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“If I could give it 6 out of 5 I would!”
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Lanyon Quoit
View towards Cape Cornwall spring low tide
Spring garden
Gwenver beach April 2011
Jubilee Outdoor Pool Penzance
St Michael's Mount
Gwenver Beach Summer 2012
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Madron, Penzance, Cornwall, England

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Joe H
Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“If I could give it 6 out of 5 I would!”
Reviewed 30 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Having just spent a weekend in The Flower House I really can't recommend it enough. It's the perfect size for two, is spotlessly clean and decorated in such a way that explaining to my girlfriend she couldn't live there forever proved the only downside!
Great location just outside Penzance and a few mins off the A30 so travelling around Cornwall to all the places we wanted was easy.
Claudine was very welcoming and really informative whenever we had questions about the area etc and provided a really handy overview of local resturants, useful numbers etc.
We will certainly be returning and will recommend it to anyone who will listen.

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Liked best: The overall decoration of the Flower House.
Liked least: We couldn't find a single think we didn't love!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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lindshous...
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“The perfect accomodation”
Reviewed 13 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

The Flower House is an amazing, stunning and comfortable place to stay. We stayed for 3 nights and wish we had booked for longer. Although we were very lucky with the weather and got to enjoy breakfast on the decking everyday I am equally confident that if the weather had been bad we would still have loved the place. I am not a winter person, but even I would enjoy staying here during the winter months, curling up in front of the fire with one of the books or DVD's on offer. Every inch of the accommodation is stunning and we have both come home full of ideas for our own houses. Claudine is lovely and very helpful. The location is also ideal with easy access to many towns, beaches and gardens. I can't want to stay here again next year.

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Liked best: The look of the property and how comfortable it was
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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PthePBrus...
Brussels
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Cute holiday house - perfect for a couple even on rainy days”
Reviewed 16 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

We had a fantastic time at the flower house! It is situated in the backyard of a nice family's home close to Penzance. As a young couple of two German expats taking some time off from busy London we very much enjoyed the calmness (one doesn't notice the proprietors at all, because their house is looking to the other side). Claudine gave us really helpful tips, e.g. where to find the best beach to enjoy sunset. On a rainy evening we enjoyed the cosy couch in front of the fire place - a huge basket of logs was provided for free. Look at the pictures - they don't lie.

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Liked best: Sitting on the couch in front of the fire place during a rainy evening. And the style of the interior design.
Liked least: It takes some time to get warm water from the shower.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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JoClarke9...
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect little cottage - a home from home!”
Reviewed 2 May 2013 for a stay in April 2013

The Flower house is a beautifully decorated well equipped cottage. The décor is tasteful & the furnishings make for a comfortable stay. We stayed for 6 nights mid April & had a mixture of sunshine & showers. The cottage was a great base to travel to places nearby - St Michael's Mount, Lands End, Sennen, St Ives - all a short car journey. On the rainy days it was lovely to come back, light the log burner & have a cosy evening.
The kitchen is very well equipped & we cooked on a few evenings with no problems. The bedroom is a good size with the most amazing bed (see previous reviews) Its VERY comfortable with stylish, clean smelling, crisp linen. Perfect to fall into after a long days walking. We would stay at The Flower Cottage again on visiting Cornwall.

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Liked best: The comfortable bed
Liked least: No Wifi
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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farfromea...
Yorkshire
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“Comfortable and stylish little cottage”
Reviewed 16 May 2012 for a stay in May 2012

A very well equipped holiday cottage located at the back of the owners home. The location was very good for getting around the south of Cornwall. St. Ives, Land's End, St Michael's Mount were all within a short drive. Inside the cottage is comfortable, stylish, very well maintained and clean. We ate in a few times and the kitchen was well equipped so we had no problem preparing meals from scratch. The wood burner made for cosy evenings in and we enjoyed making the fire, something novel for us, even though it was not really that cold as the cottage also had two good radiators! A mention must be made to the really, really comfortable bed; I took note of the make as it was so comfy I intend to source same for home. Claudia was very helpful and welcoming without being intrusive in any way. The booking was handled very efficiently. Overall a very nice place to stay.

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Liked best: The comfortable bed!
Liked least: No view
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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