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John Burton-Race Hotel & Restaurant

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Overview
Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HG England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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28 Oct.29 Oct.
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All reviews grosvenor hotel richardson group richardson hotels indoor pool lady on reception sunday lunch three course meal sun terrace lounge bar booked this hotel fantastic location per night couldn't fault stayed for one night first class night stay cooked to perfection
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our holiday with the john Burton - Race hotel for 5 days last week in September, the hotel was rebranded to the Abbey Sands Hotel a couple of weeks prior to our leaving, however, this did not have any effect on our break....More

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying here for second time this year Very dog friendly leave little treats for your pets very welcoming rooms clean staff friendly and accommodating. Looking forward to returning next month . Breakfast very nice no complaints what so ever

Thank SHAUN B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 1 night. The room was comfortable and quiet by night but does need updating. Looked like the carpet had been down for over 20 years. If you park in their car park at the front of the building it's an extra...More

2  Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have stayed two previous times at this hotel, both times John Bright was the Chief, wonderful , excellent, and very enjoyable. We arrived here yesterday, only to find out he has left, 1st September, so disappointed, We eat in their restaurant last night, food...More

3  Thank lauren186402
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the John Burton-Race hotel for a wedding and we had a very nice stay. The wedding itself was wonderful - the garden setting, the staff and the food were all lovely and a good time was had by all. The rooms are slightly...More

Thank Catherine C
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About
Description
John Burton-Race Hotel & Restaurant is located within walking distance of the beach at Torquay and boasts 47 bedrooms as well as two swimming pools, one indoor and what outdoor. With a stunning restaurant that caters More for both guests and private diners, under the Management of John Burton-Race, who daily creates menus inspired by his "French Leave" TV series and the Michelin starred establishments he has run during his career. With a beautiful lounge, open fires and relaxed atmosphere this is the perfect retreat for a long weekend away of a summer vacation. Our staff are all fully trained and can ensure your every wish is catered for. The hotel has been subject to major refurbishment and on-going investment to ensure it meets with the exacting needs of our guests and diners. Parking is also available onsite at a charge of £7 per night this is subject to availability and booking is essential please contact the hotel directly to arrange this. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
47
Price range
USD 69 - USD 178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Grosvenor Hotel Torquay
Also Known As
Torquay Grosvenor Hotel
,
Torquay Hotel Grosvenor
,
Grosvenor Hotel Torquay
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
47
Price range
USD 69 - USD 178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Grosvenor Hotel Torquay
Also Known As
Torquay Grosvenor Hotel
,
Torquay Hotel Grosvenor
,
Grosvenor Hotel Torquay
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
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Traveller (75)
Room & Suite (25)
Dining (21)
Pool & Beach (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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RajeshJ746
25 September 2018|
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Response from lauren186402 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the hotel has changed it name to the Abbey Sands Hotel, It is still in the same group of hotel with the same owner. John Bright left on the 1st September, as far as we could find out, we were very disappointed because... More
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Rebecca R
8 July 2018|
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Response from davidcB2049HO | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the hotel accepts dogs if you inform the hotel at the time of booking. There is a charge of £15 per dog per night and the hotel has allocated dog friendly rooms. Dogs are not allowed in the restaurant however they are... More
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beginnertoav
11 May 2018|
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Response from Julie A | Property representative |
Hi There, depending on how busy the hotel is you can book a parking space and the reception team will be able to help. Please call 01803-294373 and advise of your expected date and time of arrival so they can check... More
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Room Tips
"This hotel has sea views. Two pools one indoor & one outdoor."
Sarahjh2025
3 Sep. 2018
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"avoid at all cost"
llangattock
20 Aug. 2018
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"My room overlooked the car park and was very quiet."
howszat
20 Jul. 2018
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"Don’t bother"
carolmE7383HI
17 Jul. 2018
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