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Ancient Shipbrokers

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1 Higher West End, Pentewan PL26 6BY, England
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Ranked #4 of 4 Pentewan B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
happygolucky59 Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No problem finding it, but beware Higher End is exactlyt that. The road is practically vertical and you go round a left hand corner and it flattens at the top where there is parking. Our car is set quite low so we just managed ti, but if we still had low profiles on it would have been a struggle. We... More

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights over May Bank Holiday weekend. Smashing welcome on arrival with assistance to get bags up to room. Stayed in Blue room - fantastic views of beach & harbour, everything immaculately clean :) Free Wifi for techies - works all over house. Lovely cooked brekkie each morning - definately will stay there again :) :)

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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Stayed at the Ancient Shipbrokers for 3 nights and enjoyed every minute. The hosts Wendy and Mel are very friendly and more than helpful to us during our stay. We stayed in the Cream room which looks out over to the seafront. The breakfasts are wonderful and tasty. A very peaceful unhurried and relaxing break.

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North Shields
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

There is nothing like having a lovely quiet room where you can look out over an old harbour, the sea, and a Cornish village in a Cornish valley - and then to have the warmest of welcomes and great breakfasts! If you add to that one of - if not the cheapest - petrol stations in Cornwall at the top... More

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Grenoble, France
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

went there for a week 3 years ago, Wendy, Mel and Georgina are charming persons. We enjoyed our stay with all the comfort advertised. We enjoyed the gala too in Pentewan. The access to the train station is very practical and we really felt at home. Greetings from France xxx

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

we had a lovely two night break around a late autumn visit to the lost gardens of heligan.we couldn't have picked a more peaceful spot,convenient for the gardens and mevagissey.Mel and Wendy were incredibly welcoming and we were able to come and go as we pleased,the local pub is a short walk away and serves simple unpretentious food.We worked up... More

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Lechlade, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Ancient Shipbrokers in the former Harbour Masters house at Pentewan is quite simply the most delightful B&B I've ever had the good fortune to stumble across! Lovely house with superb friendly hospitality set in an elevated position above the village with harbour, sea and cliff views. Magnificent! Great gardens, verandah, bike storage. Met other similarly satisfied customers so even travelling... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Ideally located overlooking the beach and harbour with lovely gardens. Excellent clean accomodation and a cracking breakfast! You will be made very welcome by Wendy and Mel and you can come and vgo as you please. Highly recommended.

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Well worth the visit to use as a base to explore Cornwall. Very clean and friendly B&B. Probably the best place to stay in Pentewen. Wonderful views over the bay from the rooms and the gardens. Breakfast was a treat which catered for all tastes, traditional english was the best!! Certainly we will come again. As a note this elevated... More

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Address: 1 Higher West End, Pentewan PL26 6BY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Pentewan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ancient Shipbrokers 4*
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The Ancient Shipbrokers offers a haven of tranquillity nestling between the sea and the rolling agricultural fields towards the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project. It sits in the centre of the lovely historic village of Pentewan over looking the beautiful fresh water harbour on one side and one of the best sandy beaches in Cornwall on the other. Local Dining (all within 5 minutes walk) : The Ship Inn, The School House Restaurant or Driftwood Bistro (on the beach). Visit Britain: 4**** Double/ Twin En suite Rooms with sea views. ... more   less 
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