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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at South Bay in October. We stayed in a chalet which is the best standard of chalet we have ever seen! Holiday park is exceptionally clean, staff were lovely and facilities were wonderful. Kids club was brilliant! We can't wait for our next visit!

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Thank tyne_gr
JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at South Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving us such a fantastic review, we really appreciate it. It is satisfying to hear that you had a good time at our park. We take great pride in the standard of all grades of accommodation and our customer care. It’s brilliant that this isn’t going unnoticed. Your comments will be passed on to the... More 

Andover, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though it was the end of the season all facilities and staff were still in fine form. The chalet accommodation is excellent, bright and warm. The entertainers were fantastic with the kids and the food was excellent. Will definitely visit again for a longer stay.

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Thank Jackie-Foot
JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at South Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hello Jackie Thank you very much for leaving us such a fantastic review, we really appreciate it. It is satisfying to hear that you had a good time at our park. We take great pride in the standard of all grades of accommodation and our customer care. It’s brilliant that this isn’t going unnoticed. Your comments will be passed on... More 

1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a regular visitor to Torbay and having stayed on various other parks within the area. South Bay is hands down the best I've stayed on so far. A great location overlooking Brixham, boasting amazing views of the bay and country side. Although the Town centre is walkable we preferred to catch the bus which stops right outside the Park.... More 

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Thank peter f
JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at South Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hello Peter Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and how helpful and friendly the staff were. We take great pride in the standard of all grades of accommodation and our customer care. It’s brilliant that this isn’t going unnoticed. Your comments will be... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

"WAS" excited to have a very deserved break..... until we opened the caravan door to be "hit" by a thick "stink" of cigarettes so bad it stayed all week even after spring cleaning it twice, windows open, airfresher and bleach.We also stunk by the time we got home like we were chain smokers we felt as dirty as the caravan... More 

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Thank Justmehandsweep
JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at South Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

It is rare to get a poor review on this holiday park. If you read the other reviews you will see that the majority of people had a totally different experience. With regard to the cigarette smell, the legislation does not cover this type of holiday accommodation. However, we do ask our guests not to smoke in the caravans, but,... More 

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had chosen to stay at South Bay Holiday Park as our first family holiday, we had stayed in a Bronze caravan which was good for space although was abit disappointed at the condition of the table which was covered up by a bit of cloth and also fount a packet of prescribed tablets under one of the beds which... More 

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Thank Sarahbvb
JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at South Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hello Sarah Thank you very much for leaving us such a fair review, we really appreciate it. Your comments have been passed on to all departments. Once again our Stripeys have been singled out for extra praise and there is no doubt that they deserve it. They are all doing a brilliant job this year and work extremely hard to... More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A late season break for a friends birthday, stayed in a bronze chalet which was lovely, clean and warm. The on site entertainment was good, especially stripy Sarah who made us so welcome. Bar staff were very efficient too.

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Thank Gaynor W
JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at South Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hello Gaynor Yet another 5 star review for South Bay, thank you, we really appreciate it. Your comments have been passed on to all departments. We are extremely proud of our entertainments team this year, the effort they put in is amazing. They are all doing a brilliant job, and work extremely hard to ensure everyone has a great holiday.... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Spent a short break at this park for the first time,this weekend for 4 days. Great reception made me welcome and impressed by the desk staff. Caravan was a silver grade was immaculate, and very clean.Dinner table laid out ready to use! The site itself was quiet and well kept in all respects,staff very friendly and eager to please. Access... More 

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Thank Robert H
JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at South Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hello Robert Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. Your comments have been passed to all departments, especially the reception team, who will be delighted to hear your thoughts on the customer service. We take great pride in the standard of all grades of accommodation and our customer care. It’s brilliant that... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely late season weekend break in a Bronze chalet - accommodation was lovely and evening entertainment was great ... stripey Sarah was very funny and helped make the weekend one to remember ! Thanks all 😀

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Thank Rachel R
JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at South Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hello Rachel Yet another 5 star review for South Bay, thank you, we really appreciate it. Your comments have been passed on to all departments. We are extremely proud of our entertainments team this year, the effort they put in is amazing. They are all doing a brilliant job, and work extremely hard to ensure everyone has a great holiday.... More 

Loughton, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The staff were friendly, our caravan was nice and clean as it was an older caravan there were a few marks on the carpets etc. but this was expected. The park was quiet. The food from Chef's corner was nice a decent size portion and reasonable price £4.95 for Sausage (3), mash & gravy. The site from Brixham was not... More 

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Thank Kim_Pete7049
JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at South Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hello Kim and Pete Thank you very much for leaving us such a positive review, we really appreciate it. Your comments have been passed on to all departments. Once again our catering team has been singled out for extra praise and there is no doubt that they deserve it. They are doing a brilliant job this year and work extremely... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stayed at South Bay this week for four days , fabulous holiday park. Extremely helpful pleasant staff , immaculate caravan and the whole of the park is so clean and kept in very good order. I cannot recommend South Bay highly enough and is only a 5minute drive from beautiful Brigham which we loved.

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Thank Suesmyth
JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at South Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hello Sue Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and how helpful and friendly the staff were. We take great pride in the standard of all grades of accommodation and our customer care. It’s brilliant that this isn’t going unnoticed. Your comments will be... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about South Bay Holiday Park

Address: St Mary's Road, Brixham, England (Formerly John Fowler South Bay Holiday Park)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Brixham
Number of rooms: 130
Also Known As:
John Fowler South Bay Holiday Park Hotel Brixham
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“Bus services that take you in to Brixham, and bus services to Torquay!”
 of 5 bubbles Sarahbvb, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“dont stay in a chalet”
  • dog hair everywhere
  • dirty bath
  • hairs on bedding
  • rusty hole in bath
  • sharp rusty hole in bath
  • peeling/cracked paint
  • crubley walls
  • stained toilet matt on arrival!
 of 5 bubbles 365tim, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Make sure u have sat nav”
 of 5 bubbles mfairhall2016, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Caravan with balcony, see views, and near the clubhouse.”
 of 5 bubbles chasb777, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful location”
 of 5 bubbles stephanieanndickens, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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