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Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Due to a mix-up with a third-party booking site, we thought we had booked three nights at this lovely place. We arrived tired and jet-lagged after a 10 hour flight, and a five hour train trip.. Definitely NOT at our best and brightest: so when we pounded on the door, we probably scared the man who eventually answered. He certainly...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Probably the best hotel in the world so didn't want to spoil the unique beauty of The Abbey. Theo and his family are amazing hosts from the afternoon tea on arrival to the fab traditional English Breakfast options. All the rooms are one off tastefully done decor and the drawing room with an honesty bar is magnificent. Highly recommended by...

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6Thank PaulieBS5
Melbourne Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2014

We had a bit of trouble finding the hotel, due to our GPS wanted us to go up the slipway that was covered with water! Once we arrived the staff was very welcoming and when we saw our room we felt like we were in the Royal Suite. We had a huge room with lovely antiques and a view of...

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4Thank Sandra S
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Amazing ,fabulous and just adored the hotel. We stayed in the apartment for one night B & B with two dogs on our way to the Isles of Scilly. Looking on internet the local ,regular B & B's were asking same price , however, they looked so poor and totally inadequate in comparison. The whole place was sumptuous with the...

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Yoxall
Reviewed 16 September 2014

The Abbey has an atmosphere that is un like any we have stayed in before. We travelled with our well behaved dog who was made to feel at home we were give room 8 on the second floor, the room was large with great views over the garden. The breakfast was wonderful and was a great opportunity to chat with...

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Medellin
Reviewed 1 September 2014

The Abby is that rare thing - a unique experience that defies comparisons. Our bedroom was so interesting with dozens of books, antique furniture and an intriguing hidden door to the bathroom which was large and excellently kitted out. The decor is wonderfully eclectic, as is the guests sitting room (with an honour bar) and breakfast room. Unfortunately the weather...

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1Thank Enoteque_Medellin
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2014

The welcome was very friendly and helpful and the room was clean, spacious and quite quirky although at the top of the building (with no lift to help). Sadly breakfast was not great with leathery bacon and under-cooked sausages, also the toast was cold. Could not use wifi as it was not easy to access. It is ideally placed for...

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4Thank Mike191282
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Upon arrival, we were told we were too early to have our room (fine), the young lady asked us what time we would like breakfast, we told her 8:00 and she was visibly distressed by this and said "ooooh...I don't know if we can do that". I'm thinking to myself - then why did you ask me? She wrote it...

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7Thank HollyM340
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2014

It was lovely to have an excuse to return to the warm welcome of the Abbey after a few years gap. Thadeus and Sally and the team are wonderful hosts, paying attention to guests' needs in a relaxed and friendly way. I found the hotel just the same in all the right ways: its luxurious eclecticism, attention to detail, comfort...

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1Thank Patricia B
London
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed for two nights before embarking on Scillonian for Scilly Isles. Gorgeous garden and drawing room, with excellent honesty bar. Lovely warm welcome and great recommendation/booking for dinner. Only complaint was lack of breakfast/ poor service on departure. We had asked reception twice in advance for an early breakfast as had to leave by 7.30 and was assured that...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Abbey Hotel is a rare gem, a hotel that refuses to enter the modern world, choosing instead to linger in its serenely elegant past. The feel is of a smart country house, and the drawing room – roaring fire, huge gilt mirror, walls of books, rugs on stripped floors – is hard to beat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Abbey Hotel

Address: Abbey Street, Penzance TR18 4AR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Price Range: $163 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Abbey Hotel Penzance
The Abbey Hotel Penzance, Cornwall
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“Is now rented as a cottage, so all rooms are included.”
 of 5 bubbles WJHarrison, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“The apartment would be good for dog owners with own front door. I did see room three and this had a lovely sea view”
 of 5 bubbles rojawsm, 22 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Those with difficulty with stairs would be advised to avoid the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles pohsriah, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If you don't like/can't manage stairs - go for a first floor room. We would have been happy with any room.”
 of 5 bubbles 503suzannej, 11 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Room 1 has particularly excellent views across the bay to St Michael's Mount.”
 of 5 bubbles EdwardChichesterUK, 6 Aug 2014 | Read review
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