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Livermead House Hotel

AA rating

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 77%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 141 reviews

Traditional accommodation in a glorious spot overlooking the bay

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Indoor parking
Dogs welcome

Having a splendid waterfront location, this hotel dates back to the 1820s, and is where Charles Kingsley is said to have written The Water Babies. Bedrooms vary in size and style; excellent public rooms are popular for private parties and meetings, and a range of leisure facilities is provided. Enjoyable cuisine is served in the impressive restaurant.


  • En-suite rooms: 67
  • Family rooms: 6
  • Ground-floor rooms: 1
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 130
  • Indoor parking spaces: 1


  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Babysitting service


  • Outdoor swimming pool, heated
  • Squash
  • Gym
  • Other leisure facilities: Sauna, solarium, snooker
  • Weekly entertainment
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 250
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 175
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 80


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 250

Getting here

From seafront turn right, follow A379 towards Paignton and Livermead, hotel opposite Institute Beach.

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