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Headland View

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very warm welcome on arrival which included coffee and home made cake. We were then shown to our rooms and it was lovely to find our bags already waiting for us. We found our rooms very comfortable and spotless. Sitting on the balcony watching the world go by is very relaxing and the view is wonderful. Breakfast was very good...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing welcome, an amazing find, and at an amazing deal thanks to David. I am Torquay born and bred, and had often seen the property from Babbacombe Downs, but never stayed. Glad we did, and will again hopefully. A free upgrade to a seaview room was the cherry on the top of an already 'delicious' cake. A true...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Hi Simon, Thank you for a lovely review, so happy you enjoyed your visit. Torquay was a little lively on your weekend thanks to the young farmers conference. However Babbacombe is too far for them to stagger. There is a lot to do and see in this coastal beauty spot throughout the year. We do hope we see you both...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Easter Saturday forecast doom and gloom So we decided to go to Babbacombe What a surprise when we arrived there The skies were blue and it was sunny and fair We were warmly welcomed at the "Headland View" By our host David so sincere and true Biscuits and tea served in the front room With a wonderful view of tulips...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Louise, Your review was a joy to read, something we surely need. The weather we love to enjoy and see, and for you, could not have been better be. English may not have been my first language I stress, having been born north of the border under duress. We hope you return to our special wee place, and thank...

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the Gin Festival with my daughter and her partner and decided to stay overnight in the area. Finding this hotel and the charming Davids, our hosts, was by far the highlight of the weekend. They obviously know the hospitality business inside out, the hotel is spotlessly clean and we had a lovely breakfast. The coastal view from...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Nicola, It was a pleasure to met you and the family, so happy you enjoyed your visit to Babbacombe, we are so lucky to have such a wonderful vista to view , moreso that the weather is improving. We hope we see you again with or without the family from Sweden. Thanks again for taking time to review us....

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Very welcoming on arrival and given tea and biscuits whilst our luggage was taken to the room. Friendly owners with enthusiasm to make your stay something to remember. Lovely bedrooms with everything you need and comfortable beds. We had a room with a balcony overlooking the sea. The breakfast was very good and we found it filled us up until...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Heather, Thank you for such a lovely review, it was great to meet you both and happy you enjoyed your visit to Babbacombe. Hope to see you again soon. Regards David

Devon
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

It's lovely to be greeted on arrival and given coffee and nibbles by someone passionate about you having a great visit. We were able to ask all the where, when and how questions about the area, so we could plan our stay and were shown all the parts of the house, including the fridge under the stairs which we could...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Lucy and Steven, We hope you had a restful and enjoyable festive season. Thank you for your wonderful review, so happy you enjoyed your stay and visit to Babbacombe. We are so fortunate with the weather here in this lovely part of Devon, and it was great you were able to do the walks you did. We hope to...

Finedon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Hubby and I stayed here for three nights, last Friday, Saturday and Sunday, we had a lovely warm welcome when we arrived on Friday, and were made to feel right at home. Lovely place, and lovely people who run the B and B. We had a great weekend, would recommend this place clean, comfortable and the Breakfasts were really good....

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Hi Marion. Thank you for your great review. Delighted you both liked our little place by the sea. Happy Malcolm did so well fishing while he was here. Loooking forward to welcoming you both back next year. Best wishes David

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Everything was excellent, the setting, the location, the food, the room, but above all two more welcoming and genial hosts than David and David you could not find. If you want to stay in the Torquay area, look no further, our next stay has already been booked!

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Alan. It was such a pleasure getting to know you and Janet. We know your trip wasn't all for pleasure, but delighted you managed to have some time to relax. We are so looking forward to seeing you back in December. As this is our first Autumn at Headland , we are surprised how busy a Babbacombe still is...

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I would highly recommend this establishment to anyone wanting a quiet and relaxing break in Devon. The property is on three floors and is warm, comfortable with two extremely obliging hosts - David and David. The rooms are decorated in a seaside theme with comfortable beds. The towels are good quality and the offerings on the hospitality tray plentiful. This...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Nicola, thank you for such a lovely review. We are planning a number of changes over the next few months, we will be enlisting our guests help, in order for us to offer more of what they want to see, from the breakfast buffet to the room layouts. We have a number of ideas and need to make sure...

Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

What can I say that hasn't already been said on the previous reviews! We've just had a wonderful week at Headland View and couldn't have wished for a better holiday. New owners David & David are the most perfect hosts and nothing was too much trouble. The breakfasts were delicious and set us up for the day. Views from the...

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Anne and Dave. Thank you for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to meet you and delighted you enjoyed your stay. Nothing to fear, we will always find a room for you, now we have your email address, we will be in touch on a regular basis with updates and special offers we are planning on offering our...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AA four star gold award and AA breakfast award. This beautiful Victorian guesthouse with panoramic unobstructed sea views over the spectacular world heritage coast of lyme bay is a fabulous place to stay. Positioned directly on the Babbacombe Downs, the guest house has six individual bedrooms the majority having French doors opening on to balconies with tables and chairs to sit and relax while taking in the magnificent seaviews. Or choose one of our rearview rooms with superking/large twin beds or with four poster bed. The guest house has retained many of its original Victorian features and architecture, with a sun lounge and pretty dinning room, for you to enjoy your traditional freshly prepared and served English breakfast or choose one of the daily specials fruit pancakes, omelette, scrambled eggs with smoked salmon or poached eggs on English toasted muffin. All accompanied by cereals, fresh fruit, fruit compote and toast with conserves and homemade marmalade. A great place to stay for visiting the surrounding area of Torquay, Paighton, Brixham, Dartmouth, Dartmoor and the southwest coastal path. Ideally located for lovely blue flag beaches with a great choice of traditional English pubs and a large variety of restaurants nearby. Spoil yourself and enjoy the view. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Headland View

Address: 37 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: RM379 - RM506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Headland View 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Room 4 or 5”
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“Room 4 was great”
simonhurley, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the front have a balcony and sea view”
louised603, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room 1 and thought it was perfect”
heatherbN6375ZY, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“the seaview rooms with balcony are lovely, it is great to wake up to the wonderful view”
marionn393, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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