• The Russell Hotel, Paignton

About The Russell Hotel

A lovely hotel set on Paignton seafront with spectacular views over the bay. A warm welcome awaits from the Hotel's enviable position. For shops and local amenities, Paignton town centre is only a short walk away. We are conveniently located just a few minutes walk from Paignton train and coach/bus stations, providing a link to the local attractions and and others further away.

We are delighted to offer you everything you would expect, comfortable beds in every room and a restaurant serving freshly cooked and locally sourced food. We have recently completed an extensive renovation programme which has brought the hotel right up to date with stylish decoration - new photos will be available to view olinne soon!

Paignton is a fabulous place no matter what time of year you visit, with many shops, bars and restaurants, many of which are unique to Paignton and the surrounding area.

Whether you are a couple in need of a romantic getaway, or travelling with family or a large group of friends, the bedrooms can sleep up to 4 people and we can accommodate up to 20 guests overall. The Russell Hotel is surrounded by beautiful green fields, natural wildlife and a clean and peaceful beach. Action packed from shows at the theatre to buckets and spades at the beach. We are conveniently located with easy access to the motorway network and main roads.


By train, coach or bus: Take a train, coach or bus to Paignton Station and then a taxi for the short journey to The Russell Hotel.

By car: The Hotel is conveniently located with easy access to the motorway network and main roads. Take the M5(J31) onto the A38 continuing onto the A380. At the Penn Inn roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Torquay Road. Follow it for a mile to the seafront and then turn right onto Torbay Road. Follow the road through Preston towards Paignton and drive along the seafront. Go under a railway bridge and turn right. Follow the seafront for half a mile and look for the Hotel on the right. The car park is situated behind the Hotel. Take the first right after the Hotel and right again. The car park is half way along. Return to the front of the Hotel to enter the reception. (Drop off your luggage at the front before driving to the car park.)

Popular attractions include:

  • Walking - Dartmoor is within easy reach or over 250sq miles at Exmoor National Park
  • Cycling - many routes are available making the most of the scenery
  • Fishing - for guests looking to relax, we are close to several local well stocked fishing lakes
  • Guests can purchase bottled water, ice creams and toiletries in the Hotel if needed.