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The Observatory Guest House

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Our stay at the Observatory Guest House was short but sweet. The perfect base for my graduation weekend. Paul and Heidi were lovely hosts and cooked a mean breakfast! They also helped by printing of tickets and lending an iron. Our double en suite room...More

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We have really enjoyed our 4 days stay at the Observatory. Paul and Heidi have been lovely hosts and couldn't do enough for us. Breakfast was unbelievable, great quality and lots of whatever you want. Location brill too, bit of a hike back up the...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Just returned from a lovely 5 night stay at the Observatory. It is central to all amenitieswith just a stroll into town or the beaches. Our room was lovely and the breakfasts were superb. I cut down on the volume of these day by day...More

Thank Muzzyofrotherham
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Lovely owners and a great place if the owners put a small amount of effort into making it more than just about good enough. The room smelt of bleach and the old tired towels where bleach stained and have never seen a drop of fabric...More

Thank triplevoska1234
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Only a 10 minute walk into the town. Rooms clean and comfortable bed. Breakfast tasty and plentiful, didn't need lunch after Observatory breakfast ! Lovely friendly hosts Paul & Heidi. All you need in a B&B. We would defiantly stay again.

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Breakfast included
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US$ 102 - US$ 140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$ 102 - US$ 140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Response from Muzzyofrotherham | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know all rooms are ensuite and we will certainly return.
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"Ground floor room is comfortable but a bit tight for space. Maybe other rooms are larger."
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"Ground floor room available"
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"Only saw two rooms but both was as nice and each other ... Both can offer a good nights sleep"
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"Room 2 was comfortable for two adults and one child"
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