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The Waterwheel Inn

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Bodmin Road | Trethowel, St Austell PL25 5RR, England
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Keighley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our 1st Hotel for 3 nights on our 1st ever tour of the South Coast and what a gem we found from beginning to end from the friendly arrival, helpful advice and superb surroundings. Also plenty of parking available. The setting is beautiful and the outside space to the rear have been lovingly landscaped into a beautiful haven and a... More 

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friendly staff done loads of little bits just to make our stay very special..kernow the hotels lack lad was so chilled out beach is 10 min drive away the restaurant is very good so with all that cooking they have the breakfast down to a fine art

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great friendly hosts, adorable "in-house" Labrador, beautiful bright and airy rooms, delicious food, amazing lush green garden, fantastic quiet yet central location for exploring all of Cornwall - just perfect!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed only for one night but it was so lovely I wished we were staying longer! It is decorated lovely, beachy and comforting. I loved how we were allowed to explore to the end of the garden, a nice walk. We had a nice view of the pond from our room as well as a lot of greenery which... More 

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Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed there 2 nights. On the first night we ate our dinner there. It was excellent. The room was clean and big enough for us three. The bath was too small for me I was not able to shave my beard. Toilet and shower, both small, were separat. Overall we liked it very much and would come again. The... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Outstanding throughout. Warm welcome, superb dinner and made to feel completely at home, and by the cat and the labrador too! The owners are creating an even more beautiful garden with water features so we'll be back and stay a tad longer next time.

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We chose this B&B because of its proximity to visit the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan. It is well run by Francesca and Mark, Kernow (lovely friendly black labrador) and Bailey (ginger cat) are also in residence. The beds are very comfortable and they provide large mugs to make tea or coffee in your room. Free wifi... More 

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Louth
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Disappointed with the location. We believed that we were in the town. You are near nothing so need to drive to get into the town. The room was very small for a double , nowhere to put a suitcase and the bathroom was awful. The shower was uncontrollable, either freezing or dangerously hot. A dog roams the dining room and... More 

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frithsoken, Owner at The Waterwheel Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry you were disillusioned by the location. We do quite clearly state on the front page of the website through which you booked that we are "situated in a beautiful wooded valley, beside The White River and just a brisk 10 minutes walk from St Austell town." This is our home and the home of Kernow, the black... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed just one night in a very pleasant room with all necessary facilities. Bed comfy and excellent view of gardens, pond and waterfall effect. Nicely situated, very pleasant hosts and friendly black lab just in case you dropped any of the very good full English Breakfast. Would definitely stay again.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely Garden even though landscaping is not finished. A labour of love. Great centre for a one or two day break. Good breakfast. Friendly and helpful owners and staff. Downsides are minor. Rooms are a little cramped. Access to gardens is through bar and restaurant. but changes are taking place.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Waterwheel is situated in a wooded valley beside a river. We offer bed and breakfast accommodation in our eight en-suite bedrooms. In the evenings guests can have a drink in the licensed bar and eat in the on-site elegant restaurant, or a 10 minute brisk walk will take them into St Austell town centre. There is a delightful terrace and garden to explore and an ancient well, Druid's chair and waterfall at the bottom of the garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterwheel Inn

Address: Bodmin Road | Trethowel, St Austell PL25 5RR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Austell
Price Range: $97 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterwheel Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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