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Tusker Lodge Guest House

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Corsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have never been to a guest house before where rooms aren't cleaned daily and clean towels provided every day! Rooms and towels were only seen to after three days stay and we only noticed this when we were leaving and read the brochure. You couldn't even sit outside on the terrace because scaffolding was erected and the furniture was...

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Newport south wales
Reviewed 1 week ago

good clean value accomodation. Carol was the perfect host. Great breakfast. Had a small problem with a leak but this was sorted immediatly without any fuss to our total satisfaction. thankyou Carol for a great short break.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from yet another break at Tusker Lodge. The hotel matched the very good weather. My wife and I have stayed here many times, and on each occasion never fails to deliver a great experience. Can't wait to return in the autumn.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We, my Husband and I, visited Tusker Lodge for a 2 night stay. This was booked for us by our Children as a gift, so this was not our choice and we did not know what to expect. When we arrived we were greeted with a warm and friendly smile from the owner who was very welcoming and gave to...

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Jojo, Wow! Thank you!!! I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here and I hope you had a good birthday, I certainly did... thank you for your company :) We try to give the same warm welcome to all of our guests and the welcome drink can certainly be an ice breaker! I hope that we achieve the...

Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay in this pleasant hotel with friendly owners and very good breakfasts. It is only a short walk to many varied restaurants and old pubs as well as the seafront itself. We only had a 2 night stay and we would be happy to return.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Ron, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a good review and thank you for your feedback. I hope you are all well and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Best wishes, Carole

Clevedon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a very good two nights in Tusker Lodge which is a short distance from the harbour. The bedroom was good, the bed excellent, the breakfast set you up for the day and thankyou Carole for a very pleasant stay. Pity about the weather!

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Roger, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. Sorry I couldn't do anything about the weather, I do keep ordering nice weather but it isn't always delivered :) Hopefully see you again in the future. Best wishes, Carole

Nailsea
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a pleasant B and B its situated close to the centre, there is lots to do in the area, buses are handy for visiting the surrounding area. Carol is very welcoming and nothing is to much trouble.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. We hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Carole

Colne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We booked this through a Groupon deal decided to stay longer than what it stated after looking at the hotel and the lovely rooms and asked to be upgraded before we actually got there. On arrival we was made to feel welcomed and invited Lovely atmosphere . The room was better than expected very spacious and the lovely views of...

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Was so sad to see you go.... :( Thank you for being such lovely guests, it was a real pleasure to have met you both and thank you for the chocs!!!! I hope your long drive home wasn't too bad and I really hope to see you again in the future, maybe next anniversary? Best wishes, Carole

New Milton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Stayed here for my wife's birthday, our third visit. Yet again was superb and Carole and her Mum were fantastic as ever. They even gave my wife a bottle of fizz and card on her special day. Location is close to everything and cannot be beaten. Will definitely return at some time in the near future.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, I hope you are both keeping well. Thank you for another lovely review... It's so nice when guests vote with their booking reservations and keep coming back to us directly. I look forward to seeing you both again soon, the bubbly is being chilled as we speak and I won't even mess up your breakfast order next time! Best...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Booked to stay here through a Groupon deal and were not disappointed. Great location with lovely clean room and everything needed. Nice crisp clean sheets and fluffy white towels tied in ribbon. Good selection of coffee, tea and hot chocolate along with mini bathroom toiletries. Plenty of tourist literature scattered around the building. Breakfast was gorgeous. Cereal, toast, youghurts, pastries,...

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Jacki, Thank you for the fantastic review! I'm pleased that you found breakfast good, I must admit I was a bit worried about just offering the basic breakfast on this deal, but having to manage here on my own most of the time I feel it was the right decision and as you say, not everyone wants a great...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tusker Lodge is a small family run guest house, offering guests a friendly and informal atmosphere. The guest house is in a superb location, with a south east facing sun-terrace overlooking Torwood Gardens and boasts free Wi-Fi and ample free parking. Tusker Lodge is only 400 meters from the harbour, the strand, shops and close to the beach and seafront. The Princess Theatre is a 15 minute walk away. Also within walking distance is the coastal path, which leads to Beacon Cove, Meadfoot, Hope Cove, Ansteys Cove, Babbacombe Beach and Oddicombe Beach. Torquay Museum is almost adjacent to the hotel and Torbay's famous Model Village is at the other end of Babbacombe Road, just a short bus ride away. Rooms are traditionally furnished, and each benefits from Freeview TV, tea and coffee making facilities and free WiFi. All doubles have an en suite bathroom with free toiletries, singles have shared bathroom facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tusker Lodge Guest House

Address: Guest House 533 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HQ, England (Formerly Sceptre Lodge Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: RM168 - RM331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tusker Lodge Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“None. We only saw the one room and we weren't impressed.”
CarolAnn604, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are the same .”
dananjo, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Three storey house so if struggle with stairs ask for a lower floor.”
jacki2372, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 - right next to car park at rear”
darren2017, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Both single rooms are fine, the one at the front has a very good view, the one at the back is a little bigger”
440joed, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
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