Passage House Hotel

Newton Abbot, Devon

The Passage House Hotel is a hotel in Newton Abbot with 90 bedrooms and fabulous estuary views, offering a range of amenities for guests to enjoy, including a superb conference venue, a choice of dining options and a fully equipped leisure club.

Hotel Details

With a total of 90 well-appointed hotel bedrooms on offer, this Newton Abbot hotel is one of the best places to stay in Devon due to its location, close to the A38 and M5 for easy access to nearby Exeter, Torquay and Dartmoor. The setting for this fine country hotel is stunning. Standing on the northern bank of the Teign Estuary, it offers panoramic views, with every facet of the building being designed to take advantage of the light and superb views.

Room Types

The Passage House Hotel offers 90 bedrooms in varying styles in three different room types:

  • Standard Rooms
  • Estuary View Rooms
  • Deluxe Rooms

The Estuary View Rooms offer outstanding views of the River Teign Estuary and the Deluxe rooms come with a spacious balcony area, making them the perfect choice for a relaxing place to stay in Devon with scenic views.

All rooms are complete with:

  • Crisp cotton bedding
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Freeview TV
  • Free Internet access
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities
  • Free onsite parking

Whether you’re planning a weekend away in Devon, or looking for a hotel near Torquay or Exeter to rest your head for a night, The Best Western Passage House Hotel is a great place to stay in Devon.

The Vue Restaurant

The Best Western Passage House Hotel offers a dining experience with fabulous scenic views of the River Teign. Whether you are meeting friends or family for dinner, a relaxed Sunday roast or a light afternoon tea, there is something to suit every occasion. Unwind and admire the River Teign Estuary from the comfort of the sun-terrace over breakfast, lunch or dinner - perfect for al-fresco-dining. Whatever you choose, your dining experience will be one to remember.

The Vue Restaurant 

If you are looking for a lighter meal, try dining in the Vue Restaurant based in the Passage House Inn Hotel. Embrace a warm and friendly atmosphere whilst dining on the finest, locally sourced Devon produce, cooked to perfection by the house chef.

Passage House Inn

This 18th Century pub is situated on the hotel grounds, on the banks of the River Teign Estuary, making it one of Devon’s best country pubs. Offering a rustic menu featuring a variety of local produce from around South Devon.

Afternoon Tea

Enjoy an Afternoon tea in the warmth of the sun-terrace, sit back, relax and admire the beautiful scenery that surrounds whilst enjoying tea and scones!

For those looking to host a private function or business lunch, the Estuary Suite is available for hire - a completely self-contained room with its own fully stocked bar and patio doors opening out onto a raised decking area with views across the estuary.


Celebrate your big day on the edge of Dartmoor overlooking the River Teign Estuary, offering a scenic backdrop for a Devon wedding. With a beautiful riverside setting, superb facilities and excellent customer service, this is the perfect wedding venue in Devon to celebrate your big day. 

With plenty of experience catering for large groups of people, the dedicated in-house events team can take the worry out of preparing for your big day. From preparations and planning to the menu and wine choices, the events team ensure everything runs smoothly in the lead up to, and on your big day, so you can relax knowing that everything is under control!

Wedding Packages Can Include:

Changing rooms
Extended licensing
Table plans
Car parking
Accommodation for wedding guests

Thanks to the stunning grounds outdoors and estuary view, it also makes a lovely venue to host an outdoor marquee wedding!


Based in a unique estuary view setting, close to both Exeter and Torquay, the Passage House Hotel offers five meeting rooms for hire, perfect for events both big and small. All meeting rooms come with fully equipped conferencing facilities, whether you are planning a small team meeting or a large event, the experienced events team can help with everything from the planning process, through to smooth event running on the day.

There is a variety of conference packages available to suit your needs and budget.

Optional Add-ons Include

  • LCD projectors
  • Flipcharts
  • Projector screens
  • DVD players
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Day rate/24-hour rate
  • Accommodation
  • Pre-set menus

All conference bookings include free parking and complimentary WiFi for guests.


Situated just off the A380 and M5, The Best Western Passage House Hotel is only 15 minutes from Exeter and 10 minutes from Torquay - making it easily accessible for guests, whether travelling by road, rail or air. Adjacent to the popular Newton Abbot Racecourse and within easy reach of the English Riviera coastline, The Passage House Hotel is an excellent base for a break in Devon.

From the beautiful beaches of the South Devon coastline to the rugged landscape of Dartmoor, there is plenty to see and do, with sailing, water-skiing, golf, fishing trips and horse racing available locally.

Local Golf Clubs

  • Teignmouth Golf Club
  • Dainton Park Golf
  • Stover Golf Club

Local Beaches

  • Teignmouth 
  • Shaldon 
  • Torquay 
  • Dawlish
  • Dawlish Warren