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Althea Library
Ranked #3 of 55 Padstow B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Excellent location, only a few minutes from the centre, but away from the hubbub! Car park a godsend in such a busy place. Hosts were very welcoming and friendly. They seem to have thought of everything you might want in the room which was very clean and comfortable Super breakfast. Comfortable lounge area for the use of guests.

Room Tip: Green room was quite spacious, but be aware of the sloping ceilings.
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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

A lovely place to stay
Great location a short walk into Padstow
A place with parking such a bonus
Very clean and comfortable
Room with special touches ironing board/iron/hairdryer/fridge with bottled water & fresh milk/various coffees/teas/bath robes /complimentary newspaper each morning
Amazing breakfast
Hosts very accommodating
Hopefully we will visit again very soon

Room Tip: The Yellow Room
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

Felt very welcome and location was excellent, having the car park was a real good bonus. Owners could not do enough and having breakfast served in the room was a really nice touch. Walking distance for the centre.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a peaceful retreat in busy Padstow, you would be wise to take a look at Althea Library B&B.

Greeted on arrival, you immediately feel at home with friendly but unobtrusive hosts, a nicely furnished bedroom and lounge area with all the little extras thought of!

A superb location, only a few minutes walk into town, with onsite parking which can be hard to find. I highly recommend Althea to anyone looking for quality accommodation in Padstow!

Stayed: August 2014
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

Absolutely brilliant break staying here at Althea Library, a perfect location only a few minutes walk away from the centre of Padstow (and with off street parking, what a bonus!). The room (the Green Room) was immaculate, spacious, comfortable and had so many special touches - mini fridge with fresh milk, bathrobes, fluffy towels, St Kitts herbery shampoo/body lotion, WiFi, TV with digital channels. Geoff and Jane have thought about everything!
The breakfast is out of this world - a vast collection of cereals, granola, poached fruit followed by an awesome full english using local produce of clearly high quality.
We couldn't recommend Althea Library enough, we have stayed at many B&B's which should take a lesson from Geoff and Jane on how to really run a top B&B!

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

This was our first visit to Padstow and our first stay at Althea Library. Geoff, Jane & Russell made us feel like we were staying with friends, they were very welcoming and we relaxed totally. We stayed in the Yellow Room as a double, very spacious, lovely bathroom with shower and everything you need. I loved the idea of having a fridge which came in handy as we were lucky with the weather & it was very hot.
Would not hesitate to recommend this hotel to anyone. We hope to visit again sometime in the future.
Thank you Jane & Geoff, I felt very spoilt.

Room Tip: We stayed in the Yellow Room & can only speak about this one. Superb
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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

The owners made you very welcome and the room we had (Green Room) was to a very high standard with every little thing you may need during your stay was thought of and in your room. The room was very clean and comfortable. Our stay was for 4 nights and we cannot rate this hotel highly enough. Would recommend this hotel to everyone and will certainly stay there again.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Althea Library

Address: 27 High Street, Padstow PL28 8BB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Padstow
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 55 B&Bs / Inns in Padstow
Price Range: £96 - £120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Grade II Listed Building, converted from a school/library and situated in the oldest part of Padstow near the Parish Church and a 5 minute walk from the harbour, shops and excellent restaurants. ... more   less 
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Althea Library Padstow, Cornwall

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