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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't sure what to expect as it was my first time staying at B&B but what a wonderful place and owners. Very warmly greeted with a smile by Lesley and Bob, welcomed us with drinks and looked after our every needs. They even offered a room upgrade for our special occasion which came as a surprise. The room was very...

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bob p, Owner at Glendower Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Piyush & Bhakti congratulations again on your anniversary and may you share a lifetime of them with each other. Many thanks for taking the time to do a review for us, it is much appreciated. Hope to see you again next year perhaps. All the best. Bob, Lesley & Carla

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed at the glendower over new year for 4 nights. This hotel is truly dog friendly. It is so refreshing to find dogs are so welcomed. Beds, towels, treats etc were all provided. Barney our old dog even got an extra sausage for breakfast from Carla as he wasn't eating his dinner. ( shh- don't tell bob!) The...

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bob p, Owner at Glendower Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dobcroft doesn't help me know who you are but when you mention Barney, it becomes so much easier, hello Nick & Sarah :-) We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay over New Year with us. It is true, we are dog friendly. So many who say it, turn out to be barely dog tolerent as we found out on...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to stay,a very warm welcome on arrival by the owners,Bob and Lesley. Dog friendly is understated as it was 5 star treatment all the way. Beautiful room with lots of personal touches,exceptionally clean and good size. Breakfast was excellent also with nothing too much trouble for the hosts. Will definitely be returning.

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bob p, Owner at Glendower Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Janet thank you so much for a lovely review, we really do appreciate you taking the time to write it for us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. All the best Bob, Lesley & Carla

Redruth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I am sure you will not find a better B & B in Torquay. From arrival to departure you are made to feel welcome. The rooms are very comfortable leading to a good nights sleep and a great breakfast sets you up for the day. The bar allows for a quiet drink in a comfortable lounge. The position is good,...

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bob p, Owner at Glendower Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

thank you for your review, it's good to know you felt welcome and enjoyed your stay with us. As you say, the bar is a great place to relax on comfy sofas with a nice drink, the perfect end to a nice day on the English Riviera. We hope to see you again soon. All the best Lesley, Carla &...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

What can we say ...... What a friendly and welcoming B&B we can't thank Lesley and Bob enough for making us feel so welcome. Amazing breakfast, pancakes to die for, immaculate rooms, 10 min walk from the beach and harbour, great location. Can't wait to come back. Thank you so much for a great holiday, from Paul Michelle Jack Aimee...

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bob p, Owner at Glendower Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Paul, Michelle, Jack & Aimee thank you for a great review and so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We have stocked up on pancakes for Jack so you can return again anytime. Hope you are all well, do keep in touch and let us know how everyone is. All the best Bob, Lesley & Carla

Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Arrived to a warm welcome. Great room, Wonderful Breakfast. Owners and staff made my wife and I plus two small dogs feel like we were at home. Nothing was to much trouble and I would highly recommend this super dog friendly hotel which is located only 5 mins walk from Torquay's main beach. Even closer is Torre Abbey and the...

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bob p, Owner at Glendower Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Tony many thanks for a super review, it is much appreciated and will tell future guests all they need to know, whether they have a dog or not. Best Regards Carla, Bob & Lesley

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Excellant, from the time we arrived it felt like home and we had known Bob, Leslie and Carla all our lives. The room was perfect and the great little touches in the rooms for the dogs is amazing, from dog mats, towels, treats, poo bags List of where to eat with the dogs! walks and lots more Within 5mins of...

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bob p, Owner at Glendower Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Karen & Tony glad you enjoyed your stay with us,equally we enjoyed having you here. The dogs were perfectly behaved and we hope you will all come back and see us again soon. Try not to work too hard over Christmas. All the best Lesley, Carla & Bob

Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed for one night in November, we were visiting my daughter whose just had her first baby. My partner and other children had to go back to Birmingham the following day, the owners of the Glendower were very friendly and welcoming. The B&B was very clean and supplied all that you would expect from a 4/5*....

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bob p, Owner at Glendower Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Viv many thanks for your review and we are very happy that you felt comfortable enough to stay on your own for the first time. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best Regards Bob, Lesley & Carla

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016

my husband and I stayed here for 2 nights. The room we stayed in was spotlessly clean and the decor can only be described as stunning, not only was the room amazing but the wonderfully thoughtful hosts had put wine and chocolates in our room. they had even remembered that we dont drink and had got non alchoholic wine. we...

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bob p, Owner at Glendower Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Sue & Courtney three perfects and one perfection in one review, it doesn't get much better than that, thank you. We are going to have to stay on our toes to keep up with such high praise. Really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you again for taking time to review us. We look forward...

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A fantastic place to stay. Bob and Lesley (and a briefly met Carla) are so friendly that we felt welcome and relaxed straight away. The location is ideal for the beach, the town and adventures in all directions. Accommodation was spotless and comfortable. Breakfast was a delight, with so much to choose from, the cooked breakfast was delicious and filling....

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bob p, Owner at Glendower Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Lesley & Mark thank you for taking the time to write a review for us and for making it such a good one, it is very much appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we trust the dogs are still getting a breakfast sausage now that you are all home. If not, you will need...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location Location Location They say location is King and if it is, the Glendower is certainly royalty. We are lucky to have one of the best locations in Torquay with the International Conference & Leisure Centre just over the road with its excellent swimming pool and first class facilities and right beside that is Torre Abbey and its 800 year history and beautiful gardens. We are just a few hundred metres from the main beach and a mere 10 minute stroll to the harbour with all it’s shops, bars, cafes, restaurants and clubs. As well as all this, imagine, after a blissful nights sleep on what many of our guests describe as the most comfortable beds they have ever slept on, you come down to a fresh, cooked to order English Breakfast with local free range eggs, sausages hand made for us by our local butcher and delicious thick cut bacon from the same butcher. Image also fresh bread (granary and white), and tasty jams and marmalade to spread onto them. Finally we also provide a range of tasty, healthy yogurts to accompany your breakfast. Well imagine no more, if this ticks all your boxes then hit the check availability button and you can look forward to a warm and friendly welcome from your hosts Bob, Lesley & Carla. But it’s not just our fantastic breakfasts that keep our customers returning. Our rooms, which are constantly being refurbished and upgraded, are large and well equipped. Each has a 19″ flat screen free view TV, personal security box, hairdryer, iron & board, free high speed wifi throughout, complimentary tea/coffee (and biscuits) and of course all our rooms are fully en-suite. Also, our bar/lounge is open every evening for your pleasure. All our beds are of an extremely high standard with a deep luxurious mattress covered with a thick quilted topper for that extra bit of comfort. Being so close to everything means that many of our guests park the car for the duration of their stay and either walk into the harbour through Torre Abbey Gardens and along the seafront or use the bus that passes our front door. We are the ideal location for both holiday and business guests. Breakfast. To drink, we have fresh filtered coffee, Tetley tea, fruit teas and fruit juice. We also offer a healthy option of soya milk and fruit. Toast is available from the breakfast bar and we will be along for you to order your choice of cooked breakfast from our menu. We can also provide an early breakfast for guests who want an early start or for guest travelling on business. One of the best locations in Torquay, large rooms, great decor, very comfortable beds and a brilliant breakfast, it doesn’t get much better than the Glendower. Check out our reviews, on any of the booking sites, and of course on Tripadvisor. We look forward to welcoming you to the Glendower Torquay. Your hosts Bob, Lesley & Carla ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glendower Bed and Breakfast

Address: Falkland Road, Torquay TQ2 5JP, England (Formerly Glendower)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: €57 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Glendower Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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“You can request a quiet room, free parking is also available.”
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