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    The Grand Hotel is located on Torquay’s seafront and has been the pride of place as the Bay’s landmark hotel for over 130 years. 132 bedrooms, five conference rooms and a capacity of up to 250 delegates, there is no better venue in Devon.

    Enjoy coffee on the sunny terrace overlooking the beautiful Bay. Be inspired by the fresh sea air and enjoy lunch in our AA rosette Restaurant 1881. After a hard day’s work relax in the Grand Spa.

    Our Conference Rooms

    Choose The Chatsworth for intimate meetings, with original period features this room holds 12 guests in boardroom style. For up to 60 delegates The Cavendish is the room for you, with French doors out onto the terrace, it offers spectacular sea views. Perfect to get the creative juices flowing. The largest rooms are The Devonshire and Restaurant 1881, which hold up to 250 guests. Making them ideal for seminars, exhibitions and team building events.

    The Library adjoins the elegant Compass Lounge making an ideal smaller venue, breakout room or perfect for lunch.

    The Grand has a dedicated team who will be on hand and who will help you plan the day from start to finish. There is a range of bedrooms and suites, complimentary wi-fi, free parking and Torquay train station is located just behind the hotel.

    All the conference rooms are located on the ground floor, as are the restrooms and restaurants. Disabled access is a given.

    Competitive rates for overnight accommodation are available. Make the most of your stay, as you will also have full use of the indoor & outdoor pools, sauna, hot tub & gymnasium facilities.  Our Spa at the Grand offers wonderfully relaxing treatments which you can also book.

    The hotel is also only short walk from Torquay’s International Riviera Conference Centre.


    Call our Conference Team on 01803 296677 or email

    *Subject to availability. Minimum 25 delegates. Minimum order buffet lunch and two servings of tea and coffee. Other menu options are available.