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The Old Oil House
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32 reviews
The Old Oil House
Valency Row
Living Room
Open Plan through to the kitchen
The Old Oil House Kitchen
Twin Bedroom
Bathroom
The Old Oil House on the Right
Boscastle Harbour
Boscastle Village
Boscastle Beach
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Boscastle, Cornwall, England

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ann k
Honiton, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“ideal holiday cottage”
Reviewed May 22, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

The cottage has an excellent location close to shops, harbour and the valley to walk our dog. It is really well maintained and equipped with everything you could wish for. Th kitchen is superb. The welcome pack was much appreciated - the cookies were amazing! Communication was excellent throughout.
I would advise using the cones to ensure the parking space is free, some one parked there once even with them in place.
We would definitely book this cottage again.

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Liked best: spacious kitchen
Liked least: nothing
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers People with pets
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CAMY1976
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful Cottage”
Reviewed May 7, 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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We had a very relaxing 4 night break at the cottage. Myself, my husband, my 10 week old son and dog were made very welcome. The service from the owners was fantastic and they were happy to answer any questions we had prior to our stay.

It's centrally located in Boscastle and has everything you could need just across the road! (Chippy, bakers, local shop).

Parking was never a problem, you have a space allocated for you right outside.

Only criticism I'd have is the wi-fi tends to drop out if you have more than one device needing it. Us townies live for our wi-fi! :oD

100% recommend this cottage to anyone. Very cosy and has everything you need for your stay.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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paulharri...
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“just the best”
Reviewed March 30, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

what an amazing place.will be my next choice when i stay again.and i ill book this property again. just fell in love with the apartment.

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Liked best: the place was fantastic
Liked least: it so good could be a problem to rebook.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Cathie L
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed March 4, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Chose to be in the centre of Boscastle instead of Bossiney for a change this year for my birthday visit to Cornwall... 1A is a spacious, well equipped, pleasantly furnished cottage in a great location.. Didn't want to leave - could quite happily live here!

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BandC2014
Sandhurst, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cottage 1a excellent cottage throughout and good location.”
Reviewed September 15, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This was our first time staying in The Oil House, 1a Valency Row even though we have been coming to this area since 1987. We were absolutely pleased with the accommodation. Spotlessly clean throughout, all mod cons that you require and the location was ideal for walkers and travelling to various other resorts. Plus we had a small welcome pack on arrival which was very nice touch, thank you. Certainly will be staying again, hopefully next year and a definite recommendation to our friends.

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Liked best: The cottage and the location
Liked least: Nothing really
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
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Dawny_kin...
London
2 reviews
“Beautiful and cosy place to call home.”
Reviewed July 15, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

The old oil house in boscastle was beautiful and cosy. The decor was cute cottage meets chic apartment. It was everything you needed it to be. A treat to return to at the end of a day exploring.
Boscastle itself was fantastic, from climbing the rocks, sampling the pubs ales and ciders, to having breakfast and cream teas, and everything within a few seconds to a few minutes walk. Loved it.

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Jude C
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic Cottage”
Reviewed June 4, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We stayed in 1B the upstairs apartment which has 2 double bedrooms and a separate bedroom accessed via a spiral staircase thorough the lounge containing 2 single beds and a cot.

All rooms are decorated to a very good standard and the each room has modern TV. Wifi is available although speed is slow. It was extremely clean and well laid out and the kitchen was very well equipped -washing machine, dishwasher, cafetiere, iron etc. Stayed with my wife and kids aged 14,11 and 9 and our puppy. We all loved it. Couldn't be more central and very handy for the pubs/restaurants. Has its own parking space directly outside. Steep stairs to the apartment may not be suitable for elderly/infirm.

I would definitely go back.

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Liked best: Excellent standard of accommodation. Central location. Value for money.
Liked least: No garden for drying wetsuits. A minor gripe.
Traveling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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