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Union Hotel

1 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AE, England
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Ranked #55 of 91 Penzance B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights whilst at a wedding and we're smitten. We both stay in hotels all over the world all the time for work. What a breath of fresh air to stay in such an individual and historic resting place. Our room was gorgeous, if quaint and certainly unique. Lovely lounge, excellent breakfast, very nice staff. It is what... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Firstly, apologies for the late review. I'll explain why below. I chose this hotel for myself, my husband and my father to stay in during our summer break in Cornwall. The reason I chose this hotel is because when I was younger (and when my mum and nan were alive) I used to spend at least 12 weeks a year... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If you want something modern and pristine don't come here. If you want a great experience full of character and history. If you want fun, good food and great beer. If you want an ideally located hotel with parking in the centre of Penzance a short walk to bars, restaurants, clubs, galleries and the beach and harbour - then look... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My husband has stayed at the Union Hotel on business several times, and knew it would be right up my street, so booked for a birthday present. It did, indeed, make my birthday. The hotel has bags of character and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Our room (number 24) was just perfect. The bed was probably one of... More 

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Portballintrae, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Arrived to check into a single room. Third floor, fifty plus stairs and no lift. Energy saving light bulbs mean the room is always just gloomy. Bar manager was quite rude when our party asked about drinks for residents after the official bar closing time. No interest in looking after the residents at all. Vey poor. As a result none... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

When we saw the reception we thought we were in a really low budget hotel. I was therefore surprised to see a beautiful lobby and a traditional but nicely decorated room. The staff was very friendly as well and the food delicious. The cook himself brought it to us and we had a nice chat and the bartender mixed our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

We called in to the Nelson Bar for drinks one evening while on holiday. Small choice of real ale, beautifully kept. On seeing the evening menu we returned the next night, seven in all. The quality of the food was excellent (I had pan fried trout with new potatoes and a nice crisp salad), everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Just back from a one night stay at the Union Hotel in Penzance, and we were completely smitten by the place and the staff, especially Howie. From the front the place is very low-key, but behind the rather plain facade and slightly scruffy lobby is a gorgeous old hotel which is full of character and steeped in history (not least... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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 August 30, 2014

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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Address: 1 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 25
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