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    The Observatory Guest House

    27 Western Terrace, Falmouth TR11 4QL, England
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent53%
          • Very good33%
          • Average5%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 57 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Lovely owners and a great place if the owners put a small amount of effort into making it more than just about good enough. The room smelt of bleach and the old tired towels where bleach stained and have never seen a drop of fabric...More

          Thank triplevoska1234
          Reviewed May 11, 2017

          Only a 10 minute walk into the town. Rooms clean and comfortable bed. Breakfast tasty and plentiful, didn't need lunch after Observatory breakfast ! Lovely friendly hosts Paul & Heidi. All you need in a B&B. We would defiantly stay again.

          Thank pollys
          Reviewed May 3, 2017

          I booked into the Observatory for an overnight stop whilst dropping my daughter off at Falmouth University. My room was bright, fresh and a good size. The guest house is well placed for the centre of town with a short walk getting you to the...More

          Thank Crossie46
          Reviewed April 19, 2017

          We did choose this place because our daughter had used it abd recoomended it to us. It was perfectly situated: easy to get to by car and yet short walking distance to any corner of Falmouth. The house was nice and cosy - nothing too...More

          Thank Ruoh-is
          Reviewed April 10, 2017

          The Guest House was spotlessly clean and the hosts very friendly and helpful. As other reviewers have said, the breakfasts are generous, and feature all Cornish ingredients. Host Paul has a wealth of information about the local area, and is keen to make sure everyone...More

          Thank Penny F
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Restaurant
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • $86 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Number of rooms
          • 6
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          Room Tips
          "Ground floor room is comfortable but a bit tight for space. Maybe other rooms are larger."
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          "Ground floor room available"
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          "Only saw two rooms but both was as nice and each other ... Both can offer a good nights sleep"
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          "Room 2 was comfortable for two adults and one child"
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