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“Great location in Padstow”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Metropole Hotel

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Metropole Hotel
Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Padstow
Certificate of Excellence
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“Great location in Padstow”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Couldn't fault the staff, everyone was very helpful and the location was excellent. The hotel is a stones throw from the seafront and harbour. We parked the car in the car park and simply walked around for two days, perfect. The hotel is located just behind Rick Stein's Seafood Restaurant and within easy walking distance of pubs, cafés, restaurants and the harbour which is the hub of the village.

We had a room overlooking the sea so we did have superb views. However I would say that the room was just ok. Having paid almost £400 for two nights it fell below my expectations. Furniture was worn and the room itself need refurbishing. We only had breakfast which was very good and the views from the restaurant were also very good. I had heard before booking that Padstow was expensive. It is, but all in all we had a great time and I would recommend a visit.

Room Tip: Our sea view room had a good view but it was nothing special. You pay a premium for the sea view but...
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

We had the pleasure of staying at The Metropole Hotel from the 7th to the 10th July.
Our accommodation was very good, the food was excellent and the staff were first class. Nothing was too much trouble for them. We commented to our waitress at dinner on our last evening how delicious the amuse bouche was on our first evening there, and, by the end of dinner, chef had written out the recipe for us !,
We had a room with a balcony overlooking the estuary and spent many a happy hour just relaxing and people watching.
I do not enjoy particularly good health, but the short break was just what we needed to recharge our batteries.
Thanks everyone for making our holiday such a happy, relaxing one.
Betty M.

Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bere Ferrers, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

This is our third visit this year to one of our favourite hotels in a lovely place. The staff here are excellent, particularly Yurena our superb waitress, and the food is always top class! The views from the hotel over the Camel estuary and Padstow are tremendous!

Room Tip: Go for a sea/river view, it's worth it!
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

We booked this hotel because of its locality in Padstow. We stayed for two nights to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary.
It's a lovely, elegant hotel. It's got all of its original features from when it was built over 100 years ago.
We stayed a sea view room, which was huge, very clean and nicely furnished. The ensuite had a bath and a separate shower, again very clean. To welcome us there was a bottle of prosecco and a card from the staff, which was a lovely touch.
Reception staff were very friendly, especially, Emma, as were the waiting staff in the dining room. The breakfasts had lots of choice, pastries, fruit, cold meat, cheese, cereals, while the hot choices were cooked fresh and were very enjoyable.
I would not hesitate to return, hopefully soon.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Melissa H, General Manager at Metropole Hotel, responded to this review, 11 July 2014
Dear dac14,

Thank you for your lovely review. I am so pleased we were able to make your anniversary a special one.

I am delighted you enjoyed your room and service and I will certainly be delighted to pass on your thanks to all the teams and especially Emma.

I hope we are able to welcome you back soon.

Kind regards

Melissa Harris
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

Just come back from a short break at the Metropole to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We booked with two friends and had a simply fabulous time, going out to Rick Stein's Seafood Restaurant for a fantastic meal.

Room Tip: If you can afford it go for a sea/river facing Premier Double Room.
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Melissa H, General Manager at Metropole Hotel, responded to this review, 11 July 2014
Dear Peter G,

Thank you for taking the time to write your review.

Im so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us for your anniversary. I do hope you will be back to visit us soon.

Many thanks

Melissa Harris
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

We came for Saturday and Sunday night, just got home.
Once again we have had a brill time.
Every one is so friendly and pleased to see us back.
The meals are to a very high standard, and can not be
Faulted in any way.
The rooms are also to a very good standard.
Thank you to everyone.

Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Melissa H, General Manager at Metropole Hotel, responded to this review, 11 July 2014
Dear Vanessa B,

Many thanks for your lovely review.

Im delighted you had such a great stay with us and thank you for your comments about our food and service. I will certainly be passing on your thanks to all the teams here.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Kind regards

Melissa Harris
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

Had a great evening here with friends,on our ruby anniversary. The staff were very friendly and made use very welcome. We had a lovely meal in the restaurant with great views looking across the bay to Rock.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Metropole Hotel

Property: Metropole Hotel
Address: Station Road, Padstow PL28 8DB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Padstow
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Padstow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Metropole Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 58
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pride of Padstow Located in one of the most enviable positions on the north Cornwall coast, the Metropole offers stunning sea and harbour views, traditional style bedrooms and delicious AA rosette dining in the Harbour Restaurant. Complete with an outdoor pool and spa treatments, enjoy a truly Cornish welcome. ... more   less 
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