The Observatory Guest House

27 Western Terrace, Falmouth TR11 4QL
01326 314509

Welcome to The Observatory a comfortable and homely guest house located in Falmouth. The foundation stone of The Observatory was laid on August 12th 1884 by the Earl of Mount Edgecumbe who was the President of the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society. The stone can be seen at the left of the front entrance.


The Observatory Guest House is centrally located to town, seafront and safe beaches, 5 minute walk to the town and a 10 minute walk to beach and is an ideal location to visit many of Cornwall many attractions. The National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Trebah and Glendurgan Gardens, the Eden Project, the Lizard Peninsula, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Roseland and Lands End are all within easy reach.

Double en-suite from £60 per room per night Bed & Breakfast.
Family Rooms en-suite start from £75.00 per night Bed & Breakfast but prices vary depending on how many children and their ages. Children in their own En-suite room same price as adults.
Double room, Single rate from £45.00 put prices vary depending on time of year.

Falmouth is a vibrant town, a working port and sailing haven which offer visitors varied shops, restaurants, art galleries and more. Throughout the year, the Falmouth area hosts many land, sea and river based festivals, such as the Spring Festival, Oyster Festival, Falmouth Week Regatta, SPLASH Creative Festival and local regattas. You will also find activities and live music at Pendennis Castle, National Maritime Museum Cornwall, the Princess Pavilions and Falmouth Art Gallery.

We are open all year round for Bed & Breakfast, our breakfast menu is varied a freshly cooked to order, we use local suppliers and Cornish produce, vegetarians catered for, if you have any dietary requirement such as gluten free bread or soya milk required please tell us when booking and we will get the produce in for you. All our 6 rooms are en-suite with tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary Cornish biscuits supplied, large LCD TV’s, DVD players, clock radios and hairdryers, we supply towels for you bath or shower but please bring you own beach towel. Shampoo and shower gel supplied as well as soap and hand cream.

We have free off-road parking for up to six cars and free Wi-Fi.

Facilities and more info

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For further information on all the facilities on offer please visit the website.


Room Type
Double en-suite
from £65.00 per room per night
Single occupancy
from £40.00 per night
from £80.00 per room per night

Note: Prices are a guide only and may be subject to change by the proprietors.

Our Location

The Observatory Guest House

27 Western Terrace, Falmouth TR11 4QL
01326 314509