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Althea Library

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27 High Street, Padstow PL28 8BB, England
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Ranked #1 of 54 Padstow B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Marilyn E Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything you could wish for in an overnight room has been provided for, from an exceptional range of teas and coffees, fresh milk, wine and champagne glasses and a fridge to keep your drinks cool, fab toiletries, information on the local area and novels to curl up with. A lovely space is provided for gathering with friends with loads of... More 

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this venue as it was within walking distance of the Town, with its own parking space and because of excellent reviews on Tripadvisor. We were not disappointed. We were welcomed with tea and coffee with biscuits on a tray which set the tone for our complete stay. There was even a silent fridge in our room with fresh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a weekend at the Althea Library. A really lovely place, Goeff and Jane are great hosts. The rooms were lovely, very comfortable and clean. The breakfast was delicious with everything you could want and a perfect location for Padstow. The centre of town is just a 5 minute walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Althea Library for 3 nights and what a fabulous stay it was. Geoff and Jane made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived by welcoming us with tea and cake, which we enjoyed in the garden. We stayed in yellow room which was fabulous. Cosy and beautifully decorated with everything you could wish for. Excellent selection of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place and the owners are brilliant! The breakfasts are great too! We arrived early as there wasn't much traffic and were welcomed with tea and cake! We will be going again soon. We just can't wait to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Read all Trip advisor reviews before we booked, and certainly not let down. Fantastic hosts, really enjoyed the 'Puffin' room with extra space. Highly recommend coming here. Big thumbs up from us - hope to come back soon. Hidden away but only 3 mins walk from Town. Came here for opening of exciting new gallery in town 'Jane Reeves' -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay in Padstow, Puffin suite had plenty of space, big bath, lounge area and comfy bed. Breakfast sausages were the best we ate and all food was fresh and well prepared. Will use again when next in Cornwall

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Bucks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at The Althea Library 20/21st March 2015. A wonderful place in the heart of Padstow with a parking space too! We stayed in The Puffin Suite, which was delightful, spotlessly clean and had everything we could possibly need and more. So many little extras and top quality products. A really good breakfast menu, cooked to perfection and delicious... More 

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

Everything you could possibly want or need. A big plus, in Padstow, is that parking is provided. Puffin suite will see us again I'm sure. Fantastic choice at breakfast from very welcoming hosts. Easy access to the town.

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We have just a fabulous weekend at Althea Library with the friendly hosts, Geoff and Jane. They have created a little gem since they bought it n 1996. Although there are only 2 rooms and the Puffin Suite where we stayed, they seem to have thought of everything that you might need, whether you were staying for a weekend or... More 

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