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The Elmdene

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10/07/2017 11/07/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Owners have re decorated many parts, replaced lighting and up graded plumbing. Excellent finishes all round and, as always, spotlessly clean. David and Tracey make you feel so welcome. This is a first class B&B and the Breakfast is superb.

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Hi Lee and Lorraine It was good to see you again and thank you for your kind comments, we are so happy you had another great stay here at The Elmdene, look forward to your return, Best Wishes Tracy and David

West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This was our second visit to The Elmdene since we discovered it last October. It is beautifully maintained and Tracy and David are so friendly and helpful and the breakfast is exceptionally good. The location is ideal and very convenient for exploring near or far, we spent a lot of time on Dartmoor, but there is so much more to...

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Hi Malcolm and Helen Thank you for a fantastic review, It was lovely to see you both again, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay here at The Elmdene, and look forward to seeing you again soon, our very best wishes Tracy and David

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Tracey and David were very welcoming upon arrival. Lovely hotel in a good location. We would highly recommend this hotel. The breakfast was amazing with plenty to choose from. Came home feeling very relaxed and re-energised

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

It was lovely to share our home with you, and thank you for your kind comments, hope to see you again soon, all the best, Tracy and David

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Perfect getaway! Great location close to all major sites only a couple minutes away from the train station and beach. The room was spacious, comfortable and elegantly decorated we particularly enjoyed the fluffy bathrobes and extra touches provided. Fantastic breakfast every morning spoilt for choice. Tracy and David are such wonderful hosts they really went the extra mile to make...

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

We are pleased you had a great time here at The Elmdene, and hope to see you again soon, our very best wishes, Tracy & David

Reigate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The Elmdene is first class accommodation. David & Tracy, the proprietors, could not do enough for us. Located in an ideal position for visiting Torbay with plenty of parking. Would have no hesitation in returning or recommending to others.

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Hi Tim and Pat, thank you so much for your wonderful review of The Elmdene, we do appreciate you taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure meeting you both. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay here with us at The Elmdene, Best wishes to you both, Tracy & David

Aachen, Germany
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Beautiful room with lots of amenities (coffee, tea, small fridge, bathrobes, slippers, iron and board, shoe shine kit, sewing kit, hairdryer), very nice and modern bathroom, everything absolutely spotless. Superb breakfast with lots of choices. Very friendly hosts. Central but quiet area near railway station and seaside.

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

We are so pleased you had a great stay Here at The Elmdene, you will always be very welcome, Best Wishes Tracy & David

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights last week in room 1, lovely room large, light and airy with a king sized bed. In the room as well as the usual furniture there was a proper dressing table with a nice mirror on top as well as a magnifying make up mirror, very handy when you get to a certain age! Free...

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely detailed review, we are so glad you enjoyed The Elmdene, Best wishes David & Tracy

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Lovely comfortable cosy room, quiet location, excellent breakfasts, Well appointed rooms. David and Tracy the proprietors made is feel at home and did everything possible to make our stay enjoyable. Hotel not far from railway station so day rail trips easy to arrange. A short walk along the promenade and your in Torquay. A real gem of a hotel, we...

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Hi Rodger & Sheila We are both very pleased you had an excellent break here at The Elmdene, and that you felt at home, we look forward to seeing you again next year, Our very best wishes, Tracy & David

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Mu Husband and myself have just spent a 10 Holiday in Torquay staying at the excellent Elmdene B&B. We could have not asked for a better place to stay. David and Tracy the owners were perfect hosts who were very friendly and very informative on the area with the best places to visit, eat etc. The Breakfast was to die...

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Hi Kevin & Debbie We are so glad you had a fantastic time here at The Elmdene, it was great to share our home with you, looking forward to seeing you next year, all the best Tracy & david

Hermitage
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Lovely, comfortable place. Big rooms and just about everything you could possibly want in them. Excellent location too. Friendly, down to earth hosts. Would definitely stay there again if returning to Torquay.

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David J, Owner at The Elmdene, responded to this review

Hi S & L So pleased you enjoyed your stay here at The Elmdene, We hope you decide to return to the bay, and look forward to seeing you again soon, Best wishes Tracy & David

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elmdene is quality 5 star visit britain graded guest accommodation, situated on the level in a tree lined road opposite open parkland. We have six en-suite bedrooms, we offer free onsite parking and free wi-fi. We are a short level walk to the seafront, train station and conference centre. The town and harbour are within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elmdene

Address: Rathmore Road, Torquay TQ2 6NZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $169 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Elmdene 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room and bed was very comfortable.”
edwardkD4467GI, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 2 & 3 are good. Its the only rooms weve stayed in.”
Royboydursley, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are perfect, we love room 6 at the top of the hotel.”
rogerjohns2n, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“We have had three rooms now and all excellent. For elderly first floor recommended”
HarryBuckinghamshire, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room one for a view at the front of the hotel, Room six for a cosy room at the top.”
rogerjohns2n, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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