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Glencree House

2 Mennaye Road, Penzance TR18 4NG, England
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Glencree House
Ranked #6 of 82 Penzance B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

My family went to Penzance for our wedding and were warmly received. The location was excellent, only a min or two from the sea front, also close to all the shops in town centre. The apartment was nicely decorated, modern but with a person touch. Owners were very friendly and helpful. I didn't stay with them for breakfast but they... More

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Vermont
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Four of us stayed here, in two double rooms, on a 100-mile walking trip in Cornwall. It was our favorite of the nine places we stayed, thanks to the warm welcome and attentive care of the owners (Andrew and Lynsey), the attractive and comfortable rooms, the huge and delicious breakfasts, the excellent library, and the convenient yet quiet location.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

I stayed for one night in August while working in the area, I was met by Andrew the owner who showed me to the room and around the B & B, he was very helpful wit tips for local area. My room was a single room with ensuite, comfortable, very clean and tidy. The bed was also comfortable and I... More

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Birkenhead, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Mine was a trip on impulse, but I was able to book at Glencree House for three nights. Having travelled 14 hrs. by coach, I arrived late on Tuesday night. I was welcomed by Andrew the young Ausralian owner. He conveyed the impression that I was a VIP guest as he showed me to my comfortable, en suite room. Nothing... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

Used Penzanze as base for 3 day visit to area, Drew was really helpful and friendly. Big selection for breakfast with good coffee. Room was spacious and clean but a bath would have been nice. Would definitely recommend this place and hope to visit again.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

At the beginning of August, I stayed for 3 nights at Glencree House with my mother and although I thought it a bit far from the train station, we were very pleased to receive such a nice greeting from Andrew and an excellent accomodation. We had the double room with ensuite on the top floor not facing the sea which... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

My teenage son and I stayed at the Glencree for 5 nights. We were made to feel very welcome upon our arrival, even though we'd arrived just after breakfast, during their busiest time. The Glencree is homely, beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. Nothing was too much trouble for Andrew and Lyndsey. We opted for a packed lunch for my son... More

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Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I stayed at Glencree for 6 nights just 2 weeks ago and enjoyed every minute. Andrew and his lovely wife Lynsey made me feel so welcome. The breakfasts were wonderful with local fresh fruit and juices I especially loved the toasted bagel with cream cheese, scrambled eggs and smoked salmon. My room was super comfortable and clean and the home... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Stayed one night last week and was impressed by the quality of the room and the breakfast. Andy the host made us feel welcome and the place has a nice relaxed atmosphere. The Smoked salmon and eggs was a particular highlight .Recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I went to Glencree with my parents and we had a great time. Andrew, the owner, is extremely kind and knowledgeable about the area. Since the moment we checked in, he helped us scheduling a fantastic 4 days trip in the surrounding area. We covered most of the area and all his suggestions were right. The B&B is super clean,... More

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Also Known As:
Glencree House Penzance, Cornwall
Address: 2 Mennaye Road, Penzance TR18 4NG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 82 B&Bs / Inns in Penzance
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lynsey and Andrew are your friendly & welcoming hosts in an elegant Victorian guesthouse situated in a peaceful & quiet location close to Penzance seafront and town centre. With its wealth of character and many original features, Glencree House echoes the romance of yesteryear, combined with the comfort and style of today. We have 7 bright, spacious, recently refurbished guest rooms configured as a mixture of single, twin, family and double rooms - one with a four-poster bed and some with sea views. All rooms are en-suite or have a private bathroom and are equipped with free wi-fi, TV and DVD player, DAB clock radio with iPod docking station, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities. Your guest lounge area is situated in the streaming sunshine of the bay window at the front of the house and is complete with a library of local information including pamphlets, books, maps and timetables. We are more than happy to sit with you for a few minutes to help plan your visit to West Cornwall. Glencree House is a short stroll to the main shopping & dining streets of Penzance, Penlee House with its gardens and cafe, the 1930's art deco open air lido, cinemas, museums and art galleries to mention a few. We are also conveniently located for the rail station, bus station, harbour and heliport for trips to the Isles of Scilly. ... more   less 

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