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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1 The Terrace | off Scrations Lane, Lostwithiel PL22 0DT, England
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Ranked #1 of 14 Lostwithiel B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
EveS22 West Malling, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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West Malling, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights and can not fault it . The greeting was very friendly and we immediately felt very comfortable . The room was very large and has everything you could wish for .... Shower was great . The booking system for breakfast seemed to work fine and suited us well as we aren't very good at... More

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penrosebb, Owner at Penrose B&B, responded to this review

Hello Eve Thank you for your kind words, and we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We work hard to try and give everyone a holiday to remember, and a 'home away from home'. With regard to the eggs there is much inconsistency with the cooking of boiled and poached eggs - we grill everything for breakfast... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Penrose for 2 nights. The reception we received was superb, Chris and Heidi were so welcoming. The room was amazing and the view from the window was magical. Breakfast was spot on. I would recommend to all. Though next to a road the area is so peaceful but there was the occasional heavy lorry go past after... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Penrose for 8 nights as a base to explore the local area, Eden Project and just a general chill out. The previous testimonials really say it all. We stayed with our Corgi dog and had a lovely time. Our room was large and very comfortable overlooking the town of Lostwithiel Chris and Heidi made us all extremely... More

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

We stayed at Penrose B&B for 7 nights and it was by far the best B&B we've ever stayed in. Our room was the one at the top of the house with lovely views across the town, a large spacious bathroom with soaps, shampoos and body lotion all provided, and a very well thought out drinks tray. Breakfast was served... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chris and Heidi welcome you with open arms, my wife and I felt at home straight away, the breakfast was excellent, the room spacious, and kept to a very high clean standard, I would recommend the Penrose to family and friends. Mick and Andrea ( Blackpool )

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20 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice B & B in quiet town.Stayed one night only and wish it had been more.Nothing was too much for the owners.They have thought of everything travelers would want.Breakfast is fantastic with 3 different choices of breakfast.We had the kippers for something different.Owners even called doctors for my wife who had been bothered by heat rash over the past... More

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44 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

From the moment we booked to stay at the Penrose and received the very informative confirmation email, everything about our stay was simply excellent. The owners were both there to meet us on arrival, clearly they know how to make guests welcome. The room was huge and superbly appointed, Heidi thinks of every little detail, it was perfect. There is... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

After postponing a weekend earlier at Penrose because of illness we have finally spent a memorable weekend in Lostwithiel with Heidi and Chris. The only downer was we didnt stay longer and England lost their first World Cup game. From the moment we arrived everything was taken care of. Our room was comfy, breakfast top notch and our hosts brilliant.... More

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This was the most expensive B&B we stayed in on our travels but wow was it worth it. After a couple of rubbish travelodge rooms before our stay and the a horrid hotel in Newquay after our stay, we realised how lovely this was. We had a beautiful room with chairs overlooking a big window with a view - bliss.... More

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Shoreline, Washington
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10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Chris and Heidi are excellent hosts. There are a lot of breakfast options, and they have a great system for ordering. They even happened to have soya milk on hand so that I could have it with my coffee. We stayed four nights in the Owl Room, which was quite spacious and had a great view out of the bay... More

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Address: 1 The Terrace | off Scrations Lane, Lostwithiel PL22 0DT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Lostwithiel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Penrose B&B 4*
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Chris & Heidi welcome you to Penrose, their beautiful AA 4 stars ratedVictorian home. Penrose exudes a homely atmosphere with a hint of heritage. Fireplaces, chandeliers, cornices and stained-glass windows are evident through-out the building. Be prepared to be spoilt when you book into Penrose B&B as Chris & Heidi pride themselves on hospitality and the kind of finishing touches that make a visit memorable. We have four large versatile double/twin/family ensuite rooms and three spacious double ensuites, plus two of the rooms combine for a family suite with a kitchen. All the bedrooms have TV, Freeview, DVD/CD player, hairdryer, bathrobes, extensive beverage tray, bottled mineral water and toiletries. The ensuites have electric showers plus fresh towels, face cloths, shampoo/conditioner and shower gel. There is free Wifi throughout the house. There is also a little snug come guest lounge. Lostwithiel is the antiques and slow food capital of Cornwall and has many pubs and restaurants within a 5 to 10 minute walk. The Eden Project is only a 10-minute drive, so are the local beaches. ... more   less 
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