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All reviews an excellent sea view be returning to this hotel family room lovely warm welcome full english stayed here fantastic stay high street a stones throw lovely hotel fresh fruit breakfast was delicious booked this hotel pool table games room minute walk family holiday
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

I stayed here with my mom and my son for 4 nights. Upon arrival, we were greeted by Margaret, the hotel owner, who had only taken over the hotel in July. She explained about breakfast, where the bar is, where the lounge is etc, and then showed us to our room. The room was pleasant and it had a lovely view of the beach that was just down the road. The room was quite clean but if you looked closely there were a few gatherings of dust in places (top of headboard,on he lid of the kettle). The beds themselves and bathroom were fine though.
The breakfast served at the hotel is very nice, and they go out of their way to cater to everyone's requests. Aside from the full English breakfast there is also a good range of cereals on offer (weetabix,muesli,cornflakes,coco pops,Frosties etc). There is also your teas, coffee, juice and toast.
The draw to this hotel has to be the location. It is minutes walk to Towan beach, where there is an aquarium and places to hire wet suits/surf boards/deck chairs etc. Coming out of the hotel and turning right, takes you up to plenty of shops, bars and restaurants.
Overall, the hotel was a pleasant place to stay but it does need a bit of TLC as it's looking a bit tired. Speaking to Margaret herself, she said that the hotel needs a bit of work, and they are planning to do a fair bit to the rooms etc during the winter months, so hopefully this will help. It has a lot of potential and Margaret is really nice. I wish her all the best at the hotel for the future.

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Claire C
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MinervaMargaret, Owner at Minerva Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Hi Claire.

A bit late but just catching up with reviews. A fair review and yes we have done a lot of work to it over the winter. It turned into a 3 year project but so far the feedback has been positive. All the sea views are done and we continue with the rest of the room this winter. It will be interesting to get your feedback should you ever return in the near future.



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