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The Observatory Guest House

27 Western Terrace, Falmouth TR11 4QL, England
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Ranked #47 of 77 Falmouth B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Didcot, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the above with a group of 5 friends on a weekend away looking around the local area. The building is quite old with quirky large rooms with lots of windows. Landlord and Land Lady were wonderful really friendly with lots of local knowledge and made us really welcome. Parking is available for all of the rooms on... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Sometimes you feel you want to give a place to stay 5 stars not because it's dripping with opulent luxury, but because everything it does, it does right and - more importantly - because after one visit, you can't really imagine wanting to stay anywhere else. Such is the case with The Observatory. Run by a very friendly couple, Heidi... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Well enough located for town, comfortable and inexpensive (probably well priced), I was disappointed that the room (gd fl room 2) smelled musty and I had to have the window open all night to counteract it. Breakfast was only served between 0900-1000, at least on Sat and Sun, which for me was much too late to make the best of... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had a wonderful welcome as we arrived from Heidi and throughout our stay she and Paul did everything that they possibly could to ensure that our stay was very enjoyable! We stayed in a room by the front door, on the ground floor and although we couldn't get the wifi signal in our room very easily, the dining room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Had a lovely second stay for 1 night. Heidi and Paul are very nice people. The guest house is so convenient. Breakfast was lovely. Wouldnt hesitate to stay again. Had a deal for feb so price was good to

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The hosts were very friendly and went over and above to make us feel welcome. We stayed in room 5 and it was everything you would want. The bed was very very comfortable, it was very clean and facilities were great. The breakfast was also very good and had a lot to choose from. This guest house just added great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

what a gem a lovely stay we had nice aerey room with ensuite and the breakfast wow all local produce the full english i do recommend paul and heidi could not make you more welcome thankyou for a lovely stay highly recommend and look forward to another stay in the future kind regards ian and michelle from poole.

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Sutton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

As it was graduation week and also the reason for our visit, we were having great trouble finding any availability for a triple room. The Observatory had one room left so we grabbed it fast and, couldn't believe our luck as we would have had trouble choosing better for ourselves. Paul and Heidi personally run their guesthouse to a very... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Myself and my dive buddy stayed here for three nights whilst diving and site seeing in the area. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Great hosts. Great room. Great breakfast. What more can you ask for?

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Pershore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We literally arrived outside the Observatory, rang from the car , were instantly met by Heidi, viewed the room and booked for a couple of nights. Location is pretty good with just a short walk into the Town, bit of a slope on the way back up, but we two oldies made it, maybe 10 mins at our speed. Both... More 

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