The Wellington Hotel

A Historic Hotel in Penzance, Cornwall

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Market Square , St Just
Penzance
Cornwall
England
TR19 7HD

The Wellington Hotel, Penzance

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The Wellington Hotel is an imposing granite building that was built before the Battle of Waterloo. It was converted into a hotel in 1813 and named after the The Iron Duke (Arthur Wellesley; 1769-1852)

The Wellington Hotel is an imposing granite building that was built before the Battle of Waterloo. It was converted into a hotel in 1813 and named after the The Iron Duke (Arthur Wellesley; 1769-1852) (photo of painting) after he allegedly stayed here. It has been extensively modernised in recent years.

The bar is popular with the locals and is a centre for much of the social life of this small friendly Cornish town. If you have a good joke to tell, this is the place to do it! St Just has all amenities: A small supermarket, a grocery store, a green grocer, bakers, butchers, hairdressers, caf?s, chinese/Indian takeaways, pubs, a hardware store, craft shops and art galleries, a pottery, a library and a doctor's surgery. The nearby parish church (photo) holds all usual Anglican services.

A Roman Catholic mass is held there on Saturday evenings. Also within sight is the Methodist chapel, claimed to be one of the most impressive in Cornwall. Parking is available in the Market Square (photo) outside, in quiet streets nearby or a large free car park which is within easy walking distance of the hotel.

Bus services which link with all the Cornish tourist centres operate from close to the hotel and it is perfectly possible to enjoy a stay at St Just without a car. The local beauty spots of Carn Bosavern, Carn Gloose, Cape Cornwall (photo), (the only cape in England), and Cot Valley are within walking distance.

3 star rating

Room Facilities
Telephone
Tea and coffee making facilities
Non-smoking
Hairdryer
Direct dial phone
Dining guide
Colour television

Amenities
Lock-up facility for bicycles
Wakeup call
Restaurant
Non-smoking (throughout)
Ironing facilities
Internet access (wireless) in public areas
Bar
Baggage store
Adjoining rooms

Parking
Off-site parking

Business Facilities
Internet connection (wireless)
Meeting rooms
Direct dial phone

Dining Facilities
Dining room on first floor. Meals can be taken on ground floor by request

Meals
Dinner
Lunch
Breakfast (Full cooked)

Child Facilities
Highchairs
Cots
Children's menu

Pet Policy
No pets

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Nearby Historic Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Penzance Travel and Heritage Information

St Just in Penwith Church - 0 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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Carn Euny Ancient Village - 2.5 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Sancreed Holy Well - 3.2 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Sancreed, St Creden Church - 3.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Lanyon Quoit - 3.9 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Men an Tol - 4 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Madron Holy Well and Chapel - 4.6 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Trengwainton Garden - 4.8 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

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