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Cassandra Guest House
Ranked #23 of 83 Plymouth B&B and Inns
Taunton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

Clean & tidy throughout, fantastic breakfast lots of choice... juice,cereal,full English,toast,tea/coffee. Great location right beside Plymouth Hoe, short walk to Theatre Royal/shops/restaurants/The Barbican........Will be using again..thanks

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank Howard P
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013

The rooms here are very pokey and outdated. Their is one shower-room which is shared and you can hear all people's activities!! Although the breakfast was served hot it was tasteless and cheap. Others waited half an hour for their breakfast to arrive!! Close to all amenities but not a comfortable stay.

Room Tip: Ok for a last minute find
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank topcat210869
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lichfield
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85 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2013

I went to Plymouth with my family for my son's graduation ceremony.We stayed at the Cassandra which is owned by Judy and Jeff and booked 2 en-suite roomsThey have family rooms and double rooms.Everything was very clean,the beds were really comfortable,excellent flat screen TVs,tea/coffee in rooms and we were allowed to order take-away food and eat it in our rooms!Judy and Jeff are lovely,friendly people who can't do enough for you.They let me park my car in their yard as there were no spaces and Judy even parked it for me as it was a bit of a tricky space.Jeff kindly drove it out and parked it in a space on the road while we were at the graduation.Breakfast also was perfect.The B&B is in a quiet road 5 mins walk from the Hoe with its beautiful views and very near to the town centre,the Uni and Barbican.I cannot fault anything about the Cassandra and would recommend it to anyone who wants to stay in Plymouth..

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank travellergirl2000
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London
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26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2013

The owners are very welcoming and friendly at the Cassandra and if you're travelling in by train the place is fine in terms of location; a quick cab ride from the station in a nice little part of town.

The seafront is close by and both the Hoe and Barbican (the two main areas of interest) are within walking distance. The owners are very helpful with directions as required.

The breakfast here is top class. For the money you pay for the stay it is really fantastic. The breakfast room is nicely set up as well.

The rooms are the main issue with the place being very old fashioned and in some cases, very small. A refurb and new beds would be a good idea. Also the shower facilities are shared so if you've got a problem with this - be aware.

If you're in need of a cheap base run by nice people the Cassandra is a good choice. Don't expect the earth for the money thought!

Room Tip: Room 3 is quite good. Avoid 2 which is tiny.
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Redders2010
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Swindon, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2012

I stayed one night here in December. Prior to my stay they were really friendly, called me on the day I was due to check in to see if I needed anything and approximately what time I would arrive. When I arrived, I was greeted warmly by the manager and her child, I asked for an iron and I was given an ironing board and iron to carry all the way up to my room along with my luggage which was on the top floor! Then during the night I woke up because I couldn't sleep and the room was freezing, they had turned of the heating and I couldn't get it back on. Because it was the middle of the night there was no one to contact so I just had to deal with it!

Next day I ordered a full english breakfast which was good, the other manager was extremely friendly, called me by my name etc. However when I decided to leave my luggage to collect later on, it was left in the dining room unlocked and when I came to pick it up it was still there. Luckily nothing was missing but I had a laptop in my bag, amongst other things. Also there was no wifi which was very disappointing for me.

I don't think I'll ever stay here again.

Room Tip: Bring extra warm pjs if you're going in the winter.
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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank darling_la
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Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2011

Stayed at many different B&B's in Plymouth for business and have settled on the Cassandra as being the best overall. The rooms are clean and the beds very comfy. Breakfast is more than ample and the owners are very helpfull. For the money you won't find better. Dan ashtray marketing.

  • Stayed October 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Dannydrago
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2011

This was a flying visit to a special event, we were late booking which was foolish as the event meant heavy bookings over the whole week. We were very grateful to find the Cassandra had availablity.
The owners are lovely, warm and generous people which almost made up for the rather crowded, tired rooms and uncomfortable beds.

Likes:
Warmth of Welcome, Brilliant Shower- better than many hotels, Solid Breakfast, great owners.

Dislikes:
Uncomfortable bed, tired decoration, poor/no parking.

As there are so many low-price hotel offers this could be a problem for the Cassandra.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Greystew
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Property: Cassandra Guest House
Address: 13 Crescent Avenue | The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 3AN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Plymouth
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 83 B&Bs / Inns in Plymouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Cassandra Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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