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Balcony, The Retreat, Polperro
The living room, with balcony leading off
Bedroom, The Retreat, Polperro
Bedroom, The Retreat, Polperro
Kitchen, The Retreat, Polperro
The patio garden is a sun-trap
Polperro harbour
Polperro harbour
Polperro harbour
Sunset on the coast path, Polperro
Talland Bay (a short walk along the coast path)
View over Talland Bay
Lantic Bay (along the coast path)
Looe, near Polperro
The Cheesewring, Bodmin (a drive away)
Ponies on Bodmin Moor (a drive away)
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Polperro, Cornwall, England

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Very good - based on 13 reviews
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Diane K
1 review
“Lovely place. Big enough go be comfortable,small enough to be cozy.”
Reviewed September 22, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Very helpful hosts who were always on hand when needed but never obtrusive. And very well stocked with little extras like soap, TP that one doesn't always find in self-catering. We had a lovely week.

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Annajohns...
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3 reviews
“Such a lovely place to stay!”
Reviewed November 19, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

The Retreat was so cosey and homely, and the owners were so friendly and welcoming, polperro is a very sweet little town, we would definitely come here again!

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MrsBairdy
West Lothian
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“Convenient quiet and comfortable. .a real Retreat”
Reviewed August 30, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We have just spent a week at the retreat and I chose the accommodation based on previous Trip Advisor reviews and was not disappointed. A lovely place to stay. Accommodation was quiet and easy to reach plus so near to the centre of Polperro but far enough away to keep away from tne general hubub of the village. The local restaurants were lovely and even the walk up the hill after a meal and drink or two in the village wasn't too difficult. But be aware that it is a wee bit of a hike but not too bad...the parking in the village car park using the permit was pretty easy too...we would take the car up the hill to drop off luggage and shopping, but leaving at the bottom of the hill was not a problem at all. Only little negative I have is that the bedroom would be better with a blind ..not for privacy as this is not a problem at the retreat but to the cut out the morning light....overall we had a lovely stay at the Retreat. It is ideally situated to explore Cornwall too..would highly recommend.

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Liked best: location
Liked least: parking away from location...but not really a problem if fit and happy to walk up to accommodation
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MrandMrsO...
Swindon, United Kingdom
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“The perfect retreat :-) highly recommended”
Reviewed May 28, 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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This apartment looked lovely from the website but we were even more delighted when we saw it firsthand. It was well kept, clean, nicely furnished, private and relaxing - a real retreat! Lots of thoughtful touches and everything you could need was at hand - a fully stocked kitchen of utensils, a few pounds in the electricity meter and a pint of milk in the fridge. We were amazed by how much was supplied - hair dryer, games, books, DVDs, tea bags, sugar, hand wash, washing up liquid, shampoo, body wash - a real luxury for a self catering apartment. It was easy to cook with everything you could need in the kitchen - and more! The view from the balcony and sitting room over to the hills of Polperro was beautiful. We enjoyed breakfast on the balcony and the very close proximity to the restaurants of Polperro meant we could enjoy a mix of self catering and eating out. Very convenient. We aren't the fittest of people but the hill was very manageable and only a very short walk to the amenities. The owners were very helpful; giving you anything you needed whilst respecting your privacy. There was also a pretty little terrace courtyard garden exclusively for then apartment. We slept very well with a very comfy bed and only spent a few pounds the whole long weekend on electricity and free parking was a big added bonus. We will definitely be staying again and recommending to our friends and family.

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Liked best: Location, privacy, parking, apartment, balcony, eveything you need
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Reviewed February 10, 2012 for a stay in October 2011
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Liked best: Quirky layout and proximity to Polperro Coast
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Family with Young Children
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