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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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Ranked #9 of 10 hotels in St Austell
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Alan W Kidderminster, 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Were looking for a relaxing holiday and got it. Stayed for a week in early July 2014. Wonderful views of St Austell Bay so look for a room with a sea view. Staff were very personable and friendly. George, the owner, was always there to help. Brilliant coastal walks from the hotel and only 10/15 minutes walk from the historic... More

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south glamorgan uk
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a weekend staying in the avallen suite which had its own balcony with furniture and outstanding uninterrupted sea views, beautiful room would recommend .we ate in the restaurant every evening choosing a la carte food superb. Breakfast was cooked fresh to order and can highly recommend the scrambled eggs and salmon. Staff friendly overall a lovely stay... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i my polska Princess and i have just arrived back from 2 nights at this wonderful hotel. The views are to die for but you must pay for a deluxe room to appreciate it, well worth the extra. The room was a good size and plenty of scenic windows, the bathroom good and clean and the location... More

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Portchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

on arriving the manager and staff were friendly the room was clean tidy smart we had a full sea view which was excellent and very quiet the lounge and bar clean smart tidy food was good choice of two menus bar or alacarte we tried both the burgers on bar menu were very good we ate in bar you have... More

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Holywell, Wales, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To get here you have to drive through a modern housing estate, although the hotel is well signed; and suddenly you are out away from everything with an incredible sea bay view! The Cornish Coastal path passes right by and you can go for a short or long walk before sitting with your aperitif on a decked garden looking out... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a small hotel in St Austell cornwall, which is absolutely lovely with amazing view's. The staff that work at the hotel made us feel at home and are friendly, sociable. the food was lovely and fresh as they get fresh crab ,mussels and fish daily!!! Tasty the locals are very polite and pleasant.

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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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Hotel Porth Avallen
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