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Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Summerhill Hotel

3.5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationGoodrington Sands Beach4 min walk
    Popular LocationPaignton Beach9 min walk
    Popular LocationDartmouth Steam Railway12 min walk
    AirportExeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.)41 min drive

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Classic Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

5/5 guest room rating
  • 120.32 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Classic Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

No guest room rating
  • 119.96 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Standard Single Room, 1 Single Bed

  • 82.94 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

No guest room rating
  • 152.64 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

About this area


Located in Paignton, Summerhill Hotel is near a train station and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Goodrington Sands Beach and Babbacombe Beach, while Paignton Zoo and Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens are popular local attractions. Greenway House and Garden and Golden Hind are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hotel's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Goodrington Sands Beach - 4 min walk
  • Paignton Beach - 9 min walk
  • Dartmouth Steam Railway - 12 min walk
  • Oyster Cove Beach - 16 min walk
  • Paignton Zoo - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Paignton Station - 11 min walk
  • Bristol International Airport (BRS) - 99 min drive


  • Summerhill Hotel — 1 min walk
  • Cantina Kitchen and Bar - 4 min walk
  • TJ's Restaurant - 8 min walk
  • The Harbour Inn - 8 min walk
  • Olive - 8 min walk

About this property

Summerhill Hotel

3.5-star hotel near the beach
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and laundry facilities are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, express check-out and a garden are on-site. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and hairdryers. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and other amenities include coffee makers and electric kettles.
Summerhill Hotel offers 25 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries. This Paignton hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available 7:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–9:30 AM on weekends
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Heating


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Soundproofing



Check-in from 2:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 3 March and 8 March.

Access methods

Access code, staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance to request a room on a floor with elevator service.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Summerhill Hotel Paignton
Summerhill Hotel
Summerhill Paignton
Summerhill Hotel Paignton, Devon
Summerhill Hotel Paignton Devon
Summerhill Hotel Hotel
Summerhill Hotel Paignton
Summerhill Hotel Hotel Paignton

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 21 out of 35 reviews
5 - Excellent 60%
Rating 4 - Good. 10 out of 35 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 35 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 35 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 35 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Relaxing Break
The stay was comfortable and exceptionally clean. The staff were very helpful and friendly but the hotel could do with an update on room decor and furniture. Able to park in their main car park each night and the hotel was well situated. The breakfast was very good and served in a very timely manner. I wish the owners good luck during these strange times and get the bookings to keep them going.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
enjoyable brief stay
We had a brief two-night visit. The hotel is well organised in terms of comfort and security. The staff are attentive and helpful and made us feel welcome throughout our stay. Breakfast and dinner menus have a good range of choices and the dinner prices seem compatible with the local pubs & restaurants. Due to current restrictions dinner reservations must be prebooked. We were able to book the second evening and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Breakfasts on both days were excellent. The hotel is a 5 minute walk down to Goodrington Bay (and a slightly longer walk back up the steep hill). It's about a 15 minute walk to the pier at Paignton. The hotel is an older property, well-maintained, with a sense of history about it. Unfortunately we were unable to take advantage of much it has to offer this time but would certainly revisit when circumstances permit.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Hotel was ok , was very clean. We checked in at 3pm and asked about evening meal to be told that they were fully booked and also did no meals on a Sunday. Normally not an issue but we struggled to get anywhere to eat so had to eat fish chips on seafront not the best.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 5 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We were made to feel very welcome by the lovely staff and the hotel had very good Covid hygiene practices in place. Our room was comfortable, and the breakfasts were delicious. We also had dinner there on Friday night and it was very tasty and beautifully cooked. We liked the hotels location just a short walk from the seafront but also convenient to walk over to Paignton, which we did several times.
Stayed 5 nights in Sep 2020