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“Great place if you have a car”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Sunnycroft

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Sunnycroft
Ranked #88 of 97 St Austell B&B and Inns
Miami Beach, Fl
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28 reviews
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“Great place if you have a car”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2011

Unfortunately I was using buses and trains and there is no bus service nearby. I had to take a taxi to get to the bus station each day and the cost added up.
I had a single and as it had a queen size bed there wasn't much room. To open the closet, I had to move my suitcase. However, the comfortable bed made up for that.
James was a terrific host and the complimentary hot breakfasts were something to look forward to. The coffee was especially delicious. The best I had in Cornwall.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled solo
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2011

We stayed for two nights at Sunnycroft and were not disappointed.
A great welcome, useful advice about the locality/eateries etc. Clean and comfortable room, very tasty breakfast and nothing was too much trouble for our host James.
Would highly recommend Sunnycroft both for location to Cornwall attractions and for the quality of accommodation.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Quebec City, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2011

Warm reception, good room, very good breakfast in their beautiful solarium.

We had to leave our bicycle outside .

Room Tip: Room at the back more calm.
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  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2011

We thoroughly enjoyed our one night stay at Sunnycroft. It was ideally located for visiting the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan.
James was very helpful in giving us precise walking directions from the station and we received a warm welcome upon arrival. Our room was attractively decorated with luxury fabrics and a huge bed. We also appreciated the little extra touches like quality toiletries, a robe and shower cap. Although our room was at the front of the house we were not disturbed by the road noise. The communal areas were also welcoming and it was lovely having breakfast in the conservatory.
As other guests have mentioned, the breakfast was excellent, well cooked and just the right amount. It was nice to have a variety of fresh fruit as well.
James recommended we visit the harbour in Charlestown for dinner and we spent a very enjoyable evening wandering round the area before dining at the Rashleigh Arms, which I highly recommend for great food and very friendly service.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2011

Hi, just returned from a Mon to Fri break with my partner and his mother. We all enjoyed it very much. James, Sally and his mother were very nice and very friendly and did all they could to be helpful to us. We were allowed to use the place as our own even though it was not a hotel. The plus side is the hospitality, the breakfast, the cleanliness and the fact that nothing is too much trouble for James. Davids mothers room was lovely and big and quite luxurious. Our room was disapointing as it was too small for us really but it didnt matter as James allowed us to use the guest lounge too which was lovely so no moans!! None of us heard the traffic, none of us heard the other guests, it was peaceful and very nice. We will go again and I would recommend this B and B. Thankyou for everything from David and Hilary and Edith x

Room Tip: Ask for room 3, Eat out at Fowey at The boathouse.
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  • Stayed May 2011, travelled with family
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2011

We stayed for 2 nights. The breakfast was lovely, the king size bed was very comfortable and owners friendly. We would go back to this B&B again.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled as a couple
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benjiecornwall, Manager at Sunnycroft, responded to this review, 29 January 2011
Many thank yous for your kind review it is very much appreciated we hope to see you again in the future take care best wishes Sunnycroft
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2010

We stayed for 2 nights in October 2010 and chose to stay in St. Austell because it's close to the Eden Project.

Our room was a small double and, as previously stated, it really is small. We knew before (the owner was actually phoning us to confirm we're still happy with the choice) and weren't surprised by it. The interior is very nice, the whole house is tidy and clean. The breakfast was really good and it was nice to sit in the conservatory.
On a separate note - we had dinner at the Rashleigh Arms in Charlestown Harbour, which was good, inexpensive pub food and I would recommend this place very much. On the second evening we had dinner at the restaurant in Charlestown Harbour called Wreckers and it was overpriced and the food was lacking flavour, although the portions were huge and the place packed. Maybe a fried option would have done the trick?
A taxi from the b&b to the harbour were £7.50 return.

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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benjiecornwall, Manager at Sunnycroft, responded to this review, 29 January 2011
Many thank yous for your kind review it is very much appreciated we hope to see you again in the future take care best wishes Sunnycroft
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Property: Sunnycroft
Address: 28 Penwinnick Road, St Austell PL25 5DS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Austell
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Ranked #88 of 97 B&Bs / Inns in St Austell
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Hotel Class:4 star — Sunnycroft 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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