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Union Hotel

1 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AE, England
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Ranked #57 of 90 Penzance B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I went for a long weekend break to the Union Hotel. What a fantastic weekend we had. All the staff were so attentive, rooms were really clean, food was really good. Try the fish dishes. Locally caught. We fully intend to visit again soon

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We needed a cheap, one night stay as we had tickets for the Minack Theatre close by. We got what we payed for; the room was rather tired and there was a musty smell in the air as we entered our corridor. The beds were clean but the kettle had to be boiled on the floor as this was the... More

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Wiveliscombe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think you could either love it or hate it. It is quirky and full of character and a few bodge jobs here and there. It is not a travel lodge. Room with a sea view at the top a lovely room would recommend. As for all the moaners - it is only £70.00 a night, really good value. Go... More

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Chesterfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It was the most beautiful dinner because of the high quality of the food & the funny,helpful and friendly staff.Thank you for the lovely afternoon P.S loved the lemon meringue from Brian, Sarah & Ella (9) Bingham x

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

great friendly hotel. the manager howie is a star. and the history of the hotel fascinating. if your looking for pristine rooms go to travel lodge. we had a great room...the bed was very comfortable and a large bath. shower at home. relax in a bath on holiday. we will be returning sometime soon. highly recommended if like me you... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights and all I can say is it doesnt say anywhere on the website there are no showers in room's and no lift ....the room we had was at the top of the hotel and as a 60 year old lady climbing up 57 steps daily as you can imagine was quite tough. The hotel is... More

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Halesworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Union is full of character and history. Walking around it is endlessly fascinating: you find a portrait of Napoleon, a death mask of Lord Nelson, models of sailing ships and rooms full of French antiques. It's like staying in a stately home! The rooms are comfortable and individual. Mine had a fantastic view of the harbour, the sea and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

What a rude old man for a receptionist! A terribly unkempt annoyed old man told us off (including my elderly in-laws) the moment we stepped into the hotel. He snapped at all of us & we never got a chance to explain that our email sent 3 weeks ago never got replied although we informed them how many children were... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This has become our second home and this is because we love it here. One summer and one winter holiday not enough but all we can afford for now. The staff always remember us, what we like to drink and eat and are always so friendly amped helpful. New staff quickly became as warm and dear to us as the... More

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Tamworth
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I stayed here for two nights as I was working locally. Chosen for it's location, I was looking forward to staying in a historic building in the centre of Penzance Sadly, my expectations weren't met. Firstly, my room was tired, musty and dirty: cobwebs adorned the walls, hairs in the bath and the soft furnishings torn (the bed valance was... More

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Address: 1 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
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