Welcome to The Channel View Hotel Paignton, a small boutique hotel set in the heart of the English Riviera, exclusively for Adults.

Our fabulous B&B sits in a world class location, overlooking 22 miles of the best beaches in Devon, and maybe the UK. Channel View, is a special place, for quiet relaxation and to enjoy the stunning, panoramic views of Torbay; for serious walkers to explore the South West Coast Path, which is right on our doorstep; or for a leisurely short stroll to either Paignton or Torquay. There is so much to do in the English Riviera, that you will never be short of somewhere to explore, whatever the weather.

For adults only, the Channel View is the perfect place to come home to, smart contemporary furnishings with more than a touch of luxury, and a fantastic home-cooked breakfast using as much local or home-made produce as possible. With a very well-stocked bar, and a lovely sea-view conservatory to enjoy a nice drink or two, it’s great for romantic breaks, reading a book or even making new friends.

Husband & Wife team Peter & Ruth, Son Eliott and Chelsea the dog will do everything they can to welcome you and to make your stay a comfortable, relaxing and memorable one.


“The Channel View Hotel really is ideally situated for whatever type of holiday you require. Whether it be walks along the coastline, relaxing days on the beaches, shopping, sight-seeing, or a fun filled sporting break. With a great range of attractions nearby, a great breakfast to start your day off well, and comfortable surroundings to relax in, you can be certain of an enjoyable holiday experience.” 

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Our Rooms

Ruth & Peter started a major refurbishment in 2017 and have created eleven stunning, individually styled boutique rooms and one amazing sea-view suite. Rooms are across 3 floors, may all vary in size but you can be sure that all are exceptionally clean and designed with your perfect stay in mind.

Deluxe rooms all have LED TV’s, high pressure rainfall showers, heated mist-free mirrors, powerful hairdryers, a well stock tea tray including fresh milk, goose down bedding, and super comfortable beds.

Superior rooms have extra touches of luxury such as Smart TV’s, Nespresso Coffee Machines, huge walk-in showers or baths and lovely fluffy bathrobes.

Named after some of the 22 coves and beaches in Torbay, seven of our rooms benefit from the panoramic sea-views across the Bay right from Berry Head to Thatchers Rock, and that is really something worth waking up to.

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New Year 2021

Imagine a New Year of great food and  great entertainment,  a house party, with old friends and new.
At Channel View you can have just that and more!
3 nights from £340 per person
Book direct only by calling Pete on 01803 522432 
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Autumn Break 2021

Whether you want to relax and enjoy the stunning sea views, take a leisurely coastal walk, or escape your busy life, you’ll find it all when you arrive at the Channel View.

4 nights for 3 on all midweek breaks in October and November
Book direct only by calling  Pete on  01803 522432

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Valentine Treat 2022

2 nights stay for 2
Full English Breakfast each morning
Romantic 4 Course Dinner for two on Valentines Night
Bottle of Prosecco and Chocolates on arrival
 12th – 15th February 2022 at 45 per couple
Book direct only by calling Pete on  01803 522432 

Dining & Bar

Our renowned breakfast is served between 08.00 – 10.00. We offer a wide range of hot and cold food and drinks prepared fresh especially for you.

A set-priced Table D’Hote Menu is available for evening meals, offering a variety of 3 courses to choose from daily. This popular option can be pre-booked or ordered on a day-by-day basis at breakfast time. There is no fancy chef in our kitchen, just Ruth offering good home cooking at a great price. Dinner is served at 6.00pm each evening. We take pride in our food, not only in the flavour and presentation, but we try to ensure that there is a good daily choice and something for everyone.  We’re aiming to open a new Bistro within the next couple of months, where we will be offering a full menu all day until 10pm.
Our newly refurbished bar offers a wide range of Wines, Spirits and Soft Drinks, with local Beers and Ales, all at reasonable prices.
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Sample Breakfast Menu 

Pot of Tea or your own Cafetiere of Coffee (Decaf & Fruit available
Hot Toast and Preserves, Croissants and Pain au Chocolate 

Served A la Carte: 
Selection of Fruit Juices
Breakfast fruits
Variety of Cereals
Ruth’s Homemade yoghurt, Granola, Marmalade and Preserves

Freshly cooked to order, your choice of:  
Bacon, Pork Sausage, Grilled Tomato, Mushrooms, Baked Beans, Fried Bread 
& Black Pudding, with a choice of Fried or Scrambled, Hard or Soft Boiled Eggs 
Or why not opt for a lighter option:  
Choose from our Smoothie Menu, 100% fresh fruit and vegetables 

Sample Table D'Hote Menu

(Changes Daily)
– Homemade Spiced Roast Pepper Soup 

Served with a Freshly Baked Bread Roll and Butter 

– Prawn Cocktail 
– Fruit Juice 
– Roast Chicken, Roast Potatoes and Parsnips, Steamed Cabbage, Carrots, 
Stuffing and Yorkshire Pudding with lashings of Gravy 
– Beef Bourguinon and Mustard Mashed Potato with Freshly Steamed Brocolli 
– Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni with Side Salad and Garlic Bread 
– Warm Apple Tart and Custard 
– Strawberry Cheesecake 
– Mixed Ice Creams 
To guarantee the best price please call us directly on 01803 522 432 or book here on our website


Our Beaches

Breathtaking Views at The Channel View Boutique Hotel 

With many beaches to choose from, and 2,000 acres of award winning public parks and gardens to explore, the English Riviera is one of the most beautiful holiday destinations around. 

