The Torcroft, Torquay

Bed & Breakfast

28-30 Croft Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5UE

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Tel01803 298 292

Tel07872 997511

Add The Torcroft, Torquay to your Itinerary

From £95.00
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  • Relax and do nothing for a while.
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  • Partial sea views.
  • Relax on your private balcony.
  • Partial Sea view.
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  • A touch of class.
  • Room 5 - the largest room in the house, with a large bathroom. Bed can be either SuperKing or Twin.
  • Room 6 - KingSize Bed
  • Room 11

About Us

Update May 2021 The Torcroft, named second best-rated B&B in the UK and Europe and third in the world.

The Torcroft is an award-winning Bed & Breakfast in a remarkable setting in Torquay, which is currently rated 4th out of 148 B & B's on TripAdvisor and 9.6 on For every traveller it is always a delight to find a hotel which not only meets your expectations, but exceeds them. Discover the charm and warmth of this lovely haven on the English Riviera. Located 5 minutes walk from the The Bay and 10 minutes from the harbour, Princess Theatre and Torquay seaside town.

Rooms at The Torcroft are decorated in a contemporary style to a high standard, with an emphasis on quality, luxury and comfort. Guests tell us that that they enjoyed an excellent night’s sleep, perhaps due in part to our exclusive quiet location and our wonderful beds. All our modern en-suite bathrooms offer beautiful toiletries supplied by St Kitts Herbery, based in Cornwall. Refreshment are replenished daily, with locally sourced products you'd expect in a top establishment, including Yorkshire Tea, chilled Devon water, milk pods to reduce our plastic use and biscuits baked in-house.

Breakfast at The Torcroft will set you up well for the day ahead. From the buffet you can choose from a selection of homemade granola, museli, organic yoghurt, honey, morning scrolls, seasonal fruits and delicious jams. From the kitchen we offer some cooked delights to keep you going, including our local suasages, bacon and free range eggs served how you like them. Breakfast is served from 08:30 - 09:30 (10:00 at weekends) 

Sample menu includes; full English breakfast, wild mushroom toastsham and fried eggs, grilled kippers, brown butter and parsley, porridge with Earl Grey stewed prunes, toasted walnuts and melted butter and ham and cheese omelette

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Balcony Suite£145.00 per room (breakfast included)
Compact Double£95.00 per room (breakfast included)
Luxury Suite£145.00 per room (breakfast included)
Luxury Suite£145.00 per room (breakfast included)
Standard£125.00 per room (breakfast included)
Standard Double£125.00 per room (breakfast included)
Superior Ensuite£135.00 per room (breakfast included)

*Booking Direct is always the best option, particularly if you are thinking of a longer stay, please call us!


  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
  • TripAdvisor AwardsTrip Advisor Travellers Choice Best of the Best Award 2020 Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Best of the Best Award 2020 2021
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
2021 (19 May 2020 - 31 Oct 2021)

* We are open each year from Easter to the end of October, and then weekends over the winter and Spring. Please note we are closed over January and until Valentine's Weekend too.

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  • Travelers Choice 2021
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Recent Reviews:

  • trishasounds
    Trip Type:
    Hidden gem!
    5 of 5 stars
    3rd Sept 2021
    Wonderful experience for our minimoon! Warm welcome from both Gary and Phillip from the moment we booked to the very end! Breakfast was immaculate with a wide spread of choices and the girls provided... Read full review
  • webtours26
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Fabulous stay
    5 of 5 stars
    11th Sept 2021
    Have just returned home form a really nice 6 night stay. Great welcome from Gary showed us the fridge to get fresh milk and water for a cuppa after a long journey. We had room no 5 lovely large... Read full review
  • aintreevillage
    Delightful Stay.
    5 of 5 stars
    14th Sept 2021
    Having stayed for a short break in September.It was a pleasure to stay in such a lovely hotel and nothing was to much trouble for Gary or Phil everything was perfect. Beautiful decor and amazing... Read full review


Road Directions

From A38 Follow signs to seafront and town centre which will bring you to Belgrave Road. At traffic lights jct turn left into Lucius Street. Croft Road is the 1st turning on the right. The Torcroft is 300 yds along on the left.

Public Transport Directions

From Torquay - 0.5 milesAlong seafront to major traffic lights, up Shedden Hill, 1st left into Croft Road.



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


  • Additional meal details - Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten and Lactose Free catered for.
  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Serve breakfast

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - The Torcroft is able to accomodate children aged 12 and above.
  • Adult Only - The Torcroft is able to accoodate children of 12 years and over.

COVID-19 Response

  • Advance booking essential
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Online booking possible
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Beach within 2km - The Bay is a 5 minute walk from The Torcroft.
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Central heating throughout
  • Free car parking
  • Garden/patio for guests' use - South facing terrace, where guests can enjoy a drink or bar snack .
  • Independent Business
  • Ironing facilities - The Torcroft offers an iron and ironing board and trouser press.
  • Ironing Facilities - The Torcroft offers an iron and ironing board on request - please note these are not stored in guest bedrooms.
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Near coastal path
  • On-site parking or valet parking
  • Sea Views - Partial sea view from Balcony Suites
  • Separate guests' lounge - The Torcroft offers a guests' lounge and fully licensed bar.
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Green
  • In town/city centre - 4 minutes to beach
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - The Torcroft was built in 1860 as a Gentleman's Residence and has stunning original features in the guest lounge and dining room.
  • Romantic
  • Seafront - Guests can enjoy a partial sea view from some of the bedrooms, and is a very short walk to The Bay.
  • Travelling Through

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - Free car park for guests.
  • On site parking - Free parking for guests.

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • All major credit cards accepted
  • American Express accepted
  • Apple pay accepted
  • Cash & Cheque accepted
  • Cash accepted
  • Contactless payment accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates - The Torcroft can accomodate large parties, including the entire hotel, catering for up to 22 guests. Please contact The Tocroft direct if you are interested in discusssing options for large parties. Please note we do not accomodate stag or hen parties.
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Central Heating
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Colour Television in all units
  • Electric shaver point
  • En-suite
  • Free View TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • TV in all bedrooms
  • WiFi

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly - The Torcroft has reduced it's use of disposable plastics across the hotel, employs a Green Policy, committed to saving waste and recylcing. The Torcroft offers a pre-order menu, to minimalise food waster.
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Pets (Proprietors) on premises - Minka, a Hungrian Viszla, also lives at The Torcroft. Minka lives downstairs with her owners and never goes upstairs or accesses guest bedrooms.
  • Special provisions for lone female travellers
  • Special provisions for walkers

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available - Please contact The Torcroft directly if you are interested in booking for a group Please note we do not accomodate stag or hen parties.
  • Wi-fi available

Get in Touch

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Call direct on:

Tel01803 298 292

Tel07872 997511

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Call direct on:

Tel01803 298 292

Tel07872 997511

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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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