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The Longboat Hotel

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Market Jew Street, Penzance TR18 2HZ , England
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Ranked #49 of 86 Penzance B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Albinyana, Spain
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138 reviews 138 reviews
24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived quite late by train and were pleasantly surprised to find the hotel just round the corner from the station, so very good location if you are travelling by public transport The reception is in the bar so it's all quite informal but the room was a good size and well decorated Comfortable bed and clean room Bathroom not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An historic hotel, you need to be prepared for the English penchant for multiple corridors, stairs and strange noises from the bathroom fixtures. We thoroughly enjoyed the old-world charm of this hotel. And were especially impressed with the friendliness of the staff, beginning with Chris, a man-of-all-trades. He remained calm despite a mix-up with our bill and with belligerent customers.... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just come back from a week's holiday in Cornwall and stayed at The Longboat. Great location, two minutes walk from Railway Station and 3 minutes walk from Bus Station. Bar area very pleasant, we couldn't fault the food, especially the fish dishes - congratulations to the kitchen staff! All the staff were very pleasant and helpful. Away from... More

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came home yesterday after staying at the Longboat for 6 nights; not only is it conveniently situated for the railway station, the main shopping street in Penzance and the quay (and also the Mazey Day celebrations!), my room (if a little eccentric in its layout due to its shape!) was clean and pleasant and the bed was comfortable (only... More

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Buncrana, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Four friends and myself recently did a three day drive down the coast of Cornwall. We had booked into the Longboat Inn on a laptop in Ireland relying solely on their website for information. We were not disappointed. From the moment we arrived Ryan, Chris, Sarah and John made us all feel very welcome. We had Sunday lunch on arrival... More

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luton
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed for two nights with family. Martin and Chris were exceptionally friendly and really cared why we were there! I have stayed in many places but for friendliness and a personal touch which you can usually forget about in chain hotels, This place stands at the top! Amenities, daily specials, did I say friendly staff, exceptionally great breakfasts. I could... More

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Farnham, England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Arrived to be told I had not booked the rooms correctly, which put my back up a bit if I'm honest. I booked via booking.com for 10 blokes and requested 5 twin rooms. It turns out we had three twins and a couple of doubles. Anyway after a bit of faffing around (and as there were now only 9 of... More

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Greenville, SC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

From the moment we arrived and were welcomed by Chris, our family loved The Longboat Inn. Chris thoroughly oriented us to the Inn, and showed great patience and personal interest! We had two rooms which were clean, adequately appointed, quiet, and comfortable. Of the several hotels we chose because they were near the railway station (we were traveling by Britrail),... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

As always it was a very very good stay at the Longboat. All the staff warm and welcoming. Might i also add they have FANTASTIC Guinness and great cider :) All the staff are great but noticed a very strong member of the team CHRIS. Customer service skills at its best. The way he is with all customers is amazingly... More

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isles of scilly
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I don't want any one to know about the huge change in the Longboat, how welcoming and professional it has become. The bar staff, a long with the restaurant improved menu and the refurbishment of the bedrooms makes this a popular place to stay. Not too popular that I will not be able to get a room next time I... More

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Address: Market Jew Street, Penzance TR18 2HZ , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Longboat Hotel 3*
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