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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2011

We stayed at Gemstones for just 2 nights. Simon was very friendly and helpful, the room was clean and comfortable and the breakfast was great - including being part of the home made jam and marmalade experiment! Nothing was too much trouble. There was also a sitting room available if we wished to spread out a bit. We would recommend...

Thank JandT123
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2011

We picked Gemstones because we wanted to visit various places that were nearby, of which there are several - The Eden Project (which we walked to and got a £4 discount for doing so, though bear in mind it is about 5 miles from the B&B, but we did it in about an hour and a half and there are...

Thank Kate T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2011

The B&B is very nice with comfortable and clean rooms and Simon as a friendly, hospitalble host. Breakfast was excellent with a great choice of cereal, toast, jams, juice, coffee and full english breakfast.

Thank Karin v
Padstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2011

Our second visit to Gemstones & what a time. Simon was a great host who looked after our every need.Good clean room/house/great breakfasts/wonderful gardens.Thanx

Thank Strapioni_11
Reviewed 20 August 2011

We've stayed at Gemstones for a week every august for the last six years, because after our first visit, why try anywhere else? The breakfasts are great, the gardens beautiful even on a rainy morning. You need a car if you stay here, but its a great location to start from, whether you are going to the lovely local beaches...

Thank SpeakerToAnimals
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2011

I am a Occupational Health Advisor who travels the UK for work undertaking health assessments for a mulitutde of industries. I stayed at this B and B for a long stay and am returning tommorrow for another 2 week stay. I found the owner very helpful and obliging, nothing was to much trouble to arrange and this establisment is now...

Thank Medicworldwide
Benfleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2011

Lovely Well appointed B & B. Breakfast was excellent. We had a great stay and would recommend.

Thank heales99
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2011

Stayed in the ensuites rooms as two couples and thought the whole stay was fantastic! will definitely be reccommending it to others as Simon is such a good host and there was no question that he couldn't answer. Breakfasts were great and the placing of the hotel was excellent for visiting so many places.

Thank hsutton81
Reviewed 7 July 2011

Nice B&B, amazing garden, friendly cat. If you're staying and don't have a car, I highly recommend carz2go taxis, they saved our skins during our stay! The only thing that could have improved our stay would be 100% cotton bedding.

Thank flamingfoxes
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2011

We have stayed at Gemstones every year since 2002, The service from Simon is second to none,The breakfasts are lovely and the rooms are very clean and the whole situation is very well looked after,Gemstones is bang central of The Eden Project and The Lost Gardens Of Heligan, and there are plenty more places to visit just on the doorstep....

Thank echiumrob

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the centre of many local attractions, Gemstones star rated with the English Tourist Board is an ideal central location to see all the many beautiful sights of Cornwall. We are 4 miles to the coast and 3 miles to the Eden Project. We have double rooms with en-suite and double rooms with private bathrooms. All rooms are maintained to a high standard of cleanliness balancing taste and practicality for people requiring quality b&b at a low price. Every rooms has free WiFi access, a colour TV & DVD player, tea and coffee-making facilities and quality mattresses for a good night's sleep. A full English breakfast is served every morning with no restricted eating times. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gemstones

Address: 5 Roche Road | Stenalees, St Austell PL26 8SY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Austell
Price Range: RM193 - RM242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“I stayed in the room with a separate bathroom,all facilities were spotless and very well maintained.”
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“I think any room would have been suitable because they are all spotless and the hosts are so friendly.”
596keithw, 10 Aug 2013 | Read review
“any room would be good -it was lovely and clean and realy good quality”
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“I stayed in Samphire and didn't see the other rooms.”
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