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Housel Bay Hotel & Restaurant

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2014

We spent New Year's Eve at the hotel. The weather was dreadful, so we chilled in the lounge rather than taking a walk. The buffet supper was really well thought out and very tasty. There was a disco for those who were interested. At midnight there was a break in the weather and we were treated to a truly professional...

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Pewsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2013 via mobile

Had two fantastic days based at housel bay hotel. Beautiful room, 19 I think, with the most breathtaking views over the garden and the bay itself. Ate in the restaurant both nights and it was very good. Staff were very friendly, chatty and professional. The hotel is not modern by any means, thats why I booked it. Why go to...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2013

After a laps of almost fourty years, I re visted this landmark of a hotel and was more than amazed at how little had changed. I mean this in a good sense , because obviously the hotel has had new owner who has sympathetcally bought it up to 2013 standards, and yet by furnishing with his own interesting memorobilia and...

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Williton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2013

We like to stop here for a drink when we are in Cornwall. Haven't stayed over so can't comment on rooms, but staff always friendly and there are not many better views to be had for the price of a drink. Unforgettable and recommended.

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STAFFORDSHIRE
Reviewed 16 October 2013

I really liked The Housel Bay Hotel! It really is in a most beautiful location - the views are stunning and the coastal footpath goes right past the hotel. The building is lovely and has lots of character - it really feels homely too and does reflect the fact that it is very individual and not part of a big...

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2013

This Hotel was an excellent choice for us, the location was perfect and the view was second to none, the staff were friendly and the food was fantastic. The room was clean but a bit dated and worn, there were plenty of spaces to sit and chill out both inside and outside. There are not many activities close by but...

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Cornwall
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Went for lunch on a sunny Saturday in October. The hotel is right on the coast with a beautiful view of the coastline and sea and Lizard lighthouse. Sitting whilst having lunch looking at all of this was so lovely and restful. The food was good with mussels, ribs and a gourmet salmon sandwich amongst our orders. Two of us...

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Calne, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Stayed two nights for a wedding party and had a very pleasant stay with all the staff being very friendly and helpful. Very much enjoyed the stay and the comfortable homey feel. Breakfast was fabulous with a wide range of choices. From a full cooked breakfast to fruit and juice.

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Reviewed 30 September 2013 via mobile

Another flying visit to the Housel bay, our escape from the busy city, we are starting to become regulars :) Yet again, fantastic hospitality throughout our stay, food was divine. See you soon Alfie and Iona.

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Stayed here for my husbands and my 40th birthday also have already booked to stay for our anniversary. If you want breath taking views excellent food and good hospitality I highly recommend staying at this hotel which is full of character.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are situated in a spectacular location at the Lizard in Cornwall. A lovely sandy cove nestles beneath the Hotel, and the Cornish Coast Path runs through the gardens and cliff lands. A place in which to walk, to eat and drink well and to set aside the cares of the world. Unspoilt scenery, outstanding cuisine (AA Rosette and RAC Dining Award) and a healthy lifestyle, we are also home to Britain's most southerly webcam. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Housel Bay Hotel & Restaurant

Address: Housel Cove, The Lizard TR12 7PG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > The Lizard
Price Range: RM656 - RM1,099 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Housel Bay Hotel & Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Housel Bay The Lizard
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