Falmouth Beach Hotel

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Falmouth Beach Hotel
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Falmouth Beach Hotel in 2007
General information
Location Gyllyngvase, Falmouth, Cornwall, UK
Coordinates 50°8′43″N 5°4′10″W / 50.14528°N 5.06944°W / 50.14528; -5.06944Coordinates: 50°8′43″N 5°4′10″W / 50.14528°N 5.06944°W / 50.14528; -5.06944
Technical details
Floor count 4
Other information
Number of rooms 120

Falmouth Beach Hotel is a hotel on the seafront of Gyllyngvase beach in Falmouth, Cornwall. The four storey 120 room hotel was operated by Best Western.[1][2]

On 30 April 2012 the hotel was devastated by a fire which broke out on the third floor at roughly 12 noon, which caused the roof to collapse and significant damage to the building.[3][1] The blaze was tackled by some 100 fire fighters.[4] Amongst the guests at the hotel at the time of the fire was Blur guitarist Graham Coxon.[1]

The hotel was bought by hotel proprietor Nigel Carpenter and reopened in April 2013 and now has 24 affordable bedrooms and apartments.

Falmouth Beach Hotel offers a warm welcome, comfortable bedrooms, beach-front self-catering apartments and a family holiday cottage.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Falmouth Beach Hotel in Cornwall destroyed by 'massive' fire". The Independent. 30 April 2012. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Watts, Peter (July 2003). The Level Guide to the South West. How To Books Ltd. p. 155. ISBN 978-1-85703-906-1. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Fire at Falmouth Beach Hotel". This is Cornwall. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Falmouth hotel fire: Blur guitarist among guests". BBC. 30 April 2012. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 

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