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Just returned from a 5 day stay at the Bay Esplanade Hotel. I reviewed this hotel following a stay, back in 2015 and rated it very good. I can honestly say this hotel now warrants an excellent rating. The hotel itself is not 5 star, but the staff certainly provide a 5 star service. All the staff are friendly, polite,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for the weekend on a Shearing weekend break. The hotel was near the sea and the main bus station and rail station for trips to other destinations such as Brixham, Dartmouth, Totnes. We stayed in a basic room which was clean and the beds were comfortable. The shower room was rather small and could do with an...

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Havant, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great 4 night break wth Shearings. Staff were excellent, food was plentiful and of great standard and service was fast and efficient. Breakfast was self service which did cause a few queues at times but the cooked breakfast was always replenished quickly and cooked perfectly. Yes the bedrooms are small and the bathroom tiny but you don't spend...

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Thank Linda W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a Shearing 5 day mid week break. The hotel is spotlessly clean, all the staff were very friendly. The food was plentiful and good. We had a sea view room with a bath ! No toiletries. 4 free drinks each per night. The only down side for us was the allocated times for breakfast. 8. 8.15 and....

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Thank beverly r
Bolton
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Esplanade Hotel Paignton. My wife and I stayed in this lovely seaside hotel late in 2016. For three nights. Upon arrival we were immediately impressed with the very classy reception area. The staff were equally impressive, being very professional, helpful and smiling. Very quickly allocating our room which had a spectacular sea view was extremely clean. Well fitted and...

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Thank jikabob
Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellently located hotel, level walk on seafront, bus and railway stations close by, as is the town centre. The hotel service was friendly and efficient, the restaurant was very well managed to serve 3 coaches as well as private guests. My room was sea facing , 2nd floor very close to the lift and stairs. I will be revisiting this...

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1Thank rod d
Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for three nights in room 228 at bay esplanade.Paid upgrade for a sea view room.the room was nice and warm with a lovely view of the bay.a down side was the bathroom.no shower just a bath and one very small towel rail.The food was good with very nice staff always willing to help .the evening entertainment was also good...

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manchester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my wife to celebrate Valentines Day and came down to Devon with Shearing Coaches Lovely clean hotel with good choice of food both at breakfast and dinner A well stocked bar was also a bonus and nightly entertainment was very welcome Hotel is in a great position facing the sea and well worth a visit

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Thank lynnbaz
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a five day bay inclusive weekend by Shearings coach. The coach travel was great but the wait in Stretton could do with speeding up. The hotel upon arrival looked dismal, this being due to the pink colour on the building. It made it look dirty from the outside presumably due to weathering. It looked far better outside when...

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Thank tempo1962
Bury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Another great start to the New Year. Thank you Greer and all your fantastic staff for all the hard work you put into ensuring your guests have a great time. We enjoyed the buffet breakfast and the staff were very quick to help the less mobile. I had some lively chats at the toast machines! The restaurant staff stayed calm...

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greer68, General Manager at Bay Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jemima73 Thank you for using us to see in 2017 again, it is a pleasure to welcome you, and I really appreciated your kind words and the Black puddings, Yummy...... It was a great atmosphere as I’m sure you’d agree, and your 5 star review is extremely appreciated! We do have a high volume of returning guests as you...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Esplanade hotel is a pleasant hotel ideally situated and set on a level seafront position just a short walk to the sandy beach, picturesque harbour, pier, shops and brand new cinema. Paignton is right in the heart of Torbay and is an ideal resort for all ages as well as a great base from which to explore South Devon and the surrounding area. Within the hotel, the south facing Sun Lounge and Harbour Bar Lounge offer stunning views across ‘the Bay’ and the attractive Riviera Suite provides a warm and friendly atmosphere to enjoy the entertainment. The Esplanade also offers the opportunity to upgrade your standard room to one with a sea view (charges apply) and the stunning view on a sunny day is certainly worth it! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Esplanade Hotel

Address: Sands Road, Paignton TQ4 6EG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Price Range: $82 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Esplanade Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 84
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Esplanade Hotel Paignton
Bay Esplanade Hotel Paignton, Devon
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“Seafront rooms have a small surcharge but are worth the extra.”
 of 5 bubbles jikabob, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The sea facing rooms, in my opinion, are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles rodd61, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“go for a sea view on an upgrade its worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles dixie11uk, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“. You can book a particular room by paying £10 extra.”
 of 5 bubbles tempo1962, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“pay the extra and pay for a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles gordoncooper1, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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