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The Edgcumbe
4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Summerleaze Crescent, Bude EX23 8HJ, England   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #6 of 50 Bude B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Alberta, Canada
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11 hotel reviews
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“Welcoming, fun, relaxed atmosphere!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Clean, modern, welcoming hosts, excellent location near the ocean, good beach access, family atmosphere, faultless breakfast service, a touch of humor (I said, "I'll have one of each" when I ordered breakfast and for a joke they put one bean on my plate with the one egg etc! After we all had a chuckle they returned my plate with a full portion of beans!) Jams were home-made locally and lemon curd was out as well - breakfast just that little bit better than any other B and B we stayed at during our wonderful trip of summer '11. Travelled with 90 year old mother and 25 year old son. We all enjoyed the lounge at the front (great view and good bar service) Staff very helpful with great attitude!

Room Tip: Any at the front would have a nice sea view
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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West Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Right by the beach, and sea pool, a short walk to the town centre, very friendly family run, lovely large room, very clean, lovely breakfast....get the picture?

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
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Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

What can I say? The whole stay was faultless. We arrived on the Thursday after a 5hour journey to be met by Jo and Emma, they were so friendly and gave us the warmest welcome. We were introduced to the family and given the keys to our room, we had booked a twin room and walked in to a large room furnished with a king size and a single bed. A huge bay window over looking the beach and a table and chairs in the bay. (as well as your usual wardrobe and chest of drawers) with an en suite toilet and shower room.
The first morning we woke to go to the bistro were we were served breakfast which was just lovely. (unfortunately due to wedding plans my brother had to rush off, Emma had a breakfast muffin made up for him and kept warm)
The rooms were cleaned to a very high standard, the snug was so cosey and the conservetary was so relaxing! We stayed here as my eldest brother was getting married and we all came home feeling so relaxed and chilled out.
The whole environment was just so warm and welcoming and we all found it hard to leave on the Sunday, it felt like we had stayed with friends rather than in a bed and breakfast.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
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Davison, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

This is one of the very nicest places I have ever stayed. The owners and their extended family are so warm, fun and welcoming, it feels like visiting the most wonderful old friends! The hotel is totally charming and the food is delicious! The setting is absolutely beautiful! We arrived on a cold, blustery night following a long day of travel, and were greeted with a big smile and a warm bowl of soup, fresh bread and a glass of wine...absolutely perfect! :)

Room Tip: The front rooms have a beautiful view.
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

This is a wonderful small hotel, a real find, run by an extended family who all seem to love what they do. Super-friendly service from everyone, and lots of fun chat. The location is beautiful, it overlooks the beach and the beach park, we stayed in a great room, with a beach view, everything was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Bude is also a lovely town - we picked it only because it fell half-way between other points we were visiting, but having now visited we realize it is a great destination in itself. Nice walks, beach, shops, pubs, etc. plus this excellent hotel.

Room Tip: We had a beach-facing room, which was a bonus.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

We spent last night at Edgcumbe and were so impressed with the hotel and the owners. We had the most to do with Emma who was a breath of fresh air. I do a lot of corporate travelling and my husband and I also use hotels and B&B's when holidaying. The Edgcumbe was very tastefully designed - no fuddy duddy or fussy ornaments - just beautiful modern and stylish furnishings and finishes. We were a late Sunday afternoon arrival but were fortunate to get the last room which was at the back of the hotel but the room was still great. Emma was an absolute delight and what impressed us so much was that she loved her hotel, loved helping her customers and making all of them feel special, and she loved Cornwall and prepared a little itinerary for us to follow on our drive today.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

My husband and i have just spent our 30th wedding anniversary at the Edgecumbe, we couldn't have chosen a better place. Very friendly, Fantastic room with beach view, Amazing breakfast( a glass of bubbly on our special day too). Always enjoy Bude the first time we have stayed, will definately come back to the Edgecumbe again and will certainly recommend it to other people.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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Additional Information about The Edgcumbe

Address: Summerleaze Crescent, Bude EX23 8HJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Bude
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 50 B&Bs / Inns in Bude
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Edgcumbe 4*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Period property on the outside, seaside chic on the inside, so much more than a B & B, with a look and feel more suited to a small boutique hotel. A relaxed and easy bar area with board games and quizzes for cosy evenings in and and a contemporary yet relaxing dining room for breakfast and home-cooked evening meals. Great spot overlooking the coast, cliffs and town and an easy walk to town centre and 2 great surfing beaches. Everything you need for a great break in an unspoilt and stunning area with accommodation to match. ... more   less 
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