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5 Roche Road | Stenalees, St Austell PL26 8SY, England
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Ranked #43 of 98 St Austell B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Lovely friendly and welcoming atmosphere, Delicious breakfast, very clean and tidy. Highly recommended, would love to stay again. Well situated for beaches, Eden project and he ligands gardens. Also has lovely places to eat

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I recently stayed at gemstones,and have to say that it is a beautiful and expertly run b and b,a lovely welcome from simon and matt,who were so friendly and helpful,with great local knowledge. My room was spotlessly clean,and had everything I could want,simon's breakfast was fantastic,and being a keen gardener,I loved the detail put into making the property so attractive... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Great attention to detail; Great service; great value! Having stayed at Gemstones over a few years I am always impressed to the small attention to detail. Simon is always on hand to offer advice on local attractions and services. The premesis is spotless and well maintained. Breakfast time is as flexible as possible.

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nottingham uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights in the amethyst ensuite room. The room was cosy and comfortable. Simon looked after us wonderfully. The whole place is beautifully decorated and this is all due to Simon's hard work. Do not miss a walk round the garden. We visited Eden Project ( don't miss the rainforest) Classic Air force ( near newquay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We stay here every summer for our summer week in Cornwall. Since last year, Simon has been busy getting the rooms revamped. So a fresh new look, but the same wonderful comfy bed (we prefer the room with separate bathroom and shower) and great breakfasts! Plus the gardens were as gorgeous as ever. Looking forward to next visit!

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Selected the B & B by chance as relations live in nearby Truro. Never met 2 more amenable hosts in Simon and Matt. They can't do enough for you, they tell you where to go, how to get there and and provide a spotless and quiet accommodation with a breakfast to die for. We will be staying there again in... More 

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Herts, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We spent two nights in Gemstones on a recent visit to Cornwall. Simon was welcoming and friendly and Gemstones itself very pretty and well looked after. The garden is delightful and our room and en suite bathroom was very clean and in excellent decorative order. The bed was especially comfortable, a little on the firm side which is exactly how... More 

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

Just had a wonderful 3 days at Gemstones! Having driven to Newquay we decided to look for a b&b a little closer to the Eden project .We came across Gemstones and were absolutely blown away by the hospitality we received when we arrived! The gardens are so pretty especially the 'secret garden', Simon and Matt are the most perfect hosts.Spotlessly... More 

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Rowde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Last month (May '13) I had the great pleasure of staying, once again, at Gemstones B & B. A warm welcome was received with every need catered for. After comfortable nights in my stylish and scrupulously clean bedroom/en suite, I came down to enjoy a very tasty breakfast followed by toast & home-made marmalade!! Gemstones has a beautiful garden to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Iit was a big holiday for us as retired recenctly and wanted to just go with the flow in England. Gemstones b and b was the ideal base for our holiday and we were really centraly based for going to varius places from there .It was a brilliant b and b with smashing hosts ,lovely breakfasts and really comfy beds.... More 

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Address: 5 Roche Road | Stenalees, St Austell PL26 8SY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Austell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Gemstones St Austell, Cornwall

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