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Bay Esplanade Hotel

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  • Excellent26%
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  • Terrible3%
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“mr bean”(13 reviews)
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3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsshearings holidaymr beanself drivecoach driverpaid extra for a sea viewbuffet breakfastentertainment roomtiny bathroomsea frontenjoyable breakper daysea view roomnight porterexcellent positionrestaurant staffevening entertainmentpublic areas
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

my wife and myself with 2 friends have just come back from midweek break with shearings coach holidays, the hotel was clean and the staff very friendly, the food was very good and the hotel is nicely placed by the beach our only qualm was...More

Thank pompeyhants
Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 1 March 2016

Dear pompeyhants. Thank you for sharing your holiday experience with us on Tripadvisor. We are glad you found us to be good value; we do regularly check our prices to remain competitive, and I’m pleased that your review reflects this. The best compliment we can...More

Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Husband was 60 on Valentines day so we went on a Shearing coach holiday from Manchester to Paignton....the place we had our first holiday together over 30 years ago. We paid for a seaview room ...number 228....good size bathroom and comfy bed...slept like logs...food is...More

5  Thank stalybridgelass
Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 1 March 2016

Dear Stalybridgelass Thank-you for choosing the Bay Esplanade, to share your husband’s 60th birthday celebrations. It was nice to read from your review that every aspect of your stay with us was enjoyable. I will pass on your comments to Peter the coach driver; He...More

Reviewed 9 February 2016

The room is the smallest I have been in in a hotel. The shower room is a broom cupboard and not fit for purpose. You cannot even put toiletries in there as there is no room. The room itself lacks adequate storage and was not...More

6  Thank Julie B
Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 1 March 2016

Dear Julie B Thank you for leaving us a review. It was disappointing to read that the room was not to your liking, as I’ve mentioned before in previous reviews, we are a Victorian building and the bathrooms were added on years later, meaning the...More

Reviewed 15 January 2016

Stayed at this hotel over new year. The hotel reception was very clean and well layed out and the staff very helpful. The bedrooms were awful, small and cramped. The bed was well past its sell by date. Never again.More

3  Thank Gary L
Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 1 March 2016

Thank you for leaving a review. Sorry to read that the rooms weren’t to your liking. Admittedly, our hotel doesn’t have the largest rooms that you’ll encounter, and we’ll look into your comment regarding the bed. We hope that you found other aspects of your...More

Reviewed 10 January 2016

The weather was grim over the New Year but the welcome was warm. The refurbished reception, lounge and dining room areas were stunning, can't wait to see the refurbished Riviera Lounge(entertainment room) next year. As always the staff were tremendous, Greer WELL DONE, you know...More

1  Thank jemima73
Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 1 March 2016

Dear Jemima 73 I remember you and your husband well and thank you for your kind words when we spoke. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a fabulous 5 star review. I am very happy to read that the staff, the food,...More

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US$81 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jim G
27 January 2018|
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Response from greer68 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The layout of the building is unusual, as we have the 'basement' level, which is actually on ground floor, as you come up stairs to enter the hotel, then go down by lift to these rooms, which... More
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RitaH51
31 October 2017|
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Response from Janut47 | Reviewed this property |
Not far. Perhaps ten minute walk.
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BARBARA G
18 September 2017|
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Response from Bob H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a small lift, there are also twin rooms on the ground floor, but request one of these rooms directly to the hotel PRIOR to travelling
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"our room on the 2nd floor was ok no problems"
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"Be aware many bathrooms are small (106 ) especially so."
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"2nd floor 209 back of hotel"
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