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Finedon, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Hubby and I stayed here for three nights, last Friday, Saturday and Sunday, we had a lovely warm welcome when we arrived on Friday, and were made to feel right at home. Lovely place, and lovely people who run the B and B. We had a great weekend, would recommend this place clean, comfortable and the Breakfasts were really good.... More 

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Thank Marion N
HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Hi Marion. Thank you for your great review. Delighted you both liked our little place by the sea. Happy Malcolm did so well fishing while he was here. Loooking forward to welcoming you both back next year. Best wishes David More 

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Everything was excellent, the setting, the location, the food, the room, but above all two more welcoming and genial hosts than David and David you could not find. If you want to stay in the Torquay area, look no further, our next stay has already been booked!

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Thank alanjking
HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Alan. It was such a pleasure getting to know you and Janet. We know your trip wasn't all for pleasure, but delighted you managed to have some time to relax. We are so looking forward to seeing you back in December. As this is our first Autumn at Headland , we are surprised how busy a Babbacombe still is... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I would highly recommend this establishment to anyone wanting a quiet and relaxing break in Devon. The property is on three floors and is warm, comfortable with two extremely obliging hosts - David and David. The rooms are decorated in a seaside theme with comfortable beds. The towels are good quality and the offerings on the hospitality tray plentiful. This... More 

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Nicola, thank you for such a lovely review. We are planning a number of changes over the next few months, we will be enlisting our guests help, in order for us to offer more of what they want to see, from the breakfast buffet to the room layouts. We have a number of ideas and need to make sure... More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

What can I say that hasn't already been said on the previous reviews! We've just had a wonderful week at Headland View and couldn't have wished for a better holiday. New owners David & David are the most perfect hosts and nothing was too much trouble. The breakfasts were delicious and set us up for the day. Views from the... More 

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Thank anniemoore58
HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Anne and Dave. Thank you for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to meet you and delighted you enjoyed your stay. Nothing to fear, we will always find a room for you, now we have your email address, we will be in touch on a regular basis with updates and special offers we are planning on offering our... More 

San Diego, California
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108 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This hotel is owned and run by two men who do everything right. The bookings are organized, the rooms are well laid out,very clean and comfortable, and the breakfast was perfect. I rarely leave a hotel without some negatives, here I have none. The "two David's" are new owners and full of energy and enthusiasm. The place is beautifully decorated... More 

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Dear Mavis. You are too kind and thank you for your lovely review. It was wonderful to meet you and we wished you could have stayed longer. We are delighted you liked the decor, we are working on plans to make some changes over the quiieter months, freshing the rooms and new look to the breakfast room, so you need... More 

Newbury
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Greeted By David with Coffee and Biscuits with an informal chat on everything they and the resort had to offer , the breakfast and specials choices were Fab and catered for all tastes any variation of the selections was freeley offered , the rooms are perfect and spotless , parking is provided along with a fridge which allows for chilling... More 

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Thank you Gary and Anne, for your wonderful review. Great to meet you both. We hope you both managed to recharge the batteries and looking forward to seeing you again. Maybe in the New Year when Gary needs to recover after the festive madness, you too Anne. Thanks again and see you soon. Regards David More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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139 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Very nice place for a weekend away and a really friends mix of guests plus the owners could not be more helpful - they tried to get me fed locally at 10pm!! Not easy in that area so late but the local pub fixed me a Pasty so all good. The breakfast is good at the hotel and the balcony... More 

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Thank John T
HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Thanks John for such a great review. Our wonderful neighbours at the Buccanneer always accommodating and thanks to Marion. I would have rustled up something, but I knew that accompanying pint was equally important to food. We really hope you will return with your partner and we are sourcing a desk for one of the rooms, so you can stay... More 

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 10 September 2016

warm and friendly greeting from our hosts david & david nothing too much trouble , lovely clean room with idylic views from our quaint balcony, first time stay in this b&b wont be our last , made our holiday one to remember... Terry and Mary ( sheffield ) 7 warm and friendly welcome from our hosts david & david ,... More 

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Hi Terry and Mary, Thank you for your lovely review. Great to get to know you both and so happy you enjoyed your stay and stayed longer than you planned. We love that and always delighted when our guests don't want to leave, at least you didn't have to move rooms. Look forward to seeing you back, if you stay... More 

Southern Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Our 3rd stay at this lovely sea view establishment, stayed again last weekend 2nd time with the 2 David's (The A Team). Greeted us on arrival with cofee and biscuits. Chocolates on our towels. We had the pleasure of seeing more of David the cook this visit serving us with a lovely cooked breakfast. Spent some time on the quaint... More 

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Diolch yn fawr Sue. We were delighted when you and Kath returned so soon after your last visit. Our first returning guests, so that makes you extra special. David loves that you enjoy his breakfast so much. We will continue to have David deliver breakfast after my broken finger hopefully heals. Look forward to seeing you both soon, and think... More 

Windsor, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Fantastic weekend at Headland View, where I proposed to my now fiancee, the views from the balcony are stunning, room full of charm even down to the binoculars on the sideboard, very clever touch, breakfast with excellent choice and the cooked breakfast perfect and talking of perfect were the hosts David and David, fun, happy and bright plus a lovely... More 

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HeadlandView, Owner at Headland View, responded to this review

Thanks Nigel for a great review. Delighted everything went to plan on your special weekend. We are looking forward to welcoming you back again. Maybe we can be your anniversary location each year ? See you both soon. Regards David More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AA four star gold award and AA breakfast award. This beautiful Victorian guesthouse with panoramic unobstructed sea views over the spectacular world heritage coast of lyme bay is a fabulous place to stay. Positioned directly on the Babbacombe Downs, the guest house has six individual bedrooms the majority having French doors opening on to balconies with tables and chairs to sit and relax while taking in the magnificent seaviews. Or choose one of our rearview rooms with superking/large twin beds or with four poster bed. The guest house has retained many of its original Victorian features and architecture, with a sun lounge and pretty dinning room, for you to enjoy your traditional freshly prepared and served English breakfast or choose one of the daily specials fruit pancakes, omelette, scrambled eggs with smoked salmon or poached eggs on English toasted muffin. All accompanied by cereals, fresh fruit, fruit compote and toast with conserves and homemade marmalade. A great place to stay for visiting the surrounding area of Torquay, Paighton, Brixham, Dartmouth, Dartmoor and the southwest coastal path. Ideally located for lovely blue flag beaches with a great choice of traditional English pubs and a large variety of restaurants nearby. Spoil yourself and enjoy the view. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Headland View

Address: 37 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $134 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Headland View 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“the seaview rooms with balcony are lovely, it is great to wake up to the wonderful view”
 of 5 bubbles marionn393, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have a private bathroom and some have en-suite facilities”
 of 5 bubbles alanjking, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles mp988, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“balcony rooms fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles terrys999, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms with a balcony recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles SueWilding, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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