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Carnson House

2 East Terrace, Penzance TR18 2TD, England
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Ranked #64 of 89 Penzance B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Judith9043 Trogen, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Trogen, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The B+B is situated near to the station and town center.We stayed a week in room 1,which wasn't really clean,doing the room in the morning was done very quick through the landlady during breakfast.Wi-Fi slow,interrupted.Water in the shower cold,when someone else let it run.Rob was friendly,gave ideas informations about the region,Belinda was not many times to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I recommend to everyone. The place is very clean and tidy with beautiful decoration. Also,The staffs are very nice and friendly !! There is a lovely cornish breakfast which is very good taste. Overall, I think here is 10/10 for me. :))) ♥️♥️👍

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Visited for the day. Booked over the internet for £80. Room not particularly clean and seriously outdated. However, the worst part was the fact that our room adjoined a pub. I have stayed in many wonderful pubs. However, it felt like that our room was on the dance floor of the pub until 2am!! Then awoke at 6am by the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The overall experience was spoiled by two things, the first being the bad night we spent as the duvet was too small for the double bed, We kept waking- cold- with no cover! Although good cereal and fruit were provided at breakfast, the bread was very poor and the kipper not enjoyable. The bacon and egg were fine though. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The additional charge for children (£20 or £25 depending on age) can make what seems like a reasonable stay into an expensive and poor value family room. The total price of the room is not clear and transparent on all booking sites. The family room we stayed in was small, dated and very basic. Disappointed. Wouldn't return or recommend.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

'Total price' of family rooms does not include kids, who are charged £20-25 each per night at the B&B! Therefore a seemingly competitive £55 room can become a very uncompetitive £105! The first we knew of this was on arrival, when we were rudely told that this is covered by the standard terms and conditions. A subsequent very careful look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My boyfriend and I came to the Carson House for Valentine's Day. The price, considering it is in Penzance, was fabulous. I had never stayed in a bed and breakfast before, so I was not sure what to expect. Rob and Belinda were absolutely lovely. Real gems. They made us feel completely welcome and at home. Their Cornish breakfast was... More 

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I booked 4 rooms at the Carnson House B & B in January for my husband's birthday and the whole family came with us. We were welcomed by the owner and shown to our rooms which were cosy and nicely decorated. Our room, a family one, comprised if two areas, one with a double bed and the other a single... More 

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Mytilene, Greece
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164 reviews 164 reviews
19 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My wife organised 4 rooms between 7 of us for my birthday holiday. There is no parking for the accommodation but if you park 2 and 3 streets before it, there is ample parking that is FREE! The accommodation is next door to a pub! yay ! " THE ONE AND ALL"! Our room was massive and cosy and very... More 

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New Milton, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I stayed overnight on Tuesday 4th November 2014, having booked the room on that morning. I had complex travel arrangements the next day as I was visiting the Scillies for a day trip and wasn't sure I could connect up with the last train home on my return. Rob and Belinda took it all in their stride and arranged for... More 

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