Torquay Imperial Hotel

With spectacular bay views, this Mediterranean-style hotel from 1866 offers large, bright rooms, swimming pools and a health club, all 10 minutes’ walk from Torquay town centre.
The cliff-top Imperial Torquay overlooks Torbay and the yachts on the water. The beach, Torre Abbey and the English Riviera Centre are within walking distance.
This 4-star hotel offers a gym, spa, sun beds, a sauna and a bath spa. There are squash and tennis courts, and massages and treatments can be booked.
Fine cuisine is served in the AA Rosette-awarded Regatta Restaurant, along with fine wines and panoramic views of Torbay. Lighter snacks are available in Britannia Bar and Conservatory.
Rooms are light and airy and include a seating area with easy chairs and coffee table.
This is our guests’ favourite part of Torquay, according to independent reviews.
Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.