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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2012

Fantastic welcome from a new management team,keen to make our stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. New chef with exciting menus to please any taste! Rooms very comfortable and tastefully decorated. Cleanliness second to none! Central but peaceful setting with fabulous views of cathedral and river,close to many shops,restaurants etc. Will definetly be back. Thanks Steve & Di

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Thank LynnandDel
Fleet, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2012

Stayed just the one night, very comfortable room. Good food on offer, with very friendly and helpfully staff. Give them a go, it's only been going for three months so things can only get better. Will certainly be back, and that's the best recommendation possible from us.

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Thank iant_infleet
Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2012

Just had a long weekend at the Riverbank. Very nice rooms - spacious, clean and modern. All the staff were friendly, welcoming and very accomodating. The new owners have already made some great improvements, without spoiling the style and atmosphere. The food was very good and reasonably priced. The hotel is perfectly placed for the town and cathedral. Definitely recommend... More 

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Thank Louise B
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2011

Stopped for one night for work. The room was nice, a good size, with a comfortable bed, flat screen tv and good shower. There is a lovely view from the window of beautiful church. The downside would be the the pub below is open till 11pm, and even on a very quite Monday night they still had music on which... More 

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Reading
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2011

This small hotel is ideally placed for anyone wanting to visit Truro for shopping or sightseeing. The rooms are clean, comfortable and have good amenities. The staff are friendly and helpful. The bar is spacious and the food menu offers something for every taste. There is a small amount of parking nearby and most of the city of Truro's attractions... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Stayed here at short notice as Truro was very busy, got a double room and was only charged the single rate. The food in the Bar/ Restuarantwas the best I've ever had in Truro and I've visited the Town a lot. The rooms were spacious and stylish. Not sure about the comments I've seen here about noise from the Bar... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2011

Booked this over a month ago, and when we arrived the place was closed for a private party! Decided we would stay anyway but the noise was so dreadful, so checked into another hotel at 10.30pm! Such a shame the management did not think to email us and save us the inconvenience, and them the cost

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2011

The hotel was in a very central location in Truro. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I was a little disappointed in the hotel, more like rooms over a bar/restaurant. Although the room was a good size and clean ( the bathroom had a terrible smell though) I couldn't quite put my finger on what was wrong. Breakfast was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2011

First impressions aren't great here... It is a cool but grubby bar, no reception area and the rooms are hidden above the bar. Staff to be fair were really helpful, but not what I was expecting. Location is very central near to lots of bars and restaurants, but the parking was weird... £5 extra to park in disused Church, that... More 

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1 Thank vsars
Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 May 2011

Enjoyed a great meal and some lush cocktails. Will be back with friends and family.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked behind the cathedral in the heart of Truro is the Riverbank- now with the addition of an eight bedroom boutique hotel and completely refurbished licensed bar and restaurant, offering local, freshly cooked food. Each completely refurbished room is finished to a high contemporary standard. Single, double and twin occupancy available.We believe excellent service is paramount and endevour to provide the best level possible to each and every guest that comes through our doors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riverbank

Address: Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Truro
Price Range: €95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Riverbank Truro, Cornwall
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“Ask for room overlooking the river.”
 of 5 bubbles alisond936, 6 Aug 2013 | Read review
“There are only eight rooms and my family tell me all theirs were ok so you don't really have to worry about location. Beware traffic rounding the bend to the right when exiting onto the main road from the car park.”
 of 5 bubbles atheaus, 19 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 2 seem closer to the terrace, which could get busy on a nice evening. Rooms 4 onwards would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Unclebob007, 18 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Room 4 has a nice view towards the Cathedral and the river”
 of 5 bubbles LouiseB590, 11 Mar 2012 | Read review
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