The Palace Hotel - Torquay

Babbacombe Road, Torquay, United Kingdom, TQ1 3IG  show map
 4 stars
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The Palace Hotel - Torquay

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi in rooms

Free parking
Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa center

Overview

The Palace Hotel boasts positioning close to Bygones, Princess Theatre and Inner Harbour, offering 141 rooms and featuring a sundeck, a swimming pool and a library. The hotel was opened in 1921 and remains an example of Victorian architecture in Torquay ever since.

The hotel is placed in a leisure area, a short walk from a museum and a theater. It is about 5 km away from the center of Torquay.

The hotel is easy access to the sandy beach in Torquay.

The property enjoys excellent location within a 30-minute drive to Exeter airport.

Rooms

Offering free Wi-Fi, an iron with ironing board, a minibar, a storage space and TV, airy guestrooms boast a classic interior. Some rooms at The Palace Hotel have a view over the garden. They feature bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Different dishes of French cuisine are served at the restaurant. Offering various dining options, The Palace Hotel and Ninos Italian Restaurant are about 10-minute walk away.

Services

Business guests will appreciate a business center, a photocopier and an exhibition space available on site.

Relax

Leisure facilities in The Palace Hotel include a tennis court and a golf course. Such activities as mini golf and squash are also provided.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   141.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Fitness center
  • Mini golf
  • Squash

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/ Child services
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa center
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Babbacombe Road, Torquay, United Kingdom, TQ1 3IG

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City Center
  • Torquay
    4.4 km
Airports
  • Exeter (EXT)
    29.9 km
  • Bus stop
    2.2 km
Restaurants
  • The Masons Arms (cuisine: British)
    590 m
  • Peppercorn (cuisine: Mediterranean, English)
    620 m
Beaches
  • Meadfoot Beach
    1.7 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    141

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Palace Hotel - Torquay Torquay location
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        Hotel Address:

        Babbacombe Road, Torquay, United Kingdom, TQ1 3IG

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Torquay
          4.4 km
        Airports
        • Exeter (EXT)
          29.9 km
        • Bus stop
          2.2 km
        Restaurants
        • The Masons Arms (cuisine: British)
          590 m
        • Peppercorn (cuisine: Mediterranean, English)
          620 m
        Beaches
        • Meadfoot Beach
          1.7 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  4 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of rooms:
          141

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedTorquayThe Palace Hotel

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Art Affair - 2.0 km
        • Torre Abbey Historic House & Gallery - 2.7 km
        • Fred Gray Artist - 3.1 km
        • Ark Gallery & Framing Studio - 3.9 km

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 4.3 km

        Places of interest

        • Ellacombe Conservative Club - 1.3 km
        • Meadfoot Beach - 1.6 km
        • Torwood Conservative Club - 1.8 km

        Convention centers

        • Babbacombe Model Village, Babbacombe - 1.4 km

        Amusement

        • Amf Bowling - 1.7 km
        • Showboat Casino Slots - 1.8 km
        • Central Cinema - 1.8 km
        • Riviera - 1.9 km
        • Gala Clubs - 1.9 km
        • K's Amusements - 1.9 km
        • Harbour Amusements - 1.9 km
        • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club - 2.1 km
        • Riley Snooker Club - 2.1 km
        • Torquay Hi-Flyer - 2.4 km
        • Dance Leaders - 2.8 km
        • Kings Bowling Club - 3.3 km

        Stadiums

        • Torquay United FC - 1.2 km

        Museums

        • Torquay Museum - 1.4 km
        • Bygones Museum - 1.6 km

        Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

        • Living Coasts - 2.0 km
        • Living Coasts Ltd - 2.1 km

        Theaters

        • Babbacombe Theatre - 600 m
        • Princess Theatre - 2.1 km

        Local attractions

        • Babbacombe Model Village - 1.5 km
          Hampton Ave, Torquay
        • Meadfoot Beach - 1.7 km
          Meadfoot Road, Torquay
        • Living Coasts - 2.1 km
          Beacon Quay, Torquay
        • Bygones - 1.6 km
          Fore Street, Torquay
        • Inner Harbour - 1.9 km
          TorquayEngland

        Near the hotel

        • Kents Cavern - 560 m
          Ilsham Rd, Torquay
        • Torquay Museum - 1.4 km
          529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay
        • Babbacombe - 1.2 km
          TorquayEngland

