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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Bar area was great stayed open until late rooms were basic but exactly what we expected clean and enough room. Staff were really friendly and parking was easy. Breakfast was okay would 100% recommend for big groups

Thank Kristhomas5
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My surf club stayed at the escape for the first time this year for three days during the university national surf competition. We were looking for a nice hostel with friendly staff and a bed after a big night out and as a place to relax or get ready to go surfing. It was perfect for this and it out... More 

Thank sellyklater
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The staff is so friendly and is there to help you. The rooms are nice and beds are comfortable. Great bar downstairs where you can chill and chat with the staff. I will be returning hopefully soon. 10/10 recommend

Thank Cindywalsh3
Monza, Italy
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197 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I spent two nights with a group of 15 people since one of my group has booked in this hostel in order to save money... I shared a room with other three girls and we could't move inside because the two beds of three levels were so close that was not possible to stand at same time. Rooms are similar... More 

Thank wienerwalzer80
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with a few friends for a weekend in Newquay recently. Great atmosphere, great welcome from the owner Jerry and the Thai food is unbelievably good....in fact one of the group who used to live in Thailand said it was better than anything he had eaten out there!! Great value and highly recommended

Thank PandJode
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The bar had a great atmosphere and is a great place to start the night, the owner is extremely friendly and helpful. Also the location is great as can easily walk to all the bars and clubs, whilst also being minutes away from the beach. The rooms were all extremely clean and the beds were actually really comfy great value... More 

Thank Ssaha2014
Swansea County, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed as a group of 4 , room was comfortable, clean bedding ,hot water . Place itself was amazing . Would highly recommend it to anyone wanting a decent accommodation for a fair price Gerry the owner was awesome and made us feel welcome from the moment we walked in to the minute we left . Thank you

Thank GLewis-Jones
The_Escape, Owner at The Escape, responded to this review

Hi Gareth Thanks for the Great review it was a fantastic weekend made even better by a good bunch of guests i think 50% of the Central pub was from The Escape on that Saturday Night :) Gerry. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

All bad feedback will be families unhappy as it's clearly a stag/friend groups place. Great value, clean, nice beds. Do not pass up the Thai food made onsite. It is incredible. Owner is a really nice chap who obviously wants people to enjoy their stay. Be considerate outside as he is having a lot of trouble with locals.

Thank Lee J
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016

One of the best weekends I have had in years, group of 10 ladies on a girls weekend away, aged 24-45. Fantastic location, 5 minute walk to all the bars, beach, town. We all stayed in one room together and all agreed it was such a clean room with x2 showers, the beds were really comfortable (room 23) The escape... More 

Thank Louisesw100
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

First time I'd stayed in a hostel and was feeling a bit dubious! Couldn't have got it more wrong! Stayed here with 3 other girls the day before boardmasters festival and ended upstaying the night after boardmasters too (to avoid the 7 hour drive with no sleep!). Rooms were basic as you'd expect, but they were perfect for us and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Escape Hotel Newquay is a new type of Budget Surf Lodge that holds 150 people with wicked facilities and really friendly vibe run by young people for young people. Wifi is available and free parking.The rooms are mostly en-suite and the beds are in a bunk style. The Bar has a late residential licence open most nights till 4 am with pool table and a Bose sound system. Stag & Hen parties, same sex groups & under 18's are all welcome. We organize activities such as surfing, coasteering and go karting.The premises also hosts its own Thai Restaurant and take-away called "The Bird" offering traditional Thai cruisine cooked by Noam our chef all the way from Koh Lanta, Thailand. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Escape

Address: 1 Mount Wise, Newquay TR7 2BQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Price Range: $45 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Escape 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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The Escape Newquay, Cornwall
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“pick rooms away from the larger 14 bed dorms if you want a quieter stay”
 of 5 bubbles sellyklater, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Call Gerry he will help with whatever you need extra”
 of 5 bubbles Louisesw100, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Any hole`s a goal;)”
 of 5 bubbles tazbalboa, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask Gerry for his advise”
 of 5 bubbles garethdashmotors, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Large parties easily accommodated for, and for you singlets plenty of smaller rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles milesm730, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
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