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Bed and Breakfast accommodation between Looe and Polperro, Cornwall.

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This is without doubt the best B&B that we as a family have ever stayed in. So much so that this is the eighth year running that we have returned there and the place continues to delight us on every visit. John and Barbara are the perfect hosts, they are always willing to offer suggestions or ideas for restaurants or places to visit. They go out of their way to make each and everyone of your party feel at home throughout your stay.

They greet you on your arrival over a cup of coffee, establishing each guests exact breakfast requirements, ensuring that every guest receives their breakfast individually tailored to their particular preference.

The breakfasts - well what can you say, a real feast again beautifully presented and an ideal start to your day and large enough so you don't have to stop to refuel at lunchtime.  There is ample parking and you are assigned your own parking space for the duration of your visit.

All of the rooms are spotlessly clean, bright, airy and immaculately presented, all have their own tea/coffee making facilities, television and DVD player,It is ideally place between the beautiful villages of Looe and Polperro, making it an ideal base to tour the local area. The Coastal Path is also less than a mile away which is a truly beautiful and inspiring walk.

We will be returning again next year - so there is no better recommendation than that.
Customer Service   5/5     Cleanliness   5/5     Room Quality   5/5     Value for money   5/5     Food Quality   5/5     Family Friendly   5/5

Review by Damian, Jackie, Christopher and Katie, Liverpool, Merseyside.


We stayed here in August 2008 and are planning to return soon as we could not have asked for a better B&B to stay in. John and Barbara made us feel at home as soon as we got there. We had not been to this area before and the information John gave us was very useful and made our stay much easier. It is in a very good position being central to the surrounding areas to visit. It has lovely surrounding areas, and outlooks. Good day's out and we were able to enjoy, relax and take in the interesting places nearby, with plenty to see (and still plenty more places to visit). We were able to return back to a relaxing evening in a lovely room which was to a very high standard. It was clean, homely and we were spoilt for choice what DVD to watch - and we both ended up falling asleep! The next morning we were welcomed to a lovely breakfast which set us up for the day. Barbara can make my breakfast any day! My husband was able to keep up-to-date on the Internet with his work before we set off, leaving any worries behind to enjoy another day and look forward to another evening/morning of pampering. All we can say is "thank you" to John and Barbara - when you go and meet them you will feel as if you have known them for ages and hey we will be back soon!

So we can highly recommend it, but just leave a little space for us please!

Customer Service   5/5     Cleanliness   5/5     Room Quality   5/5     Value for money   5/5     Food Quality   5/5     Family Friendly   5/5

Review by Ally & Heather, Aberdeen, Scotland.


My friend and I decided to visit the area around Looe and Polperro in Cornwall in September and came across Greystone Pool on the internet.  We Immediately felt that this was exactly what we were looking for, so we booked for a seven day stay. On arrival we were greeted with a lovely warm welcome and directed to our own onsite parking spot for the duration of our stay. After a lovely welcoming cup of tea & biscuits whilst checking in, were shown our room which was far above our expectations. Spacious, comfortable bed, full en-suite, plenty of wardrobe and drawer space, tea and coffee making facilities along with Freeview TV and DVD player with a free choice of movies from an extensive library. Everywhere and everything was spotlessly clean that we felt at home immediately. We looked forward to breakfast with  a choice of fruit juices, cereals and a perfectly presented tasty full English each day. We felt as though we were in five star accommodation! In fact the best accommodation we have ever stayed in. John & Barbara can be proud of sharing their lovely home with holiday guests. A warm and friendly welcome surely awaited us.

We arrived as guests and we departed as friends. We certainly will recommend Greystone Pool to our friends and we will return!!

John & Barbara, we want to thank you again, as everything has been first class.

Customer Service   5/5     Cleanliness   5/5     Room Quality   5/5     Value for money   5/5     Food Quality   5/5     Family Friendly   5/5

Review by Ruth & Phyllis, Bournemouth.


We found the B&B very easily using directions given by the proprietor. It is very convenient for Polperro , Looe and the Eden project. Adjacent to a fairly busy road, but we did not hear the traffic even with our window open all night as the room was set well back. The room was spacious, ground floor, with very good en suite facilities, including a walk in shower, and spotlessly clean. Towels were changed daily and an extra (third ) pillow supplied on request. The owners were friendly and eager to be of assistance. The food was of very good quality and my husband enjoyed the full English breakfast on offer. Parking was right outside our room. There is no sitting room available for the use of guests as far as I know but the TV in our room was adequate for our needs during a short stay of 2 nights. We do not use this type of accommodation often as we enjoy self catering holidays. We felt that it was very satisfactory for our needs on this one occasion (on our way home from the Tall Ships regatta in Falmouth were we stayed the week in an apartment) We do not usually recommend accommodation to our friends/as everyone has different needs and tastes!

Review by Les & Lynn, Bristol.


We stayed for three nights at this location. From the minute that we arrived our hosts went out of their way to look after us. Rooms where clean, comfortable and well presented, breakfast was tasty and plenty. Fishing ports of Looe /Polperro are only a short drive or taxi away from this quiet accommodation and it provided a good base to explore Cornwall.  Not sure why any guest would have cause to complain they must have extremely high standards. I travel a lot with work and could not find fault throughout our stay.

