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25 Avenue Road, Torquay TQ2 5LB England
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Contactless check-out
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Updated 23/01/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 23/01/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 149 B&Bs / Inns in Torquay
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2021 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
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Best B&B in the World (two years running - Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019 - 2021). If you think of Fawlty Towers when you think of Torquay then think again! Great design meets cutting-edge technology at this adults only B&B. The 25 offers five individually styled luxurious bedrooms, each with a fabulous en-suite. You’ll appreciate lots of little touches you just don’t get elsewhere. With ample onsite parking; the beach, restaurants, Torquay town and tourist attractions are a short flat walk away. Fast free Wi-fi, fluffy dressing gowns, fresh milk, free movies on demand, Elemis toiletries, high pressure showers, air conditioning, homemade biscuits, mood-lighting, and super comfortable beds all come as standard. In some rooms you’ll also find extras like a slipper bath, super-king beds and bathroom TVs. Torquay has many wonderful restaurants and we can recommend our favourites (booking essential). We look forward to welcoming you to our B&B in Torquay. Andy & Julian.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Adults only
Baggage storage
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Parking garage
Wifi
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Special diet menus
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
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Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
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Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Safe
Seating area
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
On-demand movies
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
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David M wrote a review Nov 2021
3 contributions9 helpful votes
You need to stay here if you want top class accommodation and every whim catered for. Andy and Julian are superb hosts and the detail reaches to every eventuality, even if you forget to pack something they will always sort the problem with a smile. Hope you are both enjoying your well earned break, and we look forward to staying again next year. David & Elaine
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Andy Banner-Price, Owner at The 25 Boutique B&B
Responded 27 Nov 2021
Dear David & Elaine, Thanks for coming to stay at The 25 again and also your review. We reopen for the 2022 season in mid-February but of course still taking bookings via our comprehensive website. Although we're technically taking our winter break, we're also busy with refurbishment. Best wishes, Andy & Julian.
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JAP wrote a review Nov 2021
6 contributions1 helpful vote
Enjoyed a three night stay last month and was not disappointed. From the moment you arrive you feel at home and you feel so welcome it's hard to leave. Would highly recommend a visit to see Julian & Andy who have given such thought to every detail of this amazing property. No packet biscuits here! Delicious homemade cake/biscuits in your room everyday. Breakfast was the best and again homemade and local produce added to the yumminess. Will definitely be staying again.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Response from Andy Banner-Price, Owner at The 25 Boutique B&B
Responded 6 Nov 2021
Hi Jenny, Thanks for your review, it was good to have you staying with us. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed the homemade cake and biscuits. We hate the small packets of biscuits too. Andy's daily treats taste so much better. Hope you can make it again next year - do book soon as we're filling up fast. Best wishes, Andy & Julian.
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johnno76WorcesterUK wrote a review Nov 2021
Worcester UK2 contributions1 helpful vote
Andy and Julian massively deserve the award of proprietors of the best B&B in the world. The attention to detail is outstanding and the warmth of their welcome even more so. Will definitely be back soon.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Response from Andy Banner-Price, Owner at The 25 Boutique B&B
Responded 2 Nov 2021
Hi John, Thanks for your review and we're pleased we lived up to reputation after twice being awarded "Best B&B in the World". We hope to see you both again next year - but book soon as we're filling up fast. Best wishes, Andy & Julian.
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Marie W wrote a review Oct 2021
Bristol, United Kingdom128 contributions40 helpful votes
We have just returned home after another wonderful three night stay at the 25 in Torquay. Such a lovely place to stay, really feels like you’re staying with friends. Andy & Julian certainly have an eye for detail, from a beautifully decorated & furnished room, top class high quality beds & bedding, lovely daily home made cakes & biscuit treats to superb fluffy towels & top class toiletries. They use local businesses to provide the ingredients for breakfast, a local butcher & local preserves. I can highly recommend poached eggs and my husband loves the kippers. Such a breakfast choice. Cooked to perfection too. You can even order a local food hamper if you prefer to stay in! So much thought has gone into The 25. It really is great to sit in the lounge & have a drink from the honesty bar, a beautiful room& comfy sofas. We absolutely love it, home made yoghurt & muesli too! You have to go here to experience the feeling of relaxing at the door! The 25 is close to all of Torquay’s amenities but far enough away too that you can leave it behind. There are many excellent places to eat within walking distance for your evening meal, they provide details for you to look through but we would suggest booking well in advance for some, you won’t be disappointed! Restaurants to suit all pockets. We can’t wait to return again but in the meantime we hope you both enjoy some well earned down time. We also think Andy would do well to write a cookery book of his wonderful cakes & biscuits, when he’s time!
