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Ivanhoe Guesthouse

Certificate of Excellence
7 Melvill Road, Falmouth TR11 4AS, England
Ivanhoe Guesthouse
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent accommodation, very clean, very easy to talk to, lovely hosts that even provide home made jams and spreads, very nice food, good location short walk to beach or town would to recommend to anyone.

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DTSears, Owner at Ivanhoe Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Eugen & Sue, Thank you very much for your great review. We are so pleased you remembered us especially as you have travelled so much around Europe after visiting us here in Falmouth. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we really hope all went well with your holiday of a lifetime, and that you arrived home... More 

Rotterdam, Holland
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12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room is clean and pleasant. The breakfast is more than delicious and the location is great. But why is Ivanhoe guesthouse so special? Two reasons: Donna and Gill, our hosts! They are so dedicated to their work, that you really feel at home in their guesthouse. They are helpful and sincerely interested in their guests. That's why we felt... More 

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DTSears, Owner at Ivanhoe Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Ruud & Anja, Thank you very much for the lovely review you posted today. We are so pleased you felt at home and it really makes our day to know that you have felt so welcome too, so thank you. We hope you continued to have a good time walking the coastpath and if you ever fancy another break... More 

Orpington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great one night stay at Ivanhoe in late April. Donna was friendly and helpful from the point of booking, offering to meet us at the station and giving directions. A lovely welcome awaited us and lots of information about Falmouth. Very clean and comfortable room and Gill cooks a hearty breakfast which set us up well for the... More 

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DTSears, Owner at Ivanhoe Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Elaine & John, Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a great review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we hope you had a good few days walking the coast-path. We're also delighted you enjoyed Gill's breakfasts and hoped they set you up for your long day. Take care and thanks once... More 

Hitchin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay, clean and tidy with welcoming and helpful hosts. Good breakfast choices with homemade jams and marmalade for your toast. The provision of dressing gowns in the bedrooms was nice, since my room was not en-suite, although i had exclusive use of an adjacent bathroom.

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DTSears, Owner at Ivanhoe Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Greg, Thank you for your lovely review. We hope the cycle to Lands End went without mishap and you all got home safe & sound. Take care Donna More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Ivanhoes guesthouse is a delightful b&b ran by the lovely Donna and Gil. It is warm, friendly, spotlessly clean and really pretty with small art pieces all around the house. Donna and Gil gave us the warmest welcome and are absolutely the best hosts, super attentive, helpful and always went the extra mile the make us feel at home and... More 

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DTSears, Owner at Ivanhoe Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Amalia, Thank you so much for your great review. We are delighted you had a good few days with Andrew and your parents. It means so much to us both to know you felt so at home here. It was a pleasure to meet you all and we hope Mum & Dad had a safe journey back home to... More 

Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Warm reception (as always) from Donna and Gill, who made us feel at home from the start. There are many places to stay in Falmouth but we always head for Ivanhoe because we always enjoy our stay there. The lounge is well-furnished and comfortable and the breakfast always excellent, with adequate choice. The entire guest house is impressively clean and... More 

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DTSears, Owner at Ivanhoe Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Ivor & Barbara, We've just seen your wonderful review and wanted to say thank you so much for taking the time to do this. We are delighted with your comments and are so pleased you feel at home. We're always pleased to see you and hope we can continue to be your base when visitng Cornwall! Hope it isn't... More 

Falmouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed in Falmouth for 3 nights over the Easter bank holiday. Staying at the Ivanhoe is great value for Falmouth and I would recommend it to anyone. It is the only guesthouse in Falmouth that I have stayed in more than once which says it all! The hot breakfast menu is extensive (full english, vegetarian, kedgeree, english muffin with... More 

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DTSears, Owner at Ivanhoe Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Katherine & Tom, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are very grateful to you for taking the time to post such great comments. It was as always lovely to see you and we're so pleased you felt at home. It's good to hear your news and that all seems to be going well for you both... More 

Nailsea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Stayed at the Ivanhoe Guest house for 4 nights. 3 of the nights were in a single room and the fourth in a double when joined by my wife. Both rooms were spotlessly clean and well equipped. Extras included a fridge in the room with milk to make a hot drink from the good selection of teas, coffee and hot... More 

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DTSears, Owner at Ivanhoe Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Mike, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are very grateful to you for taking the time to do this. It was a pleasure to meet you and to have the chance to meet Shirley too. We hope if you come down to see Nicole another time you will get in touch. Thanks once again Donna More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Extremely comfortable place to stay with very friendly owners. A super breakfast and spotlessly clean rooms. Short walking distance to the town and nearby restaurants. An excellent Bed and Breakfast .

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DTSears, Owner at Ivanhoe Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Wendy, Thank you for your lovely review. It was great seeing you again and we're sure Megan was pleased you were able to come down to help celebrate her birthday with her. We're sorry to have missed Steve but we hope it won't be too long before we see you both again. Take care Donna x More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Firstly I will apologise for my late review! I stayed in September this year so has taken me a while but had always intended to post my comments. I think it's all been said already but Donna and Gill were both very friendly and helpful. Happy to chat and offer advice/information when needed, but not intrusive. I thought being given... More 

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DTSears, Owner at Ivanhoe Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Emma, What a lovely surprise to read your wonderful review!! We are so grateful to you for taking the time to do this for us and we are delighted you felt so at home, this really makes our day! We hope if you manage another trip down to Falmouth that you'll let us know. Thank you once again. Take... More 

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