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    The Thirsty Scholar

    18 West Street, Penryn, Falmouth TR10 8EW, England
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          Overview
          • Excellent50%
          • Very good32%
          • Average11%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible1%
          2 weeks ago
          “The Thirsty Scholar”
          Aug 23, 2016
          “Lovely budget break”
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Pets Allowed
          Free Parking
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 62 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          All i wanted was a room for the night for some revision before going to a plant company 10mins from this location, for the price it was perfect. A nice welcome, the room itself comes with an electric shower unfortunately for me a power cut...More

          Thank Andy H
          Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

          I have lived in Penryn for a few years and had never been to the Thirsty Scholor, though it is well thought of by the locals. We just went in for a quick bite and I must say I wished I had ordered the burger...More

          Thank sharon p
          Reviewed March 24, 2017

          I stayed here on my own for one night whilst working in the area. I have a number of concerns. Firstly I was informed on arrival that breakfast would be between 8 and 9 am, which seems very late mid-week when it is likely that...More

          2  Thank iona2013
          Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

          Stayed with my wife in the townhouse. Very cool, great decor and really clean throughout. Parking a lottery. Breakfast and dinner at the pub was great and fun! Facilities really good. All very relaxing

          Thank Jeremy S
          Reviewed November 28, 2016

          We have stayed here many times before.The rooms are clean and the beds are comfy.The pub / B & B is very characterful .The staff are all very pleasant,friendly and helpful. Zana in particular is so welcoming and friendly, even remembering my fussy breakfast order...More

          1  Thank adrian B
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          • $93 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 2
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          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
          • England >
          • Cornwall >
          • Falmouth >
          • Penryn
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          Is there a pub garden/ smoking area?
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