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FAQ's
Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Is the Athenaeum Lodge a Travelodge?
  2. Is there a car park available at Athenaeum Lodge Guest House?
  3. Is internet access available?
  4. What are the check in/check out times?
  5. What type of credit cards do you accept?
  6. I would like to leave a review about my experience at this Plymouth Bed and Breakfast?
  7. How far is the Guest House from a Public House?
  8. How far is the Bed and Breakfast from the Plymouth Train Station?
  9. How to reach the Bed and Breakfast from the Plymouth Ferry Port?
  10. How to reach there by car?
  11. What are the major attractions close to the Athenaeum Lodge Guest House?
  12. What kinds of rooms are available?

ANSWERS:

 Is the Athenaeum Lodge a Travelodge?

A1. No, the Athenaeum Lodge  is not a Travelodge but a Guest House on the Plymouth Hoe, run on a Bed and Breakfast only basis.  We offer you superior and personal hospitality at good rates, all the year round. The Plymouth Hoe Travelodge is 5 minutes walk from the Guest House.

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 Is there a car park available at Athenaeum Lodge Guest House?

A2. Yes. Parking is to the rear of the Guest House accessed from Citadel Road or Crescent Avenue. We have two spaces available on a first come first served basis. Please park either in front of the red decking or down as far as possible to the side of the Guest House. If you park in the car park we will require your car keys in case we have to move your car for any reason.

On street metered parking is also available and is chargeable between 10.00 and 18.00. Instead of feeding the meter we have available for day parking Council Parking Permits at £2.00 per day. The evening hours, between 18.00 and 10.00, on street metered parking is free.

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 Is internet access available?

A3. Wireless(WiFi) and Broadband Internet service available at the hotel. The free use of a computer in the dinning room is also available for Internet use.

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 What are the check in/check out times?

A4. Mon – Saturday
Between 12:00 - 14:00
Between 16:30 – 19:00

Sunday
12:00 – 14:30 or 16:30 onwards

Please advise us of your arrival time, otherwise we will assume you will arrive between 18:00 - 19:00.
Arrival after 19:00 is by arrangement only.

Please advise us of your arrival time, otherwise we will assume you will arrive between 18:00 - 19:00. Arrival after 19:00 is by arrangement only.  However, we do have an external keybox, code operated, so by prior arrangement only, anybody arriving at hours outside those mentioned above will be able to gain access to the Guest House and their room.  Check out time is 10:30.

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 What type of credit cards do you accept?

A5. We accept all major credit cards. 3% Surcharge with all card payments.

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 I would like to leave a review about my experience at this Bed and Breakfast?

A6. You can read our B&B reviews or write about your experience at the Athenaeum Lodge Guest House. Go to our home page to find websites to read or write reviews.

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 How far is the Guest House from a Public House?

A7. There is a Public House in Athenaeum Street, about 100 metres. There are many more within a short walking distance.

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How far is Athenaeum Lodge from the Plymouth Train Station?

A8. Plymouth railway station  is about 1 mile or about 20 minutes walk and 5 minutes by taxi. It is a main line station with various destinations throughout the UK. .

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 How to reach the hotel from the Plymouth Ferry Terminal??

A9. For boat passengers arriving at Plymouth's Ferry Port, we are about 400 metres away or just 10 minutes walk and 2 minutes by car.

At the roundabout at the exit of the ferry terminal, turn right. You will pass Sippers, the pub on you right, after a short distance and will approach another roundabout. Take the 3rd exit, which will take you behind the Duke of Cornwall Hotel. This road is Citadel Road. Continue along Citadel road for about two hundred metres and take the 2nd turning on your left. This is Athenaeum Street. The Guest House is on the left just a few metres down Athenaeum Street.

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 How to reach there by car?

A10. From the A38 follow the city centre signs for 2 3/4 miles, at this point you will need to be in the left hand lane.You will approach a set of traffic lights with a left fork marked "THE BARBICAN-THE HOE-THE SEAFRONT" Take this fork and keep on the road until you come to a set of traffic lights with a pub called THE WALRUS on your left.
Turn Left here, and the Guest House is at the top of the road, on the right hand side.

Location Map of Athenaeum Lodge Guest House Plymouth

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 What are the major attractions close to the hotel?

A11. We are located on the Hoe, Plymouth. The main attractions near the hotel are :

  • Plymouth Hoe
  • Plymouth Barbican
  • National Marine Aquarium
  • Theatre Royal & Plymouth Pavillions
  • Mount Edgcumbe Country Park
  • All these places are easily reachable from the hotel by foot.

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 What kinds of rooms are available?

A12. We have several types of good quality and affordable accommodation, like:

  • Single Occupancy Rooms
  • Double Rooms
  • Twin Rooms
  • Triple Family Room
  • Most Rooms with en-suite facilities.

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