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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 4 nights and was made to feel really welcome by Barbera and Michael. They were really helpful with their local knowledge. Room was spotless and the breakfast was good. As a guest house you would be hard pushed to find anywhere better. Would certainly return!

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Littleton, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As others have written, we did enjoy our brief stay at the Gables on our last night in Cornwall. Mike & Barbara were wonderful hosts. Our room was surprisingly small, but very clean and comfortable. We hadn't fully understood the private bath vs ensuite; but since there was only one other couple staying that night it certainly wasn't an issue.... More 

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

Welcomed on arrival of our 4 night stay. Had to order breakfast each evening for the following morning which we are use to. Breakfast was large and of good quality. Only disappointment was the room was not en-suite and car park was not sufficient for all guests to park in. Would recommend but ensure you book a room en- suite.

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Barbara T, Owner at The Gables Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments about our good quality breakfasts and our welcome to our family run Bed & Breakfast. When a guest books a room here at The Gables, weather it be with a booking company or other means, each room will have a description of the size of bed and or if it has an en-suite or private... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here from 31/5/16-3/6/16 on my own for business. The couple who own are very friendly. Upon arrival I was shown to my room which was a comfortable size. The whole house smells of fresh linen! It was exceptionally clean. It is beautifully decorated an I was in the Poldark room. My private shower room was across the hall (... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Very clean and tidy also very friendly, a fantastic breakfast. Good parking and a short walk to the town centre if a bit hilly but that is Cornwall for you.easy access to all the local beaches.We will be using the Handle again.

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Thank Stephen M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Mike and Barbara were very friendly and as helpful as other reviewers have found, making sure we had dairy free products and helping us to find places to eat. Breakfasts in the conservatory overlooking the lovely garden were ample and delicious. Our room was very clean and well stocked with coffee, tea, cakes etc but rather small. We had our... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We were warmly greeted by Mike immediately when the taxi dropped us off. Barbara was just as friendly and filled us in on all the little amenities they provided for the room. They obviously pay attention to details and the room was very clean with a good bed and a small shower. The room and bath were smaller than we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and were welcomed by Barbara and Mike. We were made to feel most welcome. The room was bright cheerful and very clean as was the bathroom. Breakfast was lovely and served with warmth and humour. All in all a lovely place to stay. Thank you.

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Thank Jennie A
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights at The Gables. We were met by Barbara who was very warm and welcoming and showed us the ropes. We stayed in the Lamona room which was beautiful. There were so many thoughtful touches - little sugar cubes in pots and small Kilner jars full of coffee in our room, tins full of chocolate cake,... More 

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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We were welcomed and looked after by Barbara and Mike. The room was immaculate and had everything you could need. Everywhere was clean and tidy. And breakfast was delicious! In such a great location near to the Eden project and Heligan Gardens. We are looking forward to going back in the near future. Couldn't recommend it enough.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gables Guest house is comfortable and relaxed, serving good food. Its gardens, with fishpond, can be walked about or sat in and just enjoyed and relax. We also provide evening meals at a reasonable price. We are centrally situated, within walking distance to the town centre. Eden Project, Heligan Gardens, Charlestown and Meavagissey are only a short drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gables Guest House

Address: 1 Edgcumbe Road, St Austell PL25 5DU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Austell
Price Range: $89 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gables Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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