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Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

We came here june 2015 for a 8 days which was our honeymoon. HOTEL PARKING we easily parked in our designated space (make sure to book early on this as v. Limited parking) £5 per day is charged to park rhere but is so worth it. RECEPTION We were greeted at reception by a lovely lady who checked us in...

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BDMay, General Manager at Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

What can I say, wow, such a lovely review! You obviously had a fantastic stay with us, and it is obvious that you appreciated the level of service and quality of rooms and food that we work hard to deliver. It is clear that you have read other reviews where guests did not find all aspects of their stay satisfactory,...

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We are regular visitors to Newquay as we love the place. It's got great dog friendly pubs of which this is the best & has great beaches which you can see from here. This pub is spacious, modern & welcoming. The staff are top notch ready to accomodate you & make you & your pooch feel welcome! Its really nice...

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BDMay, General Manager at Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your visit to us. It is lovely when guests give positive reviews, and as a dog owner I fully understand how important finding a good pub/restaurant which allows dogs in can be. We also know that not everyone likes dogs, so are fortunate to have a large venue, where dogs are welcome on the hard floored...

Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

What can I say made to feel very welcome on our arrival. Had a few beers and lunch which were both very good. Seb was an outstanding host hats off to the young man. All the staff were very professional thank you all very much.

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BDMay, General Manager at Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Steam Bar & Restaurant at Great Western Hotel. As you say it is a lovely location to enjoy locally brewed St Austell Brewery beers with a spot of lunch. I am pleased you found our team professional, we all love it when our customers appreciate the service we provide. We hope you stop in...

Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

It was a great hotel for the price. Perfect for me and my partner's anniversary. The view is the most excellent. Staff were very friendly and courteous, gave us all the info and help we needed during our stay in Cornwall. It is very much worth the extra £15 for the premium rooms, and make sure to get a room...

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BDMay, General Manager at Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us, I am so pleased you enjoyed your anniversary. Our premium rooms do have lovely views. The team here understand how important good service is, and always do whatever they can to ensure guests have an enjoyable stay, we look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Stockport
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I can't praise this hotel enough, the staff were friendly and helpful. The coastal views from the restaurant and gardens are fantastic. I choose a coastal view bedroom and didn't want to leave the room as it was lovely just watching the surfers and the sea rolling in. What also appealed to me was the fact that I didn't have...

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BDMay, General Manager at Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a complimentary review. We are fortunate to have some outstanding views of the Cornish coastline, from Steam Bar & Restaurant, and our superior and premium rooms. I have been working here for almost 9 years and I never tire of the view, and think it looks totally different at different times of the day and...

Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We have stayed at the great western a few times this time (March 2016) my partner was taken poorly the staff helped with ambulance, reassurance everything and on our return 1 day later they had upgraded us to a peaceful sea view room so great western staff thanks your all stars

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BDMay, General Manager at Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We all hope that your partner is feeling better. We are so pleased that you appreciated everyone’s support when you needed it, when someone is a guest in the hotel we firmly believe that we treat them as we would a member of our own family or a...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

The staff were really friendly and location was great, just across the road from the train station which was great after our long journey. The room had a really nice sea view, only downfall was it was so hot in the room and throughout the whole hotel but was nice to have the window open and listen to the sea....

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BDMay, General Manager at Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We had a really busy Easter as the road to the beach re-opened on Good Friday and it was fantastic for the team to see the restaurant full again. I am pleased you were able to enjoy the terrace, the weather let us down a little, although it was beautiful on the...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Booked in February for a 4 day break on 17 March. Phoned hotel direct as i wanted to book a specific room. Told by receptionist this room was available and wouldn't be a problem. Arrived at hotel to be told i had been given a totally different room on a different floor. Room turned out to be ok but not...

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BDMay, General Manager at Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dannyman, Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. I am sorry we were unable to give you your requested room, we do try to allocate a requested room wherever possible, but on some occasions due to maintenance issues or a previous guest extending their stay, it is not possible, apologies if you were not advised of...

West Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2016

First time being at cornwall.. was given a lovely size room, staff was all friendly from check in to check out, really helpful. Bed was really comfy, we did not try food from here as we eat out the two nights we stayed here, amazing view! Would stay again!

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BDMay, General Manager at Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay, hopefully this will not be your only visit to Cornwall. The beds in our premium and superior rooms are handmade in Plymouth, and many guests comment on how comfortable they are. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Manchester England
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This was our 2nd time at this hotel and we was lucky enough to be given a free upgrade to room 217 which is 'The Honeymoon Suite' The room was quite large with 1 lovely big window which gave the room a great deal of light. Also a side window. The Bathroom was big with a full size bath and...

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BDMay, General Manager at Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with again. Room 217 does have an exceptionally good panoramic view, with the harbour, Great Western Beach and the coastline to the east all visible from the windows. Many of our guests in this room choose to have breakfast in their room and sit in the window watching the day unfold below....

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 3 star Great Western Hotel in Newquay is a perfect spot to stay, eat and drink on Cornwall’s breathtaking Atlantic coastline. Set in the heart of Newquay, with a superb sea view, clifftop garden and terrace and only a few steps from the golden sandy beach and the sea, the Great Western Hotel offers some of the best value accommodation* in Newquay for relaxation, informality and comfort. Steam, the Hotel bar and restaurant, offers the best in informal dining and socialising throughout the day and into the evening, with a menu of locally sourced dishes which blend Cornwall with the Mediterranean. All the food is freshly prepared and locally sourced where possible while the well stocked and stylish bar offers a full range of drinks. For a weekend break or a holiday in Newquay, The Great Western Hotel offers a great seaside location to enjoy your time in Cornwall. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Great Western Hotel

Address: Cliff Road | Narrowcliff, Newquay TR7 2NE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Price Range: $69 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Great Western Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Great Western Hotel Newquay, Cornwall
Great Western Newquay
Hotel Great Western
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Newquay
#15 Romantic Hotel in Newquay
#16 Family Hotel in Newquay
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