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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This is the worst bed and breakfast we have ever stayed in.we arrived to find the lady had gone out ,she showed us our room it has a damp smell to it ,there was blood on the cushion on the bed ,light switch hanging off the fall,bathroom was awful.we stayed one night,we got up at 5 the next morning and... More 

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whitewayskg, Owner at Whiteways Guest House, responded to this review

I would like to say i always try to contact guests regarding time of arrival as not all guests give expected times since the unfortunate loss of my husband six months ago i am trying to continue on my own i do need to go shopping on this occasion i was 5 mins away in the town as soon as... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The owner of this ramshackle little place was pleasant enough, but not much else was. The decor here was a very grim affair, the first thing I noticed. Moreover, the shower was utterly tiny, the fittings in both ensuite and bedroom were poorly finished, the mattress was like a squidgy fat person, and the breakfast was greasier than Silvio Berlusconi.... More 

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whitewayskg, Owner at Whiteways Guest House, responded to this review

Hi i would like to let guests know mattresses have been replaced where applicable in april of this year More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Booked this online without really doing any research so my fault really. Stayed here years ago but that must have been in a different universe because I wouldn't have if I'd seen photos. The place is untidy,dusty,dirty and not very welcoming at all and that's a shame because it's an ideal location near the station,harbour and town but will not... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I booked this very last minute without reading the reviews - that was a mistake. Pretty much what everyone else has been saying - the place is not clean, the furniture is old and tatty, I had the room with the shower next to the bed which made the room feel a bit damp, the window rattled in its frame,... More 

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whitewayskg, Owner at Whiteways Guest House, responded to this review

Due to serious illness and my not running guest house through 2015 left with staff all issues have now been dealt with hopefully no more seriosly bad reviews More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

As soon as we walked in it smelt like animals and there was no one to greet us. Our room was filthy!! The shower (in the "ensuite" which was a converted cupboard) was mouldy and the pipes were coming away from the wall. The extracter fan was caked in dust. The carpets were stained and there was a toenail on... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights ! Piracy at its best, OMG there is a smell I can only describe as a 10 year old curry house! It makes me wonder if anybody ever checks the standards. This place does no favours for the Penzance/ Cornish tourist industry. Sorry never again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

we only stayed one night thankfully. This place is filthy, an old sofa in the dining room covered by dirty blanket and pillow. dust and cobwebs everywhere. The room was dirty and the bathroom needed a good deep clean, black all round shower area. would not stay here again.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

On arrival we were greeted by the owner who was very friendly and shown to our room. Well! My children have been to university and there accommodation was much better than this. The carpet was dirty as was the sink and toilet look as if they hadn't been cleaned in a long time. The bed well we decided to sleep... More 

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Netley Abbey, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

How this place passes fire regs or food hygiene or health and safety I do not know. Foul stench of Cafe cooking imprinted everywhere. Greasy walls and sticky floors even in bedrooms. Carpets disgustingly stained. Fire door to room 12 too small so would fail to keep smoke out in a fire. Door to single room sealed occupant in and... More 

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Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I frequently stay here as I live on the Isles of Scilly and often have an overnight stay in Penzance either side of my journey. The location for me is brilliant, just across the road from the train station which is ideal as I always travel by train. It's also right by the shops and the Longboat is next door... More 

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Address: 1 East Terrace, Penzance TR18 2TD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
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Price Range: $71 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Whiteways Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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