Imperial Hotel Torquay

Park Hill Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 2DG

The Imperial Hotel Torquay couldn’t be better placed, perched on a cliff top overlooking the bay and the English Channel. With both modern and traditional elements, the hotel offers an excellent location for a summer break or a weekend away in the area. Torquay’s striking hotel was built in 1866 and is a Mediterranean style destination with an outdoor swimming pool as well as an indoor pool. Guests such as Napoleon III, King Edward VII and the Queen of Holland have all visited this four-star setting in years gone by.

Visitors to the Imperial Hotel Torquay can enjoy the luxury and comfort of one of the 152 bedrooms found under the property’s roof, with deluxe, premium, family and standard choices available. For meal times meanwhile, guests would do well to head to the Regatta Restaurant while there is also the lounge and conservatory for afternoon tea or morning coffee for example. There are plenty of opportunities for leisure too and perhaps you could enjoy some time in them after a meeting in one of the eight function rooms.



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The Torquay Imperial Hotel in Devon is home to more than 150 bedrooms, of which there are standard room, premium rooms, deluxe rooms and family rooms.

Standard Bedrooms
In this category there are double, twin, single and family options for visitors to the hotel, catering for all eventualities and types of people. The bedrooms typically face inland, feature traditional furnishings and are adorned with the likes of chairs and a coffee table, wireless internet access and a complimentary refreshments tray.

Premium Bedrooms
There are three types of premium bedroom – families, twins and doubles, and they are in keeping with the character of the rest of the property. Unlike the standard options these facilities look out at the sea and they are home to added extras such as a trouser press and a hairdryer.

Deluxe Bedrooms
There are double and twin deluxe bedrooms and they offer sea views, looking out as they do over the English Channel. In addition to the aforementioned amenities visitors can make the most of bathrobes in the deluxe rooms.


The main place to eat at the Imperial Hotel in Torquay is the Regatta Restaurant which takes up an excellent setting with views of the sea from its windows. The food is traditional but has some modern touches, while the environment is fairly contemporary in addition. For afternoon tea and drinks during the day visitors can make their way to the Conservatory and Lounge meanwhile. To accompany your food and drink the Imperial Band plays on Saturdays as an added extra draw for guests.


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The 1866-built Torquay Imperial is home to eight conference and banqueting facilities, while the Regatta Restaurant and the hotel’s lounge can also be utilised for functions of varying kinds. This traditional seaside setting proves ideal for a conference venue and there is also plenty to do at the hotel between meetings to aid relaxation. The largest of the facilities is the Torbay Suite which can host up to 350 people in a theatre style setting, while there is also the nightclub that is suitable for reception style activities.

Torquay’s Imperial Hotel offers an idyllic seaside setting for your wedding and is suitable for the ceremony itself, the wedding breakfast or any other part of the big day. It is also good for visitors staying overnight or even for couples on their honeymoon, providing a good base to explore the Devon coast and locality. What’s more, the hotel’s five acres of land and gardens means there are attractive spots outside for photographs while the inside is traditional, with good views too.

The hotel is able to give a helping hand in the running of your event and is well versed in aiding such circumstances. There is a wedding co-ordinator for starters while all the necessary items and pieces of equipment are also available for use.


If you’re looking for a place to relax and unwind and a place to enjoy a whole raft of activities while on holiday the Torquay Imperial Hotel is the destination for you: it has an abundance of things to do, both inside and outside. Beginning outside, there is a swimming pool set next to the cliff and boasting views of the surroundings while there are also tennis courts. The pool is, of course, only open during certain months of the year.
Inside there are even more activities for visitors. There is a swimming pool inside too while other options are squash, the sauna, the spa, the gym, the Jacuzzi and the beauty salon with its range of treatments. This is the place to come to rejuvenate and the place to come to have fun.


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