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Waters Edge Hotel

Seafront, Corner Torbay Rd & Seaway Ln, Torquay, TQ2 6QH, United Kingdom
+44 180 329 3876

$43+

Overall guest ratings

7.5/10 Good
based on 1,369 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.0
  • 7.8
  • 4.3
  • 4.1

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    About

    Sun, sea and sandcastles! The hotel is situated on the main Torquay seafront road, Torbay Road. Torquay train station with direct links to London and the north is just behind the hotel and it is just a 5 minute walk from the train station to the Hotel. With so many attractions right on your doorstep and voted top seaside destination in England in the 2015 Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Awards, we know you ll love to be beside the seaside. Wander into town and catch a show at the Princess Theatre and when you re ready to relax, just head back to your bedrooms which all have en-suite rooms, TV s and tea and coffee making facilities. Alternatively, just enjoy a drink from our bar in our very spacious sea facing lounge. Adjoining the pretty towns of Paignton and Brixham in the bay, Torquay is located in the area known as the English Riviera. Torquay is only 18 miles from Exeter and 28 miles from Plymouth it has a beautiful coastline that attracts wildlife and boasts the prehistoric caves known as the Kents Cavern. The town has a rich history and was a destination much loved by the Victorians, in fact, Torquay was home to famous crime novelist Agatha Christie in her early years and holds an annual International Agatha Christie Festival for devoted fans of her writing. Torre Abbey is steeped in history and only just a 5 minute walk from the hotel. As is the Riviera International Conference Centre, which offers swimming, a Bar Café and WiFi. Paignton Zoo is just 20 minutes away from the hotel and is a great favourite with the family. Get a special pass from the zoo and you also get to go to see the penguins at the Living coasts in Torquay. Babbacombe Village is also just 30 minutes from the Hotel, which is home to the Model Village and gardens. There is limited onsite parking available on a first come, first served basis. There is however offsite parking on Sea Way Lane which is the next road to the hotel. Breakfast is available at an extra cost, which can be requested upon arrival.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Internet
    • No smoking
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    based on 1,369 reviews
    • 8.0 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 97%."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.3 "83% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.1 "Beds were acceptable for 61%."
    • 4.3 "Not very comfortable."
      2.6 "74% said rooms were small."
      2.3 "77% thought it was too noisy."
      0.0 "100% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.1 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.7 "73% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.9 "61% didn't like the unstylish hotel."
    • 4.1 "Disappointing food."
      2.9 "71% did not like what was on the menu."
      4.2 "For 58%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
    • 3.6 "Bad amenities."
      2.8 "72% thought the building wasn't nice."
      2.3 "77% didn't like the architecture."
      4.5 "55% complained about the elevator."
      0.9 "91% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 2.8 "Bar is disappointing."
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    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    based on 1,081 reviews
    • 7.9 "Good location."
      9.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 97%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.5 "Good service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.0 "Beds were acceptable for 60%."
    • 4.3 "Not very comfortable."
      2.8 "72% said rooms were small."
      2.0 "80% thought it was too noisy."
      0.0 "100% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.0 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.0 "80% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.9 "Disappointing food."
      2.6 "74% did not like what was on the menu."
    • 3.3 "Bad amenities."
      2.5 "75% thought the building wasn't nice."
      1.8 "82% didn't like the architecture."
      0.6 "94% thought the facilities needed updating."
      4.3 "57% complained about the elevator."
    • 2.7 "Bar is disappointing."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    based on 123 reviews
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.9 "Good location."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.2 "Good cleanliness."
      7.1 "71% said rooms were clean."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.0 "Beds were acceptable for 60%."
    • 4.3 "Not very comfortable."
      2.4 "76% said rooms were small."
      2.5 "75% thought it was too noisy."
    • 3.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.5 "75% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.2 "Terrible amenities."
      2.5 "75% thought the building wasn't nice."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    based on 164 reviews
    • 8.2 "Good value."
    • 7.9 "Good location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.0 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
    • 4.3 "Not very comfortable."
      2.8 "72% said rooms were small."
      1.9 "81% thought it was too noisy."
      0.0 "100% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.3 "Vibe wasn't good."
    • 4.3 "Disappointing food."
    • 4.1 "Bad amenities."
      3.1 "69% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 1.5 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.2 "88% said the wifi quality was bad."
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