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Artist's House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   40 Vicarage Meadow, Fowey PL23 1EA, England
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Ranked #8 of 24 Fowey B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its not the best B&B we have stayed in but it was fine and were happy to be there until we dared to honestly answer Vivienne's question as to whether we slept well and than it all changed. Our room was particularly small with a really small double bed with snails crawling over it. We made the mistake of saying... More

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seasidelandlady, Owner at Artist's House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Artist’s House on Trip Advisor. I really value the opinions of my guests and I apologize that we did not meet your expectations. Providing my guests with the best possible hospitality, experience and service has always been my aim. I am sorry that the room and queen size bed did not meet... More

devon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to stay, Vivien is a great host. Treats u to a lovely breakfast, and tells you stories that are very funny and factual, Fowey as always is lovely and will stay at Artists house again when we visit.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We spent 3 nights here to walk the SW coast path. Vivien is a excellent hostess who went out of her way to make us feel very welcome, giving lots of helpful advice about the area, restaurants, bus and ferry services, making sure we had everything we needed. The harbour room was very comfortable and the eco friendly shower did... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The room was amazing, the host Vivien was fantastic. The bed was perfect to sleep in. Great 3 night stay, would definitely go back! The breakfast was served at your convenience every morning and was all homemade.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I have recently returned from a fabulous week in Fowey staying at Vivien's B&B, Artist's House. It rates as one of the best holidays I have had. My harbour room was welcoming and comfortable, with the most beautiful view across the estuary, following a 5 hour drive. I was worried from reading previous comments regarding the bed and shower, however... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights to enjoy Mooching around Fowey and to visit the lost gardens of Heligan (highly recommended). Vivien is a congenial host who looks after you well. Lots of advice where needed. Got some croissants in specially for us too! The room was okay, though the mattress on the hard side. The shower over the bath... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stayed for three nights at the Artist's House. It is a real gem with the warmest hospitality you could wish for, excellent bedrooms and possibly the best breakfasts we have enjoyed whilst travelling all over the world - home-made jams and marmalades, local honey and yoghurt, home-baked breads (including a superb sourdough), fresh eggs from the hens in the... More

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Amsterdam
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

My wife and I along with my 94 year old mother in law had 4 very pleasant nights staying with Vivien Prideaux. She could not have made us more welcome. Her b&b is quirky in the nicest possible way and her hospitality first class. Very comfortable rooms, splendid breakfast and wonderful views across the Fowey estuary from the front bedroom.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We stayed two nights in the garden room which was very nicely decorated, very clean with ample space and storage. The en-suite was also very nice, clean and modern. The breakfast was delightful with so much on offer to suit all tastes. The bread is home baked, the eggs freshly laid and the jams home made and everything else locally... More

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Bideford, England, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We stayed here for two nights in the Harbour View room. The bedroom was nicely decorated and the ensuite was fitted to a high standard. The breakfast was delicious, and you could have whatever you wanted, cooked to order. To get in to Fowey town centre, it was only about a 5-10 minute walk, so it was very convenient. Also,... More

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Address: 40 Vicarage Meadow, Fowey PL23 1EA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Fowey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Artist's House 4*
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