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Top 10 Beach Hotels in Torquay

Elmdene Hotel
5 out of 5
Rathmore Road, Torquay, England
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5/5Exceptional! (39 reviews)

"Excellent hosts, immaculate property with quality linens. Perfect position for walking to the sea front through the Abbey grounds. Will definitely stay again"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2020

Elmdene Hotel
The Somerville
5 out of 5
515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, England
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4.9/5Exceptional! (295 reviews)

"The ambiance & position of the property was excellent."…"

Reviewed on 1 Feb 2020

The Somerville
The Marstan Hotel
Great for beach holidays
5 out of 5
Meadfoot Sea Road, Torquay, England
The price is £92 per night
4.9/5Exceptional! (122 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pool
Great hosts

"It was a great stay The hoteliers Nick and Jackie were great The breakfast was great and substantial"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan 2020

The Marstan Hotel
Grosvenor House
4 out of 5
Falkland Road, Torquay, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)

"Paula and Ray were lovely hosts. Nothing was too much trouble for them. We will definitely come back to The Grosvenor when we visit Devon again."…"

Reviewed on 24 Aug 2019

Grosvenor House
Abbey View Holiday Flats
3 out of 5
Rathmore Road, Chelston, Torquay, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (77 reviews)
Lovely stay

"We enjoyed our stay at Abbey View. Lovely hosts. Clean and comfortable flat."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

Abbey View Holiday Flats
Babbacombe Palms
4 out of 5
2 York Road, Babbacombe, Torquay, England
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4.7/5Exceptional! (188 reviews)

"Excellent hosts! Really clean rooms. Beds were super comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

Babbacombe Palms
Meadfoot Bay Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Meadfoot Sea Road, Torquay, ENG
The price is £148 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (89 reviews)
Excellent stay

"M"…"

Reviewed on 14 Nov 2019

Meadfoot Bay Hotel
The Montana
4 out of 5
21 Belgrave Road, Torquay, England
The price is £75 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (68 reviews)

"This is the 3rd time we have stayed here, Hannah and William are excellent hosts and nothing is too much trouble. There is a good choice of freshly cooked food for breakfast along with the usual toast and cereals available. The rooms are spotless and not cramped. I would thoroughly recommend this ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2019

The Montana
Riviera Lodge Hotel
Great for beach holidays
3.5 out of 5
26 Croft Road, Torquay, England
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4.6/5Exceptional! (108 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pool
eo days in Torquay

"Lovely place to stay in s perfect position , pool and hot tub in the lovely garden , breakfast was nice , shower in bathroom had little pressure and could have been easier to work but overall we would stay again , hosts could not go enough for us"…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2019

Riviera Lodge Hotel
The Netley
4 out of 5
52 Bampfylde Road, Torquay, England
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4.5/5Wonderful! (124 reviews)

"The Netley ticks all the right boxes so it a perfect place to stay in Torbay, but the best thing about it is that it is so much more than a hotel, it is a home from home. Mike and Angie the owners really welcome you into their home and this makes it an absolute joy to stay here! I have visited at ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jul 2019

The Netley
Babbacombe Guest House
4 out of 5
53 Babbacombe Road ,, Torquay, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (32 reviews)
The longest night ever!

"The size of the single room was too small with a very tiny bathroom and many rules to follow.e.g. any damage costs you £300.00! The breakfast was below average. Overall, it is overrated on this website."…"

Reviewed on 9 Sep 2018

Babbacombe Guest House
Osborne Hotel
Great for beach holidays
4 out of 5
Hesketh Crescent, Torquay, England
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The price is £106 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (234 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pool
Stunning Hotel.

"The Osborne is stunning. Our sea view room was amazing. can't wait to return."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar 2020

Osborne Hotel
The Imperial Torquay
Great for beach holidays
4 out of 5
Park Hill Road, Torquay, England
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The price is £131 per night
4/5Very Good! (988 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pool
Travellers say...

