The Elmdene

Guest House

The Elmdene, Rathmore Road, TORQUAY, TQ2 6NZ
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The Elmdene

About Us

The Elmdene Hotel has proudly been awarded Five star Gold for 2019

Your resident hosts Trevor & Kim invite you to relax and enjoy the warm friendly atmosphere of our small family run quality accommodation in Torquay. The elmdene is Visit Britain 5 star gold rated guest accomodation and has also recieved a visit Britain breakfast award. We take pride in offering all our guests high standards of service and attention.

The Elmdene bed and breakfast in Torquay is perfectly situated to explore the English Riviera and its beautiful surroundings.We has a bus stop 50m from the front of the building. We are on the level just 300m from Torquay beach and railway station, 250m from the English Riviera conference centre and just a short walk from Torquay town centre, beaches, theatre and harbour. Despite our close proximity to all the amenities Elmdene is set in a quiet and peaceful location.

The Elmdene bed and breakfast in Torquay is situated in a tree lined road with a lawned garden to the front and has a large free private car park providing ample parking for all.

Elmdene has 6 comfortable en-suite bedrooms. A comfortable Lounge / TV sun lounge where we also provide free internet access. Breakfast is served at individual tables in our elegant Victorian dining room. We offer a varied selection of cereals, Yogurts and fruit juices, and to order freshly cooked full English breakfast or lighter options of your choice, followed by a selection of white or brown toast, freshly brewed tea or coffee and preserves. At the Elmdene we offer quality Torquay accommodation, with high standards of comfort and cleanliness throughout. Our aim is to ensure that your stay with us is a relaxed and happy one.

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  • Visit EnglandGold Gold 2019
  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) 2017
  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence - 2019 TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence - 2019 2019


  • 5 Visit England Stars
5 Visit England Stars

Opening Times

2020 Opening (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)



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Recent Reviews:

  • adamsteere
    London, United Kingdom
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    Trev and Kim were phenomenal
    5 of 5 stars
    31st July 2020
    Firstly I just want to say what welcoming hosts both Kim and Trevor were. They made our trip to Torquay amazing. The hotel itself is very welcoming and so incredibly clean. The beds were comfortable... Read full review
  • 876natalieh
    Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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    5* B&B
    5 of 5 stars
    31st July 2020
    We stayed at the Elmdene for 5 nights at the end of July in room 5. Trev and Kim are fantastic hosts and made us feel very welcome from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. Very clean, tidy... Read full review
  • maryrQ6997ZT
    5 of 5 stars
    1st Aug 2020
    We have just returned after a 5-night stay at the Elmdene. This is our 3rd visit to the Elmdene but first with Kim and Trevor. They are the BEST hosts we have ever had. We stay in a lot of hotels... Read full review


Road Directions

•From the M5 take the A380 to Torquay•From Newton abbot follow the A3022 towards town centre•At Torre railway station the road splits into two lanes, take the right hand lane signposted seafront•Follow avenue road, through one set of traffic lights, at next set of lights turn right into walnut road•Drive 100m down Walnut road and Elmdene is in front of you



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


  • Bar
  • Serve breakfast

Establishment Features

  • Beach within 2km
  • Licenced for alcohol

Key Features

  • Non smoking establishment
  • Romantic

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Diners Club accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Central Heating
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Digital TV
  • Free View TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • iPod Dock
  • 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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