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85 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good guest house, great breakfast. Friendly staff, phoned taxis and advised on the area. Nicely situated near the Ho. Fits the bill if you want a bolt hole for the night and a good nights sleep. I'd go back again.

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Thank Jim B
london
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49 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I was in Plymouth for work and decided to try this place instead of the Hilton nearby. It was a good choice. Spacious comfortable room; electric shower (ok), very clean and well maintained. Friendly owner and excellent breakfast. Well located for the centre of town. Very good value, I thought. Last check in is 9.30pm which is understandable in a... More 

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Thank LondonBeagle
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Very good accomadation with parking on site. Ideally located for town centre, theaters and the Barbican, all within walking distance. The room was clean with good onsuite facilities. Would recommend and stay again.

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Thank Geoffrey H
Bideford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I stay in Plymouth quite frequently, saw this Guest house and always thought how convenient it was with location and parking so I thought I'd give it a whirl instead of staying in one of the larger chains. When we arrived, parked right out front, eliminating any expensive parking fees, great. Very friendly greeting and we were shown to our... More 

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Thank Robin G
NickiMac, Owner at The Drake, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We stay at this hotel w/c 15th Sept. The hotel was ideally situated by the Hoe and a few minutes walk to the centre of town. The hotel is well presented with comfy rooms, friendly greetings and excellent food. Nothing was too much trouble for them. All you could wish for at a very reasonable price. We would highly recommend... More 

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Thank Sue C
NickiMac, Owner at The Drake, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again on your next visit to Plymouth. More 

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33 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Landlady made us feel very welcome, gave us a lot of tips on what to visit in Cornwall, cooked varied and tasty breakfast. Spacious, clean, comfy en suite rooms with everything you need. Free, solid WiFi throughout.

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Thank Viviana N
NickiMac, Owner at The Drake, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we are glad you enjoyed your stay. However, I must point out that it was my husband who cooked your breakfasts, so I can't take all the praise for myself. More 

Haverfordwest, Wales, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

had a lovely 3 night break here in August. Excellent location, about 10 minutes walk to shopping centre, 2 minutes walk to the Hoe, about 20 minutes walk to the Barbican area. We stayed in a king size room, the room was really large there was also a single bed so think this room is also used as a family... More 

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Thank Shelly L
NickiMac, Owner at The Drake, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have upgraded some of our en-suite shower rooms although we still have more to do. It is in the pipeline as they say! Pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Cornwall, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

AVOID 100% we (2 people) arrived at 8pm after a 2 hour drive knock on the door and rude man answers the door with a smug look on his face and he says "yes" not hello or welcome he then says "no alcohol" we have one bottle of wine in our hands,- fair enough that's fine. He said we have... More 

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Thank hiltonsam
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights with my husband and parents, the 2 rooms were lovely, beds were comfy and it had great an suite facilities. We was both able to park our cars on site and it was perfectly located for walking on the Hoe and into town. The breakfasts were great and filling and we all enjoyed our stay.

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Thank Yvonne C
stoke on trent
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I would just like to say what a great 4 days at the drake. augustis and nicki where perfect proprietors. the bed was very comfortable and what can i say about the breakfast it was the best i have had in all the years i have been to Plymouth I recommend it

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Drake

Address: 2 Windsor Villas Lockyer Street, Plymouth PL1 2QD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Plymouth
Price Range: €69 - €105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Drake 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“i have in a room at the back of the hotel , which was quiet with a lovely view”
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“room no 29 a spanker of a room.”
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“Nice and quiet at the top of the house”
 of 5 bubbles Mummyof3bowen, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Our room was top (3rd) on the very end. It was quiet and had street views.”
 of 5 bubbles DannyGU, 5 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The top floor room was a bit of a hike but it was so peaceful and had a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles catchthat, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
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