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“Good location, very helpful and accommodating.” 5 of 5 bubbles
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The Old Railway Yard B&B
Ranked #2 of 10 Redruth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good location, very helpful and accommodating.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

From the time I booked this B + B for my parents the owners were very helpful. They offered to pick them up from the station and were of assistance anytime. The rooms were very clean with great facilities. Breakfast was ample with good choice of foods. Location was great for sight seeing. My parents are very hard to please but loved it and would recommend it highly.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Essexbirds25
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
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Camborne, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

A warm welcome fron graham and sue , this was a absolutely fabulous stay here in lanner (redruth) . Its my top recommended accomodation in this area clean rooms of a very very high standard . i will be back without any hesitation.very happy.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank pastyboy64
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GrahamSuzanne, Owner at The Old Railway Yard B&B, responded to this review, April 8, 2013
A big "thank you" to all our guests for taking the time to post such glowing reviews. We hope this will inspire confidence in our future guests for the coming season. Here's looking forward to seeing you all very soon ....
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2013

I recently visited Redruth as I am thinking of moving to the area. We selected the Old Railway Yard because it was close and looked very nice, we were not disappointed!
Sue and Graham are a great couple, very friendly, enthusiastic and rightly proud of their lovely B&B.
We had the newly fitted out downstairs room which has a great king size bed and stunning en-suite.
Nothing was too much trouble and we had a really good cooked breakfast which included some very nice homemade marmalade (made by one of Sue's friends)
If we are back in the area my wife has insisted we go back to the Old Railway Yard.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Simon L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

We have just returned from a short stay in Lanner and chose this b&b as it was conveniently close to the coast for are hiking holiday,as well as being near the old tramlines for some inland walks,Which are right out side the front door and have world heritage status, hence the name The Old Railway Yard. We stayed in the double room,carnbrea which had a balcony with sea views to the north coast in the distance . Breakfast was cooked by Graham, on our second night we decided to eat in as evening meals are offered and that was cheaper than eating out! Even packed lunches for our days hiking. Sue and Graham make great hosts and made us very welcome looking after our needs, We will definitely be back for a longer stay next time.

Room Tip: The down stairs room is self contained
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank graham h
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Falmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

The image that was referenced in the review is one of mine and I can state quite categorically that it is not as stated "the view". On the other hand the views of Carn Marth and the engine house are spectacular.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank john d
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Cardiff
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2012

I've stayed here twice through business for a total of 5 nights and can not fault the place for breakfast, accommodation and welcoming hosts. I only wish I hadn't been there for work!
Upon my second visit I new the owners and was welcomed on sight and then had a cup of tea with them. I helped Graham with his internet on my first trip, so this was very fast upon my second trip!

Room Tip: Downstairs room with kitchenette because it is self sufficient!
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Rhydian H
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Florida
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

If TA provided a rating choice of "good" (rather than either "average" or "very good") that's what I'd give Old Railway. Expectations based on the B & B's website as well as other TA reviewer were not fully realized. For example, the website--which is very slick--includes high-quality photos of other Cornwall locations that you can't see from Lanner Hill and states "The Old Railway Yard Bed and Breakfast offers spectacular views of the rugged and beautiful Cornish coastline and landscape." What you'll actually see very close-up, because it's directly across from the B & B, is the region's domed water reservoir with perimeter fence and car park for work vehicles (that was the view from our window) . . . take a look at: flickr.com/photos/33847785@N00/3293238874/
The owners are a nice, helpful couple but the overall experience was just "good", compared to several other B & B's stayed at for the same price in Cornwall and Devin, as well as years of having been a guest in various B & B's in Europe, North America and Central America.

Room Tip: Request a room (if they have one) that does not face the domed water reservoir.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank vac08
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Additional Information about The Old Railway Yard B&B

Property: The Old Railway Yard B&B
Address: The Old Railway Yard Tram Cross Lane | Lanner Hill, Redruth TR16 5TZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Redruth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Redruth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Railway Yard B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Old Railway Yard B&B is AA Four star Gold and 2015/16 winner of The friendliest B&B of Great Britain, highly recommended bed and breakfast set in the heart of Cornwall with sea and countryside views. Built in 2007, it offers a double room with balcony and en-suite shower room, a twin room with private bathroom all rooms have TV, Wi-Fi tea/coffee making facilities. A guest lounge is also available with extra facilities including TV, fridge, iron etc. Full English (AA Best breakfast certificate 2015) or Continental breakfasts are available and evening meals (AA Best evening meal certificate 2015) A delicious complimentary cream tea is offered on arrival or during your stay. New for 2012 we have a ground floor superior double or twin room with en-suite bathroom with walk in shower. This room has the advantage of having a small kitchenette area. In the grounds of our property we also have 'Tramways' our holiday let offering self catering for two. Kitchen/diner, lounge area, shower room, spiral staircase to open plan mezamine double bedroom. New for 2014 is our complimentary Hot Tub in the garden for all to use so after a hard day relaxing on holiday revive in our tub. Suitable for all year round use. Set in the garden with glass sides and roof. So enjoy a drink while watching the stars. Seats up to five. Or climb the spiral staircase leading to our roof garden have a seat and enjoy the far reaching views to the coast. New for 2015, we are registered to sell alcohol for our guests and friends whilst staying or visiting us. ... more   less 
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The Old Railway Yard B&B Redruth, Cornwall

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