An exclusive cliff top hotel, 4 star Barceló Torquay Imperial Hotel is perfect for holidays and short breaks to Torbay and Devon.
(PRWEB) July 28, 2011
General Manager of the Barceló 4 star Torquay Imperial Hotel, Cormac O’Keefe, helped his team achieve a prestigious second place ranking in the Torbay Classic Powerboat Race, after completing his navigator’s course just a few weeks before.
Manager of the Barcelo Torquay hotel O’Keefe says: “I am delighted to have come in second in my first ever powerboat race. This event is a key date in the local calendar and people from all over Devon come to support and cheer on the participants. It’s a fantastic opportunity for tourism or local businesses meetings and conferences in Torquay and Devon and I was delighted to be able to play a more active role for the first time this year. Next year I will be aiming for pole position!”
The annual event, which is co-sponsored by the Barceló Torquay Imperial Hotel, has been running for over 30 years.
An exclusive cliff top hotel, 4 star Barceló Torquay Imperial Hotel is perfect for short breaks and hotel holidays to Torbay and Devon. Overlooking the bay, this Victorian hotel offers stunning views across the Torbay coastline, and is ideally located for exploring the English Riviera.
This Torquay hotel features 152 bedrooms including premium rooms with balconies or terraces, and deluxe rooms and suites offering sea views. Guests can dine in the Regatta Restaurant and enjoy the breathtaking views across the bay, or relax in the Britannia Bar with a drink. To complete the stay at Barceló Torquay Imperial Hotel, guests can pamper themselves in the hotel’s Beauty Rooms which offer a wide range of spa and beauty treatments. The relaxation room is the perfect place to completely unwind. The hotel boasts an indoor and outdoor swimming pool (open seasonally) to complete that English Riviera holiday atmosphere. Open to hotel guests and local members alike, the Beauty and Spa Hotels Club at Barceló Torquay Imperial Hotel offers a range of facilities including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, fully equipped gym, tennis courts and squash courts. The Barcelo Torquay Spa & Beauty is always available for you and your friends.
Guests will also find the Barcy Kid’s Club at Barceló Torquay Imperial Hotel offering a range of indoor and outdoor activities for children aged 2 – 14 years.
A top UK holiday destination since Victorian times, Torquay offers something for everyone, and Barceló Torquay Imperial Hotel is ideally located to explore the area. The lively Torquay Harbour and International Marina are focal points, and Torbay town has a great atmosphere with its bustling pavement cafes, shops and beautiful beaches. Other local attractions include Babbacombe Model Village, Bygones Victorian Museum and Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway.
Guests can also enjoy many events that will take place in the area. July’s events: Torbay Carnival Week (23rd-31st), Pride Torbay (28th-31st), Torbay Open (31st-6th August). August’s events: Shakespeare Week (2nd-6th), Torbay Steam Fair (5th-7th), Paignton Regatta (6th-14th), Torbay Week (20th-24th), Red Arrows (24th), Cowes Powerboat Race (28th).
This summer there are also the following Torquay hotel offers available: the 2 Night Summer break, 3 Night Summer Break and All Inclusive Holiday.
For further information about the Barceló Torquay Imperial Hotel, please visit: http://www.barcelo-hotels.co.uk.