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The Old Rectory St. Juliot

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St Juliot, Boscastle PL35 0BT, England
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Ranked #7 of 15 Boscastle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful historic eco managed and beautifully maintained historic Rectory with connections to Thomas Hardy. Sally showed us round the house and gardens with great enthusiasm after a lovely welcome. The food was home grown and cooked perfectly with a large range of breakfast dishes including four different types of smoked fish. Simply sumptuous. Lots to do locally and many coastal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a visit back to the area where we spent our honeymoon 30 Years ago. We stayed in The Old Stables which was a lovely self-contained area of the house with its own woodburner and sofa. It was absolutely perfect. The house and garden are beautiful and have an interesting history with connections to Thomas Hardy and the owner's... More 

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Wallington, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful place to stay! We stayed in Emma's room, which is very comfortable with a beautiful view of the garden and a very modern bathroom. Sally and Chris were very welcoming. The breakfast was excellent every morning.

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Dorset U.K.
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88 reviews 88 reviews
27 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for three nights, seemed far to short. Warm welcome by Sally and Chris, with tea, which was most welcome. We stayed in the the Rector's room, very well appointed. Lovely idea two Bath robes, quality towel's, lovely bathroom. Tea, Coffee, bottled water, home baked biscuits, little extra's we appreciated. We also enjoyed an evening meal, with the chance to... More 

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Towson, MD
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful visit at the Old Rectory. The rooms were spacious, showers new, and the heat was just right! Sally and Chris, our hosts, could not have been more gracious with terrific made to order breakfasts and a nice dinner where they joined us along with other guests. The place is steeped in history--Thomas Hardy actually lived and... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

A perfect break - this was probably the best B&B we have ever stayed in. We were welcomed by Sally, and Millie, with a pot of tea in the residents lounge and that was just the start of perfect stay. We were there for three nights and thus had the opportunity to try six of the breakfasts - but we... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I stayed here with a friend and was not disappointed. It's a beautiful house set in it's own grounds and is steeped in history. The rooms are well appointed in a period sort of way and are clean and cosy (but not small). I stayed in the Stable room which is excellent and very roomy with it's own mini lounge.... More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I needed a weekend break and picked The Old Rectory at random. Though tucked out of the way I found it very easily with the directions given on the website. Really didn't know what to expect but was greeted by Sally, the owner, who proceeded to welcome me and take my bag. I was showed to my room which was... More 

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

We look to come to stay at The Old Rectory at least twice a year and this was our first visit of 2014. We stayed for nine nights this time and our visit was for the Boscastle Walking Week [a must for 2015 if you've not been before - 18th - 25th April - stick it in your diary]. We... More 

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Poundbury, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Welcoming hosts. Beautiful and quiet setting yet quite close to A39. We stayed for six nights and only met one car on the approach roads so it was easy to access, signposted from where your Sat Nav takes you. We really enjoyed our stay and the evening meals and the exceptional breakfasts. We had dinner there on five nights and... More 

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