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10 Best Hotels in Torquay

The Imperial Torquay
4 out of 5
Park Hill Road, Torquay, England
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0.55 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1,268 reviews)

"Amazing view from our good sized room. Very comfortable. With the accommodation deal we had it was excellent value."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

The Imperial Torquay
OYO Orestone Manor
4 out of 5
Rock House Lane, Maidencombe, Torquay, England
per night
3 May - 4 May
4.42 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (79 reviews)

"A fabulous stay in a unique and welcoming hotel. The room had everything we needed and more to be comfortable, the breakfast was excellent and it was easy to feel relaxed."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

OYO Orestone Manor
The Headland Hotel & Spa
3 out of 5
Daddyhole Road, Torquay, England
per night
3 May - 4 May
1 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (136 reviews)

"Room was clean and tidy, although bathroom was tired. Fantastic views from sea view suite. Fruit plate in room was nice touch. Unfortunately dining room and bar were noisy and not conducive to a couple wanting a quiet weekend away, we had to sit in reception area if we didn’t want to join in with ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Feb. 2020

The Headland Hotel & Spa
The Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
Seafront, Torquay, England
per night
3 May - 4 May
1.16 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (986 reviews)

"Like- the friendly, helpful staff, hotel location. Didn’t like- cold, tired building and the wind coming trough the windows, children 5-6 years old using the jacuzzi."…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb. 2020

The Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
2 Belgrave Rd, Torquay, England
per night
4 May - 5 May
0.79 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (199 reviews)
Good in Torquay

"A good quality hotel for the area"…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec. 2019

Waters Edge Hotel
3 out of 5
Torbay Road, Just past Seaway Lane, Torquay, England
per night
30 Apr. - 1 May
1.28 km from city centre
3.4/5 (319 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep. 2019

Waters Edge Hotel
Abbey Sands Hotel
3 out of 5
Belgrave Road, Torquay, England
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0.74 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (434 reviews)

"Very friendly & helpful staff. Made to feel very welcome"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan. 2020

Abbey Sands Hotel
Cary Arms
5 out of 5
Cary Arms, Babbacombe Beach, Torquay, England
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2.18 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (15 reviews)

"I visited with my daughter and 7 nth old granddaughter, the staff were fantastic nothing was too much trouble, polite and friendly. I can highly recommend the Cary Arms as a peaceful and beautiful place to stay."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jun. 2019

Cary Arms
TLH Derwent Hotel
3 out of 5
Belgrave Road, Torquay, England
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1.05 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (138 reviews)

"Lovely hotel good entertainment and food Only problem being room 112 1st floor noisy lifts outside room people talking loud and front of building so noisy we never slept so be worn"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb. 2020

TLH Derwent Hotel
Osborne Hotel
4 out of 5
Hesketh Crescent, Torquay, England
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1.22 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (228 reviews)

"Room and communal areas were very clean. Breakfast was very enjoyable"…"

Reviewed on 11 Feb. 2020

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Visiting Torquay

Budget-minded travelers will find good deals in Torquay, and visitors give high marks for the seaside. Tourists can also enjoy the city's casinos, cocktail bars, and zoo. A top sight in the area is Spacex.

  • There are 177 hotels and other accommodations in Torquay
  • The closest major airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) 30.9 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Plymouth (PLH-Plymouth City) 41.7 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Torquay

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the seaside and these places to visit: Inner Harbour, Torre Abbey Sands, and Meadfoot Beach. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Torquays Dinosaur World and Princess Theatre.

In Torquay, you'll find 177 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday retreat. Below are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Elmdene Hotel - With a stay at this 5-star guesthouse, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a bar, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast.
  • The Briarfields - This 5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • The Wellsway - This 4-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and convenient parking.

A top sight outside the city is Spacex, located 17.8 mi (28.7 from the center of the city.

Getting Around Torquay

With so many choices for transportation, seeing Torquay is simple. To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Torquay Station or Torre Station. You can learn about water travel options at the port.

Dressing for Torquay

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 52°F during the day and 39°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 65°F, while the average at night is 42°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 66°F with nighttime averages of 51°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 61°F and nighttime averages of 41°F
  • Torquay gets about 1.02 inches of rain per year
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 66°F, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 39°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Torquay?
Elmdene Hotel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 5-star guesthouse offers free WiFi and free parking. Other top choices based on reviews include Ascot House Hotel and Villa Marina.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Torquay, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Torquay.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Torquay?
Based on reviews, The Richmond Hotel is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Wayfarer Guest House and The Heritage Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Torquay?
The Heritage Hotel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices for your stay with the children include OYO Orestone Manor and Osborne Hotel. Also, attractions such as Living Coasts and Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Torquay?
The Grand Hotel is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a full-service spa and a restaurant for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include OYO Yardley Manor Hotel and The Imperial Torquay.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Torquay?
Elmdene Hotel is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with an outdoor pool and free breakfast. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Babbacombe Palms and Osborne Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Babbacombe Beach or Torre Abbey Sands.
What's the best high-end hotel in Torquay?
Linden House is a 5-star B&B with a restaurant and spa services, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. The Briarfields and The Grand Hotel are other upscale choices for your trip.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Torquay?
The Albaston is a favourite 5-star B&B with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 2 bars and free breakfast. The Hillcroft Boutique Unique - Guest House and Linden House are other boutique-style choices.
What's the best golf hotel in Torquay?
OYO Yardley Manor Hotel is a 3-star B&B featuring free WiFi and digital TV, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Garway Lodge and Mount Nessing Hotel. You can tee off at Torquay Golf Club during your trip.
How is it to stay in Torquay?
Travellers to Torquay give high marks for the seaside and lively bar scene. Welcoming and quaint, this city also attracts tourists with its spas. Top sights in the city include Princess Theatre and Babbacombe Beach. In Torquay, there are 398 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Torquay?
Cultural venues in the city include Princess Theatre, Torquay Museum and Bygones Victorian Museum. Attractions such as Living Coasts and Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens are fun for everyone, not just children. Notable city landmarks such as Torre Abbey and Babbacombe Cliff Railway might be worth a visit.
What's the best way to get around Torquay?
To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Torquay Station or Torre Station. You can learn about options for water transport at the port.

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