Situated 300 yards from the shores of Mount’s Bay, The Pendennis Guest House is 10 minutes’ walk from the centre of Penzance. From the beach, guests can admire the picturesque St. Michael’s Mount. St. Ives, famous for its art and history, is 10 miles away, on the coast of the Celtic Sea. The rooms are decorated with soft, pastel tones and they have free Wi-Fi, tea/coffee making facilities. Some rooms feature a comfortable seating area by a bay window. The Pendennis Guest House is within 10 minutes’ walk from local restaurants, pubs and bars. Rich of Celtic culture and natural beauty, Penzance offers many attractions such as art galleries, and museums. A regular ferry service to the Isles of Scilly is a 10-minute walk away. Newquay Airport is 37 miles away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

The Pendennis Guest House has been welcoming guests since 19 Nov 2012.

Property highlights

Get what you need

If you have any questions after booking, this property responds fast.

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

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

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American

FREE parking!


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Room type
1 large double bed
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property has told us they’re making considerable investments and efforts towards sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


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  • Michael
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Classic old fashion guest house Everything as we expected Very Comforting
  • Richard
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location, great breakfast, well looked after and hosted
  • Wang
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    There is a breakfast menu. Breakfast has many choices. Vegan-friendly customers can make reservations in advance. In addition, the restaurant also has a self-service bar where customers can enjoy some fruits, milk and coffee.
  • Emma
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    This is one of the best guesthouses I've ever enjoyed - the location itself is great, being only a 5 minute walk from the seafront and the local park, and the room was spotlessly clean and comfy. But by far the best reason to stay here was the...
  • Corianne
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very clean and comfortable, really perfect for what we were looking for.
  • Anna
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Room was very clean and cozy. Towels and toiletries were provided. It was very easy to self check in. Breakfast choices were great and all that we have tried in our 3 days stay was delicious. In addition, there are cereals, fruits and toast that...
  • Jenny
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The owners were very accommodating, especially regarding breakfast thank you.
  • Esme
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The breakfast is superb with lots of choice and extremely high quality!
  • John
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    It was all really nice, especially the amazing breakfast
  • Lesley
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Wonderful hosts. The room was spotlessly clean and the bed was very comfortable. Breakfast was excellent. Would totally recommend and was so close to the sea front

Property questions and answers
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  • We will be arriving in Penzance via the sleeper train and wondered if we could leave our luggage on the morning of our arrival, before our check in?

    That's no problem, we can look after your bags and transfer them to your room once it's ready.
    Answered on 15 April 2022
  • Hello, I am looking at booking your deluxe king room, I noticed you will serve breakfast in the room, can i ask is there a table to facilitate this, a..

    Hello Mick and Marion Breakfast is between 8 and 9 and there is a table and chairs in the room regards
    Answered on 27 July 2020
  • Do rooms have their own bathrooms?

    Yes, all of our rooms are ensuite
    Answered on 28 August 2022
  • Are you situated any where near polgoon vinery?

    It is a 10 minute walk to Polgoon Vinery from the hotel
    Answered on 19 August 2022
  • Hi, do you have parking available? Thanks

    There is free parking in the street outside and the roads coming off of our road. Hope this helps Richard
    Answered on 28 March 2021
  • Hi do you have off road parking

    The parking is in the street, it is free, safe and unrestricted. There is always somewhere to park. At very busy times it may be necessary to Park 100..
    Answered on 30 June 2023
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Host Information

Company review score: 9.8Based on 289 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property information

we pride ourselves on our friendly and warm welcome and knowledge of the area

Neighbourhood information

We are a short, 10 minute walk in to town centre via a lovely Park or a little longer via the sea front. The Sea Front is at the bottom of the avenue, less than 5 minutes walk. We are about 20 minutes from the bus and train stations, or a couple of minutes by taxi for less than five pounds.

Languages spoken


Property surroundings *

Facilities of The Pendennis Guest House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Packed lunches
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Adult only
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

The Pendennis Guest House takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 to 23:30


From 07:00 to 10:30



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 10 years are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 10 and older are allowed)


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Cash The Pendennis Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 23:00 and 07:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Late check-in is not possible unless agreed with the property at least 48 hours in advance by e-mail or by phone.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about The Pendennis Guest House

  • Check-in at The Pendennis Guest House is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • The prices at The Pendennis Guest House 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 Pendennis Guest House include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • Guests staying at The Pendennis Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American

  • The Pendennis Guest House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Horse riding
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours

  • The Pendennis Guest House is 0.7 miles from the centre of Penzance. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.