        Restaurants nearby

        • The Masons Arms - 590 m

          Address: 110-112 Babbacombe Road

          83% likes this, based on 49 reviews
          Cuisine: British

        • Lavani - 650 m

          Address: 35 Ilsham Road,
          Phone: 01803-203040

          72% likes this, based on 164 reviews
          Cuisine: Indian, Asian fusion, Vegetarian
          Price Range: CAD 12 - CAD 55

        • Ninos Italian Restaurant - 660 m

          Address: 35 Ilsham Road
          Phone: 01803 293025

          70% likes this, based on 41 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian

        • Peppercorn - 620 m

          Address: 135 Babbacombe Road
          Phone: 01803322664

          78% likes this, based on 99 reviews
          Cuisine: Mediterranean, English
          Price Range: CAD 35 - CAD 362

        • The Palace Hotel - 640 m

          Address: Babbacombe Road
          Phone: 44 (0)1803 200200

          74% likes this, based on 47 reviews

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  4 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of rooms:
          141

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        The Palace Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Palace Hotel

        Average guest rating

        7.4out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 186 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        4.0
        Rooms
        2.0
        Service
        3.0
        Value
        2.0

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          6.2

          The staff were excellent and the service top notch

          Although rated as 4 star. It was not 4 star as most would expect. The rooms are dated and in need of refurbishment.

        • Couple
          7.0

          Good, old fashioned service levels from well trained staff.

          The en-suite bathroom although clean, was in need of refurbishment.

        • Single
          8.2

          Location was excellent and the friendliness of the staff

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          The staff, service and food are absolutely first class

        • Single
          7.8

          The staff were very friendly and accommodating. There were ample car parking facilities, and although it's sited on a main road, the room was quiet.

        • Couple
          9.6

          We booked the last double room at the Ansteys Lea on the day and were given a better room than expected. Excellent value for money, I would recommend this hotel to anyone!

        • Group of friends
          7.4

          The hotel has a certain amount of old fashioned elegaance. And the experience of sitting on the terrace with a drink looking down on to the grounds was beautiful.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          Very friendly welcome. Clean and attactive rooms, with good-sized bathrooms, and very comfortable beds. Excellent breakfast.

        • Older travelers
          6.6

          I enjoyed the dinning room food was excellent and evening piano just icing on the cake

          I did not like the lounge area very shabby no entertainment not even back ground music waiter in a hurry to serve coffee and send us of to bed

        • Group of friends
          9.2

          The owner was very friendly and helpful. We were a group of hens and he was very understanding. Would definately stay here again if i was to revisit Torquay. Approx 10-15min walk to the harbour which is downhill so not so bad. Coming back is best to get a taxi!!

          There was nothing I did not like about this hotel. Only point i would raise is that the swimming pool is no longer there this isnt stated on the Booked.net website.

        • Single
          6.6

          convenient location with reasonable stay, but wouldnt stay again

          shower was limited to luke warm. Owner was barely forthcoming when asked for more coffee etc sachets, had to buy a jar !!!

        • Group of friends
          4.2

          The hotel was two thirds building site on arrival, bar and restraunt closed however he did say he could cook breakfast for us for 5 pounds each, We decided to decline as the dining area had been put next to the bar room and was icy cold. If it had been advertised as being refurbished we would have booked elswhere Very disappointed

        • Older travelers
          6.2

          The service in the restaurant and the quality of the evening meal was of particular note

          The size and standard of the en-suite bathroom was particularly poor for a 4* hotel

        • Single
          3.2

          Mouldy walls. poor access. lumpy bed that was two singles pushed together so you fell down the middle making it hard to sleep. not at all how it is portrayed in the brochure. seems run down.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The staff,service and food were excellent,nothing was to much trouble.As golfer and swimmers and keen gardeners it ticked all my boxes. Also as I am 63 and my wife 62 we felt young.Will definately stay at the Palace again

        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Palace Hotel - Torquay Torquay location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Babbacombe Road, Torquay, United Kingdom, TQ1 3IG

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Torquay
          4.4 km
        Airports
        • Exeter (EXT)
          29.9 km
        • Bus stop
          2.2 km
        Restaurants
        • The Masons Arms (cuisine: British)
          590 m
        • Peppercorn (cuisine: Mediterranean, English)
          620 m
        Beaches
        • Meadfoot Beach
          1.7 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  4 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of rooms:
          141

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedTorquayThe Palace Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

        Use Badge