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The Duke of Cornwall Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Millbay Road, Plymouth PL1 3LG, England
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Ranked #9 of 19 hotels in Plymouth
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Sylvia551 Derby, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Derby, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Once again we had a great stay at the Duke of Cornwall. Our room (no 514) was lovely, if a little hot when we arrived. The bed was comfortable. The hotel is in a great location for a stroll on the Hoe or getting into the Barbican at night. Breakfast was very good.

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Redcliffe, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in this Hotel's supposedly most prestige room (GBP230:00). A lovely girl by the name of Jemma at the Holdiay Inn secured us this room when we had been having a lot of diffulty finding a room for then night. when we arrived at 10:30pm we treated as if we had kept the whole hotel up out of hours... More

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129 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Large, late-Victoria pile on edge of the centre of Plymouth. Although clean, quite spacious and partially renovated, it's still a little off the pace for a 4-star hotel. My bedroom had a large array of shelves and cupboard space, but with no door on the front giving the visual effect of living in an attic space. Room could also have... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed her last week for one night on the business trip. Beautiful architecture and conveniently located a short walk from city centre. Very nice and helpful staff, both in the reception and restaurant. Had a very pleasant breakfast, my room was very clean and had everything working as it should, nice view over marina was an add-on. There was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel itself is quite comfortable but standard 'large hotel'. The bar and lounge areas are large and look good. Service in the bar was very slow with only 1 person on duty and a large coach party queued up. The dining room is pretty average. Service was not good, staff did not have sufficient training to realize what should... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on business, the hotel architecture looks lovely, and the common areas such as the entrance and staircases are lovely. The service in the bar was good and bar food in line with hotel bar food, adequate at a typical hotel price. My room however was dreadful, the bed belonged in a skip it looked 50 years old and... More

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I arranged a visit to Plymouth this week- end to attend a event there I booked to stay at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel I must say from the staff on reception to dining room staff they could,nt have been more helpful and friendly there is room for some updating though it is a very old building... More

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North Yorkshire
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A number of things were irritating at this hotel, the shower was rainfall style which ladies don't always like, and difficult to enter/exit due to size and folding door closure. The breakfast mediocre (under cooked sausage overcooked scrambled egg, but the room was a good size (though I couldn't live long with the wallpaper (large circular bright pink flowers in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely room in a friendly hotel. Clean, comfortable with upgraded shower room. Well situated for stroll on The Hoe. Car park and free on road parking between 4pm and 10 am. Restaurant food is good but the bar food is more filling. Good breakfast.

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Address: Millbay Road, Plymouth PL1 3LG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Plymouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Duke of Cornwall Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plymouth
Duke Of Cornwall Plymouth
Plymouth Best Western

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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Welcome to the Duke of Cornwall, Plymouth's original character hotel, a treasure in the heart of Devon's city-by-the sea. Tower and turret, ballroom, oak panels, elaborate ceiling roses, sea views and cityscape. We have 72 rooms and suites, each with a unique view.Built during the Golden Age of steam, the Duke of Cornwall was Plymouth's first luxury hotel and provides first class accommodation today. ... more   less 
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