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The Porthvean

Churchtown, St Agnes TR5 0QP, England
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Ranked #9 of 13 St Agnes B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014
awolray Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Maybe best B&B around the area with smashing hosts. Excellent location so best also for group rentals. Stayed B&B and earlier weekly rental and thoroughly enjoyed all aspects. Recommended.as ideal for family or friends groups with nearby pubs and restuarants.

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11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

I would highly recommend the Porthvean in St Agnes. With comfortable rooms and spacious reception accommodation, this place is full of character and is a great place to relax, unwind and explore the North Cornish coast. Geoff is an excellent and attentive host and prepared a delicious breakfast for us all, fresh fruit salad included.

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The location is great but what strikes you the most the the welcome and personal touch you receive. The owners make you feel at home. The size of the bedrooms is pleasantly shocking. I have never seen such a beg bedroom with a double bed and a single bed with a dressing table and an armoire and side tables with... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We rented the whole place for a family gathering. If anyone is considering a get together with varied ages ( we were 18months to 94) this is great. The teenagers loved the hot tub , sauna and games room which was well away from the lounge area. It was equipped extremely well with enough comfortable seating for everyone, a large... More 

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Wendover, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We have stayed at the Porthvean many times over the years and regard it as our home from home in St Agnes. Geoff and Ali were terrific hosts on our latest visit and the breakfasts were sublime. The room was large, clean and comfortable, I had some excellent nights sleeps. The en suite was spacious with a good sized shower.... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

Stopped here for 3 nights for a short break and to visit family nearby. On arrival we were greeted by the owner Geoff and the first thing that hit me was the lovely smell of the wood burning open fire in the lounge. This has to be one of the largest bedrooms I have ever stayed in and not only... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

My husbands family hired the whole place as self catering accommodation for our June wedding and it was perfect. The place was exceptionally well equipped, with a very large kitchen with 2 cookers 3 microwaves and enough pots and pans for the 20 + people we entertained. Comfortable lounge with ample room to relax and a large dinning table which... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

We stayed here for 2 nights and were allocated room 4 which had a superking bed and private ensuite. The room was large, full of character but had all the mod cons you'd need too. The breakfasts were amazing, a huge fruit salad with every type of fruit was available and cereals, toast and a full english. What struck us... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2011

From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel at home by the owners Geoff and Ali.Our room was spacious, clean and well equipped.We liked the fact that we had fresh milk brought to our room every day for our tea and coffee which made such a nice change from the usual little plastic pots of UHT!The breakfasts were... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2011

Lovely character B & B right in the heart of St Agnes, the host, Geoff made us very welcome and happily showed us the rooms before we decided to stay. As Aussies traveling through Cornwall we really love any period properties so the quaint room with it's totally uneven floor, low beams and stone walls was all part of the... More 

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