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Union Hotel

1 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AE, England
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Ranked #54 of 87 Penzance B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
913janey Wiveliscombe, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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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 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
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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
27 helpful votes 27 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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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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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We didn't use the hotel facility as we had family close by. We chose to use the onsite Hamilton Restaurant within the Union Hotel. We were greated by Howie who was most welcoming. We realised early on he has a very dry and sometimes sarcastic sense of humour, which, due to living up country appealed to us (not everyone gets... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Booked online and gave wrong date to Booking.com. By telephoning the Union the manager fixed all in a trice. We had a great room.....old but but modernised with excellent views and an opening window. (Shame they don't train the seagulls to shut up at 4am!) It was a Saturday night and they had a great jazz band.....a funky but very... 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): $$
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