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Reviewed 18 July 2014

Very nice B & B in quiet town.Stayed one night only and wish it had been more.Nothing was too much for the owners.They have thought of everything travelers would want.Breakfast is fantastic with 3 different choices of breakfast.We had the kippers for something different.Owners even called doctors for my wife who had been bothered by heat rash over the past...

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Reviewed 9 July 2014

From the moment we booked to stay at the Penrose and received the very informative confirmation email, everything about our stay was simply excellent. The owners were both there to meet us on arrival, clearly they know how to make guests welcome. The room was huge and superbly appointed, Heidi thinks of every little detail, it was perfect. There is...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2014

After postponing a weekend earlier at Penrose because of illness we have finally spent a memorable weekend in Lostwithiel with Heidi and Chris. The only downer was we didnt stay longer and England lost their first World Cup game. From the moment we arrived everything was taken care of. Our room was comfy, breakfast top notch and our hosts brilliant....

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2014

This was the most expensive B&B we stayed in on our travels but wow was it worth it. After a couple of rubbish travelodge rooms before our stay and the a horrid hotel in Newquay after our stay, we realised how lovely this was. We had a beautiful room with chairs overlooking a big window with a view - bliss....

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Shoreline, Washington
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Chris and Heidi are excellent hosts. There are a lot of breakfast options, and they have a great system for ordering. They even happened to have soya milk on hand so that I could have it with my coffee. We stayed four nights in the Owl Room, which was quite spacious and had a great view out of the bay...

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Darton
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Found this B & B purely by chance in all honesty on latebookings.com but so glad we did. Nothing too much trouble for either Heidi or Chris - mine hosts. We were in Room 2, so comfy, everything you need is available from Shampoo, Hand Cream, Sewing kit, you name it you've got it. Beds lovely and comfortable, plenty of...

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derby
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Its two years since we last visited Penrose and it was still as good as we remembered. Very dog friendly (not just dog tolerant), lovely room with many extras and delicious, hearty breakfast. You can't go wrong!

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wales
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Our first visit to Penrose following recommendation from family. We had a wonderful four day visit to Cornwall made all the better by the welcome we received from Heidi and Chris.Penrose was cosy and comfortable and everything you could wish for was provided.We liked being able to choose our breakfast in advance so that it was freshly cooked for us...

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Bracknell
Reviewed 18 April 2014

We first visited Penrose in Easter 2010 and had a lovely stay. It's literally a 10 minute walk into Lostwithiel where there are plenty of good restaurants/pubs to eat. We have returned again and again found an excellent and comfortable place to stay while exploring the western part of Cornwall. Chris has a background in hotel management and puts his...

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Reviewed 11 April 2014

We have just had one night in Penrose. In all the places we have ever stayed we have never received such a warm welcome. It was like arriving as house guests with friends. The house oozes charm from the past, and the owners have a genuine pride the history of the house. Floor has been mentioned but it is worth...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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: $83 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Penrose B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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