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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Spotless pleasant double room with everything you could need lots of thoughtful items like biscuits and hot chocolate - everything of a high quality. Peter and Jean very friendly and thoughtful about our needs. A highlight to enjoy an excellent breakfast overlooking the river - we would like to return to a river view bedroom in the future. Would thoroughly... More 

Thank Wendy D
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

My partner and I have just returned from our weekend stay at this lovely property. From the initial greeting by Jean, to the farewell from both Jean and Peter, this has to be the nicest place we have stayed at in the UK. Dolphin House itself is a lovely, beautifully comfortable and well maintained Victorian/Edwardian building with views across the... More 

Thank Eddie D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Whilst Peter, the host was superficially very friendly, during our stay, whether by accident or design, he created an unfriendly atmosphere for us. On the first day we went down to breakfast Peter stared markedly at my wife's handbag suspiciously (stealing food?), when it was just to carry her hanky, comb and mobile phone, etc. Another day after breakfast I... More 

4 Thank dennisthemenace2012
Dudley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016

A warm welcome as usual from Peter and Jean, nothing is to much trouble to ensure you have a wonderful stay, the first floor room overlooking the river was excellent, very spacious and spotless. And the big bonus wth the parking situation in Looe is the free car parking very close to the guest house. Would highly recommend.

Thank victorrowley
Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

The nicest overnight experience we enjoyed during our trip to England was at the Dolphin House. Peter and Jean were truly wonderful hosts. Our beautiful bedroom suite overlooked the water. Breakfast was the best we had in England. Their hospitality made us feel comfortable and welcome. We loved sitting on the front porch with other guests, sipping a beverage and... More 

Thank Amy J
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

Really warm greeting by Peter after the long walk up to the B&B as it is quite high up from the road. A little mix up with the room as I had booked a harbour view with Booking.com but Peter changed the mistake & we ended up in room 4 which had a lovely view of the harbour. The mattress... More 

Thank taypet
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

we stayed for a 4 night break in april we had a river view room on the first floor good size all facilities u would expect spotless good wifi and heating just a minutes walk to town centre and harbour parking arranged by the hard working bosses JEAN AND PETER fantastic hosts, nice selection for break very nice hope to... More 

Thank bayviewhotel
Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

It's not the Ritz. It's a small , old fashioned guest house just up the road from town, run by a delightful couple who give excellent service. Had the most delightful weekend and we'll be going back again.

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Devon UK
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

All previous reviews are 100% accurate. This is one of the best B and B venues we have stayed in. Luxurious bedrooms with comfortable bed, high quality breakfast with freshly cooked food. An added bonus is the selection of newspapers each morning and a lovely choice of sitting areas in which to relax.

Thank denise m
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Peter & Jean were the most friendliest couple l have ever met. They welcome us with open arms. The room on the top floor had lovely views over looking the harbour, it was spotlessly clean and towels were changed every day, which is very unusual in this day and age. All towels and bedding was of a very high standard.... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dolphin House is situated in the small coastal town of Looe. The elegant Victorian building overlooks the estuary and the ancient woodlands beyond. Guests can enjoy the onsite bar served in the Sun Lounge overlooking the river. The 7 en-suite bedrooms are fitted with flat screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Many rooms overlook the river and have seating areas. Traditional cooked breakfast is served in the dining room, cooked to order and can cater for gluten free and vegetarian options. Situated near transport, is an ideal base to explore Cornwall including the Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan. Free parking close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolphin House

Address: Station Road, Looe PL13 1HL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Looe
Price Range: RM348 - RM393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dolphin House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Not suitable for wheelchair users”
 of 5 bubbles 328marion, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best views are overlooking the estuary.”
 of 5 bubbles shaanfood, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“River view would be lovely but back room stil excellent. Not recommend for anyone with mobility issues as steep access and stairs”
 of 5 bubbles wendydB291JF, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Twin room on first floor is excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles dennisthemenace2012, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask to overlook the water. Lovely! On our first night there, a men's choir was staying next door and serenaded us with fabulous songs.”
  • Another view from our room--absolutely beautiful!
  • One view of the harbor from our room; the village is a short walk away.
 of 5 bubbles AmyJ202, 21 May 2016 | Read review
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