Set in Penzance and within 200 metres of Penzance Promenade Beach, The Dolphin Tavern has a private beach area, non-smoking rooms, and free WiFi throughout the property. Each accommodation at the 3-star inn has sea views, and guests can enjoy access to a terrace and to a bar. Lizard Lighthouse & Heritage Centre is 40 km away and Tate St Ives is 14 km from the inn. At the inn, the rooms come with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. At The Dolphin Tavern you will find a restaurant serving British cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and vegan options can also be requested. Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Penzance, like hiking. St Michael's Mount is 6.3 km from The Dolphin Tavern, while Minack Theatre is 16 km from the property. The nearest airport is Land's End Airport, 13 km from the inn.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.


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Room type
Number of guests
1 extra-large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Penzance
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Tina
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Everything was great, excellent room & bathroom. Breakfast was also good and very friendly staff
  • Rosalind
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Very comfortable bed. Lovely hot shower. Only 3 minutes walk to ferry, and 10 minutes to station. Staff offered to carry our cases upstairs. The tavern is a really old traditional pub, but our bedroom and bathroom had all the latest fittings. The...
  • Grant_8546
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Very comfortable rooms with harbour view. Excellent restaurant.

Property surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of The Dolphin Tavern
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Sea view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Beach
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Carpeted
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules
The Dolphin Tavern takes special requests - add in the next step!

From 15:00 to 22:00
From 07:00 to 10:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are not allowed.
Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

FAQs about The Dolphin Tavern

  • Check-in at The Dolphin Tavern is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The Dolphin Tavern offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Private beach area
    • Beach

  • The prices at The Dolphin Tavern may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at The Dolphin Tavern include:

    • Double

  • The Dolphin Tavern is 700 yards from the centre of Penzance. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The nearest beach is just 150 yards from The Dolphin Tavern. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Dolphin Tavern has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1