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The Shirley
4 stars

The Shirley

66 Braddons Hill Road East, Torquay, TQ1 1HF, United Kingdom
Torquay, United Kingdom
See location+44 180 329 3016
C$ 99

rate per night

based on 335 reviews
335 reviews
Room type
Nightly total
Double room
C$ 99
King room
C$ 125
Standard Room
C$ 172

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About The Shirley

  • Bed & Breakfast Room
    Enjoy a cozy breakfast in the morning
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
In a tranquil location, The Shirley offers 4-star family-run guest accommodation, retaining many original Victorian period features, only 5 minutes' walk from the marina. All rooms are en suite, with a Freeview flat-screen TV, DVD player and free WiFi internet access. Guests can enjoy award-winning breakfasts in the opulent and beautifully decorated dining room. Using locally sourced produce, the menu includes a full English, American pancakes, smoked salmon and continental options. Gluten-free options are available. There is also a spacious lounge and bar for guests to relax in, as well as a outdoor terrace. The many shops, restaurants and bars in the surrounding area and marina are a short walk away and the Riviera International Conference Centre is also close by.

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Amenities at The Shirley

  • Pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
  • Coffee machine
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Body soap
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Electric kettle
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Special diet menus (on request)


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • DVD player

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Hypoallergenic pillow


  • Quiet street view
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Services and conveniences

  • Bottle of water
  • Key access


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Iron and ironing board

Things to do

  • Beach access

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping


  • Pool

Reviews of The Shirley

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What can I expect from the breakfast at The Shirley?

You can expect a lovely breakfast with a good variety and excellent choices every day. The hosts are very welcoming and attentive during breakfast service.

Is parking available at The Shirley?

Yes, there is free on-site parking available, and if that's full, parking is also available in the street outside.

How is the cleanliness at The Shirley?

The hotel is beautifully maintained and very clean. The rooms are spotlessly clean, comfortable, and well-equipped.

What are the hosts like at The Shirley?

The hosts are wonderful, very friendly, and welcoming. They go out of their way to make your stay comfortable and relaxing.

When is the best time to visit The Shirley?

The best time to visit is in August, both for the low season and high season. The location is ideal for sightseeing, and the hosts are keen to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

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Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the fountain comes highly recommended.

Consider Low Season Visits

August is considered the low season, which might be a good time to visit for a quieter experience and potentially better rates.

Accessibility Note

The hotel is situated on a hill, and some guests found the climb to the top floor challenging. Consider this if mobility is a concern.

Breakfast Variety

Guests appreciated the excellent breakfast with plenty of choices. The hosts were attentive and tailored breakfasts to individual needs.

Parking Consideration

The on-site parking can be limited, but there is also free parking available on the street outside the hotel.

Personalized Service

The hosts were praised for their warm and friendly welcome, with a personal touch that made guests feel at home.

Room Amenities

Some rooms feature a walk-in wardrobe and a fridge, providing extra convenience and comfort during the stay.

Nearby Attractions

The hotel is within walking distance of the town center, providing easy access to shops, the harbor, and various dining options.

Cleanliness and Comfort

Many guests highlighted the cleanliness, comfort, and Victorian charm of the hotel, making it a pleasant place to stay.

Consider Room Selection

Guests recommended the superior rooms for their spaciousness and beautiful presentation.


66 Braddons Hill Road East, Torquay, TQ1 1HF

What's nearby

  • Torquay Museum121 m
  • Living Coasts0.7 km
  • Princess Theatre0.8 km
  • Meadfoot Beach1 km
  • Abbey Sands1.1 km
  • Torre Abbey Sands1.2 km
  • Kents Cavern1.3 km
  • Riviera International Conference Centre1.4 km
  • Upton Park1.4 km
  • Torre Abbey1.6 km
  • Babbacombe Beach1.9 km
  • Sherwell Park2 km



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:30 AM


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Essential information about The Shirley

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 198
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Top tips for your stay at The Shirley

  • The cheapest price a room at The Shirley was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 198, while the most expensive was C$ 198.
  • How long should you stay at The Shirley? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 10 days.

FAQs when booking at The Shirley

  • Where is The Shirley located?

    The Shirley is located at 66 Braddons Hill Road East in Tormohun, 0.4 km from the centre of Torquay. Torquay Museum is the closest landmark to The Shirley.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Shirley?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 10:30 AM at The Shirley.

  • Does The Shirley offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Shirley offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does The Shirley offer free parking?

    Yes, The Shirley offers free parking.

  • How far is The Shirley from the airport?

    The Shirley is 31.1 km from Exeter. The Shirley is 41.8 km from Plymouth.

  • Does The Shirley have a pool?

    Yes, The Shirley has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Shirley hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Shirley in Torquay and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Shirley and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Shirley.

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Value for money


Distance to downtown

0.4 km

Nearest Airport


Distance to airport

31.0 km