The AA 4 star Grand hotel is a beautiful Victorian building situated in a prime position on Torquay's sea front at the heart of the English Riviera. Inside its a marvellous mix of period character from the Victorian and Art Deco eras and modern chic. It has 131 bedrooms, many of which overlook the majestic sweep of Torbay. The Gainsborough restaurant offers a varied a la carte menu of delicious dishes, catering to any size appetite. The Compass Café Bar has acres of comfortable seating, fantastic views over the bay and a delightful all day and evening menu that takes advantage of the hotel's in-house bakery. The Café Bar's terrace is one of the best spots in Torquay for a sundowner or something to eat.
The hotel has an excellent range of leisure facilities that include: indoor and outdoor pools, Jacuzzi, Gym, sun shower and outdoor tennis court. From The Grand it's a short stroll into Torquay's centre and harbour area following the sweep of the bay. There you'll find plenty to do with shops, cafes, Torquay's Living Coasts, theatre and even a Victorian shopping area - no chance of being bored here! The hotel also has easy access to the beauty of Cockington village and Country Park and of course, the neighbouring resorts of Paignton and Brixham are just down the road