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The Lamplighter

103 Citadel Rd | The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2RN, England
The Lamplighter
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I have come to enjoy frequenting Plymouth on and off for many years.... The lamplighter is a great place to stay offering clean quiet spacious rooms with a delicious fresh breakfast only one minute from the sea and Plymouth hoe...Nigel the west country Cornish hotelier is the nicest person you'll ever meet... He makes everyone welcome regulars newcomers those on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I stayed here with two friends late in September 2014. Nigel, the owner, was helpful from the moment we arrived with our excessive amounts of luggage, directing us to a safe parking spot so we could unload the car. We were very pleased with the room, which had a view out to sea. The hotel is in a central location... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We booked on spec as our b&b did not have any room for extra days. We were given the attic room turned out to be lovely and spacious as family room. Not for the faint hearted as 5 flights of stairs and last few quite tight but we coped and were given choice to view before booking. Enjoy suite handy.... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Had a weekend break in plymouth the lamplighter was central for all areas we wanted. Clean and tidy rooms friendly owners and staff. Good comfy beds Great value and with own parking made life realy easy as did not need to worry about paying at meter.i would recomend this to you

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Brilliant...really looking forward to going back...staff amazing...hotel so luvly & clean...cudnt wish for better...my parents used to stay there too...after the drive from Barnsley to Plymouth to see family the Lamplighter is the place to stay...many thanks to the staff there for looking after our family in March & Oct/Nov 2012.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights at Christmas. A great location on the Hoe a short walking distance to the sea front and shopping centre. The owner Nigel was very friendly and helpful. The cooked breakfast was ok but a bit on the small side. As for the rooms they are in serious need of modernisation. An old style portable tv... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

My mother and I shared a room here when visiting my daughter at Plymouth Uni. I understand that most rooms are now en suite. This B&B is well positioned close to the Hoe, and allows small dogs to stay. Rooms are simple, and short on space, breakfast was fine, with plenty of tea available, plenty of hot water. Nigel and... More 

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Brisbane Australia
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47 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

We had a pleasant stay here as we toured SW England. Nigel was very helpful and his breakfasts were good. The property is an old building with lots of charm. The room itself was very comfortable. Parking was at a premium but Nigel helped us to find street parking nearby as his parking area is small and was full at... More 

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Brevard, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Great place to stay. Nigel the owner is friendly, helpful and accomodating. Convenient to waterfront and restaurants. Breakfasts are delicious and cooked to order. Would stay there again for sure.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

I stayed one night on Saturday 24th September 2011. It was all I would want a guest house to be. The room was more than adequate, staff and owners were always available to help and advise me. Nice choice of breakfast I can't think of one thing to complain about!

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