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Great places to stay in Torquay

Take a break and relax at one of Devon's most popular resorts

Do you like to be beside the seaside?

Of course you do. To help you on your way, we've selected some of the best places to stay in Torquay. They're all AA rated, and each location has been awarded a gold or silver award based on the hospitality offered.

Gold Star Award

Kingston House

This Victorian house is a short stroll from the seafront with an inviting guest lounge where tea and cakes are offered upon arrival. Kingston House is only a short 10-minute stroll from the beach, and has a formal dining room and comfortable bedrooms.

The Downs, Babbacombe

This elegant 1850s building has a seafront terrace with views across Lyme Bay, alongside a lounge and spacious restaurant. Expect a warm welcome, and a forecourt café to enjoy during the summer.

The Cleveland

The Cleveland is a family-run establishment with a modern bar and lounge which has a south-facing sun terrace and garden. It's located a short walking distance from Abbey Sands beach, the town centre and the harbour, which makes it an ideal location for those wanting to explore Torquay.

Silver Star Award


Located only 350 metres from the harbour, this Edwardian house offers rooms overlooking the Torwood Gardens as well an inviting guest lounge and dining area. The house has free parking on site with an intimate bar and cosy interior that helps create a homely feel.

The Robin Hill

Perched on the top of a hill, The Robin Hill is a charming bed and breakfast that is located only ten minutes walk from the harbour, restaurants and shopping centre. Guests can relax in the modern lounge and enjoy a meal in the light, airy dining room which overlooks the lush Torwood Gardens.


Peppers is an Edwardian building that provides quality and comfort for its guests with a spacious lounge and private bar. It's only a short distance from the harbour, and has a modern dining room and sun terrace. Expect a generous choice at breakfast.

Linden House

This grand Victorian house in Torquay offers elegance and charm as it combines classic style with modern luxury. The house has a relaxing lounge with stunning views overlooking the gardens as well as large and airy bedrooms.

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