We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Shirley Hotel

Orbitz.comUSD 99*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 119*
USD 99*
Great Deal
USD 103*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Professional photos
Shirley Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

645 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 629: English reviews
Start your review of Shirley Hotel
 Click to rate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back home from a short break with my husband at Shirley Hotel. Lovely room, clean and comfortable and plenty of storage space for clothes. Breakfast was excellent and we were well looked after by our hosts Nick and Chen. There is fresh milk available in a refrigerator on the first floor, also a water dispenser and iron and ironing...

Thank Katrina B
Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel seems to be well run and organised by the two hosts, the rooms are spacious enough with great veiws of the land and some sea. Although the 'honest bar' is quite expensive, which i was surprised by as most B&B's are normally reasonable on the price of their beverages. Beds are very comfy, just not nice to be...

Thank seangarrity5
Amesbury, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Shirley is a very homely, welcoming bed and breakfast which is within walking distance from the harbour and all the bars and restaurants. There is onsite parking but you can park on the road on weekends free of charge. Nick and Chen are lovely hosts and work hard to provide their guests with a very comfortable stay. We had...

Thank Tracy L
Köping, Västmanlands Län, Sweden
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This s an typical English "Fawlty Towers style" hotel, but with excellent staff that provides a real feeling of the English Riviera. I can racommend this Place, they have a guest parking, which is needed beacuse parking space is a shortage. Walking distance to the harbour and several restaurants and pubs

Thank Michael A
Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This is a nice hotel, run by the owners and located a short walk, about 5 minutes, from the heart of Torquay, ideally located for easy access to restaurants and shopping. There is a small car park which will accommodate 4 or 5 cars in the grounds of the hotel. I was met by Nick on arrival, who greeted me...

Thank Jonathan W
south wales
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Not for people with limited mobility, but otherwise a fab hotel, great hosts, great food, spotlessly clean. There is an outdoor pool but the weather wasn't good so didn't use it, but looking forward to staying there again this year

Thank bigsue4
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Whilst our room was compact and the facilities a little dated, the bed was comfy the room clean, equipped with all you might need and was quiet. We'd certainly return without hesitation. Some people might need to be aware that there are a number of steps to be negotiated from the carpark, but this was not a problem for us....

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Warm friendly welcome from Nick Who dealt with my poor joke about a Fawlty Towers sketch and needing a room with view as if he hadn't heard it before Thankyou Nick The room was clean with good facility's Although a bit tired but has Nick explained they are new owners and the hotel is a work in progress I wish...

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stayed here for three nights Weather was not kind but a very enjoyable stay Lovely room, comfy bed and pillows, good shower and good breakfast Nick and Chen are extremely pleasant people and nothing was too much trouble Unfortunately due to personal reasons has to return home a day early Due to booking through booking.com nick was not able to...

Thank holidayqueen52
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for one night in March and found everything to be excellent, the hotel and room is in good order and the rooms have all of the extras including bottled water and sweets. The hospitality tray includes biscuits and plenty of tea or coffee as well as hot chocolate sachets, the toiletries in the shower room are quite comprehensive...

Thank oebep

80 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (55)
Bathroom (1)
Room/Suite (10)
View from Room (3)
Hotel & Grounds (10)
Dining (2)
Other (29)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (25)
Dining (4)
Room/Suite (5)
Other (16)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Torquay hotels
0.7 km away
The Imperial Torquay
The Imperial Torquay
#23 of 88 in Torquay
2,664 reviews
0.4 km away
Lincombe Hall Hotel
Lincombe Hall Hotel
#10 of 88 in Torquay
600 reviews
4.3 km away
The Orestone Manor
The Orestone Manor
#6 of 88 in Torquay
472 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.2 km away
Torcroft Boutique B&B
Torcroft Boutique B&B
#11 of 148 in Torquay
219 reviews
0.3 km away
Haytor Hotel
Haytor Hotel
#8 of 88 in Torquay
998 reviews
0.0 km away
The Redholme
The Redholme
#2 of 148 in Torquay
453 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm welcome awaits you at The Shirley, which not only provides Visit England Four Star accredited accommodation but also boasts a Visit England Breakfast Award. Individually styled and situated in a quiet road close to Torquay Harbour, restaurants, bars and shops, this family run Victorian villa still retains much of its original charm and character. Whether your visit is for business or leisure, the cosy and friendly atmosphere at The Shirley will provide you with happy memories of your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shirley Hotel

Address: 66 Braddons Hill Road East, Torquay TQ1 1HF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $116 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shirley Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Orbitz, Hotwire, Priceline, Booking.com, Expedia, Cheap Tickets, Cancelon and TripOnline SA so you can book your Shirley Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Shirley Hotel staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Shirley Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Front first floor rooms have best view large windows and of course less stairs.”
kevinjaynes, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If stairs are not your strong point ask for lower floor, can be very warm on top floor at night.”
jacquelineh369, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a front facing room”
neilh289, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the front have better views”
LizzleBrizzle, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“they were all of a high standard”
Q422OWmarkb, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
USD 99* /night
View Deal
PricelineUSD 103
CancelonUSD 119
View all 8 deals
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates