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Abbey Sands Hotel

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Belgrave Road, Torquay, England, TQ2 5HG, United Kingdom

Victorian hotel with outdoor pool, near Princess Theatre
  • Free English breakfast, free WiFi in lobby, and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
From 227 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Tasty breakfast
Great room
Ordinary pool

Abbey Sands Hotel

from ZAR 1,095
  • Executive Twin Room (Inland)
  • Executive Double Room (Inland)
  • Standard Double Room (Inland)
  • Standard Inland Family Room
  • Standard Twin Room (Inland)
  • Superior Double Room (Inland)
  • Superior Inland Family Room
  • Standard Two Bedroom Family Room (Inland)

What’s around Abbey Sands Hotel

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Riviera International Conference Centre (3-minute walk)
  • Princess Theatre (5-minute walk)
  • Living Coasts (9-minute walk)
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (23-minute walk)
  • Babbacombe Beach (24-minute walk)
  • Paignton Beach (32-minute walk)
  • Goodrington Sands Beach (45-minute walk)
  • Paignton Zoo (3,2 mi / 5,2 km)
  • Royal Naval College (7,6 mi / 12,2 km)
  • Dartmoor (18,2 mi / 29,3 km)

Getting around

  • Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) - 30 min drive
  • Torquay Station - 8 min walk
  • Torre Station - 18 min walk
  • Paignton Station - 6 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 46 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free English breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Playground on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


John Burton-Race - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).


On Site

  • Spa tub
  • Playground on site


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Abbey Sands Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Grosvenor Hotel Torquay
  • John Burton-Race Torquay
  • John Burton Race Restaurant with Rooms
  • Abbey Sands Hotel Torquay
  • Abbey Sands Torquay
  • Abbey Sands
  • John Burton Race Hotel Restaurant
  • Abbey Sands Hotel Hotel
  • Abbey Sands Hotel Torquay
  • Abbey Sands Hotel Hotel Torquay
  • Grosvenor Torquay
  • Grosvenor Hotel
  • John Burton-Race Restaurant Rooms Hotel Torquay
  • John Burton-Race Restaurant Rooms Hotel
  • John Burton-Race Restaurant Rooms Torquay
  • John Burton-Race Restaurant Rooms
  • John Burton-Race Hotel Torquay
  • John Burton-Race Hotel


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 25.0 per night

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 15.00 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Very good 8,2 From 144 reviews

Very good 8,0
Good value for money. Good location. Needs updating but still had a good stay and would go again.
Linda, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Awesome customer service awesome location
stephen, gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
The hotel was recommended by a family member, me and my partner were very impressed! Amazing location, very friendly staff and the hotel was beautiful! 100% will be staying with them again!!
Shauna, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Lovely family room
Friendly staff. Lovely outdoor pool and gardens. Good breakfast (didn't try dinner, but menu looked nice). Walking distance from the beach and into the town. Ideal location for family with children. Highly recommended.
Duncan, gb3 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
his is a very good hotel. We stay at Torquay quite a lot and particularly like this one. A very comfortable medium sized hotel, which is well located near the sea front and gardens.
gb1 night trip

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