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    Bay Esplanade Hotel

    Sands Road, Paignton TQ4 6EG, England
    011 44 844 499 5710
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    Reviewed 15 June 2016

    Lovely position near the harbour. Typical Shearings food and entertainment so no surprises. Room a little odd with small, cloakroom sized basin in the bathroom and a temperamental shower that needed a thump or get out and turn the hot/cold basin taps on and off....More

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    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 12 July 2016

    Dear RandallEv Thank you for your four star review here on Tripadvisor. Great that you pointed out our great location; we are ideally situated for all local amenities including the beach and the shops. As you noted, we do have our own car-park, which we...More

    Reviewed 12 June 2016

    Only two things I wasn't happy about ----- I had a bath and a shower but very poor water supply; it didn't gush, more of a trickle and the room was airless--I couldn't sleep. My friend next door had a shower and she was happy...More

    Thank Sarah C
    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 12 July 2016

    Dear Sarah C Thank-you for sharing your experience relating to your stay at the Bay Esplanade Hotel. Sorry to read that your water supply didn’t have the pressure you expected. We do monitor comments made here, as well as our own in-house feedback forms to...More

    Reviewed 9 June 2016

    hotel dated but clean restaurant service poor frequently ran out of plates milk and food takes an age to get breakfast evening meal slow service due to not enough staff food not the best for the price paid i suppose it was reasonable value dont...More

    4  Thank walbro
    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 12 July 2016

    Dear walbro Thank-you for reviewing us here on Tripadvisor. Sorry for the issues you outlined in our restaurant; if you’d have raised these with our restaurant or assistant restaurant manager, we would have happily resolved them for you at the time. Not quite sure what...More

    Reviewed 8 June 2016

    We have stayed in several Bay hotels which are owned by Shearing's and this has to be one of the worst. The good points- The evening meal was consistently excellent. All the staff was great and dealt with our complaints courteously and efficiently. That is...More

    3  Thank Geoff C
    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 12 July 2016

    Dear Geoff C Thanks for your review. Clearly the package we offered wasn’t to your liking; always disappointing for us to read. I have replied now to several reviews which have stated that this is the best Shearings hotel that’s been visited, so sometimes it...More

    Reviewed 30 May 2016

    Have just returned from a break at this hotel. Have been there before and have had no complaints. However, this time the whole experience was spoilt by the appalling service in the dining room. We were unlucky enough to have the worst waiter in the...More

    3  Thank Suzy b
    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 6 June 2016

    Dear suzy b Thank you for your review. All comments are important to us and help us improve our customer service. Sorry to read that you weren’t happy with your waiter. Kyle is one of the younger members of our team, and probably one of...More

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    31 October 2017|
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    Response from Janut47 | Reviewed this property |
    Not far. Perhaps ten minute walk.
    18 September 2017|
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    Response from Bob H | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there is a small lift, there are also twin rooms on the ground floor, but request one of these rooms directly to the hotel PRIOR to travelling
    Claire P
    6 August 2017|
    Response from greer68 | Property representative |
    Thank you for your enquiry. I am sorry but we do not have any family rooms here, only doubles, twins and single, one with internal adjoining doors either, sorry.
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