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Halesworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

The Union is full of character and history. Walking around it is endlessly fascinating: you find a portrait of Napoleon, a death mask of Lord Nelson, models of sailing ships and rooms full of French antiques. It's like staying in a stately home! The rooms are comfortable and individual. Mine had a fantastic view of the harbour, the sea and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

What a rude old man for a receptionist! A terribly unkempt annoyed old man told us off (including my elderly in-laws) the moment we stepped into the hotel. He snapped at all of us & we never got a chance to explain that our email sent 3 weeks ago never got replied although we informed them how many children were... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

This has become our second home and this is because we love it here. One summer and one winter holiday not enough but all we can afford for now. The staff always remember us, what we like to drink and eat and are always so friendly amped helpful. New staff quickly became as warm and dear to us as the... More 

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Tamworth
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Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights as I was working locally. Chosen for it's location, I was looking forward to staying in a historic building in the centre of Penzance Sadly, my expectations weren't met. Firstly, my room was tired, musty and dirty: cobwebs adorned the walls, hairs in the bath and the soft furnishings torn (the bed valance was... More 

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Grimsby,UK
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Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

We didn't use the hotel facility as we had family close by. We chose to use the onsite Hamilton Restaurant within the Union Hotel. We were greated by Howie who was most welcoming. We realised early on he has a very dry and sometimes sarcastic sense of humour, which, due to living up country appealed to us (not everyone gets... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Booked online and gave wrong date to Booking.com. By telephoning the Union the manager fixed all in a trice. We had a great room.....old but but modernised with excellent views and an opening window. (Shame they don't train the seagulls to shut up at 4am!) It was a Saturday night and they had a great jazz band.....a funky but very... More 

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2 Thank Jill J
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

This was such a beautiful hotel. The night I stayed with my Mum the hotel had a jazz band on so the atmosphere was electric! The owner was very friendly & warming as we arrived & we were made to feel like a member of a family. I highly recommend this hotel as this is the one I will be... More 

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Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

Great location for everything! Walkable from the train and bus station and 5minute walk from the coast wall. The manager is 'enthusiastic' and a little 'eccentric' to say the least, and says what he thinks...so take nothing to heart! Once you've overcome the initial greetings he'll do anything to make your stay as comfortable as possible, and was very helpful... More 

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fortaleza, ce
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12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

This is a very ancient hotel that´s part of the history of England. In a very nice area inside the hotel was first announced the English victory at Trafalgar. Ask the manager, who is a very welcoming person to show you. The restaurant were the (good) breakfast is served is very beautiful with a lot of stuff from its closed... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2014

The staff is very friendly. The location is good. But the rooms are average, the biggest problem we had is in the bathroom where there's no shower and only a bathtub which makes it very infeasible to take a shower.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Union Hotel

Address: 1 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Price Range: $108 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Union Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Ask for a renovated room if one exists”
 of 5 bubbles 156johno, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top floor has very good view”
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“Top floor has excellent views”
 of 5 bubbles ZestyLondon, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Suggest avoid the second floor if have to carry own cases”
 of 5 bubbles 18beacon, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back of the hotel to avoid noise problems”
 of 5 bubbles Felikitty, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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