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“Singing weekend”
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Merchant House
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Truro
Certificate of Excellence
Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Singing weekend”
Reviewed February 20, 2012

Have recently spent an amazing 'Singing Circle weekend' at the Carlton Hotel, Truro, I would highly recommend the Hotel to anyone seeking a venue for a similar event. We found the hotel very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The staff were friendly, efficient and proffessional willingly fulfilling all our needs.Thanks to all the staff at 'The Carlton'.

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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 19, 2012

a great weekend with lovely food, good rooms aand exceptional service - nothing was too much trouble. Thanks.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 15, 2012

We filled the hotel for our singing weekend. The accommodation was excellent, the staff fantastic and the food was very good. A great weekend - thank you to all the staff at the Carlton

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 13, 2012

I run a Singing Group for Guiders based in Cornwall and we decided to have a residential Singing Weekend. Having looked at possible options and costs, The Carlton seemed the best option and that was borne out by the fabulous weekend we have just enjoyed. 51 of us had sole use of the hotel from Friday night to Sunday lunchtime. The hotel was spotless, the room I shared with my friend was huge ! Nothing was too much trouble for the management and being a group of women we changed our minds on a regular basis. Silver service at mealtimes and the organisation was such that food was served hot by friendly and efficient staff. Cannot say more than Excellent. Thanks to Tracey and her staff.

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Reviewed November 17, 2011

Very friendly, clean hotel great value for money and a cracking full English Breakfast. No complaints.

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Harrow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 31, 2011

We were a group of adults travelling around Cornwall for leisure and stayed here for 1 night. The location is fine and the rooms are okay. The shower knobs are broken and there is no warm water available only lukewarm. The breakfast is okay, unlimited but oily. All in all, the stay was fine and suited our budget. There is scope for improvement though.

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Reviewed April 16, 2011

We stayed for one night and found the hotel very pleasant. At the price they are charging one gets many additional features not usually found at this level such as the bar, room service, jacuzzi and sauna and sundries for sale etc. Although the hotel structure may be a little dated, the decor is very clean and appropriate for this date/style of house. We booked at the last minute and were told that a small en-suite was available. It was small, but perfectly adaquate for our nights stay. The en-suite shower room was spotless and everything worked perfectly. Breakfast was plentifull and service excellent throughout. In response to some of the negative comments on here, I would say don't expect £150.00 per night luxury when you are trying to save a few pounds. Very good.

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Property: Merchant House
Address: 49 Falmouth Road, Truro TR1 2HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Truro District > Truro
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Truro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Merchant House 4*
Number of rooms: 29
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Perfectly positioned near the centre of Truro – Cornwall’s buzzing and beautiful cathedral city – The Merchant House is just a short stroll from the nearby train station and a host of fabulous bars, restaurants and shops.Merchant's friendly crew are on hand to introduce guests to our fantastic facilities. We have free Wi-Fi throughout,ample free parking,garage storage for bicycles,drying room for cyclists/walkers, laundrette(fee applies) and fully-equipped conference rooms. We are a fantastic central base for business or exploring all of Cornwall. Whether visiting for business or pleasure, we have a selection of refurbished and non refurbished rooms – some of which are dog-friendly – all of which are guaranteed to offer a great night’s stay thanks to the fluffy duvets, large flat screen televisions and tea and coffee facilities. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Carlton Hotel Truro
Merchant House Truro, Cornwall

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