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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have stayed here 4 times now - the latest visit (April 14 & 22) was the best. Rooms have been upgraded & are comfortable, clean, well equipped & warm. Breakfast in the Theatre is lovely - full English & excellent choice of other cooked breakfasts with help yourself coffee, tea & juices, cereals, fruit etc. Hotel management very helpful...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to meet, large bars, oldy rooms with good food and a range of decent beers, barman full of interesting facts about this olde worldy hotel with a great history going back to Nelson and his last battle of traffalgar

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely, warm and well stocked bar...great to hide away from the winter chills by the fire. Old school for sure but that's what I like. Pint of Rattler and plate of cheesy chips went down very well indeed. Will return!

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is the weirdest hotel I have ever stayed in! The view from my room was stunning, however my room was hotter than an oven! Despite turning the heating off and leaving the window wide open I have never been anywhere so hot! The room looked like it hadn't been decorated since 1970, although it was comfy. I enjoyed my...

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Thank CornishKatie
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I had the pleasure of revisiting this wonderful hotel for the Cornish weekend a few weeks ago. I had such a lovely time and can highly recommend a visit. The manager and his staff were all helpful, professional and gave very good service. I also managed to catch the band they had playing on Saturday evening (The Hoodle) they were...

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2Thank Margaret W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Two nights here as part of a group event; the location is very good, but I think the consensus was that that was the only worthwhile thing about this hotel. Well, it was... adequate. But service was fair to poor and the whole place is just depressingly tired, shabby and run down. The real and biggest insult, though, is that...

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Thank Courtenay R
Penzance
Reviewed 24 February 2017

A 'local' for us.....we've eaten here many times in recent years & a couple of times in the past month. Good, dependable meals & hefty portions. The beers are always well-kept & the bar is well stocked. The staff are invariably polite & friendly and Manager Howey is a hell of a character, who we always look forward to seeing....

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1Thank Gary S
Reviewed 15 February 2017

One of our travel guide books recommended us the Union Hotel which has a tradition. Actually, before we checked two other hotels, which were already full this night, since travellers to Scilly Islands got stuck in Penzance due to fog. Hotel manager didn't welcome us as guests, instead was very rude and unfriendly, just gave us the keys and wanted...

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1Thank Mark B
Twick
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The decor here is a cross between old man bar and Thai gilded and bejewelled mirrors. So peculiar. The staff are really friendly, however, and there is a gin specialism to the bar. There was a great band of old guys playing and they attracted a good crowd.

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1Thank Talia H
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights in November on a Friday and Saturday nights, my wife and I we're in town to visit relatives, I decided to book in here because of reading the negative reviews. The hotel overall is a little dated in its decor, but it is clean, we had room 21 which had a view towards St Michaels...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Union Hotel

Address: 1 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Price Range: $123 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Union Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“many good rooms, quieter toward the rear”
187wilfredj, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose somewhere else entirely.”
CourtenayR_12, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a renovated room if one exists”
156johno, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top floor has very good view”
michaelcA3571SD, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top floor has excellent views”
ZestyLondon, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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