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Dolphin Guest House

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.7
  • Value 5.0
  • Friendliness 5.0
  • Cleanliness 5.0
  • Facilities 4.8
  • Service 5.0
  • Location 5.0

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Dolphin Guest House Information


Dolphin House, a charming Victorian Guest House overlooking Looe's beautiful estuary and ancient woodlands beyond. The historic town of Looe, with its beach, harbour and working quay are all within a few minutes walk away. Choose from seven individual en-suite rooms, standard, king-size and twin beds. All our elegant rooms offer quality beds, furniture and linens with modern shower en-suites. A real home from home atmosphere, relaxed and warm. Breakfast is served in the ground floor elegant dining room until 10 am. We use the finest Cornish produce sourced locally where ever possible and because our breakfasts are cooked to order we are happy to cater for special dietary needs including vegetarian and gluten free. Please contact us to discuss your particular needs. You are able to come and go as you please, use our licensed guest lounge and sun lounge with free internet access and complementary tea and coffee is served with our 'Sundowner' drinks menu. Watch the world go by after a full day exploring and enjoy a glass of beer or wine before going into town for the evening. Looe has many places to eat from fish and chops on the beach to fine dining by the quayside watching the boats coming home. There is much to do in Looe, with many activities available; from shark and reef fishing, boat trips along the river to coastal walks along the coastal path, ancient woodlands or historic town trail. Looe is ideally situated to explore the rest of Cornwall and South Devon. National Trust properties nearby include, Lanhydrock, Cotehele and Antony. Many places are less than and hour drive away, including the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Eden Project and Bodmin Moor. Dogs are accepted by prior arrangement and with a surcharge, please phone 01503 262578 for details or if we can help you with anything.


  • Baggage store
  • Bar
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Lounge
  • WiFi internet


  • Free parking
  • Off-site parking


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Free breakfast

Activities and Experiences

  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Fly fishing
  • Golf - miniature
  • Horse riding
  • Karaoke
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Shopping - boutique
  • Tennis court - outdoor
  • Walking
  • Water activities


ENTRANCE AND GROUND FLOOR Up a ramp with handrail 1:10 ratio, 20 foot long. 4 steps with handrail on both sides, to a patio with seating area. Further 10 steps (with railings) to front door opening to a conservatory with pleasant seating areas. Lounge and Dining room located for guest use. No bedrooms on Ground floor. FIRST FLOOR 10 steps (with handrail) to a ½ landing, where guest toilet is located. (3 steps up). 8 steps (with hand rail), to 1st floor where 3 en-suite bedrooms are situated. 2 bedrooms overlooking front of house and 1 in the rear. SECOND FLOOR 15 steps (with handrail) to 2nd floor where 4 en-suite bedrooms are located. 2 bedrooms are front facing with views and 2 are rear facing.


Check in: 13:00 till 23:30
Early check-in available on request
Check out: 11:00
Child Policy: No preference
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: No pets
Accommodation type: Guest house
Booking Terms and Conditions


  • Road from Plymouth (20.0 miles)
    From the Tamar Bridge (Plymouth); continue on the A38. At the 2nd roundabout (A387) follow the signs to Looe (B3253) as you enter Looe please switch off your Sat. Nav., Dolphin Guest House is on the left hand side before the bridge. Park in Station Road or the Keep clear area to unload/load, come up and register, then we can show you where to park.
  • Train from Liskeard (10.0 miles)
    From Liskeard mainline station change platforms to the Looe Branch Line. Dolphin House is only a short walk from the station. Turn right and we are on the left hand side of the road before the bridge.
  • Bus from Liskeard (10.0 miles)
    National Express coach stop is in Liskeard. Bus stops (east and west Looe) are nearby in Station Road, nearest stop is the Health Centre, Looe.
  • Air from Newquay/Exeter/Bristol Airports (40.0 miles)
    We are approximately 45 minutes drive from Newquay Airport, 90 minutes from Exeter Airport and 150 minutes Bristol Airport.


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