Where to stay in Babbacombe?


Whether you’re after the height of luxury or something smart and simple, Babbacombe Bay is full of great accommodation options.

Anchorage Hotel

The Anchorage Hotel is wonderfully located by Cary Park, nestled away in a quiet area but just a short walk away from the beautiful Babbacombe and Oddicombe beaches and all the facilities that Babbacombe and St Marychurch have to offer.  The perfect place to escape and unwind.  With 54 en-suite bedrooms this 3 star hotel also has a selection of Deluxe Rooms and an outdoor heated swimming pool open from May to September. There is a lift which services half of the hotel and ground floor rooms are available. The hotel is also dog friendly so why not bring your best friend with you?  If you’re in need of a little pampering, why not take advantage of the hotel’s beauty room offering facials, massages and all sorts of treatments?  As if all of that wasn’t enough, The Anchorage Hotel has an extensive menu on offer seven days a week with sandwiches and traditional cream teas also available.
For more information on the hotel, check out their website at by clicking here  or give the team a call on 01803 326175 with any queries.
Click here to check availability, prices and to book on-line.  As well as being a great place to stay, if you have a special occasion coming up and are looking for a venue, The Anchorage Hotel may be just the place for you. Catering for any type of function with up to 250 guests the team will look after you from initial planning to the big event itself.

Headland View

Here’s what the team at Headland View have to say about their place:

“Headland View is an intimate Bed and Breakfast set within a Victorian town house, dating back to the 1870s. Headland View offers panoramic, unobstructed sea views looking over the spectacular world heritage coast of Lyme Bay.  Positioned directly on Babbacombe Downs, Headland View has six individual bedrooms. Four having French doors opening onto beautiful balconies, ideal to sit and relax while taking in the magnificent sea views and observe the many activities the Downs has to offer. Alternatively choose one of our delightful rear view rooms, top floor room offers a standard double or first floor room offers either super-king or twin beds.  On arrival you will be welcomed into our sun lounge to enjoy a choice of teas and coffee, along with a slice of home made cake. Take time to relax and unwind, whilst enjoying the beautiful view. When you’re ready, we will show you to your room where you’ll find soothing décor, comfortable beds, fresh linen and fluffy towels. Flat screen TVs and Freeview available as well as WiFi in all rooms and public areas.  Please be aware that we do not accept infants or children. The maximum occupancy for any of our rooms is 2 people. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept dogs. Parking is available on site for a limited number of guests on a complimentary basis.  Our passion is to ensure every guest receives the best experience possible and has a rejuvenating stay with us.  We look forward to welcoming you to Headland View.”

To find out more about what’s on offer, and to visit their website, please click here.

Royal Hotel and Carvery

The Royal Hotel and Carvery is situated centrally on the beautiful Babbacombe Downs offering panoramic views across the bay to Exmouth and beyond.   Privately owned and run by Carole and Andrew since 2011 there is a daily carvery every lunchtime and all day on Sundays, along with a traditional pub menu throughout each day. Suppliers are sourced locally wherever possible with beers and wines from the beautiful St Austell.  As well as being ideal for a relaxing drink or meal the Hotel has six recently refurbished bedrooms all of which are ensuite and five of which enjoy a fabulous view. With complimentary tea, coffee and hot chocolate, spring water and shortbread biscuits each room also has a flat screen television and there is free wifi. There is free on site parking, subject to availability. For more information, give them a call on 01803 312600 or  click here to visit their website.  

Seabreeze at Babbacombe

Seabreeze at Babbacombe, on Babbacombe Downs, is a beautiful Victorian property with five contemporary en-suite rooms, three with stunning sea views. Seabreeze is owned by Adam and Helen, whose aim is to make you feel at home from the moment you arrive.

The location is second to none and the well-appointed spacious rooms are welcoming. Some have recently undergone redecoration and are looking particularly beautiful.  Each room has a fridge, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary biscuits and bottled water. There is a Freeview TV and DVD player, hairdryer, free guest WI-FI, sofa, wardrobe and dressing table in all.  Plus, there’s also a great library of books, games and DVDs for you to browse and enjoy, should you have any spare time which, given the location, is perhaps unlikely.

At Seabreeze you can unpack, relax and just take time to enjoy a break in comfortable and luxurious surroundings with breathtaking scenery and so much to do right on your doorstep. So, you can get out and about, enjoy a fabulous Babbacombe day and come home to a warm comfortable bed for the night.  All knowing that there will be a choice of delicious breakfasts to look forward to in the morning. There are stairs to four of the rooms, but the Riddlecombe Suite, which has recently undergone a refurbishment, is ideal for less mobile guests. It’s on the ground floor, has a wet room, grab rails and a high level toilet, along with its own private sun lounge and a private parking space. Perfect!

To find out more about the stunning Seabreeze at Babbacombe, why not give them a call on 01803 322429 or click here to visit their website? To keep up to date with all their latest news click here to follow them on Facebook

The Buccaneer Inn

The Buccaneer Inn is not only a great bar and restaurant but is ideally located for a break in Babbacombe Bay on the highest cliff-top promenade in England. The inn has two beautiful first floor holiday rooms available to book. With breathtaking sea views, both rooms are equipped with basic self-catering facilities, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with walk-in shower. Bookings for the rooms are taken exclusively via Booking.com (click here to visit the booking website) but feel free to get in touch with the team directly if you have any queries about the accommodation. Although breakfast is not served at The Buccaneer Inn, there are many cafés very close by and the staff will be happy to recommend the best to suit your requirements. For meals later in the day, there is a 10% discount for guests at The Buccaneer on their lunches and evening meals. For more on the accommodation, location and various services on offer please click here to visit their website.

The Downs, Babbacombe

Another great place to stay on Babbacombe Downs, here’s what the team at The Downs have to say:

“Situated directly above Babbacombe & Oddicombe beaches, we are an award winning, fully licensed, family run, pet-friendly guest accommodation with 12 en-suite bedrooms. 8 have private balconies which enjoy fabulous unobstructed views across Babbacombe Downs and Lyme Bay. Each room is furnished with stylish oak furniture and pocket sprung beds. All rooms have showers, some with baths and showers over and come with a range of excellent facilities including fluffy bath sheets, hand towels and flannels and luxurious toiletries. Rooms have flat screen Freeview digital TVs, free WiFi internet access and a hot drinks tray. For the comfort of our guests we have a spacious Lounge Bar and Residents Only Restaurant both of which are fully licensed. Award winning breakfasts and evening meals are cooked to order using locally sourced food where possible. Guests with dogs are more than welcome to bring them down with them for breakfast/evening meals and eat in our bar area which is dog friendly at all times. Our Concierge Service means we can make your stay with us as relaxing as possible. We have close ties with local restaurants, theatres, golf courses and taxi services to name but a few. Please note there is no lift in the building, however there is stairlift access to 1st floor accommodation. Open all year. Gold Award Winners in Small Boutique Hotel/Guest Accommodation category at The Herald Express Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2018.”

To find out more about the accommodation and services on offer at The Downs simply click here to visit their website