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Warszawa, Polska
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in a small but very cosy room. The only problem was a wooden floor - I dropped my necklace and it almost slipped below through the boards. Also, there is no parking, which was a pain.

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ArtistResidenceHotel, Manager at Artist Residence, responded to this review

Hi joanna_jedrasiak, Thank you for writing a review. I'm sorry you nearly lost your necklace! This is definitely something we will look into! My apologies for our lack of parking. Due to our central location, we unfortunately don't have a car park. However, there are lots of free parking spaces around us on the street we are on and the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I absolutely loved my stay at the Artist Residence in Penzance. The location is perfect - right along Church Street, in the heart of the old town. Very close to everything in town, as well as the harbour, and only a short walk to the train station. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. My room - Number 9 -...

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ArtistResidenceHotel, Manager at Artist Residence, responded to this review

Hi austinmcc2, Thank you so much for writing such a great review :) I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Room 9 (The Attic Loft)! If you get the chance, make sure you visit our sister hotels in Brighton & London! Kind regards, The AR Team :)

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

If you want to sleep go somewhere else . We spent a sleepless night in room seven due to what we presume was an extraction fan being switched on about 10.30 pm . This noise and vibration emanated from the roof/ outside wall area next to the bed and went all night. No one answered the phone , went downstairs...

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ArtistResidenceHotel, Manager at Artist Residence, responded to this review

Dear Jim and Elspeth, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am unsure as to why the phones weren't working (this could have been a technical issue). However, the mobile numbers of 3 members of staff are in each guest book in everyone's room and also displayed clearly on the reception desk downstairs. It is a...

Kent
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Why would you want to stay anywhere else. What a little Gem. Another tucked away star! Great room, Great staff, Great location, great food, comfortable, warm, accommodating and so stylish. Worth every single penny. We will be back!

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ArtistResidenceHotel, Manager at Artist Residence, responded to this review

Hello Samboii, Thank you so much for your fab review!! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay here with us in Penzance and had a great time here! We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The AR Team :)

Haywards Heath
Reviewed 24 May 2016

If you are seeking a formal hotel, this is not the one for you, but if you're looking for a good value place to stay in Penzance and enjoy something a little different, you will enjoy this hotel. Each room is different, but the "basics" are all good quality - comfortable beds, nice bedlinen and towels, powerful showers and good...

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ArtistResidenceHotel, Manager at Artist Residence, responded to this review

Hi Ruth, Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your feedback and we are so pleased you had a comfortable stay with us. If you get the chance, do visit our sister hotels in Brighton & London! Kind regards, The AR Team :)

Shropshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We've just returned from a few days in Penzance, staying at the Artists Residence and we loved it. It's quirky, it's fun and it's comfortable, the wine list reasonably priced and Gareth's beer-can chicken is delicious! You can have a full meal in the Cornish Barn downstairs, or a selection of small plates if that suits you better, there's a...

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ArtistResidenceHotel, Manager at Artist Residence, responded to this review

Hi JulieMacB, Thank you so much for writing such a detailed review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us here in Penzance. Please do return before too long. We'd love for you to see the developments we have going on at the moment ready for our summer season! Kind regards, The AR Team :)

Bristol,
Reviewed 14 May 2016

This is a lovely boutique in a quiet road in Penzance. All the rooms are designed by individual artists. Our room (number 11) was light and airy with a walk in shower and freestanding bath. Typical signs are " oops a daisy, rise and shine etc. The breakfast (mini English) was delicious, very well cooked, one of the best fried...

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ArtistResidenceHotel, Manager at Artist Residence, responded to this review

Hi 901viviennep, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and you enjoyed your time in Cornwall :) We are so pleased you enjoyed your breakfast, we pride ourselves on it and the fresh local produce we use :) Please do come back again, and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Our holiday in the Scillies was over and due to boat and train times not aligning we had to stop over in Penzance. The criteria when searching was must be easy walking distance between dock and station, must accommodate 4 adults, must include decent breakfast and must be high standard so as not to end our break on a 'downer'....

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ArtistResidenceHotel, Manager at Artist Residence, responded to this review

Hi Clive, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased that we were able to assist in the grande finale of your holiday! So great that you enjoyed the apartment with the record player and had a good old sing song! Please do come back again soon for longer :) Kind regards, The AR Team :)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Everything at the Artists Residence was done well - enthusiastic service but not over the top, a funky, fun room with an eye for the details, and good food both for dinner and breakfast - and well located

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ArtistResidenceHotel, Manager at Artist Residence, responded to this review

Hi Sue, Thanks so much for your review! Glad you had a comfortable stay in a funky room! We are so pleased you enjoyed your meals with us. We pride ourselves on our food using fresh local produce whenever possible for our ever changing small plates evening menu. Do come and see us agin soon! Kind regards, The AR Team...

Penzance, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Really lovely hotel. We stayed one night and the staff couldn't have been friendlier. Our room was spacious and extremely comfortable. The mattress and pillows were perfect. the decor was impeccable and I loved the Tunnock caramel bars and the Roberts digital radio. We ate in the restaurant and the food is excellent as was the breakfast the following morning....

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ArtistResidenceHotel, Manager at Artist Residence, responded to this review

Hi rosymcc, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased you had such a comfortable stay with us! We hope to see you again soon! Be sure to check out our sister hotels in Brighton and in London if you get the chance :) Kind regards, The AR Team :)

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on historic Chapel Street in the heart of Penzance in a Grade 2 listed Georgian mansion. All our rooms and apartments are individually designed. Our artist rooms feature individual murals painted on to the walls by local artists. Our house rooms are eclectically decorated in a vintage style with Farrow and Ball paint, reclaimed furniture and limited edition prints. All rooms have a flat screen TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and are en suite. Cooked breakfast is available in our newly refurbished dining area and is made using the finest local ingredients. You can also relax in our rustic neighbourhood restaurant. The Cornish Barn is open all day for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering a seasonal menu of seafood, meat and vegetarian put together by chef Gareth Spencer using local Cornish produce. The hotel is just a five-minute walk from Penzance train station making us the perfect base for exploring West Cornwall. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Artist Residence

Address: 20 Chapel Street | The Georgian House, Penzance TR18 4AW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Price Range: $140 - $588 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Artist Residence 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“We stayed in room 117 which was very romantic”
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“Room 12 is lovely!”
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“Lots of stairs to some rooms so consider this when enquiring for a room.”
 of 5 bubbles DonnaBraithwaite123, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“NO Parking near this place.”
 of 5 bubbles paulfQ2455IF, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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