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Penzance hotels and places to stay

Shoreline Lodgings
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2.41 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (40 reviews)

"It’s an Ok place. Good location Heating room excellent Bath shower works great"…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2019

Shoreline Lodgings
Trereife House
3.5 out of 5
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1.16 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)

"The owners were friendly, conversational and helpful, and clearly loved the historic house and grounds. They were able to offer advice on the locality, places to eat, etc. The house is best described by the term “faded elegance” but we liked that, it felt quite other-worldly. Niggles were small, ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2019

Trereife House
The Lugger Inn
3 out of 5
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2.46 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (383 reviews)
Weekend break

"We enjoyed a great stay, inspite of Storm Jorge! Lovely breakfasts and amazing evening Italian buffet meals. We had large room very comfortable with large bay window overlooking the sea and prom. Visited Nat.Trust gardens in the sunshine."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

The Lugger Inn
Camilla House
5 out of 5
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2.54 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (176 reviews)

"In the heart of Penzance with views of the ocean , great breakfast, lovely room, and easy parking. Fee is the best."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2019

Camilla House
The Commercial
4 out of 5
13 Market Square, St Just, Penzance, ENG
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4.16 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (183 reviews)

"Freindl y staff.warm comfortable room .fantastic breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 11 Nov 2019

The Commercial
the Engine Inn
3 out of 5
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6.28 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (39 reviews)
local pub experience

"friendly staff. convenient to entire area. must have car to fully see everything. true local pub experience. very large accommodations. happy to see wash cloths. actual 1700 building. dog allergic should not book as dogs are abundant in pub where breakfast and restaurant is."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2018

the Engine Inn
The Wellington Hotel
3 out of 5
Market Square, St Just, Penzance, England
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4.16 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (98 reviews)

"Centrally located. Friendly staff and locals. Good transport links. Hearty breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

The Wellington Hotel
Artist Residence Penzance
4 out of 5
20 Chapel Street, Penzance, England
The price is £145 per night
2.56 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (123 reviews)
A quick one nighter

"A very comfortable, clean room, TV not so good. Wanted to watch something for half an hour before bed but hardly any of the mainstream channels worked"…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Artist Residence Penzance
Bre An Mor
3.5 out of 5
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8.89 mi from city centre
Bre An Mor
No. 38PZ
3 out of 5
The price is £63 per night
2.36 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)

"Oh, my goodness! No,38PZ is absolutely amazing! From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, we were made incredibly welcome! John & Shauna are fabulous hosts... before our stay they gave us loads of extremely useful information about Penzance & No.38PZ... They have also put together an excellent ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2019

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Visiting Penzance

Travellers to Penzance give high marks for the seaside. Tourists can also enjoy the city's festivals and safari tours. Top sights in the city include Land's End and Minack Theatre.

  • There are 343 hotels and other accommodation options in Penzance
  • The closest major airport is in Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), 34.7 mi (55.9 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Penzance

Cultural venues in the city include Minack Theatre, Newlyn Art Gallery and Acorn Theatre. The city is notable for landmarks like Land's End, Chysauster Ancient Village and Trereife House. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the the sea and these places to visit: Lamorna Cove, Sennen Cove Beach and Porthcurno Beach.

In the surrounding area, top places to visit include St. Michael's Mount, located 5 mi (8.1 km) from the heart of the city, and Porthminster Beach, which is 8.7 mi (14 km) away.

Getting around Penzance

If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Penzance Station. Penzance might not have as many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Penzance

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 11°C during the day and 4°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 18°C, whilst the average at night is 5°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 19°C with night-time averages of 10°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 15°C and night-time averages of 6°C
  • About 26 millimetres of rain falls on Penzance each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 18°C, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 5°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Penzance?
Dolphin Tavern is a favourite with Expedia customers. It’s a 3-star inn offering a restaurant. Reviews from our site also recommend Ship Inn and Artist Residence Penzance as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Penzance, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals in Penzance.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Penzance?
Based on reviews, The Longboat Inn is a popular 3-star inn for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free full breakfast and free WiFi. Another top choice for your budget-friendly stay is Sea Waves B&B.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Penzance?
Old Success Inn is a top 4-star inn on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free breakfast. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include Glencree House and Camilla House. Also, attractions such as Jubilee Pool and Greeb Farm are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic holiday to Penzance?
Hotel Penzance is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features pillowtop beds and bathrobes.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Penzance?
Hotel Penzance is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a restaurant and a seasonal outdoor pool for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Torwood House Hotel and The Queens Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Penzance?
Dolphin Tavern is a top 3-star beach inn with 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Duporth Guest House and Westbourne Guest House. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Lamorna Cove or Sennen Cove Beach.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Penzance?
Ardensawah Farmhouse B&B is a luxury B&B and popular for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Higher Faugan Parc and Hotel Penzance are two other upscale options for your trip.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Penzance?
Artist Residence Penzance is a favourite 4-star guesthouse with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar.
What's it like staying in Penzance?
Travellers to Penzance give high marks for the seaside. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s festivals and safari tours. Top sights in the city include Minack Theatre and Land’s End. In Penzance, there are 551 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Penzance?
Cultural venues include Minack Theatre, Acorn Theatre and Geevor Tin Mine. Attractions like Jubilee Pool and Greeb Farm are fun for everyone. Landmarks like Land’s End, Trereife House and Chysauster Ancient Village might be worth a visit.
How can I get around Penzance?
If you want to venture outside the area, take a train from Penzance Station. Penzance might not have many public transport options to choose from, so consider renting a car to explore more.

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