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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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paulharri...
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“its a fantasic place”
Reviewed May 13, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

the oil house is my 1st choice. love it.. my wife wants to live there. it really is the best place to stay for self catering.

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Liked best: all of it. we love the property
Liked least: nothing. it is just the best
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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MrandMrsG...
Dudley, Uk
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Mr”
Reviewed May 9, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Our second stay at this fantastic cottage. Perfect location, great facilities. A real home from home with the beautiful harbour less than a minute's walk away.

To the owners: don't change a thing..you are doing everything right for a perfect family or couples holiday. Exceptional value. We love this place and will visit again and again.

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Mr Clinto...
1 review
“Home from home, exceptionally clean and ideally located.”
Reviewed September 9, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We had a wonderful time at the old oil house and will definitely be returning. The house was exceptionally clean and absolutely perfect for us and two teenagers. It had all the appliances needed. It was perfectly located near all the shops and some lovely restaurants.
A great base for a holiday in Cornwall.

Traveling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Christoph...
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Delightful holiday apartment”
Reviewed July 21, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We've just spent a happy week exploring the wonderful Cornish coast around Boscastle. The Old Oil House was ideally placed for this, being just yards away from the SW Coast Path. The apartment was clean, comfortable and very well appointed. Being on the ground floor, and with the main bedroom facing out onto the passageway, we found a lot of tourists pressing their faces to the window - this meant the curtains were either partially or fully drawn even in daylight: net curtains might improve privacy and increase the natural light. Although some occasional passing traffic could be heard during the night it was generally very quiet: what had looked on Google streets like a pub garden next door turned out to be a tea garden that closed in the evening. The flat upstairs was vacant all week. The directions and instructions were clear and effective. The wi-fi was good but thankfully the mobile phone signal was not! Parking was not a problem - the space was empty when we arrived and the car stayed put all week! We either walked or used public transport - the bus stops in both directions are just a few feet away from the front door. The adjacent shops and eating places are recommended. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the Old Oil House.

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Liked best: Delightful apartment in a delightful location.
Liked least: Having to leave!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
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Dawn W
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Very relaxing and Enjoyable”
Reviewed July 6, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We found the Old Oil House had everything we needed to make our stay a very enjoyable and relaxing break.
It is situated in the heart of the small town and only a short walk to the harbour
We enjoyed eating out every night in the terraced gardens of the Old Manor House which is situated next door.
We would definitely stay there again

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Liked best: Situation of the property
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Steven g
1 review
“Excellent accommodation in Boscastle”
Reviewed June 29, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We stayed here for a week in June 2015. Our expectations were exceeded as soon as we arrived. Spacious, modern and well thought out property.

Facilities were excellent - probably the best we have seen in self catering accommodation. Full oven/hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, coffee machine, washing machine. Tumble dryer, travel cot, bed guard, iron and ironing board, section of games, DVDs and Sky TV. Lots of storage space for clothes in both bedrooms.

Ideal for families and couples alike. The facilities were particularly helpful as we have a 9-month old.

The location is perfect. Practically on the harbour - a minute's walk at most.

We love Boscastle and we will definitely be staying here again.

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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:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers 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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