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Serendipity Guest House

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived to find an old tired building in need of major renovation The room was small smelt very musty and the bathroom was a disgrace brown mould marks in the shower just not very nice The television was very small and there were major issues over booking regarding breakfast being included so please check all in all the worst place...

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Manilva, Spain
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Called in on off chance of a room, made very welcome, room was spotless and very comfortable. Breakfasts cooked freshly rather than pre cooked, good selection. Slightly noisy main road if your not used to traffic but does quieten down at night. Overall would recommended.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely friendly people clean and comfortable bed really enjoyed our stay we will definitely be booking again good value for money brilliant location for town centre one minuite from bus stop to town centre.

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mikemayer121, Owner at Serendipity Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it was lovely to see you both again and we are pleased you continue to enjoy your time with us at Serendipity. We look forward to seeing you again in the future..... Kind regards Mike & Amanda

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely one night stay at this guest house having been here before and enjoyed it. The room was more than big enough for the two of us and the bed was super comfy. Amanda and mike are very welcoming and lovely they are very approachable people always ready to help. I was happy to find an earl...

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mikemayer121, Owner at Serendipity Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, it was lovely to see you both again and so glad you enjoyed your stay. We both look forward to seeing you again in the future.... Mike & Amanda

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Always a very warm welcome and a good nights sleep. The rooms are comfortable and suitably equipped. There's always a full cookie jar which is a lovely touch (and very welcome !) Breakfast is wonderful ! There is a deal of choice from cereals, fruit to a full English which is delicious ! I will be calling again this week...

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mikemayer121, Owner at Serendipity Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind review. It was nice to see you again this week and glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon Mike & Amanda

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to serendipity guest house, Upon arrival we found the guest house to be within 10 minutes walk from the coach station, the staff where both welcoming and friendly, everything was explained to both myself and partner, found it to be homely and inviting. Room was warm and cosy. Breakfast was amazing every morning will different...

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mikemayer121, Owner at Serendipity Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Serendipity and we hope you will visit us again soon

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed here for one night during a few days away to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We were greeted warmly and had no problems checking in. Our room was clean and tidy. The bed was comfy and the mini fridge in the room was an added bonus to keep drinks cool. The on suite shower room was a little difficult...

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mikemayer121, Owner at Serendipity Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a constructive review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. In response to a couple of your points I would just like to explain that we only purchased the property in July last year and our first priority had to be the outside which needed completely re rendering and painting before...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Room nice and clean with nice touches like biscuit's and bottles of water put out with the tea and coffee making facilities everyday. The location is also very good and the hosts Mike and Amanda will do anything they can to help you. Also the breakfast's are outstanding.

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mikemayer121, Owner at Serendipity Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and are really glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Serendipity, we hope you will visit Torquay again in the future! Kind regards Mike and Amanda

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My partner and I made a last minute decision to spend a night in Torquay, visiting family who were there on holiday for a week. We came across this little gem, to start with it was its name that caught our attention. My partner called and spoke to the lady of the house who was very welcoming and helpful. On...

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mikemayer121, Owner at Serendipity Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review it makes all the difference when guests appreciate all the little touches. We have been surprised how many guests have booked with us because of our name which not only means a lot to us but has a special meaning for a lot of the lovely people who...

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is lovely and clean. Everything we needed in the room including tea and coffee making facilities and biscuits. The breakfast was really good with lots of choice. The owners were very helpful with tips on places to eat and things to do. They were very welcoming and we're available if we needed anything. A short walk to the...

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mikemayer121, Owner at Serendipity Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your informative review it really helps when people are looking for a place to stay. Mike and I are glad you managed to see so many places during your stay at Serendipity and hope you will come and stay with us again in the future. Warm regards Amanda and Mike

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Serendipity Guest House is a Victorian house built in approximately 1870 which over the years has had many tasteful alterations and has recently been updated both internally and externally and is now a comfortable five bedroom guest house all with ensuites, free parking and Wi-Fi. From Serendipity it is only a 9 minute level walk down to the sea front through the beautiful Torre Abbey Gardens to enjoy the amazing views of Torbay. Torquay harbour and town centre are a 10 minute stroll along the sea front where there are many lovely restaurants and local attractions and for walkers there is the beautiful scenery of the South West Coast Path to Babbacombe, Paignton or Brixham. Serendipity is only approximately a 5 minute walk from Torre Railway Station or an 8 minute walk from Torquay Railway Station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Serendipity Guest House

Address: 73 Avenue Road, Torquay TQ2 5LL, England (Formerly Torbay Star Guesthouse)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $90 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Serendipity Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Book a back room to reduce traffic noise.”
3dianam, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet yet not far from town”
BazFrancis, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“Phone direct and speak to Amanda, she has offered us a great rate twice now!”
BenjaminG83D, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We had room 2. I believe there are 5 in total.”
749lornad, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
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