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The Abbey Hotel

Abbey Street, Penzance TR18 4AR, England
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Ranked #16 of 87 Penzance B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 2 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 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 July 8, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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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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