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Great Western Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Great Western Hotel in Newquay is a perfect spot to stay, eat and drink on Cornwall’s breathtaking Atlantic coastline. Set in the heart of Newquay, with a superb sea view, clifftop garden and terrace and only a few steps from the golden sandy beach and the sea, the Great Western Hotel offers some of the best value accommodation in Newquay for relaxation, informality and comfort. Steam, the Hotel bar and restaurant, offers the best in informal dining and socialising throughout the day and into the evening, with a menu of locally sourced dishes which blend Cornwall with the Mediterranean. All the food is freshly prepared and locally sourced where possible while the well stocked and stylish bar offers a full range of drinks. For a weekend break or a holiday in Newquay, The Great Western Hotel offers a great seaside location to enjoy your time in Cornwall.
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Grade: 98 out of 100
44Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
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Have just got back from a couple of nights away where we stayed in this hotel. There were three in our party in two rooms and this review is representative of our collective experience. The staff were absolutely superb, friendly helpful and professional. As we had a DBB package
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Staying here for 3 nights away with my partner . Havent been dissapointed , greeted with friendly staff where nothing was too much hassle , the room we have booked is a delight the bed one of the comfiest i have had , the sea views with lare bay windows are something to be in
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Response from BDMay, General Manager at Great Western Hotel
Responded 28 Jul 2018
Thank you for your 5 star review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Our premium and superior rooms have lovely coastal views and handmade Vi-Spring beds, which are regularly commented upon by guests. We hope to welcome you back soon.
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Over 10 mins to get a drink not even busy 1 on bar 1 doing coffee 1 on food Seen 3 families walk out while been waiting . What a loss of income. Even staff moaning saying why havent mangement phoned for help Ill tell u why St austell brewery
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This was our first visit to Newquay and had just arrived so had a walk to see what was around, saw the bar was dog friendly do popped in, bar staff very welcoming and Claudia even helped me out if my coat which had a jammed zipper. We decided to have a meal due to staff
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Stayed the night as was having a night out with friends in Newquay so decided to book a room and stay over , found friendly helpful staff, excellent food , great service, fantastic views from restaurant , comfortable clean rooms . Would highly recommend.
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It does have a lift on one side of the hotel which serves quite a few rooms, however alot of the rooms are via stairways. They are very good at accommodating wheel chairs etc so if restricted I'd ring and book or state you need access to avoid disappointment.
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Pub next door associated with the hotel.
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Hi there, Prices are for room only. Breakfast can be added on for an additional £8.99 per person per day. Many thanks Reception
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"Book a car parking space"
"dont take 221 unless the guttering is fixed"
"Don't expect good views with the basic rooms, go for the premium room although it may cost a little more"
"Ask for room 112"
"Choose the top range room."
US$43 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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