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Firs Guest House

13 Pier Street | West Hoe, Plymouth PL1 3BS, England
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Ranked #52 of 86 Plymouth B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for one night on business. Everything about this place was average, also the bed was uncomfortable, and the pillows were hard. The fried breakfast was greasy. The location is good though. I will not stay here again.

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Check in is after 5pm, we arrived after a full day on the Hoe at 6 pm. Host very helpful. Clean double room with en-suite. Comfortable big bed. Tea making facilities. Room on top floor was quiet. Nice hot breakfast plenty of choice, cereals and juice available. Close to the Hoe with children's play park next door. There is scaffolding... More 

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sassy W, Owner at Firs Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Glad you enjoyed your stay. we have since up graded the bed in the room you stayed in to a large king size bed. The scaffolding is scheduled to be removed on 2nd July . My husband has been working very hard painting the front of the house for the last month . If you happen to visit again... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I'd booked a single room with shared toilet/bathroom, but when I arrived, I was pleased to find I'd been upgraded to an en-suite. The room was comfortable and clean. The property is only a short walk from a rocky coast and a short climb leads onto The Hoe. Breakfast was OK, but nothing special, though it filled me up. I... More 

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sassy W, Owner at Firs Guest House, responded to this review

Hello thank you for your review, Glad you liked the room. Sorry you thought the breakfast was nothing special. Are full English breakfast is freshly cooked to order and we normally receive lots of compliments regarding the breakfast. More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Booked via Hotels.com.for a single room Expected a single bed and shared bathroom but was pleasantly suprised to find I had a double bed ensuite Not sure if it was the oweners or hotels.com that changed it but thank you especially as I only paid £35 for the room Nice room, comfy bed and a nice shower Breakfast was very... More 

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sassy W, Owner at Firs Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you or the lovely review. We sometimes put guest in double en-suite room if we have rooms available. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Last minute booking at the firs due to a call out in the plymouth region what can I say read the reviews and feared the worst. However was met with a smile and and happy even though I checked in at quarter to nine rare I get a smile from a bed and breakfast when I check in that late.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

We had a one night stay here for my husband's sisters graduation. The location is good. Not far from the water front and not to much of a walk from the city centre. We had an en suite room which was ok. The room was basic with tea and coffee making facilities and the bed was clean and comfortable. The... More 

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thefirsguesthouse, Owner at Firs Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Just replying to your review, Just to inform you we do not have any dark furniture in any of the rooms.We only have light pine furniture . All rooms have been freshly painted in magnolia . we recently on September 9th 2014 had a over night stay from the AA hotel inspector and the Hotel inspector was delighted with... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

The booking was incorrect. We book an en suite but upon arrival were told thet the roon was a single with no bathroom. We were moved the next day after dealing with hotwls . Com who also booked another room of ours at an incorrect price. The breakfast was not full English like expected but international and cold. The service... More 

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sassy W, Owner at Firs Guest House, responded to this review

sorry so long responding. When the booking was made on line a booked a standard double room was booked. A couple days before your stay gentleman telephoned who said he was a friend of yours and had booked the room for you and asked if it was ok to bring a travel cot I said that was fine . When... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This accommodation has to pass a health check this month; it needs to! Highly priced for what was on offer. Friendliness does not count for a lot in the 21st Century, when the state of the place is jaded, dull and questionably clean.(Carting luggage up 3 flights of stairs after a long journey is not awe inspiring): I certainly don't... More 

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sassy W, Owner at Firs Guest House, responded to this review

Your brother Derek booked the room for both of you . I did explain to him the room was at the top of the house. Your brother had previously booked and stayed on a regular basis at The Firs. The room you stayed in had just had, had a complete refurbishment en-suite shower room fitted . Your comments on expecting... More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We stayed here last week, very last minute. The guest house were extremely accommodating, great value for money, clean and very friendly. They got up early to serve us an excellent breakfast as we had an early start. Would definitely stay there again. Thanks!

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