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About Us

The Purple Tree Guest House is a large, extended Victorian house situated 15 minutes’ walk from the seafront and Torquay town centre, perfectly located to take full advantage of Torquay’s many attractions, we offer a relaxing mix of comfortable, modern guest facilities and traditional values with an informal atmosphere.

We wish to provide our guests a quality of accommodation and standard of courtesy that experienced travelers would expect. Business or pleasure, any occasion or length of stay, you can count on great hospitality at the Purple Tree Guest House.

A range of elegant en-suite rooms to suit families, couples and singles all with Smart TV and complimentary refreshment tray & toiletries. Deluxe rooms are also equipped with a seating area and a small fridge.

We offer self catering suites & rooms with or without a full breakfast menu which is on a pre-order bases & served to the table along with free Wi-Fi, free private parking which is on a first come first served basis or on-street parking available. It is a great place to leave the car and explore the English Riviera and South Devon on foot or by using the public transport.

We welcome children and well-behaved dogs, as we are dog owners ourselves. We offer quality accommodation that is clean, comfortable and creates a relaxing holiday environment for all guests, so we allow a maximum of 2 large dogs per room or 3 small, but please contact us to discuss as we maybe able to fit you in. There is a charge per dog per day and we reserve the right to charge for excessive cleaning or where there is damage to the property.

Dogs are permitted all year around on eighteen local beaches and on others only from 1st October to 30th April, please see https://www.torbay.gov.uk/asb-environment-and-nuisance/dogs/dogs-on-the-beach/ for the full lists.

The guest house features a seasonal heated outdoor swimming pool & Jacuzzi set in a private garden with a sun terrace to enjoy the lovely Torquay weather. We are fully licensed and have a venue which can be hired for private functions and events.

Torquay is famous for its mild climate and watersports activities. Torre railway station is only 350 yards away from the guest house which give direct access to all the surrounding areas including Torquay Rail Station and the Agatha Christie Mile, the location for a tour of her life and work.

The Purple Tree Guest House and has easy access to The Riviera International Centre, Torre Abbey, the promenade with Princess Theatre, the shops, the Marina with its wide choice of bars and restaurants.

The Purple Tree Guest House provides the ideal base from which to explore the English Riviera and the Devon countryside with so many attractions and places of interest, you are never short of things to do.

We hope you come to see us soon and return as you had such a good time!