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Hassocks, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We returned for another December visit as we have several times before. This has been, and remains, one of our favourite hotels to stay in. The location is fantastic, the atmosphere superb and the staff attentive and eager to please. However it has been taken over by Bespoke and it really does need to ensure that it keeps its eye... More 

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Southwest
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73 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Portloe is a small village right on the coast ,so follow sat nav for best result ,the hotel is right on the slipway so you have a great view of the sea and coast line,the food we found to be ok but very small portions and really overpriced,a little dissapointed that I had to explain to a member of staff... More 

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Thank davelebehty
David T, General Manager at The Lugger Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review on your recent stay with us here at The Lugger. I am sorry we did not completely satisfy you and will pass your comments on to the teams concerned. There are remedial works going on in the new year and will ensure that your points are noted and where possible acted on I hope that... More 

Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great place to escape to out of season if you want to enjoy great food and wine, some amazing walks, and an idyllic Cornish fishing village. This little gem is situated at the top of the slipway and the restaurant has amazing views out to sea. There is a cosy lounge with a log fire. We found... More 

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1 Thank Ian W
David T, General Manager at The Lugger Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review following your recent stay with us here at The Lugger. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and will make sure the team here see your positive feedback. I hope that we have the opportunity of seeing you in Portloe again Kind regards David More 

swindon
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only found this hotel through Secret Escapes and so glad we did. The hotel is located in a small village and we wouldn't of found it by chance. Our room exceeded our expectation, however, a strange smell in the bathroom which reminded me of hospital toilets. The bed was very comfortable and we both slept very well. We were... More 

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Thank tonye252
David T, General Manager at The Lugger Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tonye, Our thanks for posting such a complimentary review. The team do try very hard and it is pleasing when comments such as yours are recorded. We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again, perhaps in the Spring when The Lugger starts to enjoy the changing season and increase in temperature. Kind regards David More 

bewdley
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47 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for a couple of nights in dog friendly room ( which was a bonus )... sideways view of the bay. Good sized room with bath and good facilities and wifi - but the smallest telly I ever seen. We dined in the restaurant on the first evening and food was freshly prepared and excellent...restaurant overlooks the pretty little bay... More 

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David T, General Manager at The Lugger Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review on your recent stay with us here at The Lugger, being a recent addition to the team I agree that views and position are exceptional. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and will make sure the team here see your positive feedback and would look forward to seeing you again Kind... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful little hotel in Portloe, beautiful location in a very small village. Bespoke hotel, fine food, great service and beautiful views from restaurant and most of bedrooms. Ideal for a romantic getaway. Two lovely terraces for pre dinner or after dinner drinks! Heaven! Loved the decor in our room, nautical theme. We stayed in Boathouse section of hotel,but we're not... More 

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Kieran L, Manager at The Lugger Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review on your stay with us. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that you took advantage of all the great attractions close by! Hope to welcome you back in the future! Best wishes Robert McPhee Acting General Manager More 

Wisbech, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I are just home after a fabulous 3 day stay at this lovely bespoke Hotel nestled alongside the fishermen's boat launching ramp in the centre of the tiny cove of Portloe. This was our second visit and we had hoped that the friendly welcome and amazing service along with amazing cuisine, would be as good as the... More 

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Kieran L, Manager at The Lugger Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for the great review on your stay with us! Cant wait to welcome you back! Best wishes Robert McPhee Acting General Manager More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 4th visit here, but a disappointment. Our room was a tiny cottage with a stunning view, however weather was awful and we were really cut off. Had to go out in blustery rain to get to Restauant. In all the rooms we've stayed in previously there's been a turn down service whilst we've been out at dinner, providing a... More 

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Kieran L, Manager at The Lugger Hotel, responded to this review

I am disappointed to here that we did not meet your expectations on this visit. The umbrella in the cottage is something we will look at but the rain is no excuse to miss your turndown and something I will look into as its these we touches we pride ourselfs on. I do hope we can welcome you back to... More 

Cumbria
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48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been much travelled, I have to say as a UK holiday destination you don't get better than this. The hotel is in a stunning location. The staff are professional and hard working. The food is top notch and they can't do enough for you to make your stay memorable. I will definitely recommend this hotel, and it certainly deserves... More 

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Kieran L, Manager at The Lugger Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review on your recent stay with us here at The Lugger. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and will make sure the team here see your positive feedback. Kind regards Robert McPhee Acting General Manager More 

Athelstone
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful location overlooking the Portloe harbour entrance. After a drive through some beautiful country side down narrow roads, it is a most welcoming location. Waves crashing on the rocks, staff made us feel right at home whilst we awaited our room as we arrived quite early. They made us a lovely pot of tea. We didn't have to... More 

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Kieran L, Manager at The Lugger Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post this wonderful review on your recent stay with us. I was delighted to you read your kind words and that you took advantage of one of our wonderful sea view rooms here at the Lugger. Hopefully it wont be too long before we can welcome you back for another Gin... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lugger is nestled at the foot of a valley with picturesque cove and tiny harbour. Portloe is part of the beautiful Roseland Peninsula, surrounded by cliffs and headlands which form part of the Cornish Coastal Footpath. The Lugger sits right at the water’s edge in the very heart of the village and has been recently transformed following a major renovation programme. All the public rooms have been refurbished and greatly improved to offer comfort and functionality in the truly unique setting of this historic harbour. Luxurious touches throughout have helped the hotel to gain multiple awards, The Lugger has been named ‘Best Seaside Hotel’ by The Sunday Times, has featured on the Condé Naste Travellers ‘Hot List’ and also features in the Mr and Mrs Smith and Hip Hotels guidebooks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lugger Hotel

Address: Portloe TR2 5RD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Roseland Peninsula > Portloe
Price Range: ₹ 7,663 - ₹ 18,427 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lugger Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Try and pick seaview in the main hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles MarieMN6654TM, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room 201 has a £60 per night supplement but is well worth it for the best view and super large bed coupled to a private balcony area”
 of 5 bubbles johnymax, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view -”
 of 5 bubbles BabyBoo1718, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Got to go for the sea views..... crazy not to !”
 of 5 bubbles ZoeWiltshire, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The low cost rooms are VERY small.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelgE9490VI, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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