Channel View Boutique Hotel


8 Marine Parade, Preston, PAIGNTON, Devon, TQ3 2NU

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Channel View Boutique Hotel, Relaxing Holiday, Walking on Preston Beach,  Paignton, South Devon, English Riviera

About Us

The Channel View Hotel sits just 15 yards from a gorgeous, long, sandy beach, but away from the hustle and bustle of Paignton town and Torquay.  Perfect for a tranquil and relaxing holiday, a special celebration or cosy romantic break.

The stunning panoramic views from our sea-view rooms and relaxing conservatory stretch from Thatchers Rock in Torquay all the way around the bay to Berry Head in Brixham, with never ending changes in scenery. Sunsets are truly amazing, especially sitting on the terrace, with a nice cold glass of wine from our licenced bar.

Spread over 3 floors, all our bedrooms have modern en-suite facilities, with complimentary tea and coffee, hair dryers, digital TV's, free WIFI, and other small, welcoming touches which you would expect from a small family-run hotel.

After enjoying your lovely breakfast, cooked fresh to order, you could have a lazy day around the Hotel, or take a short level stroll along the seafront into Paignton town centre.  For a slightly longer walk, go over the hill and down into the busier Torquay Marina and maybe catch the boat taxi over to Brixham Harbour for lunch. Buses run to most of Torbay every 10 minutes, and we are only 5 minutes away from Paignton train station where you can enjoy the delights of our famous steam railway. There are many wonderful attractions within a short travelling time, and if you bring your own car we have a large, free car park too.

Return after your day out to enjoy an optional home-cooked meal in our restaurant and we do really pride ourselves on the variety and quality of our food. There is normally a group of people enjoying a chat in our licenced bar or conservatory each evening, or you may prefer an after dinner stroll out to enjoy the sunset.  We are quite close  to local theatres and cinemas, and there is always something to do if you can tear yourself away from the view.

We open all year round, and a very warm welcome awaits you.  We would be delighted to collect you from the local train or coach stations if you tell us in advance, and we will do what ever we can to make your stay as comfortable as possible so will consider most requests.  Why not give us a try? We're sure you'll be glad you did, most of our guests have been returning for over 20 years, sometimes many times per year.

Our aim is simple, home comforts, good value and service with a smile!

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Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Deluxe King-Size Room with Ensuite£105.00 per room (breakfast included)
Deluxe Sea-View Double Room with Ensuite£125.00 per room (breakfast included)
Deluxe Sea-View Single Room with En-Suite£65.00 per room (breakfast included)
Superior Double Sea-View£130.00 per room (breakfast included)
Superior Kingsize Sea-View Suite£160.00 per room (breakfast included)
Superior Twin Room with Ensuite£125.00 per room (breakfast included)

*Pricing guidelines are based on a B&B basis for 2 people sharing one standard room, at low season. Prices vary according to season and occupancy, and whether you are booking for a Standard, Deluxe or Superior Room. Evening meals are also available at a price of £17 per person for a 4 course Table D'Hote Menu.

Opening Times

Open Christmas
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Recent Reviews:

  • Louis37
    Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    First visit
    5 of 5 stars
    1st Aug 2020
    Stayed here for 4 nights stayed in room 3,very friendly and welcoming from the moment we got there until we left,room was lovely great view,breakfast lovely,Couldn't of picked a better place,will... Read full review
  • saethon
    Bridgend, United Kingdom
    Staying safe in a beautifully furnished hotel with great sea views
    5 of 5 stars
    1st Aug 2020
    We stayed in a beautifully clean and tastefully decorated room with both a sea view and rear view. We had been looking for a hotel with clear policies as far the current pandemic was concerned and... Read full review
  • floodshe
    Trip Type:
    Lovely views !
    5 of 5 stars
    2nd Aug 2020
    Just had a 4 night stay at this lovely beachfront hotel. Was due to fly to Spain but with last minute changes to air bridges decided to do a staycation and booked this hotel. This is a cute boutique... Read full review


Road Directions

From From M5

From M5 take the A38 then the A380 to Newton Abbot follow signs to Torquay. You will approach a big set of traffic lights, take ring road on the right towards Paignton (not left to Torquay). At the second roundabout, take 1st left towards 'Preston Seafront'. Follow road down hill to traffic lights. Go straight across, down Seaway Road, under bridge, towards the sea then round to the left onto Marine Parade. We are the first Hotel you get to on your left.

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From Paignton Tourist Information Centre:

Exit the Information Centre, on the seafront and turn right, follow Esplanade Road along the Seafront to the end, then right into Marine Parade. The Channel View hotel is located on the left, overlooking the sea.

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Public Transport Directions

From Paignton Tourist Information Centre:
Exit the Information Centre, on the seafront and turn right, follow Esplanade Road along the Seafront to the end, then into Marine Parade. The Channel View hotel is located on the left, overlooking the sea.



  • Free Wi-Fi available


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Half board supplement (£)
  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal

Children & Infants

  • Adult Only

Establishment Features

  • Beach within 100m
  • Central heating throughout
  • Free car parking
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Near coastal path
  • On-site parking or valet parking
  • Open All Year
  • Restaurant
  • Sea Views
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Romantic
  • Seafront - Only 15 yards from the beach

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Courtesy transport to airport
  • Courtesy transport to airport (Charge Applicable)
  • On site parking - Free parking, subject to availability and for guests only

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Cash & Cheque accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Colour Television in all units
  • Digital TV
  • Electric shaver point
  • En-suite
  • Free View TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ground Floor Accommodation
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available - Whilst this is not classed as fully accessible for people with disability, it is on the ground floor and we have installed a large walk-in shower to help those with reduced mobility.
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • TV in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Christmas/New Year Programme
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Pets (Proprietors) on premises

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available - Free wif-fi throughout the Hotel

Get in Touch

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Tel+44 01803 522432

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This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211

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