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The Downs, Babbacombe

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South Ockendon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We have just arrived home after our second trip to the The Downs this year. We always have fun there and couldn't fault any part of our stay. The food is fantastic and the room is beautiful and fresh. Anyone who puts a bad review about this Hotel is quite clearly not worth listening to! Thank you once again Ed...

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Devon
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

We have popped in the Downs for meals before and always enjoyed the friendly service and homely atmosphere. Thought we'd try an overnight (always wanted to see the views from the balconies) and were not disappointed. The balcony rooms must have one of the best views in the UK, absolutely stunning. The room was beautifully decorated, fresh and clean, however,...

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Just returned from another break at The Downs. People return here time after time. This is because Kate, Ed & the team go above and beyond to ensure you have a great stay. Fabulous food. Lovely rooms.

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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

We have just got back from are summer holiday at the Down's hotel in Babbercome , Torquay. June and I had a wonderful holiday at the hotel. The the staff led by Kate and Ed, made our stay really grate, the room with the sea view from the balcony is really grate, the food was first class, really grate. Being...

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Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We have just had a wonderful time at the Downs with our giant dog. Every need was catered for (ours and his), we could eat in the bar so he could be with us, As a nutritionist, the breakfast was the best and healthiest I have ever been given at any hotel, all fresh fruits and berries, gluten and dairy...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2015

We recently returned to The Downs for a 3 night break & once again had a very warm welcome. We chose our room beforehand & so knew exactly what to expect. Kate & Ed are perfect hosts & we feel extremely 'at home' when we visit. Nothing is too much trouble & hopefully it won't be too long before we...

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Troon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2015

For the sixth year in a row we answer the call of the Downs. This is without doubt our favourite hotel in the U.K., and the view from the balcony in room six is to die for. As always Kate & Ed and the team were there to cater for our every need, thus ensuring two weeks of total relaxation...

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england
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Once again stayed 26th 27th June with doggy and family and rooms clean and fresh tidy and of course dog friendly staff are very helpfull and polite breakfast is a brill experience cooked or continental it's there kate and ed well done will keep comming here with my doggy and try the evening meals there lush and plenty of food

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Essen, Germany
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We travelled for the first time to England and stay for 4 days at the downs. We had 4 wonderful relaxed days at the Hotel at a comfortable room with a balcony with a great seaview. The breakfast and the dinner was very very very ... delicious!! Thomas - Germany

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We returned for a second time, this time taking all the rooms for 2 nights,for a family wedding in Torquay. Kate and Ed were very helpful, even to the point of Ed was going to donate a white shirt when the groom had brought the wrong size. Helpful touches like an iron and ironing board left on the landing of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WINNERS of South Devon B&B, Guest House and Inn of the Year for 2013. 4* GOLD Visit Britain with Breakfast Award 2015 and 4* GOLD AA with Dinner & Breakfast Award for 2015. Situated directly above Babbacombe & Oddicombe beaches, we are a fully licensed family run establishment with 12 en-suite guest rooms, 8 have private balconies which enjoy fabulous unobstructed views across Babbacombe Downs and out over Lyme Bay. We welcome families, young and old, couples and singles alike. All rooms have TVs, direct dial telephones, hospitality trays and free Wi-Fi access. Our spacious restaurant and lounge bar ensures you have plenty of room. Suites are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Downs, Babbacombe

Address: 41-43 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $147 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Downs, Babbacombe 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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