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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We were staying there one night and everything was perfect. Beautiful and comfortable room, wonderful and friendly owners, amazing breakfast!!! I can highly recommend this hotel. We are already making plans to go back there!!!

Thank Anna P
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We booked to stay at the Shirley not knowing that it had new proprietors. What a pleasant surprise. Nick and Chen were lovely hosts. A very warm welcome, great breakfast and wonderful homemade preserves. Can't wait to go again. Thankyou

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Return visit to the Shirley after five years. Owners changed in May. New owners Nick and wife Chen have kept the hotels excellent standards. Freshly prepared breakfast cooked by Nick was always excellent with plenty of options if you don't want the full English and selection of cereals yogurt and fresh fruit gives plenty of choice. Service at breakfast was...

Thank KevinJayne S
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The hotel is run by highly intelligent people,always a friendly smile,the whole place has an air of quality,what with the décor,the various objects.The breakfast was superb.If there is one downside it is is on a slope,but so is most of Torquay,we spent three nights there in September-wonderful.We came away with smiles on our faces.

Thank 151,293
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely b/b great hosts really nice place to stay . Breakfast is very very good . Hosts are very new to this but were great and will do anything to help you . Short walk into town with various places to eat and drink .

Thank cobblers111
Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great hotel near to the harbour. It is a little hilly to walk upto and does have quite a few steps to climb. Small car park, we were lucky to get a place, however there is plenty of free parking in the nearby street. The room was very clean, lovely decor. The shower room was small but perfectly adequate. Plenty...

Thank KerryNic2013
Pontefract, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A beautiful hotel in a great location in Torquay. A street back from the main road in Torquay, meaning it is close to all the action, but quiet. Very comfortable hotel, Amazing breakfasts and owners who are second to none ! So friendly and helpful. Felt so, so welcome. Plus the view from our window was stunning. Would love to...

Thank Annette19m
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Stayed here for 4 nights and the owners were amazing. They made our stay really enjoyable and service was great. Breakfast was delicious. The location is great too. I would definitely return to this place.

Thank sajnabegum
Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The most wonderful stay in a fantastic b and b with super hosts ! At our arrival Nick was so nice to offer us tea and coffee and to reserve a table for our diner that evening. The room was spotless, the bedding and towels changed daily. Breakfast was great full english,cereal and fruit. The rooms are just right for...

Thank Claudia W
Reviewed 31 August 2016

A comfortable short break at a guest house which does exactly what it says on the tin. We stayed in one of the rooms at the top of the house which was comfortable with an ensuite done to modern standards. Our hosts were really welcoming friendly and helpful.The breakfast was of typical fare but there were some nice options available...

Thank Duncan B

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm welcome awaits you at The Shirley, which not only provides Visit England Four Star accredited accommodation but also boasts a Visit England Breakfast Award. Individually styled and situated in a quiet road close to Torquay Harbour, restaurants, bars and shops, this family run Victorian villa still retains much of its original charm and character. Whether your visit is for business or leisure, the cosy and friendly atmosphere at The Shirley will provide you with happy memories of your stay. ... more   less 

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Address: 66 Braddons Hill Road East, Torquay TQ1 1HF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $109 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shirley Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Front first floor rooms have best view large windows and of course less stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles kevinjaynes, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If stairs are not your strong point ask for lower floor, can be very warm on top floor at night.”
 of 5 bubbles jacquelineh369, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a front facing room”
 of 5 bubbles neilh289, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the front have better views”
 of 5 bubbles LizzleBrizzle, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“they were all of a high standard”
 of 5 bubbles Q422OWmarkb, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
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