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Olivia House

44, Esplanade Avenue, Porthcawl CF36 3YU, Wales
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Olivia House
Ranked #3 of 18 Porthcawl B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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57 reviews 57 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst I'm sure it is the best B&B in the area I reluctantly believe it's probably been chasing the final star in its approach to added features rather than perhaps concentrating on some of the basics. It's getting a little scruffy in places. Bigger investments like beds need sorting too. Ours gave us a poor nights sleep. Breakfast pretty good,... More

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before I start my review I was a daytripper down from Cardiff for the day I didn't stop at the hotel but visited the coffee shop the same lady im guessing that runs this hotel here. well I called in for coffee and a cake towards the end of my daytrip down here and have to say this was the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

A gem. Nothing too much trouble for Annette with delicious breakfast at 5.45 pre dragon bike ride. Comfortable bed for a dodgy back too. Now with added bonus of cafe just up the road...again all food and drink excellent.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

A wonderful two night stay and perfectly looked after by Annette. The breakfasts were first class and set us up beautifully for the big cycle ride. Great location and comfortable beds. I would certainly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Superb place. Attention to detail on all fronts from the decor to the freshly cooked breakfasts. The bedrooms are luxurious giving a wonderfully relaxing break with a bit of special me time. Annette has just opened a coffee shop round the corner serving an array of food and drink which you can take either inside or out in the small... More

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

An all round quality experience - you must visit to fully appreciate the bonhomie. Nothing was to much trouble for the hosts. My room provided a comfortable place in which to stay, I stayed in the French Room which had a fantastic roll top bath.

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Hengoed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

It doesn't get better than this. Absolutely fantastic stay and the hosts are simply charming. I would highly recommend this to anyone wanting to stay in porthcawl. And with a sea view balcony it's in a class of its own. We wouldn't hesitate to book again.

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Maesteg, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Olivia House has an amazing landlady! Such a warm welcome to her gorgeous guesthouse. The boutique style house is enough to make you want to move in! A very comfortable atmosphere. We will definately vist again xxxxxxxxxx

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Essex
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Would certainly recommend Olivia House to anyone looking to stay in Porthcawl. Such a beautiful house situated just a couple of minutes walk from the seafront. We stayed in the French room which was very stylish with unique decor and lovely finishing touches. Breakfast was amazing certainly no need for lunch! Thank you very much Annette for looking after us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

An amazing experience, well deserving of 5 stars. Fabulous welcome, beautiful house & stunning room! The location is perfect if you are visiting the Grand Pavilion as we did. We will absolutely stay at Olivia House in the future.

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Address: 44, Esplanade Avenue, Porthcawl CF36 3YU, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Vale of Glamorgan > Porthcawl
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Olivia House Porthcawl, Wales

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Olivia House, Porthcawl's only Boutique Bed and Breakfast. Indulge yourself in the splendor of our magnificent surrounds and awaken to our fantastic, locally sourced full Welsh breakfast ... more   less 
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