"Stunning views, I would highly recommend. Staff friendly and helpful. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2020

The Imperial Torquay
The Heritage Hotel
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
The Heritage Hotel, Shedden Hill, Torquay, England
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The price is £70 per night
4/5Very Good! (113 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"Very high standard rooms very clean and very comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2020

The Heritage Hotel
Yardley Manor Hotel
3 out of 5
Museum Road, Torquay, England
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4/5Very Good! (274 reviews)

"The hotel was located in a great place for bars & restaurants & was on a very quiet road. Our host was very accommodating (nothing too much trouble) & made our stay relaxing & enjoyable. Would definitely go back there :)"…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

Yardley Manor Hotel
Abbey Sands Hotel
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
Belgrave Road, Torquay, England
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3.9/5Very Good! (440 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, children's pool
Great helpful staffv

"A very comfortable stay at a hotel in a very central position. All the staff were really helpful."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Abbey Sands Hotel
The Grand Hotel
Great for beach holidays
4 out of 5
Seafront, Torquay, England
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3.8/5Good! (968 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travellers say...

"Very Friendly Staff, always accomdating , a lovely hotel for family. Amazing location."…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2020

The Grand Hotel
Waters Edge Hotel
3 out of 5
Torbay Road, Just past Seaway Lane, Torquay, England
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3.4/5 (319 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2019

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Beach Hotels in Torquay

Find a great place to stay in Torquay, which has a lot to offer the traveller looking to book a beach holiday. With 131 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this seaside destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.

As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Torquay, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

The Netley - 3-star bed & breakfast, 8-minute walk from Torre Abbey Sands. It features free breakfast, free parking and TVs. Guests love the beach location and breakfast.

Waters Edge Hotel - 3-star hotel, 1-minute walk from Torre Abbey Sands. Our travellers recommend its beach location and overall value. This hotel boasts free parking, a bar and TVs.

Riviera Lodge Hotel - 3.5-star hotel, 4-minute walk from Torre Abbey Sands. It offers an outdoor pool, free cooked-to-order breakfast and a spa tub. Guest reviews highlight the beach location and pool.

Babbacombe Guest House - 4-star guesthouse near Babbacombe Beach. It features free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and in-room coffee makers. Guests love the beach location and overall value.

Grosvenor House - 4-star bed & breakfast, 8-minute walk from Torre Abbey Sands. Our travellers recommend its beach location. This bed & breakfast boasts free full breakfast, free WiFi and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Torquay

Good weather can be important during a beach holiday, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June and September, with an average temperature of 19°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 4°F
  • Driest months: June, May, July and September, with an average rainfall of 1.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: January, December, November and October, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Torquay

After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. Beach lovers can head straight to Torre Abbey Sands or Meadfoot Beach for some quality time by the water. Make time for a range of local attractions, which include Princess Theatre and Living Coasts. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Torquay Museum or Riviera International Conference Centre. Visitors also enjoy Torquay for its:
  • Casino gaming
  • Cocktail bars

Getting around Torquay

To get to Torquay, book a flight to Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 19.2 mi (30.9 km) from the city centre. To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Torquay Station or Torre Station. You can learn about your options for water transport at the port.

Frequently asked questions

What is Torquay like for travellers who love the beach?
Known for its spas and bars, Torquay offers a lot for the traveller planning a getaway.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Torquay?
The Grand Hotel is a top 4-star beachfront hotel with an indoor pool and a full-service spa. Other good options to stay near the beach include Abbey Sands Hotel and The Heritage Hotel. Head to Babbacombe Beach or Meadfoot Beach for some quality time by the water.
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This seaside destination has 104 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it’s easy to find one that works for you.
What's the weather like in Torquay?
Good weather can be important during a beach holiday, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit. The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 7°C. Average annual rainfall for Torquay is 743 mm.
What is there to see and do around Torquay?
After checking into your accommodation of choice, you’ll probably want to venture out and explore. Beach lovers can head straight to Meadfoot Beach or Torre Abbey Sands for some quality time by the water. Discover the area’s bars and spas, and make time for local attractions such as Princess Theatre and Babbacombe Beach. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Living Coasts or Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens.
What's the best way to get around Torquay?
The closest major airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 19.2 mi (30.9 km) from the city centre. To explore the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Torquay Station or Torre Station. You can explore options for water transport at the port.

Top 10 Beach Hotels in Torquay

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