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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I found this B & B on booking.com. This house is full of character, a reasonable price and located conveniently. It was difficult to find as the address on the site is not the street that you drive into to park. A call to the owners set me on the right path. It would be helpful to have the parking...

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penrosebb, Owner at Penrose B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We do re-confirm all bookings which include directions on how to find us and park. Unfortunately not everybody reads these confirmations. The room in question (Room 3) was booked for 2 people only (not a family) and is one of our largest kingsize doubles. There is plenty of room for 2 people and luggage. We...

Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Can't praise Chris and Heidi enough, fantastic hosts, greeted us with umbrella's when we arrived and so welcoming. Our room (No.3) was excellent, really nice touches in the room from a bottle of water to all different tea's. We had dressing gowns and the room also had a hairdryer for the wifeee :-) View was really nice when the sun...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

My family recently visited us in Lostwithiel and stayed at Penrose B&B. They very much enjoyed their stay. My parents had what's probably the best room - with an elevated view over the town. They loved the breakfast and hospitality of their wonderful hosts.

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Hampshire, UK
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Lovely view across the valley from our double en-suite room w 2 comfortable chairs. Very comfortable bed. Soap and shower supplies in bathroom with a power shower. Dressing gowns supplied (nice touch); quiet at night tho' bit of traffic noise in early morning 'rush' hour. Good breakfast with fat-free yoghurt and fruit as well as choice of traditional english breakfast...

Thank LucyGHampshire_UK
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

What an amazing short break! Wonderful accommodation & superb hospitality. We can safely say we have never experienced such warmth & friendliness. Chris & Heidi make you feel so special & nothing is too much trouble. They think of absolutely everything. We will be back! Thank you!

Thank Boobiss
Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Greeted on arrival by Chris & Heidi, who made our dog feel at home straightaway, and then explained the house, the breakfast routines and the locality. We had a big, comfortable room at the top of the house (room 7), extra seating, an eclectic mix of furniture and a small desk in the window with a view over the town....

Thank wanderingdubyas
Reviewed 29 April 2016

A real gem of a place, beautiful house and Heidi and Chris looked after us very well. Our room had a beautiful view over Lostwithiel, the kingsize bed was so comfortable i didnt want to leave it, the bathroom had a lovely huge double shower and all toiletries ( full sized ) were there, the welcome tray in the room...

Thank shirleyjones_14
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We had a lovely welcome from the owners Chris and Heidi. We had the attic room which was very clean and comfortable and had views over Lostwithiel and the valley beyond. Lots of nice little touches such as a basket of extras in the very nice en-suite shower bathroom and a generous tray in the bedroom with a kettle, tea/coffee/...

Thank keithallen1
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We came to stay at the penrose bed and breakfast for a weekend while visiting the Eden project and lost gardens of helligan. When we arrived we were greeted by Chris and Heidi and guided into the car park. They explained everything we needed to know about our stay and the surrounded areas pubs restaurants etc. The rooms were very...

Thank Chris P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Wonderful warm welcome on arrival and Chris even carried our heavy bags to our room - which is unheard of in most B&B's! Rooms were immaculate and very spacious and the beds were very comfortable. Fabulous choice for breakfast and both Heidi and Chris went out of their way to make us feel at home and cater for all our...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chris & Heidi welcome you to Penrose, their beautiful AA 4 stars ratedVictorian home. Penrose exudes a homely atmosphere with a hint of heritage. Fireplaces, chandeliers, cornices and stained-glass windows are evident through-out the building. Be prepared to be spoilt when you book into Penrose B&B as Chris & Heidi pride themselves on hospitality and the kind of finishing touches that make a visit memorable. We have four large versatile double/twin/family ensuite rooms and three spacious double ensuites, plus two of the rooms combine for a family suite with a kitchen. All the bedrooms have TV, Freeview, DVD/CD player, hairdryer, bathrobes, extensive beverage tray, bottled mineral water and toiletries. The ensuites have electric showers plus fresh towels, face cloths, shampoo/conditioner and shower gel. There is free Wifi throughout the house. There is also a little snug come guest lounge. Lostwithiel is the antiques and slow food capital of Cornwall and has many pubs and restaurants within a 5 to 10 minute walk. The Eden Project is only a 10-minute drive, so are the local beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penrose B&B

Address: 1 The Terrace | off Scrations Lane, Lostwithiel PL22 0DT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Lostwithiel
Price Range: €56 - €117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Penrose B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“There are no busy roads as this is a side road/track. The superior twin was really lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles LorraineA388, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front a bit noisy from traffic.”
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“Our room was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles lemonelemi, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the east side have a beautiful view of the town and countryside.”
 of 5 bubbles Jamesleathers, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms I have stayed in were good size, bathrooms were good size, both were quiet.”
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