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Yateley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room immaculate. Good service. Good breakfast. The cakes in the afternoon are exceptional. Had banners and confetti on the breakfast table for my partners birthday. Such a surprise and a Really nice touch.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Greeted on arrival and aquainted with facilities,before being shown to room. Well furnished room ,fairly spacious with excellent array of beverages etc,..bathroom comprising,shower,wc and washbasin and in good decorative order. Plentiful supply of complimentary toiletries. Hosts most convivial and accommodating.

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Steve H, Owner at Merritt House, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the accommodation, array of beverages and complimentary toiletries were a welcome addition to your stay. Kind regards Kim and Steve.

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stayed 3 nights with steven and kim. Amazing hosts and great food was provided. Very comfortable quiet room. Definitely recommend to others wanting value for money. Perfect for central location and parking.

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Steve H, Owner at Merritt House, responded to this review

It is lovely to hear that your stay with us was comfortable, and that we were able to provide all you needed for your 3 night break. Kind regards Steve and Kim.

solihull
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We have just returned from a realy lovely stay at Merritt House with Steve and Kim, what a fabulous place and so homely. Everything was spotless and top quality products made you feel very special. The breakfast was the best we have ever had and so much choice Well done Kim. Steve gave us a lovely welcome on our arrival...

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Steve H, Owner at Merritt House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are both pleased that you enjoyed the breakfast, cakes and your room. Best wishes Kim and Steve.

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I have stayed at Merritt House 4 or 5 times in the last few years for short breaks in Paignton and our latest visit was the first under Steve and Kim's new management. Pleased to say that, although we have always been impressed by the hospitality shown, things are now even better than before and that's saying...

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Steve H, Owner at Merritt House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Regards Steve and Kim.

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great location, close to town centre, train and bus stations. Kim and Steve were very welcoming, lots of information about the local area. Immaculate rooms. Very good home made breakfast. Would stay again.

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Steve H, Owner at Merritt House, responded to this review

So glad to hear that you would stay with us again. It is good to know you enjoyed your stay at Merritt House. Regards Steve and Kim.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with a group of friends we had 3 rooms all of which were excellent. The rooms were clean and tea and coffee making facilities were provided. We arrived late and had already informed Steve of this and he was great even texted me to let me know there had been an accident in Paignton and it may...

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Steve H, Owner at Merritt House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Look forward to seeing you all again next year. Regards Steve and Kim.

Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Staying at the Merritt House, was so wonderful, everything was catered from the start, the room was on the first floor, which was great for me, having problems getting up stairs, the room was beautiful and clean, the bathroom in the room, and spotless. There were lots of space and the little gifts were lovely, in the main room the...

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Steve H, Owner at Merritt House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give such a detailed review. Fantastic! Do hope we will see you again in the future. Regards Steve and Kim.

Knutsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My second stay at the Merritt I was very well looked after breakfasts are to die for tops. I can recommend to all Steve and Kim are wonderful hosts and very helpful so no need for more just 10 out of 10 bril

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Steve H, Owner at Merritt House, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your second stay with us! Thank you for leaving your review. Regards Steve and Kim.

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a truly excellent town-centre B&B with friendly & helpful hosts, easy parking, comfortable room, fine food, etc. We did not spend much time actually in the building during the day because we were exploring the area, but we found it very pleasant indeed. An ideal location for our purposes.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Merritt House offers high quality AA 4 Star accommodation and delicious award winning breakfasts, with en-suite rooms, free Wi-Fi, and a warm and friendly welcome. Set in a quiet residential position, just off the sea front and close to the town centre, the traditional Victorian townhouse accommodation is light, airy, and well appointed, with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Five minutes easy walk to bus and rail stations and many good restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merritt House

Address: 7 Queens Road, Paignton TQ4 6AT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Price Range: RM322 - RM407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Merritt House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“For a disabled person with some difficulty walking, the ground floor rooms are wonderful”
  • yummy Tea and Coffee tray
  • lovley room
 of 5 bubbles DeborahC187, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are very comfortable, we had a room in the back and overlooked the cricket ground.”
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“All rooms are lovely with ground floor rooms for the less able”
 of 5 bubbles sukeyoo8, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“all rooms here are excellent”
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