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Halifax, West Yorkshire
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71 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

called in for dinner one evening whilst staying with a friend. Nice ambiance with an open fire, a little to hot if anything. Decent choice on menu plus specials. Food average but would not put me off eating here again. Staff pleasant enough although girl promised to bring wifi code over to our table but never did as too busy

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a old established brewery pub in Sennon Cove. It offers good food, real ale etc. We have visited the pub many times over the years to eat and drink, this time we stayed for 2 nights. WOW, the bedroom was amazing! The view; the bed; SO comfortable; the bath/shower exquisite; very interesting layout of the suite, you just... More 

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Seasoned traveller from Devon
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238 reviews
51 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited Sennen Cove many times but this was the first time to stay in The Old Success, usually a rented cottage sufficed. We were greeted by friendly team under Andy the manager, the room (14) was excellent, completely unexpected and fully refurbished ( photos of the room with a bath in it and a big headboard!) . It... More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are regular visitors to this Inn, and g have been for several years. We went last week for an evening meal, managed to get a table by the fire. This was about 7.30. Specials board as well as menu. We both ordered sardines. They arrived but seemed to be more like a starter than a main meal. Sardines pieces... More 

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StAustellManagement, Reservations at Old Success Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the food but disappointed you found the food to be overpriced. We thank you for your feedback and will do what we can to improve our provision of quality of food for the prices we charge. We do hope to welcome you back in the near future for a... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Old Success at Sennen Cove in Cornwall. We have been regular visitors to this Inn and it never fails to please. The location is superb, the coastal path walks offer staggering views of the rugged coastline and the local landscape. Not for the faint hearted though. This quaint little cove ins nestled between bays and... More 

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Old Success Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for the 5* feedback provided following your recent stay with us! We are always pleased to receive positive comments regarding the customer service we provide. It is also wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the cuisine and the surroundings. We do look forward to welcoming you back in the future! More 

Portland, Oregon
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57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sennen Cove is a delight. My friend and I enjoyed checking out the Old Success, the beach, and the art gallery. The staff of the Old Success were friendly, competent and helpful. The food at the restaurant was delicious, all fresh and locally-sourced. We were delighted to discover that Cornwall is a hub of locavore culture. The restaurant offered great... More 

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Old Success Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for the 5* feedback provided following your recent stay with us. It is always pleasing to receive positive comments regarding the customer service we provide....It is also pleasing to hear that you enjoyed the cuisine and the surroundings..We do look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Over the past 25 years we've been doing long weekends here and since St Austel Inns bought it the quality of the accommodation has gone up considerably.However, the quality of the food and restaurant service has nosedived. If it were just for the accommodation and location I'd give it five stars and more but considering the excellent dining experience that... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It had been a number of years since I stayed at The Old Success but I wasn't disappointed. The rooms are lovely, nicely decorated. The staff were cheerful and polite and the food was very nice. Add in the proximity to one of the most beautiful beaches in Cornwall and you have a perfect place to stay.

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Old Success Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to pass on your comments regarding your stay at The Old Success. The team and I work extremely hard to ensure that all our guests receive first class service at all times, so it is always nice to have that feedback from our guests. I will pass on your comments to our team.We look... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can we say- thank you SO much to Andy , Russ and all your wonderful team at the Old Success. Family and friends used the pub as a base to celebrate our son's wedding weekend recently. Everyone including the restaurant, bar staff , room cleaners were so accommodating, friendly and helpful. You all contributed to making our whole weekend... More 

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Old Success Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to pass on your comments regarding your stay at The Old Success. The team and I work extremely hard to ensure that all our guests receive first class service at all times, so it is always nice to have that feedback from our guests. I will pass on your comments to our team.We look... More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited last month. Loved the view over the beach from our room. Clean comfortable and warm couldn't ask for more. Staff very helpful and had a good knowledge of the surrounding area. Definitely worth a second visit.

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Old Success Inn
Old Success Inn
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on one of Cornwall's most stunning bays, the Old Success is a beautiful 17th century fisherman's inn, which has been transformed into comfortable, modern rooms and apartments while retaining its charm and character. With clear blue sea and fine sands, Sennen Cove is a breathtakingly beautiful location. The Old Success boasts magnificent views overlooking the beach and Whitesand Bay towards The Brisons rocks and Cape Cornwall, the only cape in England. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Success Inn

Address: Cove Hill, Sennen Cove TR19 7DG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Sennen Cove
Price Range: $107 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Success Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Ask for any room with a sea view, although any room would be good as the Atlantic is just right outside.”
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“Room 11 and 12 are lovely although all the rooms are good. hey also have chalet options for dog options - a very dog friendly little place!!”
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“Room 6 for a great sea view”
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