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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is very clean and host friendly but wasn't too impressed with the internet dropping out on a regular basis, the TV remote batteries didn't work and the TV stuttered. I mentioned this but the only thing which was remedied was the remote. Not being allowed food in the room was a massive inconvenience to me as I was...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This b&b is the best b&b I have ever stayed in. If I were coming back to the area I would so come back. But more to the point. The breakfast there is incredible. They have yogurts, cake, cereals, and toast as the cold area. But on the menu they have kippers and salmon with any egg. Now I had...

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JoanneWoolman, Owner at Arran Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I hope you all come back and stay again in the future. I am pleased you especially enjoyed your breakfast

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I have just returned from a short break at Arran Lodge. I travelled by train and Jo the owner was kind enough to pick me up from the station. I was delighted with the room - everything I could possibly want was provided, from a TV and dvd player, through to a bathrobe, tea and coffee facilities and a fridge....

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JoanneWoolman, Owner at Arran Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. I am so pleased you were happy with your stay at Arran Lodge and really I hope you come back and stay in the future.

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had two nights at Arran Lodge.Excellent accommodation with a well furnished room with a good shower,dressing gowns and also soft drinks in the fridge.Probably the best breakfast selection we have ever had in a B&B with 8 different types of fruit plus the usual breakfast cereals and a cooked english breakfast along with kippers or salmon.

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JoanneWoolman, Owner at Arran Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review Alan. It was a pleasure meeting you both and I am pleased you were happy with your stay. Hope you both come back in the future.

Reviewed 30 August 2016

Jo the owner fantastic and helpfull,met us with tea/coffee and cake on arrival.arron lodge is spotless ,room was fully equipt with mini fridge ,iron and ironing board ,hair dryer,tv and out side space just for us.Breakfast was 10 out of 10.To be honest we can not fault Jo or the hotel,thank you for a great stay

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JoanneWoolman, Owner at Arran Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review Amanda. It was a pleasure meeting you both and I am very pleased you were happy with your stay. Hope you both come back again in the future.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I found the owner quite confrontational sadly There is no breakfast though she advertises as such The room I stayed in had a weird design .....sort of sank down into where the bed space was and then there were steps up to the bathroom in the room .....bit rough if u needed the loo during the night ! The worst...

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JoanneWoolman, Owner at Arran Lodge, responded to this review

I am sorry that you felt the need to leave this review, but I do feel it is very unreasonable. You stayed with me during the winter months and it is very clearly stated on my website and booking sites that I do not offer breakfast during this time, and prices are considerably cheaper to compensate for this. This was...

Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Arran Lodge and Jo are just wonderful! Jo was so helpful and obliging when we were needing accommodation unexpectedly! She let us view the room before deciding and then made us a tray of tea and coffee with home made cake! The décor and colour schemes are wonderful, as are all the extras in the rooms! We had a really...

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JoanneWoolman, Owner at Arran Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review Marian. Since you stayed the balcony room has been completely renovated to a higher standard, so would love you to come back in the future,

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Just come back from a 2 night break at the Arran Lodge. A fantastic stay complimented by a spotless room, tasty breakfast with lots of choices, a very helpful and informative host in Jo, and a great location. We will definitely return to stay here again. Well done for making our break so enjoyable especially the little extras you left...

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JoanneWoolman, Owner at Arran Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for booking my 2 superior doubles for the weekend, and I am so pleased to hear that you were happy with them. I enjoyed having the 4 of you come to stay at my guesthouse and would love for you all to return again in the future.

Reviewed 19 June 2016

Very welcoming and comfortable. Jo the owner made our stay most enjoyable. I was there with my son and grandson. The stay was just great. Couldn't fault it. Nice walk into Torquay town centre. The breakfast was spot on. All freshly cooked and very tasty. Plenty to choose from cereals and fruit..great selection of DVDs in the room. High recommendable...

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JoanneWoolman, Owner at Arran Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review Jaswant. It was a pleasure having you come and stay along with your son and grandson in my triple room. I am pleased you were happy with what I had to offer for breakfast. My guest house is on the main road to the seafront and because of this it is fair to say...

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We stayed here during a quiet week in June. Jo was very friendly, made us feel very welcome and gave lots of great information. The accommodation was immaculate throughout. Breakfast was perfect and made exactly how each of us liked it. Would highly recommend to anyone!

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JoanneWoolman, Owner at Arran Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Jamie. It was a pleasure having the 3 of you come to stay. I hope you come back again in the future.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Michael and Joanne assure you of a warm welcome at the Arran Lodge Guest House in Torquay. We are the resident owners of the Arran Lodge and have been working hard over the last 5 years refurbishing the guest house to make your stay a more pleasant and comfortable one, whether you are coming to Torquay through work or pleasure. We are looking forward to welcoming previous guests as well as new ones. The Arran Lodge Guest House is situated only a short level walk from the seafront, English Riviera Conference and Leisure Centre, Princess Theatre, Harbour and Torquay town centre. You can visit the Torquay seafront via Torre Abbey and its beautiful gardens. The Arran Lodge Guest House is open all year. It is centrally heated throughout and offers 6 lovely en-suite bedrooms accommodating up to 13 adults. At Arran Lodge, we take great care in the quality of our guests’ stay with us. After a short check-in, we’ll welcome you to sit back and relax whilst Jo makes a complimentary fresh pot of tea or coffee or if you prefer a cold soft drink with a sweet treat to help refresh you. Summertime breakfast at the Arran Lodge is a special treat. From 29th March-31st October guests are provided with a breakfast each morning of their stay. We offer fresh, high quality ingredients and have plenty for you to choose from our hot food menu. Arran Lodge boasts a modern but comfortable finish. Several rooms even have their own outside areas for relaxation. If you’d like to arrange something special before your arrival i.e. Flowers, Chocolates, Champagne, or book tickets to see a show etc, just give us a call and we will be more than happy to do this for you. WI-FI and car parking is available free of charge. We can also arrange a courtesy pick-up from Torquay train or coach station. WE WELCOME GROUP BOOKINGS BUT ONLY FOR SOLE USE OF THE HOUSE. PLEASE ONLY CALL/EMAIL TO BOOK IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO STAY IN A GROUP OF 5 OR MORE. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arran Lodge

Address: 97 Avenue Road, Torquay TQ2 5LH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: €59 - €98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arran Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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