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Carnson House

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Carnson House

4 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast available
  • Parking available
2 East Terrace, Penzance, England

Explore the area

  • AirportLands End (LEQ)17 min drive
  • Popular LocationPorthminster Beach23 min drive
  • Popular LocationPorthcurno Beach26 min drive
  • Popular LocationMinack Theatre27 min drive

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About this area


Carnson House is located in Penzance. Travellers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Minack Theatre, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore St. Michael's Mount and Porthminster Beach. Jubilee Pool and Grand Casino Amusements are also worth visiting. With scuba diving, snorkelling and windsurfing nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.

What's nearby

  • Market House - 6 min walk
  • Egyptian House - 8 min walk
  • Porthminster Beach - 23 min drive
  • Porthcurno Beach - 26 min drive
  • Minack Theatre - 27 min drive

Getting around

  • Penzance Station - 1 min walk
  • Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) - 118 min drive


  • The Front Room - 2 min walk
  • The Crown - 3 min walk
  • The Bay - 4 min walk
  • The Studio Bar - 5 min walk
  • The Old Lifeboat House Bistro - 5 min walk

About this property

Carnson House

Bed & breakfast in Penzance with outdoor tennis court
An outdoor tennis court and free WiFi in public areas are available at this smoke-free bed & breakfast. This bed & breakfast has 6 rooms.
Carnson House offers 6 forms of accommodation.
Recreational amenities at the bed & breakfast include an outdoor tennis court.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi, Wired Internet (surcharge)

Parking and public transport

  • Extended parking on site (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee

Things to do

  • Outdoor tennis court


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Smoke-free property

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Check-in from 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 29 out of 86 reviews
5 - Excellent 34%
Rating 4 - Good. 35 out of 86 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 13 out of 86 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 8 out of 86 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 86 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Disliked: Staff & service, room comfort
Did book bed and breakfast but on arrival was told there would be no breakfast Room was very small walls very thin could hear next rooms tv also had to change rooms as shower did not work
Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
As always a warm welcome, comfortable room, and excellent breskfast. Highly recommend.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great family run b&b. Friendly, helpful, comfortable rooms and really good breakfasts. Handy for train station, ferry to Scillies and all central shops in Penzance. Have stayed here quite a few times. Never disappointed. Definitely recommend.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020