The Alverton - Truro

ex. Alverton Manor Hotel

Tregolls Road, Truro, United Kingdom, TR11ZQshow map
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Overview

The central The Alverton Guest House is placed near Tregothnan, Holywell Bay Fun Park and St. Just in Roseland Church inviting guests with free private parking, a restaurant and a meeting room. The venue was refurbished in 2012. This property provides 24-hour reception, laundry and room service.

The property boasts a beautiful location 10 minutes’ walk away from Truro city center, close to a cathedral and a museum. A railway station is set close to The Alverton Guest House. Guests can try British meals in the gastropub The Alverton Bar & Brasserie located close to the villa.

Just 25 minutes' drive from Newquay Cornwall airport.

Rooms

There are rooms with free wireless internet, individual climate control, pay TV, a sitting area and a trouser press in The Alverton Guest House. They offer a classic interior and carpet floor. Beds fitted with a pillow-top mattress and foam pillows are available. Guests can use an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer, bath sheets and dressing gowns.

Eat & Drink

Kitchen amenities feature an electric kettle, a dishwasher, coffee/tea makers and a fridge.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire villa for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   33.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Air conditioning
TV

Flat-screen TV

Laundry
Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Garden area

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Courtyard view

Room features

  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:00FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Truro CathedralTruro Cathedral1900 ft14 St. Marys Street
Hall for CornwallHall for Cornwall2100 ftBack Quay, Truro
Lemon Street Market Lemon Street Market 2500 ftLemon Street Market Lemon Street
Royal Cornwall MuseumRoyal Cornwall Museum2600 ftRoyal Cornwall Museum 25 River Street
Skinner's BrewerySkinner's Brewery3200 ftNewham Road Riverside
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The Alverton Bar & BrasserieThe Alverton Bar & Brasserie100 ftTregolls Road
The Rising Sun PubThe Rising Sun Pub800 ftMitchell Hill
Kathmandu PalaceKathmandu Palace1600 ft19 Old Bridge Street
AmethystAmethyst1400 ft1-2 New Bridge Street
The Old VicarageThe Old Vicarage1500 ftSt Clement
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TrelissickTrelissick3.4 miOn B3289 above King Harry ferry
Poppy Cottage Garden Poppy Cottage Garden 5.5 miRuan High Lanes
Melinsey MillMelinsey Mill5.9 mi
St. Just in Roseland ChurchSt. Just in Roseland Church6.0 mi RoselandEngland
Redruth Town CentreRedruth Town Centre6.5 miFore Street
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Getting around
Airports
Lands End (LEQ)30.0 mi
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Reviews
8.0
FabulousBased on  68  reviews

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8.0
Rooms
8.0
Service
  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Everything! The building is beautiful, old and elegant in appearance, with modern, very comfortable facilities. Our room was described as a 'standard double' but was about twice the size of double rooms in the many other hotels in which we have stayed. The towels, toiletries and refreshments were replenished daily. The gardens (grounds, really) are extensive, well-kept and lovely to walk around. The breakfasts were amazing, with a wide range of buffet style cold foods and hot meals freshly cooked to order. (Do try the smoked salmon and scrambled egg. It's fabulous!) All the staff, young and old were friendly, very helpful and welcoming, whether it was early morning or late evening. I have already recommended Alverton Manor to all our relatives, who are all determined to stay there sometime too.

  • 6.6
    Good

    the bed was comfy but the pillows was not to thin and puffy. not a big enough mirror in our room to see to use my hair straightners or the light was not very good to get ready to glam up for going out.the staff were brillant nothing to much trouble. a bit of walk into town but mostly flat road.

    they just need to put abit more attention to details to the things in the rooms

  • 8.8
    Superb

    food was excellent as was the srvice

    drivingout to get to west side of town very tricky in the morning withh lots of traffic

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Alverton Manor is an amazing place and certainly has the wow factor on arrival! All the staff young and older were brilliant - nothing was too much trouble for any of them. Although the car park is up a small hill from reception there is always a porter on hand to help you with your luggage. There is a night porter on duty from 11pm - 7am which is handy if you come back late or if you need anything during the night. The rooms are enormous, the beds comfortable and the bedding is cotton with soft snuggly duvets. Big white towels and bathrobes are supplied in the huge bathrooms and also a fair selection of toiletries. The cooked breakfast was excellent with a good choice of cereals, nuts, dried fruit, juices to start and plenty of fresh coffee, tea & toast supplied throughout This hotel is in an excellent location for the city (5 mins walk to the Cathedral) and has beautiful grounds with a lovely terrace. As some people have said previously, the decor is slightly tired (but not tatty) in places, however the new owners have begun an extensive refurbishment of the whole hotel. The day porter showed me the recently decorated honeymoon suite and it is stunning. If this is the standard they are working towards it will be fabulous. I would recommend you stay here if you are visiting Truro.

    I could hear traffic noise all night from my room at the front - however as the hotel is situated up a slight hill and across gardens from the main road, it wasn't loud - rather more like a background sound which I found more soothing than intrusive. The windows in my room were huge and lead framed - in keeping with the building - and not double glazed, but they did have very thick lined curtains to keep out draughts and deaden noise. The heated towell rail/radiator in the bathroom wasn't working so the bathroom was quite cold in the morning - however when I reported it to the receptionist she was very apologetic and promised to have it mended in time for the next guest. Be warned the price quoted to stay here is for a room only - there is separate charge of £12.95 per person for breakfast!!

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The atmosphere created by the building itself enhanced by the period furnishings. The friendliness and helpfulness of the staff who also appeared to be enthusiastic about the building.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Quaint Manor style unlike the modern purpose built hotels. Friendly and helpful staff

    Slow service

  • 6.0
    Good

    Very friendly and cheerful staff. Interesting building.

    No lift. No illumination to fire escape.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Most of the staff were very friendly and interested in how our day had been-especially the girl staff on the bar and in the restuarant.We did enjoy our stay.

    The dinner menu was rather restricted in that there were not many main course dishes.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Location and setting. Friendliness of staff. Breakfast.Proximity ti City Centre.

    Absence of a lift.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    We found the staff very welcoming and friendly. They were without exception very helpful. The Hotel buildings were impressive and beatifully located among mature trees. The two bathrooms in our room were a great boon making it quicker to get down stairs to the excellent breakfasts.

    There is no lift and the decor is a little faded.

  • 6.2
    Good

    nice atmosphere period hotel nice grounds

    bit tired looking needs a bit of refurbishnment in places

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    its hard to say what Alverton Manor is like the only thing i can come up with was amazing we loved every moment we where there and the staff made us feel special i would and i have recommended this hotel to all my friends and family who are so jealous of the photos of the hotel they want to go there.

    there was nothing to dislike

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The atmosphere was great and the staff were very thoughtful. I liked the wi-fi in the room, I had matters to take care of and that was a great help. It was very comfortable.

    The shower curtain. I know its very minor but there are better options out there and its a simple fix.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The location was good and the building very interesting as were the gardens and patio area. Staff were excellent and made the stay enjoyable as they were both charming and very helpful too-nothing was too much trouble.

    I did think that there was need for refurbishment-the interior was a little "tired" in some areas-nonetheless it was very comfortable.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Room sizes very good Breakfast excellent Plenty of parking Free wifi thoughout hotel

    Although room was spacious decor and furniture needs updating

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Highlights
8
FabulousBased on  68 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:00FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Lands End (LEQ)30.0 mi
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