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The Griffin

Cliff Road, Newquay TR7 1SP, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed in Newquay for 3 days but ate in The Griffin 3 times for our main meals it was beautiful food highly recommend the Carvery lovely. We stayed in a different hotel but next time would love to try the accommodation here.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked online £75.00 including breakfast for a double room. Room 6 up a flight of stair above the pub but was a lift if required. Very nice room with a very nice bathroom large modern shower very comfy bed and pillows, view was part sea and part Travel lodge behind hotel/pub. Staff r friendly and location good for Newquay beech... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I rang on off chance I could book two separate double rooms as my parents came over to pick us up. Myself and my husband have stayed at The Griffin before and loved it. My parents had been travelling over 6 hours and booked to have a Carvery of which they both said was fantastic!! Both our rooms were lovely... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We went to this pub for lunch. We ordered sandwiches to eat, I had the bacon, brie and cranberry but all I could taste was thick butter and nothing else. The staff were polite and friendly. Not sure whether we would visit again.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

drove to newquay without booking anywhere, tried a few hotels all fully booked, called at the griffin by chance only to find that vacancies ment they had vacancies as a lot of the hotels have vacancies in the window only to find out when you get in there that they are fully booked. very helpful staff, gave us a double... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Currently staying at the griffin and have been here 3 times before. The refurbishment is beautiful and has only added to our holiday experience! The rooms are fabulous and the breakfast is to die for! Will definately return and encourage anyone to come and stay! Ideal situation for the town and yes it is on the main road but it... More

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at The Griffin for 4 nights found the room comfortable but a little dated. Not enough towels had one which was grubby.for 2 days we had no milk and had to get ourselves some . Enquired about WiFi has I couldn't get any service I gave up in the end.we had a room at the back which was very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for three nights very good will book again five star compared to other local hotels one night in restaurant would like to use again as very good standard pleasant staff i had rib eye steak on the first night and found served quickly and so tender well recommended

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We called in here 2 weeks ago on our walk from home.The staff always friendly and we always try to use front room as large room can be rather warm.Good choice of meat and large selection of veg,must say more than any carvery we use. We don't use every week but have nether been let down.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Travelled from huddersfield, first time in Newquay, having not visited before. Did not really know what 2 expect. We stayed 7 nights at the griffin. Bedrooms a little dated, however very comfortable and clean. Food is out of this world, especially the breakfast! The service was superb, Tina especially made us so welcome, nothing was too much trouble. She wasn't... More

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Address: Cliff Road, Newquay TR7 1SP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 16
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