Esplanade Hotel Paignton


Sands Road, PAIGNTON, Devon, TQ4 6EG

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About Us

The Esplanade Hotel, Paignton is the perfect base for a seaside holiday on the ‘English Riviera’, Devon. There are 83 comfortable, en suite bedrooms, many with a sea view, as well as restaurant, lounge and bar, and the Riviera Suite with regular live entertainment including comedy, music and quizzes. The South West Coastal Path is close by, so if you’re walking the path and looking for a comfortable place to stay, the Esplanade Hotel is perfect.

You’ll never be short of things to do in this classic English seaside town. Paignton has a pier and harbour and is perfectly placed for excursions and trip to explore the sea, the Devon coast with rocky coves, pretty towns, and amazing landscapes. There are regular events and festivals.

Paignton Zoo will keep family members of all ages entertained. Local attractions such as the UNESCO Global Geopark, Compton Castle and Dartmouth Steam Railway, The Dartmoor National Park, as well as other towns such as Totnes, Dartmouth and Torquay, where you’ll find a broad range of entertainments, are all close by.


  • 83 bedrooms
  • All bedrooms have flatscreen TVs, tea and coffee-making facilities and hairdryer
  • Sun Lounge
  • Harbour Bar Lounge
  • Riviera Suite for live entertainment
  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pet friendly
  • On site car parking (booking advised)

This is the area known as the English Riviera, and so you are spoiled for choice for sandy beaches, traditional seaside attractions and watersports. Try out any of the following while you are staying at the Esplanade Hotel:

Paignton Beach, 400 metres
Saltern Cove and Oyster Cove, 1.4 miles
Goodrington Beach, 0.5 miles
Broadsands Beach, 2 miles
Meadfooot Beach, 4.6 miles

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double en suite£50.00 per room (breakfast included)
Single en suite£25.00 per room (breakfast included)
Twin en suite£50.00 per room (breakfast included)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
2021 Opening (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
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    Recent Reviews:

    • judith_lyle
      Port Talbot, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Tired and in need of refurbishment
      2 of 5 stars
      12th Sept 2021
      Just visited the esplanade in Paignton. One night was more than enough! The positives were that the staff were pleasant, friendly and welcoming. The room was relatively clean, although there did... Read full review
    • jill979
      Arundel, United Kingdom
      Awful hotel
      1 of 5 stars
      13th Sept 2021
      We spent 4 nights at the Esplanade Hotel in September 2021. We were charged £108.47 per night for a standard double room (no meals) plus £6 per night for parking. We felt robbed. We do not post this... Read full review
    • Q1450PLlizh
      Lovely 4 night stay
      5 of 5 stars
      13th Sept 2021
      Just got back from this hotel and what a holiday it was. Big shout out to Hayley on reception who couldn't do enough for us. Always a smile on her face, very welcoming and friendly, accommodating and... Read full review


    Road Directions

    From M5From M5 follow signs for Torquay. At roundabout follow ring road for Paignton sea front. The hotel is at far right end of seafront on corner of Sands Road.

    Public Transport Directions

    From Paignton - 0.25 milesFollow Torbay Road to seafront; hotel is situated on far right end of seafront at corner of Sands Road.



    • Bar
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Serve breakfast
    • Serve evening meal

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children (Minimum age) - 0
    • Cot
    • Highchair

    Establishment Features

    • Accept coach parties
    • Central heating throughout
    • Ironing facilities
    • Licenced for alcohol
    • Lift
    • Night porter
    • Open All Year
    • Public telephone
    • Regular evening entertainment
    • Sea Views
    • Separate guests' lounge

    Key Features

    • In town/city centre
    • Seafront

    Leisure Facilities

    • Games Room

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Payment Methods

    • Delta accepted
    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Room / Unit Features

    • Colour television in all bedrooms
    • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
    • Non smoking rooms available
    • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms

    Specialist Features

    • Christmas/New Year Programme

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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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