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The Summer House

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Cornwall Terrace, Penzance TR18 4HL, England
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Ranked #46 of 85 Penzance B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Dissapointed788 Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, but small accommodation, tiny bathroom, and wardrobe only big enough for a weekend. The breakfast was adequate, full Cornish breakfast consisted of One tomato two rashers of bacon, a few tinned mushrooms, and a fried egg. Over priced.....more like a B and B than a Hotel

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

After 3 nights staying at The Summer House we can highly recommend this boutique hotel. Linda and Ciro are fantastic hosts. Our room was immaculate and had everything you would expect, including one of the finest showers! A pre-dinner drink in the garden or lounge is a wonderful way of ending a busy day sightseeing. Ciro is an outstanding chef... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We spent 4 nights at this hotel and had a most enjoyable stay. Our room was clean and the bed very comfortable. The only negative point is that the television needs updating to a flat screen version. The breakfast was excellent - all freshly cooked and with a choice. There was also a good selection of 'help yourself to' items,... More

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

This is an excellent boutique hotel, the hosts are very welcoming and helpful, each bedroom has its own style and was clean and comfortable. The breakfast choice was good and and very well laid out. thank you for a perfect one night stay.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

What a relaxing place to stay in Penzance. the decor really reminds us of a mediterranean summer residence. there is outside seating in the courtyard for a G&T before dinner. Evening meals are a treat. thank you Linda and Ciro for your warm welcome and great food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We arrived and were met with a gruff hello. "Instructions" were given on how to enter the house with a variety of keys. I made the mistake of suddenly mentioning that we would be late back and was told that "I'm trying to explain about the keys". We had read all the previous reviews and would have loved a drink... More

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London, United Kingdom
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125 reviews 125 reviews
33 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We had a nice stay here - large room, beautifully decorated house, lovely breakfast... but no friendly welcome, no information (no local info, breakfast times, etc..) and no breakfast menu. While breakfast was great it would have been nice to be offered a choice - wonderful fresh-squeezed OJ (but no option of any other juice), fruit cup, great homemade jams... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

The Summer House was a last minute find but what a treat it was. The house and garden is beautiful, the room was very comfortable, attractive and spotless. The garden breakfast was delicious. The hosting was attentive, friendly and knowledgable. Linda was fascinating and a mine of local info. Well worth a stay.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We had a fantastic evening in this pretty B&B. Ciro was very welcoming and one could see that the place is very well kept, the rooms are clean and super cute. Linda has put a lot of care and attention into each detail. A rare gem! Would definitely go back! The breakfast was fantastic, the courtyard also very nice. Before... More

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Lamorna, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Linda and Ciro are wonderful hosts and have created an oasis of relaxed beauty. Have drinks in the delightful Courtyard garden and then dine on Ciro's wonderful food. By the way he is a mean tennis player if you need to burn off a few calories the next day!

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Address: Cornwall Terrace, Penzance TR18 4HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Summer House 5*
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