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Paddock Wood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Fabulous location stunning views. Made to feel very welcome by receptionist who was quick to mention happy hour ( 3pm to 6pm) still had half an hour to run if we wanted a drink. Good sized room and the bed was superb, a really great nights sleep. Had a very reasonable three course meal for £12.50, great value for money....

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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Just returned after a 3 night stay at the Babbacombe Hotel. Really enjoyed our stay! And view of the bay from the Babbacombe is a treat....what a view! (Consider booking a room at the front with a view of the bay!) Our room was clean and tidy, and our bed was very comfortable. The food was good, with a lovely...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This was a coach holiday. Our room was classed as a twin, but it was more suited to a single with hardly any room between the beds and only one chair in the room. The meals were of an average standard, in other words BLAND. The waiting on staff were running about like as if there was no tomorrow but...

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Thank Raybeech187062
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The only positive thing I can say about this hotel is the magnificent view, do not stay here if you want peace and quiet, we stayed in room 33 a room with a sea view and balcony but directly above the entertainment room, on a nightly basis there is live music, very loud which vibrates in your room, no mention...

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Thank tracey3cts
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

we have just returned from a 5 day coach holiday to this lovely hotel , firstly i must say the view from the hotel is breathtaking, you can see for miles over the ocean , although situated high up there is no problem with steep hills as you may think , all that you want is on flat ground untill...

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Thank philipwhatmough
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The Babbacombe Hotel enjoys a wonderful location overlooking the bay at Babbacombe. The hotel itself is typical of its type and appeals mainly to the older generation. Our room appeared to be newly refurbished and we had a small balcony with a wonderful view. The room was small but perfectly adequate for a couple of nights. Breakfast was ok especially...

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Thank Zilphadt
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel back at the end of august for 1 night as we were going to a wedding in Torquay. Booked via a hotel comparison site and reviews seemed ok compared to some other places around and the price was fair too. Initially great impression as the reception staff that greeted us on arrival was friendly and helpful...

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Thank Spencer B
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Booked room with seaview and balcony for 3 nights.The view was amazing.....but the balcony was rubbish.No privacy ....totally open.Next door could see into our room as we could theirs. Room was small but ok.No where near worth £377 we paid.......total rip off.Had better breakfast. Babbacombe is a lovely place & we will go back ..... just to a different hotel!

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Thank mandy_lucas02
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I booked this hotel as I was attending an event at the Babbacombe Theatre and it was only a 5 minute walk from there. I made the booking about a month before my stay via a well known booking site and was surprised to see that the hotel took the full payment for the room immediately. On arrival the welcome...

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Thank Christine R
Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I stayed here as part of a coach party...On arrival the staff were very helpful and we were booked in quickly and we were directed to our room efficiently.We were very pleased with the room,it was clean the bed felt comfy and the view was to die for...superb...Our only crib was that the bathroom was about 6ft by 7ft only...it...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Babbacombe Hotel is situated on the Babbacombe Downs overlooking the sea, just a minutes walk to the cliff railway which takes you down to the beach. A number of our rooms have stunning sea views, some with balconies or patios. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Babbacombe Hotel

Address: The Sea Front Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LH, England (Formerly Sefton Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $1,760 - $1,790 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Babbacombe Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Sefton Hotel Torquay
The Babbacombe Hotel Torquay, Devon
Hotel Style:
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Torquay
#22 Luxury Hotel in Torquay
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“Sea view rooms were best”
 of 5 bubbles SwanseaHil, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Brilliant!! All round”
 of 5 bubbles twilson2014, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Dont book room 3”
 of 5 bubbles 286barryg, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Double rooms with sea views amazing and some have very large balconies”
 of 5 bubbles WeeB375, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“When booking ask for sea views if you want to look at the bay views.”
  • Views from top of cliff.
  • Sea view on a good day.
  • Views in front of Hotel.
 of 5 bubbles mobilemerlin, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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