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Whiteways Guest House

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   1 East Terrace, Penzance TR18 2TD , England
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Ranked #76 of 82 Penzance B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

2 egg and bacon sandwiches and 2 small coffees cost £13.80 to take away. Thats not right! And the fact that I asked the price and he wouldnt tell me until after he made it was wrong. I couldn't even say that I payed for service as the moody one word answers made me feel almost uneasy. Definitely will not... More

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Only stopped one night and on the plus side the location, within throwing distance of the railway station, it is convenient. The breakfast was fine, except for the lack of real butter on the table - I could tell it most certainly wasn't! The room was in real need of some attention, the bathroom too. As with another reviewer it... More

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Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I have seen several bad reviews where people have complained about poor cleaning and a smell of fried food lingering in the room. I can say that I did not regonise any of the problems described. First of all, its location is very good. Directly opposite the railways. The room (a double room with bathroom) was clean and much bigger... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I have recently completed an End-to-End cycle ride, and this is one of the B&Bs I stayed in. My plan was to stay in privately owned facilities, rather than chains. There was a place to park my bike overnight, under the stairs, nice and secure, and the location next to the Rail Station is excellent and easy to find, and... More

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York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

The room was small and the decor terrible. Oh, and the shower cubicle was actually IN the bedroom! Surely a health and safety issue right next to an electric socket? The level of cleanliness was poor and due to the cafe downstairs, there was a lingering smell of fried food in the room. If I hadn't booked and paid through... More

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Penzance, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

On the positive side, the lady running this establishment tries to be helpful, yet uses the absence of her partner, Gary, as an excuse for problems to remain unresolved. The location could hardly be better for access to Penzance station. The town is accessible via a short walk. If a full English breakfast is your style then you will not... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

The room dirty and tiny not enough room to swing a cat, and there was one there wandering around. Bathroom dirty and black mould covering thw shower walls and the windows. Wall paper coming off the walls , very cramped. On entering the guest house there was a nausiating smell of grease from cooking. Dining room very dirty, the table... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

booked for a week but with in an hour i had had enougth. the room was small dirty and smelly .the owners stank of booze and gary the male owner gets very aggressive when you complain. this place should be shut down. needless to stay i went next door to the longboat which was 10 out of 10

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Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

STAY AWAY!! STAY WELL AWAY!!! As soon as you walk in you are met with a damp mouldy smell, The interior is grubby looking like a dss bail hostel. DO NOT book the £25 single room!!! The bed was absolutly knackered , the slightest movement and it made noise, the mattress was in a appalling condition. The onsuite was so... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

This B&B is overall quite good in my opinion. The location is very convenient, just one minute from the train station. The house owners are very nice and welcoming. I am especislly impressed by the full-day breakfast offered!! Yes, the room may be a little bit small (I lived in a single room), but I dont think it is dirty.... More

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Also Known As:
Whiteways Guest House Hotel
Whiteways Guest House Hotel Penzance
Whiteways Guest House Penzance, Cornwall
Address: 1 East Terrace, Penzance TR18 2TD , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
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Ranked #76 of 82 B&Bs / Inns in Penzance
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Whiteways Guest House 2*
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