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    Althea Library

    27 High Street, Padstow PL28 8BB, England
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    • Excellent97%
    • Very good3%
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    “puffin suite” (64 reviews)
    “green room” (32 reviews)
    “b b” (128 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
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    Reviewed 5 March 2016

    My friend and I stayed here last month for 3 nights. A lot of thought had gone in to making our stay so great. Lovely room, excellent breakfast. The house was spotless. Tea and coffee facilities in our room, lots to choose from. Our own...More

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    Reviewed 1 March 2016

    The Puffin Suite is beautifully decorated - the photos really don't do it justice. The whole b&b is spotlessly clean. The bathroom was fitted to a high standard with spa toiletries. The breakfast was superb with a huge choice. Parking was a huge plus !...More

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    1  Thank mperry_242058
    Reviewed 23 February 2016

    What an amazing place to stay. Jane and Geoff wonderful hosts. The rooms are fabulous, every little thing is thought of, spotless, quaint and only a few hundred yards from the harbour side. Breakfasts are amazing!!

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    1  Thank Dawny2008
    Reviewed 22 February 2016

    We have just booked again to return to the Althea Library. This will be our 12th visit over the last 11yrs. Geoff and Jane are warm and welcoming with a "nothing is too much trouble" attitude. The high standards that we experienced on our first...More

    1  Thank Nicola4427
    Reviewed 18 February 2016

    We found the perfect shelter for three nights in early February at the Althea Library just as Storm Imogen battered the Cornish coast. The B&B provides up to six guests with cozy quarters (in two first floor rooms and one ground floor suite), a communal...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$128 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Cornwall >
    • Padstow
    • Also Known As
    • Althea Library Padstow, Cornwall
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    Room & Suite (20)
    Dining (11)
    Hotel & Grounds (33)
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    "Green room if possible"
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    "Puffin suite is fantastic."
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    "not necessary"
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    "We like the Green room, but it's all good."
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