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TLH Derwent Hotel Torquay

Type:Hotel

Belgrave Road, TORQUAY, Devon, TQ2 5HS
3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars Hotel

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When you stay at the TLH Derwent Hotel you get so much more than other Torquay Hotels. There’s a wealth of daytime activities to keep all ages amused, outstanding indoor leisure and nightly entertainment throughout the year and the beach is only a few minutes walk away.

Lively and informal, the TLH Derwent is the largest hotel in the TLH Leisure Resort group. Situated in the heart of Torquay, it’s ideal for families and for people who would prefer a hotel which is at the centre of things. Contemporary decor, a relaxed atmosphere and a friendly team to look after you, the stylish 3-star hotel is a great choice for your visit to the beautiful English Riviera.

The name "Derwent" can be traced back to 1913 when the owner of a property further up the road a Mrs F Gibbs, moved into the property and brought along the name “Derwent Private Hotel and Boarding Establishment.” The Murrell family took ownership of the Derwent in 1947 when it was a boarded-up building containing just 28 bedrooms, considerably less than the 174 there are today!

 

With less than 5 minutes walk to Torquay’s seafront, the Derwent offers easy access to the attractive harbour and town centre. The Torquay Land Train also has a convenient drop-off point right outside the hotel, which offers a fun way to get around for all ages.

 

The TLH Derwent Hotel has 174 en suite bedrooms which are located over 4 floors. There are a number of family rooms available, sleeping from 1-5 people, along with adjacent twins and doubles which are a popular choice for families with teenagers. The bright and comfortable bedrooms all feature a private bathroom, TV, telephone and tea and coffee making facilities. Most rooms have lift access, and free Wi-Fi and free parking are also included.

Drinking and dining in the TLH Derwent is an informal affair. The hotel offers contemporary dining in the bright and cheerful restaurant where you can enjoy buffet-style breakfasts including full English or continental choices, with table d'hôte evening meals, a salad bar and a hot buffet. There’s also a delicious range of lunches and evening meals in the Aztec Bistro and the on-site sports bar, Alberts Bar.

 

Bowling at the Derwent Hotel, Torquay

 

Leisure facilities include the luxury Aztec Spa for true relaxation and sheer indulgence, an outdoor pool with a separate children’s pool as well as 2 indoor pools (one of which is the largest indoor pool in Torquay), plus a sauna, steam room and hot tub. The Aztec Gym, which provides the perfect environment for shaping up and working out and there’s also an Aztec games area with 2000 square foot of wall-to-wall fun. You’ll find 10-pin bowling, archery, snooker, pool, tennis tables, a soft play area and more.

 

Kids love to play and make new friends and there’s nowhere better than the Toby Club. Supervised fun and games are organised by the Entertainment Team in the lively playroom, with plenty of toys to keep active youngsters occupied. Activities include competitions, craft fun, mini discos & face painting, modelling, swimming galas and video time because if the kids are happy, you can relax and enjoy yourselves too!

 

Entertainment at the Derwent Hotel, Torquay

 

The hotel's Starlight lounge is the main hub for night-time entertainment and dancing, with a mix of cabaret and live acts from both the in house entertainment team and some of the South West’s leading cabaret artists, there's never a dull moment at the TLH Derwent Hotel!

Gradings

  • 3 Visit England Stars Hotel
3 Visit England Stars Hotel

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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4 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Location
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      607
    • Very Good
      549
    • Average
      227
    • Poor
      103
    • Terrible
      73

    Recent Reviews:

    • sbristol2020
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Fabulous holiday break
      5 of 5 stars
      25th Apr 2022
      The Derwent Hotel was a fabulous holiday break for myself and young children between 8-4 yo. So much on-site entertainment both day and night and also lovely, friendly, welcoming atmosphere from... Read full review
    • Sarah-davies17
      Amazing family hotel for all ages with everything you need
      5 of 5 stars
      26th Apr 2022
      Having stayed here many times over the last 20 years we returned as a family of 12 ages from 3yrs to 70yrs. Yet again it did not disappoint, everything from the facilities, service and staff were... Read full review
    • Nomad26238000912
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Please keep smokers away from your front door
      5 of 5 stars
      2nd May 2022
      Please keep smokers away from your front door Great hotel for families. We had bed and breakfast and had a great time. The swimming pool was lovely. Comfy bed and reasonable price. Spoilt... Read full review