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Andy Banner-Price, Owner at The 25 Boutique B&B
Responded 1 Nov 2021
Dear Marie & Roger, Thanks for staying with us again and also your kind review, we're so pleased you continue to enjoy The 25 so much and fully relax here. Thanks for mentioning our handy location - a flat walk to town, the harbour, restaurants and tourist attractions as well as two train stations. It's not the first time someone has mentioned a cook book - one day! Best wishes, Andy & Julian.
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Amanda_Tomkins wrote a review Oct 2021
20 contributions4 helpful votes
We arrived at the 25 for our minimoon on the Monday afternoon having got married at the weekend. We were met by Julian and Andy and welcomed with the offer of a welcome drink as we checked in which we enjoyed with some home made brownies. In the room was also a home made mint tiffin and a little jar of sweets and this was before we opened the fridge. As VIP guests we had a nice selection of treats and drinks chilling for us along with the other facilities which included a kettle, nespresso machine, milk frother and a wide range of coffee, tea and chocolate to choose from. Each day we were delivered if fresh milk and new treats. Our room - Broadsands - was lovely. Spotlessly clean and spacious. My wife takes her hairdryer and straighteners everywhere but didn’t need to as these were available to us along with an iron, ironing board, a selection of toiletries in case we’d forgotten them and shampoo and shower gel. Our room had a bath and shower which we enjoyed whilst watching television one evening with fresh white towels to dry off with. The room was air conditioned which also acted as a heater if we’d wanted it to. Alexa turned the lights on and off for us if we couldn’t be bothered to get up from the incredibly comfortable chairs or bed and would also dim them if we wanted a bit of atmosphere. The Tv could also be powered on and off using the Echo and Alexa and we were able to access Amazon Video and Netflix if we wanted to. In addition to all of this we had an iPad at our disposal with links already saved for local amenities and instructional videos for the gadgets in the room had we needed them. Breakfast was amazing. A self serve bar with cereal, home made items such as granola and yoghurt, juice and fruit and more. Additionally we had the option of a full English breakfast, poached eggs, salmon, eggs Benedict and more. Coffee and tea was endless and toast and jam etc if we wanted it. And as you do on holiday, we Indulged. We can not fault the 25. On checkout we were given a little bag of goodies to get us home and a relaxed farewell. Nothing was too much for Andy and Julian. I am a weirdo and needed a flat pillow. And within minutes - whilst juggling breakfast - Andy appeared with some for me to choose from. When we got back from our day out, it was on the perfectly made bed waiting for me. We can’t wait to go back. Thank you gentlemen.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Andy Banner-Price, Owner at The 25 Boutique B&B
Responded 31 Oct 2021
Dear Amanda & Carole, It was lovely to see you both again and we're so pleased you chose to minimoon here at The 25 in Torquay. Thanks for mentioning our VIP Guest Programme which can be joined via our website to gain the benefits you did like a complimentary minibar. We're really appreciate your kind comments and the time you've taken to review us. We look forward to seeing you both again next year. Best wishes, Andy & Julian.
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PRICE RANGE
US$169 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandDevonEnglish RivieraTorquay
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about The 25 Boutique B&B
Which popular attractions are close to The 25 Boutique B&B?
Nearby attractions include Torre Abbey (0.5 km), DT's (0.3 km), and Artizan Gallery (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The 25 Boutique B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The 25 Boutique B&B?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The 25 Boutique B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at The 25 Boutique B&B?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The 25 Boutique B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Singing Kettle Tea Room & Bistro, Bombay Express, and Bull & Bush.
Is The 25 Boutique B&B located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 km away from the centre of Torquay.
Are there any historical sites close to The 25 Boutique B&B?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Torre Abbey (0.5 km), Oldway Mansion (3.2 km), and English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark (1.5 km).