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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful harbour view from the upstairs landing. Service efficient and friendly. Red House is perfectly situated for walking into town and even closer to the excellent beaches. The room was not very spacious but very well appointed, light, clean and quiet. Good value for the position and quality of the accommodation.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and comfortable room with a nice view over the harbour if you have a rear facing room.Great location for a 5 minute stroll into town. Only minor gripe would be the light shining from the glass fronted bar fridge and the bright clock radio which made the room bright at night.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very clean and the staff were very friendly. Only 10 to 15 minutes walk to the centre of the town. The breakfast meal portions are rather modest. The free Wi-Fi signal is weak and data rate is slow but useable for email. The bedroom curtains let in much street light at night. The bed room was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best B&b we have stayed in. Nick & Karen could not have been more friendly or helpful. The breakfasts looked awesome even tho we did not have them as we rarely eat before mid day. Room was spotless and the shower was hot and powerful, not like the usual Luke warm dribble ones you often get. Will be booking up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a fantastic time in Falmouth & couldn't fault The Red House. Only a 5 minute walk from the beach it town. The room was nicely decorated, comfortable & clean. The breakfast was lovely & freshly cooked to order with a 'breakfast special' option every day if you didn't fancy the full English. Attention paid to details which made it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Possibly the best B&B I have ever been to. Laid back, friendly but professional management and staff. I smoke and I often get that holier than thou nonsense when I stay away but no one gave me any judgment. More importantly the rooms are really good, I had to spend a night in Truro after I left here, in a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

This is a great hotel, food good , room good, good locasion, but on the way out we passed the the next room were the chambermaid cleaning the room. We stopped and thanked her for a great job on cleaning our room. The next thing was the owners wife was screaming at us for looking in the room talking to... More 

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Nick A, Owner at The Red House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post you comments. I think you are confusing us with someone or something else as my wife was not here at the said time and did not even meet you?? As you can appreciate other guests have personal belongings that are valuable to them even while the chambermaids are cleaning, we are sorry... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic time in Falmouth, and a perfect stay at The Red House. Nick and Karen were so welcoming and friendly they also gave us some lovely ideas of where to visit near-by. Thank you Nick and Karen.

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Nick A, Owner at The Red House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review about us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our suggestions of what and where to visit. Please do not forget to use your valued customer disscount voucher that has been emailed to you for you for your next stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

There was a warm welcome from Karen and Mike. Room comfortable, may benefit from blackout blinds in the future but on the whole good. Excellent en suite facilities and the benefit of a fridge in the room. Excellent breakfasts, good sized portions with locally sourced produce and Karen's home made marmalades. Great location, five mins walk to centre of Falmouth... More 

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Nick A, Owner at The Red House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write and post your review of us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that the breakfast you found to be "excellent" we feel it is an important start to the day. Will look into back out blinds for our next refurbishment of that room thank you for informing us. More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Three nights staying at The Red House totally made this special Birthday treat for my wife Glenda and I. The breakfast was superb and the room was just perfect, We were made most welcome and nothing was to much trouble. The candle with birthday wishes I had for breakfast just maid my 70th Birthday even more special. Tips on where... More 

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Nick A, Owner at The Red House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to spend your birthday with us. We are so pleased that you both enjoyed not only your stay but our suggested places. Please use your emailed valued customer discount voucher for your next stay with us. We too look forward to it. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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In your room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and join us for a restful and relaxing break at our family run guest house here in the heart of Falmouth. The Red House is an elegant and distinctive Victorian house which overlooks the picturesque harbour and the River Fal. This beautiful William Morris designed Victorian house was originally built for and owned by Lord Kimberley around 1870. This family home has been lovingly transformed into a bed and breakfast and is ideally positioned to capture the full beauty of Falmouth and the surrounds. Situated about 150 meters from the sea front (Gyllyngvase and Castle beaches) and about 7 minutes walk into the town and harbour. Near to Princess Pavilion with its beautiful gardens with free entertainment in the summer, The Maritime Museum, Pendennis Castle and Falmouth Town train station is also nearby. This is family a run guesthouse offering a quality bed and breakfast to make your stay as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, special diets can be catered for i.e... Wheat, gluten free, vegetarian, vegan or raw vegan (please advise in advance). There is onsite parking for 6 cars with free street parking also available all nearby. Free Wi - Fi is available in all rooms or use of a computer with printer in the breakfast room. There are three rooms on the ground floor for ease (not having to use the stairs) and a further 6 rooms on the first floor. A galleried landing on the first floor with stunning views across the bay to Flushing making an ideal photo opportunity or to sit and gaze at the boats going by, it is also a tranquil place to sit write post cards or just read. Pet friendly: We accept pets in certain rooms please telephone prior to booking to check a room is available. There is a charge of £5.00 per night; unfortunately we cannot accept pets in the breakfast room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Red House

Address: 24 Melvill Road, Falmouth TR11 4AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Falmouth
Price Range: $77 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Red House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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