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The Porthvean

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Great location, great host, all but one room ensuite, full use of all facilities. Total of 16 of us and there was room to get some peace if needed. Kitchen is a commercial one but there are printed instructions for all the more complex appliances. Having a bar meant that there was not the pull from the pub next door,... More 

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Thank Waggoner1000
Cowes, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a week as a large family of 16 (9 adults and 7 kids). It was fab. St Agnes is lovely with lots of pub and great beaches there and nearby. The house is really spacious. We could all get round the dining table and the kitchen is set up for mass catering! 3 microwaves and 2... More 

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Thank Nicola P
United Kingdom
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43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We were made to feel most welcome by hosts, Ali & Geoff, from the moment we arrived and our room was every bit as welcoming: bright, clean and homely with good storage and an excellent shower. It somehow felt more like staying with friends than a commercial B&B.

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Bucklebury UK
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We were 8 adults, 8 kids and 3 dogs and stayed at The Porthvean for a week over New Year. It's perfectly suited to a large group with well spread out rooms and en suite facilities for all bar one room (which had its own bathroom next door). The decor is dated but everywhere is spotlessly clean and well kitted... More 

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Thank howmanybeansmake5
Dorset
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31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Spent two comfortable nights at the Porthvean. We were so lucky with the weather. When we arrive we were greeted & shown to our room by Geoff. The room had a large queen size double & also 2 single beds ideal as a family room which overlooked the church & centre of St. Agnes. An ideal place to people watch.... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 August 2015

My husband and I invited our three children with their families (19 altogether) for a weeks holiday. The Porthvean was ideal, plenty of room for everyone and facilities pleased all the grandchildren from 3 year olds to 23 year old! The games room, sauna and hot tub were favourites! The kitchen was so well equipped it made catering for large... More 

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Thank Deidre N
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This is the second time we have spent a week at the Porthvean and it just gets better and better. Geoff is a great host and is there if you need him but not intrusive. The accommodation is lovely with all the amenities you need. The location is perfect, within walking distance to shops, pubs and the beach so we... More 

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Thank Gedriley
London
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The place doesn't look like much from the putside, but the inside leaves very little to be desired: decent sized room with well appointed barhroom. Totally quiet even though it's on the main village thouroughfare, with p,enty of earing options within walking distance. The breakfast was scrumptious and the friendly host easy to talk to.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Hired the house out for a week. Very interesting building with great character. Rooms were perfect for our party, and the kitchen facilities were excellent. House was very clean when we arrived. Hot tub was a hit with our party, and the provision of a gas barbecue perfect. The location in the village was ideal with bakery, butcher, veg shop... More 

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Thank Lynsey S
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Maybe best B&B around the area with smashing hosts. Excellent location so best also for group rentals. Stayed B&B and earlier weekly rental and thoroughly enjoyed all aspects. Recommended.as ideal for family or friends groups with nearby pubs and restuarants.

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Additional Information about The Porthvean

Address: 10 Churchtown, St Agnes TR5 0QP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Agnes
Price Range: €84 - €123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Porthvean 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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