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Barrowfield Hotel
Ranked #9 of 37 Hotels in Newquay
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 27 September 2009

We spent 4 nights at the Barrowfield on a coach trip, after spending 11 hours on a bus arriving at 5.30pm we were told dinner would be at aset time of 6.30 each evening , after waiting ages for the only lift we got to our room and what a shock wallpaper was hanging of the wall a damp patch on the ceilingdirty stains on the carpet creaky floorboards, and then when we went into the bathroom we were faced with a dark brown suite there was no were to put your toiletries.This was the worst hotel we have ever stayed in and we wont be going back.

  • Stayed: September 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 June 2009

I stayed here with my fiance and 6 year old son in during May half term. We had a nice family room which was very clean, bright and comfortable. and had a newly-fitted bathroom suite with bath and shower over. We have stayed in a few hotels in Newquay as we go there every year, usually in May and this is the best one we have stayed in. The place just has a really good feel to it. The staff are really friendly and I loved the elderly people who go travel there on the all-inclusive coach deal - they made such a fuss of my son, he was in his element! There is a great indoor pool with jacuzzi and sauna and the receptionist provides towels as you go in. The outdoor pool is now closed unfortunately, and is going to be made into an outside seating area, apparently The food is really nice and you get served really quick in the dining room. Breakfast is self-service for cereals and then you order your cooked breakfast from the waitress. There's a choice of 3 mains and 3 starters and puddings and you decide what you want at breakfast time and it comes out nice and quick at 6.30pm when you go down for dinner. The hotel is right next to Tolcarne beach, which is lovely and only a 10 minute walk into town. We never had any trouble parking as most of the guests get there by coach. My only critisism would be that the entertainment was aimed at the older guests and for a young family wasn't much fun. However most of the guests were elderly and they seemed to enjoy it and we did join in with the bingo every night around 8pm. We are definitely going to go to this hotel again, as I said earlier there's just a really nice atmosphere there and we just felt very comfortable straight away.

  • Stayed: May 2009, travelled with family
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1  Thank CupCake10
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Reviewed 21 February 2009

The hotel was overall very good value for money and the 3 course meal was lovely and the service was very quick.
Although the room was nice with posh towels made into love hearts.
There was a problem with the heating, our room was ridiculoisly hot, and the patio door would not open.
But when we asked about it we was given a fan and told that it was because of the radiators being switched on and off automatically at certain times and that our room was above the swimming pool explaining that the pipes ran under our room. So if we didnt have a room above the swimming pool with a dodgy door i wouldnt have a single complaint with anythign else.

  • Stayed: February 2009, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Missthomp
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Reviewed 28 December 2008

I stayed at this hotel 26th november 08,with my family of three,for tinsel and turkey.we arrived late,but had salads and sandwiches waiting for us.in the restaurant.we was then shown to our room,which was lovely.The food was excellent,and so to the kitchen staff,cleaners ,bar staff,and all at front of house.and could not do enough to help us.Some of the rooms are in need of updating,and was told this would be carried out in the very near future.the indoor pool and facilitys was great,you are even provided with towels.would i stay there again YES YES YES.

  • Stayed: November 2008, travelled with family
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4  Thank Steve B
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Reviewed 7 December 2008

  • Stayed: November 2008, travelled with friends
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1  Thank afternoonrice
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Reviewed 14 November 2008

Stayed: October 2008
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Reviewed 25 October 2008

  • Stayed: October 2008, travelled solo
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3  Thank brackensmummy
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Address: Hilgrove Road, Newquay TR7 2QY, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Newquay
#11 Family Hotel in Newquay
#13 Romantic Hotel in Newquay
Price Range: £67 - £76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Barrowfield Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Barrowfield Hotel is ideally situated just 200 yards from the seafront yet close enough to the beautiful beaches of Lusty Glaze, Tolcarne and the rugged Cornish coastline yet only a five minute walk to Newquay's Town Centre. ... more   less 
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