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Hotel VARA

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Front of property
Double Room, Accessible | Desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Bar (on property)
Double Room, Accessible | Bathroom | Free toiletries, hair dryer, towels, soap

Overview of Hotel VARA

Hotel VARA

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with bar/lounge, near Hall for Cornwall
8.6 out of 10 Fabulous
8.6/10 Fabulous

236 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pet friendly
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking
The price is $129
Price available on 6/1/2023
49 Falmouth Road, Truro, England, TR1 2HL
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Bar/lounge
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • TV in a common area
  • Bike rental
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free self parking
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Free toiletries

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Truro
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan - 22 min drive
  • Fistral Beach - 23 min drive
  • Watergate Bay Beach - 25 min drive

Getting around

  • Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall) - 33 min drive
  • Perranwell Station - 10 min drive
  • Penmere Station - 14 min drive
  • Truro Station - 18 min walk


  • Try Dowr - 11 min walk
  • Hall for Cornwall - 10 min walk
  • The Thomas Daniell - 7 min walk
  • Burger King - 11 min walk
  • Xen Noodle Bar - 9 min walk

About this property

Hotel VARA

Enjoy your visit to Truro with a stay at Hotel VARA. Guests will have free perks like WiFi and self parking. A bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and bike cleaning are other highlights at this upscale hotel. The helpful staff and central location get great marks from fellow travelers.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 30 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • This property provides to-go breakfast, beverages, and afternoon treat. Check-in ends strictly at 7 PM and guests are advised to provide an estimated arrival time.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 1 per room)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No stag/bachelor or hen/bachelorette parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Bicycle tour information

Working away

  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Coworking spaces


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Bike cleaning


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Bicycle parking
  • Vegan dining options
  • Vegetarian dining options
  • Comprehensive recycling policy


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 25-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Desk chair

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Housekeeping (on request)

Fees & policies


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer and cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-out is available.


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
This property does not have elevators.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Merchant House Hotel Truro
Merchant House Hotel
Merchant House Truro
Merchant House
Merchant Truro
Merchant House Truro
Carlton Hotel Truro
Merchant House Guesthouse Truro
Merchant House Guesthouse
Merchant House
Hotel VARA Hotel
Hotel VARA Truro
Hotel VARA Hotel Truro

Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel VARA offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel VARA does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel VARA?
As of May 30, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel VARA on Jun 1, 2023 start from $129, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel VARA?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Hotel VARA?
Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room. There's a charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel VARA?
Yes, there's free self parking. Electric vehicle charging is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel VARA?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Hotel VARA and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include Hall for Cornwall (10-min walk) and Royal Cornwall Museum (12-min walk), along with Truro Cathedral (13-min walk) and Trelissick Gardens (4.4 mi).
What's the area around Hotel VARA like?
Hotel VARA is in the heart of Truro, a short 10-minute walk from Hall for Cornwall and 13 minutes' walk from Truro Cathedral. Our travelers say the local area is very central.







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10/10 Exceptional

STEVEN, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Stephen, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Really nice
Beautiful hotel, about a 6 minute walk from the centre Truro. Really friendly and welcoming staff at a reasonable price.
Aimee, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

A gem
Great staff, lovely welcome and blinkin good artisan pizza!
Jonathan, 3-night business trip
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6/10 Good

S, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lads working from swansea
10/10 great hotel to stay
J, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Swansea lads
Staff are very friendly and rooms are great very clean 10/10 will be staying again soon
J, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Carlton, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very pleasant hotel and excellent staff member making it very welcome
Kevin, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely hotel, friendly staff, excellent location.
Matthew, 5-night business trip
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