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Sonachan House

Guest House

35 St. Andrews Road, PAIGNTON, Devon, TQ4 6HA
4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars Guest Accommodation

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About Us

We are a small, friendly, licensed Guest House ideally situated for the numerous attractions of Paignton, including the beach, pier, multiplex cinema, crazy golf, harbour, the green, Torbay Leisure Centre and Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway. 

Goodrington beach is a short walk away where you will find Quaywest Water Park and many other water attractions.

Torquay’s lively harbour, with it’s restaurants, cafes and bars providing a continental feel, is only 10 minutes away.

We have 9 en-suite bedrooms all of which have beverage tray, TV, clock radio & hairdryer.

We have a well stocked bar including a selection of Real Ales from Paigntons local brewery, Bays Brewery. We also sell their Windfall Cider made from 100% West country apples.

Our lounge has comfy seating and a television with freeview for your use. 

Guests are welcome to enjoy our gardens, including our fantastic new deck, where you can relax and take in the peace & quiet while you have a pot of tea or something stronger!


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Arrival Date:
22nd Apr 2018
Departure Date:
23rd Apr 2018
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Room 1 - for 1 guest(s)

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double en suitefrom £68.00 to £82.00 per room (breakfast included)
Family en suite sleeps 3from £85.00 to £102.50 per room (breakfast included)
Family en suite sleeps 4from £102.00 to £123.00 per room (breakfast included)
Family en suite sleeps 5from £119.00 to £143.50 per room (breakfast included)
Single en-suitefrom £36.00 to £43.00 per room (breakfast included)
Superior Doublefrom £78.00 to £92.00 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.


  • Visit EnglandBreakfast Breakfast 2017
  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousFood Hygiene Rating - 5 Food Hygiene Rating - 5 2017


  • 4 Visit England Stars Guest Accommodation
4 Visit England Stars Guest Accommodation

Opening Times

2018 - Opening (1 Feb 2018 - 16 Dec 2018)

* Open all year exept Christmas/New Year.

From £36.00


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
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Recent Reviews:

  • Graeme C
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely welcoming B&B
    5 of 5 stars
    23rd Oct 2017
    I had to go to Paignton for a family do and I'm glad I chose this B&B. A comfortable room and a friendly welcome from the owners made me feel very much at home. The veggie breakfast was excellent and... Read full review
  • Keith E
    Broxbourne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    An Outstanding Stay!
    5 of 5 stars
    17th Oct 2017
    When I arrived, I got a lovely welcome from Tony & Julie, plus Tea and Biscuits. My room was spotlessly clean, nice and quiet and perfect for my stay.. The breakfast was Amazing... plenty of choice... Read full review
  • patetches
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Weekend stay
    5 of 5 stars
    16th Oct 2017
    Lovely family run B & B who are extremely welcoming. Nothing is too much trouble and they go the extra mile and think of everything. Great cooked breakfast to start the day and plenty of choice. We... Read full review


Road Directions

From M5 junction 31 Take A38 towards Torquay; when road forks, take left fork (A380) towards Torquay; at Penn Inn roundabout go straight ahead (A380); next roundabout, turn right (A380) towards Paignton; go over 3 roundabouts; at next crossroads turn left signposted Paignton Zoo; after zoo take the 1st right; at the end of Penwill Way turn left; at mini-roundabout turn right; take 1st right (Roundham Road); take 1st left into St Andrews Road. We are the first driveway on the right.

Public Transport Directions

From Paignton railway station - 10 minutes walkout of station turn right along Torbay Road. Take first right into Queens Road. At end turn right into Sands Road. St Andrews Road is the first on the left. No.35 is at the top of the road on the left.



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

Key Features

  • In town/city centre

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Cot - by prior arrangement
  • Facilities for children - Games and toys available
  • Highchair - by prior arrangement

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Parking for 8 cars.


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Serve breakfast - Full English breakfast.

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • All major credit cards accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Central Heating
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Electric shaver point
  • Free View TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms

Establishment Features

  • Beach within 2km
  • Central heating throughout
  • Family Friendly
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Near coastal path
  • Open All Year
  • Sea Views
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

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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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