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YHA Penzance Reviews

Castle Horneck, Alverton, Cornwall, TR20 8TF, Cornwall, England

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230 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 95%Cleanliness
  • 95%Facilities

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Staff were super friendly and helpful


Staff was fantastic, fun and efficient. Room and showers were very clean. Breakfast was basic, but had a good variety and was reasonably priced and convenient. I would definitely stay there again.

  • 5th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


Lovely location set in gorgeous woodland. Staff were exceptional and breakfast well worth it.


Very nice hostels for families, not really suitable for young and night active people


My only negative had nothing to do with the hostel or staff. There was a large group each night and some of them needed better supervision from their own people.

  • 15th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


Lovely stay. We stayed in one of the bell tents which are spacious and delightful. Staff are very helpful and the hostel was very comfortable.


It was a nice stay here, everybody was so helpful and friendly. I will come back


Really impressed with this hostel, it almost felt like staying in a hotel. Very modern and clean, good facilities and I like that there is a "glamping" option. Although out of the city, easy to get to by bus or cheap by taxi. Paul the manager was so helpful and made our stay great!


Very friendly staff and great breakfast. Nice green location. Just a bit of a walk to the town.


The hostel has an amazing ambience. The toilet facilities are very and new. The beds are comfortable have a socket and light hanging next to each one. Breakfast 5,25 and includes drinks and tastes really nice. I definitely recommend this hostel!


We had a fantstic relaxed time. We had everything we needed and the staff were very helpful.

  • 23rd May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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