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    YHA Penzance

    Castle Horneck, Alverton, Castle Horneck TR20 8TF, England
    011 44 345 371 9653
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    • Excellent63%
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    “youth hostel” (16 reviews)
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    Reviewed 17 October 2017

    My wife and I stay at YHA Penzance three to four a year when visiting a relation. The manager and staff are most friendly and helpful. On most occasions they try to allocate a room on the ground floor, I hate stairs!!! It is not...More

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    1  Thank mikewescott1
    Response from Paul K, Manager at YHA PenzanceResponded 19 October 2017

    Hello Mike, Thank you for your great comments. I am glad you do not mind sharing the Youth Hostel with children. See you next year and don't forget to ask for the ground floor. Paul

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    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    YHA Penzance is on the edge of the town in a lovely old building about a mile by quiet lanes and paths from my route on the Coast Path. I could have mentioned the friendliness of the staff, the excellent and good value food and...More

    Thank FellwalkerCumbria_UK
    Response from Paul K, Manager at YHA PenzanceResponded 26 April 2017

    Hello and thank you very much for the great review. We have had some great friendly families over the Easter holidays. It makes for a great atmosphere which you just don't get in some places. I will pass on your comments to all my team....More

    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    I had two nights in a shared dormitory at PZ YHA .The review must be viewed in relation to this, I've marked down the Sleep Quality, because there were two snorers in the dorm and one person who hadn't muted his phone which cheerfully went...More

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    Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

    I first stayed in this hostel in December, over Christmas 2012. Many people may say - why didn'you just have a conventional holiday, but I didn't want to do that. After my father died I ended up living in a small caravan for 3 1/2...More

    Thank andrewrbs
    Response from Paul K, Manager at YHA PenzanceResponded 19 October 2017

    Hello, Thanks for your belated review! I had to read twice. If you haven't been back for a few years it is time to rebook for next Christmas. Excellent review but I will disagree on the 2 miles for town. We are only 1 mile...More

    Reviewed 27 September 2017

    Large old house converted to a modern youth hostel. Reception friendly and efficient. Dorm room clean, spacious and comfortable. Plenty of toilets and showers. Good standard of housekeeping. Guest kitchen (well equiped) and dining area in basement. Comfy lounge. Good location on outskirts of town...More

    Thank Dean A
    Response from Paul K, Manager at YHA PenzanceResponded 19 October 2017

    Hello, thank you for your great review. I will pass on your comments to my guys. Sadly this years team will be shortly leaving and so hope to get as good a team next year.

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    • US$31 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 80
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    • Castle Horneck
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    • Penzance Youth Hotel Castle Horneck
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    Room Tips
    "Don't go in July or August. They allow campers in their back garden to crowd the hostel."
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    "Room 22 is hot and small - cramped for 4 people."
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    "There is a disabled bathroom on the ground floor plus suitable accommodation on that floor."
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