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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

From the second me and my partner walked in we had a warm welcome. Paul and mike are amazing hosts and work hard to keep the west gate clean and a great experience. Room was upgraded and was immaculate condition. My Partner was given a card as it was his birthday which was a very personal touch and made us... More 

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Hi Chloe - so pleased you will be coming back to stay with us next year as you enjoyed your birthday celebration weekend with us so much. We do try to make people welcome and those little touches can make all the difference. Thank you for your great review. Paul & Mike More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had a wonderful stay, we arrived early not expecting to get in but were made to feel welcomed straight away. we were told about The Westgate and the area, we were given a map showing us where we were, and how to get into Torquay by foot, the buses etc. It was very handy having a bus stop right... More 

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Lovely to hear from you and thank you for giving us top marks... we're pleased you enjoyed your time with us and loved how great we are located with the seafront, trains and buses on our doorstep. Just leave the car in our car park and go exploring! It was a real pleasure having you both stay with us and... More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had a family room and it was great...all redecorated and light with a great bathroom. The owners looked after us so well and the breakfast is amazing..they will do anything for you when you stay there.

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Thank you, Joshua, for letting us know how much you enjoyed your stay in our large family room and that you thought your breakfast was just amazing. It makes a real difference when guests give us such a nice review after their hoilday. We would love to see you again at The Westgate next year. Paul & Mike More 

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

From the start of our 5 day visit at The Westgate to the ending we were treated like VIP guests! Our hosts made us feel welcome greeting us with coffee/tea and helping us map out the area, they took the time which means a lot to a tired traveller. Our large room gave the three of us lots of space... More 

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Hi Tracy - Thank you for writing us such a lovely review and we hope that you enjoyed the rest of your travels through England as much. It's wonderful to know that we made you feel special, that our triple room hit the mark and that your breakfast exceeded your expectations. Hope you see you again when you are next... More 

Ballymena, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

We reviewed the Westgate last year but would like to make some additional comments. The high standards of previous years have been maintained. The room was excellent with frequent bed linen and towel changes - Paul is a bit of an artist with towel sculptures. If you like coffee the sachets provided in the room are of very good quality.... More 

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Hi David. It's always wonderful to have you both stay with us each year for your two week holiday in Devon. We're aiming for quality in what we offer both at breakfast and in the room trays - we are now using Clipper coffee's and specialty teas with Bronte biscuits in the rooms. Our car park is indeed a bit... More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My colleagues and I stayed at the Westgate whilst on a work trip. Paul and Mike could not have been more welcoming - really great. The hotel is very comfortable, beds etc and the breakfast was lovely. Unfortunately we had to leave early on our last day so Paul and Mike made us a pack-up breakfast which lasted most of... More 

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Dear PTC fundraisers - thank you for taking few moments out of your busy day to write us such a marvelous review. We do try to make our business guests extra welcome as we know how tiring it can be being on the road and understand when they have to get off early. We are one of the closest B... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Allways a warm and friendly welcome from Paul and Mike. Nothing too much trouble. Very good plentiful breafasts. Free car parking leave your car and walk to sea front and city centre just 10 minutes. Will be back in 2017. Thanks

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Hi Lesley - wonderful to see you again this year and we're glad that you enjoyed your time with us and especially your breakfast made with only the finest of ingredients. We're looking forward to seeing you both next year. all best wishes Paul & Mike More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is how a good hotel should be. From the moment we arrived the customer service was fabulous. Paul and staff were all very obliging and did their very best to ensure we had a happy and memorable holiday. We were helped with the planning of our days out and advised on good places to visit. The hotel is well... More 

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Hi Sharon, it makes us very happy to know that we helped create a holiday that memories are made of. It's always sad to see guests go but when they come back beacause they are so comfortable staying with us its just wonderful ... we're hoping to see you again in 2017. Thank you for your kind review. Paul &... More 

Lincoln
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Had a lovely short break at this hotel. We went primarily for the football match as Lincoln were playing, but stretched it out into a short break. It is spotless and the rooms have everything you need for a lovely break or full holiday. Large comfy bed with beautiful linen sheets for a great nights sleep, excellent Wi-Fi, beverage tray,... More 

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

Hi CazBez - We would love to have you stay again with us - looking forward to that call to book again. It makes such a difference to know that you loved The Westgate experience and that you were pleasantly surprised at the delights of Torquay and Torbay - including the footie!. Thank you for your review and excellent rating.... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

An excellent hotel where I was warmly welcomed. Clean, comfortable and very convenient. With a hearty home cooked breakfast to send you on your way. Easy walk to station, beach and promenade , bus stop outside the hotel, perfect.

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westgate01, Owner at The Westgate, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, 'perfect' is going to be hard to better next time you stay,but we will be trying. Its particularly good to know that as a solo lady traveler you felt so welcome and that our great location was idea for arriving by train and then getting about on the buses... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Westgate is an elegant Victorian villa that retains many original features. Ample free parking on site. With a Visit England assessed 4 Star with silver award guest accommodation, it's superbly located in a leafy conservation area by Torre Abbey in walking distance to the beach, harbour, town centre shopping, railway station and one of the closest to the Riviera Conference & Leisure Centre. There is a bus stop outside. There's a selection of tastefully decorated all en-suite family, double, super king, twin and single rooms together with an elegant guests' lounge, licensed bar and home cooked breakfast with hand - made Torquay sausages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Westgate

Address: Falkland Road, Torquay TQ2 5JP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $80 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westgate 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We stayed in rm 2 which is stunning. The breakfasts are beautiful (even if I was the only 1 who made it down for breakfast grom our family!) and Terri was helpful and friendly . Thank you for a lovely stay”
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