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A ten minute drive away, Stithians Lake offers a great day out, on and off the water
A little further away, Newlyn is the largest fishing port in England
Explore one of Henry VIII's finest coastal fortresses, Pendennis Castle
Watch the sun go down at Porthleven with a refreshing drink at the Ship Inn
St. Ives and the nearby Carbis Bay are a lovely day out
Falmouth has the world's third largest deep-water harbour and is renowned for the arts
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Barn -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Porkellis, Cornwall, England

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MilsA1994
Taunton, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Perfection ”
Reviewed January 11, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

We had such a lovely little weekend away at the Barn despite it being winter. Antony and Andrew were so welcoming and did everything they could to ensure we settled in quickly and that there would be no hiccups. They also provided bread, milk and eggs on arrival which was a lovely touch.

We will be back!

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Management Response
13 Jan 2015
Thanks for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back. A&A
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liv113
Stordal Municipality, Norway
1 review
“First class comfortable retreat”
Reviewed December 13, 2014 for a stay in December 2014

Andrew and Anthony are very welcoming and friendly hosts.This beautiful retreat set in the countryside. A peaceful and perfect place we recommend highly to everyone. We will definitely re-visit. Thank you Andrew and Anthony for getting up so early the day we got there. It was so nice getting there and it was warm and nice inside, and the local bread, butter and eggs was excellent.

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Liked best: The Barn, the location and how peaceful it was.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
20 Dec 2014
Thanks for your kind words. We really look forward to welcoming you both back again. A&A
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Bella H
London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“Clean, safe and cosy.”
Reviewed October 27, 2014 for a stay in October 2014

The barn was clean, safe and cosy. It was also in the perfect location. Anthony and Andrew were both welcoming and accommodating. Having arrived late on Thursday night there was a lovely welcome bundle for us consisting of bread, butter etc. My partner also left some belongings behind which they happily posted back to us. It was a wonderful mini break.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
3 Nov 2014
Thanks for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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9martinr
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Cosy and comfortable”
Reviewed October 7, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Anthony and Andrew made us very welcome, the Barn was well above our expectations, everything was just right, even down to the welcome pack, the local bread was wonderful and the cornish butter was so lush, we even had " Nespresso" coffee, how good was that !
We were recommended to stay there by my nephew, who has just moved from the midlands, to live down the road, and as we will be visiting him, guess where we will be booking ? Highly recommend, and its easy to get to all the sights - the Minnack theatre is a must see. And as they have the Star inn, which is only 5 steps away, cannot ask for anymore. Thank you chaps.

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Liked best: It exceeded our expectations !
Liked least: Cornish "Mizzle "
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
9 Oct 2014
Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to welcome you both. We look forward to seeing you again sometime soon. A&A
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dtfoo
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Top quality accommodation”
Reviewed August 18, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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We recently spent a very enjoyable week at the barn. It was beautifully clean, well appointed with everything you could need for an very comfortable and relaxing stay. The welcome pack of quality bread,butter,eggs and milk was really nice touch and there was tea and coffee provided as well. The new owners are extremely friendly and welcoming and nothing seems too much trouble. They went out of their way to make it a memorable stay and we shall certainly be back to see how their ambitious plans for the pub as a focus for the community develop.

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Liked best: Just a really nice place to stay and the owners are lovely people.
Liked least: nothing really
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
25 Aug 2014
It was lovely to welcome you and the family to The Barn at The Star Inn.

We look forward to welcoming you all back and showing you the changes we will have made.

Best regards

Anthony & Andrew
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Faninpari...
1 review
Reviewed August 10, 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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Management Response
23 Aug 2016
Merci pour votre séjour avec nous. Nous sommes heureux vous avez eu de bonnes vacances. Nous vous remercions encore une fois Anthony & Andrew.
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