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Penzance Backpackers

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Top point of this hostel is that it's in a nice quiet part of town, even on Mazey Day which was most surprising. The free WiFi was also fantastic it must be said. The location did mean it was a lot further from the railway...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Great hostel and great host. Rooms and common areas are unbelievably clean and cozy; this makes all guests be clean and tidy as well. We got so many good advices from the host: if we had more time in Cornwall, we would have definitely stayed...More

Thank Sonia T
Reviewed 18 June 2017

It's cheap.... and simple. No frills, but it's clean and friendly and comfortable. You don't pay much and you get to share a dorm with 5 other people. One big plus was the en suite bathroom... no trekking down the hall! No breakfast, but at...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

I was on a biking holiday, ending in Cornwall. The hostel is convenient to EVERYTHING. The kitchen was great, in fact a lot of people were in there in the evening preparing meals and sharing dishes. There is a hangout room with a TV and...More

Thank Chicagojane2014
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Not in the centre but not too far either, about 15 minutes away. Always clean, especially the bathrooms and kitchen which was great. Not too many rules, which could have been overwhelming otherwise. Neatly arranged kitchen. Just a pity there was no access to washing...More

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USD 25 - USD 111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Go for the massive family/attic room!"
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"It depends who are and what you want. Best check their website"
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"double bunk room has double bed and is quiet at the back of house"
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"The front may well be noisy in the summer,with traffic and people passing.the double room i stayed in at the..."
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