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Portbyhan Hotel

#3 of 7 Hotels in Looe
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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Portbyhan for 5 days. The hotel is situated right on the quayside. Room was comfortable and clean. The staff were very helpful and could not do enough to ensure the guest's comfort. The entertainment in the bat was good. All in all a very enjoyable stay.

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Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location; 10 minute walk to beach and less to Main Street with restaurants and cafes. Was there as part of a large wedding group and they could not have been more accommodating and patient with us! Friendly, helpful, hardworking staff (particularly two young girls working there all weekend!!). Great views and good food (albeit slightly pricey). Looe is a... More 

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Thank Aisling M
Portbyhan, General Manager at Portbyhan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Aisling M First off thank for posting a review about the Portbyhan Hotel, We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, we always try to be as accommodating as possible and it was you and your party that accommodated us more than you so thank you for that, We are lucky to have such... More 

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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night B&B , loved the location. The staff were also very accommodating especially Clare who checked us in also I think the night manager who's name I've forgotten , the restaurant was full this particular evening and he very kindly suggested a nearby seafood restaurant and made us reservations , it was excellent wonderful food. The... More 

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Portbyhan, General Manager at Portbyhan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susan S First off thank you very much for posting a review about our hotel and thank you for such a lovely review too, We are happy to read that everything was up to your standard whilst staying her with us, Claire is still very new to the Portbyhan Hotel Family but she's doing a great job and will... More 

Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called by chance and both had an excellent meal,the best slow cooked belly pork I've tasted for along time,my partner had the mushroom stroganoff, both meals were excellent. The place was spotless, staff very attentive, would highly recommend to any discerning travellers.

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Portbyhan, General Manager at Portbyhan Hotel, responded to this review

HI Niel B Can we thank you for posting a review about the Portbyhan Hotel and also thank you for giving us so much praise We have endless compliments about our Belly Pork, its easily one of the best sellers here on our menu, We are happy to read that your overall experience here with us was not a disappointment... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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93 reviews
35 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my husband after a long drive from Somerset. We were both excited for a visit to Cornwall (I have never been). While looking for a hotel I was trying to find something more modern/upgraded and comfortable and came across The Portbyhan. The cost was about $200 dollars which isn't super cheap and was more than most hotels... More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a Sunday carvery at the Portbyhan Hotel on our recent holiday and enjoyed it so much we went back for another meal when they were doing a Thursday 3 course meal deal. The views over the harbour are wonderful, the staff are friendly and the food is great. Would highly recommend.

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Thank RoverandRanger
Portbyhan, General Manager at Portbyhan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RoverandRanger Thank you for posting a review about the Portbyhan Hotel and thank you for such a lovely review too, This hotel had really become somewhat famous for its Sunday carvery over the last couple of years, we tend to average 300+ covers most weeks, most of them locals to the area and further a field who come week... More 

Rotherham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this hotel for many years and have had a wonderful experience this year. The new owners have greatly improved the hotel and the staff are so friendly and helpful. It is a hotel with a lovely view over the river. Freshly cooked food with some interesting dishes. Coaches do visit the hotel but this does not interfere... More 

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Thank Peter K
Portbyhan, General Manager at Portbyhan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Peter K Thank you for your review and thank you for your constant custom over the years especially from someone who has seen the hotel transform over the last few years and all for the better as well, We are also happy to read that everything was up to your standard once again whilst staying here with us, We... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really great lunchtime drink on the balcony of the hotel over looking the harbour. Nice time had by all. The crows nest is the added bonus. The range of drinks on offer was excellent for a hotel, the menu selection looked good as well. The young lad behind the bar was very helpful and attentive.

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Thank kevinhJ2539IF
Portbyhan, General Manager at Portbyhan Hotel, responded to this review

HI KevinhJ2539IF First off thank you for your review about our hotel. We are happy to read that everything was to your liking during your very brief visit to the hotel, I trust the whether was nice and sunny for you on the balcony, We try our hardest to have as much variety of drinks as possible making us able... More 

East Knoyle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for Sunday lunch on the 19 June 2016 at this hotel. We booked before we went and the receptionist was very helpful on the phone and answered promptly. It is a carvery on Sunday and there is a very good choice both for meat eaters and vegetarians. Small children are catered for as there is an option for... More 

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Thank Maria S
Portbyhan, General Manager at Portbyhan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maria S Thank you for posting a review about our Hotel and also thank you for choosing the Portbyhan Hotel for your place to eat, We are happy to read that we exceeded your expectations with regards to our Sunday Carvery which has become somewhat famous with our regular locals and people further a field, we are averaging 200-300... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stay here frequently, and have always found the staff exceptionally helpful and always cheerful and the rooms clean and spacious, particularly the harbour view ones. The location is also perfect. Keep up the great work, we are already planning our next trip.

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Thank Darren C
Portbyhan, General Manager at Portbyhan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Darren C Thank you for posting a review on our Hotel, It was lovely to welcome you to our Hotel once again and thank you for your continued support, We are happy to read that once again everything was up to your standards whilst staying here with us, it shows how good our consistency is at least, We look... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Portbyhan Hotel is located quayside in the heart of the beautiful Cornish fishing town of West Looe. West Looe is still a functioning fishing town and the hotel's location provides guests with great views of 'hustle and bustle' going on every day in the picturesque harbour. The family run hotel has a reputation for being one of the most popular hotels in Looe purely through recommendations by guests who have stayed in the hotel. All the guest bedrooms in the hotel are en-suite, clean and comfortable. All rooms come with all the modern facilities guests expect such as Colour TV and hair dryer. Many bedrooms have fantastic views of the harbour and/or town. Our Riverside Restaurant and The Portside Brasserie are ideally situated to provide fantastic views across the quayside both offering great locally sourced fresh food and unbeatable service. The hotel has a well-stocked bar so guests can enjoy a cold beer, Cornish Cider, glass of wine or local soft drinks from Cornish Orchards. There is a lot to offer within walking distance including the bus stop, train station, local gift shops, 5 minute walk to 3 beaches, next to the ferry going to East Looe, Bowling club and tennis courts, and just outside our front door we have the biggest swimming pool stretching right around the country and its free! Please note: Pets are not permitted to stay at this hotel. For best available rates, please contact the hotel direct or visit our website. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portbyhan Hotel

Address: The Quay | West Looe, Looe PL13 2BU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Looe
Price Range: $106 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Portbyhan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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