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Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

We arrived in Boscastle on Sunday afternoon, had a look around and decided to try the riverside as it had good reviews, we were given room 2 which is very spacious with lovely views over the bridge and the river. The room was very clean and had everything that we needed, including blackout blinds on all 3 windows. We dined...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We have recently returned from a three day trip to Cornwall ,where we stayed in a family room at The Riverside. The room was quite basic but very clean and comfortable. As previously mentioned in other reviews ,Breakfast and our evening meals were delicious ,with fantastic restaurant staff that couldn't do enough for you .One evening we had some family...

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1Thank KirstyTwsussex
Regina, Canada
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Boscastle was a great choice for a base for day trips: not too touristy and not even obviously on the coast, but with great access to the gorgeous coast path. The inn was clean, comfy and convenient, with affordable parking close by and a bus stop for trips to Tintagel. The food in the inn's restaurant was first class. The...

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1Thank 258Brenda
Bristol, England
Reviewed 11 May 2014

I don't have much to add to other reviews really - it's a fantastic location, and very comfy, although the room was a bit snug for my 6ft 4in husband - however, we would definitely return. The staff were so friendly and there is a really nice atmosphere which made it very welcoming. Our room overlooked the river, which was...

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2014

We wanted a one night stop in this area and the Riverside justifiably lived up to the mainly favourable reviews. The staff were pleasant, the accommodation was comfortable and the food was very good (evening meal and breakfast). It is an ideal location to explore this part of north coast of Cornwall and Boscastle is well worth a visit as...

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1Thank KeithP1950
South Molton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Ideally situated in the middle of town. Very friendly and attentive staff and great value food of a high quality. Lunch was excellent. For warm dry days there is a very attractive seating area reached across a small bridge over the river. If you are visiting Boscastle this place is well worth your custom at any time.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2014

We picked this hotel on the spur of the moment and were pleasantly surprised. The room was great and the meals (breakfast and dinner for two days/nights were exceptional. The staff at the hotel were really friendly and helpful giving us ideas for day trips with directions to out of the placed that most tourists would not see. Would highly...

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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Stayed over on second weekend in March 2014 when visiting my best friend. The room was one up top, facing the road, with the view towards the harbor. I've stayed before, with boyfriend, this time it was more of a solo leisure trip. The staff at the hotel are wonderful, very attentive and helpful, nothing is any trouble at all....

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Reviewed 12 April 2014 via mobile

Visited The Riverside on a many occasions and each time the experience is faultless. Service being attentive to detail without being in your face from staff, cleanliness to a high standard and food of top quality. Best catering premise in the area. We will be back soon.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2014 via mobile

We came here on the spur of the moment & it was lovely. The room was great, as was the breakfast & Lee (concierge / waiter / general assistant) was friendly & helpful. The hotel is in a great location & just moments away from the river (as the name would suggest!), a great pub & the fascinating Museum of...

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The Riverside is situated in Boscastle, one of the most picturesque parts of North Cornwall. Located in the South West of England, Boscastle and its surrounding area are internationally recognised for their outstanding scenic beauty.Nestled in a secluded valley close to the harbour of Boscastle, The Riverside is open all year round. We have thirteen bedrooms catering for walkers, cyclists, day trippers or holiday breaks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riverside

Address: The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Boscastle
Price Range: $115 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Riverside 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Try to get below the top floor as there is no lift.”
 of 5 bubbles 549peterk, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 for a lovely view of the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles 301janetg, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Room 2.”
 of 5 bubbles SonnyPontypridd, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 has the view down towards the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles 786steveb, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“room 15 has a great harbour view”
  • Boscastle Harbour
  • quality furniture
  • looking down from window..lovely
  • Immaculate presentation
  • spotlessly clean with complimetary cosmetics
 of 5 bubbles howardp326, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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