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The Dolphin Tavern

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26/06/2017 27/06/2017
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in to see if there was any vacancies but they were full so decided to have lunch I had the lasagne which was a bit dry but my husband had the steak and ale pie which he enjoyed it is a lovely pub it's a shame we couldn't stop there may be anouther time we will try again

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I stayed at the Dolphin Tavern in a harbour-view room for 4 nights whilst I ventured out daily to tackle sections of the South West Coast Path. The Tavern turned out to be a a delightful and integral part of the whole adventure. The team on duty whilst I stayed there were clearly empowered to run the show and were...

1Thank RoyalBadger
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This B&B exceeded our expectations, considering the pub is 500 years old, the bedroom/bathroom were modern, clean with unexpected extras like; hairdryer, alarm clock, tissue box - personal touches you don't usually find in hotels. We were in the 'longboat room' which overlooked the harbour and in the morning we had a fabulous view of St Michael's mount. Plenty of...

1Thank Andrea P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Have just returned from a 2 night stay at The Dolphin and did not want to leave.We stayed in room 2 It far exceeded our expectations.It was equipped to a standard that would put some hotels to shame.it was spotlessly clean (as is the whole pub,a special mention to Audrey who is responsible for the shining surfaces everywhere) Everything was...

2Thank diane m
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The other positive reviews say it all: our room was huge and despite the location on a main road, traffic noise was not a problem. Super-clean and luxurious touches in bedding, toweks and toiletries. Excellent food: fish locally sourced and delicious. An authentic pub which is very welcoming to non-locals: would highly recommend a stay here. Penzance has much to...

1Thank suzie330
Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Chanced on this place on a Sunday evening when many other establishments were closed. Cosy atmosphere, excellent service and good food meant that we were thoroughly satisfied with our evening meal. Portion sizes of the main course (we both chose fish) were not huge, which suited us. The sticky toffee pudding with caramel sauce and clotted cream was big enough...

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

My mother are I ate at The Dolphin - the food was lovely and the waitress and bar staff very attentive. Our total bill was very reasonable and hugely good value for money. We will be back for sure. I hope next time when I visit I will be able to stay the evening.

1Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We have stayed in this tavern twice now, and it has always been really good. The food is amazing, the staff are so friendly and helpful. It is so convenient for the town, the railway station and the bus station, and also if you want the Isles of Scilly ferry. The beach is just around the corner. An excellent place...

2Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Just spent a three day break here . Fully endorse others comments about the Dolphin. Staff are all so welcoming and genuine , the food is amazing (mushroom sizzler yummy). We had room no 1 which was large and comfortable and warm with a bath in the good sized bathroom . It overlooked the sea. Will certainly return here when...

2Thank Alastair83
Reviewed 5 February 2017

My wife and I returned to the Dolphin for a meal after trying a couple of times previously. Our previous visits were not the best experiences with regards to the food but I'm happy to say this occasion was far better. We both had a main course only and stayed for a few drinks afterwards. The food was very good...

1Thank kernewek31

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Dolphin Tavern

Address: Quay Street, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Price Range: $140 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Dolphin Tavern 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Harbour view - book early”
5006CJP, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Longboat room overlooked the harbour and you could see St Michael's mount on a clear day. I believe all of the 3 rooms you can see the sea.”
andreapF9479SS, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All 3 rooms have views of the coast”
247dianem247, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We didn't stay in the hotel but the rooms at the front would be the best ones with fantastic views over the harbour & Mount's bay”
juliejarvis14, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“to all who go try and get a room overlooking the harbour it somthing and we definetley advise.”
alanhowitt, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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