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    YMCA Cornwall International House

    The Orchard Alverton Road, Penzance TR18 4TE, England
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    25/02/2018 26/02/2018
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    Traveller (14)
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    • Excellent46%
    • Very good31%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible7%
    29 Jul 2016
    “Very nice staff and service”
    12 Mar 2016
    “Bad attitude”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Conference Facilities
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
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    11 - 15 of 36 reviews

    Reviewed 13 April 2015

    Stayed here over Easter with large group. Bedrooms were comfortable and plenty of hot water from showers. A basic breakfast was included which was enough for a perfect start to the day. Staff were friendly at all times and I would happily stay here again.More

    1  Thank Gary B
    Response from YMCA B, Manager at YMCA Cornwall International HouseResponded 14 April 2015

    Thanks for your review - it's great that you enjoyed your stay. We are ideal for groups, and our new wing opens in May with another ten two bed and twin rooms offering even more privacy. The breakfast has been improved further too -so there's...More

    Reviewed 1 April 2015

    I have given this 5 stars based on the genre of accommodation and cost, which was good value. This was perfect for our year 8 school trip. The accommodation was basic but comfortable, and the set up was very convenient. There was a large room...More

    Thank Heidi S
    Response from YMCA B, Manager at YMCA Cornwall International HouseResponded 2 April 2015

    Thanks for review - we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us - the staff, the food and the accommodation. We are ideal for school groups, with a sports hall, large meeting rooms, and a short walk to the seafront. We also work...More

    Reviewed 9 March 2015

    I just stayed at the YMCA on business and although it was a walk from the town centre, the rooms were spotless and it was quiet. Phil and his team were great, and you should check out the tuna melt panninis and the bacon sandwiches!...More

    1  Thank Steph P
    Response from YMCA B, Manager at YMCA Cornwall International HouseResponded 12 March 2015

    Thanks for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and the snacks! It has been a bit damp over the last few weeks so yes - do come back and enjoy our glorious beaches in the summer sun! And now with the...More

    Reviewed 3 February 2015

    Stopped off at the YMCA Backpackers for two nights and had a great time, really clean and tidy, nice rooms comfy beds and an excellent breakfast. The staff are really good and gave me lots of advice on the next leg of my journey. This...More

    Thank John C
    Response from YMCA B, Manager at YMCA Cornwall International HouseResponded 4 February 2015

    Thanks for your review - we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We are very proud of our backpackers hostel. Our staff are a great asset, many of them "proper Cornish" with much local knowledge as you say. There is lots of change coming up...More

    Reviewed 3 November 2014

    We come every year for a month with a group of French students, this being our 4th visit in 5 years. Every year sees improvements in the building and accommodation. The recent building work is now finished and the new reception/common-room/café is very nice. Clean,...More

    1  Thank Jenny V
    Response from YMCA B, Manager at YMCA Cornwall International HouseResponded 11 November 2014

    Thanks for your review - we are glad you enjoyed your stay and the staff are great. The self catering kitchen is quite small, but we find a microwave and four hob rings are generally OK. Of course now we have launched our new snack...More

    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Free Parking
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    • 54
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    Jon M
    4 July 2014|
    Response from YMCA B | Property representative |
    Hello - There is a night concierge on duty but we do ask guests returning at that time of night to be very quiet please as most people will be fast asleep! Thanks - I hope this helps.
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    "All rooms are basic with shared bathrooms. Bathrooms v clean. Good for school groups."
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