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Althea Library

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27 High Street, Padstow PL28 8BB, England
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Ranked #2 of 54 Padstow B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Witney, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is without doubt the best B & B we have stayed in. We booked the Puffin suite and it was a delight. The furnishings were just right with lots of nice touches. The bathroom was wonderful with black sparkling tiles and underfloor lighting. Our every need had been thought of and because we were in a suite we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for four nights in July. Our room was really lovely (The Yellow Room) with a nice bathroom, and really big comfy bed. There were lots of nice touches too - a fridge, with water replaced daily, fresh milk and chocolates, complimentary newspapers, bath robes - things that you often don't get even in posh hotels! There is... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Althea Library is a great place to stay. Geoff & Jane are the perfect hosts. Nothing is ever too much trouble. The rooms are lovely with everything you can imagine, fresh milk, bottled water, biscuits and choccies in the fridge. Great selection of tea/coffee. There isn't anything that hasn't been thought of from the torch to the bottle opener. Every... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A little bit of heaven at Althea Library. We are return guests and stayed for a week in The Puffin Suite. It is so well equipped you want for nothing and the breakfasts are wonderful. There is such a range of choice for breakfast and all is cooked and presented wonderfully well. Location is perfect just a short stroll to... More 

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Walton on Thames
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As ever Jane and Geoff never disappoint. The welcome, level of cleanliness, and quality of breakfasts were superb. Always a joy to stay (just wish I didn't keep forgetting to return the key; that's twice now! Sorry) :)

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this lovely B&B at very late notice. The owners were very friendly and accommodating. The location is excellent within an easy walk to Padstow Harbour. The room was very clean and well furnished, with a lovely bathroom. The breakfast was of the highest standard and facilities in the room, including tea & coffee, were very generous. We... More 

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Bourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had our 14th visit to Althea Library, Jane & Geof are the perfect hosts there breakfasts are second to none with plenty of variety. The rooms are superb no detail is missed out. The proximity of Althea Library to Padstow harbour is brilliant,about a 3 minute walk and it comes with its own parking rare in Padstow.... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for our usual week in June (returning for the 10th year). As usual, Geoff & Jane looked after us very well and to a very high standard. The room is very comfortable and breakfast is exceptional. The location is perfect complimented by a parking space. Have booked for next year.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Been here 18 or 20 times - that speaks for its self! Geoff and Jane are always warm and welcoming. Breakfast is first class, rooms are clean with all you should need. Cant wait until December when we return. Just perfect!

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We stayed in the Puffin Suite, which was absolutely beautiful. Very quiet and peaceful, amazing choice of very high quality breakfast food, served in our room. The best way to describe our accommodation is very tastefully and thoughtfully designed to offer every comfort to ensure a totally relaxing time. Will definitely be going back and have already recommended to our... More 

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