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BEST WESTERN Duke of Cornwall Hotel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In it's heyday this must have been the place to be.. but it is very much in need of investment. Bar and dining room aside, corridors, lifts and bedrooms are old, dull and dreary. My room had no aircon or fan and was too hot. The window opened a little but it was dirty and poorly maintained. Bathroom was fine...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely from the outside but as I write this is the bar on my own in virtual darkness at 11.15pm I realise not only is the room 20 years out of date so is the hotel. Lovely ladies from Eastern Europe as staff but to shut the bar to a resident without asking at 10.45pm because no one was staying...

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Thank Ray131262
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this hotel as wanted to stay in a hotel with character rather than a soulless chain brand. Arrived at 3.30pm and found a space in the car park, yes its small as mentioned in other reviews, walk way from car park into back entrance of hotel, buzz to be let in. Check in straight forward and our room 103...

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Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks impressive from outside and I expected the same inside, however, I was not too impressed. Firstly at check in, I was informed that I was a day late, and as I was only there for one night only, the staff didn't seem impressed, however, when I informed them that I had changed he date and had received email confirmation,...

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Thank Barry M
Bude, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We held my son's wedding here this weekend. A large number of the wedding party stayed for the whole weekend. During the whole time there was not a single thing that wasn't perfect. The staff were friendly.professional and helpfully in every way. Nothing was too much trouble. The hotel looked incredible with every detail perfect. I honestly don't believe the...

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Thank Lin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic stay, we stayed in a twin room for 2 nights and I couldn't fault anything, the staff were polite and helpful. Morning breakfast was delicious and what a selection available. We had a front room facing the pavilions but it was very quiet and not much noise. The room was warm and spacious.

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Thank Elizabeth K
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our stay here. Room was great value for money and really clean and comfortable. Staff were friendly. We went to see Elbow at the Pavillions which is just across the road. We even got to watch the band arrive!

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Thank Pamela D
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love these old hotels with a sort of faded, lost Empire glory about them. Earnest Shackleton stayed there 100 years ago which was when they last updated the electrics. When did you last see a mini 3-pin round socket on the wall (see photo). And a Trimphone! These items fetch a lot of retro money on ebay, I wonder...

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Thank BarnsleyHarry
Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is full of character and the staff were all warm and friendly, the pre-concert meal was excellent value, especially as it was raining and not the weather to venture out. Breakfast was excellent, my only criticism is the car park is too small especially if there is a wedding in the hotel.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived for one night having booked the winter deal through groupon. Lovely staff at reception who were more than happy to help. We were given our room number 515 so on the top floor. When we arrived, it looked like rupunzels tower with separate lounge area which lead round to the bedroom. Very quirky room with no straight walls. The...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Duke of Cornwall, Plymouth's original character hotel, a treasure in the heart of Devon's city-by-the sea. Tower and turret, ballroom, oak panels, elaborate ceiling roses, sea views and cityscape. We have 72 rooms and suites, each with a unique view.Built during the Golden Age of steam, the Duke of Cornwall was Plymouth's first luxury hotel and provides first class accommodation today. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Duke of Cornwall Hotel

Address: Millbay Road, Plymouth PL1 3LG, England (Formerly The Duke of Cornwall Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Plymouth
Price Range: RM392 - RM658 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Duke of Cornwall Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plymouth
Duke Of Cornwall Plymouth
Plymouth Best Western
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Plymouth
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“Stay elsewhere if you prefer modern.”
 of 5 bubbles Y4142BVbarrym, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Each room is individual. All beds are comfy. There is some unavoidable noise at the front from traffic, but it's not bad.”
 of 5 bubbles LinH543, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“always the top floor”
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 of 5 bubbles BarnsleyHarry, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms at front can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles garethj708, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Very!!! small lift so if you have accessibility problems the ground floors are your best bet!”
 of 5 bubbles 592kathrynt, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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