The Briars

Guest House

26 Sands Road, PAIGNTON, Devon, TQ4 6EJ
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Briars, Paignton, Devon
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About Us

Enviable seafront position, overlooking Paignton seafront with the harbour around the corner. Family run, licensed accommodation with a reputation for good service, excellent home cooking and a friendly comfortable atmosphere. 12 ensuite bedrooms, 7 of which have sea views, including 1 on the ground floor. Rooms equipped with colour TV, DVD, CD player, hairdryer, radio alarm clocks, hospitality tray, complimentary toiletries, towels and thermostatic controlled central heating.

Each morning guests can select from a comprehensive breakfast menu in our comfortable dining room. We also have private car parking, a comfortable lounge bar and a patio for guests use.

Tariff based on stays for 2 or more nights. Sea view rooms available, please contact us for further details.

A warm welcome awaits you at the Briars, Paignton, Devon.

The hotel occupies a premier position overlooking Paignton seafront, situated on level ground with its own car parking front and rear, just a few yards from the delightful harbour and beach. Splendid views across Torbay and a short level walk from the town centre, railway station and entertainment areas.

A pick up service for the guests and their luggage from Paignton railway and bus stations is available on request. The regular local Stagecoach bus number 12 will take you to Brixham, Torquay or Newton Abbott.  The Dartmouth Steam Railway will let you enjoy a day out to Dartmouth enjoying breath taking coastal views along the way.

There is plenty to see and do for all ages in Paignton, a part of the English Riviera.

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Opening Times

2021 Opening (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)



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    Recent Reviews:

    • xenarocks
      Trip Type:
      Home from home
      5 of 5 stars
      11th July 2021
      What a lovely hotel,mandy & malcom are the perfect hosts,the breakfast is 5 star with a selection of all things wonderful & the full English is amazing (please note the berries may fall of the... Read full review
    • C955JRchristinec
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      Great value friendly welcome
      5 of 5 stars
      29th July 2021
      Great value accommodation always friendly welcome Good choices for breakfast, preorder evening before which is easy and Great on these changing times All covid rules are followed and clearly on... Read full review
    • R3566FXmikewalden
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      If only we had booked longer
      5 of 5 stars
      30th July 2021
      Booked only 5 days a bit apprehensive about covid restrictions and how hotels would cope with cleanliness and breakfasts, absolutely no concerns what so ever, from the moment we arrived the whole... Read full review


    Road Directions

    From A380 Drive along Paignton seafront keeping the sea on your left. Turn right at mini-roundabout at end of seafront. The hotel is immediately on your right.

    Public Transport Directions

    From Paignton Train Station: Walk down to seafront, turn right to end of esplanade. The hotel is just across Sand Road.



    • Bar
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Serve breakfast

    Establishment Features

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

    Key Features

    • Non smoking establishment
    • Seafront

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Payment Methods

    • All major credit cards accepted
    • American Express accepted
    • Delta accepted
    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Room / Unit Features

    • CD Player in all bedrooms
    • Colour television in all bedrooms
    • DVD Player in all bedrooms
    • Electric shaver point
    • Free View TV
    • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
    • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
    • Radio in all bedrooms
    • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms

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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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