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Porth Avallen Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sea Road | Carlyon Bay, St Austell PL25 3SG, England
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
kevin m Devon, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Devon, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So called booked suite via telephone,owner asked for deposit so gave him card details.Turned up on date booked unpacked, went down to village pub for tea. On return to hotel owner said the room had been booked by another couple on line . The owner then asked us to pack up our belongings to make room available for other couple.... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a bad location, fantastic views but peeling wallpaper and dirty paintwork let it down badly. Staff were great, apart from the creeper, scared my wife, very strange bloke but then again it was Cornwall.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent an amazing 4 days here the staff are so friendly and hepful the food is amazing, the views are awesome, and George was so kind and helpful to my Dads needs, sorting him a room with not so many stairs, giving us advice where to go and what help to get with his mobility problems and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just spent one night at the Porth Avallen Hotel , it has to have one of the most stunning views in the country. What a shame our £130 per night room did not match up! Room No 5 overlooks the front of the hotel with the "view to die for" but the room itself was oh so tired. Paint... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked to stay at the Porth Avellen based on a friends recommendation, unfortunately had to cancel due to business changes. I called to cancel and I was then told that there is a 14 day cancellation 'policy', £50 a night, so a £200 bill to my company. So just a warning for you if you are booking here, the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We have just returned from a wonderful holiday at this hotel. All the staff were friendly and helpful and made us feel welcome immediately upon arrival. The food was excellent both at breakfast and dinner and would highly recommend. Thank you George and staff for a very enjoyable and relaxing time.

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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Firstly the positives. Like other reviewers, the proximity from this hotel to the Eden Project and surrounding beautiful coastal towns such as Fowey, Charlestown and Mevagissey was ideal. The views from the bar/lounge and restaurant, stunning. However, our room, no. 28, was devastatingly disappointing. I was very upset for my husband who had extended our holiday the previous week in... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We booked a short break of three nights earlier this month reserving two specific rooms. With written confirmation of the two room numbers (which we had previously stayed in on several occasions) we found on arrival that one of the rooms had already been taken and to our great disappointment the magnificent sea views which our friends had been looking... More

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Stayed at this hotel and found the place to be in a brilliant location for access to Charlestown and for The Eden Project but the hotel itself is very tired indeed. Room was of a reasonable size but sea view was not that great. Hotel looks like it has been decorated by someone with multiple personality disorder and it is... More

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Starting with positives, the hotel is located close to the Eden Project and has lovely views across Carlyon Bay and good proximity to coastal walks. There were also some lovely staff members that were friendly and efficient and welcoming. I've stayed here about 6/7 times over the last 12 years but would never return following the last visit. Firstly, the... More

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Address: Sea Road | Carlyon Bay, St Austell PL25 3SG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Austell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Porth Avallen Hotel 3*
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