Howden Court Hotel Torquay


23 Croft Road, TORQUAY, Devon, TQ2 5UD

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Howden Court Hotel Torquay

About Us

‘Howden Court Hotel. A Victorian property built in 1860 still retaining many of the original fine architectural features. The grounds include for a ¾ acre rear garden, South facing and with direct access to Croft Meadow Walk, a private pathway leading to within 100 metres of Torquays main beach and seafront. For those looking for something different we also have our own 49 seater passenger coach and provide coach excursions for hotel guests, private bookings etc. The hotel looks to create a warm, friendly and relaxed atmosphere – a home from home feel with service and quality as standard. For details on guest rooms, entertainment, disability facilities etc please view our website or call:01803 294844.’


  • TripAdvisor AwardsTrip Advisor Travellers Choice Award 2019 Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award 2019 2019

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year

* Special dates & rates: Christmas & New Year

Hotel closed during February



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Traveler's Choice
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • granny46312
    Tamworth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Christmas holiday and new year
    5 of 5 stars
    2nd Jan 2020
    Well, do not know where to start, as soon as we boarded the coach which belongs to the hotel, the fun and the Christmas spirit began. On arrival at the hotel, Peter welcomed us in the Howden Court... Read full review
  • MLindsay007
    West Midlands
    Travel company weekend away
    5 of 5 stars
    16th Feb 2020
    Just back from a weekend at the Howden Court Hotel, and whilst storm Dennis did it's best to dampen our spirts the staff at the Howden did an excellent job to keep us all relaxed and entertained. The... Read full review
  • 410barrya
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    21st Feb 2020
    Just back from the Howden Court. Never fails to impress, great location, excellent accommodation, food & service all round. Great entertainment to. Would not book anywhere else in Torquay. Great... Read full review


Road Directions

From M5 onto A38 heading for Newton Abbot and Torquay. Keeping heading for Torquay, at forked road junction (Torre railway station on right), approach either via left of fork heading for town centre and then down Belgrave Road towards seafgront, partway down Belgrave Road at traffic lights turn left into Lucius Street and then right into Croft Road, we are half way along Croft Road on right hand side. Alternatively at junction by Torre station take right hand fork and approach via Avenue Road akeep going as far as the seafront then turn left at seafront. At traffic lights go up Shedden Hill then turn left into Croft Road, we are partway long Croft Road on left hand side.

Public Transport Directions

By Train. From Torquay railway station approx. 3/4 mile. Local taxi's available from station. Walk to hotel approx. 15/20 minutes - route from Torquay's main station at rear of Grand Hotel- walk along seafront towards Torquay town centre at 2nd set of traffic lights (Premier Inn on left) walk up Shedden Hill then turn left into Croft Road, we are partway along Croft Road on left hand side.



  • Free Wi-Fi available
  • Within 1 Mile of a Train Station


  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Facilities for the Disabled


  • Additional meal details - Vegetarian, vegan
  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Half board supplement (£)
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch - Sandwiches, tea & coffee, bar drinks

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Facilities for children
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Beach within 2km
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Lift
  • Near coastal path
  • Public telephone
  • Regular evening entertainment
  • Sea Views
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Wedding Venue
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Accessible
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Haunted - Built in 1860 this Victorian Villa, once the home of Admiral Howden does have its own ghost..... Mary. Built in 1860 this Victorian Villa, once the home of Admiral Howden does have its own ghost...Mary. Apparantly she is a friendly ghost! Mary died accidentally in the nineteenth century and has stayed in the hotel ever since!
  • In town/city centre
  • Non smoking establishment - Hotel is completely non-smoking
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Seafront - Via the private pathway from the Hotel you are only a 300 yards stroll from Torquay's main beach and seafront.

Leisure Facilities

  • Games Room
  • Wet Room Available

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Electric shaver point
  • Free View TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • TV in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Christmas/New Year Programme
  • Honeymoon Breaks
  • Marketed to any other specialist market - Bowls Group

Travel & Trade

  • Free accommodation for coach driver
  • Group discounts available
  • Wi-fi available

Get in Touch

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Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211

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