The Westgate

Guest House

Falkland Road, TORQUAY, Devon, TQ2 5JP
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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From £42.00
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  • the Guests' lounge
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  • Dining room
  • King four poster
  • super king
  • Family 3 person
  • double room
  • shower room
  • standard single room
  • superior single or double
  • four poster

About Us

The Westgate is Visit England assessed 4 star with silver award winning family run accommodation.  The Westgate is a beutiful late Victorian villa that retains lots of its period charm. Set in a leafy conservation area near Torre Abbey it has the advantage of  its own secure on-site carpark, guests' lounge and bar. It's central for the beach, entertainment and shopping all within easy walking distance or No32 bus route from outside the front of the Hotel. Just 5 min walk to Torquay railway station great for a train trip to the bay or for a day out on the train. The Westgate is one of the nearest to the English Riviera Conference and Leisure Centre.

There is a good selection of rooms from a luxury four poster, superkings/twins, 3 person family room, classic doubles, superior singles and a single room 11 rooms in total of which all are en-suite with either shower or bath and are comfortably decorated & furnished. Rooms are central heated with there own thermostat control radiator. Included for our guests relaxation and enjoyment are Freeview TV, Free WiFi, assorted teas/coffee beverage trays, bathrobes & toiletries.  A double room is avilable on the ground floor with easy access to the dining room, guest lounge and bar areas.

We will be offering a small selection of bar meals available in the evening depending on the season - please call to ensure if this is required we can ensure availability.

Our breakfast selections is wide & varied, we are able to cater for different dietary needs (do call ahead to ensure we are prepared) Our full locally sourced Full English breakfast is served in a spacious bright dining room, positioned on the ground floor to the front of the house.

Children are welcome from 5 years old.


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Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double en suitefrom £64.00 to £77.00 per room (breakfast included)
Family en suite bathroomfrom £84.00 to £122.00 per room (breakfast included)
King en-suite with bathfrom £69.00 to £82.00 per person (breakfast included)
king/Twin en suite bathroomfrom £69.00 to £85.00 per room (breakfast included)
Kingsize Four Poster roomfrom £80.00 to £93.00 per room (breakfast included)
Single en suitefrom £42.00 to £64.00 per room (breakfast included)

*Discounts available call and ask directly


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

Opening Times

Open New Year
Open Christmas
2019 -Opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
2020-Opening (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Check in from 2pm- 8pm .
Check out by 10.30am,

From £42.00



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Recent Reviews:

  • stevebB9522DH
    Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Happy holidays
    5 of 5 stars
    16th Sept 2019
    New hosts, same excellent standards, Karen and Lee are most welcoming hosts with breakfast still to a high standard as are the rooms, taxis ordered for you as and when you need them, will return... Read full review
  • Yoyo7490
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    5 of 5 stars
    22nd Sept 2019
    Made to feel very welcome from the minute we arrived to when we left, nothing was too much trouble, everything done to a very high standard, nice rooms very clean, lovely breakfast, would highly... Read full review
  • ericmili
    Trip Type:
    A great stay
    5 of 5 stars
    4th Nov 2019
    Welcoming and homely and very professional. There is a comfortable TV lounge and a well stocked bar for those who fancy a relaxing evening with a nightcap. A good choice for breakfast. Good value... Read full review

Special Offers

  • Book 2 nights or more in a double, super-king, twin four-poster or family room and get £5.00 a night off 2 people sharing. Single rooms you can get £3.00 a night off.Direct phone bookings only.01803 295 350 QUOTE ENGLISH RIVIERA  . Mention ERTC special offer.

    More offers like this - English Riviera Short Break Offers


Road Directions

From A380Follow A380 from the M5. On approaching Torquay, follow the signs for the seafront. At the last traffic lights before the sea, there is a restaurant called "Ocean Drive" on the right-hand side and Torre Abbey gates on the left. Turn sharp left here back on yourself into Falkland Road; 300 yards on your left, you will find The Westgate.

Public Transport Directions

From Torquay - 0.5 miles On leaving Torquay station turn left into Falkland Road, turn left and walk for approximately 600 yards. The walk is uphill. Alternatively, take a taxi -it's only a minute's ride.



  • Accept Children over 7
  • Free Wi-Fi available


  • Bar - comfortable bar lounge with freeview television,
  • Cater for vegetarians - vegetarian option available when prior notice given
  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Serve a 'Real Bath Breakfast'
  • Serve breakfast - between 8.15 - 9.00am.Full english and lighter options. Earlier breakfast available on request. veggie options.
  • Serves Local Food

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - we do not accept children under 5yrs

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties - large car park, with parking facilities, 22 bedspaces available
  • Available for wedding receptions - Small receptions catered for maximum 24 persons sit down or 30 buffet person.
  • Beach within 2km
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem) - free Wi-Fi available throughout building, just bring your laptop.
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities - Minutes away from The English Riveria Conference & Leisure Centre. Free wireless broadband access throughout the building
  • Garden/patio for guests' use - small patio area.
  • Ironing facilities - all rooms have small ironing board, irons available at reception.
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Near coastal path
  • Open All Year
  • Public telephone - payphone located in ground floor hall.
  • Separate guests' lounge - Relax in our guest lounge,with freeview Television and DVD player.
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • In town/city centre - within 7 mins walk into town.
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - Within a couple of minutes walking to Torquay Abbey & Spanish barn, recently opened after refurbishment
  • Seafront - within 3-5 minutes to Torre Abbey sands.

Leisure Facilities

  • Gym - within minutes walking to The English Riviera leisure centre and other facilities
  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities - English Riviera Leisure centre only minutes away with all facilities
  • Indoor pool - Within a few minutes from the Riviera leisure centre, with its wavepool and numerous facilities
  • Sauna - close to the English Riviera Leisure centre
  • Swimming pool - close to the English Riviera Leisure centre with wave pool and other activities
  • Tennis court - within easy reach to tennis courts by abbey sands

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - there are 9 marked bays at the front of the property with level access to the main door
  • Off site parking - Free parking also on road opposite The Westgate, and behind on Bath Lane
  • On site parking - Free large carpark, ample spaces for all rooms.

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted - 2% charge when using credit cards no charge for debit cards

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms - Flat screen freeview TV's in all rooms
  • Electric shaver point
  • Four poster beds available - Stay in our Premier kingsize four poster room.
  • Free View TV
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available - Ground floor Double ensuite room,available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available - we are 100% no smoking throughout the building
  • Radio in all bedrooms - clockradio
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms - Complimentary tea & coffee making , including flavoured teas, hot chocolate topped up daily
  • TV in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings - Only 3 minutes walk away from The English Riviera conference centre Large free car park. Free wireless Broadband access throughout the building.
  • Christmas/New Year Programme
  • Honeymoon Breaks
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Special provisions for lone female travellers

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Wi-fi available

Get in Touch

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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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