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    The Downs, Babbacombe

    41-43 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
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    Reviewed 30 April 2016

    Just returned from another break away as part of golf society , Kate and Ed were as ever fantastic hosts and always go that extra bit further to make sure all our needs were met , extremely comfortable rooms and supurb home cooked food ,...More

    1  Thank MabelJonesbarry
    Response from Kate W, Owner at The Downs, BabbacombeResponded 22 May 2016

    Thank you for leaving us such a lovely review. We don't feel our season has truly started until our 'Welsh boys' have visited, and we really appreciate your return custom - taking us over exclusively for 3 nights - over the last 5 years. We...More

    Reviewed 28 April 2016

    We enjoyed a holiday at The Downs around 20 years ago so with it's convenient location close to Torquay and other interesting places to visit and our happy memories of our "room with a view" it was the obvious choice for a return visit to...More

    Thank Rosemary B
    Response from Kate W, Owner at The Downs, BabbacombeResponded 22 May 2016

    Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad we lived up to expectations on your return visit. You are totally correct, some of our rooms are not the largest due to the limitations that these lovely old houses pose us, but we...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2016

    Second time we have stayed at the Downs, the views from all the room's are fabulous , we love it. We were made to feel very welcome from the minute we arrived ,and they are dog friendly, which is a big bonus for us.....Kate &...More

    1  Thank sadie u
    Reviewed 25 April 2016

    Just stayed for 2 nights at The Downs, very friendly couple Ed & Kate nothing was to much trouble , breakfast great choice , fresh strawberries,Raspberries etc ...plus full English....I booked a single & dog room . Lovely surprise in room dog bowl, towel &...More

    1  Thank sistersWarwickshire
    Reviewed 20 April 2016

    It's a gem of a place, easy to find, easy to stay at, easy to have a good time at The Downs in Babbacombe. Kate and Ed are lovely people and can cook up a storm. They love dogs but are very practical as not...More

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    • Beachfront
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    • US$87 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Polly S
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    Response from Kate W | Property representative |
    We are located directly above 2 beaches Oddicombe & Babbacombe, about a 10 - 15 minute walk. We have lots of information about our ares including beaches on our website or please feel free to call me on 01803 328543. Kind... More
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