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Elmsdale Guest House

Alexandra Road, Penzance TR18 4LZ, England
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Elmsdale Guest House
Ranked #9 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

A nineteenth century house with a Cornish granite frontage and beautifully modernised inside. Neutral colours, plain carpets, modern light coloured furniture, good en-suite, comfortable bed and excellent breakfast. Quiet road, not far from the sea and the town centre. Could not ask for more. One of the best B&Bs I've stayed in.

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Thank you for your review. Thank you for persevering and visiting Cornwall despite reports we were 'cut off ' by weather damage. We are open for business as you discovered. More

Bude, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We stayed here for one night (twin room plus a double with single occupancy for our son) and were really pleased. It was excellent value for both rooms, and the owner was very helpful and friendly. All the rooms were very clean and comfortable, and very well furnished. The en suite was very good, and the shower cubicle was a... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

I needed a room for just one Saturday night in Penzance and Elmsdale were the ONLY guest house / b&b that would accommodate me. I'm now writing this before checking out and I can't recommend this place highly enough. The room and en-suite are tastefully decorated, well maintained, immaculately clean and a very good size. There is a double wardrobe... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We enjoyed a lot staying in this bed and breakfast. Bedrooms are very big and clean and even the bathroom. The bedrooms are complete with television,dvd player,free wifi and coffee and tea maker. The bed and breakfast is located in a quiet area but at the same time not very far from city centre(walking distance) and from St Michael's Mount... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

This charming guest house was basically a home from home. The en-suite room I had was really lovely, very comfortable and spotlessly clean. My every need was catered for, from providing me with gluten/wheat free bread and cereal for my breakfast every morning, making sure everything in my room was always in good working order and replenished, to providing me... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We spent three nights in this very nice B&B and we can surely recommend it! Room 3 was nice and spotless and the perfect size for a couple. Among the usual comforts you can find in a B&B, at Elmsdale's they offer you a DVD player in each room with a wide selection of DVDs, a very handy fridge outside... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Really welcoming hosts, great rooms and breakfast. Hosts made sure we had some maps and information on the local area. Very close to the sea front, can't recommend this place enough. Room and bathroom spotless and all you need, including a DVD player with a library of movies available to borrow from!

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East Anglia
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Booked the Elmsdale for one night as we were travelling on the ferry to the Scilly Isles the next morning. One of the few guest houses we could find in Penzance that would take a one night only booking, as the town was quite busy. The guest house is great value and only a short walk along the sea front... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I booked at Elmsdale at the last minute because of its proximity to David Lay's Auctions. No idea what I would find. I was delighted. A lovingly decorated and upgraded spacious Victorian house with a spacious en suite room. The bed was superbly comfortable and the shower was large with plenty of hot-water. Glenis could not have been more welcoming... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Dick and Glenis are very welcoming hosts, and the B&B is conveniently placed for exploring Penzance or going to the Scilly ferry. The room is comfortable and the bathroom had a super bath - quite a treat in a B&B. Real milk was provided in a small fridge for use in our room. We had two nights, on our way... More

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Additional Information about Elmsdale Guest House

Also Known As:
Elmsdale Guest House Penzance, Cornwall
Address: Alexandra Road, Penzance TR18 4LZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 82 B&Bs / Inns in Penzance
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Elmsdale is a carefully refurbished Victorian townhouse located in a leafy tree lined avenue running down to Penzance Promenade (sea front). It is located in the Penzance Conservation Area and is convenient for both the sea front and the Town Centre. All guest rooms are en-suite. There is plentiful on-street parking. ... more   less 

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