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Overall rating: 4.8 out of 5
Only stayed one night to break up the drive as we were delivering our sons to Plymouth University for the new academic y…
Sally - Sep 14
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  • Baggage store
  • Internet access (wireless) in public areas
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking (throughout)
  • Lock-up facility for bicycles
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Check-in: 12:00 PM till 7:00 PM
Early check-in available on request.

Check-out: 10:00 AM
Late check-out available on request

Children Policy: Children over 5 welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: No pets

Cancellation Policy

Booking Terms and Conditions


Payment At Property

Cash (Sterling), Credit card, Debit card, Cheque

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  • Support for the Mobility Impaired
    A ground floor double/twin ensuite room is available specially for disabled guests. There are grab rails in the shower. Access to this room from the street is easy - one small step needs to be…
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AA 4 Stars Guest House

Rainbow Lodge is a highly recommended, privately run Georgian Guest House in a great location on Plymouth Hoe offering excellent value, spotlessly clean rooms and genuinely friendly service for guests with no children under 5 or pets.

We are in the ideal spot for enjoying Plymouth. The main Shopping Area and University are just a short walk. The Theatre Royal and Plymouth Pavilions are even closer (so we often have performers and members of the audience staying with us at the same time!). The unique Barbican which we call "Fun Plymouth" is also just a few minutes’ walk away, best reached by a short stroll along the seafront to take in the wonderful vista of Plymouth Sound.

Although Rainbow Lodge is so close to the city, we are in a really quiet neighbourhood too, one that’s part of Plymouth’s main conservation area, so you get peace as well as positioning when you stay with us.

And we offer you a choice of rooms... different types of ensuite including “SuperKingsize” comfort, Large Family Size rooms or a Twin with 2 double beds, and also some keenly priced non ensuite rooms offering excellent value.

Both the owners of Rainbow Lodge come from customer-service backgrounds. So you'll find you are the centre of attention. On arrival, the owners will usually welcome you personally and organise things – luggage to your room, valuable guidance and advice given if you are new to Plymouth, and car safely parked (if our small car park is fully booked, we can offer you 24-hour on street parking for only £2). And you’ll find this attention to your needs is there whenever you want it throughout your stay, and all done the genuine, friendly way that only comes from people who really enjoy what they are doing.

Please take a few minutes to read our guest reviews to see how highly they recommend us.

Ratings & Awards

AA 4 Stars Guest Housetripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Winner

Environmental Statement

The 5 key goals of our environmental policy are: 1. Make heating and lighting more efficient 2. Use less water 3. Recycle more waste 4. Buy local produce and services 5. Promote public transportTo help us achieve these goals, we ask guests to switch off all lights when they leave their room although we use eco-friendly bulbs, not to leave their TV on standby and to turn down or turn off their radiator (by turning the dial handle clockwise) when they go out. They will help us to reduce our carbon footprint even more if they close all their windows when they go out. By separating their waste and using the recycling bins and liners as directed throughout their stay, they can help us exceed our current rate of 40% recycled by volume..We can also show them how to use public transport instead of their own car or taxis whilst here.