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Tusker Lodge Guest House

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09/05/2017 10/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Aberdare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017

All of it was lovely and we will return definitely and stay at this hotel. It was relaxing and comfortable which was what we were looking for. It was close to the harbour and all of the shops and restaurants, which was great and as an added bonus we booked to see a show in the Princess Theatre.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Sue! Thank you for the fantastic review, I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, especially glad you found it relaxing and comfortable. Our locality to everything Torquay has to offer is a definite plus for many of our guests, and yet not quite in the hustle and bustle of it all! Really hope to see you back again...

Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Tusker Lodge is exactly what it says on the tin and for us it was just what the Doctor ordered. Restaurants, pubs and town centre just a stones throw away. A couple of great nights at Seamus's too. Carole is really helpful too.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Darren, Thank you for the great review. Glad you enjoyed your stay, most guests that go to Seamus's have a fantastic time (and many get a great hangover too!). Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Carole

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The stay at tuckers was very good. The hospitality that the proprietor showed all the guests was second to none,. Carole was very helpful and the breakfast was lovely loads to choose from and the property was only a short walk to the harbour.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay. Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Carole

Ferndown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Tusker Lodge B&B is very close to the centre of Torquay, about a five minute walk, the B&B has twelve rooms, two of these are single rooms, sharing a bathroom, they are basic, but fine for a single guest, parking is no problem, breakfast very good, I have recommended to friends.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Joe, Thank you for your lovely review, always good to see you. Thank you for pointing out parking, many guests who park on-site behind the building think that it is limited to those spaces without knowing that we have further use of the car park up the road.... and free if you book direct! Hope you are keeping well...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Stayed here for valentines with my partner. Had a lovely time, good walking distance to the town and sea. Carol was very nice and welcoming. Had a great breakfast the morning we left. Room was clean and well kept perfect for what we needed!

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the lovely review. Glad you made it to breakfast and enjoyed it. Hopefully see you again. Best wishes, Carole

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Have just arrived home from 2 nights here. Couple minutes walk away from shops and restaurants. Very clean and pleasant. Will definitely stay again. Didn't book breakfast but heard was very good 😀..........

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the great review. Definitely go for the breakfast next time ;) Best wishes, Carole

Plymouth
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Lovely place to stay, Carole is great, hotel is very clean, room was lovely, bed comfortable, plenty of space and added extra of having a fridge in the room, the breakfast was very good with plenty of choice, guest house is central to the town, restaurants and local pubs. Perfect place to stay.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the lovely review, it's always good to see guests coming back time after time. Hope all is well with you and look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes, Carole

Bude, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Not he ritz but we love tusker .....Always look for room here before staying anywhere else when visiting Torquay ...lovely hostess , rooms clean and just what we need ....Loved having a fridge in the room ....... see you again soon

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Christine, Nope not the Ritz, but hey, who needs it? I'm hoping to get fridges in all the rooms this year, so you will have one in whichever room you book next time! Thank you for the review, it's always good to see you both and hope too see you again soon. Best wishes, Carole

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Really nice room with the most comfortable bed ever. We were made to feel very welcome from our arrival. Wish we'd stayed a bit longer. Breakfast was fantastic. Definitely one of the nicer guest houses and close to all Torquay has to offer.

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Carole C, Owner at Tusker Lodge Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay. Hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Carole

Southampton
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Tusker lodge is a very well situated b&b very close to the centre of Torquay and only a 1 minute walk to some fine restaurants, including a fabulous Italian, if that's your thing! The furnishings are in keeping with a b&b and it is clean and tidy. The host Carole, is friendly and welcoming and the bar prices are very...

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Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Carole

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tusker Lodge is a small family run guest house, offering guests a friendly and informal atmosphere. The guest house is in a superb location, with a south east facing sun-terrace overlooking Torwood Gardens and boasts free Wi-Fi and ample free parking. Tusker Lodge is only 400 meters from the harbour, the strand, shops and close to the beach and seafront. The Princess Theatre is a 15 minute walk away. Also within walking distance is the coastal path, which leads to Beacon Cove, Meadfoot, Hope Cove, Ansteys Cove, Babbacombe Beach and Oddicombe Beach. Torquay Museum is almost adjacent to the hotel and Torbay's famous Model Village is at the other end of Babbacombe Road, just a short bus ride away. Rooms are traditionally furnished, and each benefits from Freeview TV, tea and coffee making facilities and free WiFi. All doubles have an en suite bathroom with free toiletries, singles have shared bathroom facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tusker Lodge Guest House

Address: Guest House 533 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HQ, England (Formerly Sceptre Lodge Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $54 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tusker Lodge Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“All the rooms are the same .”
dananjo, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Three storey house so if struggle with stairs ask for a lower floor.”
jacki2372, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 - right next to car park at rear”
darren2017, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Both single rooms are fine, the one at the front has a very good view, the one at the back is a little bigger”
440joed, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No 'top tip' required because everything was as we hoped for.”
babscompton, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
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