Polraen Country House

SandplaceLooePL13 1PJUnited Kingdom
Bed & Breakfast
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About Polraen Country House

Situated in the tranquil countryside, just three minutes by car from Looe, Polraen Country House offers award winning hospitality in a charming 18th century coaching inn.

The bedrooms are neat, well-furnished and feature flat screen TV’s, tea/coffee stations, and hairdryers. A special feature is the cushioned bay windows in each room. Free in-room Wi-Fi is available.

The Polraen Country House is set in its own country garden, which guests are welcome to enjoy fully. There is plenty of free on-site parking available, but there are also good public transport links nearby.

Breakfast is served in the lovely conservatory and features both the full English, and alternative options. The property tries to source locally wherever possible.

The Polraen Country House is a great base to explore Devon and Cornwall. Looe itself is just 2.2 miles away, while evocative Dartmoor is about 26 miles.


Sandplace, Looe, PL13 1PJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1503263956 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Satellite TV
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 10:30

Positive Reviews

Good with or without a car

Both guests who travelled by car, and those who came by train, seemed to be happy with Polraen. The motorists liked that there was ample on-site parking, while those without a car still felt they could get about due to the proximity of the train and bus service. At the local station guests even got to flag down their train.

Knowledgeable and welcoming owners

The owners and hosts, Gill and Martin, come in for pretty much universal praise. They are described as very welcoming on arrival and the perfect hosts for the duration of a guest's stay. Also mentioned is their knowledge of the surrounding area, which was much appreciated.

Great walks nearby

Quite a few guests are avid ramblers, and give the area thumbs up for variety. Particularly mentioned were the coastal walks near Polpero, but there seem to be many walks starting right from the guest house as well.

Negative Reviews

Not really walking distance to Looe

While no claims are made to the contrary some guests do mention that it is not really easy to walk to Looe. They thought that if they didn't have a car they'd be somewhat stuck later at night when the buses stop running.

The mushrooms at breakfast

There were very few negative comments about Polraen to be found anywhere. The breakfast is overwhelmingly well received, but a couple o guests point out that the mushrooms served are too spicy for their taste. Guests who do not like spicy foods can perhaps forego them in favour of a delicious alternative.

King bed in standard size room

There is one room in the guest house which contains a king size bed, but is a fairly regular size room. Some guests feel cramped in this room.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 71 reviews across the web
9.2 /10
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    9.8 /10
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    8.7 /10
9.2 out of 10 based on 71 reviews