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YMCA Cornwall Hostel

Hostel | International House, The Orchard, AlvertonStreet Penzance, England TR18 4TE

79.1% Overall Rating

232 out of 274 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (04/08/2014)

Paul Waddy thinks…

"The room rate, and that an effort was made to accomodate me in rooms that had no other occupants."

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Gym
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 8.29
  • Towel USD 1.51

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 16:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Penzance?

Contact us directly


Penzance's best-kept backpacker secret! Welcome to YMCA Penzance where you'll discover the very best value in backpacker accommodation. Consistently rated excellent for customer service, we offer clean, light comfortable rooms with hot showers on tap. We're easy to find and pleasantly located close to the town centre. Opening in 2015 is a NEW wing with extra twin and private bunk rooms! Read more

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About YMCA Cornwall Hostel

YMCA Penzance is a warm and friendly hostel that welcomes travellers from around the world. Watch TV with drink or snack in our coffee shop; relax in the sunny patio garden; use our free Wi-Fi to catch up with friends! We also offer breakfasts, lunches and packed lunches and have a small, well-equipped self-catering kitchen, and clothes washing and drying machines. Free car-parking is available on site to guests. For groups booked in advance we can also offer evening meals.

Going to the Isles of Scilly? You can park your car at YMCA Penzance now! Limited spaces are available so please call us for availability and prices!

Accommodation Information

YMCA Penzance offers the following room types:

2 beds (can be single beds or bunk beds)
4 beds (2 x 2 tier bunks)
6 beds (2 x 3 tier bunks)

Fresh bed linen, duvets and pillows are provided free of charge. We have a limited number of towels available to hire. Hot showers, toilets and wash basins are provided separately for men and women. When booking dorm rooms, please state gender of all guests staying as rooms, although shared, are split by male and female. Thank you.

Location Information

YMCA Penzance
International House
The Orchard
TR18 4TE

We are perfectly placed for you to enjoy Penzance town, and within easy reach of all the delights of West Cornwall – by bus, bike or car. Buses run from outside our door to the quaint fishing villages of Mousehole and Newlyn, or walk 3 minutes to the open-top bus service: discover the unique Minack Theatre, carved out of the cliffs; breathtaking Land’s End and Cape Cornwall; artistic St Ives and legendary St Michael’s Mount. Hop on and off for spectacular views of ancient standing stones, stunning golden-sand beaches, UNESCO World Heritage mining sites, and the breathtaking Atlantic coastline.

Stroll along Penzance Promenade, take in the famous Penlee House Art Gallery, or relax in lush, sub-tropical gardens - none more than 10 minutes' walk away. More active? Learn to surf or dive, swim in the art deco Jubilee Pool, walk the coastal path or take a marine wildlife boat trip.