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The Downs, Babbacombe

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Stayed once again at The Downs and had a wonderful holiday. Room 6 was compact but clean and comfort able with stunning views over the bay. We had the gold package and thoroughly enjoyed the extras. The cream tea scones were delicious. We had the...More

Thank John P
Response from Kate W, Owner at The Downs, BabbacombeResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. It was lovely to see you again and we are pleased you enjoyed our Gold Package, taking advantage of the daily Prosecco cream teas, evening meals and complimentary bar. We have recently announced a price freeze for return guests....More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

The room was very comfortable and clean and had a wonderful balcony overlooking the Downs and sea. The staff were friendly and provided an excellent service and we even had filtered coffee in our room. The breakfast was superb with an excellent choice. We shall...More

Thank kelvinlawes
Response from Kate W, Owner at The Downs, BabbacombeResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Reviewed 13 August 2017

We spent a dream holiday there. We were from 25.07.2017 - 08.08.2017 there. With a perfect breakfast it started.The room was thoroughly cleaned every day. There was regular change of linen.The owner and the staff were super nice.The view from the balcony is unique. Thanks...More

Thank Berthold H
Response from Kate W, Owner at The Downs, BabbacombeResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you Mr & Mrs Hertzfeldt for your kind review. It's great that you thought you had your dream holiday here at The Downs! It was a pleasure to look after you for the 2 weeks. We must agree that the balcony rooms do have...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Firstly well done to Ed & his 'team' for ensuring nothing was too much trouble & providing superb service throughout our stay. The room was very comfortable & ensured we had some of the best nights sleep in the very comfortable bed. All facilities were...More

Thank morton93
Response from Kate W, Owner at The Downs, BabbacombeResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review. We always try and ensure that our guests find The Downs a home from home and are pleased that this was the case for you. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 21 July 2017

We had visited back in February for a mini break, and following such a friendly stay for ourselves and our dog we had booked a six day break in June, all the staff were really friendly and nothing was a problem. We had booked the...More

Thank wonrek55
Response from Kate W, Owner at The Downs, BabbacombeResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments. It was lovely to see you back again and what a beautiful week you picked! It's great that you were able to enjoy the wonderful views sat out on the...More

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We are located directly above 2 beaches Oddicombe & Babbacombe, about a 10 - 15 minute walk. We have lots of information about our ares including beaches on our website or please feel free to call me on 01803 328543. Kind... More
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"sea view. It caters for disabled people as it has a stair lift."
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"Stair lift for disabled visitors.5 star rating for everything ."
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