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12 Lostwithiel Street, Fowey PL23 1BD, England
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Foye Old Exchange
Ranked #16 of 24 Fowey B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely nights stay last night at this quirky B and B. Lovely and friendly hosts, great breakfast, although felt bad as I couldn't eat it all it was so big !! Had the four poster room which was huge and lovely big shower. Bit of an uphill walk to the nearest car park though, although we didn't mind... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights this week (27 & 28 July) in the 4 poster bedroom. It is large, comfortable, very clean and the shower is great too. The b&b is in a fantastic location and the free car park is only a few minutes walk up the hill. Lovely hosts and enormous breakfast. We highly... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kind, helpful, enthusiastic and informative hosts. The breakfast is fried 'English' and was generous, calorific and rather oily - too much for us; the alternatives are a bit limited. Very homely in style & decor and packed with memorabilia. The four-poster room is distinctly nicer than the other two bedrooms - well worth the extra. We slept well (in the... More

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I was very much looking forward to staying in this well reviewed B&B while staying with family in Cornwall. Due to a change in arrangements we had to take our one year old son with us. Having stayed in many hotels/B&B's since he was born, and having our own travel cot, we assumed it would be fine for him to... More

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Thetis Island
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

An intriguing building with lots of historical memorabilia related to its previous incarnation as the telephone exchange. Michael and Celia were very friendly and helpful hosts - Michael is certainly the one to go to for information, local lore and fascinating tidbits about the area. The breakfasts are huge but delicious, and you can always ask for less... if you... More

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Stourbridge, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 via mobile

I'd thoroughly recommend this place for location (in the heart of town) and the lovely friendly hosts. Huge hearty breakfast was most welcome and set us up for the rest of the day. Only 3 rooms but didn't feel claustrophobic, just homely. Thank you, we'll be back!

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

I have just returned from a long weekend at the Old Exchange and wanted to say a big thank you to Michael and Celia, your B&B is a delight! I went with friends who occupied the remaining two rooms and we all came away saying that this would be our first choice for our next visit to Fowey. It is... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

A one off experience not be missed! Very very friendly hosts - Both Michael and Celia were most welcoming - Michael is a one man Town-tour guide, and will furnish you with huge anounts of information about Fowey and its history - all very fascinating..... If you want to know anything about Fowey or the area, then just ask...! We... More

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

We have just returned from a lovely trip to Fowey and stayed at the Old Exchange with Michael and Celia. Their hospitality was fabulous and Michael cooks an amazing Cornish breakfast. It is described as large and he isn't kidding...it kept us going all day. He is an amazing character with plenty of local information and stories to tell... as... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

My partner and I stayed here for one night in July. Everything was brilliant - I don't really have anything more to add than those comments in the past reveiews: Four poster room - lovely and large Michael & Mrs - Characterful, helpful, cheery, loud (Michael), good story teller and cooks a mean breakfast (I at it all...kind of) Location... More

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Address: 12 Lostwithiel Street, Fowey PL23 1BD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Fowey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Foye Old Exchange Fowey, Cornwall

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Traditional B&B in the centre of picturesque Fowey. Our house is over 400 years old and was the telephone exchange for 40 years. Tastefully refurbished in 2000, it retains its character. All rooms en-suite; largest has four-poster bed. Famous for our breakfast, minutes from harbour river trips, beaches, castle. Nearby Eden Project, Lost Gardens Heligan, Charlestown, Lanhydrock only twenty minutes away, delightful walks or we are also on the Saints Way & South West Coast path. A warm welcome awaits. ... more   less 
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