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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This must be about the 12th year we have visited this hotel and it really was a let down. Hotel was part of Hotel Collection, but has been sold, and so my Leisurebreaks Club card was rejected, being told none of the benefits applied with the new owners. Room was reasonable, but bathroom was really in need of being ripped...

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Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I went to the Imperial 2 years ago for a join a party event. Food was not great, so didn't have high expectations for this visit. How wrong I was.......an excellent 3 courses served quickly and efficiently. Pork and mustard terrine to start with was delicious. Beef with potatoes, carrots and green beans - all well cooked and not 'done...

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Thank Lucy P
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel was great , had dinner and breakfast which we couldn't fault, all staff very friendly ! And a sea view to die for!! Lovely comfy bed and would def return for a relaxing break .didnt use the pool but wish we had and bar area really nice

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Thank Webby3535
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for 3 nights with my wife last weekend. The hotel itself is very clean and has imposing decor they were putting up Christmas decorations when we arrived which added to the overall ambiance. The hotel itself is very clean and rooms were comfy and welcoming. Bar area is also very good with stunning views overlooking Torbay. The breakfast...

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Thank Peter L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms very spacious and well equipped with balcony.The hotel has many facilities for family vacations.To sit and enjoy meals in the restuarant overlooking Torbay is something special.Location is also a premium.

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Verwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel with lovely views. Evening meal and cream tea very good. Friendly staff and service. Only disappointment was that a supplement is payable if you want a vegetarian breakfast. Would definitely go back!

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Thank Marie W
London
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took my mother here for 'Pre-booked/reserved Champagne Afternoon Tea' near her birthday. When we arrived, we were: Asked to pay at the bar up-front, in front of my mother. Then told to 'find yourselves a table somewhere, it's a bit busy'. This kinda set the tone, as the only tables available were in a different area, surrounded by Korg...

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5Thank OddOccasion
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful old Victorian hotel with the most gorgeous views across the water to Paignton. The communal areas exhibit the beautiful Victorian cornices and character. Our room however, whilst large and clean was in need of some tlc and updating. We had a three course meal on the first night, at a table looking out across the bay and we...

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Thank Alison A
Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here a few times and love the amazing views and quality of this hotel. We booked dinner bed and breakfast, dinner was very good both nights, restaurant was not busy so meal over quite quickly. Breakfast is buffet, not my favourite as food is never hot enough, but good that you can choose what you have. Room...

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Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely view, downstairs fantastic. Not entirely hotels fault but it's a special occasion so hubby thoughtfully booked a mini break. He explained I had a few issues with mobility due to having a total knee replacement recently. Room a trek to get to, asked at reception if it was possible to get a room closer but request got the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Imperial Hotel is a 19th Century four-star hotel in a stunning cliff-top location on the English Riviera. Of the 152 bedrooms, 60 are sea-facing premium rooms, 29 deluxe rooms with sea views, and 13 suites. Just a mile from Torquay train station, and 10 minutes walk from the town centre and its famous promenade, this Mediterranean-style hotel is a great base for exploring Devon and North Cornwall. Close by are sandy beaches, the Eden Project and Dartmoor National Park. After a day of exploring relax in the Health & Leisure Club then enjoy delicious food in the award-winning Regatta Restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Imperial Hotel

Address: Park Hill Road, Torquay TQ1 2DG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: RM320 - RM930 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Imperial Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 152
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Also Known As:
Imperial Hotel Torquay
Barcelo Torquay
Imperial Torquay
Torquay Imperial Hotel
Hotel Imperial Torquay
The Imperial Hotel Torquay, English Riviera
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Torquay
#10 Business Hotel in Torquay
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
#12 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
#27 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
#31 Family Hotel in Torquay
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“Ask for a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles Tibbertoncouple, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
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