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The Downs, Babbacombe

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

I have stayed at the Downs Hotel in Babbacombe a number of times. The Hotel overlooks the bay and has easy access to the cliff walks, and beach area. It is close to many of the tourist sights in Babbacombe. The rooms are very comfortable...More

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Response from Kate W, Owner at The Downs, BabbacombeResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review. It was a pleasure to look after you again and we are pleased that you once again enjoyed your stay at The Downs. Your very kind comments shall be passed on. We look forward...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017

Another fantastic visit to our favourite hotel; great friendly atmosphere, all the staff are very helpful. And it was lovely sitting on the balcony with a stunning view of the coast. Rooms are cleaned regularly and nicely decorated. We enjoyed Ed’s breakfast and it was...More

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Response from Kate W, Owner at The Downs, BabbacombeResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Downs and we too had a great time talking to you in the evenings. It was lovely to see you again. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017

We love visiting Babbacombe and the fabulous Downs Hotel; it is a great base for extended coastal walks both north and south, and the grassy downs are a wonderful area to let our dogs socialise and run free :-) The hotel facilities and staff are...More

Thank Zoe B
Response from Kate W, Owner at The Downs, BabbacombeResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you for such a great review. We are so pleased that you thoroughly enjoy your stays here at The Downs and it's wonderful to know that guests appreciate the high level of service we always aim to give. It's great that you and your...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Really nice hotel well situated on top of the cliffs with easy access to the paths or railway down to the beach and coastal path. Warm welcome and great service, big rooms with ground coffee (and cafetière) which made a pleasant change. Would recommend to...More

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Response from Kate W, Owner at The Downs, BabbacombeResponded 16 November 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. It was lovely to meet you and your dog Poppy. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our family room and it's good to know the extras are appreciated. We hope you will visit us again very...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Spent a long weekend at this quaint, friendly hotel with our room overlooking the bay. Follow the path down to the beach. Several lovely walks. A Pub serving delicious meals is very conveniently situated next door. What more can you want. Lots of beautiful beaches...More

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Response from Kate W, Owner at The Downs, BabbacombeResponded 16 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and were able to take in the beautiful surroundings here, including the beaches which, in Babbacombe and the surrounding areas, are now dog-friendly till 1 May. We...More

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We are located directly above 2 beaches Oddicombe & Babbacombe, about a 10 - 15 minute walk. We have lots of information about our ares including beaches on our website or please feel free to call me on 01803 328543. Kind... More
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