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“Great little guest house in South Wales”

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Foamedge Guesthouse
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Porthcawl
Exeter, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great little guest house in South Wales”
Reviewed June 13, 2012

A Lovely guest house with clean spacious rooms. Great hosts and a super breakfast. I will definitely go again a jewel at the welsh seaside.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Traralgon, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2012 via mobile

Our host Helen was lovely and helpful. The location of the home was sensational. We had a wonderful ocean view. The room was beautifully decorated and well appointed. The bed was so cosy. One of the best B & B s we have stayed at!

Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed May 5, 2012

We were very impressed with Foam Edge, situated on the seafront in Porthcawl with stunning views from our room which was named Tusker Rock. We had an excellent night sleep in the super kingsize bed, the room itself was very quiet and had many thoughtful little extras. The house is tastefully decorated throughout with attention to detail. There is plenty to choose from on the breakfast menu, must try the Foam Edge special. We were pleasantly surprised with the choice of restaurants within walking distance, it's a 5 minute walk into the town.
Helen was very welcoming and made us feel at home instantly. We will be returning and highly recommend this spotless, well run Guest House.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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7 Thank Deuxsevres
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed May 9, 2011

I was in Porthcawl on a business trip and stayed one night at Foam Edge. I tend to stay away from B&B's as I have come across so many bad ones. However, I am so please to have taken a chance on Foam Edge. It is very clean, and the owners are genuinely warm and welcoming. The room was large and airy with great views of the coast. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled on business
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5 Thank Tez1960
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2011

We can only echo what the other reviewers have said.

Everything about the Foam Edge is top class, although the tariff is quite reasonable.

The room (named Hugo Bank) was excellent and even had it's own self-enclosed balcony overlooking the sea.
The service was excellent, the food equally so, and Helen and her family were very friendly and helpful.

Will recommend this 100%

John & Sylvia Stephens

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
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6 Thank PPSGW
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Bournemouth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2011

We stayed for one night at the end of Feb '11. As other reviews have said, it is superb. Friendly and welcoming. Our room had a splendid sea view and we could sit on a covered balcony and enjoy the view. Breakfast very good. Pleased to strongly recommend.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled as a couple
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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2010

Stayed 2 nights in October. Had the lovely large room overlooking the sea. Nice, clean and comfortable. Friendly and inviting. Would definitely stay again.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Property: Foamedge Guesthouse
Address: 9 West Drive, Porthcawl CF36 3LS, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > South Wales > Vale of Glamorgan > Porthcawl
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Porthcawl
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in a prime position on the seafront, overlooking the Bristol Channel, North Devon & Swansea Coastlines. Easily accessible from junction 37 of the M4. Cardiff International Airport 35 mins. drive. Ideal location for golfers, walkers, cyclists, fishing, surfing and a wealth of local history. A place to relax and enjoy yourself. Established in 2000, the house has been refurbished to a high standard. All rooms offer en suite facilities, room 1 Hugo Bank offers luxury bathroom and balcony with panoramic sea views. Private off-road parking on forecourt. ... more   less 
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