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The Waterwheel Inn

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
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St Austell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A warm and friendly welcome and a beautifully decorated room with great facilities and the comfiest bed. We had a fantastic breakfast from the wide choice offered and then enjoyed our morning coffee on the decking in the most beautiful garden. Highly recommended and we will definitely be returning.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

stayed here the 10th of march for a long weekend. welcoming hosts,nothing too much trouble,spotlessly clean a real gem of a place beautiful garden amazing food,could not fault.if you are looking for somewhere to stay close to many attractions in the area this is the place, some building work going on but did not affect our stay.thanks again to our...

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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From arrival to departure - first rate all round. A fine example of what a well-run inn/hotel should be. A warm and friendly welcome, wonderful atmosphere and splendid food. Well situated for access to the whole of Cornwall. We will return!

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small but very welcoming hotel very conveniently placed for Heligan, Caerhays Castle and Eden.The aim of Mark and Francesca is to make you feel at home and they do - making us feel that we were their personal guests. Nothing is too much trouble. The food is excellent (breakfast and dinner - only slight niggle is that...

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Guildford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay. Great hosts; Francesca and Mark. The rooms are small, but then so was the price. They were comfortable and have everything you need. Currently only seven rooms, but they are building on six more (but the works didn't disturb us). Nice bar and great restaurant. We stayed three nights and had planned to only eat there...

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Bury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was having an extension built while we were staying there but didn't impact our stay at all. The room was small but beautiful, with en suit and tea and coffee facilities. The owners were very friendly. Would definitely go back.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

our hosts were most welcoming, room was very clean and bed ectremely comfortable, breakfast included was excellent. had an evening meal in the restaurant on site great choice well prepared Would definitely stay there again

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frithsoken, Owner at The Waterwheel Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave a review following your recent stay. We love this place and it is always lovely when guests love it too.

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Hospitality and food. Special mention of help and suggested visit the Holywell Chapel. This a 'thin place', contact with Cornwall's spiritual heritage. Mustn't for get Curwen the dog who welcomes all visitors in a friendly, but not excessive manner. Well worth a visit and near Eden Project.

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frithsoken, Owner at The Waterwheel Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I had to look up what a "thin place' was; there are many descriptions but I love this Celtic saying;- "Heaven and earth are only three feet apart, but in thin places that distance is even shorter". That is pretty much how I feel about the place. Its a bit like having fairies at...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here last night in rooms 3 and 6. It was a truly splendid stay! We were greeted warmly by Francesca and were shown around the accommodation. Our rooms were well decorated and had good views. We had dinner in the restuarant and outstanding is an understatement with great value for money thrown in! Before breakfast my boyfriend and...

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frithsoken, Owner at The Waterwheel Inn, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Kernow is always delighted to perform his tour guide duties! I'm really sorry to hear about the shower problems. We are in the process of converting our heating system with a new boiler room which is being added with the new extension so hopefully these issues will stop. I am...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've visited this restaurant on and off going back over the last 25 years with each of the different owners and no one seemed to make a go of the place. The current owners however are welcoming and friendly and it's great to see that they are developing the site and making a real difference. We ate there last night...

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frithsoken, Owner at The Waterwheel Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. It has been a labour of love restoring this wonderful old place back to glory since we bought The Waterwheel in 2011, but what it takes, it gives back and we feel privileged to be its custodian. I am so glad you enjoyed your meal.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Waterwheel is situated in a wooded valley beside a river. We offer bed and breakfast accommodation in our eight en-suite bedrooms. In the evenings guests can have a drink in the licensed bar and eat in the on-site elegant restaurant, or a 10 minute brisk walk will take them into St Austell town centre. There is a delightful terrace and garden to explore and an ancient well, Druid's chair and waterfall at the bottom of the garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterwheel Inn

Address: Bodmin Road | Trethowel, St Austell PL25 5RR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Austell
Price Range: $105 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterwheel Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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The Waterwheel Inn St Austell, Cornwall
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“Ask for one with a garden view”
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“Room 3overlooking pond and garden ”
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“Our room was compact but comfortable, practical, spotlessly clean and pleasant. The only drawback was the lights of the passing cars disturbed my wife (though not me). ”
 of 5 bubbles 812msp, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room was small but perfectly adequate.”
 of 5 bubbles dianem634, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bodmin road is a busy road, but windows are double glazed so no traffic noise. The hotel it set back off the road. Good sized free car park”
 of 5 bubbles _geomar1208, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
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