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“Perfect accommodation and location in Looe”
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The wonderful view from your balcony
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60 reviews
The wonderful view from your balcony
Dining with a sea view
Modern, light and airy accommodation
Comfy bedroom with sea view, ample storage and hanging space, electric heater
Cosy bedroom with summer and winter quilts
A light and airy 2nd bedroom with twin beds, electric heater, blackout blind
Cosy throws will keep you warm
HDTV, and fantastic fully equipped kitchen
Halogen Hob and Fan assisted Oven
Your modern stylish bathroom with Airboost power shower
Relax on the comfortable sofa
Plenty of workspace, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, microwave, oven, hob
Step out of the large sliding door to the fantastic tiled terrace, ideal for those long summer days
Soak up the sun on the large patio
Cornish cream tea with wonderful views to the countryside and the sea
Black Rock cafe and beach bar 3 minutes stroll away
Black Rock Beach Cafe serving tasty Breakfasts, Lunch and Evening Meals
A seasonal shop for your essentials
The cafe terrace with Looe island in the distance
The bar with the best view
Watersports hire in season
Paddle boarding from the beach
Rockpooling right on your doorstep
Springtime on the coastal path from Looe
Birds gather on Black Rock to watch the sunset!
The beautiful bluebell woods above the villa are stunning in May
Great walks from Black Rock Beach
The fabulous South West Coastal Path walk to Polperro
Visit the wonderful fishing village of Looe by walking the coastal path
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Villa -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Looe, Cornwall, England

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E H
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
112 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Perfect accommodation and location in Looe”
Reviewed 10 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Nice property, bright, clean with fantastic views out to beach. Everything thought of from Ice Bag to body board ! Good base to explore this area of Cornwall. Nice sight with private beach. Nice beach Café and good facilities to hire kayaks. Good jetty for crab fishing from. Use Mackerel for best results ! Nice coastal walk to Looe in 30 mins which saves on parking Looe which could be a nightmare!

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Liked best: All of it, balcony to sit on with breakfast and then later a glass of wine in the evening.
Liked least: A shop on sight would have been good to get every day things. You can order milk and bread from the beah cafe but sometimes just needed something more.
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
16 Aug 2014
So glad you enjoyed your stay, thank you for looking after RockPools
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Tim H
Rotherham, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“An enjoyable base for a great holiday”
Reviewed 3 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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Lovely holiday let in a great location. Refurbed really well, great view from a very generous balcony, nice & clean, well equipped, well maintained. Free Wi-Fi (with good speed) a nice touch. Good base to explore Looe and surrounding area but a little too far to walk if you have smalls. Beech is ok but more slate than sand, great for rock pooling when tide is out though Looe Harbour must be the Mecca of crabbing for me, jetty is good for diving off of when tide is half in, tidal pool gives a nice and safe area to play, shame it doesn't hold the water in better as the tide goes out. Black Rock Café serves nice food, Coddy Shack just up the road serves great fish and chips to eat in or take away but remember to book if you want to eat in. The entire resort is being restored which should be great when done. The current work being done does not interfere or spoil the holiday from this let. Looe has some really nice cafes, seafood stalls etc. Polperro is a little gem and worth a visit, looked like it had a lot of good places to eat, shame we didn't have time on the day to find out.
Great for Families who like/require the P&Q in the evenings, as we do.

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children
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Management Response
3 Aug 2014
Looe is certainly a great place for crabbing, it sounds as though you had great fun.
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Sam H
Farnborough, United Kingdom
1 review
“Very enjoyable stay and an immaculate villa!”
Reviewed 19 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Villa in lovely location with good views of Millendreath beach. Villa is very well equipped, clean and tidy. Lovely spacious balcony.
Quite a few steps to the villa so quite difficult access for people with any mobility problems. The restaurant on the beach does lovely food for a reasonable price. The beach also offers water sports equipment for hire. Sea was very calm and safe whilst there.
Local shop is quite a distance away if walking.
Walking to Looe on the coastal path is 1 1/4 mile but is up and down very steep hills. Walking the other way to Seaton is 2 1/2 miles and again is hilly.
Looe beach is sandy, clean and water is safe. Lots of shops and restaurants to wander around.
Overall a very good base. Would stay again.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
3 Aug 2014
The walks along the cliffs are certainly worth the effort. Thank you for looking after our villa and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Felt like the mediterranean”
Reviewed 25 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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person found this review helpful

We had a fantastic stay at RockPools. Facilites and equipment provided made our stay very relaxing. The apartment is spotless with great views across to the sea. Appreciate all the effort put into making this a perfect holiday location.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
3 Jul 2014
Thank you for your kind review and that you had a great time. Come back soon!
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Ivana K
Virginia Water, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing villa”
Reviewed 17 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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person found this review helpful

Stayed here with my Mum. The villa is stylish, modern and full of light, with an amazing view from the terrace, just perfect for morning coffee and glass of wine in the evening. The kitchen is very well equipped with everything you need and more. Everything feels very homely... The area is lovely and peaceful, perfect for a relaxing break from everyday buzz. Beach is just a couple of minutes away and the food in beach cafe is out of this world!
Thank you for a great stay, we will definitely come back!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
3 Jul 2014
We are so glad you had a lovely time and look forward to welcoming you back
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