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Pencubitt House
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Liskeard
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Mount Vernon, Washington
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190 reviews
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“Beautiful location - inside & out”
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Pencubitt is a gorgeous house, very tastefully decorated, comfortably equipped and has spacious gardens and great views. It has a great location on the edge of Liskeard - an easy walk into town but it feels like you're out in the countryside. Patrick and Julie are most welcoming and helpful. Patrick is a great chef - both breakfast and dinner were very tasty and elegantly presented, using locally sourced ingredients. Beds are very comfy with down duvets. They clearly love what they are doing, and are very good at it.

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 February 2014

I stayed for just one night when working in Liskeard. The deal I had for a single person was a little expensive at £60 a night. I have not rated it lower because of that as I knew that when booking.
The breakfast was excellent.
I travelled by train and Pencubbit was just an easy 5 minute walk from the station. It would be perfectly possible to access lots of local places, Bodmin by train and (Lanhydrock- one of my favourite National Trust houses), Looe on the Looe valley train line, Polperro, by bus, and choose Pencubbit for a car free short break.
I had a lovely and very resonably priced evening meal which I pre ordered by email on my first night.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled solo
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

We were visiting family locally. Pencubitt was delightful. V clean and bright, beautifully presented. Excellent breakfast and very helpful obliging owners. We would stay there again without hesitation and highly recommend it.

Room Tip: Southside rooms are beautiful with glorious views
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Camberley, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 January 2014

Really lovely house and grounds with ample parking. Mine host welcomed us and could not have been more helpful, even helping me to charge my powered wheelchair in thier garage, so that it was undercover. Access was two single steps that were quite shallow to hall. No internal steps. All rooms upstairs. Grand manorial staircase with comfortable and shallow treads and good handrail to right. We had a front room with marvellous views and everything was spotless. Best breakfast I have ever had in a hotel. Delicious fresh fruit platter and yoghurt daily with wide choice of cooked foods.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

Beautiful house and gardens in a great location for accessing different parts of cornwall, very friendly and accomodating owners, Julie and Pat who do everything to make your stay perfect.
Very clean and quiet and you wouldn't know you were on the outskirts of Liskeard, with lovely rural views.
Beautifully decorated for christmas and superb breakfasts, will definately return

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

When my husband showed me the online pictures of this lovely hotel, I thought he was joking that we were staying there, it looked so classy and expensive. The reality lived up to all expectations and my only disappointment is that we were only staying for one night. We were warmly welcomed and shown up to our chosen room which was on the second floor, well worth the climb, the view from the bedroom the following morning was beautiful. The bed was huge and really comfortable, the room was warm and lovely and the bathroom with it's slipper bath in the centre of the room made it feel really special. The choice for breakfast was excellent, a gorgeous assortment of fresh fruit as well as cereals and local jams, followed by a variety of hot items if required. And all for an extremely reasonable price. The current owners have only been in situ for a few months but were fantastic hosts, I can't recommend this guest house highly enough.

Room Tip: I think we were in room 9, the website says it has a minimum 2 night stay requirement, not sure if t...
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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PencubittPat, Owner at Pencubitt House, responded to this review, 9 January 2014
Hello
Thankyou so much for your kind and generous review. Since taking over at the end of last August we really have met some wonderful guests who we regard as friends. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that you liked Room 9 as much as us. And thankyou for sharing your experience at Carnglaze Caverns with us...we will be recommending it to future guests and visiting ourselves.
Hopefully we will see you down here in Cornwall in the very near future, perhaps for a longer stay next time.
Kind Regards
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 December 2013

Lovely house in a good location for easy access to all parts of Cornwall. The hotel is difficult to fault, very comfortable, clean, quiet, excellent breakfasts with welcoming hosts and staff. We would certainly use it again next time we visit Cornwall.

Room Tip: First floor rooms are larger but don't all have good views.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Pencubitt House

Property: Pencubitt House
Address: Lamellion Cross, Liskeard PL14 4EB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Liskeard
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Liskeard
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pencubitt House near Liskeard in Cornwall features nine comfortable en-suite rooms together with a relaxing guest lounge and licensed bar where you can read, check emails, or simply enjoy a drink whilst overlooking the garden views and the beautiful rolling countryside of the Looe Valley. Pencubitt really is an ideal location for exploring South East Cornwall and Devon. Whether that be the local fishing villages of Looe and Polperro, the harbour town of Fowey, The Eden Project or the Lost Gardens of Heligan and with Dartmoor, Plymouth, Bodmin Moor, Lanhydrock and a day trip to Padstow less than an hour away - the choice is yours! We serve a traditional and hearty breakfast to set you up for your day! We can also offer afternoon Cream Teas, picnics and take-away continental breakfast. Our aim is to ensure you enjoy your stay with us in our relaxing and comfortable character home. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to Pencubitt. ... more   less 
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Pencubitt House Liskeard, Cornwall

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