The hotel was built in 1866. This comfortable and modern beach hotel comprises a total of 151 rooms including 17 suites, with the rooms distributed over 7 floors. Guests are welcomed in the elegant lobby, which offers a 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-out service, as well as a hotel safe and lift access to the upper floors. Facilities on offer to guests include a hairdressing salon and a games room. Guests can enjoy a drink at the cosy bar, and dine in the restaurant. Conference facilities are available to business travellers. Guests can enjoy the convenience of Internet access (fees apply). They can also take advantage of the room and laundry services (for an additional fee). Those arriving by car may leave their vehicles in the hotel car park or garage (fees apply).
The hotel is situated directly by the cliffs of the English Riviera. In addition, guests will find plenty of shopping venues, bars and restaurants in the vicinity. The nearest sandy beach is around 1.6 km away. Living Coasts is around 5 minutes away on foot, while Kents Cavern is approximately 20 minutes' walk away. Travelling by public transport, guests can reach Paignton Zoo in around 45 minutes and the Steam Railway in about 40 minutes. Dartmouth is roughly a 45-minute drive away. Exeter Airport is around 42 km away, while Plymouth Airport is about 55 km away. It is around 142 km to Bristol Airport and Bournemouth International Airport is approximately 171 km away from the hotel.
The hotel offers tastefully furnished and comfortable rooms. All rooms come with an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer. Rooms also come equipped with a direct dial telephone, hire safe and minibar. Standard in-room amenities include Internet access (additional fees apply). Furthermore, central heating is provided in all accommodation as standard.
The hotel features an indoor and an outdoor swimming pool, one of which is heated (fees apply). They can also relax on the sun terrace with sun loungers and parasols (for a fee). Guests can work out in the gym, or relax in the sauna (fees apply to each). They may also wish to relax on the sandy beach.
A breakfast buffet is available each morning at the hotel. Lunch is offered from a set menu. Dinner either be taken à la carte, or selected from a set menu.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
Guests arriving from the M5 should turn off the M5 at Exit 31 and drive onto the A38. Continue onto the A380, which leads to Torquay (signposted). Follow signs for the A3022 (signposted as The Seaside) and upon reaching the beach road, take a left, following signs to the harbour. At the roundabout, take the second exit in the direction of Victoria Parade. The harbour is now on the right-hand side. Take a right turn uphill to Beacon Hill and Park Hill Road. The hotel entrance is the second on the right-hand side.
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