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Great Western Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cliff Road | Narrowcliff, Newquay TR7 2NE, England
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Ranked #15 of 50 hotels in Newquay
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a very nice stay. Hotel looks a bit old fashioned however it's not a problem. Rooms very spacious with an amazing view for a the beach. Very family friendly. Comfy beds, nice bathroom. Very close to everywhere, 3 mins to the beach. Restaurant was ok, however the breakfast is a bit boring, everyday the same Cornish breakfast... Overall... More

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed her for a weekend in January,stayed in the superior room.The views were amazing,the room was small bit had everything we needed. The bed was the most comfiest i have EVER slept in,the pillows and duvet were so soft. The hotel its self was lovely,friendly staff with excellent food,also the indian next door is to die for. Fab weekend away... More

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St Austell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So I thought we would drop in here for some beer n food. I ordered a Mexican burger but asked for it to be doubled up. OK so £12.95 is premium so u would expect Aberdeen Xmas n more. Well on my order near miracles were achieved, I received 2 succulent burgers mediumly cooked in a nice bun with a... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Knowing that the hotel was being refurbished & the room we booked was only £60, we were pleasantly surprised. Our room was tastefully furnished in New Hampshire seaside style. The shower was great and bathroom extremely clean. What we really loved that despite being "up in the Gods" as aptly put by one of the helpful staff, we could open... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location but awful hotel. Room was tiny, illuminated all night long by very very bright spotlights shining through the curtains. Walls paper thin and could hear people next door. Heated towel rail located too close to toilet and burnt legs! Would not recommend.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and i had evening meal and breakfast. Lovely location. Staff generally helpful and attentive. Wife is coeliac and very much enjoyed fish meal. Manager respectful and professional when raising an issue concerning the attitude of a particular member of staff.

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Bourton on the water
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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good hotel, lovely view from room (room 226). Room cleaned, staff were excellent in the evening but a bit missing in the morning. Food was very good in the evening, good location but remember to book a parking space before you go as these are limited but worth it.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and twins stayed for three nights from the 4th April to 6th April 2014 and I cannot fault the hotel at all for the money we paid for a large family room with sea view. On average the cost of food in the hotel was on a par with anywhere else we ate bar the Weatherspoons where the... More

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Plymouth
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I decided to stay in Newquay for my birthday and based upon the location and price, decided on the Great Western Hotel. Although i cannot comment on the 'budget' rooms, i would highly recommend paying the extra for a superior room with the sea views. This is what made the trip for me, falling asleep listening to the waves and... More

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England
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13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely friendly hotel where nothing is too much trouble. During our stay the restaurant was being re-carpeted but the staff out themselves out to make sure we did not suffer any inconvenience. Our superior room was beautiful and everything worked. Only one negative comment - the bedside lights could not be reached to switch on or off without getting... More

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Additional Information about Great Western Hotel

Also Known As:
Great Western Hotel Newquay
Great Western Newquay
Hotel Great Western
Great Western Hotel Newquay, Cornwall
Address: Cliff Road | Narrowcliff, Newquay TR7 2NE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Amenities:
Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#13 Family Hotel in Newquay
#14 Romantic Hotel in Newquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Great Western Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 3 star Great Western Hotel in Newquay is a perfect spot to stay, eat and drink on Cornwall’s breathtaking Atlantic coastline. Set in the heart of Newquay, with a superb sea view, clifftop garden and terrace and only a few steps from the golden sandy beach and the sea, the Great Western Hotel offers some of the best value accommodation* in Newquay for relaxation, informality and comfort. Steam, the Hotel bar and restaurant, offers the best in informal dining and socialising throughout the day and into the evening, with a menu of locally sourced dishes which blend Cornwall with the Mediterranean. All the food is freshly prepared and locally sourced where possible while the well stocked and stylish bar offers a full range of drinks. For a weekend break or a holiday in Newquay, The Great Western Hotel offers a great seaside location to enjoy your time in Cornwall. ... more   less 
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