Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Enjoy the best of all worlds. Staying at this recently refurbished mansion allows you to explore artistic Penzance and gives you easy access to historic Cornwall. Relax on sandy beaches, or stroll on the coastal path for stunning cliff-top scenery.

This Georgian mansion has been refurbished to a high standard. Set in beautiful gardens, its only 15 minutes walk from the town and seafront. Penzance is an excellent base for exploring the local area and it is the departure point for sailings to the Isles of Scilly. Visit St Ives or Sennen Cove, try surfing or just relax on some of Europes finest beaches.

Get the festival-inspired glamping experience with a beautiful bell tent. These sophisticated and spacious tepee-like tents are fitted out with a double bed and three single beds - enough room for 4-5 people to chill out in. Facilities include flooring, beds, basic furniture ( bean bags etc) solar lighting and bedding. The product described as 'Tent' is actually a Bell Tent.

Please note, we do not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England & Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking

*All bookings for more than 16 people will not be accepted by YHA and will be cancelled.*

At YHA Penzance we strive to cater for everybody. We have one accessible bedroom on the ground floor. There is an accessible bathroom also on the ground floor.

We also have:
Step-free access into hostel
Accessible reception desk
Portable induction loop
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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 8.3

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 9.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    29 Aug 2019
    Very happy.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    16 Mar 2019
    Beautiful location in an old castle. Great bathrooms and clean dorms. Extensive kitchen and lovely staff. Met amazing people there and am definitely going back.
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    16 Aug 2019
    I cannot believe how welcoming, patient and helpful staff were at this, their busiest time of year, when there were over 100 guests coming in and out every day! They were always courteous and remained calm and cheerful at the most demanding times - well done, staff at YHA Penzance!
    England, Female, 41+
  • 9.1


    13 Jul 2019
    The location is quite nice, 15-20 minutes walk from the city center. The food was good and the kitchen was open late which is nice. The rooms were quiet. The only thing is that the wifi was slow and sometimes not working. Its an old building, with thick stone walls, that’s why. Maybe consider this if you really need to use the Internet :)
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    01 Sep 2019
    A clean and well-maintained hostel in an historic building on the edge of Penzance town, Only had breakfast once as was overpriced at £6.25 for what it was and only scrambled egg offered. The pub down the road was charging £2.00 less for greater choice and more of it. That said, good self-catering facilities to cook your own. Wi-fi poor to non-existent. Good solid bunks with reading light and power point.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 8.9


    25 May 2019
    Lovely converted house. Staff seemed a little disinterested about giving me directions when I first asked. Lovely stroll along paths from the hostel to the pier
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3


    17 Sep 2019
    Really nice building and the facilities were decent enough. Proper wifi would have been good rather than having to create a sky account to get it. Also surprised they didnt supply free tea and coffee. We booked a private room but got put in a big 6 bed dorm to ourselves. Not aure why and would have prefered to have got put in a room we booked.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3


    11 Apr 2019
    Showers needed a bit of cleaning and un clogging. Internet was EXTREMELY choppy, and only available in the lobby area. Beds were comfortable, people were friendly, lockers AND lockable storage under the beds is free to use. The self catering kitchen was great! Great food storage, plenty of ovens and stove tops for whoever wants to cook. The knives are DULL, bring a tiny sharpener if you want, better off cutting tomatoes with a brick.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    21 Apr 2019
    You get what you pay for with this hostel. My room was supposed to be all females but there was a male in my room. He was lovely but just be aware that you might not have all males or all females in your room. The shower was a bit of a risk as the temperature varies from cold to very hot. My sleep was okay but like I said, £15 a night don’t expect it to be the best nights sleep you get. Still I had a wonderful mini holiday in Cornwall.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 6.9


    06 Jun 2019
    Very unhappy that after spending a lot of time making sure I had a double room and a double bed, I ended up with bunkbeds. Not very romantic spending my anniversary week with my partner. Not going to use Hostelworld again if I can help it.
    England, Male, 41+
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table