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The Blue Dolphin | Alexandra Road, Penzance TR18 4LZ, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night before getting the ferry to the Scilly Isles which proved a practical option - about a 15minute walk to the pier along the seafront. Hostel was clean and practical with a well equipped kitchen. Hosts were very helpful providing advice about places for dinner in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This small hostel was exceptionally clean and friendly. The price for a private room is extremely good and the kitchen is well equipped. I would not consider staying anywhere else in Penzance if I returned.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I stayed at PZ backpackers for 3 nights in the mixed dorm. The location is convenient. People who stayed there were very friendly and cool. The kitchen is one of the highlights! Definitely I will stay PZ backpackers again if I go to Cornwall in the future.

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Seoul, South Korea
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I stayed at the Penzance Backpackers for 2 nights in early August, and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. I got the number 6 bus to just before Alexandra Road from the main Bus/Train station, but the 1A bus would drop you off closer to the Backpackers - I had a heavy bag, so I was glad that I had not had... More

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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This was our second visit to PZ Backpackers. We last visited 2 years ago and liked it so much we came back! We had a very warm welcome from the young hosts - a smile and a cheery welcome is always appreciated. There is by far the nicest communal kitchen I have ever used with everything you could need to... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Stayed here with 6 friends on a Friday night in July to make a trip to the Minack Theatre. Couldn't fault the place. To be honest we were out most of our stay, however the rooms were neat and tidy, the en-suite bathroom was clean with a good working shower and there was free on-road parking outside. For only £16... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I've stayed at a few backpackers places now and have to say this was very good for the price - £16. I'm not a lover of sharing dorms with strangers but this is part of the territory and we had our own bathroom in our dorm which was a definite plus. There are double rooms available for a higher rate.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

1) Friendly and super nice host. 2) Clean and hygienic. 3) Quiet and peaceful location. 4) Clean sheets and washrooms. 5)Wonderful overall experience. Its an amazing place to crash on your visit to Penzance, its located very close by the marine drive, the owner who runs this place is an amazing guy, very friendly and helpful. I am not sure... More

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stopped at the Backpackers as an overnight stop on the way to the Scilly Isles. On arrival we kept missing the owner, so couldn't get in, but as it was a lovely day, we ambled down to the seafront and took a look at where the ferry sailed from in the morning. The hostel is spotlessly clean, the owner... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The guy who runs this place is super nice, and very organized. He cleans the place every day which makes a huge difference. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a good system for labeling and storing your food. The beds are standard beds you'd find in most hostels - not amazingly comfortable, but not bad. The internet was... More

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Address: The Blue Dolphin | Alexandra Road, Penzance TR18 4LZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Penzance Backpackers Cornwall

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