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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel was fully booked and were able to accommodate all requests such as single rooms, balcony, sea views etc. Rooms were decorated to a high standard and amenities such as kettle hairdryer etc were a bonus. The television had a very poor signal with the indoor ariel so I gave up on trying to watch anything. . One room suffered...

Thank SwanseaHil
Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As Tour Manager of a Welsh ladies Choir, (Morriston Ladies Choir) I can not praise the hotel Manager enough. From the booking to our actual stay, she ensured that all was well. All the staff, including the restaurant and cleaning staff were very friendly and helpful giving us an excellent service during our stay February 17-20. The bedrooms were clean...

Thank Rhian33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this hotel with a coach trip for tinsel and turkey well what a lovely hotel room was lovely staff very friendly and food was nice even got to meet father christmas would go deffo go back to this hotel

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and husband have had a lovely stay at this hotel . Our room was very clean and decorated to a high standard . The bathroom was modern with a large shower . The staff are all friendly and food was delicious and presented beautifully . I would recommend this hotel and hopefully will return and stay in a sea...

Thank Julie P
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been taking a group here for 11 years and under the new management what wonderful improvements they have made. Repainted, refurbished, new menus, everything!!!! Brillliant staff, happy to help with anything (which was good as there was a few hiccups but nothing that was dealt with immediately). The food is lovely, very tasty and with good choices. Breakfast...

Thank twilson2014
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

My mum stayed here for the christmas break and said it was wonderful. She is sight impaired and the hotel staff couldn't have done more for her. The food was excellent and the entertainment was great. All in all she said she couldn't have had a better stay and is looking forward to staying again with the friends she made...

1Thank cgamble579
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The hotel and rooms are beautifully decorated and probably unique. We had a double room with a sea view which was good but the room was very small. The furniture within the room was also too large. The parking is a bit of a problem at busy times but a short walk solves the problem. The actual location for Babbacombe...

2Thank Barry G
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I had a double room with a sea view which was fabulous. The room looked like it had just been decorated and it was beautifuly decorated, everything looked fresh, clean and new. The balcony was really large and the views of Babbacombe Bay where breathtaking. The wifi worked really well which as a single traveller was great. The views from...

3Thank Clare B
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Nice surprise my first visit to Babbacombe,stayed at Hotel for Four nights, the views from the front of hotel amazing when the weather is good,fantastic places to walk and a cliff train to ride on great fun, lots of local shops and restaurants if needed. Staff very friendly,my room was a double allways cleaned, bathroom 5 star, since hotel has...

2Thank mobilemerlin
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went for a Sunday lunch with friends, had roast Beef oh it was delicious and enjoyed it also they gave delicious desserts as well, It is wheelchair friendly and on the level , also has fabulous views of the Bay . The price was reasonably. Would recommend this to friends.

2Thank PumaSofia

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Babbacombe Hotel is situated on the Babbacombe Downs overlooking the sea, just a minutes walk to the cliff railway which takes you down to the beach. A number of our rooms have stunning sea views, some with balconies or patios. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Babbacombe Hotel

Address: The Sea Front Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LH, England (Formerly Sefton Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: €1,176 - €1,196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Babbacombe Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Sefton Hotel Torquay
The Babbacombe Hotel Torquay, Devon
Hotel Style:
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
#20 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
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“Sea view rooms were best”
 of 5 bubbles SwanseaHil, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Brilliant!! All round”
 of 5 bubbles twilson2014, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Dont book room 3”
 of 5 bubbles 286barryg, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Double rooms with sea views amazing and some have very large balconies”
 of 5 bubbles WeeB375, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“When booking ask for sea views if you want to look at the bay views.”
  • Views from top of cliff.
  • Sea view on a good day.
  • Views in front of Hotel.
 of 5 bubbles mobilemerlin, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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