Crofton House Hotel - Eating in… or venturing out…


17 Croft Road, TORQUAY, DEVON, TQ2 5TZ

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Eating in… or venturing out…

Crofton House offers our guest a boutique adult only hotel, where guests can start their day by being offered our highly praised ‘cooked to order’ breakfast from our menu with a significant range of locally gathered produce.

Breakfast can be enjoyed in the dining room or on the sun terrace.  Help yourself to the breakfast bar of fruit, cereal and yogurts. Juices and hot beverages are served direct to your table. Our breakfast menu offers a variety of freshly cooked options from just a little something on toast or in a sandwich to a full Crofton breakfast.

At Crofton House our guests highly rate our ability to accommodating their dietary need, be it vegetarian, vegan, lactose free and many others.

If you book ‘room only’ we can add a breakfast option at check-in or we can recommend a number of local places to enjoy breakfast while you are out and about.

Our all day menu, which can be enjoyed in and around Crofton House, offers you a wide selection of freshly prepared light snacks and homemade meals which include a number of homemade weight-watcher dishes and desserts.

We offer guests the ability to pre-ordering our popular pack lunches which are prepared to your own requirement to take with you on your next day’s trip out or much on your trips back home.

Crofton House also offers a number of “Stay & Dine” options, where, in addition to our highly rated breakfast, we include a three course meal. These can be found in “offers” on our website!

We recognise guests want to experience the wide variety of quality restaurants in and around Torquay. We are more than happy to assist you with recommendations and restaurant booking. To name a few… There is the ‘One-World Café, which serves great snacks and often has live events through the season. There are real local family Thai or Chinese restaurants, both a stroll away from Crofton House. ‘Man Friday Lobster House’ which so many of our guests rave about is great for fish dishes, though they do prepare non-fish dishes too. There is also the wonderful ‘Orange Tree Restaurant’ or ‘Wild Goose’ for celebrating something special…!

The list goes on.. Why not take a look at:

Places to snack while out and about…

A visit to the local ‘picture-postcard’ Cockington Village, where you could enjoy a cream tea while listening to the piano playing or sample the ever so yummy handmade chocolate’s at the 'Chocolatier'.

Nearby Babbacombe has the great experience of the funicular railway on the sea front where the café offers coffee and snacks with views out to sea.

Boat trips on offer from the marina, including one which takes you across to Brixham known for its fishing and is very popular.

Torquay town centre to enjoy the grand Ferris wheel with great views across the bay or stop at the many coffee shops like 'Calypso Café' on 'Union Street'. There is also ‘Off Shore’ at the inner marina, for great all day food and often with live evening music. 

Like so many of our guests at Crofton House, we trust you will enjoy your stay and look forward to returning.

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Opening Times

2019 - Opening (10 Feb 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)

* We are not suitable for coach parties. Hen or Stag parties



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  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • T6797VVchrisj
    Basingstoke, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Chill time!
    5 of 5 stars
    7th Aug 2019
    We have just returned from a wonderful 3 night stay at the Crofton House hotel. Booked as a surprise birthday treat by my other half, I had never been to Torquay before (aka the English Riviera... Read full review
  • Matt C
    Halifax, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Fantastic long weekend
    5 of 5 stars
    12th Aug 2019
    It's been a few years since our last visit to Torquay and a change of hotels this time round saw us decide to try The Crofton House Hotel. So glad we did. Stuart and Furdoon were lovely hosts, always... Read full review
  • Stubags101
    Purfleet, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely Hotel and Staff
    5 of 5 stars
    16th Aug 2019
    Just driving back from a great four night stay at Crofton House Hotel. From the moment we arrived the members of staff were on hand to take our luggage, check us in, show us around and make sure we... Read full review




  • Within 1 Mile of a Train Station


  • Additional meal details - “light bite” and “extra bite” menu served through the day from 11.30 am to 8pm
  • Bar - The licensed lounge bar is open from 11am to 10pm
  • Cater for vegetarians - Specific dietary needs catered for with advance notice
  • Half board supplement (£)
  • Serve breakfast - Breakfast is ‘cooked to order’ from a wide menu selection and served between 9am and 10am
  • Serve evening meal

Children & Infants

  • Adult Only

Establishment Features

  • Beach within 2km - Beach is a leisurely 10 minute walk away
  • Central heating throughout
  • Free car parking - subject to availability. Free road parking subject to availability
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Hot Tub/Spa Bath - Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Public telephone
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Spa Facilities

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Romantic

Leisure Facilities

  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor pool - Heated pool with jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool - Seasonal
  • Sauna - including steam facilites

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Central Heating
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • En-suite
  • Four poster beds available
  • Free View TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • TV in all bedrooms

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Tel01803 213121

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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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