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A stylish seaside retreat set at the heart of the English Riviera; think dreamy coastal views, close to some of Devon's most beautiful beaches, a menu showcasing Westcountry staples and a contemporary-coastal style. This bolthole offers all the elegance of a traditional seaside escape - a world away from the bucket and spade hub of the town centre.

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The hotel is located in the leafy Meadfoot area of Torquay, set at the centre of an elegant Royal crescent and overlooking six acres of landscaped gardens stretching down to Meadfoot Beach. An idyllic spot for an elevated seaside escape in the heart the English Riviera, just a five minute drive from the town centre.

By car: the hotel is around a 2 hour drive from Bristol, 4 hours 45 mins from London and 3 hours 30 mins from Birmingham. Free parking is available on-site.

By train: London Paddington to Torquay takes 3 hours 30 mins. The hotel is a 10-minute taxi ride from the station. Book trains to Torquay.

By plane: Exeter Airport (27 miles)

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A striking Georgian building set in a Regency crescent with a picture-postcard backdrop; a recent revamp has elevated the design aesthetic to reflect the surrounding seascapes. Expect elegant interiors with a bright, clean, contemporary vibe with accents of colour fused with calming hues that mirror the stunning landscape beyond - suited to those seeking a lavish seaside escape.


Home to the Hesketh Heath Club, allowing guests to exercise, relax and revive - the impressive selection of facilities includes a fully-equipped gym, heated indoor pool, poolside sauna and seasonal outdoor pool. There's also a tennis court and six acres of landscaped gardens stretching down to Meadfoot beach.

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Two pools
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Gardens
  • Beach access
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi


There are 33 boutique bedrooms designed in an elegant and contemporary style; a modern interpretation of the hotel's Georgian heritage with muted neutrals and zesty colour pops, reminiscent of the surrounding landscape.

Room types: Standard Rooms, Sea View Doubles, Junior Suites, Superior Sea View Rooms, Family Rooms

Key amenities: ensuite bathroom with a bath and shower, tea and coffee facilities, mineral water, desk, TV, hairdryer, safe, radio, free Wi-Fi


The Crescent Restaurant serves contemporary plates of west country classics using locally sourced ingredients - think modern English cuisine with a traditional influence, complemented by an extensive wine list. Dishes include pan-fried Partridge and Porcini mushroom risotto.

The Crescent Restaurant: modern English cuisine, snacks, sandwiches, light lunches, pub classics. Mains from £12. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Terrace Bar & Grill: sea views, al freso dining in summer.

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