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    Althea Library

    27 High Street, Padstow PL28 8BB, England
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Situated in a quiet location, only a five minute walk to the harbour this is a delightful B&B which also provides parking spaces, rare in Padstow. Our spacious accommodation was a suite of rooms, bedroom, bathroom and lounge/dining area, was immaculate and every consideration for...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    once again a perfect stay everything spot on perfect b&b room perfect breakfasts amazing excellent hosts. Padstow a great place everything you want close by.good walks resturants don't need to use the car if you don't want to.

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    Reviewed 14 July 2017

    Been coming here for years and always the same wonderful welcome. Puffin suite is just lovely and breakfast is fabulous. Shame it's the last time as they are retiring but what wonderful memories we are left with.

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    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    We have stopped at altheas library 15 times it is easily the best b&b we have stayed in .It is of the very highest standard , the owners Jane &Geoff have become good friends and Geoffs breakfasts are excellent chosen from a good menu .They...More

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    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    lovely homely bed and breakfast accommodation. Parking slots available are within a short distance to the centre of Padstow. Made very welcome on arrival given a cuppa and cake on the patio. Room comfortable and spotless. Within walking distance of beach and coastal paths. Highly...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • USD 133 - USD 164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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