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    Bay Esplanade Hotel

    Sands Road, Paignton TQ4 6EG, England
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    • Excellent25%
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This was a Shearing's holiday and so wasn't expecting the Ritz. Food was excellent and the staff commendable. Dining area and bar area were fine. The decor in the rest of hotel was tired and depressing, with worn out stair carpets and a hike to...More

    Thank mooms4u
    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Dear mooms4u. Thank you for reviewing us. Glad you liked our staff and food. We are constantly refurbishing to improve our look, and are working hard to improve the hotel’s appearance, we have had all public areas, Harbour Bar, Rivera bar, all lounges, the restaurant...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Upon arrival I had been allocated a second floor rom with bath, which I had discussed with Shearings and explained why I needed a lower floor romm with shower over bath, which they agred to reserve for me. The hotel explained that the request from...More

    Thank Phil B
    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Phil B. Thank you for trying us, and taking the time to leave a review. We are disappointed that our small bathrooms were detrimental to your holiday enjoyment. Unfortunately, none of the bathrooms here are particularly large, be it with bath or shower. We...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Traveled to Paignton as part of a Shearings 5 day midweek Leisure break. The Bay Esplanade is a typical Shearings hotel, ageing, seen better days & in the process of being upgraded. We were allocated room 205. Compact, minute Bathroom but clean & perfectly adequate...More

    Thank Bob H
    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Bob H. Many thanks for your 4 star review. We’ll forward your comments to your waitress Sarah and relay you’ve given her an ‘honourable’ mention, she is a lovely lass, and the ‘steering wheel operative’ who I am hoping you enjoyed your excursions with....More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed on Shearings Leisure Break. Our only negative comment was the very tiny bathroom. It was rather difficult to manoeuvre in such a tiny space however this hotel is an old building and they have done their best to fit all the essentials in. Room...More

    Thank kimhQ7187YF
    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear kimhQ7187YF. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Pleased that you generally had a pleasant stay with us. Our bathrooms here are rather ‘bijou’ but I’m pleased this wasn’t too detrimental to your stay. As you mentioned, any guests...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    An excellently situated hotel on the promenade facing the sea. A few minutes walk to the harbour, pier and shops. Try a ferry ride to Brixham or Torquay - excellent value at only £3.00 return. Very pleasant helpful staff in all areas. Refurbished dining room...More

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    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Pat V Thank you for your 5 star review! We are fortunate to be in a great position as you stated; on the seafront, and right near to the shops, one of our many redeeming features! Pleased that you had a great all round...More

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    • US$127 - US$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Claire P
    6 August 2017|
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    Response from greer68 | Property representative |
    Thank you for your enquiry. I am sorry but we do not have any family rooms here, only doubles, twins and single, one with internal adjoining doors either, sorry.
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    plum4_12
    18 April 2017|
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    Response from greer68 | Property representative |
    Hi Plum4_12, room 217 does have a fully open-able window, there is a restrictor on each side, which you can press to release to full opening. kind regards General Manager
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    slippers2013
    14 April 2017|
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    Response from greer68 | Property representative |
    Hi slippers2, We do not have any gardens, but have a lovely patio area, with seating, which is a real sun-trap area. We do of course have a fantastic expanse of lawned gardens on the seafront and a fabulous beach just... More
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    "Don't get a top floor room"
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    "Do not go here as all rooms have the same inadequate shower boycott the hotel"
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    "Pay the extra an get a sea view room.They are worth it."
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    "Ask for a refurbished room!!!"
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