With all the glamour and style of a Mediterranean resort, the English Riviera really does live up to its name, and with one of the best climates in Britain, it’s holiday time all the time. 

Preston Sands  
This long, sandy beach has easy access as well as a wide range of facilities including a Cafe, Beach shop. Why not hire a Deckchair / Sunbed and bask in the warmth of the Sun or take it easy and hire a Beach Hut for comfort on your day out. Please note dogs are banned and the rating for swimming is “Safe – With Care”. 
Paignton Beach  
With a large, lawned green adjacent to the beach itself and ample parking nearby, you can take in all of the sun or simply have a walk along the green. There are lots of Kiosks and Cafes by the beach and amusements on Paignton Pier for all the family. Dogs are banned from the beach and the conditions for swimming are “Safe – With Care”. Some of the other facilities available to you are Toilets, Deckchair / Sunbed hire. Pedelos and family bikes are also available. 
Goodrington Sands 
Goodrington beach has a range of amenities adjacent to it including the Seashore Centre, Quaywest Waterpark, Youngs Park and Inn On The Quay for a quiet drink out. Plenty of Kiosks, Toilets and Amusements are available with the swimming conditions being “Safe – With Care”. Deckchair / Sunbed hire available. Dogs are allowed on North Sands only with excellent low tide rockpooling. 
Broadsands Beach 
A golden, sparkling beach awaits visitors, with good access and parking throughout, as well as a large green behind Promenade. Dogs are banned and swimming conditions are “Safe – With Care”. Also available is a Cafe, Beach shop (no amusements), Deckchair / Sunbed and Beach Hut hire. Pedelos and boats are also available for hire. 
To guarantee the best price please call us directly on 01803 522 432 or book her on our website


Discover Paignton, one of Torbay’s premier destinations, and within a short distance of Torquay, Brixham, Dartmouth and other popular days out. 

Whenever you visit Torbay, you will always find a busy calendar of events to choose from.The programme incorporates something for everyone, with fantastic firework displays, festivals, carnivals, regattas, sporting events, with special appearances from famous faces, not to mention the Red Arrow Display Team.

There really is something for everyone on the English Riviera, from long days relaxing on the beach, enjoying a spot of sight seeing, shopping, coastal walks, to days out at many of Torbay’s popular tourist attractions. 

This famous zoo is a great way to view animals in their natural habitat. The zoo’s emphasis is on conservation and environmental concerns and is sure to keep adults and kids alike amused and interested all day. 
Journey along the beauty of the Torbay coastline to the banks of the river Dart, on this full size steam railway. Enjoy a wonder around Dartmouth ‘s picturesque town and waterfront, then a relaxing ride back on the steam train or a gentle journey around the coastline by ferry. 
The only outdoor water park to be found in Devon , and certainly the wettest fun to be had during your holiday. Choose from 8 of the flumes, catering for a range of age groups, with a separate swimming and paddling area. 
In July 2004, we saw Paignton Zoo’s latest addition in the form of ‘Living Coasts’, a unique attraction with underwater views, taking you to the coastal habitats around the world. Situated on Beacon Quay, with spectacular views across the bay, it is a short walk away from Torquay’s bustling marina. 
This replica of Sir Francis Drake’s Golden Hind, gives a real sense of what life at sea really used to be like, and portrays the sense of adventure to be had living in the 16 th century. 
Just a short drive from the hotel, you will discover the popular tourist attraction of the Babbacombe Model Village. With over 400 models making up a miniature West Country, and many special features throughout the year, it is a great place to spend a fun-filled afternoon, or a relaxing evening when the village is completely illuminated. 
These caves are officially the oldest recognised human dwelling in Britain. Take a stroll through the beautiful caverns and enjoy the same experience as your ancestors did, nearly half a million years ago. 
Just a short drive from the hotel, you will find the popular Victorian experience Bygones. With a range of displays and interesting exhibits, taking you back to the sights and the sounds of the Victorian age. 
Situated just outside of Exeter , about 30 minutes drive away from the hotel, you will discover a theme park designed for the younger members of the family. With fun, small versions of the popular rollercoaster, pirate ship and log flume, combined with grassy picnic areas, inside and outdoor play areas, Crealy Adventure Park , makes for a fantastic family day out! 
Situated just a few minutes away from Dartmouth , you will discover the magic of Woodlands Adventure Park, a real treat for families, or the young at heart. The park has many exciting outdoor activities, enormous water slides, a toboggan run and many indoor and outdoor activity areas for all age groups. 
Over 22 Miles Of Coast To Explore And So Much More. 
Torbay (Torquay, Paignton & Brixham) has over 22 miles of spectacular coast and beaches. The area is affectionately known as the English Riviera. 
Good days out include Dartmoor National Park, The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth, Exeter Cathedral, Dartmouth and Totnes. 


The Channel View Boutique Hotel in Paignton, Devon 

Call Us on: 01803 522 432 or Email: info@channelviewhotel.com