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The Briars Guesthouse

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Free WiFi
TV, DVD player
Free WiFi
Free WiFi

Overview of The Briars Guesthouse

The Briars Guesthouse

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping
26 Sands Road, Paignton, England, TQ4 6EJ

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPaignton Beach2 min walk
  • Popular LocationDartmouth Steam Railway6 min walk
  • Popular LocationGoodrington Sands Beach10 min walk
  • AirportExeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.)40 min drive

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About this area


The Briars Guesthouse is located near the beach and in an area with good shopping. Princess Theatre and Torquay Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Dartmouth Steam Railway and Torre Abbey. Paignton Zoo and Greenway House and Garden are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving and snorkelling nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with rock climbing and mountain biking.

What's nearby

  • Paignton Beach - 2 min walk
  • Dartmouth Steam Railway - 6 min walk
  • Goodrington Sands Beach - 10 min walk
  • Preston Beach - 14 min walk
  • Oyster Cove Beach - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Paignton Station - 8 min walk
  • Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) - 40 min drive


  • Olive - 2 min walk
  • The Harbour Inn - 2 min walk
  • TJ's Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • The Shoreline - 4 min walk
  • La Scala - 4 min walk

About this property

The Briars Guesthouse

4-star guesthouse near Paignton Zoo
This smoke-free guesthouse features a bar/lounge, a garden and free breakfast. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 12 rooms offer in-room free WiFi, TVs with DVD players, and hairdryers.
The Briars Guesthouse offers 12 forms of accommodation with DVD players and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • DVD player

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • DVD player
  • TV

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Check-in from 4 PM - 9 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information


Pets not 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

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
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This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 60 out of 86 reviews
5 - Excellent 70%
Rating 4 - Good. 21 out of 86 reviews
4 - Good 24%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 86 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 86 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 86 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
What a fantastic place. Malcolm and Mandy are the hosts and very nice people. The place was very clean and the breakfast selection was great. Thank you for looking after us
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
lovely room spottlessy clean nothing too much trouble great breakfast lovely owners would go back tommorow no negatives
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pleasant weekend away
Malcolm & Mandy were great hosts and nothing was too much trouble breakfast was excellent with plenty of choice
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The Briars, home from home
Accomodation fantastic, location fantastic, food you couldn't want for better, the vicinity to the beach, harbour or town no more than 10 minutes walk maximum. The hosts were unbelievable, nothing was too much for them, will definitely be going back.
Stayed 7 nights in Jun 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2019