We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Yet another great stay at Halcyon” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Halcyon Guest House

Halcyon Guest House
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Penzance
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Halcyon Guest House
Save
You added Halcyon Guest House to your Saves list
6 Chyandour Square, Penzance TR18 3LW, England   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #29 of 91 Penzance B&B and Inns
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Yet another great stay at Halcyon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

We have just returned to our home in Bristol, after another quick break in Cornwall. We like Penzance and try to stay at the Halcyon Guest House, at Chyandour, in Penzance. We have stayed here many times in the past and have never found fault. No change this time. We only stayed for 4 days. On arrival we were met at the front door by Pat and Bob Ayotte. Pat and Bob always welcome their guest's as if they are family, they help with the luggage, and let you settle in. Any thing you need is at hand. The room is allways clean, tidy, and well presented. Local books of interesting places to visit, to the best resterants in the area are left for you to read at your leasure. At breakfast Bob raelly comes into his own. No matter were the guests come from he will hold conversation with knowledge of the visitors country, makes a few light jokes and helping them relax and settle in. Pat also will spend time with the guests while Bob is looking after the kitchen. They work in tandem with each other so well, after all, they have been doing this for 33 years and leave no stone unturned making your stay a memerable one. After all said and done, were you stay is also part of your holiday or quick break. And believe me when i say, you will want to return and stay again

Room Tip: The rooms on the front have great views across mounts bay.One of these is the family room
See more room tips
  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 3
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

46 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    40
    4
    1
    1
    0
See reviews for
14
18
4
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (14)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Inverness, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

We stayed at this B&B for two nights. The owners were extremely helpful, friendly and Bob was very funny, a great raconteur. Nothing was too much trouble for them. We had a a large room with a fantastic view The B&B was spotless and near to train and bus stations. Parking was available.

Breakfast was excellent with plenty tea and coffee. Would highly recommend if visiting this area.

Room Tip: W£hen booking as for the room with a view of St. Michael's Mount
See more room tips
  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Walsall, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, fantastic service,good food and plenty of it,clean comfortable room . A lovely quiet spot yet near to bus,train and shops . Pat and Bob made us feel very welcome . We would recomend them whole heartedly and plan to return next year .Nothing is too much trouble for them.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Queensland
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
28 hotel reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

We actually ended up staying in Penzance as a fall back. I had wanted to stay in St Ives but when three B&B's I contacted in St Ives did not even have the courtesy to reply and others seemed to have difficulty with parking or were above our budget, we settled for Halcyon in Penzance.
We were really glad we did. My emails re booking were answered promptly and courteously, the price was right and we were impressed by previous reviews on Trip Advisor.
We found Halcyon to be ideally located for what we wanted to do. It was within easy driving distance of the Minack Theatre, Lands End and the cute village of Marazion from which St. Michael's Mount can be accessed. In fact we walked across the causeway to St. Michaels one evening when the tide was out.
The guesthouse is also close to the local train and bus station so we could leave our car at Halcyon in one of their free, convenient parking spaces and catch the "Hop-on Hop-off" Bus which took us on a very scenic route all around the South Cornwall Coast for the day. We were able to Hop Off at St Ives and spent 4 hours exploring the fascinating village of St Ives without having to worry about negotiating the impossibly narrow streets and parking our car. It worked out really well for us.
Halcyon is an older type Guesthouse and the rooms are comfortable, quiet and clean at an affordable rate. Pat and Bob are lovely hosts and make their guests very welcome. They have been doing it for 20 years so are well versed in making their guests happy and comfortable. We appreciated their advice on where to go and what to see. It was Pat who suggested we drive to Lands End to watch the sun set. What a truly great experience!
Breakfasts are very tasty and Pat will organise a continental breakfast for you if you want to leave earlier than the usual breakfast time of 8.30am. We were very happy that we chose Halcyon for our stay in South Cornwall.

Room Tip: There are 3 rooms - get in early if you want a room with a view of St Michaels Mount.
See more room tips
  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Sydney, Australia
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

A friend and I stayed here 5 days in June 2012 and chose it based on Tripadvisor reviews. It was a delightful stay in a spotless, comfortable and spacious room with a great view of St Michael's Mount. The guesthouse has free car parking and is just a stroll from Penzance, but what made our visit exceptional were Pat and Bob.
Breakfast was shared with Bob's humour and helpful tips on the day's activities. Pat is a sweetie who offered me her waterproof trousers one bleak day we were walking to Marazion - and they were much appreciated!
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Halcyon to anyone visiting Penzance and would love to go back and see Pat and Bob again.Thanks guys!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

We stayed with friends in early May, our friends had stayed here before and highly recommended it. They were right to - Pat & Bob are amazing hosts with a natural ability to make you feel immediately welcome. Bob is very entertaining and kept us amused during our stay. The rooms are clean and comfy with lots of tea and coffee (and biscuits!). We would not hesitate in returning or recommending Halcyon at all !

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
manchester england
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

We stayed here for 2 nights in September ,and it was absolutely excellent,lovely breakfast ,comfy beds in a very clean and tidy guest house with free parking.Our hosts were extremely friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them.Very easy for the bus and rail connections if you dont want to use your car.

Room Tip: rooms at the front have sea view
See more room tips
  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Price Your Stay

Been to Halcyon Guest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Halcyon Guest House

Address: 6 Chyandour Square, Penzance TR18 3LW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Amenities:
Beach Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #29 of 91 B&Bs / Inns in Penzance
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Halcyon is a small friendly Bed and Breakfast. Tariff from £35 per person, per night ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Halcyon Guest House Penzance, Cornwall

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Halcyon Guest House, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.