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Lanhydrock Hotel and Golf Club
Ranked #2 of 9 Hotels in Bodmin
Certificate of Excellence
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Sorry but I can't give it five”
Reviewed 14 May 2013

I am sorry but I am out of line with other reviewers who have given the hotel five stars. I agree the staff are very friendly, helpful and charming but the food wasn't very good at all and the place is a bit like an aircraft hanger. I didn't really enjoy the stay and I would compare and contrast with Hotel Cornwall where I enjoyed the stay and the food. Perhaps its me?

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Lovely hotel, late arrival but reception still pleasant and welcoming.
Breakfast and bar area really nice, staff polite but not over attentive. Great food quality, freshly cooked as opposed to hot buffet style and choice.
Bedroom overlooking golf course, beautiful location and views.

Attention to detail in room decor which was modern but different to anywhere I've stayed before.
Would definitely return here and would hope to stay longer next time.
Highly recommended. I don't play golf but seems like a great location for this to me!

Maybe should consider a sign on the road from Exeter. I was a single female traveller unfortunately in dark and fog and sat nav took me down the country lane next to the venue so just beware. Easily rectified though!!

Room Tip: Not sure if they all overlook the golf course but this was definitely a plus for me!
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2013

Attended the hotel for a function. We had a nice function room overlooking the course with a balcony, so a perfect venue. A buffet was provided which looked excellent, but cheap margerine in the sandwiches ruined them. Why use margerine, ugh.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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clarebond, Owner at Lanhydrock Hotel and Golf Club, responded to this review, 8 May 2013
Thank you for your positive feedback on our venue and in particular our bedrooms. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Lanhydrock Hotel and Golf club. As a family run business, your mention of the taste of our "spreadable butter" not meeting with your approval has been noted and our Head Chef has been notified. We do appreciate you taking the time to bring this to our attention. Thank you and we hope to see you at Lanhydrock again very soon.
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Brean, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 April 2013

From our golf club on 19th to 21st of April it was our Captains away weekend, we have used this hotel and golf before and knew what to expect. In our party there was over 60 people. There was not one complaint from our group, the rooms were clean and tidy in excellent condition, a credit to the owners.
The golf course is a test of skill and well maintained, good course management is needed on certain holes.
That is the outline of what to expect. Now it gets better :- The food is of a very high quality well presented, plenty of it too , the chefs are approachable and up for a chat (when they are not busy and that is never).
The desk clerks have always a smile on their face and prepared to share some banter with you, now the service in the restaurant, the waiters and waitresses, nothing was too much trouble for them, polite, smiling and very efficient at their work, you have to remember we all sat down to eat at the same time and their were over 60 adults in our group, it must have been a nightmare for the chefs and staff, they all come out of it with full credit. The bar staff were friendly, polite and competent at their work, it must give them great pride to work in a great hotel.
It was our Captains weekend away and all the staff from at the hotel made it a great weekend for all of us.
I for one will be back to this great hotel.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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Stornoway, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2013

Spent 5 days here at a conference, for which there were good facilities. But the main things are the staff, who were unfailingly helpful and the food, which was excellent, especially the "traditional" puddings. Well priced.

Room Tip: ask for a room overlooking the golf course (1st or ground floor).
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled solo
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Somerset
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2013

We stayed at the hotel for two nights, the staff were so friendly and helpful. A real pleasure to talk to them and they clearly enjoyed what they were doing. The rooms were really nice, modern, clean and nice views of the golf course. The food was really good and very good value in the bar.
We will most certainly be staying here again this year.

Room Tip: Ask for a room over looking the golf course.
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2013 via mobile

Visited the Lanhydrock as celebrating a birthday. The set lunch was very good value and the food you could not fault. If you can fit it in after your main meal have either the home made apple crumble and custard or bread and butter pudding, portions are a good size. The home made burger is very tasty and very filling! The service and staff were very accommodating,helpful and attentive, nothing was too much to ask. The setting looking over the main golf course is very relaxing and one can imagine on a lovely summers day extremely appealing to have lunch outside and enjoy the views. The restaurant is not over priced and good value for money. This is our second visit as we last visited on Boxing Day last year for lunch, there were 20 family members and the food was excellent. We will definitely visit again.

Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Lanhydrock Hotel and Golf Club
Address: Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin PL30 5AQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Bodmin
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 9 Hotels in Bodmin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Lanhydrock Hotel and Golf Club 3*
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury Hotel and Golf Course in Bodmin, North Cornwall The acclaimed Lanhydrock Hotel and Golf Club is a luxury hotel in Cornwall, located on the outskirts of the old county town of Bodmin in the heart of the county. Easily accessible via the A30/A38, Lanhydrock is only one hour's drive from Exeter and boasts one of the finest golf courses in Cornwall along with a brand new purpose built Fitness Suite. Our central location makes an ideal base for holidays and short breaks in Cornwall. The hotel is a stone's throw from the Eden Project and within easy driving distance of the coast, moor and several great Cornwall attractions. UK golf hotel in a tranquil corner of Cornwall Owned and managed by the Bond Family, who created the Jack Nicklaus Course at St Mellion, Lanhydrock provides a beautiful 18 hole course which is set in mature parkland complemented by contemporary 44 bedroom accommodation with conference and function facilities. The area provides fantastic and varied attractions including the nearby Lanhydrock National Trust House, Eden Project and Fowey. Padstow and Truro are also only a short drive away. We are also very close to the Camel Trail, a popular cycling and recreational route that links Bodmin with Padstow, predmoniantly along a disused railway line and taking in the beautiful Camel Estuary. If you plan a golfing holiday, business or leisure break in a Cornwall hotel, Lanhydrock Hotel and Golf Club in Bodmin, north Cornwall, is the place for you. A picturesque wedding venue in Cornwall Lanhydrock Hotel hosts a range of stylish and friendly weddings throughout the year. We specialise in provising a personlised, attentive service to every couple, ensuring that your day goes smoothly and you have everything you need. Whether a ceremony or reception, we offer beautiful photo opportunities, delicious food and spacious wedding suites. ... more   less 
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