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    Bay Esplanade Hotel

    Sands Road, Paignton TQ4 6EG, England
    011 44 844 499 5710
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    Reviewed 30 April 2016

    This hotel "caters" mainly for coach holiday clientele BUT catering is far from a reasonable standard. During our 4 night stay no meal was worthy of compliment varying from overcooked, undercooked, cold and inedible. Service was poor despite occupancy being approx. 66% of potential. After...More

    5  Thank Esky60
    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 16 May 2016

    Dear Esky 60 Thanks for taking the time to leave a review; we do closely look at each one to help us improve service, good or not-so-good. It’s clear from your review that we failed to live up to your expectations in most of our...More

    Reviewed 14 April 2016

    Excellent holiday for 5 days with Shearings, especially for us mature couples ! The Hotel had a Good position on the front with great food and atmosphere . We had a superb coach driver who lived locally and consequently very knowledgable. Our one minor complaint...More

    3  Thank Mervyn T
    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 16 May 2016

    Dear Mervyn T Thank you for reviewing us. A pleasure to read that you enjoyed your holiday in Paignton, and thanks for choosing the Bay Esplanade. We always strive to offer great value breaks, and appreciate that your review acknowledges this. We’ll pass on your...More

    Reviewed 13 April 2016

    This is our 3rd visit to this hotel as we have relatives in the area and it is a good place to stay whilst visiting. All public rooms were spotless, our room was fine up dated and a bigger bathroom than last time (but no...More

    1  Thank beverly r
    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 16 May 2016

    Dear Beverley r Nice to see you back with us for your 3rd visit. We have an on-going refurbishment program, and have had all public area's refurbished and 70 % of rooms over the last few years, however corridors, whilst having had some redecoration, are...More

    Reviewed 10 April 2016

    me & my husband love this hotel, its convenient for every thing. the harbour is just around the corner for boat trips, shops are just up the street,(ice cream-arcades-cafes bars ) The beach is across the road theres a kiddies play area ,crazy golf &...More

    1  Thank auntysue1
    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 16 April 2016

    Dear auntysue1 Thank you for your great review, describing some of our benefits, including our ideally suited location for the local amenities. Always great to read about someone that’s stayed and will be returning! I note though that you only left us a one star...More

    Reviewed 2 April 2016

    We arrived for a 5 day stay and all was good until first mornings breakfast, it was buffet style, we are ok with serving ourselves to food, just had problems finding it!! the replenishment time of the items of food was far too long, and...More

    2  Thank Pilsbury_29
    Response from greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade HotelResponded 16 April 2016

    Dear paul c Many thanks for giving us your feedback regarding your recent stay here at the Bay Esplanade. Our buffet breakfast is quite new to us, and is now starting to settle down and receive good feedback after some initial settling in problems; apologies...More

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    • US$90 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 84
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    BARBARA G
    19 September 2017|
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    Response from Bob H | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there is a small lift, there are also twin rooms on the ground floor, but request one of these rooms directly to the hotel PRIOR to travelling
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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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    "Rooms 227 and 223 singles not sea view but nice rooms"
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    "don't have 229 tiny bathroom"
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