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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked into the Preston Sands late on a Friday night simply because it was the cheapest hotel on offer and we needed to get something sorted. We didn't expect much, just a clean room and a shower - but we ended up finding a wonderful little hotel with plenty of heart. We enjoyed our stay and the fantastic location...

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1Thank Simon K
United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here with other members of our bowling club for 4 days. The hotel is situated in a great spot with lovely views over the bay. The rooms are a bit a bit tired looking but are very clean. The staff are brill, they went out of their way to oblige and always had a smile for you. The entertainment...

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1Thank sunnyboy1914
Penryn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Pros - Friendly, helpful staff. Fantastic view from the sea view rooms. Location is great. Cons - The hotel is in desperate need of refurbishment. It is tired and worn and can only be described as a cross between Phoenix Nights and Shameless! Tiny TV pretty pointless. Shower was no more than a dribble and toilet area smelt of pee....

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Thank Pauline D
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic weekend at this hotel. Rooms could do with a refurb. But the staff at the hotel make up for that. Breakfast and evening where really nice. I will defiantly go back. Plus there is a £2 bar in evening.

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1Thank Andrea S
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Preston sands is not a five star hotel,thank goodness,it has a heart of gold and staff that care. Situated with views across Torbay this two star hotel is a little gem,the food is excellent,the whole package is first class value for money.We have stayed here several times and will continue to do so.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Eddie and his staff are very proffessional and very friendly .Lovely sea views and fantastic service .Thanks guys you made our honeymoon very memorable!!!!!!!!!I We would totally recommend you everybody !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

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1Thank Martin G
yateley
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Good location overlooking beach and bay. Rooms in hotel could do with a refurbish. Carpets stained and need renewing. Rooms looks very tired, Rooms at back face out towards railway 40 feet away.Do not run at night. Staff very good. Saturday entertainment good. Bar good value Free parking

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Cullompton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

well we here we go again rooms good, sea view ,tv, tea & coffee, all nice and cosy balcony a bonus(room 2) bar brills £2.50 pint + entertainment, dining room so light and lovely sea view great staff as always, and now the food : breakfast superb choice, tea/coffee/cereal/fry up or poached/scrambled toast jam marmalade, whilst enjoying brekky sort out...

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This hotel is in an excellent position with lovely views out over the bay. Obviously money has been spent on the dining room and lounge bar, also the staff are friendly and welcoming.There the plus comments end! Dirty tired stair carpet, filthy grime encrusted bannisters, we were shown to room 1 initially and it was horrible,cracked wash basin grim and...

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2Thank Chris W
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had room 7; it has a wonderful view of Torbay, that's the plus side. My mother would have said the place needed a good bottoming (cleaning), the stair rails and banisters were sticky to touch; carpets were frayed at the edges. We couldn't close the cupboard, I mean bathroom door because the threshold strip was bent and stopped the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family friendly hotel, short walk to all the local amenities. Lift access to all floors. Bed and Breakfast included on all bookings but evening meal can be booked as officially we are a hotel. 24 Hour check in service available ... more   less 

Additional Information about Preston Sands Hotel

Address: Marine Parade, Sea Front | Preston, Paignton TQ3 2NU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Paignton
Price Range: $60 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Preston Sands Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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Preston Sands Hotel Paignton, Devon
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Paignton
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“Ask for a sea view room if they have one. The view will be amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles 369simonk, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is a rail line at the rear of the hotel. Front rooms have a beautiful sunny view.”
 of 5 bubbles sunnyboy1914, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views across Torbay from the front of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles carolsmith100315, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front have sea views”
 of 5 bubbles welshexiled, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“front of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 995meld, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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