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The Observatory Guest House

27 Western Terrace, Falmouth TR11 4QL, England
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Ranked #44 of 76 Falmouth B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely two night stay here. The owners were really helpful and breakfast was plentiful and tasty. The only drawback is the carpark is a bit of a tight squeeze. Other than that, an ideal, quiet and comfortable base to explore Cornwall from. Thank you!

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Pontypridd, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely warm welcome from Heidi who had already put a cot in the room for our daughter and set her a high hair at the breakfast table. Lovely comfortable room , large en suite bathroom and parking . Paul came and chatted to everyone at breakfast every day and was very friendly. Breakfast was delicious and certainly filled us up.... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights while attending our great nephews wedding What a lovely bed and breakfast Very friendly owners Breakfast really excelent whith a good choice Would deinatly stay here again

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Pelsall, West Midlands UK
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed at the Observatory as a group of divers so it was a mix of shared and single rooms. the owners were extremely welcoming and breakfasts were very good. The house is having work done but the rooms as they stand are adequate. Location is good. Parking is a bit tight but overall for the cost the guest house... More

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Recent 4 night stay in Falmouth and this was a great little hotel. Rooms were clean and cosy, the breakfast was generous and freshly cooked to order and the location was great for both the beach and the town. The hosts Heidi and Paul were friendly and welcoming and knowledgeable about the area, even providing discount vouchers for local sites... More

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heidirads, Owner at The Observatory Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer, thank you for your lovely review, so pleased you enjoyed your stay with use and liked my breakfast, Paul and I have come off all the big search engins because of the commission and we felt like we were loosing the personal touch with our guests. SO HAPPY YOU FOUND US. Hopefully see you soon. Sun shine and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Had a nice stay in guest house. Convenient for walking round Falmouth. Room was comfy and hosts really friendly and informative. Breakfast lovely and hugh. Definitely be returning there. Price was good value.

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heidirads, Owner at The Observatory Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Sue, thank you for you kind review. Paul and I are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and you enjoy my breakfast. hope to see you again so when your daughter comes to collage here. Many kind Regards and smiles Heidi :-) More

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The Observatory Falmouth is highly recommended by me! The owners are very accommodating and friendly, the place has a really nice atmosphere and the breakfasts are excellent!! Ill be staying here again!

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heidirads, Owner at The Observatory Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Ras, thank you for your kind review, Paul and I like to make guest feel welcome and I really like cooking the breakfast so pleased you enjoyed it. Its review like your that make running a small B & B worth while. you can find us on face book to now. Hope to see you again in the future.... More

Calgary, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for four nights in September 2013. We were looking for a reasonably priced place to stay in Falmouth that was also reasonably close to the main part of town. The Observatory was exactly that! We felt very welcome and had an amazing experience - the hosts could not have been more awesome. The one... More

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heidirads, Owner at The Observatory Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, Paul and I are so pleased you liked our small Bed and Breakfast, we do enjoy meeting new people and making them comfortable. Hope to see you again in the future, Heidi :-) More

Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We stayed here having walked in looking for a night's stay.We actually stayed for two. Heidi and Paul were very welcoming and were very knowledgable about the area. The room was very clean and there were some seaside-y ornaments which made it feel homely.A heated rail in the bathroom would have been handy as if you wish to re use... More

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heidirads, Owner at The Observatory Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, It was lovely to meet you, hope you enjoyed touring around, and good luck with your business. Heidi More

Taunton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

we stayed october 2013. room 4 was lovely, bathroom did not match bedroom, is tired and uncomfortable to use. Full English Breakfast was massive but low quality, plastic table covers were awefull. get rid!!! Tasteless marmalade, cheap nasty orange juice....plastic containers for cereal's etc all smacks of "cut corners, do it cheap"....Finally..walls COVERED with notes, signs and faded pictures that... More

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heidirads, Owner at The Observatory Guest House, responded to this review

We are sorry that you thought the breakfast was massive( most poeple like that) and that we cut corners with our breakfast, as you can see from other reviews the guest said the is breakfast delicious. We get hand made sausages from butcher in town and our bacon and free range eggs come from a local supplier, beans are Heinz..... More

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Additional Information about The Observatory Guest House

Address: 27 Western Terrace, Falmouth TR11 4QL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Falmouth
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #44 of 76 B&Bs / Inns in Falmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Observatory is situated close to town centre, sea front and safe beaches, Open all year round. All rooms en-suite. Beverage tray with Cornish biscuits in all rooms + hair dryers, bath and shower gels and soap, towels are supplied, but please bring your own beach towel.We have boogie boards, childrens wet suites and buckets and spades for you to borrow + board Games. DVDs in family rooms, fully Central heated. We offer a varied breakfast menu using Cornish produce, Vegetarians catered for.Non Smoking, Free Off Road Parking and Free Wi Fi. Look forward to meeting you. :-) During January 2014 we have done a lot of decorating, come and visit us and see. ... more   less 
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