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The Harbour
Ranked #23 of 105 Newquay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Newcastle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“wow!”
Reviewed 1 August 2013

have just returned from a 3 day break, and didn't want to leave.
Great welcome, helpful friendly staff, fabulous room, wonderful balcony with outstanding, uninterrupted sea views.
Could easily have spent all day in the sun just watching the pottering around going on in the harbour. In fact one day we did just that.
Really, I write few reviews but felt that the harbour really deserved praising.
Despite the photos and the webcam, it is hard to appreciate the beauty of the place.
Couple that with cleanliness and staff who really do care.
What more can you say, apart from that if I went back tomorrow it would not be soon enough!

Room Tip: they all have balconies, they all overlook the sea, they vary in size and are priced accordingly
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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alsieb5980, Owner at The Harbour, responded to this review, 4 August 2013
thank you so much for your flattering review.
we appreciate it!
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

My wife and I reserved two rooms along with my in-laws for a 2 night stay. I frequently read reviews on tripadvisor when making travel plans, but rarely have the time to post them myself. I needed to make an exception this time! We had a remarkable 2-day stay. I can not say enough great things about the staff, great food, comfort of the rooms, and the spectacular views. I would stay here again in a heartbeat when visiting Cornwall. All four of us were thoroughly pleased with our stay. The time whisked by far too quickly. Everything wonderful that you read here in the reviews is amply true.

Room Tip: Each of the five rooms are slightly different but equally comfortable (from the two we stayed in). T...
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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alsieb14, Owner at The Harbour, responded to this review, 30 July 2013
thank you for taking the time to praise us, and so glad that you enjoyed your stay here.
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Wonderful unique little hotel with the best veiw,( complete with sea lions following the fishing boats in the harbou,r under your window) the best fresh food, lovely staff and clean comfortable rooms in Newquay.
It was like stepping back in time, the emphasis was on giving the guests the best holiday experience......not on making the most money out of them. The relaxed atmosphere is contagious. I arrived feeling stressed, after a hectic few months,and left with a feeling of relaxed well being.
Excellent value for money
I cannot wait to return

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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alsieb5980, Owner at The Harbour, responded to this review, 23 July 2013
thank you!
I don't think I could have summed up better what we try to do and the way we try to do it!
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Worcestershire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Stayed here for my 60th Birthday in June,we love this hotel and have stayed here on numerous occasions it gets better every time ,the rooms are lovely,the views are fantastic and the food is wonderful.The staff are very friendly always happy to talk to you .We will be returning very soon.Thanks for a great stay.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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alsieb5980, Owner at The Harbour, responded to this review, 23 July 2013
Thank you so much!
I am planning on having my 60th here too!
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Newquay
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2013

perfect rooms and most amazing welcome by the stuff, the view is the best u can ever ask plus restaurant downstairs serving fresh fish with superb settings ... if u havent been defo need to visit.and also try the restaurant .. i promise u would not be dissapointed

Room Tip: room 1 with jacuzzi amaaaaazing
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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alsieb14, Owner at The Harbour, responded to this review, 20 July 2013
WOW! Thank you
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somerset
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Welcoming and friendly service started from the moment I spoke to Alan on the phone, to make my booking,until the moment we left with a cheery 'goodbye,safe journey home'.
We had two rooms- Good Intent,twin and Fly,a double which is advertised as the smallest in the Hotel,both were clean /tidy and had all the usual amenities for a comfortable stay.All rooms benefit from a balcony overlooking Newquay's Harbour and sat on these with a cool drink watching people go about their business is a great way to relax.
And the relaxed atmosphere of The Harbour and it's quiet location within Newquay,makes you forget that you are only a 5 minute stroll from the town centre and its beaches or Fristral Beach.
Breakfast again was a joy with a good selection of fresh fruits/cereals/juices plus Full English and other hot alternatives,all freshly cooked and served with a smile.
There is no car park at the Hotel but some free parking nearby,we had no problem,in the height of the summer this may be an issue,but I'm sure Alan will do his uppermost to assist. Can't wait to return!!

Room Tip: The Fly is the smallest room and it's layout, with the bed with it's headboard facing the wi...
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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alsieb14, Owner at The Harbour, responded to this review, 18 July 2013
Thank you very much for your kind words. We really appreciate your custom.
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milton keynes
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Reviewed 23 June 2013

family of 4 in 2 rooms, 3 nights.
Friendliness and helpfulness of all staff was extraordinary, hassle free experience all the way through. Oh, could I have this instead? - yes of course.
The restaurant majors on sea food which was brilliant, but also handles meat eaters and veges very well too.
Excellent value for money and away from the noisier side of NewQuay life.
All rooms have sea/harbour facing balconies with an ever changing view of harbour life
Thoroughly recommend it

Room Tip: parking may look difficult but we found somewhere every day for free close by
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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alsieb14, Owner at The Harbour, responded to this review, 28 June 2013
Thank you very much.
We really appreciate feedback of any kind, especially really nice ones!
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Property: The Harbour
Address: North Quay Hill, Newquay TR7 1HF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 105 B&Bs / Inns in Newquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Harbour 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Wonderful location.Relaxed unpretentious personal service.All bedrooms with balconies and all public rooms directly overlook the sea.Free wifi and fluffy duvets. ... more   less 
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