Customer Service   5/5     Cleanliness   5/5     Room Quality   5/5     Value for money   4/5     Food Quality   5/5     Family Friendly  5/5

Review by Glen & Karen, Wigan, Lancashire.


The friendly greeting was maintained throughout our stay with very good advice on where to visit and places to enjoy. The hosts bothered very much to ensure our comfort. Breakfasts were excellent and the room extremely clean and comfortable. Facilities such as TV & DVD were provided and even the heating came on, this in July, the weather was not as bad as it might have been.

All in all a most enjoyable stay and to be recommended.

Customer Service   5/5     Cleanliness Room   5/5     Quality Value for money   5/5     Food Quality   5/5     Family Friendly   not reviewed

Review by Grant & Janet, Bridgewater, Somerset.


Very friendly, very clean and tidy. Incredibly helpful / safe. Very central for all the best places to visit.

Nice and quiet for a restful break.

Review by Vera & Ron. Connah's Quay, Deeside.


John & Barbara, Thank you for making our stay so special -- Nothing was too much trouble for you

-- If you're not careful--we'll be back!!!  Good luck with everything.

Customer Service   5/5     Cleanliness   5/5     Room Quality  5/5     Value for money   4/5     Food Quality   5/5     Family Friendly   5/5

Review by Joe & Lynn, Reading Berkshire.


Greystone Pool is situated in a picturesque part of Cornwall between Looe and Polperro, with easy access to all of Cornwall's top attractions.  It offers a friendly atmosphere with excellent quality rooms and breakfast in the morning. The owners, John and Barbara, couldn't be friendlier or more helpful, they made the stay both enjoyable and relaxing. A real home from home!

Customer Service   5/5     Cleanliness   5/5     Room Quality   4/5     Value for money   4/5     Food Quality   5/5     Family Friendly   5/5

Review by Samuel & Heather, Leicestershire.


Both my wife and I found Greystone a very friendly and ideally situated bed and breakfast for our requirements, with the owners John and  Barbara being a very friendly, informative and accommodating couple. The rooms were very comfortable, clean and very well maintained as was the rest of the facility, the breakfast also very good with a prompt and good service. all in all we enjoyed our stay at Greystone and would re book should we return to this location, We would like you to pass on our thanks and good wishes to John and Barbara for an enjoyable stay in Cornwall and all the advice on the different tourist locations that we visited.

Customer Service   4/5     Cleanliness   4/5     Room Quality   4/5     Value for money   4/5     Food Quality   4/5     Family Friendly   4/5

Review by Tony & Wendy, Washington, Sunderland.


Good location, good food, good accommodation. Enjoyed our stay.

Customer Service   4/5     Cleanliness   5/5     Room Quality   5/5     Value for money   4/5     Food Quality   4/5     Family Friendly   not reviewed

Review by John & Vera, Northamptonshire.


We would recommend Greystone Pool to our friends for a relaxing holiday and a great place to stay.

Customer Service   5/5     Cleanliness   5/5     Room Quality   5/5     Value for money   5/5     Food Quality   5/5     Family Friendly   5/5

Review by Theresa & Katie, Liverpool, Merseyside.


I would highly recommend a visit

Customer Service   5/5     Cleanliness   5/5     Room Quality   5/5     Value for money   5/5     Food Quality   5/5     Family Friendly   5/5

Review by John & Christopher, Liverpool, Merseyside.


The owners of the hotel were fantastic, very welcoming and willing to suggest fantastic places to visit.

The rooms were superb and the food was delicious even kept me satisfied!

Customer Service   5/5     Cleanliness   5/5     Room Quality   5/5     Value for money   5/5     Food Quality   5/5     Family Friendly   5/5

Review by James & Laura, South Ruislip, Middlesex.


A very friendly place to stay with a relaxing atmosphere the food was excellent ,our room was lovely everything was spotless. Great spot for near by places to visit Looe Polperro and the Eden project. Our hosts were very friendly and made us feel at ease as soon as we arrived ,they advised us on places to visit and gave us information on how to get there.

We had a great time and look forward to returning again soon.

Customer Service   5/5     Cleanliness   5/5     Room Quality   5/5     Value for money   5/5     Food Quality   5/5     Family Friendly   5/5

Review by Julian & Angela, Bristol.


Food was very good. the hotel was very easy to get to, especially thanks to the outstanding and efficiency of the Hotel management. Advices and suggestions about what to see and what to do were very accurate and appropriate for our needs.

Customer Service   5/5     Cleanliness   5/5     Room Quality   5/5     Value for money   5/5     Food Quality   5/5     Family Friendly   5/5

Review by Giovanni & Maria, Surrey.


Very presentable accommodation. Good welcome, plenty of advice about the area, places to go. Nothing to much trouble.

Review by Andrew & Olive, Stroud, Gloucester.


Only one word meets the bill, 'EXCELLENT' Though our stay was short, we left feeling rested and revived.

