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Pen Star House

20 Cromwell Road, St Austell PL25 4PS, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Southam, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Lovely friendly hosts, made us feel at home, a lovely house and so clean. Our room at the front of the house was immaculate well decorated and nice and cool on a hot summer night. We slept well, and breakfast was great, with lots to choose from. Will be visiting again when we are next down that way. Thank you... More 

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Peterborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We had 2 nights stay and it was wonderful, we were made to feel at home instantly the rooms were exceedingly clean and had everything in them that you needed and more. Breakfast was fantastic with a very wide selection and even a specials board. Lots of info on what was going on locally. If we return to Cornwall we... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Had the chance to come down to Cornwall again for a few days and have stayed here before. Found everything spot on as we did last time. Really warm welcome, Lovely clean comfortable rooms and briliant wide choice at breakfast. Plenty of info from the owners on where to dine and visit made the stay really enjoyable seeing things we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

This place is just average really. It was clean and had a car space but that's about all I can say to recommend it. The location is ordinary, it's right on a main road and you are constantly bombarded by traffic noise going up and down the street. The curtain is not adequate to block out light so the room... More 

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starnstorm, Owner at Pen Star House, responded to this review

Thank you it was a pleasure to meet you too! Honestly you booked 1 night only then rip us to pieces because we are not a 5* hotel. Which bit of the web site did you read? We are exactly as it states and yes on a road there are not many b&b's that are not!! Breakfast time suits the... More 

Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Needing somewhere to stay for a single night whilst walking the coast path, and failing to find anywhere nearer to the coast than a mile inland, I thought I'd struck lucky with this place which was cheap and took single night stays, unlike most of the B&Bs along the coast. The room, and separate bathroom, themselves were clean, a decent... More 

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starnstorm, Owner at Pen Star House, responded to this review

That shows how much notice you took of where you were as we have no staff ! firstly the check in times of 4 - 6pm are when you can arrive at any time between these times alternatively a different arrangement can be made with us with notice you can even book early check or late check out on the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
107 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Yes this is a well-appointed guest house; you cannot say otherwise, the room was well equipped, spacious, clean and well decorated. The single bed was okay for the one night. What surprised me was the lack of a friendly welcome, which I was expecting. I found little evidence of a friendly welcome, it was come in here’s the keys; pay... More 

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starnstorm, Owner at Pen Star House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - Oh dear, never a truer saying than can't please all the people all the time! the bit that made us laugh was remote !! we wish! More 

Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We stayed one night to break our journey to St Ives ... everything was perfect. Our room was absolutely spotless, stylish and very well equipped. Hosts, Anne and Gary were lovely, professional and friendly and the breakfast was superb; lots of choice, cooked and presented perfectly! If you are looking for quality accommodation in this area then Pen Star House... More 

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starnstorm, Owner at Pen Star House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your really kind review, we are so fortunate to meet so many really lovely people such as yourselves, it makes all the effort and hard work worth while:) More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Myself and my partner stayed here for two nights during the February half term. We are both teachers who were looking for a relaxing break away from him, which is exactly what we found here at Pen Star guest house. Upon arrival, Anne greeted us and was really friendly, recommending good places to eat and visit. I have a wheat... More 

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starnstorm, Owner at Pen Star House, responded to this review

It was a plesure to meet you both, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay, thank you for such a lovely review, A&G More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and from start to finish it was perfect. We were given a very clean room with good facilities and the bed was very comfortable. Even though we were next to a main road it was peaceful. There was a great selection at breakfast and tasted beautiful. Our hosts were very friendly and clearly enjoy... More 

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starnstorm, Owner at Pen Star House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review A&G More 

Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Pen Star is a wonderful place to stay! Gary and Anne are friendly, excellent hosts who have decorated their home/guest house in a professional way that is homely and peaceful. I have found them to be understanding and receptive to my hectic travel needs due to the nature of my visits to the area. Their home is, for me, a... More 

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starnstorm, Owner at Pen Star House, responded to this review

Thank you so much, knowing it's appreciated makes all the effort and hard work worthwhile :) More 

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