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Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Set back from a main road on the outskirts of Bodmin, this historic property provided a great overnight stay during our journey to western Cornwall. Our room was in a rear annex and tastefully furnished with good facilities. The staff were very friendly and cooked an excellent breakfast!

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Lynn J, Owner at St Benet's Abbey, responded to this review

We are glad that we could help enhance your visit to Cornwall and very much appreciate your custom and your nice review.

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Extremely lovely place to stay, , very handy for touring this area of cornwall,ease of access to main link roads, yet in a quiet by road, excellent parking, free wi-fi, good housekeeping, good food and cosy, well-fitted rooms. Hosts kind and helpful, always on hand. First class security.

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Lynn J, Owner at St Benet's Abbey, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post us a nice review. We hope we can welcome you back to stay in the future.

Croxley Green, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This B&B is run by a lovely couple who ensure a warm welcome and enjoyable stay. Our room and en suite bathroom were clean and the bed very comfortable, I usually have trouble sleeping away from home but not this time. Breakfast is cooked to order with good choice and will satisfy all tastes. No pre-cooked , kept warm offerings...

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Lynn J, Owner at St Benet's Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and helpful review. We are glad that we were able to make your stay an enjoyable one and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Comfortable room and excellent service at this family run B&B. Breakfast, a great shower, large, tidy rooms, plus free wifi were all highlights. As was the handy location just off the A30, near a lovely village with one of the best fish and chip restaurants i've visited. Stayed 3 nights, with friends and would do so again as the location...

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Lynn J, Owner at St Benet's Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. You were lovely guests and we enjoyed looking after you all. We are glad you had a good stay and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic stay, highly recommended for couples and families. Warm welcome, comfy bed, delicious breakfast and perfect surroundings. Many thanks to the family for a lovely stay we hope to bring our whole family along next time.

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Lynn J, Owner at St Benet's Abbey, responded to this review

We hope to welcome you and your family back in the not too distant future and we enjoyed looking after you. Thank you for taking the time to post us a nice review.

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The photos on tripadvisor make St Benet's Abbey look nice, but place was huge disappointment. Room 9 was a real dump, even though it wasn't cheap. VERY damp, with mould everywhere, with a loo & tiny shower squashed into a very small closet-type space. No wifi, so had to sit in their rather unpleasant reception area to get the internet....

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Lynn J, Owner at St Benet's Abbey, responded to this review

We are always disappointed when people's expectations are not met when they stay. However, in this instance, you as the author of this review were not a guest that stayed with us and were merely dropping your son off. Your son did not seem to have any issue with his experience here. To respond directly to each of your points...

newzealand
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We arrived at St Benet's to find other New Zealanders (and relatives of the owner, JJ), also just arrived. This was an interesting and fun start to an excellent 4-night stay at the old Abbey, which we used as a base for exploration of the Cornwall area. The Abbey is well located for day trips along the north and south...

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Lynn J, Owner at St Benet's Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing us a informative and kind review. We enjoyed having you stay with us and hope you choose to visit us if you are back in England again in the future.

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were welcomed by the friendly Owner who showed us around and to our room. It was a good sized room with en-suite facilities and a comfortable bed. The staff were also friendly and very helpful. The dining room was spotless and the Breakfast was cooked to perfection. Location is good for visiting Eden Project, Bodmin Moor, Looe and Polperro....

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Lynn J, Owner at St Benet's Abbey, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review and we hope to be able to welcome you back again in the future.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Wonderful old building with lots of charm. Reasonable sized rooms with good bathrooms. Excellent breakfasts to set you up for the day and a bar for a relaxing drink in the evening. Close to lots of major sights in Cornwall so ideally placed for a base. Be warned though - at the moment, Bodmin is completely dug up and impossible...

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Lynn J, Owner at St Benet's Abbey, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and useful info. We very much enjoyed looking after you and hope you come back in the future - when they have completed all the work in Bodmin!

Lewes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A comfortable B&B in an interesting ancient building. Very easy to find as it is close to the A30 junction but surprisingly little traffic noise (it is in a valley). Well run and organised, a nice bed and a good breakfast. What else can you ask for ? (Oh and there is even a bar !).

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Lynn J, Owner at St Benet's Abbey, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for taking the time to post us a review of your stay, we very much appreciate it.

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about St Benet's Abbey

Address: Truro Road, Lanivet, Bodmin PL30 5HF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Bodmin > Lanivet
Price Range: $114 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — St Benet's Abbey 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“There is a bit of traffic noise so request a room at the back if you wish to sleep with the window open.”
moiraj11, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rooms over the back are quieter, but all rooms have a view.”
880lorraine, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room at the back of the Abbey was lovely and quiet, looking out on an old Tower, which was very quaint.”
caropete, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 has a four poster bed.”
Brendan1958, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room at the rear of the building has lovely views of the old tower, and are quieter.”
C7421TCsarahm, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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