7 Queens Road
Merritt House is a quiet, friendly, Victorian guesthouse in the heart of Paignton, close to the sea and town centre. Enjoy our welcoming atmosphere, individual attention and contemporary decor. We offer generous, traditional English breakfasts, cooked to order, and a wide range of vegetarian and lighter options.
We have seven ensuite rooms, free WiFi and a guest computer to access local information. Once you are here, you can relax and enjoy everything we and the local area have to offer.
Merritt House is set in a quiet residential position, just off the sea front and close to the town centre. The traditional Victorian townhouse accommodation is light, airy, and well appointed, with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Only five minutes level walk to Paignton town centre, the seafront, and the bus and rail stations, Merritt House is the ideal base for enjoying the best of Paignton, and the Torbay area.
Paignton and the English Riviera have much to offer several blue flag beaches, the Paignton to Dartmouth steam railway, leisure centre with swimming pool and flumes, bowls, bay cruises, tennis, fishing, fantastic walks, restaurants and pubs - all the attractions of Torbay, Dartmoor and South Devon. Merritt House is located within 2 minutes walk from the South West Coast Path, and some of the best diving in the country; walkers, cyclists and those on activity breaks are welcome to take advantage of our facilities for drying boots and other wet gear. After a good nights sleep in one of our seven comfortable, centrally heated, en-suite bedrooms start your day with a good breakfast, with delicious locally sourced fresh produce, served in our light and airy dining room.
We also offer a self-service traditional Devonshire cream teas (honesty box donations to Dartmoor Search and Rescue), and a variety of tasty packed lunches. All bedrooms have a digital TV, hairdryer, luggage racks, toiletries, towels, fan and hospitality tray.
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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