Artist Residence, Penzance, Cornwall
Set in a Georgian coach house on historic Chapel Street, perfectly positioned for daily seaside forays, Artist Residence Penzance brings eccentric charm to the Cornish seaside town. Designed as a bohemian home-from-home, the hotel fuses modern comforts with plenty of character. The individually designed rooms feature an eclectic mix of vintage and industrial furnishings, limited edition artworks and a touch of luxury. Expect a laidback vibe with good, wholesome food and drink, a warm welcome and a fun atmosphere. Downstairs discover a thriving community hub, serving delicious local fare, and outside, a sunny terrace garden.
Your expert reviewer
Pick up one-of-a-kind treasures along historic Chapel Street, with its array of quirky boutiques, antiques and galleries.
Artist Residence is in the heart of the popular Cornish seaside resort of Penzance, a short walk from the beach and with plenty of pubs and shops nearby.
By car: Penzance is approx 300 miles from London - a 6-7 hour drive. There is no on-site parking.
By train: The hotel is around ten minutes' walk from Penzance train station. The London - Penzance sleeper train takes 7.5 hours, or 5.5 hours during the day. trainline.com
Style & Character
Perfectly suited to those after something unique, with a personal and friendly approach to service and a sense of laidback luxury. We love the copper and brass bathtubs set against artwork by David Spiller, Peter Blake and Tracey Emin, with neon signage by Brighton artist, Andy Doig.
Service & Facilities
The homely and eccentric vibe won us over, with its creative, fun and friendly soul, inspired by the artists and communities of west Cornwall.
- Curated art collection
- Free Wi-Fi
Well-behaved dogs are welcome in a selection of our bedrooms and are treated to include Lily's Kitchen organic dog treats, bed & bowls. Extra charges apply.
The Lookout is a complete dream, with its own private balcony and open-plan living space, home to a log burner. It's an absolute treat to sip sundowners to views across Penzance, before sinking into a sumptuous copper bathtub.
Snug Double, Comfy Double or twin, Comfy Luxe Loft, Super Comfy Luxe, The Chapel suite, Sail Loft, The Lookout, The Cottage
Facilities include: king size bed, ensuite bathroom, rainfall shower, organic Bramley toiletries, Egyptian cotton linen, free Wi-Fi, TV, tea and coffee facilities
Food & Drink
The breakfast menu, with scrambled eggs, smashed avocado, grilled halloumi, field mushroom, thyme-roasted tomato and sourdough toast, washed down with a sunrise mimosa, is fantastic! The Hake fillet, with roast pepper, tomato and butterbean stew is also a winning combo, followed by dark chocolate, hazelnut and honeycomb torte - yum!
The Clubhouse: relaxed atmosphere, all-day dining, modern European and American menu, cocktails. Dinner mains from £14.
Terrace Garden: Serving cocktails, Cornish beer, cider and more throughout spring and summer.
Rooms available from £159.50 per night
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