    Facilities

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children (Minimum age) - 0-5 Yrs - Free of Charge 6-10 Yrs - £17 per child per night 11-15 Yrs - £25 per child per night
    • Accept children all ages
    • Cot
    • Facilities for children - Cots; high chairs; children's teas; baby listening; supervised playroom with daily activities.
    • Highchair

    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Regular evening entertainment

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Serve evening meal - 3 course table d'hote menu with full waiter service.

    Facilities

    Room / Unit Features

    • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available

    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Hot Tub/Spa Bath

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Bar

    Establishment Features

    • Licenced for alcohol

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking - One hundred spaces.

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Spa bath
    • Spa Treatments

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Indoor pool - 25 metre themed indoor pool and fun pool, sauna and spa pool.
    • Outdoor pool - One outdoor pool with children's pool.
    • Swimming pool

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Accessible to Wheelchair Users

    Catering

    • Bar
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Room service
    • Serve breakfast - Full English breakfast.
    • Serve evening meal - 3 course table d'hote menu with full waiter service.
    • Serve lunch - Bar meals available plus all-day coffee shop serving snacks and light refreshments at the Aztec Bistro.

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children (Minimum age) - 0-5 Yrs - Free of Charge 6-10 Yrs - £17 per child per night 11-15 Yrs - £25 per child per night
    • Accept children all ages
    • Children's play area
    • Cot
    • Facilities for children - Cots; high chairs; children's teas; baby listening; supervised playroom with daily activities.
    • Food/bottle warming available
    • Highchair
    • Special meal times for children - This applies in the school holidays

    Establishment Features

    • 24 hr return laundry service
    • Accept coach parties
    • Beach within 2km
    • Central heating throughout
    • Conference facilities
    • Event venue
    • Garden/patio for guests' use
    • Hot Tub/Spa Bath
    • Ironing facilities
    • Licenced for alcohol
    • Lift
    • Near coastal path
    • Night porter
    • Open All Year
    • Public telephone
    • Regular evening entertainment
    • Separate guests' lounge
    • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

    Key Features

    • Non smoking establishment

    Languages spoken

    • French spoken
    • German spoken
    • Italian spoken
    • Polish spoken
    • Spanish spoken

    Leisure Facilities

    • Games Room
    • Gym
    • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities - On-site hair, health and beauty salon.
    • Indoor pool - 25 metre themed indoor pool and fun pool, sauna and spa pool.
    • Other sporting facilities - 10 pin bowling; snooker; pool; 4 rink indoor bowls centre.
    • Outdoor pool - One outdoor pool with children's pool.
    • Sauna
    • Solarium
    • Spa bath
    • Spa Treatments
    • Swimming pool

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking - One hundred spaces.

    Payment Methods

    • All major credit cards accepted
    • Delta accepted
    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Special group rates
    • Visa accepted

    Room / Unit Features

    • Colour television in all bedrooms
    • Free View TV
    • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
    • Non smoking rooms available
    • Radio in all bedrooms
    • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
    • Telephone in all bedrooms

    Specialist Features

    • Christmas/New Year Programme
    • Honeymoon Breaks
    • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
    • Marketed to any other specialist market - Indoor and outdoor bowling for groups and individuals.

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    Opening Dates and Times

    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2022 - Opening (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    From A380 Follow A3022 from Newton Abbot to Torquay. At jct of Newton Abbot road and Avenue Road, take left fork signed to town centre. At one-way system take right lane then left lane round corner. Derwent on right 0.25 mile on.

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