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The Abbey Hotel

Abbey Street, Penzance TR18 4AR, England
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Ranked #17 of 86 Penzance B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a truly English boutique hotel. It is reminiscent of staying in a fiends’ small country house. The rooms are furnished as if from a National Trust House. It would be wise to assume that each bedroom is widely different. The one I stayed in was spacious. There is a sitting room on the first floor with comfortable sofas... More

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Lamorna, United Kingdom
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quirky, eccentric and totally wonderful! If you are coming to Penzance, this is the only hotel to stay in and your hosts, Thaddeus and his wife, could not be more charming. A very memorable joy. ps You are right by the harbour and the train station and Scillonian (ferry to the Scillies) are a 5 minute walk away

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Abbey Hotel was an absolute delight to stay in, from the characterful rooms, the the elegant drawing room, indulgent cream teas and heart breakfast. Ideal if you're visiting or going on to the Scillies!

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Onsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic stay! The afternoon tea that welcommed us was eccelent, the suite was so cosy and elegant and the breakfast so nice! The garden and everything in the house had such an atmosphere! We loved our stay at the Abbey!!

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

FANTASTIC! We visited way before stated but it's one of my favourite hotels in Britain! Loved it! Just got TripAdvisor app too. we loved the courtyard at the back and there were several fantastic restaurants around the corner too!

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

The Abbey Hotel is a gem. Our welcome was warm and inviting from Thaddeus. The house belongs in his family. Because we extended our stay by a night, we experienced two rooms and both were well-equipped and charming -- period furnishings with modern beds. Both had a lovely view out to the harbour and sea and St. Michael's Mount and... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Lived up to all expectations, Thadddeus made us so welcome. People of a certain age will know the history of this place. It was an ambition of my wife to visit the Abbey for some twenty years, should have done it a long while ago, but better late than never. A truly wonderful experience. We ordered good weather and got... More

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Usk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Abbey Penzance is a most delightful hotel, my husband and I had booked in for 3 nights and enjoyed it so much we asked to stay for an extra night. The Manager, Thaddeus, was most obliging and arranged it for us without any fuss. The bedrooms are large and very comfortable, beautifully furnished with some lovely touches. Our bedroom... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I just spent a night in Abbey Hotel. All the hotel furniture seem original pieces of arts! The breakfast room tables and chairs seems from 1920s/1930s modernism period ..really an experience to have breakfast there! There's a tremendously beautiful hall on the first floor with ancient sofas and plenty of art books on the shelfs: I spent the evening there... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Exploding with character and quietly reassured confidence, The Abbey languishes at the top end of boutique hotel hierarchy. The vintage surroundings are classically British and go comfortably hand in hand with all the traditions expected from luxury country house living. However, The Abbey is not without all your mod cons, they're all there subtly waiting for you, hidden in and... More

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Address: Abbey Street, Penzance TR18 4AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Abbey Hotel Penzance
The Abbey Hotel Penzance, Cornwall

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The Abbey Hotel is a rare gem, a hotel that refuses to enter the modern world, choosing instead to linger in its serenely elegant past. The feel is of a smart country house, and the drawing room – roaring fire, huge gilt mirror, walls of books, rugs on stripped floors – is hard to beat. ... more   less 
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