The Falmouth Hotel

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The Falmouth Hotel
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The Falmouth Hotel
The Falmouth Hotel is located in Cornwall
The Falmouth Hotel
Location in southern Cornwall
General information
Location Cliff Road, Gyllyngvase, Falmouth, Cornwall, UK
Coordinates 50°8′52″N 5°3′30″W / 50.14778°N 5.05833°W / 50.14778; -5.05833Coordinates: 50°8′52″N 5°3′30″W / 50.14778°N 5.05833°W / 50.14778; -5.05833
Opening 9 May 1865
Technical details
Floor count 5
Other information
Number of rooms 71

The Falmouth Hotel is a hotel on the seafront in the northeastern part of Gyllyngvase in Falmouth, Cornwall. The oldest hotel in Falmouth, it opened on 9 May 1865 to provide to tourists due to the new railway station being linked nearby.[1] It is located next to the Royal Duchy Hotel. The foundation stone was laid on 6 August 1863, by Robert Tweedy and it cost about £9000.[1] Additions were added in 1880, 1898 and 1972.[2] The hotel has 71 rooms and is set in 5 acres (2.0 ha) of landscaped gardens.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Polsue, Joseph (1867). A complete parochial history of the county of Cornwall [ed. by J. Polsue]. p. 411. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Richmond, Lesley; Stockford, Bridget (April 1986). Company archives: the survey of the records of 1000 of the first registered companies in England and Wales. Gower. p. 300. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "The Falmouth Hotel". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 

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