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5.0 out of 5

"Swimming pool and jacuzzi, friendless of staff. Location was good and offsite parking " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 13 Aug 2020

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Deluxe / Honeymoon Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double or Single Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Small Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premier Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Comfort Suite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premier Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the breakfast at The Purple Tree Guest House. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Princess Theatre. You'll find features such as free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus an outdoor pool. Built in 1850, this 3-star bed & breakfast has 13 rooms over 3 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and memory foam beds.

  • All rooms offer memory foam beds, Smart TVs and Netflix
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy international cuisine while dining at Purple Tree Bar
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool or soak in the spa tub
  • Amenities include laundry facilities, a terrace and library
  • Guests speak favourably about the clean guestrooms and the breakfast
  • Just a 3-minute drive from Princess Theatre and 10 minutes from Babbacombe Beach
  • Dogs welcome for a fee (restrictions apply)

The Purple Tree Guest House ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for The Purple Tree Guest House

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5 out of 5
Swimming pool and jacuzzi, friendless of staff. Location was good and offsite parking

Posted by , from Worcester on 13 Aug 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

13 Aug 2020 by Debbie

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and pls come back again if you are in the area again.

About the The Purple Tree Guest House

Location 20 Newton Road, Torquay, England TQ2 5BZ

Property Features

The Purple Tree Guest House offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A library, a terrace, and an arcade/games room are also featured at The Purple Tree Guest House. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Torquay bed & breakfast is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 13 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1850
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Games room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces) , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Train station: Torre Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Purple Tree Guest House offers 13 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Memory foam beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch Smart televisions come with satellite channels and Netflix. Bathrooms include a shower. This Torquay bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include portable fans and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Memory foam beds
  • Smart television
  • Satellite channels
  • Netflix
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Blackout curtains
  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Unique furnishings

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Purple Tree Bar – This bar specialises in international cuisine and only serves dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 10 AM - noon. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Hourly fees apply to late arrivals. No check-ins are accepted after 10 PM.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 10 AM - noon.
Guests arriving after 8:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless checkout are available. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK) guidelines.

  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows regional sanitisation guidelines We're Good To Go (UK)
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Debit cards
  • Online Penalty Collection
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 8 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 5 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
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