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Penarth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

This Hotel is in a stunning position overlooking the bay. The walk into town is approximately 10 minutes away which enabled us to leave the car in the Hotel and explore the area. We decided to take a trip up the Fal river to Truro. This is not to be missed. The food in the Royal Duchy was of a... More 

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1 Thank SueSully
BrendHotels, Front Office Manager at The Royal Duchy Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the hotel. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We certainly do have a fantastic location and the terrace is a wonderful place to watch the world go by! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future More 

Southampton
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Our stay in the latest added room to the Royal Duchy was excellent. With views over the sea to Pendennis Castle, walk in shower, TV in the bathroom etc., coupled with the usual excellent service, food and facilities, we could not have asked for more

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1 Thank valeriea827
BrendHotels, Front Office Manager at The Royal Duchy Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the hotel. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay in our new room 211 - its proving to be very popular! We look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit More 

Sidmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Having stayed at this hotel many times before and been satisfied, unfortunately not so this time.Staff and room were excellent but unfortunately the food has become far to' cheffie '[whatever happened to good old fashioned food]'and on first night had to wait 40 minutes for starter. The entertainment on the Tuesday evening was totally inappropriate,far too loud,kiling any conversation.

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2 Thank johnH5389SA
BrendHotels, Front Office Manager at The Royal Duchy Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the hotel. We are very proud of our two AA rosettes for our cuisine in the Pendennis Restaurant and I am sorry that your dining experience with us was not to your taste on this occasion. I hope you will join us for another stay in the future. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We stayed in a de luxe sea view room (114), which was comfortable and quiet. There was a room safe and a mini-bar (usual excessive prices), towelling robes and slippers and face flannels all within the rate charged. Basic coffee and tea supplies with biscuits, and a small welcome box of delicious truffles. Staff were immediately friendly and helpful, and... More 

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1 Thank Rosemary S
BrendHotels, Front Office Manager at The Royal Duchy Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the hotel. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and we were able to make your dining experience a positive one. Our Chefs are more than happy to amend the menus to accommodate any special requirements and I am pleased that you enjoyed dining with us. I hope we... More 

Falmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Our book club met here for lunch and we were treated like royalty, nothing was too much trouble, they accomodated to each one of our individual needs during lunch, the chef adapted the menu accordingly. Our waitress Daisy was a delight,she kept topping up the bottles of water and wine and was extremely helpful and accomodating. The lunch choice was... More 

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BrendHotels, Front Office Manager at The Royal Duchy Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your visit to the Royal Duchy. Its lovely to read that we were able to make the lunch such a memorable one and you felt like royalty! I am sure that Daisy will be pleased to be mentioned. We look forward to welcoming you all back for a future visit More 

Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The Royal Duchy is a friendly, comfortable, bright hotel. The staff are all amazing. I can't praise the hotel enough. The Pendennis restaurant serves delicious food. We had a relaxed break at this hotel a 10 minute walk from the town including the National Maritime Museum. Well worth a visit.

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BrendHotels, Front Office Manager at The Royal Duchy Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments they are very much appreciated! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you will return for another visit the next time you are in Falmouth More 

Shenley, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We went to this hotel for a week in May.The hotel was excellent.The staff are excellent and the food was very good It is not cheap.We had a room overlooking the sea.Outside there was a patio with table and chairs and umbrellas.Then there was a grass area with layout beds.The only slight problem was that the service in the restaurant... More 

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BrendHotels, Front Office Manager at The Royal Duchy Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the hotel. I am pleased to see that everything was to your satisfaction. We freshly cook all our dishes to order in the restaurant and I am sorry that you experienced delays. I hope we can welcome you back to the hotel in the future More 

Telford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

There is a great deal to like about the Royal Duchy hotel. Reception, the hall porter and the standard of housekeeping were excellent. The location is very good indeed and our sea view from the room was very attractive. BUT on two days the evening meals and breakfasts,and the speed of service, were severely deficient. The dining room has a... More 

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3 Thank John_C187050
BrendHotels, Front Office Manager at The Royal Duchy Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the hotel. I am sorry that your dining experience was not to your satisfaction. We try to keep waiting times to a minimum in the restaurant but as all of our dishes are freshly cooked to order there may be slight delay. Thank you for your comments regarding our front of house and housekeeping... More 

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Having stayed at the Victoria Hotel in Sidmouth last Spring and been very impressed with the hotel we decided to book four nights at the Royal Duchy, Falmouth (part of the Brend group). Once again, the décor and furnishings in all areas are of a very high standard. We had booked a superior room with an inland view. It should... More 

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BrendHotels, Front Office Manager at The Royal Duchy Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. I am delighted to see that on the whole you enjoyed your stay with us. We will pass your comments on to those concerned and mention the towels to our laundry supplier. I hope we can welcome you back to the Royal Duchy on a future visit to Falmouth. More 

Bideford
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Every aspect lovely. Extremely friendly, helpful staff. Immaculately clean. Room was boiling hot at night even with window open. Unrivalled views out of the window & easy walking distance to the town.

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Thank you for your review of the hotel. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that we can welcome you back for another visit in the future More 

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Additional Information about The Royal Duchy Hotel

Address: The Royal Duchy Hotel Cliff Road, Falmouth TR11 4NX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Falmouth
Price Range: $169 - $355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Royal Duchy Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Royal Duchy Hotel
Royal Duchy Falmouth
The Royal Duchy Hotel Falmouth, Cornwall
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Falmouth
#9 Family Hotel in Falmouth
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“Room 216, sea view”
 of 5 bubbles shirleyannl, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room at the rear was very comfortsble”
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“second floor facing the sea”
 of 5 bubbles DavidYateley, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 119 which had sea view above the restaurant very nice”
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“we had five rooms all of which were good”
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