- The English Riviera
The Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel first opened in Torquay in 1881, in response to the Great Western Railway’s expansion into the South West. Its striking Victorian architecture, elegant interiors, fantastic seafront location and also award-winning food has earned it pride of place as Torquay’s landmark hotel for over 130 years
The Grand has witnessed many historical events and has played its own role over the years. During World War Two, the hotel was requisitioned by the Royal Air Force.
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