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Carnson House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   2 East Terrace, Penzance TR18 2TD, England
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Ranked #61 of 82 Penzance B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read other reviews of this b&b we booked for 2 nights and were not disappointed. Belinda and Rob are very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and functional. (Cleaned in a miraculous flash whilst we were having breakfast so we came back to an amazingly fresh room!) The sausages and bacon at breakfast weren't to my taste but... More

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Totnes, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Having stayed in another hotel previously which was the pits we decided to chance, at short notice, this hotel. Room more than adequate, breakfast was spot on, the staff team more than pleasant and the location is tops. What more could we ask for, nothing. Thanks again and shall be back in the new year. Thanks Jane and Dave Wilkinson.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I booked this B&B for two nights and £50 was paid in advance. And I cancelled it by mistake one day, then I want to rebook it again. The staff of Booking.com called the B&B immediately, and then told me that I can rebook the B&B for only one night and there was no room on the other night. Besides,... More

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Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Possibly most convenient location in town, across from train station & near to harbor, parking lot, tour buses & boats. On a very busy street, but quiet enough at night. Host Ron was very accommodating & made good recommendations for restaurants & activities, found us a free place to park & called us a cab with a great driver.

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Grenoble, France
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

This B&B is just what we were looking for, for a short stay. After arriving by train, we spent 1 night at Carnson House before taking the Scillonian next morning. We were in room 6, on the ground floor, opposite the breakfast room. Rob greeted us and made us feel welcome - he also gave a good recommendation for dinner,... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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29 reviews 29 reviews
29 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Reasonably priced when taking the location into consideration, with the railway station just on the other side of the road and the high street are starting outside the door. Great. Standard of rooms: Good enough, clean, although a bit narrow as we had a family room with an extra bed. Our room was facing the street and the railway station,... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We stayed at Carnson House for 3 nights B&B. We were made very welcome and looked after extremely well. The house is very clean and the breakfasts are great. A good location for exploring Penzance or for getting to the station & harbour.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

The Carnson House covers the basics. If you're just looking for a no frills B&B this fits the bill. The location is excellent for Penzance literally over the road from the train station. This makes it easy to find, yet never seemed to offer any noise, so it's all good. The rooms are tidy, and clean. And the beds do... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

A decent B&B thast could probably do with some updating, but that doesn't bother me much. No car park so on street parking - again, not an issue. A strange noise from the loo and overall quite well worn but not tatty or dirty. £65 a night isn't overly cheap but I'd far rather give these guys £65 than some... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I booked through a central booking site based on facilities (as advertised) and availability. My stay was only for one night and i found Carnson House to be OK in all honesty (i wish there were more ratings as although i don't think they were 'very good' i also think they were better then average so opted for the better... More

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Carnson House Penzance, Cornwall
Address: 2 East Terrace, Penzance TR18 2TD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
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Ranked #61 of 82 B&Bs / Inns in Penzance
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Hotel Class:3 star — Carnson House 3*
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