The Sandpiper Guest House

Guest House

Rowdens Road, TORQUAY, DEVON, TQ2 5AZ
4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars Guest House

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Sandpiper Hotel, Torquay

About Us

A warm welcome awaits you at the Sandpiper Guest House, set in a peaceful tree lined cul-de-sac just a short walk away from the Riviera International Centre, Torre Abbey Gardens and the seafront. We offer quality accommodation in a relaxed, informal and friendly atmosphere.

The Sandpiper Guest House is your ideal holiday base, we cater for all age groups and dogs are also very welcome.

We are well placed for exploring the Torbay area with Torquay town centre and harbour, with lively bars, cafes and restaurants being only 15 minutes walk away. The beautifully manicured Torre Abbey gardens are only a 10 minute walk, with numerous activities to try like Pitch and Putt Golf, Tennis and Bowls. The Riviera Centre is also close to the gardens and contains a swimming pool, restaurants and conference facilities.

For families with children, Torre Abbey Sands is a 10 minute walk and offers a good quality beach with bathing. For the more adventuous Dartmoor is within 20 minutes drive with miles of walks and stunning scenery.

During your stay at the Sandpiper you can be assured of good good and high standards of service to make your stay and enjoyable one.

We have ample parking at the front of the guest house with easy access to the property and can also offer free pickup by prior arrangement from Torquay Railway or Bus Station should you require.

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  • 4 Visit England Stars Guest House
4 Visit England Stars Guest House

Opening Times

Opening 2020 (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
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Recent Reviews:

  • jetches46
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    Mr John Etches
    5 of 5 stars
    25th Oct 2019
    One of the best guest houses we have stayed in. Hotel very clean owners very welcoming and helpful breakfast was fantastic great variety of fruits good choice of cooked breakfast free off road... Read full review
  • Geoff L
    Trip Type:
    Round Trip
    4 of 5 stars
    3rd Nov 2019
    What a lovely bed & breakfast this is. 10 minute walk from the sea front. Just a little hill to contain with but very manageable. The hosts were superb Nothing was no trouble. The room very clean and... Read full review
  • Mark S
    Trip Type:
    A smile goes a long way at breakfast
    3 of 5 stars
    6th Nov 2019
    Nice clean room comfy bed however shower very poor pressure, very helpfull on where to eat etc, however our stay was spoilt by the miserable nature of the lady who served our breakfast and we both... Read full review


Road Directions

From M5/A380
From Newton Abbot road coming into Torquay turn right at Torre station into Avenue Road. Turn left into Bampfylde Road, 1st left into Rowdens Road.

Public Transport Directions

From Torquay Train Station
Turn left out of station up to traffic lights. Turn left into Avenue Road, then right into Bampflyde Road. Rowdens Road is the first on the left.



  • Facilities for the Disabled


  • Additional meal details - Packed lunches and bar meals
  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serves Local Food

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - 0
  • Children's videos/DVDs available
  • Cot - Free of charge
  • Facilities for children
  • Highchair - Free of charge

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Beach within 2km
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Central heating throughout
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Number of Shared Bathrooms - 1
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted
  • Pets accepted by arrangement
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • In town/city centre

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

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

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Electric shaver point
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Pets (Proprietors) on premises

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

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