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Highcliffe Contemporary Bed and Breakfast

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Certificate of Excellence
Highcliffe is a five star award winning & contemporary B&B in the heart of Falmouth, Cornwall. Fully refurbished: comfy pocket sprung beds, Egyptian cotton linen, huge fluffy bath sheets and powerful showers all add to the experience of staying in one of Highcliffe's rooms which are decorated in a modern & eclectic style. Breakfast features local Cornish produce with a different special everyday. Highcliffe is just a 1 minute stroll to the beach front and a 5 minute stroll to the harbour with an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 85 out of 100
24Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
7Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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This was a return visit so we already knew the room would be beautiful, the welcome warm and the breakfast excellent. We also really value the little touches - tea and cake on arrival, fresh milk and homemade biscuits in the room, an update on local restaurants. But we were
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Response from Simvan, Owner at Highcliffe Contemporary Bed and Breakfast
Responded 2 days ago
Hello Catherine M, as always it was a pleasure to have you both to stay and an honour to host such a special occasion. We are delighted we could celebrate with you. We hope we see you again very soon :)
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What can I say! I can see why the Guardian acclaimed Highcliffe. Probably one of the finest B&Bs I’ve stayed in. Exquisite decor and such warm hospitality. Will definitely revisit. Oh, and best granola ever! Amazing power shower too. 6/5 stars. Brilliant.
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Response from Simvan, Owner at Highcliffe Contemporary Bed and Breakfast
Responded 2 days ago
Hello 322sunnyl, thank you for taking the time to share such lovely comments. We loved having you to stay with us. You were......brilliant!
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Don’t often leave reviews but this place is worth it. Delicious breakfasts, the warmest of welcomes and tailored advice for every part of your time in Falmouth. Genuinely feels like you can ask for anything. Plus, plenty of interior ideas to bring home. Stay here!
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Response from Simvan, Owner at Highcliffe Contemporary Bed and Breakfast
Responded 2 days ago
Hello haz101, thank you for taking the time to share your review and thank you for your generous comments. We are so delighted that you had a lovely holiday. I hope we see you again very soon :)
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We stayed for a 3 night trip and quite frankly didn't want to leave. Always the sign of a good trip! Highcliffe really stands out for a number of reasons: 1. Service is exemplary. Simon was super friendly and helpful on the phone when booking, he recommended rooms 7 and 8 for
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Response from Simvan, Owner at Highcliffe Contemporary Bed and Breakfast
Responded 2 days ago
Hello Lawrence F, thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write a review of Highcliffe B&B. We are delighted that you and your family loved staying with us. We certainly loved having you to stay. Its nice to see you comment about the wider area: The Lizard for example. Falmouth really is a great destination for accessing the rest of Cornwall thanks to the A39 and the A30. It's no more than about an hour and 15 from the furthest spots and mostly alot less. You are right about the parking. We have 6 spaces and 8 bedrooms which with some guests booking 2 rooms and arriving in one car and some guests arriving by public transport, it is rare this isn't enough. If we do have 8 cars then there is lots of free parking all around the house within seconds of our front door. No need to park and ride thank goodness. Do google earth it if you'd like a detailed plan. We recommend De Pass Road. 6 good spaces does depend on all our guests parking sensitively, ain't that the way! It's hard to police without making a person feel uncomfortable but we do alright most of the time. Not all the time, but most of the time. You are also right about the shower head in rooms 7 & 8. Simon (your host with the most) is 6ft 2in so we use him as a bench mark (his sister is 5ft 3in and she's never let it go although I'd say she got the looks ;) . If you are taller than that (you lucky, lucky things) then yes you may not love the height of the shower head so much. For those that are, you may prefer room 2 which is set much higher as it's a rain shower and needs full ceiling height for the better effect. Otherwise our showers are set at standard height I'm afraid. We will think on it for future refurbishments I promise. Thank you so much for staying with us. We honestly loved having you to stay. You have absolutely great children who we enjoyed trying to feed up :) I hope we see you all again very soon.
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We have stayed at Highcliffe for two nights and we would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting Falmouth! The interiors are absolutely beautiful and the owners make you feel very comfortable in their home. They are very helpful when it comes to places to eat / visit or how
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Response from Simvan, Owner at Highcliffe Contemporary Bed and Breakfast
Responded 2 days ago
Hello nataliagwozdz Thank you for your review and for your kind words about your stay. It is lovely having the beach so close. It never wears thin. Please do visit Falmouth again. There is so much more in Cornwall to see and do and we'd be delighted to have you back with us again: one day soon I hope :)
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Room 2: a large double with huge bed, day bed and wopping big walk in shower.
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The Penthouse Suite: stunning harbour views
Panoramic view from Penthouse Suite
Beautiful rainbow
Are there any single rooms?
Thank you for your interest in Highcliffe Contemporary B&B. We offer 2 single rooms. You can see photos and information about each room on our website. Each room has it's own dedicated page so we can offer you as much information as possible. Look for Rm4 & Rm6. Rm4 is our budget inland facing single ideal for travellers spending more time out and about. It is ensuite, has a single bed and is priced at £50 per night April - Oct and £45 per night Nov - Mar. Rm6 is our superior single room. It offers a large single bed, ensuite and views of the town and harbour. Rm6 is priced at £65 per night April - Oct and £60 per night Nov - Mar. All room rates are inclusive of breakfast, free wifi and off road parking. Please see offers page for year round discounts. All rooms are subject to T&Cs. Please don't hesitate to call or email with any more questions as we are happy to help further if we can. Yours sincerely Vanessa
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Dear Sir, I'm afraid your question didn't incude the dates you are looking to holiday in Falmouth so sadly I am unable to double check if there are any other rooms available. I'd like to check to make sure that you have the correct information as Rm3 is the only which does not have a king size bed. All our other doubles are larger than Rm3 which is an antique French bed. Please do write and tell me a little more about your plans and I will do my upmost to help you. Even if Highcliffe can't accomodate you I can certainly help with the area. Yours sincerely Vanessa
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"The descriptions of the rooms on the website are very clear and complete. We've stayed in three and all were lovely."
"Room 7 and 8 perfect for family of 4 for privacy on top floor."
"All rooms are lovely, we had room 5 harbour view but Simon showed us the others for future visits"
"Top rooms are a treat, and more exciting when it's stormy!"
"Our room was #7 - for us it was well worth the premium because of its size and views."
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