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Carnson House

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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“train station”(8 reviews)
“room was clean”(5 reviews)
“one night stay”(4 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
2 East Terrace, Penzance TR18 2TD, England
17.3 km to Lands End Airport
131 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This place is clean.... that's about as good as it gets. Aggressive staff left in charge with appauling hostess skills, the whole place stinks of cooking oil that sticks to your clothes, way over priced for what you actually get, not worth half what I...More

Thank Kath I
Response from Robert B, Owner at Carnson HouseResponded 27 February 2017

We apologise for any misunderstandings whilst we were away but we have spoken to Lisa who was looking after the Guesthouse and this is her record of events. The guest had told her that she was arriving at 5.00pm. Lisa waited for her until nearly...More

Reviewed 19 November 2016

From an easy online booking, to an email confirmation and a professional follow up call and then arrival, the customer service I received was excellent. For the three nights I stayed, the en suite room was clean and the breakfasts were first class with real...More

Thank domghisays
Response from Robert B, Manager at Carnson HouseResponded 20 November 2016

Thank you for your lovely review

Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Everything works in this b and b. The breakfast is amazing and it is value for money. The couple who run it love their work and this really comes across. Would stay here again. Penzance however can be a little dull end of season. Had...More

Thank Shirley D
Response from Robert B, Owner at Carnson HouseResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you

Reviewed 22 September 2016

Although the room was tight, and the private washroom was across the hall, all amenities in our opinion was excellent. Bus and rail stations directly across the street. Excellent breakfast, wifi included.

Thank Harry M
Response from Robert B, Owner at Carnson HouseResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Carnson House is a Cornish B & B. It doesn’t pretend to be the Dorchester or the Waldorf or the Hyatt Regency. Consequently I’m astonished that some TripAdvisor contributors feign offended surprise when, in paying B & B prices, they are not provided with the...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Price range
US$85 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
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Carnson House Penzance, Cornwall
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"All rooms are comfortable"
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"Room three was very good family room and with the double glazing did not hear any traffic."
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"Front rooms subject to traffic noise."
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"Rooms on the front are noisy due to road traffic"
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