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The Purple Tree Guest House

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Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, individually furnished
Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, individually furnished
Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, individually furnished
Premium bedding, memory-foam beds, individually furnished

Overview of The Purple Tree Guest House

Private host

The Purple Tree Guest House

3 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
20 Newton Road, Torquay, England, TQ2 5BZ

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRiviera International Conference Centre12 min walk
  • Popular LocationTorre Abbey Sands19 min walk
  • Popular LocationPrincess Theatre3 min drive
  • AirportExeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.)35 min drive

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About this area

Torquay

Located in Torquay, The Purple Tree Guest House is in the suburbs and near the beach. Torquay Golf Club and Paignton Pier are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore South Devon and Berry Head Country Park. Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens and Paignton Zoo are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with waterskiing, windsurfing and sailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Riviera International Conference Centre - 12 min walk
  • Torre Abbey Sands - 19 min walk
  • Princess Theatre - 3 min drive
  • Torquay Museum - 4 min drive
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Torre Station - 4 min walk
  • Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) - 35 min drive

Restaurants

  • Purple Tree Bar — 1 min walk
  • Bombay Express - 5 min walk
  • Peagreen Kitchen - 6 min walk
  • Bull & Bush - 7 min walk
  • Maido - Japanese Noodle Bar - 10 min walk

About this property

The Purple Tree Guest House

Suburban bed & breakfast with restaurant and outdoor pool
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free bed & breakfast has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a spa tub, a seasonal outdoor pool and laundry facilities. All 13 individually furnished rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find Smart TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include Netflix and premium bedding.
The Purple Tree Guest House offers 13 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Memory foam beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch Smart televisions come with satellite channels and Netflix.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Torquay bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include portable fans and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

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
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

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

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–9:30 AM: GBP 8 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • 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

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Memory-foam mattress
  • Portable fan
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • 32-inch smart TV
  • Netflix
  • Satellite channels
  • Streaming services

More

  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: GBP 5
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 10 AM - noon
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Hourly fees apply to late arrivals. No check-ins are accepted after 10 PM.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night
Dogs welcome
1 per room
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

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.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 8 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 5 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, Eurocard, Barclaycard, debit cards and cash
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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Richwood Hotel Torquay
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The Richwood Torquay, Devon
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Richwood House Torquay
Richwood Guesthouse Torquay
Richwood Guesthouse
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The Purple Tree Torquay
The Purple Tree Guest House Torquay
The Purple Tree Guest House Bed & breakfast
The Purple Tree Guest House Bed & breakfast Torquay

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 11 out of 15 reviews
5 - Excellent 73%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 15 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 15 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 15 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 15 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A really great holiday and everything was just great. Such a lovely friendly atmosphere and we will definitely be back.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 7 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The owners were really helpful to everything I requested with a smiling face.
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Swimming pool and jacuzzi, friendless of staff. Location was good and offsite parking
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2020