We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Temperance House B&B

Old Temperance House The Square The Lizard, Cornwall, St Keverne, Helston TR12 6NA England
COVID-19 update: See the added health and safety measures this property is taking.Read more
View all 11 deals
* Prices are provided by our partners, and reflect average nightly room rates, including taxes and fees that are fixed, known to our partners, and due at time of booking. Please see our partners for more details.
Traveller (20)
Room & Suite (27)
Dining (6)
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
Read more
Updated 20/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in St Keverne
Old Temperance House is a 500 yr old property. You will receive a warm welcome in this family run bed and breakfast. We are in the centre of the square in St. Keverne, where you can observe and enjoy village life all year round. There are two pubs, Greenhouse restaurant, Post Office, Newsagent, Londis Store, nearby Roskilly's, an organic working Cornish farm famous for its ice cream.
Read more
Full view
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Adults only
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Room features
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Show more
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
136Reviews0Q+A31Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 131
  • 5
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Time of year
Traveller type
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
ScottmH2020 wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
We really enjoyed our stay in this beautiful and comfotable B&B. Claire and Kevin were wonderful and very friendly hosts, the room was extremely comfortable, and the breakfasts were delicious! I hope we can return some day!
Read more
Date of stay: November 2019
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Quiet, comfortable, very friendly hosts.
See more room tips
Phill wrote a review Sep 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a lovely stay in this stunning B&B for my girlfriend's birthday weekend, we had the Champagne room, which is a cozy room, perfect for two people, with a large bathroom and a nice view of the town square. The whole building is clean, tidy and well decorated with a friendly atmosphere from the owners, who also provide a great selection of breakfast choices. The B&B itself is located in a small town square which also includes 2 pubs with great food and drinks, a convenience shop, post office and 2 cafes within a few minutes walk, wonderful place in a perfect location
Read more
Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Honest Joe wrote a review Aug 2019
Nottingham80 contributions29 helpful votes
I reviewed OTH last year but feel the need to comment again. This must be the most spotless and clean B&B in the Country! Kevin and Claire are delightful and it’s a real pleasure to stay with them. Without doubt- see you again.
Read more
Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
David A wrote a review Aug 2019
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom9 contributions7 helpful votes
Made the Trip to Cornwall for my Sons wedding and was fortunate enough to stay at The Old Temperance B&B. We had a lovely relaxing stay, Kevin and Claire being superb hosts. Rooms are lovely and clean with a very comfy bed. Mornings are welcomed with a brilliant breakfast and friendly service. Will be staying again. Highly recommended!!
Read more
Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Kevin P, Owner at Old Temperance House B&B
Responded 20 Aug 2019
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again Kevin & claire
Read more
Phil/Marion wrote a review Aug 2019
Amersham, United Kingdom1 contribution
My wife and I stayed a week from 28th July. Old Temperance House is a 500 year old building tastefully modernised, spotlessly clean and bright. Kevin very welcoming and helpful with local information. An excellent breakfast which can be tailored to your requirements. Free parking on the square is a bonus! We thoroughly recommend this accommodation. Phil & Marion
Read more
Date of stay: August 2019
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$114 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandCornwallHelstonSt Keverne
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Old Temperance House B&B
Which popular attractions are close to Old Temperance House B&B?
Nearby attractions include Trebah Garden (6.8 km), Coverack Harbour (3.0 km), and Glendurgan Garden (6.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Old Temperance House B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Old Temperance House B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Old Temperance House B&B?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Old Temperance House B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Fat Apples Cafe, The Greenhouse, and Three Tuns.
Is Old Temperance House B&B located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.09 km away from the centre of St Keverne.
Are there any historical sites close to Old Temperance House B&B?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St Keverne Parish Church (0.02 km).