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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We were very happy with our stay at The Escape and you will be as well if you remember it is a hostel and set you expectations right. The room was just fine, we slept well and the size accommodated us easily. We had an en-suite, but check the room descriptions carefully. The host is really friendly and helpful as... More 

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Cannot recommend the staff here enough - super friendly, super helpful and just all around legends. We came through last minute, and all the staff really took the trouble to look after us and make us feel right at home. Great vibe, great people and everything you could want in Newquay right by your door.

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1 Thank Ali B
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great time, felt very welcome and safe, met loads of great people. Everyone here extremely friendly, kind, and made sure we always had something to do! Would 100% come again and have already recommended that friends come out! Loved it thanks Gerry!!

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2 Thank Tasha S
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Fab week, great people and friendly staff! Lots to do. Also alot of friendly people. Loads of things to do nearby and a small walk from the town and also the beach. Thanks for the week gerry, it was one too remember. See you again next year :) :) :)

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1 Thank Jay M
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Surf took a while to arrive, but hands down best place I have stayed at and value for money is awesome. Food is great, Thai restaurant next door that has amazing food and friendliest staff around hands down.

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1 Thank Brett W
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

Right from the initial point of contact Gerry has been nothing but outstanding as a host. Organising for 20 people, accommodation, 3 square meals a day, surfing, coasteering, mountain biking was made an actual pleasure by Gerry's warm and welcoming business approach. The rooms were clean, well presented, with great sea views and security was never an issue. Although basic,... More 

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2 Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I have had the best time at this place the owners and staff have been amazing and so accommodating to our every need! Need some water 7:30 the morning after? they'll look after you. Need some breakfast to tame that hangover? They got you covered. Beds were clean and super comfy, the toilets and showers were great and everyone we... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

We ended up booking the Escape as a last resort and could only get a room for 4 which cost £270 for 2 nights. The room was a big cupboard with 2 bunk beds and a sink, no wardrobes, no drawers, no TV, no towels and no air con. I don't know if the beds were clean or not but... More 

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gez11, Owner at The Escape, responded to this review

Hi Doug Not sure why you are referring us as a Hotel as we don't refer to ourselves as being a Hotel not on our website not on Booking.com or on TripAdvisor. We are defiantly a Hostel Surf Lodge we do NOT supply towels we also do NOT charge £270 for our non ensuite rooms for 4 unless it was... More 

bristol
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5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We arrived a bit late, but staff was very helpful and stayed longer to checked us in. We have been upgraded to a better room with a sea view! How great is that! we even had a chance to buy a cheeky corona to take into our room and had a good night sleep. Thanks!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Just came back staying here for a stag do. The staff go above and beyond to make your trip enjoyable and it had a great vibe. Very social, good for meeting people, and the location is perfect (10 mins walk from town centre/beach). The rooms are relatively basic, but they're clean and well kept. Definitely recommend

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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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: $46 - $148 (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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