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Belfast, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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... More 

Thank Clare B
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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... More 

Thank mobilemerlin
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61 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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.

Thank PumaSofia
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Just returned from short break. Excelent hotel on sea front.We had a room with sea view and large balcony with excelent views. Babbacome has avery good bus service within easy reach of hotet,we had a day in Tynmouth another very nice seaside town. TORQUAY harbour is very pleasant and seems to be a sun trap.There is a very nice Theatre... More 

Thank SonyaWorcs
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2016

stayed at the Babbacombe hotel last weekend. staff very helpful and friendly and room was clean. we ate in one evening 3 course meal to which was quite tasty, breakfast was plentyful with allot on offer. the views were lovely. on sunday we went into torquay which was a 10 min drive away. will deffinetly be returning.

Thank Billy R
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This hotel is excellent. Absolutely first class. Rooms spotless, linen etc. Changed regularly. had single newly refurbished room, that was the largest single I have ever stayed in, Absolutely wonderful views from lounge and dining room, and some bedrooms. we were staying on BB/Evening meal, and food was very good. ALL staff helpful and pleasant. Entertainment also pretty good. Will... More 

Thank fredasalway
Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

A lovely hotel with great home cooking and extremely friendly staff who could never do enough for you. The sea views from this hotel have no obstructions in the way so that there is a real sense that time hasn't moved on - you can see right across an unspoilt bay to distant wood covered cliffs of red Devon soil... More 

Thank onewarren
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Went to this hotel with 3 friends for a holiday cant speak highly enough of it staff very friendly and always willing to help rooms were of a high standard and very clean food was first class plenty of choice and well presented would recommend this hotel to anyone we ve already booked to go back next year!!!

Thank audrey c
Solihull, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

stayed inn this hotel last week......our room....which overlooked the sea....and had fantastic views....was spotlessly clean with a very comfortable bed.....not particularly big but not a problem...food was ample and well presented....entertainment some evenings...staff very pleasant and nothing was to much trouble....lady on reception exceptionally obliging...would recommend to anyone

Thank barbie71939
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Just the one night but a very enjoyable stay. Superb views are the key to this hotel in a wonderful location. Rooms were very clean and beds comfortable. The bar had happy hour until 6 which made it very reasonable. The staff were very friendly and the breakfast excellent. I would certainly return!!

Thank JonCKent

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: €66 - €1,182 (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:
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
#20 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
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“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.
  • Views in front of Hotel.
  • Sea view on a good day.
 of 5 bubbles mobilemerlin, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles SonyaWorcs, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Was on 2nd floor room 70, no sea view, but no noise at all. V. Quiet all along that floor (2nd)”
 of 5 bubbles fredasalway, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Chose a sea view room to get maximum benefit from this great site”
 of 5 bubbles onewarren, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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