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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were lucky to find such an excellent B&B that ticked all the boxes. The location, spotlessly clean accommodation, quality towels and bed linen, exceptional breakfasts and at all levels, an attention to detail. Even more impressive, was the passion that Jane and Geoff have for not only ensuring that where possible their guests needs are met but they also... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delighted to have stayed recently at the Althea library. We originally booked it as the bigger hotels in the area were all full but the Althea library will be now be our first choice on future visits. Beautiful room and the best breakfast in Padstow!.. Happy days!.

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to family and lifestyle changes it had been many years since we last stayed with Jane and Geoff at the Althea Library. Nothing had changed, still the very warm welcome and spotlessly clean and cozy rooms.The rooms are comfortable and well thought out with all the little extras that make life easy.The bonus of on-site parking and a gentle... More 

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Hereford
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a find! I can't really add much to all there other reviews except concur with all the positive comments. We stayed in the Puffin Suite which was stunning with such an attention to detail. Its clear that so much thought has gone into the look and feel and to make every detail perfect. It's of a standard - in... More 

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Thank AndyHereford
Cheshire
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good stay, central to padstow, lovely breakfast, parking for 2, nice suit, included toiletries and owners very helpful, would recommend staying here, puffin suit greAt we love the lights in the bathroom floor

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Lee, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked in a rush as surprise for hubby and he was lurking! I don't bother reading reviews anyway just saw it and liked it; so glad I did. Cannot fault it, spotless, beautiful place, fab breakfasts. If anything it was just too warm and that's coming from the Ice Queen herself!!

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Thank Harleypony2014
2 reviews
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

This is such a lovely place, a real home from home. We have stayed in all the rooms here over the years but this was our first time in inglenook cottage. As ever it was lovely with everything you could possibly need for your short break, it is so well equipped & every little detail has been thought of. We... More 

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Thank James W
Watford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

We arrived on a warm and sunny September day, parked easily in the rear car park and then warmly greeted by Geoff with coffee and delicious granola bar. The Puffin Suite was very comfortable with a cosy sitting room, luxurious bathroom and beautiful bedroom. Lovely breakfasts, 5 minutes from the harbour and a choice of great restaurants. Recommended to all... More 

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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Visited for the third time and again a lovely stay. Jane and Geoff are so welcoming and go out of their way to make you feel welcome. The rooms are so comfortable with lovely finishing touches and the breakfasts are delicious, the best we've had. We got engaged whilst we were in Padstow and told Jane on checkout. A few... More 

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Thank Laura_Bham
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

From the moment we walked in Jane and Geoff made us so welcome. Tea and cake on the patio was most welcome after our journey. The rooms are spotless and furnished to a high standard with lovely bedding, towels, toiletries etc ( we have never stayed anywhere where there is a certificate to show the mattress has been Professionally cleaned... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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: $115 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All Good!!”
 of 5 bubbles AndyHereford, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We had Puffin suite”
 of 5 bubbles HelenandBruce, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles lolholmes, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
“Everything you could want is provided.”
 of 5 bubbles Janice2012186338, Aug 9, 2016 | Read review
“Everything was perfect down to the last detail”
 of 5 bubbles Teastev, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
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