The Palace Hotel

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The Palace Hotel

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Welcome to One of the Finest Hotels in Torquay

Situated among 25 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens extending to the sea, The Palace is one of the largest and most prestigious hotels in Torquay.  With comfortable lounges, beautiful surroundings and old world charm, this Torquay hotel still echoes many of the characteristics of its notable heritage as the home to the Bishop of Exeter. Boasting some impressive indoor and outdoor sports and leisure facilities this Devon hotel has much to offer, including a 9-hole championship golf course, 6 tennis courts, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool and a fitness suite among others.


Devon Hotels in the English Riviera

This is one of the best located Devon hotels to explore the English Riviera, with its 22 miles of stunning South Devon coastline, sandy beaches, rocky coves and picturesque harbours, there is much to discover. The bustling harbour town of Torquay is located a short walk from the hotel and offers a number of waterside restaurants and bars. Additionally the area offers an abundance of attractions, from historical houses and award-winning gardens to family adventure parks and coastal activities.


Accommodation in Torquay

One of the largest superior 4-star Devon hotels in the South West, the Palace Hotel in Torquay was established in the 1920s and combines traditional standards of service, accommodation and attention to detail with modern facilities which are an everyday aspect of day-to-day living.


A Variety of Hotel Accommodation in Torquay



Light and airy with large windows opening out over the gardens and decorated with an understated refinement, the twin or king-size double bedroom, lounge and deluxe bathroom offers a special accommodation ensemble as one of our hotel suites.With a selection of fresh fruit and mineral water to welcome you on arrival, the lounge features a mini bar facility.


Deluxe Suites

Situated on the first floor, these suites feature private balconies overlooking the stunning gardens, perfect for a spot of sunbathing or al fresco dining.


Executive Rooms

Available as either twin or double-bedded, executive hotel rooms are spacious, garden-facing accommodation with opulent decor and mini bar.


Garden Facing

A selection of rooms on each of the three floors offers picturesque views over the Italian-style landscaped grounds, rose garden or golf course.


Standard Rooms

Single, twin or double hotel accommodation.


Family Rooms

A number of rooms are particularly suitable for families, having either interconnecting doors between adjoining rooms or being spacious enough to include extra beds or cots.

If you are wishing to book one of our luxury family rooms, we do strongly recommend that you telephone us rather than book directly online in order that we can reserve the perfect combination of rooms to suit your complete needs.


Restaurants in Torquay

Evenings spent at this Torquay restaurant are a delicious combination of elegant indulgence, good company and a real sense of occasion. Our professional brigade of chefs produce the highest quality English and French cuisine; each dish created with the utmost care and dedication that you would expect from a Devon restaurant. Vegetarian selections are always available whilst alternatives can be arranged, with just a little prior notice, for guests who have special dietary needs.


Devon Restaurants Serving Devon Produce

Using ingredients from the South Hams and the fishing port of Brixham, the daily changing restaurant menu resonates with freshness. Locally caught fish and Devon seafood compete with Westcountry meat, game, fruit and vegetables. For those who can indulge, the incredible dessert selection showcases the flair of the restaurant’s talented pastry chef. Just add Devonshire Clotted Cream for that decadent finishing touch!

An extensive selection of specially chosen wines is available to complement your fine dining restaurant experience, offering full-bodied reds and crisp, fresh white wines to suit every palate, or why not select one of our champagnes to mark that special occasion?


Leisure Hotels Torquay

Set in 25 acres of grounds, the Palace Hotel boasts a range of leisure activities to suit everyone. There is plenty on-site to occupy even the most active and this is what really sets the Palace apart from every other Torquay leisure hotels in the area.


Golf Hotels Devon

The Palace Hotel golf course offers a challenging 9-hole, par-3 short hotel golf course and separate putting green.


Torquay Hotels with Swimming Pools

There are two swimming pools to choose from, an indoor heated swimming pool with a sauna and an outdoor heated pool which is open during the warmer summer months.


Racket Sports

The hotel is equipped with four all-weather outdoor hotel tennis courts and two indoor courts. Our on-site, LTA-qualified coach can be booked for tuition with a little advance notice. Plus the Palace also has two squash courts so lots to keep you busy.


Fitness Suite

A selection of hotel gym equipment and free weights available in a naturally temperate room, overlooking the croquet lawn.


One of the Special Wedding Venues in Devon

When you select The Palace Hotel for your Devon wedding venue, you opt for so much more than just our elegant function rooms and glorious gardens. The service and attention to detail provided by the team of friendly and proficient staff ensure that the organisation of your reception is seamless, resulting in the most special day of your life. We are pleased to accept bookings for wedding receptions for up to 120 guests from mid-July through to early September, with other dates throughout the year considered, subject to availability.


From The Palace Hotel, you will receive:

All hotel arrangements confirmed to you in writing

Tailor-made menu and drinks selections to precisely reflect your requirements

The Bishop's Suite for your wedding breakfast

The Anstey Suite for your evening party

Glorious grounds and landscaped gardens for memorable photographs

Red carpet welcome befitting the "Guests of Honour"

Use of our cake stand and knife

Complimentary overnight suite for the Bride and Groom

Well-appointed bedrooms for the comfort of your resident guests

Ample, free on-site parking


The Palace Hotel is not licensed to hold civil ceremonies.

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  Babbacombe Road
Tel: 01803 200 200
  Fax: 01803 299 899
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