbacombe which is now under new ownership. We weren't disappointed. The new hosts have maintained the same high standards of cleanliness and décor, with a few added touches of their own which were very tasteful. The breakfasts were lovely, I loved the special of the...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Alison, thank you so much on behalf of David and myself for such a wonderful and generous review, we really apprecaite it. It was a true pleasure to meet and get to know you and John. We are delighted you enjoyed yourself, especially as the weather was rather mixed, shall we say. We will do all we can, to...

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  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AA four star gold award and AA breakfast award. This beautiful Victorian guesthouse with panoramic unobstructed sea views over the spectacular world heritage coast of lyme bay is a fabulous place to stay. Positioned directly on the Babbacombe Downs, the guest house has six individual bedrooms the majority having French doors opening on to balconies with tables and chairs to sit and relax while taking in the magnificent seaviews. Or choose one of our rearview rooms with superking/large twin beds or with four poster bed. The guest house has retained many of its original Victorian features and architecture, with a sun lounge and pretty dinning room, for you to enjoy your traditional freshly prepared and served English breakfast or choose one of the daily specials fruit pancakes, omelette, scrambled eggs with smoked salmon or poached eggs on English toasted muffin. All accompanied by cereals, fresh fruit, fruit compote and toast with conserves and homemade marmalade. A great place to stay for visiting the surrounding area of Torquay, Paighton, Brixham, Dartmouth, Dartmoor and the southwest coastal path. Ideally located for lovely blue flag beaches with a great choice of traditional English pubs and a large variety of restaurants nearby. Spoil yourself and enjoy the view. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Headland View

Address: 37 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $112 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Headland View 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“the seaview rooms with balcony are lovely, it is great to wake up to the wonderful view”
 of 5 bubbles marionn393, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have a private bathroom and some have en-suite facilities”
 of 5 bubbles alanjking, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles mp988, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“balcony rooms fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles terrys999, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms with a balcony recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles SueWilding, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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