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    The Downs, Babbacombe

    41-43 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
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    1 - 5 of 372 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Absolutely amazing stay. Really welcomed and enjoyed our stay. The little touches really help. Cotton buds cotton wool balls. Hot chocolate. Shampoo. Sewing kits. And the Breakfast was amazing too. Just amazing. Highly recommend 5+.

    Thank Nadine1224
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Thank you to all at the Downs for making Mother, & Penny the chihuahua's, stay so enjoyable. They had a thoroughly wonderful time, saying ''the balcony room was lovely with fabulous sea views and the location was perfect for their excursions and walks''. I'm sure...More

    Thank ccdavidh
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Five stars and i would stay here again after first visit this weekend. Lovely atmosphere and immaculately presented. Straightforward easy parking available by arrangement for a small price. The rooms are light and airy with beautiful furnishings and bedding. Breakfast was delightful with various options...More

    Thank Kismet08
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Spent 6 fabulous days at The Downs .The beds were very comfy,rooms clean and the doggy touches were lovely.Ed and his staff were wonderful,breakfast was superb with nothing being too much trouble,would highly recommend.

    Thank nancylynn2017
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The Downs is a family friendly lovely B&B. The room we stayed in was a good size with very comfy beds, clean and well presented. The Breakfast was great with fresh fruit which was lovely. Small niggle if you want poached eggs on toast ask...More

    Thank Radeph
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • USD 82 - USD 142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    Polly S
    4 January 2015|
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    Response from Kate W | Property representative |
    We are located directly above 2 beaches Oddicombe & Babbacombe, about a 10 - 15 minute walk. We have lots of information about our ares including beaches on our website or please feel free to call me on 01803 328543. Kind... More
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    "rooms with a balcony have wonderful views over the bay"
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    "All rooms are good but the balcony rooms are really great lovely views"
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