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The White House
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The White House
Ranked #3 of 4 St Issey B&B and Inns
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Home from Home”
Reviewed January 19, 2013

What a find - struggling to find a decent place to stay in the Padstow area we came across this goldmine. Excellent accommodation with luxurious rooms and all the facilities you could wish for. This was supported by the hospitality given by the owners - the Blakes. They willing went the extra mile to make our stay special. Their local knowledge pointed us in the direction of excellent restaurants, picturesque walks and beautiful uncrowded beaches. this was the jewel in our break to North Cornwall. We are looking forward to coming back to The White House

Room Tip: All rooms offer excellent facilities
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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3 Thank Brixtonlad
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2013

I have read Ruth W's Review of The White House B & B and her Derogatory Remarks, and I can assure any prospective Guests that She must have her wires Badly Crossed.
We are Retired Seniors from New Zealand and have traveled extensively during the past three years.
We have Stayed with Warwick and Elaine on two separate occasions on our World Travels, in their Immaculate, Spotless, Modern B & B, and consider it to be the Best we have stayed in,
The Owners are Wonderful Hosts very Friendly and Helpful, and the Breakfasts are the Best Choices that we had anywhere. Great Value for Money, and we will certainly be back to stay in the future.

Room Tip: We have stayed in two different rooms, and could not fault either. Beds are comfy and clean, linen...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 Thank Don C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

We came down from Plymouth for Christmas shopping and a relaxing 4 day break. We found the bungalow spotlessly clean, very well appointed and good value for money.
The 'Hosts' were very friendly and accommodating, we were even invited into the main part of the B & B to socialise with other guests and when we went out for a meal they taxied us to and from Padstow...what more could you ask for.
An excellent stay put us in the right frame of mind for Christmas...Thank you Warwick and Elaine for looking after us so very well.

Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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4 Thank John L
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2012

I stayed here recently and as well as charging you over £800 for a week the owners ask for £100 cheque on arrival incase 'anything happens' on your stay. We left the place spotless but they cashed the cheque after we had left and invented we had spilt oil on the floor and carpet - this was a complete fabrication!!!! By this point it was our word against theres - when calling them to enquire why they have cashed the cheque both the lady and male owner become aggressive on the phone and say they have had to steam clean the carpet and buy a new rug - the man shouts rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb repeatedly down the phone and you can not get any sense out of the two of them-they just shout and over talk you whilst you are trying to explain!!!! Not nice people and a complete scam!!!!!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
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4 Thank Ruth W
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Crickhowell, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2012

Elaine and Warick are wonderful hosts so friendly nothing to much trouble.The White House is spotless bright and modern. Breakfast is to die for with an excellent choice. The best B @ B we have stayed in, we will be back.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
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2 Thank J-whitney
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Cannock, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed June 24, 2011

We stopped in this lovely B&B just outside Padstowe, Elaine and Mike could not make you feel more welcome, they were the perfect hosts. The accommodation was spotless, stylish, bright and fresh looking. The beds were comfy and pillows and douvet fluffy. This is one of the best B&B we have stopped in, well worth the money. The cooked breakfast was superb, plenty of choice and presented really well with care and whilst Elaine cooked Mike could not do enough for you. Loved the berry compote, different jam selections, yoghurts and muesli etc. Absolutely wonderful. Really enjoyed our stay and would definitely return.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
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5 Thank BradLeigh6670
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 8, 2011

Excellent guest house, cannot say enough about the exceptional quality throughout their premises or the wonderful breakfasts. with so much choice. The owners are very warm, welcoming and caring.
We would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
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6 Thank mary f
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Property: The White House
Address: St Issey, Wadebridge PL27 7QE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Wadebridge > St Issey
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Ranked #3 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in St Issey
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The White House St Issey, Cornwall, England

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