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Base Surf Lodge

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20 Tower Road | Fistral Beach, Newquay TR7 1LR, England
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Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Very close to the town centre and run by a really nice guy. We were down there for a stag weekend and were made to feel very welcome. Showers and toilets were nice and clean and new only 2 years ago. The mattresses are dreadful , though. The building looks to be Victorian and I think the mattresses are a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

My friends and I went on a trip to Newquay this summer with the intention of surfing Fistral beach as much as possible, and for the money, I don’t think we could have done much better then the Base Lodge. It feels like Rob, who runs the lodge, really goes out of his way to make it a comfortable and... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Arrived at Base to be greeted by Rob (the owner) who was very helpful and welcoming - he accommodated parking needs by showing us a roadside parking spot which meant there was no need to spend money in the carpark opposite! The Hostel was clean and tidy - the downstairs (Kitchen/ Chill area/ garden) was really chilled and where breakfast... More 

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Thank Nicola M
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Best breakfast ever had in a hostel! Value for money, good location and some nice features (i.e. bathroom). Not the largest rooms but it is in a super central terraced house and there is plenty of room in the basement communal area and garden. Surf hire good value and very close to multiple beaches + town. Guys working there were... More 

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Thank englishroseincork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Arrived at base on a stag do with 13 guys of different ages, the guys working were friendly and helpful, didn't mind us using communal areas for a few games. Breakfast was great, as were the shower facilities. The surf lesson was great fun, but watch out for the uphill walk back!!

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Thank Locky85
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

About 12 of us (all boys) stayed here for a long weekend. The staff were particularly accommodating, especially given many other places wouldn't allow such a large number of people in one visit. The rooms were OK, not great but the location is excellent. A short walk to the pubs/clubs. Would recommend.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Stayed in the lodge 3 times now. I'm pretty well travelled and would say this is definitely the best hostel/lodge i've ever stayed at. The owner Rob is a top man and through my visits to the lodge, has become a very good friend of mine. Seriously recommend this place for a chilled out break any time of the year.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Just had another great weekend at base. Nice clean rooms, great breakfast and really good showers, location couldn't be better either. The on site wet suit on board hire was great and really good value too. Thanks guys :)

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Thank Lee F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Couldn't ask for a better location or place to stay. Great facilities, the owner is a great host. There is a really good selection of fruit yoghurts and cereal for breakfast, perfect to keep you going for a day on the beach which is literally a stones throw away!! Right by a load of decent cafés and pubs too which... More 

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Thank Timofee92
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Perfect location, 3 minute walk to the centre of town, 5 minutes walk to the main Fistral beach. Very clean modern bathroom, decent free WiFi, great lounge space and kitchen, ample sized rooms. Rob and Dale are very friendly hosts and provide you with great discounts on surf hire and lessons. Would definitely go back

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