20 Chapel St, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4AW
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20 Chapel St, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4AW
Artist Residence Cornwall is a boutique hotel in Penzance which brings a slice of eccentric charm to the dreamy lanes of the historic town. With 23 eclectically decorated bedrooms and a cosy 3-bedroom cottage, the revitalised Georgian pile is a unique seaside inn perfectly situated for daily wonderings around the Cornish coast.
What makes a stay at Artist Residence Cornwall unique?
Known for its unique artist rooms, Artist Residence Penzance is home to intricate murals and original prints from a selection of artists including work from Jo Peel. Rooms are filled with eclectic combinations of up-cycled and reclaimed furniture, making each stay at an Artist Residence place completely unique.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Artist Residence Cornwall?
A home from home in West Cornwall with comfy beds, limited edition art prints and eclectic furnishings. A selection of rooms also have bathtubs, or opt for The Lookout or The Cottage for some extra lounging space and cosy log burners. Artist Residence Penzance is also home to The Cornish Barn, a rustic restaurant, bar and smokehouse serving a wholesome menu with a focus on fresh Cornish produce.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Penzance area?
Perfectly situated for daily forays to the beaches, and the Isles of Scilly, a short stroll from the pubs, restaurants and bars of Penzance town centre, the unique art deco lido and a sea view of the fairytale that is St Michael's Mount. Head to St Ives for a day out, visiting the iconic harbour and the ever changed Tate gallery. It goes without saying that a walk along the local beaches is a must for any visit to Cornwall; Porthcurno is one of the teams favourites!
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Downstairs, The Cornish Barn smokehouse is a buzzing community hub, serving up glorious feasts of locally sourced meat and fish, while the laid-back, intimate bar and secret terrace garden are the perfect after-dinner hideaways. This is all helped along by craft beers and wines from local independent vineyards. Located in Penzance town centre, Artist Residence is in walking distance from a range of local bars, cafes & restaurants for you to explore during your visit.
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"A mere five minutes walk from the quayside in Penzance sits a Georgian house, reworked in colourful and quirky hues by the team that created Artists Residences in Brighton, Oxfordshire, London, and Bristol. Here the company's style incorporates driftwood, exposed brick and big sofas with a beer garden that offers hammocks for the seriously chilled. The dining room, "Cornish Barn" serves up hearty portions of local meat and fish in an intimate and relaxed setting, with a log burner for chilly days and a sun-trap of a garden for Cornish summers.
The team behind Artists Residences, Charlotte and Justin, describe their hotels as “fun and friendly places to eat, drink and sleep”. That description certainly suits the breezy and cheery ethos of their Penzance residence.
The hotel is perfectly located for exploring the Cornish peninsula. Penzance sits at Cornwall’s narrowest point, making it easy to drive north for the Poldarkian north coast or south for the more mellow coastline around Mousehole and Newlyn."
"I love a bit of bohemia in a hotel and this place has it in spades. Firmly part of the funky Penzance vibe, the Artists Residence – a Georgian house bang in the centre of town – gently sings la-la-ness while managing to offer up top notch service at the same time. Quirky bedrooms designed by artists invite you to just hang out and take a chill pill, the cool bar lounge and beer garden are very hard to tear yourself away from (you may well become engaged in conversation with any one of the delightful staff) and the food a masterclass in relaxed eating. Think amazing coffee and pastries or American pancakes at brekkie to ribs or lobster in the hotel’s own smokehouse come dinner time."
Information on Artist Residence Cornwall hotel , 20 Chapel St , Penzance
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Types of room: Super Comfy Luxe Double, Comfy Luxe Double, The Lookout, Comfy House Double, Medium Double, Artsy Double, Cosy Double, Loft,
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Credit Cards Accepted: Amex, Delta, Mastercard, Maestro/Switch, Visa
When Closed: Open all year
Child Friendly: Children of all ages welcome
Dog Friendly: Dogs Permitted (Only in the restaurant and 2 rooms)
Smoking Permitted: No
Wheelchair Access: No
|Local directions:||Directions By Car From London the journey can take 4-5 hours. Parking Due to our central location we do not have on-site parking. However, there is plenty of free on-street parking around the area, free parking along the promenade (a 5-minute walk) and a car park at the bottom of the road (a 3-minute walk) for around £5.60 for 24 hours. We advise guests to drive down Chapel Street and stop outside of Artist Residence (you are allowed to park for 30 minutes) so we can help you to unload your luggage. By Train – Penzance Rail Station is a 5-10 minute walk. If you have heavy bags please note that the walk is up a hill. Alternatively, a taxi will cost under £5. For taxis we recommend calling R Cars in advance of your arrival: 01736 362 222 – Daytime services to Penzance from London Paddington usually take 5 hours – The Night Riviera sleeper offers single or twin cabins, departing London Paddington at 23.45 for arrival in Penzance at 8.00am. A return departs from Penzance at 21.45pm and arrives in London Paddington at 5am. All times are approximate. – We recommend that you book in advance for the best deals By Plane Newquay Airport is a 1 hour drive from us. Flybe flies from Leeds, Edinburgh and offers three daily flights from Gatwick.|
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Newquay (1 hour) , Exeter
Penzance (510 mins)
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