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The Hotel Balmoral

  • Meadfoot Sea Road
  • Torquay
  • Devon
  • TQ1 2LQ


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Close to Beach
  • Close to Golf Course
  • Close to Shops
  • Evening Meals
  • Family
  • Freeview
  • Garden
  • Ground Floor Room/s
  • Group Holidays
  • Half Board
  • Historic Romantic
  • Licensed Bar
  • Live Entertainment
  • No Stag / Hen
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Restaurant
  • Sea Views
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 25 guest rooms
  • Private functions & parking
  • B&B or Half Board
  • Access to Health Club
  • Large bar & outdoor seating
  • Small & large parties
  • 70 seater restaurant
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Tripadvisor Excellence Award

About this Luxury Hotel

The Balmoral Hotel is a real hidden gem situated in the conservation area of Meadfoot in Torquay.  Spectacular sea views are visible from spacious, sunny landscaped gardens and peaceful Blue Flag Meadfoot beach is only a few minutes' walk away.  Torquay town centre and the harbour area are only 10 minutes from the hotel and we're within easy walking distance of popular attractions including Kent's Cavern, Living Coasts and Torre Abbey. 

Exceptional service and a warm welcome are assured in this small independent family run hotel with a variety of guest rooms and a selection of tailored breaks and packages available through the seaon ranging from weekend breaks to Christmas and New Year Breaks.  Delicious locally sourced cuisine is served in our in-house restaurant supervised by our top quality Chef who specialises in French/English cusine.  Ample free parking is also available along with unlimited free WiFi and access to leisure club facilities situated just opposite.

Guest Rooms

The hotel has 25 stylish bedrooms including cosy double rooms, large premium sea view rooms and a variety of other room configurations to suit all guests. 

Rooms are contemporary in style, housed within a classic Victorian building.  Facilities include LCD Freeview TV, tea and coffee making facilities, a desk, en-suite shower and wc, a hairdryer, free WiFi internet access, direct dial telephone, complimentary toiletries and fresh towels which are replaced daily.

A ground floor room with easy access to the restaurant, bar, garden and lounge areas is available - call us direct to book.

Room selection includes:-

  • Standard Cosy Rooms - attractively furnished and ideal for shorter stays with a quirky design and slightly less space.  Cosy Rooms are available as doubles, twins and single rooms with some benefiting from sea views.
  • Cosy Sea View Rooms - with sea and garden views.  These rooms are available as doubles with an en-suite shower and wc.
  • Family Rooms - four of our premium bedrooms can be made up as family rooms sleeping 2 adults and 1 child, with an extra fold out single bed available.  One family room can sleep 4 guests.
  • Premium Rooms - spacious rooms perfect for longer stays with super king-size double beds.  Extra features include more space, superior views and en-suite facilities with a bath and shower.
  • Premium Sea View Rooms - two of these rooms are available with our best sea views, featuring super king-size zip and link beds.  One of these rooms also has a fabulous bay window.

Food & Drink

A delicious, varied breakfast menu is served daily with choice including Full English Breakfast, Balmoral Eggs Benedict, Smoked Salmon and Scrambled Eggs and American Pancakes. 

Fine dine in-house and enjoy a freshly prepared five course meal using the best of local produce and created by our innovative head chef.  The freshest fish is sourced from local Brixham fish market, and eggs and meat produce comes from local farms and family butchers in the Devon area.  Our new French/English table d'hote menu changes daily.  The restaurant is open from 6.45pm to 8pm, and most tables have stunning views.

The hotel is open all year round and caters for all kinds of special occasions with special seasonal menus such as our 8 course festive meal with all the trimmings available across the Christmas season.  Small or large functions are welcome.

Visit our website to browse sample breakfast and evening menus.

Health Club

Guests staying at the hotel may use leisure facilities at the off-site Hesketh Health Club located directly opposite.  Purchase passes for the health club directly - just show your room card. 

Daily passes per person cost £10 and tennis court hire is £5 for one hour (up to 4 people).

Facilities include a 33 stage gymnasium with state of the art equipment, a tennis court and a large indoor heated swimming pool and sauna.

Speciality Breaks

See our choice of themed packages and speciality breaks on our website, ranging from Special Weekend Packages to Christmas Packages, Valentines Breaks and Easter getaways.

Other Facilities/ Information

  • Extras for special occasions available on request including chocolates, flowers, champagne and ice. 
  • Free unlimited WiFi internet access.
  • Beautiful landscaped gardens with sea views.
  • Sunday Lunch Special - book in advance to reserve your Sunday lunch 4 course meal available from 1pm.
  • Restaurant open to residents and non-residents.
  • Live music Friday and Saturday nights.


Bed and Breakfast and Half Board (DBB) rates are available.  Children under 12 years get 50% off when sharing a room with 2 adults whether you're staying B&B or Dinner, B&B.  Group bookings are welcome (sorry no Stag or Hen Parties please).

Check-in is from 2pm to 10pm and check-out time is by 10.30am.  

Around and About

The hotel is situated right next to award-winning Meadfoot beach and is only minutes from Torquay town centre and the harbour. 

Nearby attractions include Torquay's 19 beaches, Paignton Zoo, the National Marine Aquarium, Kent's Cavern, the Steam Railway and boat trips from Torquay Marina. 

Dartmoor National Park is only around a 30 minute drive away and beautiful Babbacombe with more spectacular beaches and a popular model village is within walking distance of the hotel.


The Balmoral is around a 2 minute drive from Torquay town centre.  To reach us follow signs for Torquay Harbour, and from there follow signs to Meadfoot Beach. 

We have blue signage and are the last hotel on the right hand side of the road before you reach Meadfoot beach. 


2Nt Weekend Break + Fine Dining, Sun Lunch - £230 (for Two)

-2 Nts DB&B -Cream Tea on arrival -Enjoy Five course meals in our restaurant every night. -West Country Breakfast Each morning. -Lively live Music each night bar open until late. -3 course Sunday lunch before you leave.

Offer expires 13th Jun 2020

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Easter Break - 3 night half board & B&B offers

Easter Break 3 nights half board per person £195, includes accommodation, 5 course meal each night, breakfast each morning and live music Fri & Sat Sun night. Bed & Breakfast, 3 nights at only £148pp

Offer expires 10th Apr 2020

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25% off rates for dinner bed & breakfast, enjoy five course cuisine in our restaurant and breakfast each morning. Just £47.50pppn after discounts.Valid March & April. Book Online or Via Telephone. (Min 3 Nights Sun to Thurs) Excludes Easter

Offer expires 30th Apr 2020

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7 night stay discounts

Save 15% off half board tariff rates when you book 7 nights or more in June, July, August and September.

This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer

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