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.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

YHA Penzance is temporarily unavailable for recreational bookings until at least 10th October 2020. As part of our repurposing programme with charity and local government partners, it is currently being used to accommodate key workers and the most vulnerable members of society through the pandemic crisis.

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
Ground floor bedrooms

Photo ID must be presented upon arrival and match the name and address on the booking. Where a booking is for more than one person, the named person on the booking will need to provide photographic proof of identify that matches the name and address on the booking. Photo ID will also be requested from all other adult guests. These photo IDs must match the name they sign in with at check in. If photo ID cannot be provided, you will be refused entry to the property. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 8.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    18 Oct 2021
    We enjoyed an excellent stay with the YHA team at Penzance. We are riding the West Kernow Way and are looking to visiting this hostel again at the end of the week. The team are extremely friendly and everything is spotlessly clean. I would certainly recommend this hostel.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    20 Jan 2020
    I had a great holidays there is so clean and staff is kind and helpful , every day several times cleaning wc & bath.
    Iran, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    27 Dec 2019
    Very clean hostel with great staff and facilities. The best cooked breakfast you will find.. Thanks
    England, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    08 Dec 2019
    I enjoyed my six night stay at this exquisite classic building with a beautiful interior with period features. It had a Lovely atmosphere and was decorated with so much art by children that was captivating. The pleasure of an art gallery on to speak. It's location on a wild and natural setting on the hillside was very earthy. The granite floors downstairs added to its Cornish character. The social areas were above standard and very inviting.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    29 Aug 2019
    Very happy.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 9.4


    11 Sep 2021
    Stayed here previously lovely location lovely staff cleanliness good value though downside was lack of sleep from other guests property is old and walls thin sorry just being honest
    England, Couple, 41+
  • 8.9


    10 Mar 2020
    The location is in an attractive natural area, but not so easy to get to or go to the food shops without transport or urban walking. If you have transport it is a good location to get to the west coastline and there are many ancient sites to visit.
    England, Mixed Group, 41+
  • 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+
  • 8.3


    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
  • 8.0


    13 Sep 2021
    Thankfully a pleasant local warned me to 'keep walking and not worry about the bushes ' After I got to the hostel I was pleasantly relieved and pleased. The next day was a pleasant surprised and I was appreciative of the beautiful woods and the clean running stream. It was BEAUTIFUL. The showers were very clean and so were the communal places also. The staff were accommodating, and helpful also. I wouldn't mind returning now that I know the area. its a 25mins walk for the town centre
    England, Female, 41+
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • 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