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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Funky, different, full of character. Room 8 at top of building, with view over bay. Different to your normal hotel room, not a square box. Restaurant serves very nice food with attentive staff. Definitely worth a visit!

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Funchal, Portugal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time to Penzance found this beautiful funky bright relaxing boutique style hotel on the famous Chapel street and really did live up to our expectations. A bright room 'Pinky' room 5 with views of the roof tops and the view of famous Admiral Benbow. We will definitely be back The restaurant 'Barn' Served the best food live music and...

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Penzance, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and his partner stayed here recently and it was a fabulous experience. Their hotel room, Matt,in the loft was very quirky and bright and cheerful.Lots of lovely artwork. The Cornish Barn, which is their restaurant, had a great selection of smoked meat and fish which is prepared in their own smokerie on the premises and I'm told that...

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Thank christine h
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had such a super time with my boyfriend and this very well designed boutique hotel. I just fell in love with the decor and our room was number 15 which is new for 2016. Very well designed, massive comfy beds and voluptuous pillows (my boyfriend wanted to take them home). The roll top bath was the icing on the...

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

four of us stayed in room 25 for the first 2 nights, as we are no spring chickens we didn't realize it was 3/4 floors up with no lift. Apartment smelt of drains as you entered into the kitchen from the entrance. Lounge was spacious and well equiped out. Bed rooms where small and very little space to hang clothes....

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here during half term with our two children aged 8 & 10. Having arrived on the overnight sleeper from London early in the morning, we went straight to the hotel for breakfast. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and were able to have our room ready by the time we'd finished eating. We stayed in the 2...

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night with my partner. The Artist Residence is absolutely stunning - the decor is thoughtful and fun; the staff were helpful and friendly and the location in Penzance is great. Although there is no parking there is a public car park just down the road that was not overly expensive. Following our check in we did...

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South East England
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We always stay here for a couple of nights before catching the ferry to Isles of Scilly and it always starts our holiday off perfectly. We stayed in the gallery loft on our latest stay which offers two single beds on a mezzanine floor for our boys. The stairs are a bit steep and narrow but our three and five...

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Thank Ekels234
Lafayette, California
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The rooms are decorated from the outside door through the entire room by individual artists, so are very different from most hotel rooms. In addition the basics - bed, bedding and bathroom are also very well done. The public rooms - the bar and restaurant are also imaginatively decorated, with good food and drink, and friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast...

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 October 2016

If you don't mind stairs, the two bedroom apartment turned out to be a great choice. I was visiting with family and we used our lounge almost every evening to entertain family staying in other rooms of the hotel. All our rooms were nice, uniquely decorated, comfortable, clean, and charming. Breakfast was really good and so are the dinner options....

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on historic Chapel Street in the heart of Penzance in a Grade 2 listed Georgian mansion. All our rooms and apartments are individually designed. Our artist rooms feature individual murals painted on to the walls by local artists. Our house rooms are eclectically decorated in a vintage style with Farrow and Ball paint, reclaimed furniture and limited edition prints. All rooms have a flat screen TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and are en suite. Cooked breakfast is available in our newly refurbished dining area and is made using the finest local ingredients. You can also relax in our rustic neighbourhood restaurant. The Cornish Barn is open all day for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering a seasonal menu of seafood, meat and vegetarian put together by chef Gareth Spencer using local Cornish produce. The hotel is just a five-minute walk from Penzance train station making us the perfect base for exploring West Cornwall. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Artist Residence

Address: 20 Chapel Street | The Georgian House, Penzance TR18 4AW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Price Range: $115 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Artist Residence 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“The roomy apartment with a cosy sitting room was perfect accommodation for our teenage family !”
 of 5 bubbles JaneE64, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 a bit stuffy but didn't dare open casement window because of gale outside! Hope they've fixed very slow draining shower.”
 of 5 bubbles 906timm906, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some may not like the noise in the street from passers by (not vehicles) at the front of the building”
 of 5 bubbles 235lesleyk, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms we saw where 4 + 5”
 of 5 bubbles Apollonia69, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Accessibility may challenge some, as there is no elevator and the stairs are rather steep and narrow. H+The staff helped with my bag.”
 of 5 bubbles D1890LValisonh, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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