St Marguerite Guest House

In brief

Smartly decorated rooms and home-cooked food, only five minutes’ walk from the school and the beach.

  • Private bathrooms for all rooms
  • Breakfast included
  • Tea/coffee-making facilities in all rooms
  • Hairdryers in all rooms
  • Television in all rooms
  • Free wireless internet

Distance to school

5 minutes on foot.  No bus service between guest house and school.

Local transport

Regular buses cover all Torbay. A weekly ticket costs about £17.

5-10 minutes away

School, railway station, bus stops, café, pubs and restaurants, cinema, pharmacy, shops and supermarkets, beaches and pier.

In detail


St Marguerite, 3 The Riviera,
Paignton, TQ4 5EX

Type of accommodation

Guest house.

Age of students

18 years and over.

Check-in and check-out

Check-in from 16.00 to 20.00.
Check-out by 10.00.


Breakfast is included.  Vegetarian, coeliac and gluten-free diet may be catered for upon request.

Kitchen/cooking facilities

No cooking facilities are available to students.


There are single or double rooms, each room with television, DVD/CD player, hairdryer, chest of drawers and wardrobe. All rooms are en-suite except for one single room with private bathroom.  A desk is available upon request.


Each room has an en-suite or private shower room with a shower, WC and basin.


Electricity, heating and lighting are included in the price. Electricity is 230V, 50Hz AC.

Internet and phone

There is free wireless internet access throughout the guest house.


There are no laundry facilities on site but clothes may be washed by arrangement with the owners for a small charge.  An iron and ironing board are available for guests’ use. A public laundrette is about ten minutes away on foot.

Security and keys

Students are issued with keys on arrival.

Bed linen, towels and cleaning

Rooms are serviced daily. Clean bed linen and towels are supplied twice a week. Common areas of the hotel are cleaned daily.

Deposit & Damage Charges

No deposit is required. Damage must be paid for at cost. The guest house is non-smoking and a cleaning charge will be made if guests are found to have smoked in the rooms.


Visitors are allowed within normal hours and not after 23.00.

Noise and restrictions

Noise must not be heard outside the bedrooms after 23.00.


Available all year except Christmas to students aged 18 and older.