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Driftwood Hotel

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Rosevine | Near Portscatho, Trewithian TR2 5EW, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Fiona and Paul for a relaxing stay in your well run hotel. Due to health reasons we booked very late which resulted in the pleasure of sampling three different rooms in four nights. Not ideal but Katy did a great job making our moves painless. In fact all the staff were excellent. Beds were so comfortable and views... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Driftwood Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. I think we may be not informing guests about the complimentary tea tray available in the room but we do charge for teas etc taken elsewhere in the hotel. I'm sorry about the shellfish, we certainly should be able to deconstruct the dish. Thank you for your patience during your room transfers and I... More 

Berkshire, England
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175 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to Driftwood for over 7 years now and it is most simply the most relaxing place we have ever stayed at in the UK. When we go on holiday we are looking for unpretenious comfort, style, good food, friendly service and wonderful views - this is Driftwood. Many people visit simply for the superb meal but... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Driftwood Hotel, responded to this review

And we are delighted that you return so often! Thank you for such a great review and I will pass your thanks on to all the staff. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A superb dining experience! Wonderful food with flawless service. Had the 9 course tasting menu with wine flight; absolutely amazing. From the scallops to the delicious chocolate dessert a foodies delight. My other half doesn't like blue cheese but thought that it was lovely with the honeycomb on the side! We had a wonderful view across the water. Would highly... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Driftwood Hotel, responded to this review

Well thank you for such a lovely review, I'm so pleased you enjoyed yourselves and and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful hotel with breathtaking views and glorious grounds. Food was excellent. Although the hotel welcomes children it really caters for couples or those with older children. Children are not allowed in the restaurant unless they are eating the same delicious Michelin-starred fare as their parents. We had our 7 year old with us and she was really too young to... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Driftwood Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, I am delighted you enjoyed yourselves. I do take your point about children, we have lots to stay and they bare very welcome but there are certainly other more family focused hotels. I hope we will see you again and your child in the restaurant! More 

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

The Driftwood's New England style, set overlooking the Bay is wonderful. We loved the style, location and lovely food. Having arrived after staying at two other venues for two nights, We were tired and looking forward to some afternoon tea. Disappointed that there were no facilities in our room, We went down to the restaurant. Tea and delicious cake but... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Driftwood Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and I am delighted you enjoyed yourselves. We do offer a complimentary tea tray in the room but do charge for tea and cake and cream teas. I'm sorry you think £7 for a pot of local Tregothnan tea and delicious home made cake is extortionate. I hope we will see you again. More 

Farmington, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular and special hotel with chairs outside to sink into or drink in. Sea views and greenery. The room was pretty and the bed was poufy and super comfy, white matelaise quilt and puffy pillows. Room: We stayed in room 4, pretty look out to lawn and it was at the end of the building so we had two windows... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Driftwood Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, I'm so pleased you enjoyed yourselves. We obviously slipped up on check in as we do offer a tea tray in the room although we find most guests like the luxury of having someone make it for them! I hope we will see you again. More 

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

Earlier in the year in February we stayed in this lovely hotel and had such a marvellous time with an excellent room, superb food, beautiful location and attentive staff that before we left we booked to take very good friends of ours to dinner at Driftwood on July 3rd as staying with family elsewhere for the week. The food was... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Driftwood Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Mrs S for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry you were disappointed, particularly as you enjoyed your previous stay so much. I am, however, surprised and disappointed that you have made such personal comments about one of our staff on a public forum, rather than contacting either myself or Fiona. We are grown up enough... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would have given this a straight 5 stars if we'd been staying in the room we were upgraded to (for free), but the initial room we were given was disappointing in a number of ways given it cost £200 for the night. Let's get that out of the way - make sure you avoid it even if you have... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Driftwood Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, I am pleased you enjoyed yourselves and you clearly appreciated the upgrade. Most of our rooms do have showers above the bath and that is always made clear on our room descriptions, funnily enough, we find most of our guests prefer baths over showers. Sorry, no mini minibars but our champagne is chilled!, We don't have large TV's... More 

norwich
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful all round experience for five whole nights. A fabulous room with stunning views followed by amazing food and good all round ambience. Fantastic staff who just get the right balance between being friendly and unstuffy but soundly professional.

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Paul R, Owner at Driftwood Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, I'm delighted that you are so pleased with your stay and think we have got the balance right. We look forward to seeing you again More 

poole
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really excellent small hotel which we have now visited for a second time. For me it has two great attractions, above all else, including the usual freindly service. The first is its one star Michelin Restaurant which is still outstanding. The second is its position, overlooking the sea and coastline, perched high-up on the cliffs of South... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Driftwood Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, that is a lovely review and I hope we will shortly see you for a third time. More 

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