Access Statement

Access Statement for Falmouth Lodge Backapckers

Pre-Arrival and Contact Details

Contact information:

Tel: 01326 319 996

Mob: 07525 722 808

Email: judi@falmouthlode.co.uk

Website: www.falmouthbckpackers.co.uk

Address:

9, Gyllygvase Terrcae

Falmouth

Cornwall

TR11 4DL

Disabilities

Whilst we endeavour to accommodate any person with a disability or special needs we are unfortunately not very suitable for wheelchairs due to the structure and design of the building. We do have a ground floor dormitory and bathroom but a two steps must be negotiated to get to the front gate and then two more separate steps to the front porch and door.

Please do not hesitate to ring us if you would like to discuss whether we would be able to accommodate your needs
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
The hostel is located on a quiet residential street where parking is free and safe. It is normally pretty easy to find space to park.
Main Entrance, Reception Public Areas – Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc

Falmouth Lodge is an old Victorian House arranged on three floors, very simply adapted into a Hostel with 6 rooms – three twin/double/triple rooms (one spacious attic en-suite) and three dorm or family rooms of four – five or six/seven beds

Only one dorm room of 6/7 beds in on the ground floor, and on the same level as the entrance, plus one bathroom and the kitchen and lounge
Public Areas
Lounge and Kitchen are comfortable and fully equipped.

Guests have full access to both areas at any time apart from after 11pm and 7am when only the Kitchen is closed.

Strict No Smoking in the house policy

Smoke alarm, fire extinguisher and fire blanket provided

In the event of an emergency guests to leave by the main door  and assemble in the street

Bathrooms

All except one dorm room has their own washbasin.

Besides the en-suite room there are three bathrooms available on two floors for all guests
Cooking and Eating

There is a fully equipped self-catering, communal kitchen with a fridge and boxes for personal food storage as well as seating areas.

Cooking either on an Aga or in a Microwave.

Free tea and coffee is available any time and a simple complimentary breakfast is provided in the kitchen between 7.30 and 10am.

Laundry
Laundry facilities are only for use by the management but we can wash and dry laundry by special request, for a small fee.
Shop
The nearest food shop is about 10 minutes walk away – a Tesco’s Express which is open from 7am until 11pm

Lounge and Dining
There is a cosy lounge/dining room available at all times.

Complete with free access  to a PC, TV, DVD player.

There is also a log burner for chilly winter evenings
Outdoor Facilities
A paved garden at the front of the house is surrounded by plants and has table and seating, as well as barbeque facilities in the summer

Additional Information

Reception Opens at 5pm but please notify us if your arrival is after 8pm.

It is sometimes possible to leave your bags earlier in the day, but as it is a small operation there cannot be someone ‘at home’ at all times.

We are two minutes walk from the beach where there is a Restaurant/Cafe and disabled access ramp available.

Also less than ten minues walk into the town with all its shops restaurants and attractions

Feedback

We welcome your feedback to help us continually improve if you have any comments please phone 01326 319996 or email judi@falmouthlodge.co.uk