Would recommend Greystone Pool to anyone visiting this area.

Review by Tony & Laura, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands.


I would recommend this place to any of my friends, as I know they would enjoy it as much as we have.

Thank you both.

Review by Margaret & Stan, Derby.


Keep up the good work, you have a winning formula.

Review by Chris & Sue, Derby.


Excellent stay, 99.99% Would use this B&B again. Friendly, excellent breakfast, ideally placed to explore Cornwall.

Very comfy and clean!!

Review by Bear & Boots, West Sussex.


For anyone that is thinking about making reservations in this B & B and are having doubts...Don't...You will not be disappointed.

John and Barbara both make you feel right at home. As if you have known them all your life, part of the family.

We will be going back time after time without a doubt. Like us, you will want to tell everyone about how nice it was.

I know we will. I wish them all the best of luck.. We will be seeing them again, soon!

Review by Barry & Michelle, Honiton, Devon. /  Nashville, Georgia USA


A warm and kind welcome from John and Barbara. They served us a fantastic breakfast and they offered us a perfect service.

The room was of high standard. John and Barbara gave us fantastic recommendations on where to visit.

We will highly recommend "Greystone Pool" and I will tell all our friends.


Ett varmt och vänligt mottagande av John och Barbara. De severade en fantastisk frukost och de erbjöd oss en perfekt service.

Boendet var av hög standard. John och Barbara gav oss fantastiska tips vad vi skulle besöka.

Vi vill varmt rekommendera "Greystone Pool" och jag kommer att göra det till mina vänner.

Review by Sten-Åke and Inga-Lill Uddevalla, Sweden.


A very very friendly and likeable couple. Everything was was super from start to finish in every way.

Review by Mick & Trich, Portsmouth, Hampshire.


Best bed and breakfast we have ever stayed at.

Review by David and Joan, Bristol.


May we add that there are 4 stars on your sign, as far as we are concerned there should be 5.

Great people, great place. We will definitely be back. Thank you!

Review by Stuart and Lynn, Taunton, Somerset.


Great stay, excellent people. Coming back again.

Review by Danny and Rebecca, Reading, Berkshire.


Fantastic service, helping us to enjoy a wonderful, memorable honeymoon in this beautiful part of the world.

John & Barbara  were particularly helpful in giving us tips about what to do, where to go and how to go about it.

Review by Graham and Felicia, Basingstoke, Hampshire.


To be recommended. Made to feel very welcome.

Review by Peter & Simon, Richmond, North Yorkshire.


A very warm and friendly couple, spotlessly clean bed & breakfast.

Review by Alan and Elizabeth & Freda, Newcastle-under Lyne, Staffordshire.


John & Barbara, you contributed enormously to our stay. We would gladly recommend you to all our family and friends.

The standard and cleanliness of the accommodation was exemplary. Thank you.

Review by Alan & Pat, Dinas Powys, Vale of Glamorgan.


No better recommendation than we 'Keep Coming Back Here' which says it all.

Review by Damian, Jackie, Christopher and Katie, Liverpool, Merseyside.


Fantastic stay at Greystone Pool. John & Barbara make you feel totally at home and can't do enough for you.

Will definitely recommend this B & B.

Review by Trevor, Charley & Bradley Dunstan, Poole, Dorset.


Local knowledge & tips, very good and useful. Made to feel at home and will surely be back again.

Will definitely recommend John & Barbara to our friends. Again, thank you.

Review by Kevin & Jules & Jay, Loughboro, Leicestershire.


Booked at short notice, and superb choice. Would recommend, Home from home.

Review by Mark & Tara, Rochester, Kent.


We had a very pleasant stay and were very warmly welcomed by John and Barbara as part of the family.

Review by Adriaan & Maddalena, Sebastian & Joel. Amstelveen, Holland.


A most wonderful stay - homely - so friendly - certainly worth a return, return visit.

Review by Ian & Dawn, Wellingboro, Northants.


David & I have enjoyed our 5 day break, because we've had excellent hosts in Barbara & John.

Barbara's breakfast kept us going all day. Thank you to both of you.

Review by Barbara & David, Brislington, Bristol.


Very relaxed atmosphere, local knowledge highly valued, beautiful views.

Review by Sean & Fiona, Conway, North Wales.


Many thanks especially for your helpfulness with Rueben.

You catered for our every need, the room was spotless  and everything was to a very high standard.

Review by Mark & Ruth, Bridgewater, Somerset.


Many thanks, Thank you especially for your helpfulness with Rueben. You catered for our every need.

The room was spotless and everything was to a very high standard.

Review by Mark, Ruth and Reuben, Bridgewater, Somerset.


This was our first internet booking for accommodation and it could not have been better. Well done you two!

Review by Gordon & Margaret, Droitwhich, Worcestershire.


We have travelled the world, and have not had such personal attention given. Our favourite TV programmes recorded for us to

watch in the evening, help with finding venues around the area, places and points of interest to visit.

We would recommend John & Barbara to anyone without reservation. Many thanks to you both.

Review by Barry and Joyce, Wigan, Lancashire.


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