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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Arrived on last week of Shearings inclusive 5 day break ( 30-03-15 / 3-04-15) glad we did as bar prices are pretty high for such an average hotel. Our sea view room was in need of refurbishment and the window could have done with a good clean for us to enjoy the view we had paid a supplement for. The...

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greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NoreenandMick Thanks for taking the time post a review. Sorry you didn’t feel 100% satisfaction in some areas. We do have an on-going programme of refurbishment, with all ground floor being refurbished in January 2015. We do have our windows cleaned on a regular basis, but it can, at times be difficult to keep up with our good old...

Widnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2015

just returned from esplanade, we had an excellent driver called Guy entertaining and very knowledgeable from start to finish, all staff were very helpful and friendly, we had a problem with our room but Dee sorted it out as soon as we made her aware of it food very good and plentiful. first time visit but probably not the last.

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greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fred wilkie w Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Driver Guy is proving popular, always a pleasure to have him on our tours and I’ll pass on your comments to him and also our chef. from time to time, like any establishment, we do encounter problems and appreciate you notifying Dee at reception, so we...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Just returned from a 5 day break with shearings, holiday started with the most friendly driver Guy, he was such a pleasant and informative driver always happy and nothing was to much trouble , we could do with alot more drivers like him . Hotel has been refurbished since we were last there, it has been done lovely, food was...

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greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dot Gilly Thanks for your great review, we’re always pleased to receive them! We are receiving many positive comments already about our refurbishment new look. Thanks for your comments regarding the great food and entertainment. I will pass on your comments to driver Guy, as well as Sandra and Lisa. Look forward to seeing you at your next proposed...

Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Just enjoyed another weekend short break in the Esplanade hotel with my 91year old mother. The staff were all so friendly and helpful. Food as good as always. The new decorated lounge, dining room and reception looks so good. Ideal place for touring around. Thoroughly recommend this basic and reasonably priced hotel.

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esplanade123, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear A A Thanks for giving us a 5 star review. I am really pleased you liked our newly refurbished public area's and am very happy to receive your great review.Tripadsvisor can be used as a platform for people to air their grievances, so reviews like yours are always most welcome, and help give a fairer view of our hotel....

Beverley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Another visit down to Paignton and another excellent weeks stay at this hotel. The refurbishments done during the winter really enhance the hotel and the rooms are excellent, clean, well maintained and well looked after. Ok - they are not the largest in the world but the best that could be done with limited space has been done, and after...

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esplanade123, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Jeremy J for your great 5 star review. I am so pleased to read your comments and again very happy that you choose to holiday with us time and again. I will as always pass on your lovely comments about Kathy, Lee and Rebecca, they all do a great job and really appreciate your kind comments. We will...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Just returned from a 3 night stay at this hotel. We chose this hotel as we were taking my parents who have mobility and health issues and this offered showers as opposed to baths, lifts to all floors and was easily accessible. We were not disappointed, the hotel is undergoing refurbishment and the bedrooms and lounge/dining areas were bright, clean...

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esplanade123, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you dj500600 for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. I am pleased to read that overall you and your family enjoyed your stay. I am glad you enjoyed the food and will pass on your comments to our head chef. I am happy to read that you liked our newly refurbished public...

Lincoln, New Hampshire
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Good hotel Clean comfortable and warm, close to the beach. good choice of food, restaurant staff Joe and Becky very efficient...and thanks to Andy for he's help. Will return next year...................

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esplanade123, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear simon h Thanks for taking the time to give us a review of your stay...short and straight to the point! Look forward to seeing you again next year, and will pass on your comments to Joe, Becky and Andy, thank again for your comments.

yorkshire
Reviewed 16 March 2015

A friend and myself stayed here for 4 nights with Shearings trip, we had separate room which were small but had been refurbished and we were more than pleased with them. The Hotel in our opinion was very good as was the food. The staff were always pleasant and we had no complaints at all and would go back anytime.

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esplanade123, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bunglo Many thanks for a great review. Always a pleasure to hear that you’d be happy to return, and look forward to offering you another value for money stay, hopefully we will be seeing you again soon, thanks again.

Cheshire
Reviewed 6 March 2015

I have just returned from a 5 days/4 nights stay with Shearings. The hotel is ideally situated for exploring Paignton and the adjoining towns and countryside. The town centre is a short, level walk and there is a multi screen cinema nearby showing all the latest releases. I found the hotel to warm and clean with helpful staff. The food...

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esplanade123, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MIMCheshire Thank you for your 5 star review. We are fortunate to be in an excellent location as you and many other reviewers have stated; this coupled with our small but friendly team does mean we receive a high volume of repeat bookings. Regarding the decor of your room; we are currently undergoing a refurbishment programme, so any shrt...

Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Had a recent 5 day break with Shearings, one of several we've been on. This hotel was pretty much on the same level as previous holiday.s. An old building with renovations going on, strong smell of gloss paint, builders scattered throughout. The lobby looked recently decorated and was warm and welcoming. Our bedroom was located amongst a labyrinth of small...

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esplanade123, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Denise T 107 Thanks for taking the time to give us a review. As you observed, our public areas and several guest rooms have had a major re-fit; and although we always try to keep the inconvenience down to a minimum, sometimes there can be hic-cups as you experienced. Thanks for your co-operation, and I’m pleased to say the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Esplanade hotel is a pleasant hotel ideally situated and set on a level seafront position just a short walk to the sandy beach, picturesque harbour, pier, shops and brand new cinema. Paignton is right in the heart of Torbay and is an ideal resort for all ages as well as a great base from which to explore South Devon and the surrounding area. Within the hotel, the south facing Sun Lounge and Harbour Bar Lounge offer stunning views across ‘the Bay’ and the attractive Riviera Suite provides a warm and friendly atmosphere to enjoy the entertainment. The Esplanade also offers the opportunity to upgrade your standard room to one with a sea view (charges apply) and the stunning view on a sunny day is certainly worth it! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Esplanade Hotel

Address: Sands Road, Paignton TQ4 6EG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Price Range: $85 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Esplanade Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 84
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“Seafront rooms have a small surcharge but are worth the extra.”
 of 5 bubbles jikabob, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The sea facing rooms, in my opinion, are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles rodd61, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“go for a sea view on an upgrade its worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles dixie11uk, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“. You can book a particular room by paying £10 extra.”
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“pay the extra and pay for a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles gordoncooper1, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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