Summerhill Hotel

In brief

A family-run hotel overlooking Goodrington Beach and offering quality service and a relaxing atmosphere.

  • Private bathrooms for all rooms
  • Breakfast included
  • Tea/coffee-making facilities in all rooms
  • Hairdryers in all rooms
  • Lift to all floors
  • Television in all rooms
  • Free wireless internet
  • Licensed bar
  • Dinner at extra charge
  • Sea views from some rooms
  • Limited wheelchair access

Distance to school

10 minutes on foot.  No bus service between hotel 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


The Summerhill Hotel
2 Braeside Road, Paignton,

Type of accommodation


Age of students

18 years and over.

Check-in and check-out

Check-in from 14.00 to 22.00.
Check-out by 11.00.


Breakfast is included. Evening meals available at extra charge. Vegetarian, coeliac and gluten-free diet may be catered for upon request.

Kitchen/cooking facilities

No cooking facilities are available to students.


There are 25 rooms with either one or two beds. Most rooms are double rooms, used for single occupancy. Each room also has a desk, flat screen TV, and wardrobe.


Each room has an en-suite or private shower room with a shower, WC and basin. Some rooms also have a bath.


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 hotel including the garden.


A laundry room is available for washing and drying clothes (coin operated) at an extra charge of £3 per load, iron and ironing board are also available to use.

Security and keys

Students are issued with keys on arrival.

Bed linen, towels and cleaning

Clean bed linen is supplied once a week. Rooms are serviced daily. Clean towels are supplied twice a week but may be changed daily upon arrangement. Common areas of the hotel are cleaned daily.

Deposit & Damage Charges

No deposit is required. Damage must be paid for at cost.


Visitors are allowed in the bar area 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.