Summerhill Hotel

Summerhill HotelSet within a charming Victorian building, the hotel is ideally situated in the heart of Torbay, the English Riviera and close to both the beach and Paignton harbour. Nestled amid its own grounds and facing south, Summerhill enjoys beautiful sunshine and idyllic sea and coastal views. In a quiet location and close to Torquay, Paignton and Brixham it is the perfect centre for enjoying all that the Riviera has to offer. Enjoy professional and friendly service, a relaxing atmosphere and excellent quality beds to ensure a well deserved night’s sleep. After a day exploring Paignton and its picturesque surroundings, you can return to the comfort of the hotel and relax with a drink on the sun terrace overlooking the sea, or simply soak-up the last of the day’s sun in the garden.
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Ground floor bedrooms are available on request and subject to availability. Most bedrooms are served by a lift.

Hotel details

During your stay you can take advantage of free and unlimited use of the excellent facilities at the nearby Torbay Leisure Centre, which boasts a 33-metre indoor pool and a fantastic health and fitness suite. The hotel offers ample free parking within its grounds.

General information

Rating : 2 stars
Size : 26 rooms
Currency : GBP
Check-in: from 14:00 to 22:30
Check-out : 07:30 to 11:00


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Garden
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Free Parking
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Heating
  • Luggage Storage
  • All Public and Private spaces non-smoking


  • Games Room


  • Laundry
  • Internet Services
  • Packed Lunches
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included


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Food & Beverages

You can start each day with possibly the best breakfast in the bay, before venturing off to explore the area. If you are staying close to the hotel, a large range of bar meals and snacks including steaks, salads, baguettes and sandwiches are made available between 11:00 and 20:30. Special diets and vegetarian dishes can be catered for.

In order to maintain a peaceful and tranquil environment, the hotel does not cater for Stag, Hen or Wedding Parties. If you book several rooms, the hotel would kindly expect you to provide further information about the nature of your reservation and group. Any group or multiple booking that have booked via the internet and failed to inform the hotel that they are a multiple booking, or have failed to provide information about the nature of the group in advance of arrival will be turned away and no refund will be made.


Wi-fi is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge. 


Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 


Pets are not allowed. 

Location & area


Braeside Road
TQ4 6BX Paignton

Travel information

By Car: - Arriving in Paignton, find your way to the sea-front. - With the sea on your left, follow the sea-front to the end. - At the mini-roundabout, take the first left following the sea. - Pass the harbour on your left and continue on this road to the top. - Follow the road, bearing right. - When you reach bottom of the road, Summerhill is in front of you. Ample free parking is available.

Area information

Right next to Goodrington Beach and park, the hotel occupies the perfect position for exploring Paignton and the whole of Torbay. The beautiful town features sparkling white villas perched on the verdant hilltops, beautiful gardens around the seafront and elegant Victorian facades along the main streets. Torquay’s famous 7 hills provide the backdrop to the idyllic waterfront scene. The hotel is close to Quay West Water Theme Park, Torbay Leisure Centre, Paignton Zoo, Paignton Harbour, Living Coast, Torquay Marina and many more attractions.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Full English breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

Children older than 3 years are welcome.  All children from 4 to 18 years are charged GBP 24 per night per person for extra beds.  All older children or adults are charged GBP 30 per night per person for extra beds.  Maximum capacity of total guests in a room is 2. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy