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“A mixed experience” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Carn Brea Holiday Apartments

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16 Edgcumbe Gardens, Newquay TR7 2QD, England   |  
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“A mixed experience”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2009

On arrival we were shown to our apartment, immediately the smell of sick was overpowering in the bedroom. Deciding to put up with this we went to make some tea, the crockery in the cupboard were all filthy and needed washed, however no dish clothes/liquid were provided. Other small items that would have made a big difference to our stay would have been a bottle opener and wine glasses. The television was also the size of a calulator. Lastly despite advertising car parking for each apartment this was not the case. We were then awkon repeately throughout our stay by groups of young hen/stag parties, so if all of the above does not bother you then book, however i would not go back or recommend to a friend.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2009

Just a quick note to say, great place to stay at, especially over the may bank holiday, as was just far enough out of the town centre, to be away from the mayhem!! The flat was very tidy (loved the shower room..), plenty of room to park, and on a quiet street!! Will be back down in August with a group from work, can't wait!

PS Like the fact that the beaches are literally a stones throw away!!

Claire Schofield & Family.

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2009

I visit Newquay every year with my family and went a bit earlier than most years for easter, although the weather was unpredictable but sunny for most our stay we had a wonderful stay at the newly built Carn Brea Holiday Apartments which are very centrally located in Newquay, close to Tolcarne Beach.

A pleasant change to our usual stay in a guest house, we decided to go self catering and the Apartments were greatly priced and we saved hugely by eating in most nights then proceeding on to the the town's entertainment.

The Apartments come fully equipped with all modern high spec appliances e.g plasma screen tv, washing machine and nicely decorated. Overall we had a lovely stay and would highly recommend Carn Brea Holiday Apartments to all especially if you are looking to save on the expense of eating out all the time and the cost of parking in town, being the Apartments are very close to town and have private off road parking.

Overall there are many great points: the price, locality to Newquay town, quality facilities, decor, saving on eating out, private off road parking, close to all towns beaches oh and the surfboard storage and washdown area came in very handy for my nephew who usually had to change in the street when staying at a guest house.

  • Stayed March 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Carn Brea Holiday Apartments

Address: 16 Edgcumbe Gardens, Newquay TR7 2QD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 71 Specialty Lodging in Newquay
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
CARN BREA Holiday Apartments & ORCHID SENSE Beauty Room 7 Events are situated only 5 minutes walk from Newquay town centre and only a stones throw away from Tolcarne beach, one of Newquay's best renowned surfing beaches. Carn Brea self catering holiday apartments in Newquay comprise of 9 apartments ranging from 1 to 3 bedrooms and sleeping up to 10 persons per apartment, Flat 9 Penthouse sleeps up to 16. All apartments come tastefully furnished with TVs, washing machines, private off-road parking. ORCHID SENSE Beauty Parties & Event Organisers, can make your stag or hen weekend fun filled and also as relaxing as you like. If you need anything from a taxi to a restaurant we at Orchid Sense can organise it for you. We also offer individual treatments, event planning, and much more at Orchid Sense at Carn Brea Apartments. ... more   less 
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