The Grand Hotel - Torquay

Seafront, Torquay, United Kingdom, TQ2 6NT  show map
 4 stars
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The Grand Hotel - Torquay

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

Grand is a 4-star hotel offering a sun terrace, a seasonal outdoor pool and a casino. Featuring Victorian architecture, the hotel is opened since 1881.

The hotel is located in the heart of Torquay, near Cockington Country Park, Meadfoot Beach and Babbacombe Theatre. This comfortable property is about 2 km away from the center of Torquay.

Guests can reach The Grand Hotel by car from Exeter airport in 35 minutes.

Rooms

With a wonderful view over the sea, 132 rooms offer TV, wireless internet, a safe, heating and a sofa along with an en suite bathroom featuring a hairdryer, a shower and free toiletries. They are equipped with a fridge and coffee/tea makers.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the lounge each morning. The spacious restaurant serves light meals. Guests are welcome to the Spacious Compass bar to relax with a drink. The pub The Gainsborough is located 50 meters from the property.

Services

Cars are available for rent on site.

Relax

Treatments include reflex massage and facials.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   132.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Service dogs allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Sports & Fitness

  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Seafront, Torquay, United Kingdom, TQ2 6NT

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City Center
  • Torquay
    1.5 km
Airports
  • Bus stop
    1.8 km
Restaurants
  • The Gainsborough (cuisine: European)
    10 m
  • Green Ginger
    140 m
Parks
  • Cary (Torquay) Gardens
    590 m
Beaches
  • Meadfoot Beach
    1.7 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    132

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                  How to reach hotel

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                  Hotel Address:

                  Seafront, Torquay, United Kingdom, TQ2 6NT

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Torquay
                    1.5 km
                  Airports
                  • Bus stop
                    1.8 km
                  Restaurants
                  • The Gainsborough (cuisine: European)
                    10 m
                  • Green Ginger
                    140 m
                  Parks
                  • Cary (Torquay) Gardens
                    590 m
                  Beaches
                  • Meadfoot Beach
                    1.7 km
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Number of floors:
                    4
                  • Number of rooms:
                    132

                  Hotel Awards

                  UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedTorquayThe Grand

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                  What's nearby

                  Tourist attractions

                  • Torre Abbey Historic House & Gallery - 300 m
                  • Fred Gray Artist - 700 m
                  • Art Affair - 900 m
                  • Ark Gallery & Framing Studio - 1.2 km

                  Popular areas

                  • City Center - 1.4 km

                  Places of interest

                  • Torwood Conservative Club - 1.4 km
                  • Ellacombe Conservative Club - 1.6 km
                  • Meadfoot Beach - 1.6 km

                  Amusement

                  • Torquay Hi-Flyer - 400 m
                  • Kings Bowling Club - 400 m
                  • K's Amusements - 1.0 km
                  • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club - 1.0 km
                  • Riley Snooker Club - 1.0 km
                  • Gala Clubs - 1.0 km
                  • Central Cinema - 1.0 km
                  • Showboat Casino Slots - 1.1 km
                  • Riviera - 1.2 km
                  • Harbour Amusements - 1.2 km
                  • Amf Bowling - 1.4 km

                  Stadiums

                  • Torquay United FC - 2.3 km

                  Museums

                  • Torquay Museum - 1.7 km
                  • Bygones Museum - 2.8 km

                  Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

                  • Living Coasts - 1.1 km
                  • Living Coasts Ltd - 1.1 km

                  Theaters

                  Local attractions

                  • Meadfoot Beach - 1.7 km
                    Meadfoot Road, Torquay
                  • Paignton Pier - 2.8 km
                    Esplanade Rd, Paignton
                  • Babbacombe - 2.8 km
                    TorquayEngland
                  • Torquay Museum - 1.8 km
                    529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay
                  • Bygones - 2.8 km
                    Fore Street, Torquay

                  Near the hotel

                  • Torre Abbey - 360 m
                    The King's Drive, Torquay
                  • Living Coasts - 1.2 km
                    Beacon Quay, Torquay
                  • Cockington Court - 1.5 km
                    Cockington, Torquay
                  • Cary (Torquay) Gardens - 590 m
                    Sea Front, Torquay
                  • Inner Harbour - 1.2 km
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                  Restaurants nearby

                  • The Gainsborough - 10 m

                    Address: The Grand Hotel

                    72% likes this, based on 33 reviews
                    Cuisine: European

                  • Railway Cafe - 230 m

                    Address: Rathmore Rd

                    78% likes this, based on 21 reviews

                  • The Blue Walnut cafe - 420 m

                    Address: 14 Walnut Road

                    64% likes this, based on 23 reviews
                    Cuisine: British

                  • Green Ginger - 140 m

                    Address: Lower Ground Floor, Winter Garden, Fleet Walk
                    Phone: 01803 217 960

                    56% likes this, based on 145 reviews
                    Price Range: GBP 6 - GBP 12

                  • Ocean Drive Bar & Diner - 400 m

                    Address: Walnut Road
                    Phone: 01803 209 090

                    65% likes this, based on 218 reviews
                    Cuisine: American

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Number of floors:
                    4
                  • Number of rooms:
                    132

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                  The Grand Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Grand

                  Average guest rating

                  8.0out of 10
                  Fabulous
                  Based on 776 reviews

                  Guest reviews

                  • Older travelers
                    6.2

                    The room was very disappointing, we had a brick wall as a view, also we could not shut the window which was next to the outside air conditioning unit. We did asked to be moved but there were no other rooms available.

