Penzance has a reputation for excellence in Bed & Breakfast accommodation. The harbour town is brimming with tastefully renovated Regency Georgian and Victorian guest houses. You’ll find them along the seafront or just off the promenade on peaceful terraces and along pretty streets like Regent Terrace, Alexandra Road and Morrab Road flanking grounds and gardens. The variety of B&B accommodation here caters for all tastes and budgets. Stay in luxury suites and rooms just minutes from ferry services to the Isles of Scilly or opt for quality budget lodge accommodation with family rooms and optional breakfasts.
Just inland from the promenade a choice of charming guest houses cluster around Penlee House Museum, Gallery and Park ideal for summer open air theatre performances. To the west of Penzance towards harbour village Newlyn sit more stunning bed and breakfast options including harbourside B&Bs with magnificent views and luxury suites and rooms in the former home of Stanhope and Elizabeth Forbes, members of the famous Newlyn School of Artists! To the east around peaceful hamlets like Gulval a further choice of B&B accommodation is available. Cornwall’s far west is just a few miles across from Penzance to St Just, and just inland from Penzance sit a choice of rural farmhouse B&Bs and beautiful country guest houses serving up award-winning locally sourced breakfast and offering the ultimate Cornish accommodation experience.
Welcoming and family run, Penzance B&B guest houses in the town centre, to the west and east of the town, and just inland near the Penwith Heritage Coast offer affordable and stylish accommodation perfectly placed for exploring Cornwall’s spectacular far west. Many also feature in-house extras such as free use of art studios and painting tuition on request or pamper beauty treatments.
Historic Romantic Guest Houses
Penzance has a selection of Regency Georgian town houses heralding from its heyday as a ‘Coinage Town’. Oozing period charm and individual character, these boutique B&B gems, many of which are Grade II Listed and award-winning, are perfect romantic boltholes with spacious suites retaining original features, combined with modern luxury touches such as free WiFi, iPod docks and digital TV. They sit in the heart of Penzance around exquisite Georgian terraces and squares, close to sub-tropical gardens. The town is also rich in character Victorian buildings – formerly gentleman’s residences, today offering boutique guest accommodation with light and airy luxury rooms featuring four poster beds, high ceilings and beautiful cornices. In nearby Newlyn you’ll also find charming harbourside B&Bs with spectacular views and the Penzance area is a gateway to some of Britain’s most spectacular beaches and coastal walking, quaint harbours and the cliff top open air Minack Theatre.
Family Friendly B&Bs
An extensive choice of quality family friendly B&B accommodation is available in Penzance and surrounding top spots like Newlyn. Many offer discounts for children when staying with two adults, and very young children usually stay free! Town centre guest houses with spacious family rooms feature cots, high chairs and internet access as standard, plus offer a convenient location just minutes from ferry services, the Jubilee open air pool on the promenade and town centre amenities. Luxury country estate B&B accommodation for families sits just on the outskirts set within extensive grounds and perfect for family group gatherings. Penzance makes a great base for a family holiday or short break in Cornwall. Family friendly beaches sit right on your doorstep around Mounts Bay, and the town is within an easy drive of Porthcurno beach and the Land’s End Experience with its many family attractions.
Pet Friendly Bed & Breakfast Accommodation
With miles of coastline to explore and wonderful dog friendly beaches within easy reach, Penzance is ideal for a pet friendly holiday and there is a good choice of B&Bs which welcome well behaved dogs. Choose a B&B close to Penlee Park offering great dog walking territory. Pet friendly town centre guest houses are just minutes from the promenade and coast path heading west towards Newlyn.