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Winter Refurbishment

Winter Refurbishments are well under way,

We have completely refurbished the Guest Lounge-Bar, Sun Lounge, and Dining Room,

All 6 Rooms have had a good face lift to, picture up-date coming soon.

New season

With the new season under way, we are stocking the local Devon Ale’s from Bays Brewery, why not try a glass of Top Sail, Gold or Devon Dumpling, We have the Multi Award Winning Cranfields Marmalade, all locally produced here in Devon, a real delight and a ideal gift.Treat yourself to an Easter break here at The Elmdene, and enjoy the Gems of Devon.

Taste of the West Awards

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Best South West B&B

And the winner is The Elmdene Hotel

Here is the award presented to us by The Taste of the West at Somerset County Cricket Ground in Taunton, for being the Best B&B in the South West, we would like to thank all the Guests who stayed with us this year and for their very kind comments and reviews, we hope they return to stay with us next year, and celebrate this brilliant achievement,

BEST IN THE WEST 2015

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Here is the fantastic award we were give for winning best B&B in the South West at Weston Super Mare Grand Pier,,It caps off what has been a wonderful year for us at Elmdene. We will have to get a bigger shelf for this one. We hope all our usual guests will again stay with us this year and help us celebrate this fantastic achievement.

ELMDENE BEST IN THE WEST

Absolutely delighted to announce that Elmdene was a gold winner at the South West tourism awards at Weston Super Mares Grand pier last night. The opposition came from Gloucestershire all the way down to the Scilly Isles. There were a couple of silver and bronze in our category (best B&B / INN) and only one gold winner. Sometimes you are scared to dream but as the others were called out and we were left until last it was an amazing feeling. We will post some photos and a picture of the fantastic glass award in the next couple of days. What a sensational year for our little family run business. Thanks to everyone who has stayed with us, supported us with online reviews and made this dream become possible. A lovely boost for our town as well. Torquay beating Cornwall and Dorset is a major plus for us. Lets hope the sun shines and everyone has a fantastic season

Visit Devon B&B of the year

accountsWe would just like to show you our gong for winning the above award. It takes pride of place at the front of our guesthouse. We have also been put forward into the south west finals at Weston pier on the 12th feb. This covers the whole of the south west from Gloucestershire to Lands End so the opposition will be pretty tough to say the least. It is an achievement to get as far as this so we will be going there and hoping we have done enough to get on the podium for a third time. Heady Days at the Elmdene

Elmdene voted best B&B in Devon

devonawardsWe are delighted to announce that at last nights prestigious awards night at the Highbullen hotel, We were awarded a Gold . Given the quality of accommodation and the size of the area we are absolutely delighted to accept this award. It is the icing on the cake after 9 years hard work making Elmdene what it is today. Tracy and myself are still on a high but i am sure it will sink in soon. Only one photograph so far but we will upload some more as they become availabledevon Awards 2014.jpg-largeThe story was covered in our local paper tonight the Herald Express

http://www.torquayheraldexpress.co.uk/English-Riviera-scoops-awards-Devon/story-24572584-detail/story.html

 

Visit Devon Awards

We are in the final 3 of the visit Devon awards at the Highbullen hotel in North Devon next week (19 November). We are assured of gold, bronze or silver. We were awarded silver last year which was a fantastic boost too us.  following on from our success at the Herald Express awards any award will be great but we hope to emulate last year. A lot of bookings already in the book for next year. As usual the superior and Deluxe rooms seem to be filling fastest but across the board its looking very good . We are already full for the Easter weekend (sorry) so we would ask all our regulars to book early. we will publish the results from visit Devon nextThursday