The Union Hotel is in the center of Penzance. A 5-minute walk from the sea, the 17th-century building houses Hamilton’s Restaurant and also Nelson’s Bar, where there is free WiFi.

Rooms at The Union Hotel retain their traditional style, many have excellent sea views of Mount's Bay, and most are en suite. All are centrally heated and have a TV, a radio and tea and coffee facilities.

A full English breakfast is served in the theater bar, visited by Charles Dickens when he stayed at the hotel. The restaurant serves homemade dishes using produce from the local area. Guests can enjoy live music at the weekends in the on-site bar.

Penzance has an array of restaurants offering Cornish cuisine as well as globally influenced menus. The town’s cinema and theater are a 2-minute walk from the hotel, with a selection of bars and coffee shops even closer.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Union Hotel has been welcoming guests since Sep 5, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 full bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Has in en-suite with a shower ?
    All of our rooms are en-suite with either bath and/or shower. The Union.
    Answered on 7 January 2020
  • I am looking for a single B.B. for 6 or 7 nights from 22nd Sept. I need a shower( O.K. if in the bath. Do you have a lift if more than 1 floor
    Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately, we do not have a lift and our first floor is up approximately 15 stairs. All of the rooms are en-suite with..
    Answered on 25 February 2020
  • What is the parking situation?
    We have a secure car park at the rear of the hotel, accessed via New Street. A space is on first come, first served basis. There are several large pub..
    Answered on 5 March 2020
  • does the hotel have any parking spaces please
    Yes with limited spaces it is first come first served basis
    Answered on 1 February 2021
  • Is breakfast included? Price says included but meal plan says not.
    Yes served between 8 am - 9.30 Thank you
    Answered on 17 August 2020
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Amenities of Union Hotel
Most popular amenities
Free parking
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
  • Live music/Performance
  • Evening entertainment
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Union Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:30 PM to 9:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express Cash is not accepted Union Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Live music is played until midnight in the on-site bar every weekend, and occasionally on week days. Guests in the standard rooms or located on the first floor may experience disturbances. All guests are welcome to attend for free.
If you have any questions regarding this, please use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details provided in your confirmation.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

FAQs about Union Hotel

  • Check-in at Union Hotel is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The prices at Union Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Union Hotel is 1,500 feet from the center of Penzance.

  • Union Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Evening entertainment
    • Live music/Performance

  • Guests staying at Union Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • Room options at Union Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin
    • Family