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The Westcott

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4.0 of 5
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Gyllyngvase Hill, Falmouth TR11 4DN, England
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Ranked #7 of 78 Falmouth B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Lynne C Poole, United Kingdom
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Poole, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at The Westcott with husband and parents to see youngest daughter do her university performance. Had previously stayed here a couple of years ago when the owners were not the previous owners. The B&B had not changed much and our room was one we had previously stayed in. The new owners were very friendly and welcoming when we arrived,... More 

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The W, Owner at The Westcott, responded to this review

Hello Lynne Thank you for your lovely review it is always difficult when a guest returns to new owners, we have a lot to live up to. I'm pleased you were happy with your stay and did not notice any major changes. Kind regards to you and your lovely family from The Westcott Family. More 

Lymington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for 2 nights with my Sister and we had a lovely twin room. I haven't stayed in a B&B for some time and I was pleasantly surprised by this one. I though that it was more like a classy boutique hotel to be honest. The interior was immaculate and our room was cosy but had everything we needed... More 

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The W, Owner at The Westcott, responded to this review

Hello Mandy, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are close to the station and if you are not driving down here that can be very handy. I'm not sure if you were aware that there were extra plug sockets by the headboards which may have helped you. Both you and your sister were wonderful guests and we would be... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Westcott is an excellent choice for B&B in Falmouth. Near to the Town Centre and numerous restaurants, Gyllingvase beach is a 3 minute walk where you will find the really good Beach Cafe and easy access to the coastal path. The Westcott is spotlessly clean throughout, airy and well decorated. Breakfast choices are comprehensive, including fresh fruit, meats, cheeses,... More 

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The W, Owner at The Westcott, responded to this review

High Paul G Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and are grateful for your comments. We would love you to come and see us again. Kind regards from The Wesstcott family. he Westcott Family. More 

Halesowen, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been back to the Westcott again and again. The service and cleanliness cannot be faulted. We have stayed in several of the rooms and find them all of a very high standard with exceptional facilities and attention to detail. The breakfast is always excellent, good selection and served by friendly, efficient and extremely pleasant staff (make you feel at... More 

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The W, Owner at The Westcott, responded to this review

Hello Martin G, Thank you so much for the wonderful review you have posted for The Westcott. We are always pleased when a guest enjoys their stay and would like to share that experience with others and returns regularly. We are always pleased to see you and your lovely wife Martin. Once again many thanks from The Westcott Family. More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: Staff were friendly and clearly trying hard. The premises was neat and tidy, and the location can't be beat. Breakfast was quick. Cons: I chose this B&B partly based on its advertisement that there is "on-site parking" that "doesn't require reservations." Their parking is actually a very space in front of the building, and a small drive. You could... More 

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The W, Owner at The Westcott, responded to this review

Hello Salty78, I have read your review with great interest. You were obviously extremely dissatisfied yet you said nothing whilst you were here. I think if you read car parking (AS ADVERFTISED ON OUR SITE) it clearly says free public parking IS POSSIBLE on site, which it is as you know, the choice is yours if you chose to use... More 

St Austell, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Celebrating a friends birthday, we booked four sea view rooms for the weekend. The service and accommodation could not have been better. The lovely people who run this B&B made us all feel so very welcome, on this our first visit, nothing was too much trouble. Ideal location in Falmouth, for coast path walks,entertainment at the Princess Pavilions and only... More 

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The W, Owner at The Westcott, responded to this review

Hello Mary H, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay here at the Westcott,. Hearing reviews like yours means we are getting things right and we have helped in some way, for you to enjoy your break. You were all perfect guests and we would be delighted to have you come and stay again. On behalf of myself and our... More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Four of us have just spent four nights at the Westcott guesthouse. It is very well situated for Falmouth's only beach, the town and the station. We could not fault the rooms or the accommodation. We found it thoroughly enjoyable with a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The breakfasts were superb. We would recommend the Westcott!

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The W, Owner at The Westcott, responded to this review

Hello Mary, pleased to here you all got home safely, thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. I'm pleased you mention the location, a stones throw from the beach and 10 minute walk into town, best of both worlds. You were perfect guests and we would love you all to come and visit us again.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We were greeted at the door by Sandra and as soon as you entered the building you could sense that The Westcott has a very welcoming, friendly and relaxing atmosphere. The breakfast room was bright and clean with some tables having a sea view, down stairs there is also a very comfortable lounge to sit and relax in, with chilled... More 

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The W, Owner at The Westcott, responded to this review

High David, thank you so much for your excellent review, I don't think I could have written it better myself. I'm glad you mention our lounge we love it when the lounge fills up and people are enjoying the view down to the beach. You were both perfect guests and we would welcome you back to satay with us, very... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Just enjoyed our 2nd stay here at the wonderful Westcott! Absolutely lovely, beautiful room with a seaview and our table in the dining room had a lovely seaview! Ran by a friendly family, always willing to do what they can to make your stay comfortable! The breakfast is fantastic, we highly recommend 'the Westcott' breakfast! Will definitely be visiting here... More 

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The W, Owner at The Westcott, responded to this review

High Natalie, thank you for your wonderful review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and will return to us again, the view from the dining room is gorgeous I'm just sorry you didn't have the best weather, better luck next time, once again many thanks to you from The Westcott Family. More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is very friendly, family run guest house. The breakfast was fabulous with loads of choice and the room was very comfortable. It is situated in a great location near the beach but within walking distance of town. We would definitely stay again.

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The W, Owner at The Westcott, responded to this review

Hello J1692KOjulia Thank you for your lovely review, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed the area. I look out over the sea and marvell some days it really is a beautiful view, thank you so much for sharing this with others, kind regards, The Westcott Family. More 

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