The Richwood

20 Newton RoadTQ2 5BZTorquayUnited Kingdom
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About The Richwood

The Richwood is a three-star Torquay accommodation set in an 1880s Victorian villa and is well located for the town centre and the many English Riviera Beaches.

Country-style guestrooms at The Richwood have en-suite bathrooms and feature tea and coffee making facilities, a flat-screen television with DVD player, and free Wi-Fi. Upgraded rooms have a mini fridge and four-poster bed, and two of the Premiere rooms are pet-friendly.

The hotel features a heated, outdoor pool that is open to guests from June to September. On-site parking is also available, with free parking on the road, if needed.

The Richwood provides a free buffet-style breakfast for each guest, or a full English breakfast for an additional charge. The on-site bistro serves Lebanese, Mediterranean, and European cuisine.

Fifteen minutes on foot will bring guests to the seafront and Torquay town centre. The Riviera International Centre and Torre Abbey are also nearby. Torquay Railway Station is 200 metres away from the property.


20 Newton Road, TQ2 5BZ, Torquay, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1803293729 | Fax: +44 1803213632 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

High quality hospitality from staff.

A consistent highlight for guests is the welcoming nature of the hotel’s owners and staff. A lot of comments commend the hotel staff not only for making everyone feel right at home, but for going out of their way to be accommodating.

Visitors will find it easy to get around.

For people looking for an adventure in Torquay, this hotel is in the right spot. Much of town’s highlights are easily reachable by foot. For people not interested or able to spend the day walking, the public bus routinely stops just outside the hotel, all

Many return or recommend this hotel.

The little touches at the Richwood Hotel add up to some great impressions on guests. Many people enjoy their stay so much they return, or at the least recommend the accommodation to others who are taking a holiday in Torquay.

Negative Reviews

Pay attention to room rates before booking.

When booking a room at the Richwood Hotel, it is important to thoroughly research the rates before making a commitment. Many complimentary services provided by other hotels – such as daily fresh towels – aren’t included in the standard rates and cost extr

Hotel owners do not take criticism well.

While many of the comments left about this hotel are positive, guests who do leave the occasional complaint should be prepared to be on the offensive. The owners of this hotel are very proud of what they offer, and become easily offended and defensive aga

Rooms are small but comfortable.

Pictures of the guestrooms at the Richwood Hotel are misleading, as many guests believe the rooms will be larger than they actually are. Despite the size, many people still find the accommodations to be clean and all around easy to be comfortable in.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 58 reviews across the web
7.4 /10
7.4 out of 10 based on 58 reviews