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Howden Court Hotel

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Bloxwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mum and dad have asked me to write this review for them. They have just come back from their 3rd visit to this fabulous hotel for a Turkey & Tinsel experience. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff especially the manager Peter who is a very funny and caring man who goes the extra mile to make sure... More 

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Thank GaryLinda1989
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

A great review that has brought a big smile to my face. Thank you 'Jimbo' & Jean. This was your third visit to us via ADAMS TOURS from Walsall. We do look forward to greeting you and other guests in this party. You are all full of fun and laughter. The fancy dress parade was fantastic with well over 20... More 

England, Arkansas
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the most wonderfull time for a tinsel and turkey celebration .good entertainment staff very friendly nothing was too much trouble for them .great food Peter organized a terrific fancy dress and it was great fun .I recommend this hotel to anyone , you will love everything about it .and if you have the opportunity to get one of the... More 

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Thank janetchowns
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Ho! Ho! Ho! You have just returned from holiday having enjoyed one of our Turkey & Tinsel theme breaks. We do like to celebrate Christmas in a special way. lots of Christmas decor and festive food with fun thrown in for good measure. For your group we also had a Fancy Dress parade which went down really well. We are... More 

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Our first stay at Howden court. Looking forward to two more visits. Peter and family and staff are excellent and Kevin their coach driver looked after us very well. The hotel is comfortable very clean and the food is very good. We enjoyed every day very much we were made so welcome. Good entertainment in evenings. I can highly recommend... More 

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Thank Betty3133
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Betty & friends from Scunthorpe for taking time to provide us with a fantastic review. You have highlighted many good points which we really appreciate. We look forward to greeting you once again when you revisit us in the near future. Have a great Christmas. All the best, Peter Proprietor More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Got to be the friendliest hotel we've ever stayed in. Peter the hotel owner had us up dancing every night, teaching us to Line dance. Steve the barman is an absolute gentleman, loved his stories, his bingo games and his passion for life. The waiting staff, and lovely lady on reception were very friendly and the hotel was spotless, it... More 

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Thank Sheree M
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

An excellent review. Many thanks. Thank you for your kind feedback. You have highlighted several items such as the friendliness of the hotel - we believe this is such an important ingredient for hotel hosts and their staff. Guests should be made to feel appreciated and wanted. You have mentioned certain members of our staff for praise including Steve our... More 

Newtownards, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Brilliant hotel & even better location, stayed for 2 nights in august & 100% be back in the near future, Torquay is an amazing place there's things for everyone to do, plenty bars clubs restaurants & lots of shops for shopping ps thanks to the owners for hospitality

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Thank Supernovadj
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Great review, thank you. Yes Torquay does have a lot to offer. Set is a very picturesque location with a horseshoe bay you get the feel of a Mediteranean harbour with all the yachts and sailing vessels on sight. There is an abundance of bars an restaurants available and we do have one of the best beaches for making sandcastles... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We were picked up by Kevin, Howden Court's friendly driver, when we arrived we were given tea/coffee. We had room 33 which is one of the two upgraded Garden Rooms and it could sleep four, it has a beautiful wet room and looks out onto the garden, room 32 is also very nice but a little smaller. I must admit... More 

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howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

We are really pleased to receive this lovely review. Thank you. You stayed in one of our garden rooms - these are nice, they have direct access into a large South facing garden and are ideal, even more so when the weather is fine. You have also commented on our food. Our new chef, James, is creating some fab food... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

It's not the biggest or best hotel I've stopped in but it is the friendliest. Room clean and comfortable and breakfast well cooked and plentiful. The big plus in the hotel's favour is the staff. The friendly , helpful attitude of Peter the owner permeates down to his staff, all deserve praise for their customer focus. I wouldn't hesitate to... More 

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Thank Andy E
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

We really appreciate your kind words with this review. You have identified the friendly, helpful attitude that we hope to provide for all our guests - this is so important within the host trade. It costs nothing to be nice to people. Obviously we like to excel in other areas and you have also taken time to mention that your... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We had a 2 night stay on B & B basis and allocated room 11. A fairly large room with separate bathroom. Room was clean and spacious. Bathroom ok - shower unit over the bath wasn't the best but adequate. Very quiet at night which was excellent and facilitated a decent night's sleep. The breakfast (and dining room) was very... More 

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Thank David T
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Again another great review, thank you. You have mentioned that you room (room 11) was clean and spacious and that you enjoyed a quiet nights sleep - Note that room 11 looks over Croft Road. Although we are located in the centre of Torquay, Croft Road is a quiet Road. You have also stated that breakfast was very good with... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Pros: Good location, close to beach/city centre, parking available, staff/owners friendly, ok breakfast. Cons:The room we stayed in was very small for a double, poor quality bed/mattress. low pressure in shower.

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Thank j0hn29
howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review which included good and not so good comments. The plus points: Good location, Friendly staff/owners, ok breakfast. You have made comments in regards to our beds/mattresses, these are Slumberland Hotel Contract beds, it can sometimes take time to get used to a different bed. You have stated the room was smaller than you had anticipated,... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Throughly enjoyed a late booking via the Hotel which has recently undergone tasteful modernisation. The staff were very obliging, friendly and helpful. We found the food to our taste - would return again.

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howdencourt, Owner at Howden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your valued comments following your recent stay at Howden Court Hotel. Your positive remarks are much appreciated. We note that you would return, hopefully we will see you again in the future. All the best, Peter Proprietor More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Howden Court Hotel

Address: 23 Croft Road | Devon, Torquay TQ2 5UD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: €34 - €67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howden Court Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Torquay
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
#12 Family Hotel in Torquay
#13 Business Hotel in Torquay
#21 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
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“The room we had .was not one that had been refurbished but was very big not a terrific view”
 of 5 bubbles janetchowns, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It has lifts to most rooms 2of our group had a garden room we has sea view room om first floor excellent room”
 of 5 bubbles Betty3133, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms 33& 32 are lovely, the two Bay rooms are nice but they are upgrades”
 of 5 bubbles 883lynnr, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had room 11 on high floor which was quiet and spacious complete with single and double bed.”
 of 5 bubbles davidtD3380XL, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room with patio”
 of 5 bubbles gs130513, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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