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Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Here I go on review number 591. I had no idea when I joined Trip Adviser about 10 years ago that I would get so hooked on writing reviews but I do so because I myself have received such benefit from other people's views and opinions that it seems right to give something back to the system. For some reason...

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Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Bay Torbay Hotel for 4 days from 6 January. This review takes into account the cheap price of the Shearings holiday. Good points - the food is excellent especially the breakfasts. The staff in all areas are very polite and helpful. However we were disappointed with our double "front facing room "(number 100) as it is very...

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SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks you for your review and comments, I am surprised at your thoughts on room 100, usually one of our most requested rooms? It has three ceiling to floor windows with views all around, but if you'd wanted to move to a different room, our staff would have been happy to assist you. Thank you for your praise for our...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four days and three nights of fun, laughter and great food in this well run hotel. Nicola on Reception runs a tight ship and is very well organised. Lovely and comfy bedroom overlooking the sea and harbour. Well stocked bar with reasonably priced bottles of wine before going into the lovely dining room. Two coach loads as well as self-drive...

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SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you julie_spafford for your review of the New Years break that you spent with us. Its lovely to read that you enjoyed yourself and that you found everything to your liking. I am sure Nicola will also be happy to see that she kept on top of things and we look forward to seeing you again hopefully in the...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just come back after a lovely holiday hotel very nice right on the sea front excellent location food and entertainment of good standard we had a front room which was excellent very big lovely bathroom with a large walk in shower staff lovely value for money

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SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you verabermott for your review and I am pleased that you had a lovely time with us and found everything to your liking. We look forward to seeing you again.

mansfield uk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Torbay is in a fantastic position.. Torquay on your door step...We had a standard room on the first floor with Seaview ideal for not queing for the lift..But if your early to bed does get noise from the acts in the ballroom below...The room was fine new beds with nice chrisp white linen duvets.. Bathroom looked new..Carpet curtains wallpaper...

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SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Hi idamay and thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. I am glad that you enjoyed your break and that you were well looked after, particularly by our restaurant staff. I will take an 8/10 and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Wellington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in several Bay hotels, this one is good. The position makes it very convenient to walk into Town or around the harbour. As mentioned in the previous comments, the lift is very small and sometimes the food wasn't very hot. Good value for the price though. Would come again

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SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you witcheshouse for reviewing your holiday with us at the Torbay and I am pleased that you enjoyed our hotel. We are in a great position in Torquay and I agree and feel we do offer great value for money holidays and we hope to see you return in the future

Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a booking with Shearings so all coaching included. The hotel is in a lovely position on the sea front. We were a party of 4 adults, we were allocated 2 double rooms on the 4th floor. Both rooms were to the front of the hotel with views across the small park to the marina. They were not large...

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SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you scruton8179 and thank you for your review. Its pleasing to read such positive comments from your recent stay, despite a couple of minor hiccups along the way. we hopefully will see you here again some time in the near future.

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great hotel the single room was adequate meals were excellent, comfortable lounge's, staff very attentive. Very good location. Entertainment great Handy for buses right on the door step would highly recommend the hotel

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SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Hi PET67H and thank you for taking the time to write a review of your holiday with us at the Torbay. Its great to see that you found everything to your satisfaction including the food and in particular, the staff.We hope that you will also return sometime in the near future.

essex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions of this hotel, were, great position overlooking the harbour, spacious comfortable reception area,. We paid extra for a sea view room, it was on the 4th floor and the views are superb. We used the swimming pool a few times, we were the only ones using it and it is a bit tired but nice to have its...

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SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you EssexYvone for your review and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Its lovely to read that our staff looked after you and we hoe to see you again in the future.

Dukinfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel torbay location is ideal for buses and bars.the food is very good buffet style at brekki plenty to eat staff at meals are very good .only problem with hotel was just one small lift ,we were on top floor ,so had to pick our times to go for dinner

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SimonwMurray1, General Manager at Bay Torbay Hotel, responded to this review

Hi roylegge thank you for your review, I am pleased that you had a good time with us and enjoyed what we had to offer. We look forward too seeing you in the future

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Right at the heart of beautiful Torquay, the Torbay Hotel benefits from stunning views over the lovely harbour. The hotel can be summed up as, 'grand features in warm surroundings,' and includes front-facing rooms with modern facilities - the Premier and Superior rooms are particularly desirable. It has a large ballroom, two bars, an indoor heated swimming pool and a sun terrace. The hotel is also within easy walking distance of the town centre's shops, boutiques and restaurants. After two years of extensive restoration Royal Terrace Gardens (aka "Rock Walk") has been returned to its former glory with a modern day twist. Located just next to the Torbay Hotel, Rock Walk offers spectacular views across the bay, and at night when it is beautifully lit up, it makes for the perfect evening stroll. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Torbay Hotel

Address: Torbay Road, Torquay TQ2 5EY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: RM366 - RM689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Torbay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 222
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Also Known As:
Torbay Hotel Torquay
Bay Torbay Hotel Torquay, English Riviera
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#36 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
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“back facing are better”
 of 5 bubbles Brian-Snellgrove, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Do not pay for a front facing room ask for a quiet room on first floor so you can use stairs as only one lift”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraD566, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“pay extra for a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles witcheshouse, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best views are on the front of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles PET67H, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms have a great view of the marina.”
 of 5 bubbles Di_Traveller11, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
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