Established as a hotel in 1921, the elegant 4-Star Palace Hotel is set in a stunning location a mile from Torquay's harbour front. The hotel's extensive gardens contain an Italian rose garden, a 9-hole golf course, a croquet lawn as well as tennis and squash courts. The luxurious leisure facilities include heated outdoor (seasonal) and indoor swimming pools, and a sauna. Two bright and spacious lounges as well as a front terrace afford beautiful views over the attractive gardens.
The Palace Hotel won Great Rail Journeys' Gold Award for its food in 2013, Silver Awards for its food and excellent customer service in 2010, and again for the Food category in 2011 and 2012.