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A Cornish Palm tree and solid oak door welcomes you!
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A Cornish Palm tree and solid oak door welcomes you!
Cosy sitting area of Reception room with open fireplace
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A Cornish Palm tree and solid oak door welcomes you!
Cosy sitting area of Reception room with open fireplace
Dining area of spacious Reception room with window seat and inglenook
From dining area tiled hallway and stable door leading to patio and garden
Well-equipped breakfast kitchen
Elegant double bedroom
Double bedroom with window seat overlooking front garden
Landing with OS Map of Lizard Peninsula; twin- bedrooms off to left and up three steps to right
Beatrix Potter twin-bedded room - beloved by children
Charming twin-bedded room overlooking garden
Path from patio to well-established garden
Spacious and safe garden for children to play
Rear of double garage and barbecue awaits.........
.............for al fresco dining!
Path from rear drive between hydrangeas and lavender
Spectacular sunset from rear garden; hopefully sunny day tomorrow!
How can you resist a holiday at exquisite Palm Cottage!
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
St Keverne, Helston, Cornwall, England

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670Cristi...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“was to good to be true,its a lovely place to stay ,”
Reviewed July 31, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

was a long journey from London,but really worthy,the decoration is full of character,the cleanliness is amazing palm cottage is adorable cosy and very comfortable,i advise anyone who want to have a peaceful holidays and at same time feeling at home to stay there,also will find a lot of fantastic and beautiful beaches and places to explore ,

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Liked best: everithyng
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 11, 2014
Thank you for your generous comments about your recent holiday at Palm Cottage when you managed to visit many of the magnificent nearby beaches and other varied places of interest.
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Bethany56...
Yealmpton, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful cottage”
Reviewed November 20, 2013 for a stay in November 2013

Palm Cottage is a lovely place to stay: very cozy and warm with beautiful homely touches. We were very comfortable and the cottage is warm even in November! The local area is well worth a visit with lots to do and lovely walks around the coastal path particularly around the Lizard and Kynance Cove. We had a good meal in the pub just across the road from the cottage and joined in with their quiz night which was great fun. All in all, a very pleasant stay.

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Liked best: all of it
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
Nov 30, 2013
Thank you for your kind comments about Palm Cottage and trust that you took advantage of the real fire in addition to the background heating.
As well as Frenchman's Creek the circular walk from Lizard village to Kynance Cove and back is one of our favourite jaunts.
Agree that the food at the recently refurbished Prince of Wales pub represents good value for money and as a bonus, is conveniently just over the road.
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Kirsten A
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“The most perfect cottage.”
Reviewed September 23, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Palm cottage is the most lovely place to stay. You feel welcome as soon as you enter, The owners have thought about everything you would need and equipped the house well. The cottage is as it is in the pictures so no nasty surprises. They even welcomed our dog with treats and a ball.
Palm cottage is in a very quiet village with rural surroundings so perfect if your wanting to get away for some peace....but within easy reach of some of the most amazing beaches and coves.(church cove and Kynance cove been favourites). You are also near a major supermarket for all your supplies.
The pub opposite the house serves excellent meals for when you fancy a break from cooking. I could go on and on about this house.....would I recommend it to everyone. Yes I absolutely would. You will not be disappointed. Already planning 2 weeks next year.

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Liked best: The location and of course the cottage.
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Oct 3, 2013
Thank you for your kind and eloquent comments about our cottage and the surrounding area. Kynance Cove is also our family's favourite beach with its numerous rock pools at low tide. Pleased you liked The Prince of Wales pub, so convenient and extremely good value.
We look forward to you taking another holiday at Palm Cottage in the near future.
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Farmer P
Ely, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“very very good”
Reviewed August 3, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

A very well presented and equipped property, we have stayed at several different propperties in the past and this was easily the best, upon arrival we were greeted by a very well kept garden, into the house which was pristinely clean, the property by far catered for my family of 6, the weather was best described as poor but we were able to read books and play games which are inside, the only gripe we had was that the access to the parking area was too small to get our car into, in fairness though we have a volkswagen caravelle which is on the large side! a normal car would fit no problem, many thanks for a great time

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Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 5, 2013
Thank you very much for your very kind comments about your recent holiday in our cottage and am pleased that you all had an enjoyable time despite the adverse weather.
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Imran A
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“A Sheer Delight!”
Reviewed July 8, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

The travel fatigue from a 7 hour journey from London immediately evaporated upon setting foot in Palm Cottage. There were squeals of excitement from the children as they explored the living areas and bedrooms.
The cottage is brimming with character and each room's ambiance is enhanced by rustic furniture and tasteful decorative touches. The living room, with its warm fireplace, wooden ceiling beams, bookshelves stocked with books and boardgames is an inviting place to relax in. The kitchen has a generous supply of pots, pans, crockery and cutlery. The back graden is pretty and spacious and adjoins a farm; the children quite enjoyed beckoning cows!
The cottage is situated in a quiet village and is ideal for exploring the beautiful Lizard peninsula. We loved visiting the Minack Theatre, the Porthcurno beach and the Kynance Cove.

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Liked best: The rustic character of the cottage!
Liked least: Hard mattress of the double bed
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 23, 2013
Thank you for your generous comments about the cottage, garden and village during your recent stay there earlier this month.
We, too, love the Minack Theatre and visit there whenever we are at the cottage.
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Cottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 14, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Liked best: The character of the cottage and the countryside
Liked least: getting out of the parking spot required some skill at multiple-point turns.
Traveling group: Extended Family
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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Richard B
Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful cottage and perfect base for this stunning part of Cornwall”
Reviewed April 22, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

A very well presented cottage, lovely garden and private drive located in this beautiful part of Cornwall. Just a short drive to Helford, St Anthony and stunning walks like Frenchman's Creek. Also very easy reach to coves and beaches (Kynance Cove, Church Cove, Kennack Sands etc). 40 mins from Falmouth (recommend Maritime Museum) and Truro. Many places to eat, especially the Prince of Wales pub over the road!

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • 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?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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