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The Carlyon Bay

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Sea Road, St Austell PL25 3RD, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was lovely here once we had settled a few disagreements. The outside of the hotel lets the place down slightly needs a bit of updating. I am gluten free and found the desserts a bit repetitive for the three nights that we were there. There's only so much panna cotta you can eat. the swimming pool and spa is lovely... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came here for a family friends wedding. The place is absolutely beautiful inside, and has stunning views over the sea. the service was excellent, and they really made everyone feel special. The prices at the bar were actually very reasonable considering it is a hotel, and they had a good variety of drinks available. The food throughout the day... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Another very enjoyable break at the Carlyon with beautiful surroundings. Weather glorious so we were able to enjoy sitting in the lovely and well kept gardens. Refurbished dining room is very elegant with a superb view over the bay and food is delicious. Service throughout the hotel is excellent and all staff are extremely attentive and polite. Well worth a... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is excellent in many respects. The staff are most helpful and welcoming. The facilities are very good and the position is hard to beat. It is the food which lets you down. While the breakfast and bar snacks are very good the dinners were very poor indeed and way below the standard of the food served, for instance,... More 

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14 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay, and any grouses would be nit-picking. We were struck by the cleanliness and the excellent manners of the staff. Small 'nits' were the bad orange juice at breakfast (reconstituted?), and the strange design of the bathroom tap which left little room for your hands . extra points were earned for the otherwise good food and... More 

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Bristol
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been using this hotel for the past 30 years mainly for group golfing breaks the hotel is superb I am unable to find fault with any aspects of the hotel. The rooms are spotless and have all the mod cons, golfing and leisure facilities are excellent, you couldn't wish for better food, staff are always polite/helpful this hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great Venue and superb golf course. Hotel accommodation, food, staff and service are all top rate, this was the 29th year we have used the hotel for our golfing group. Already booked for next year! The hotel really offers 6* service if it was situated in a major city you would be paying double at least.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dated Hotel but in exceptional condition and great staff service and beautiful views, amazing breakfast, sadly our view was of car park but i'm sure the more expensive rooms allow for enjoyment of the views from bedroom. Also, had asked for double bed, instead given twin bed, for standard of hotel, not impressed this detail was overlooked.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

29 years ago a group of young mainly inexperienced golfers took one of their eArly tours to the Hotel.At that time it was probably the first time many had experienced the standards of a four star hotel and golf course. Such was this experience that the Hotel has become the benchmark for all hotels both home and abroad. The core... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was one the bridesmaids that attended a wedding on the 18th April, and was amazing. The staff were very helpful and couldn't do enough for anybody that was involved. The food at the sit down meal was fantastic, everything was cooked well and tasted delicious, everyone complemented the food. The staff made the day very special for everybody and... More 

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