Bay Tor Park Hotel
At a glance
The Bay Tor Park is a friendly hotel in a quiet residential area of Torquay, half a mile from the seafront. The hotel offers a warm welcome, comfortable accommodation and an excellent base to explore the picture-perfect English Riviera. Pristine-clean accommodation, relaxed surroundings and superb service have earned this hotel both a well-deserved TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and a loyal following.
Boasting 63 well-appointed bedrooms with tasteful furnishings and thoughtful details, guests can choose between the simple comforts of the hotel’s Standard Rooms or the stylish décor of its upgraded Standard Plus rooms, both excellent value for money. Following a great night’s sleep, tuck into a delicious buffet-style breakfast with plenty of options, before venturing out to explore this delightful seaside location.
Torquay and its surrounding towns lie amid scenic countryside and stunning coastline and have much to offer visitors of all ages. Lush subtropical plants, colourful flowers and a scenic waterfront make even a simple stroll through the area a rewarding experience. Wander through the town’s pretty harbour and enjoy the views or stop for a bite to eat at one of the delightful little eateries and cafés that offers tasty refreshments. Venture to Torquay’s Living Coasts attraction on the seafront, offering a fascinating insight into a variety of creatures and their habitats. A 10-minute drive away is Kents Cavern where a tour introduces you to the myriad of stalactites, impressive chambers and atmospheric caves. Whatever you decide, there’s plenty to see and do in the area without having to travel far from your hotel's doorstep.
After an exciting day, return to your hotel and catch the last of the sun’s rays with a glass of fizz on the bustling sun terrace, or kick back with a glass of your favourite tipple in the hotel’s stylish bar and lounge areas. With a home-from-home atmosphere, the Tor Park provides the perfect setting to unwind, chat and enjoy the sparkling programme of evening entertainment, which typically includes vocalists, comedians and musicians. Whether your perfect night is a comfy sofa with best friends and great conversation or partying the night away on the hotel’s dance floor, you’ll love this hotel’s laid-back sociable vibe that keeps so many guests returning year after year.
The hotel has 63 rooms split across two room types, offering different levels of facility. All rooms feature a comfy bed, television, en suite and tea and coffee making facilities as standard, with additional amenities in higher graded rooms, please click the individual room types below for more information.
Standard Plus Room
Bay Tor Park Hotel
24 Vansittart Road
Directions: From the end of the M5 – continue onto the Devon Expressway and after 2 miles keep left to join the A380 towards Torquay. After 13 miles, keep left to turn left onto Hamelin Way and then keep right to join Riviera Way. After about two miles, just opposite Torre station take a slight left onto Newton Road, take the first right and the hotel will be in front of you.The Tor Park Hotel has a small car park with a limited amount of priority spaces, these can be reserved at £6.00 per day. Advanced booking is highly recommended. On street parking is usually available but can be busy as this is a residential area.
Built in the 14th and 15th Centuries, this National Trust Property is, in fact, a fortified medieval manor house, surrounded by high curtain walls, towers and a portcullis. Set against a stunning backdrop of countryside, this wonderful attraction transports you back in time with all the sights, sounds and smells of the medieval era in both the castle and its medieval-style gardens.
Take a ride on the Steam Railway's bestselling tour, the Round Robin, through Paignton and Dartmouth. This award-winning tour includes a ride on the steam train, a riverboat cruise and a bus trip to the idyllic town of Paignton. Full-day excursions are available for the steam train and boat cruise, travelling from Paignton to Kingswear by steam railway, followed by a crossing over the River Dart on the passenger ferry.
Whatever the weather, there’s so much to see at Paignton Zoo. It’s home to more than 2,500 animals across an 80-acre site and caters for visitors of all ages. Take a ride on the Jungle Express which brings you past the lions, tigers and gorillas, or stroll through the Zoo’s tranquil Nature Trail where you can spot some incredible wildlife, up close and personal
Opened to the public in 1987 by the Mayor of Torquay, visit Bygones for an authentic walk around the famous Victorian street, taking in the sounds and smells of this life-size attraction. The street contains 15 shops and nine period rooms crammed full of authentic items to take you back in time. Don’t miss the fantastic original steam engine and the attraction’s 28 ft model railway exhibit.
You can take a boat trip out from the Harbour and Marina and view Torquay from the sea. You can also take a walk over the unique pedestrian footbridge, the Millennium Bridge, which is situated at the entrance of the inner harbour. The harbour is surrounded by two piers – the Princess Pier and Haldon Pier – with the former offering a great spot for keen fisherman on the seaward side. The inner harbour is home to an eclectic mix of cafés, restaurants, bars and shops.
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