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Elmsdale Guest House

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Elmsdale is a carefully refurbished Victorian townhouse located in a leafy tree lined avenue running down to Penzance Promenade (sea front). It is located in the Penzance Conservation Area and is convenient for both the sea front and the Town Centre. All guest rooms are en-suite. There is plentiful on-street parking.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 83 out of 100
11Restaurantswithin 0,5 km
2Attractionswithin 0,5 km
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Stayed here before travelling back to London after walking the coast path. Has been upgraded since we stayed 4 years ago. Very welcoming and comfortable room and good breakfast. Not quite so impressed with the security/fire system which seemed rather bright in the night.
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Very clean, nice rooms. Great breakfast. But if a frosty welcome but the owners were very polite. In a road full of b and b’s in an area not too far from town centre. Not sure I’d go back, mainly because I didn’t fall in love with Penzance.
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We were extremely impressed with this gorgeous guest house. There are so many comments... all excellent we could list. Our hosts Vanessa and Steve could have not been more accommodating, from our arrival until we departed. The bedroom we had was tastefully decorated and designed
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Response from VANESSA H, Owner at Elmsdale Guest House
Responded 09 Nov 2018
Many thanks for your very kind review, we are pleased you enjoyed our hospitality. We look forward to seeing you again. With kind regards from Vanessa & Steve
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This was an exceptional guest house and we were so warmly welcomed by Vanessa and Steve. They were delightful and so very helpful with wonderful recommendations for sightseeing and dining. Our room was good size, immaculate and very quiet. Great beds! Coffee and tea were
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Response from VANESSA H, Owner at Elmsdale Guest House
Responded 30 Oct 2018
Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are always pleased when guests enjoy the hospitality that we offer, and the many aspects of your stay mentioned. With kind regards from Vanessa & Steve
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We spent two nights at the Elmsdale Guest House and loved it. Vanessa and Steve were welcoming and very helpful. They provided great restaurant suggestions and city-related advice. The breakfast menu is amazing and creative. Can’t wait to return.
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Response from VANESSA H, Owner at Elmsdale Guest House
Responded 21 Oct 2018
Many thanks for your lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. With kindest regards from Vanessa & Steve
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Large Double en-suite.
our en-suite of the twin room
double room facing Alexandra Road
Twin room
Twin room
Sorry we cannot help. We never were in that particular room. The owners are so very helpful and I am sure they would answer your question very thoroughly.
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Penzance is a good location to base yourself if wanting to tour West Cornwall. St Ives is just 6 miles away, the Minack Theatre about 8 miles and St Agnes about 20 miles away. Penzance has a main line railway station and is on the A30, the main road running down the spine of Cornwall. It is also at the centre of the local bus network. Penzance offers a fine range of places to eat. It is less expensive than St Ives and it has better communication links. Elmsdale Guest House is located in the Penzance Conservation Area in a fine, spacious 1880’s town house. We are about 700 metres from the Town Centre and 500 metres from the sea. We offer quality accommodation at affordable prices. There is free wifi in every room and every room has its own en-suite bathroom. We do not use booking agents so we can offer competitive room rates. You can book and pay online.
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"We asked for a quiet room and we faced the backyard."
"if you want a quieter room these would be at the back, having said that this B&B is in a quiet road not much traffic at night."
"We had room 1, nice big room with good amenities and very quiet."
"All rooms are tastefully decorated .Front room on first floor is very spacious....lovely if you were staying for several days."
"We were in room 4 which was perfect for us and very quiet."
US$91 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandPenzance
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