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Housel Bay Hotel & Restaurant

Housel Cove, Lizard TR12 7PG, England
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Lizard
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Leicester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 4 nights at the Housel, a view to die for I've visited some wonderful places in the World and this place rates one of the best views I've experienced, The Hotel has a wonderful quaint Victorian look and feel don't change it you would spoil its appeal, The Hotel is very cosy and comfortable we could not fault it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While I have never actually stayed in the Hotel, we have visited every summer for the last eight years for at least a couple of meals. And thus sadly have witnessed its decline. Several years ago a lobster ravioli was an all time standout dish for me, and could have been on the menu in a serious restaurant anywhere. And... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mum and dad have stayed here several times and are on first name terms with the owners and staff. It was my first visit. Stunning views (helped by glorious weather) and lunch was AMAZING. I was introduced to Rattler Cider which is a big hit! We all had the same for lunch and it was a taste sensation. Generous portion,... More 

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Chard, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third visit. The room was very basic with no carpets and dated furniture. Dining room tables near sea view window appeared to be reserved for favoured residents. We did ask if we could sit at one of these tables on one occasion but waitress said it was not possible for short stay guests. The owners weren't very... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food & hospitality. For a tranquil & restful break you can't beat it. I will never tire of gazing out to sea. Could stay here forever. We have been coming here some 40 years and never been disappointed. Always a good welcome. The views are so different at all times of the year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

From check-in to check-out, the service at Housel Bay Hotel was top rate and friendly. We opted for a sea view room which had stunning views out to sea, with the nearby lighthouse lighting up the lawn with sweeping beams of light at night. Breakfast was good, with a range of options cooked to order, served in the conservatory looking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We had a lovely sea view bedroom although it was small and there was nowhere to sit or store suitcases and only one single wardrobe. The bathroom was also a tight fit, one had to walk backwards towards the toilet because of the bath and shower screen. Next time we will opt for a junior suite with arm chairs to... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This a brilliant hotel in a fantastic location. The food is excellent, the staff friendly and efficient, the proprietors friendly and helpful, the views are wonderful, and the car park is fine. Our only downside was that our room was rather small, but we will know better next time, for there will be a next. I say this even though... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We were very disappointed by the unfriendly welcome, from the owner, on our arrival. Our room had a stunning view but was small and having a king size bed in it gave us little room to move around. The decor and furniture were quite old and shabby and definitely needed refreshing and replacing. The food was excellent and the young... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We have visited the Hotel on many occasions now and are blown away by how relaxing and beautiful this place is every time we visit. The history, views, bedrooms and food are so above what you'd expect from a three star Hotel so you feel as if you're getting amazing value for money. The owners and staff are so friendly... More 

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