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Althea Library

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   27 High Street, Padstow PL28 8BB, England
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Ranked #2 of 53 Padstow B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very relaxed 3 nights spent in this charming house. A short walk to the harbour and the restaurants. Breakfast was excellent with a wide choice and our room was cosy and comfortable No complaints and would certainly return if in the area. Highly recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in a very good position within easy walking distance of the town and with parking which is a great bonus. The owners are friendly and offer many extras in the room which were all much appreciated. Fresh milk in a 'fridge together with a good range of quality teas and coffees, bottled water and even some delicious chocolates! A... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Althea Library bed and breakfast is one of our favourite places to stay in Cornwall or indeed anywhere for that matter. Perfectly located in the heart of Padstow and just a gentle 5 minute stroll from Padstow's famous harbour and its shops, restaurants and attractions. As an added bonus there is ample private off street parking for guests. Geoff and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 24 Oct in the Puffin Suite and this is an excellent B & B with tremendous attention to detail. The hosts cannot do enough for you and the breakfast was perfect. We strongly recommend it and it is perfectly located close to the town centre but still quiet.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed three nights and couldn't fault the Althea Library. Rooms are very comfortable with lots of nice touches such as fresh milk, ground coffee and fridge in rooms. Geoff and Jane were very friendly and helpful and their breakfasts are excellent. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Went for a weekend away with my girlfriend, absolutely lovely couple running the Althea Library. Really welcoming, 2mins to Padstow town centre, and 5 minute drive to Harlyn where you can surf. Stayed in the Green Room, which was spacious and homely. The breakfast in the morning was delicious and Geoff and Jane were always very helpful. The only thing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This was our 3rd visit and we were not disappointed, a little haven away from the stresses of modern day life! Geoff and Jane make sure you have everything you need to make your stay very enjoyable. The Puffin Suite is so lovely with your own lounge area complete with TV, fridge, microwave, tea/coffee etc. etc. etc. In fact everything... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Here for 2 days last week. Greeted by Jane who made us welcome with tea and delicious cake. Just 10 mins walk from the centre of Padstow , (downhill & uphill on way back if walking is a problem). We stayed in the Puffin Suite which was gorgeous (2 rooms plus fabulous bathroom). on the ground floor. Breakfast with our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Of our 3 week tour this was by far our favorite bed and breakfast. The building is charming and very clean, the bedrooms and beds comfortable and beautifully decorated, it is very centrally located in Padstow, the hosts were friendly and very helpful, and the food was excellent! I can't praise it enough!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Difficult to know what to say that hasn't been said in other reviews! This really is a gem and if you are visiting Padstow you will be seriously challenged to find a warmer welcome, better accommodation in an ideal location and superb breakfasts.

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Address: 27 High Street, Padstow PL28 8BB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Padstow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Althea Library 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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