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Sophia's B&B

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Folly House | Promenade, Penzance TR18 4HH, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Sophia's for a long weekend in August for a wedding near Penzance. The owner, Lynn, was so friendly and accommodating. She made us feel very welcome and provided loads of local info and advice. The room was beautiful and immaculately clean and breakfasts were delicious. It's also a great location with sea views!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We arrived at about 3pm and found parking space close to the B&B which is on the front. Located near an Amusement arcade and chippy but we didn't suffer from any noise or smells. We were welcomed in and shown to a nice room, clean room with clean bathroom and the owner offered us a tray of tea which was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The property is right on the sea front, so very central for that side of town. The host was friendly and accommodating. Our room was clean and simply furnished. We found the bed small and a little uncomfortable. Really liked the modern bathroom with rain shower. The breakfast area was very small, so you can't have a private conversation. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Sophia's B&B for 3 nights and had a very pleasant time. The rooms were spacious, modern and clean and the service immaculate. The breakfast was served in front of us and the owner was a great person who cared about all her guests. the weather in Penzance was sunny and we've made the most of it. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Stayed here for one night while walking the South West Coast Path. Compact room without much room to put our stuff without it being in the way. Good bathroom and big shower. Good breakfast, fruit and cooked full English. Very friendly hostess who doesn't live on the premises but made sure we felt at home. We'd be happy to stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Early September we stayed for a few nights at Sophia's House B & B. It turned out to be a wonderful surprise, on account of its location (on the quiet side of the Penzance promenade close to the Queen's Hotel & unimpeded sea view), its interior decoration (modern design, including shower, and colourful contrasts & textures), comfort (comfortable beds, top... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

From the central location and tasty breakfast to the cozy room and warm hospitality, It was a great stay. Will definitely consider again. The view is very relaxing and calming. The host is very charming and extremely helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My wife and I and my 89 year old Mother stopped at Sophie's for 5 nights. Excellent location on the promenade. We had a room (Mylor) on the first floor with great views of the sea. Excellent size room, very comfortable beds, lovely linen and duvet, nice bathroom with a very modern walk in shower. My mother had a downstairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The rooms are well appointed with quality linen and fluffy toweling. Although we had the downstairs smaller room, it was still a very comfortable stay with a really comfy bed. The highlight is breakfast and Lynn's friendly hospitality. The local produce, especially the bacon, is fantastic. We'll definitely be back when next in Penzance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I stayed two nights with my boyfriend in this B&B and we just loved it. It is about 10-15 minutes walk from the rail and bus stations but it is in front of the sea and it's on the promenade so it's a pleasant walk. This B&B is very close to the city centre and to Newlyn as well, so... More 

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