                  • Older travelers
                    7.4

                    We booked a room which was advertised as a having a sea view. It did have a sea view but to access the balcony to see the whole sea view we we supposed to climb through a window!! At no time were we advised that access to the balcony and hence the sea view would mean trying to climb in/out of a window. My wife is disabled so this meant that we could only appreciate the view from our room which made it a 'limited sea view'. This access problem was a big disappointment to us and I would suggest that having to climb through a window is a health and safety issue!! I would suggest that when you advertise a room as having a sea view you should point out the means of access may be via a window!! Not impressed!

                  • Older travelers
                    8.2

                    the grand is what it says,very nice comfortable hotel grand! nice big room . good breakfast. have stayed several times, always good.

                  • Older travelers
                    9.2

                    We were visiting the hotel to attend a funeral of a friend and found the staff very helpful with directions etc. We were travelling for the first time by train (for a long journey) the discription of where the hotel was was excellent just across the road to the station. We were impressed by this hotel and would stay there again hopefully under different circumstances. Thank You Denise Mitchell

                  • Older travelers
                    9.6

                    good location ,, helpfull friendly staff ,would go back again'

                  • Single
                    7.0

                    Good location near the train station for my elderly mother. Excellent views ditto

                    Rooms on fourth floor were a long way from the lift for my elderly mother

                  • Group of friends
                    10.0

                    Comfortable, excellent service, excellent facilities, very good food, privacy.

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    Very relaxing, staff excellent and room spotless. A pity we couldn't stay longer.

                  • Older travelers
                    6.2

                    The bar is a lovely place to sit and look out at the views very relaxing

                    How ever the bar staff are very slow and leave you waiting for thirty mins for a drink etc

                  • Single
                    8.8

                    Location Easy to find Easy to park friendliness of staff

                    I'm 6'3" tall & single bed was small a suggestion would be for staff, subject to aavailabilkity, to offer upgrade at reception for small extra cost

                  • Couple
                    7.8

                    Lovely location, right on the water front. Attentive, friendly staff. Beautiful decor in the reception, bar area. We enjoyed a delicious and very generously sized burger in the bar area, for just £9.95 each, with complimentary homemade soup to start and ice cream/sorbet to finish-bargain! Enjoyed the pool, sauna and jacuzzi-though could maybe do with tidying decor and really does need new changing facilities. Bar was open 24/7 with live music the night we stayed. Our room was nice enough and bed was very soft and comfortable. Would recommend this hotel but do think our room could've been cheaper.

                    Our room was nice, it was standard inland view, but we were little shocked that view was of a wall! Room lacked natural light unfortunately-ok for our one night stay as we weren't in the room much. Also our bin hadn't been emptied-though was only paper rubbish! Would recommend this hotel, but do think our room could've been a bit cheaper!

                  • Couple
                    7.8

                    Reception : Gourteous, Welcoming. Helpful Bar; Welcoming, accommodating,Excellent communication and relaxing especially Victoria!

                    My request for a room near lift and stairs was ignored. Room 120 couldn't have been further away!

                  • Older travelers
                    8.2

                    Very relaxing hotel with good facilities.Room was very comfortable and clean and the staff were very friendly ,helpful and professional. The west country breakfast was excellent and we enjoyed a range of food . We have stayed here several times and would recommend it highly

                  • Older travelers
                    9.2

                    We were pleased with the general attitude of all the staff and the prompt attention from reception. The room cleaning and bed turndown service was first class.

                    car parking

                  • Older travelers
                    8.4

                    Warm, welcoming comfy hotel

                    We were not informed that the indoor pool would be out of use. Very disappointed as this was one of the reasons we booked this hotel.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel The Grand Hotel - Torquay Torquay location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  Seafront, Torquay, United Kingdom, TQ2 6NT

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Torquay
                    1.5 km
                  Airports
                  • Bus stop
                    1.8 km
                  Restaurants
                  • The Gainsborough (cuisine: European)
                    10 m
                  • Green Ginger
                    140 m
                  Parks
                  • Cary (Torquay) Gardens
                    590 m
                  Beaches
                  • Meadfoot Beach
                    1.7 km
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Number of floors:
                    4
                  • Number of rooms:
                    132

                  Hotel Awards

                  UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedTorquayThe Grand

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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