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Althea Library

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27 High Street, Padstow PL28 8BB, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment you arrive, you are left wanting nothing. Parking in Padstow is notoriously tricky, so having private parking right in front of the B&B is fabulous. We were greeted so warmly by Jayne and offered a cup of tea, this came on a lovely tea tray with a yummy homemade cake too. Lovely surprise! We stayed in the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having travelled in Cornwall and Ireland we have found that Althea Library was the best B&B we have ever stayed in. Every aspect including the hosts and the accommodation was 1st class and the detail to attention was the best we have ever seen. I would highly recommend Althea Library as you are looked after perfectly.

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Thank Teastev
Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visiting Althea Library for about 9 years. The service and quality has never changed, always top notch. That is why so many guests are return visitors like us. Geoff and Jane always make you feel special and very welcome. Breakfast cannot be bettered as it's always perfect with a great selection. Rooms are spotlessly clean and beds... More 

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Weinsberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a historic old building which has been converted into beautiful accomodations with all the mod cons. Not just coffee & tea making facilities in the rooms, but fridge stocked with water as well. Breakfast was wonderful from a varied selection. Hosts very friendly and helpful. Perfect location about a 5 minute walk down to the harbour and about... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Althea Library every year since 2004, always staying in the Green Room. We have just returned from our annual visit. The many compliments it receives are well documented and fully deserved, and we can only add to these by saying that the welcoming hosts (Geoff and Jane) create a very happy atmosphere, ideal for holiday enjoyment. It... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come every year, and every year is fabulous. Puffin suite is excellent. It has everything you could possibly want and even lovely little chocolates in the fridge ! Wonderful breakfast and Jane and Geoff are the perfect hosts. It's like home from home.

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Andover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have lost count on how many times we have stayed with Geoff & Jane. As usual it was up their high standard - breakfast choice and presentation, room cleanliness and comfort (Green Room), consumables supplied and a 'parking space'. Needless to say, we have booked for next year.

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 4 nights in Puffin Suite which is soooo comfortable! Little extras like chocolates, milk and mineral water in an efficient silent fridge and a good choice of teas/infusions. Excellent breakfast with good choices sets you up for the day ahead. Benefits from off street parking; B&B in a quiet part of Padstow opposite the church but less than 10... More 

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Port Douglas, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Althea Library was the most amazing, comfortable B&B we stayed in during our recent visit. There was nothing that you needed that wasn't already in your room. Breakfast was so delicious. Our hosts were so friendly and it also offers free onsite car parking!!!!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this B&B for the 13th time. The food is excellent, the bed very comfortable, everything you could possibly need in the room, everything spotless. The hosts are most welcoming, there is a patio to sit on and it is almost the only house on the steep hill with parking

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Grade II Listed Building, converted from a school/library and situated in the oldest part of Padstow near the Parish Church and a 5 minute walk from the harbour, shops and excellent restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Althea Library

Address: 27 High Street, Padstow PL28 8BB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Padstow
Price Range: $129 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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