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Reviewed 5 January 2015

Me and my husband spent 2 nights at the Marstan between Christmas and New Years. It was a lovely B&B and I would like to come back again in the summer time. The service was good, room really large with a nice decor. The hotel was very clean and service was just right. The hotel is situated on a hill... More 

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Reviewed 2 January 2015

Just come back from a three night stay at the Marstan for New Year. We were warmly welcomed by craig who offered us hot drinks and carried our luggage which I thought was really nice and welcoming. The building is lovely and very clean. The decor aims to provide a lavish feel to the place and the bar and dining... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 December 2014

A lovely hotel, beautifully decorated and presented, with spotless, atttractive and comfortable rooms. Having arrived rather later than expected and after dark, we were warmly welcomed by Craig who ushered us into a stunning reception room, rustled up a pot of tea and chatted away about the locality and our trip. Later we took advantage of the cosy and comfortable... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely stay here for the weekend. Ian and Craig very good hosts and Craig was very welcoming when we arrived. Location good, 10 min walk into town (steep hill not good for high heels) :-) Unfortunately never got to use hot tub or piano but both looked lovely! Breakfast was superb. Best scrambled eggs I've had in a... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 October 2014

We stayed here on a trip to Cornwall for a couple of night and had a most enjoyable stay. Craig made us very welcome with tea, maps and I formation on the local area. The hotel is an easy walk to the beach and the town but far enough away to be quiet. 100 percent recommended.

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Reviewed 9 October 2014

Friendly, easy-going owners, comfortable bedrooms, delicious breakfast, incredibly posh public areas, ample off-street parking.....the facilities could not be bettered. It is a fair wee walk from the centre though, which is ok at the start of the evening when you are heading downhill all the way, but coming back up the distance seems to double after a meal and a... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 October 2014

I'll keep it short and sweet and state the facts. Stayed here for 3 nights over the weekend in the last remaining smallest room. This room was still brilliant and big enough for 2 of us. Brilliant location. Brilliant staff. Brilliant breakfast. Very very clean. Amazing price. Would 100% recommend it and would definitely go back to this hotel. Just... More 

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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 September 2014

We had an excellent welcome and most enjoyable stay at The Marstan in Torquay. Ian and Craig were helpful when giving us information about the local area and nothing was too much trouble. It is in ideal location for visiting other places in the area, by bus or by car. Our breakfasts were most enjoyable and cooked to order, so... More 

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Reviewed 27 September 2014

We have just returned following a fantastic 5 night stay, hotel is the perfect place to stay in Torquay, the owners Ian and Craig were the perfect hosts and nothing was too much trouble for them. Breakfast was one of the best and was our treat to look forward to in the mornings. Hotel is in the perfect location and... More 

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Reviewed 23 September 2014

We stayed here for one night in early September. We were greeted on our arrival by one of the owners and given some information about the hotel and local area. We were then shown to our room. The room was lovely with a very large bed and luxurious bedding. The room was very clean and comfortable. We went for dinner... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Marstan Hotel is an elegant mid-Victorian Villa peacefully located along Meadfoot Sea Road in a conservation area. The harbour and town are approximately ten minutes walk with the blue flag awarded Meadfoot Beach and its stunning views being less than five minutes on foot. An extensive refurbishment program saw The Marstan achieve a five-star guesthouse rating in 2007. In keeping with the period of the building, the hotel is traditionally furnished with antiques complemented with modern amenities such as contemporary bathrooms, flat screen televisions, wifi and ipod docking stations. The Marstan is the only five star guesthouse in Torquay to benefit from a combination of an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and a licensed bar. The owners and staff endeavor to provide an attentive and personal service without being intrusive, with the aim of creating a luxury boutique hotel ambiance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Marstan

Address: Meadfoot Sea Road, Torquay TQ1 2LQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: RM488 - RM723 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Marstan 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
The Marstan Hotel Torquay
Marstan Hotel Torquay
Marstan Boutique Hotel Torquay
The Marstan Torquay, English Riviera
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Torquay
#3 Family Hotel in Torquay
#4 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
#7 Romantic Hotel in Torquay
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“Rooms overlooking the Pool were our choice”
 of 5 bubbles Stuey51, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is large and overlooks the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles 68clairj, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a small double room which was adequate for a weekend, a larger double would probably be better for a longer stay.. The bathroom was a very good size though.”
 of 5 bubbles 512judih, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 was just so quiet with lovely decor and just so spotless and the peace and quite was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles jameswK2132IQ, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had room 10 which had a lovely big bed, loads of room, and bags of character.”
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