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Edgcumbe Guest House

50 Pier Street
West Hoe

Fax: +44 01752 395975

Tel: +44 01752 660675

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Arrival Date:
Mon , 27th June 2022
Departure Date:
Tues , 28th June 2022
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Room 1 - for 1 guest(s)


COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place - Where 2 metres is not possible
  • 2m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Doctor available 24/7
  • Face mask essential (provided) - Washable fabric face masks or single use disposable masks are available to purchase
  • Face masks available for visitors
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors clearly marked for social distancing
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Individually wrapped toiletries
  • Online booking possible
  • Online ordering available
  • Open now
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Room service available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Temperature checks for visitors - Contactless digital thermometer
  • Virtual menus

About us

COVID-19.   We've been working hard behind the scenes to make sure we can care for guests and staff.  We've introduced measures such as hand sanitisation stations and PPE and have been awarded the Visit England "Good to Go"  and AA "Covid Care" certifications.  If you have any queries or concerns, please call us and we'll be happy to discuss with you.  

We are ideally located just a stone’s throw from Plymouth’s stunning waterfront, the multi award winning Edgcumbe Guest House is just perfect for your stay in Plymouth. 

This highly recommended, well maintained, top quality boutique guest house has a choice of en suite rooms to suit everyone and a self catering apartment which sleeps up to four people. 

Treat yourselves to a stay in our luxury king size four poster bedroom which has an en suite complete with his and hers basins and double walk in shower, or the large triple room with king size bed and side view of the sea, or for more independence spread out in the spacious self catering suite which has a kitchen area too.  We also have twin, double or triple rooms, two of which are on the ground floor.   All our rooms are en suite and are beautifully decorated with luxury bedding, USB points and digital flatscreen Freeview tvs with dozens of channels as standard.   All rooms have hairdryers, luxury toiletries and generous beverage trays with tea, coffee, hot chocolate, biscuits and chocolates.

By popular demand, rooms are available on a 'room only' basis as there are lots of cafes and restaurants close by where you lcan enjoy stunning views of Plymouth Hoe and the seafront.  If you prefer, we offer a breakfast tray delivered to your bedroom. Along with a tasty hot breakfast bap, there's a selection of other breakfast items to choose from including cereals, yoghurts and juice.  This is proving to be extremely popular as it means a more leisurely start to the day and gives you the option of having breakfast in bed.  Breakfast trays are £15 per person and can be added to your booking at the time of booking or on arrival. 

A hosted check-in is from 4pm - 9pm.  For ultimate flexibility, you can opt for a self check-in which can be any time you choose from 12 noon. 

We use roadside parking and have concessionary tickets available for our guests.  Tickets cost just £5 for each day of your stay and can be pre-ordered or purchased on arrival.

Carla has been running Edgcumbe Guest House for 25 years and is proud to continue the ongoing refurbishment work which make this one of the top guest houses in Plymouth.  The guest house has been in her family for over 50 years so she has a wealth of experience and knowledge about the hospitality industry and Plymouth as a destination and can help you with every aspect of your stay from booking taxis to recommendations for things to do and see.

We are within easy walking distance of theatres, Plymouth Pavilions, City Centre, The Hoe and Barbican.  Plymouth University, the train and bus stations and ferry port are close by. 

There are dozens of restaurants, bars, cafes and places to eat just a few minutes from us.

We are on the South West Coast Path and welcome walkers.  We are proud to support the SWCP Association as a Waymaker and work alongside Luggage Transfers so you can be assured that your luggage will be dropped off and collected securely. 

Please phone for further details or to have any questions answered.

Please see our website for the latest offers.



Hosted check-in is strictly from 4-9pm.  There is a self check-in option offering ultimate flexibility and freedom which is available anytime from 12 noon.  Please ask for details.  Check-out is 10a.m  It's often possible to leave your luggage here until later in the day, just ask!

Breakfast Times

Breakfast trays are served from 8-9am Monday to Sunday.   A takeaway “breakfast in a bag” is available before 8am.


Roadside parking using a concessionary Visitor Ticket at just £5 per day.  Tickets are available from the guest house.  

Book either by phone 01752 660675 or our web site

Gradings and awards

2021 Traveller Review Award 9.6

2021 Best Business of 2021, Top Three Best Rated, Plymouth

2020 - Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Award

2019 - Tripadvisor Hall of Fame in recognition of 5 consecutive years of consistently high ratings from Tripadvisor and awarded to just 10% of businesses

2019 - Experts’ Choice, Best of Plymouth award.

2019 - Lonely Planet - outstanding review.

2019 - - outstanding 9.6 award

2018 and 2019 - ‘Loved by Guests’ Award winner

2015 - Winner of Best Accommodation Provider, Bed and Breakfast, Plymouth City and Waterfront Awards.

2014 Finalist Best Accommodation Provider, Bed and Breakfast, Plymouth City and Waterfront Awards.


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Number of Rooms / Units
Room Type / Room Tariff*
Double en suite - From£35.00 per person (room only)
Family with en suite - From£35.00 per person (room only)
Single with en suite bathroom - From£55.00 per person (room only)
Twin en suite - From£35.00 per person (room only)

*All rooms are sold on a 'room only' basis to allow guests more freedom of choice. We offer a breakfast tray delivered to your room which includes a tasty hot breakfast bap, cereals, juice and yoghurts. This is extremely popular with guests who enjoy a more relaxed morning and also gives you the chance to have breakfast in bed. The breakfast tray is excellent value at just £15 per person.

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  • Assistance Dogs


  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Serve breakfast

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - Children over 6 years welcome
  • Accept Children Over 3

Establishment Features

  • Beach within 100m
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Central heating throughout
  • Ironing facilities
  • Near coastal path - The South West Coast Path and Plymouth Waterfront Walkway is 20 yards from us.
  • Open All Year
  • Sea Views - Some rooms have a sideways sea view
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Romantic - Relax in our beautifully stylish four poster bedroom with luxury en suite.
  • Seafront - We are 20 yards from the stunning sea front and Plymouth Hoe foreshore.

Parking & Transport

  • Off site parking - Concessionary tickets are available at just £5 for each night of your stay. If you book direct via our own website or by phone we will supply these free of charge.
  • On site parking - We have very limited private parking which is offered on a first come first served basis for guests who book direct. Unfortunately we’re not able to reserve parking spaces.

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • All major credit cards accepted
  • American Express accepted
  • Cash accepted
  • Contactless payment accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Central Heating
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Digital TV
  • Electric shaver point
  • En-suite
  • Four poster beds available
  • Free View TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ground Floor Accommodation
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Modem point in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • TV in all bedrooms
  • WiFi

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Special provisions for walkers

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available


Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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