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  • AA 4 Star Guest Accommodation
  • VisitEngland 4 Star Guest Accommodation
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • VisitEngland Breakfast Award

Guest Accommodation with 12 rooms £62-£140 prpnb


The Downs

The Downs


The Downs is on the seafront bordering the Babbacombe Downs. Situated on the clifftop we have 12 en-suite rooms, 8 with balconies enjoying fabulous unobstructed sea views along the coastline to Teignmouth and over Lyme Bay all the way to Portland Bill. We have 5 family rooms (reduced rates for children under 12). All rooms have hospitality tray, TV's, hairdryers and free WiFi access. We are fully licensed, our Lounge Bar and spacious Restaurant with Snug provides additional space for our guest to enjoy. We are also dog friendly with a number of allocated rooms for pets. During the summer months the forecourt caf? provides an excellent area to relax, enjoy the view and enjoy a light lunch, traditional cream tea or refreshing beer.
During the winter months our forecourt provides free parking for guests (first come first served basis). Only 1.5 miles from Torquay harbour, with great bus links or 20 minutes walking. Exclusive bookings available, details available upon request.

Children welcomeTelephoneRadioTelevisionTea/coffee making in bedroomsLicenced (table or bar)Continental breakfast onlyPacked lunches providedSpecial diets availableLounge for residents' useIroning facilitiesChristmas special programmePrivate parkingGardenTotally non-smokingTelevision availableRestaurant open to non-residentsVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedDogs/pets accepted by arrangementVegetarian diet availableWiFi or internet accessSingle sex groups NOT acceptedEvening mealsHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableOn street/public parking

Facilities for children: We have board games to suit all ages in our Lounge Bar. These can be taken to play in bedrooms as required. Children welcome from any age.


43 Babbacombe Downs Road,

01803 328543


41-43 Babbacombe Downs Road,


See location of The Downs on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: NS 926550  Lat: 50.47949 Long: -3.51372

By Road:
From M5 head for Torquay A380. Continue on the A380 South Devon Highway. At the end of A380 dual carriageway turn left onto the A3022 (signposted Torquay). Continue forward onto Riviera Way - A3022. Entering Torquay Lowes Bridge, at traffic signals turn left onto the B3199 (signposted Teignmouth). At Hele Cross roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Hele Road - B3199 (signposted Teignmouth). At mini-roundabout turn left then immediately at next mini-roundabout turn right onto Westhill Road (signposted Plainmoor). At traffic signals turn left onto Manor Road (signposted St Marychurch, Babbacombe A379). At traffic signals turn right onto Babbacombe Road - A379. Turn left onto Princes Street. Turn left onto Babbacombe Downs Road, the hotel is 20m on the left.

By Public Transport:
The hotel is within easy access of Torquay and Newton Abbot, mainline stations with regular services running from London, Bristol, Birmingham and Cardiff.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelephoneTelephone
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Continental breakfast onlyContinental breakfast only
  • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Christmas special programmeChristmas special programme
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • Restaurant open to non-residentsRestaurant open to non-residents
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • Single sex groups NOT acceptedSingle sex groups NOT accepted
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • On street/public parkingOn street/public parking

Facilities for children: We have board games to suit all ages in our Lounge Bar. These can be taken to play in bedrooms as required. Children welcome from any age.