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Rusty Anchor

30 Grand Parade, Plymouth PL1 3DJ, England
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Ranked #46 of 84 Plymouth B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was adequate and clean, the shower small but hot. No shower gels provided but for £85 a night, I was expecting a slap up, cooked breakfast and approached the nicely laid out room with enthusiasm. Jan, the landlady, was busy in the breakfast room serving a table of five. She brought us toast while we were waiting but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The guest house was excellent value for money. Booked one night stay with friends. The room itself was clean and tidy. Jen, the caretaker of the house was very helpful and cooked us breakfast and topped up without any hesitation. It is peaceful, easy to locate and is highly recommended for anyone staying in Plymouth.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

My experience is very similar to a February review. I booked online and paid in full earlier this year for a twin and a single room for a one night stay in May as my companions and I travelled along the SW coast path. The day before I received a voicemail message from the landlady in which she said as... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The occasion was unfortunately to attend a funeral of a former colleague of my Mum, but it didn't stop me from enjoying my stay. The hostess was a lovely lady and made me feel very welcome from the start, with treats and things. Just around the corner was a nice park to run around in and the Hoe, which was... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Such a lovely welcome from the host. She was also lovely with our dog Dilly, whom she made to feel welcome too. The bedroom was light and airy, a family room, a double, with adjoining single bedroom, with a dividing door. The room was ensuite, with a great shower. Breakfast was cooked freshly on our arrival to the dining room... More

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11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Recently stayed one night at the Rusty Anchor. The good point is that it's conveniently located on Plymouth Hoe and a quick stroll along the Hoe to the Barbican. Have stayed in lots of B&B's and to be honest, most have been better than the Rusty Anchor. It was OK, but lots of little things made it a wholly uninspiring... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Last week I booked online for a 2 day stay in March at The Rusty Anchor and paid my £50.25 deposit via Paypal as requested. Within about an hour, Jan the owner emailed me from an iPad asking me which account I had paid into. I was baffled by her question as the receipt I got gave the Rusty Anchor... More

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west cornwall
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We stayed for a couple of nights & were made very welcome. We have 2 young children & had the family room on the top floor. It was a good size & it can be divided when the little ones go to bed it was also clean. The breakfast was good & would recommend.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Stayed here for two nights whilst settling youngest son into University. Jan made us very welcome on arrival with tea and biscuits all round. Perfect after a long journey. rooms are comfortable and clean and breakfast sets you up for the day. The Rusty Anchor is right next to the sea yet only 10 mins walk into town. it was... More

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Bovey Tracey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We only stayed one night but were made very welcome. The location was great and we had a lovely walk into the city ( not far) while enjoying the sea views. Breakfast set us up for the day and we enjoyed the homemade bread.

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Address: 30 Grand Parade, Plymouth PL1 3DJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Plymouth
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Ranked #46 of 84 B&Bs / Inns in Plymouth
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