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The Abbey Hotel

Abbey Street, Penzance TR18 4AR, England
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Ranked #17 of 88 Penzance B&B and Inns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Abby is that rare thing - a unique experience that defies comparisons. Our bedroom was so interesting with dozens of books, antique furniture and an intriguing hidden door to the bathroom which was large and excellently kitted out. The decor is wonderfully eclectic, as is the guests sitting room (with an honour bar) and breakfast room. Unfortunately the weather... More

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The welcome was very friendly and helpful and the room was clean, spacious and quite quirky although at the top of the building (with no lift to help). Sadly breakfast was not great with leathery bacon and under-cooked sausages, also the toast was cold. Could not use wifi as it was not easy to access. It is ideally placed for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Upon arrival, we were told we were too early to have our room (fine), the young lady asked us what time we would like breakfast, we told her 8:00 and she was visibly distressed by this and said "ooooh...I don't know if we can do that". I'm thinking to myself - then why did you ask me? She wrote it... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was lovely to have an excuse to return to the warm welcome of the Abbey after a few years gap. Thadeus and Sally and the team are wonderful hosts, paying attention to guests' needs in a relaxed and friendly way. I found the hotel just the same in all the right ways: its luxurious eclecticism, attention to detail, comfort... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights before embarking on Scillonian for Scilly Isles. Gorgeous garden and drawing room, with excellent honesty bar. Lovely warm welcome and great recommendation/booking for dinner. Only complaint was lack of breakfast/ poor service on departure. We had asked reception twice in advance for an early breakfast as had to leave by 7.30 and was assured that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quirky, quaint hotel. Close to shops, pubs, restaurants, railway and bus stations, Marazion and Mousehole. Wonderful warm welcome at the door by the owner and the offer of tea - lovely! Room 8 at the top of the property was large, beautifully decorated with views over the garden and with the widest, most comfortable bed. Large en-suite. Thaddeus and his... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is my favourite in the UK and that is up against some fairly stiff opposition. An exquisite Cornish gem at the very end of the line from London, the décor is a wonderful melange of genres and historical periods and works in an utterly unexpected but perfect way. There is a very comfortable lounge with an honesty bar... More

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way to the Isles of Scilly in June, we (myself, wife and dog) stayed in The Abbey Hotel for one night. We stayed in the room with the faux bookcase (behind which is a lovely bathroom). Our reception was great, with a very good recommendation for an evening meal, and they arranged an early breakfast so that we... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for two nights at the Abbey at the beginning of August. Upon arrival we were directed to the car park which was small but plenty of room as long as every parks considerately. we had no problems with parking whilst we were there. We had booked 'the apartment' which is basically the lower floor of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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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Address: Abbey Street, Penzance TR18 4AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
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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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