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Elmsdale Guest House

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Alexandra Road, Penzance TR18 4LZ, England
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Elmsdale Guest House
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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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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here while walking SW coast path. Friendly helpful guest house. Good room and breakfast and when we left an adapter behind the owner kindly called us and then brought it after us. Only disadvantage is if you walk from the station along the prom it is near the top of the road leading up. Once there though it... More

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Frauenfeld, Switzerland
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has been the first guesthouse that i have visited during my stay in England.The rooms were tidy,comfortable and good equipped with a tv and coffee cooker.The location is not far from the coast.Breakfast was very delicious and the service was very kindly.It's a very good quality of living,what they offer and not expensive aswell.I found that place as other... More

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Malmo, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Very nice B&B, large rooms and good breakfast. A short walk to center of town through a very nice park. Penzance isn´t very beautiful, but it is close to Mousehole and easy to go by train to S:t Ives or other nice places.

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Vancouver, BC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I cannot say enough good things about this place and the people who run it! Only spent one night here at the start of a three week cycling tour of Cornwall but the experience really set a positive tone for the trip. Our room, a twin at the top floor facing the back yard, was a nice size, clean and... More

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13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Stayed at Elmsdale on way to and from the Isles of Scilly. Located about 20 minute walk to ferry terminal or about 5 minutes by taxi. About 15 minute walk to town centre with lots of pubs and restaurants. The proprietor was very accommodating in serving breakfast from 7.30 so that we were able to make the ferry in good... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just what we needed, a comfortable, welcoming place to spend a night on our way to the Scillys. The owners were very helpful, even kindly giving us a lift to get the shuttle bus at Penzance station, when our taxi was late!! We would definitely stay here again and recommend it to others.

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Isle of Wight
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Just got back from a four night break in Penzance having stayed at the Elmsfield. Recommended to us by our next door neighbour and we were very pleased with the accomodation, location and Penzance in general. The breakfasts were excellent and Dick was a perfect host with some very good recommendations of where to visit, eat and drink. Many thanks... More

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Fuerth, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

...in a perfect location. We have enjoyed the hospitality of the owners, as well as the clean and modern decorated room. Breakfast was very good. In the evening we followed Dick’s restaurant recommendations which were exellent (1x Taj Mahal Indian food just a few minutes walk and 1x “2 Fore Street” seafood restaurant in Mousehole approx. 3 miles).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The hotel runner is very nice and absolutely an English gentlemen. The hotel is very clean and comfortable. There are free DVDs to watch, the breakfast is also excellent! The hotel runner is very patient to me, give me some good advises as I had some terrible experiences. I will recommend this hotel to my friends!

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gcliffe, Owner at Elmsdale Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We were pleased to step in and help you after a deeply unpleasant experience elsewhere. More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed here for one night on either end of our trip to the Isles of Scilly. And what a good choice. The cleaniness was outstanding, a comfy bed and bath in room 1, and a delicious breakfast. We did look forward to coming back to a 'home from home' after the ferry trip from Scilly. Very kind and friendly... More

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Address: Alexandra Road, Penzance TR18 4LZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Elmsdale Guest House Penzance, Cornwall

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