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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lynn was very friendly, superb bathroom and very clean room. Our room was looking to the sea (over the road) but it was nice and quiet. Breakfast was nice and well with fresh fruits every morning. Absolutely recommended without any hesitation.

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vienna
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lynn is simply the best. Excellent accommodation, spacy, modern, yet cosy and very clean. Lovely breakfast made by the very pleasant hostess with fresh fruits, tastefully self-made cereals, cornish breakfast, tea or coffee. While cooking Lynn answer all our questions on the area and guide us in the right direction around Penzance for trips, lovely places, walks etc. and restaurants.... More 

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Dulverton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

My husband and I stayed here for two nights 14/15th Sept. Warm welcome and a very clean, fresh and airy room. Super shower. Really good breakfast. We stayed in Cubert on the ground floor. We would recommend this to all. We will be back again.

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Thank Marcohacienda
English Riviera, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Recommended without hesitation. Warm welcome from Lynn. Room with a view as stated on web site. Comfortable double bed. Large bathroom. Great breakfast with range of choices. Central to town. You won't be disappointed!

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Lovely Lynne is the hostess who cooks a great breakfast and the sea view rooms are the height of comfort with everything thought of so your stay will be as good as you could wish, bed as soft as a feather and the shower is roomy and all the best toiletries and drinks. No expense has been spared to make... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Looking for a stop over in Penzance and found a lovely B&B. The decor was modern, white and very clean. Gorgeous bedroom with a comfortable bed, quilt and pillows. Slept really well. Bathroom was lovely - nice big shower and all the smellies you would need. Struggled to get out of it as so good ! Breakfast was scrumptious catering... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

We spent four comfortable nights at Sophia's after a very warm welcome by Lynn. The room and en suite was furnished and fitted in a modern, characterful style with a wonderful view over Mount's Bay. Breakfasts were superb and of high quality, the homemade granola was wonderful. Couldn't wish for anything better within a small and friendly run B +... More 

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Thank JeanB376940
Salisbury, Wiltshire
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Modern but with character, quiet and comfy. Nice location overlooking promenade. Very good breakfast. Overlooking sea front on road but very quiet. Parking in front on road but easy walk from train station. Lovely option for a mini break to deepest Cornwall. Penzance nicer and more interesting than expected as well!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

Sophia's B&B (run by Lynn and not Sophia but there is a connection!) is lovely. We were met by friendly Lynn who instantly made us a cup of tea while chatting away to us. Our room on the ground floor was very compact, but we knew this when booking so it did not come as a surprise. It is ideal... More 

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Reviewed 3 September 2015

We stayed at Sophia's for three nights in June and both loved it. Our room (Zelah) was relatively small but was comfortable and nicely furnished, it also had wonderful views of the sea - very picturesque. Great location as we were able to walk into the centre of town, as well as into neighbouring villages and a few miles down... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Sophia's B&B

Address: Promenade | Promenade, Penzance TR18 4HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Price Range: ₹ 8,774 - ₹ 9,048 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“any room here is good but the front rooms have the sea view with upstairs being a better viewpoint”
 of 5 bubbles mazcure, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“View from Zelah is wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles jessica1804, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms overlooking the seafront were nice”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisla9, 19 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Mylor is worth the extra bit. Great view, easy on the eye.”
 of 5 bubbles Bouncy_Boycy, 5 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Choose the Mylor on the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles SueJim126, 21 Sep 2014 | Read review
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