Grand Hotel Torquay A Grand Place to Stay
Are you looking to get away for a weekend and cant seem to find the perfect hotel? If this is the case then it is clear that you have never stayed at the Grand Hotel Torquay because the minute you do you will never go to another hotel in the area. This hotel has been known for being the hotel of choice for people such as Agatha Christie and is a landmark hotel in the town of Torquay. The Grand Hotel is situated directly on the waterfront and offers great views of the sea and only the whos who stay at this hotel.
One of the things that attract people to this hotel is its location; located adjacent to the train station this is the ideal place for people coming into the town via train. The coastline is another reason why so many people come to the area. Located close to the hotel you will find a World Heritage site, the first to be recognized in the United Kingdom, the Geopark. The town of Torquay is centrally located on what is referred to as the English Riviera. Here you will find some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
The Grand Hotel Torquay has one hundred and thirty two rooms that are spread out over four floors. There are two elevators in the hotel or guest can choose to take the stairs. For guests who prefer to sleep on the ground floor there are a small number of rooms located on the first floor but you must request this when making your reservation. Rooms are available in a number of categories. You can reserve anything from a single all the way to a suite. All of the rooms are elegantly decorated and designed to ensure that all guests are as comfortable as possible. In a standard room you will find a color television with complimentary satellite channels. Each room is equipped with an internet modem where guests can connect to the internet free of charge. All rooms are en-suites that have their own bath and overhead shower. All rooms are available in single, double, twin bedded and family rooms.
Dining at the Grand Hotel Torquay is also an experience that you will not soon forget. The Gainsborough provides both an elegant and comfortable setting in which guests can enjoy a great meal. The dining room is more formal than other restaurants in the area and meals are slightly more expensive than at the other hotel restaurant, the Compass Lounge. Cooking all of the meals is world renowned Chef Richard Hunt. Hunt has made a name for himself in the food world and there are some guests who return specifically for his cooking. During the dinner hour guests can choose from the seasonal A La Carte menu. All of the meals are prepared with only the freshest of ingredients that the chef hand picks each day. This experience will be a culinary delight you will never forget.