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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A nice old hotel (1600's I think) but put together nicely. Room I had was small, but great views and all amenities were in the room. Lovely cooked breakfast which set you up for the day. Very friendly and helpful staff, so. Would I stay again, definitely.

Thank Mark L
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently stayed for a couple of nights with my wife. We have both worked for an airline for the last 25 yrs and have had our fair share of 4/5 star hotels. But this place we found really special. First of all its location is the heart of port Isaac. We found the room warm and cosy with the view... More 

Thank Oliver T
Hartford, Connecticut
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189 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When You dine in the Pub you keep thinking that Doc Martin and Louisa are going to come in a sit right down next to You!! You have seen this Hotel in every episode and....it is every bit as cozy and friendly as depicted so well in the tv series! The Beds are super comfy and the food is great...add... More 

Thank billybuzzy
Bangor, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for three nights and the New owners are fantastic. Full of enthusiasm for the great things to come and very friendly and hospitality was second to none. All the staff have great words for the new owner and the staff are very welcoming and always have a smile to welcome you. Breakfast was great, choice of fresh fruit,... More 

Thank Thurmoss W
Chard, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place to eat near the harbour. The food was excellent,although a bit pricey for what it was,I think on the back of the TV series. However I don't blame them for that - its a long winter. Staff were very friendly and happy to help,service was very good.Would I eat here again? Yes,I certainly would. Another bonus - Very... More 

Thank helen t
Worthing, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016

There was a slight mix-up with our booking but Becky was brilliant in sorting it out for us, thank you.We had a sea view ( well harbour view really ) room which was lovely.The new owner, who took over a couple of months ago, is refurbishing rooms as and when a vacancy allows the work to be undertaken. We ate... More 

Thank sussexpete2016
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Booked with Groupon for two nights then upgraded to room with Seaview. Arrived in front of hotel no parking so just unloaded to rude comments from man on quad bike. Then parked in car park and walked back to hotel by short sea path walk. Had two rooms one was fair size the other quite small with hardly enough room... More 

Thank Dorset60
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel cancelled a confirmed reservation on Booking.com the day after it was made. Awkward as other hotels also filled up in the meantime. Can't make any comment on what the hotel itself is like as didn't get that far.

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kiwiphil, Owner at The Slipway, responded to this review

We are sorry about that mixup, booking.com went live before having a link to our booking system. We and they were astonished that within 2 hours of them turning our site on, they received 4 bookings for the same room on the same date! For near future dates, may i suggest contacting the B&B directly. Regards Phil More 

Chard, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Port Isaacs cocktail brimful of a mix of crab and prawns with a subtle sauce. Mussels and the crab pasta fish were also both excellent. Great service and a comfortable relaxed dining experience - we were there for a week and ate here twice thoroughly enjoyed.

Thank Sue-Paul-1208
kiwiphil, Owner at The Slipway, responded to this review

Dear Sue-Paul We are glad you enjoyed your stay and some of our local seafood dishes. We hope you visit again, especially when the restorations are complete. regards Phil More 

Faringdon, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled, this place doesn't do itself justice. Just find a table, order your food, help yourself to cutlery, sit outside, relax and wait for s real treat. The sea bass was just delightful and the Kate and Sidney excellent. She staff are friendly and very helpful. In short - good food, good price and awesome location. 👌

Thank Kath C
kiwiphil, Owner at The Slipway, responded to this review

HI Kath We are glad you enjoyed your visit and your meals. I agree with the sitting out on the patio area. On a nice day its simply sublime! we hope to see you again soon regards Phil More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Food & drink at the hotel
The Bosun’s Table
The Bosun’s Table
Cuisines: British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Slipway is a licensed cafe, serving Traditional seaside lunches and afternoon teas. Above the cafe is a 7 bedroom Bed &Breakfast. Evening meals are served for B&B guests and a limited amount of reservations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Slipway

Address: The Harbour Front, Port Isaac PL29 3RH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Port Isaac
Price Range: RM545 - RM808 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Slipway 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Slipway Hotel Port Isaac
The Slipway Port Isaac, Cornwall
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“Ask for a Seaview Room!!”
 of 5 bubbles billybuzzy, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Sea view but you will be looked after just as good in any room, great new owners.”
 of 5 bubbles ThurmossW, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms should be quiet as through traffic is sparse due to the narrowness of the streets.”
 of 5 bubbles sussexpete2016, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the harbor. Ours was queit despite the harbor view.”
 of 5 bubbles WhyStayHome2014, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Only ate here did not stay”
 of 5 bubbles SGeorge6, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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