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The Thirsty Scholar

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18 West Street, Penryn, Falmouth TR10 8EW England See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
3 Star accommodation
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28 Oct.29 Oct.
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Although I live in Cornwall I have never been to Penryn before. It was a special friends birthday at the rugby social club so I was looking for accommodation. Despite some dubious reviews I decided to book at The Thirsty Scholar. On arriving in Penryn...More

Thank Glyn T
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Positive of this b&b is the excellent location. A stone throw from links to Falmouth, Truro and Mylor. Highly recommend to use as a base to explore but only if you don’t plan on spending much time in the b&b itself. Someone came in to...More

Thank Juliet M
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This establishment is very comfortable and in a central location. The staff and management are most welcoming. The bedroom was good and a most comfortable double bed. It looks likes it has been updated as well, unfortunately the electric shower did tend to go from...More

Thank TimTimLondon
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Having read the reviews I was expecting a little more. However, I can not complain reference value for money. A good sized room with a large double bed was only spoilt by some dated decor. A good sized bathroom had everything I needed for the...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Another enjoyable visit to this cosy pub! We opted for the pizzas and we found them to be very enjoyable and priced ok for value. Atmosphere is relaxed with a mixed bag of locals, tourists and students. Beer garden could do with a refresh though!

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USD 95 - USD 104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Falmouth > Penryn
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United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Falmouth > Penryn
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10 September 2018|
Response from Glyn T | Reviewed this property |
I think it's 11.30 until 11 although I was there of a Saturday and they closed at 12. You obviously get a front door ad well as a room key so you can come and go as pleased. I hope this helps Glyn
3 September 2016|
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"Bed was really comfortable, and lovely shower"
26 Jun. 2017
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"The main road is single one-way with limited parking, so check where you are going to park over-night."
9 Nov. 2016
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"dont count on parking nearby."
21 Sep. 2016
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"Comfy, clean, atmospheric rooms"
28 Mar. 2016
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