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Stowford Guest House

16 Sawles Road, St Austell PL25 4UE, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Two friends and I spent 2 lovely nights in this really nice home we were made very welcome by Claire and Brian nothing was a problem for them. Food was great our breakfast set us up for the day . The location was just right our main event was to go and see the Eden Project. Thanks again for a... More 

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east sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

this is our 6th b&b in st austell and i can honestly say its the best. claire and brian are so friendly. the rooms are really cosy with comfy beds tea coffee etc and flat screen tv. it was good to have our own bathroom-(-dont really like en suit) just down the corridor the towels were luxurious and there was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in this lovely B&B and were made to feel very welcome by Claire and Brian. The location is ideally situated to visit some of the lovely attractions in Cornwall. The rooms are very comfortable and offer lovely views of the local countryside. As mentioned in previous reviews the breakfasts are very good and cater for... More 

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RosieCornwall, Owner at Stowford Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We do pride ourselves on making our guests feel comfortable so it is good to know you felt so at home and great to hear you enjoyed the full English breakfasts too! More 

Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

What appealed was the exclusive use so that we weren't sharing with other people and we had our own bathroom and toilet. The house is very nice and spacious and immaculately clean. The beds were comfortable and the breakfast delicious. Claire and Brian were great hosts and our two night stay was really enjoyed by us all.

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RosieCornwall, Owner at Stowford Guest House, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet your family and to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We think the two rooms are ideal for families as they give mum and dad some privacy whilst they will still be safe in the knowledge that there are no other guests staying. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. More 

Bucks, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Claire and Brian have the balance of friendliness and privacy just right. It's good to know that the rooms are only let to one party at a time, so you don't have to share the bathroom or breakfast table with other guests.The rooms are very clean, comfortable and spacious, with lovely views and the breakfast is plentiful and delicious. The... More 

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Cornwall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Just wanted to say THANK YOU to Claire and Brian. We rang on the off chance at 4.30pm and luckily for us (due to cancellations) - both their lovely rooms were free and we turned up at 7pm that same day. We had a fab time - the rooms are lovely - the views are lovely - the hospitality was... More 

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RosieCornwall, Owner at Stowford Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your brilliant comments! We enjoyed meeting you all and it's always nice to have such good feedback. If you venture to St Austell again for a night out, we'd love to see you! More 

Calne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

A trip to Cornwall wouldn't be complete without a stay at Stowford Guest House. We love to visit Claire and Brian's lovely home. Visitors get a warm, friendly welcome and nothing is too much trouble. Stowford is so convenient for St Austell town centre, so you can leave the car and walk to the pub. I love the view from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We, two students, stayed at Stowfords Guest house for one night and it imediately felt like home thanks to Claires (the owner) friendly and warm-hearted welcome. After the night in the comfty bed in a pretty room with a breathtaking view on the countryside we had a delicious english breakfast. In the breakfast room, with a nice view as well,... More 

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RosieCornwall, Owner at Stowford Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We do our best to make our guests feel comfortable and are more than willing to collect or drop off at the station, especially if it is raining! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Cornwall. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We have just returned from a 4 night stay at Stowford Guest House and are already missing it. We struggled to find a good value B&B in the area that would accept children (we have a one year old toddler), however, not only were Claire and Brian happy for a child to stay, they welcomed him with open arms. The... More 

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RosieCornwall, Owner at Stowford Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. Your little boy was lovely and it was a pleasure to have you all stay at our guest house. As you said, we welcome families and with the knowledge that we only take one booking at a time, we think it makes it more relaxing for mum and dad, particularly if they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Having just spent 12 nights in the Stowford Guest House with my husband I cannot praise it highly enough. We chose it because of it's great location and the reviews on this site! It really did live up to the reviews. On arrival we received a very warm welcome. Our bedroom was very clean and spacious, with everything you could... More 

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RosieCornwall, Owner at Stowford Guest House, responded to this review

Fantastic review, thank you so much. We really enjoyed having you as guests and would love to see you again, however we can't promise a repeat of the amazing weather you had during your 12 day stay - unbelievable! More 

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