Reviews

Please see the following reviews that have been written about Artist Residence Penzance

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The Rise and Rise Of The Art Hotel 

"You don't have to go to a gallery to see great art any more, it's part of the new hotel experience, too"

Elle Magazine, November 2013 edition. The Rise and Rise of the Art Hotel. 

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We've just made number 3 best b&b's on the Sunday Times Magazines' top 100 hotels in Britain!!!!!

     

The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Sunday 29th September 2013 - "Ultimate 100 British Hotels"

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"Located on historic Chapel Street which winds up from the harbour... The Artist Residence hotel, in Penzance, Cornwall is a boutique hotel with quirky rooms"

The Telegraph Travel, 28th August 2013 - "Cornwall's best seaside hotels"

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"I have been immensely proud this past month. Justin Salisbury and Charlie Newey, whom I first met four years ago at their b & b in Brighton, the Artist Residence... opened a second Artist Residence in Penzance two years ago. I feel that Justin and Charlie are destined for success"

'Master stroke' by Alex Polizzi, 20 August 2013 - The Telegraph

 

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"This deliciously different new hotel on Chapel St is like sleeping inside an art gallery. Bold, imaginative and brilliant fun"

Lonely Planet Great Britain, 2013 - Top Choice

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"Fun and hip boutique guesthouse, formerly a Grade II Listed 17th Century Georgian mansion... makes for a magical ‘old meets new’ and a fun and funky informal vibe".

Cornwall Living, April 2013 - An Art Hotel... Unique Boutique treat!

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"Start the day like a king at these UK escapes. Every one of the eleven rooms in The Artist Residence, a quirky b&b on Chapel Street is designed by British artists"

BBC Olive Magazine, March 2013 - The BIG 4 Beds with oustanding breakfasts

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"The Artist Residence can be found on one of Penzance's prettiest streets - Chapel Street, which lies on a leyline credited with giving this particular part of Penzance a magical ambience"

MSN Travel, October 2012 - Britain's best cheap-yet-chic budget hotels

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"You're in the old quarter of town, a stone's throw from the harbour... All have smart beds, white linen and toppers for a good night's sleep"

MSN Travel, October 2012 - 20 Beds British Hotels and Inns

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"Stay at the Artist Residence, in Penzance, a "boutique guesthouse" with 11 artist-designed rooms, and strike out with Rachel in search of Wild thyme, see beet, plantain and chickweed"

The Sunday Times, October 2012 - Autumn Weekends For Under £100

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"A big thank you to the staff at the Artist Residence hotel for fuelling me with a champion breakfast and providing me with a cosy place to collapse"

Zest, September 2012 - Open Water Swimming in Cornwall

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"Art can be found on the walls and on the plates of a newly-opened Penzance eaterie"

The Cornishman, August 2012 - Creative Cooking

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"Further up Chapel Street is the Penzance Art Hotel and Gallery. It opened in April last year, with rooms decorated by young British artists and gallery space showcasing local painters"

The Guardian, July 2012 - A Painting Holiday in Cornwall

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"Guest room walls become the canvas for local creative types at Penzance's Artist Residence hotel in the U.K"

Hospitality Style, July 2012 - Night at the Museum

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"Artist Residence Hotel, Penzance, has announced the opening of its new Arts Kitchen"

The Cornishman, July 2012 - Arts Kitchen Open

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"Budget Style Spot: In Penzance's historic Chapel Street, the Artist Residence - one of two seaside Art Hotels (the other is in Brighton) - is truly eclectic"

In Style, July 2012 - Cool Britannia

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"The Artist Residence, a former Georgian mansion turned boutique bed and breakfast in Penzance, launches its new cafe Arts Kitchen cafe this July"

Food Mag, July 2012 - Artist Residence Hotel in Penzance launches new cafe

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"Artist Residence, we believe, is genuinely breaking new ground, and in more than one way"

Penzance Post, June 2012 - Artists In Residence

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"Distincly hip, deliciously quirky and overflowing with colour, this groovy little bolthole is hard to resist"

June 2012 - Alastair Sawyday's Special Places To Stay

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"Penzance artist Mat McIvor presents Fingers In All The Pies (How To Survive As A Modern Artist in Cornwall) at Artist Residence in Chapel Street from Saturday"

The Cornishman, June 2012 - Mat's fingers do the talking 

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"This quirky boutique hotel has just nine rooms, each of which has been decorated by an artist"

Perfect Wedding, April 2012 - Five UK Honeymoon Finds

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"Artist Residence Hotel, a new young, fun place in Penzance"

The Telegraph, April 2012 - The Best Hotels in Cornwall

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"Arty types will love this new Grade II listed boutique hotel with a difference"

Woman and Home, April 2012 - Ten Most Unusual Places to Stay

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"Sleep with your own private masterpiece in this accessible art hotel... this Old meets New boutique hotel shares a sense of style with hip bohemian vibes"

Unusual & Unique Hotels of the World, April 2012 - Cool and Trendy Art Hotel

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"Floating bed and blackboard doors for guests to make their own doodles."

The Guardian, March 2012 - 10 Great Activity Holidays in Cornwall

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"Good-value gueshouse-cum-gallery with a fun and funky vibe in Cornwall's up-and-coming art hotspot"

I-Escape, March 2012 - Boutique Hotels and Hip Hideaways

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"THERE IS so much art in the aptly-named Artist Residence Hotel & Gallery in Chapel Street, Penzance, it is difficult to know where to begin"

The Cornishman, October 2011 - Pay a visit to the House of Art

 

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"WHEN To Stay Still is an exhibition of new work by Jo Peel and Adam Makowiecki (both graduates of Falmouth Art College)"

The Cornishman, October 2011 - Stay Still with Adam and Jo

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"Rooms have been turned into Artists' canvases"

Lonely Planet Magazine, August 2011 - 3 Ways to do... Penzance

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"Would not have looked out of place in one of the upmarket Soho House properties"

The Times, Saturday 2 July 2011 - The Cool Hotel Guide

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"Need to know: Stay at... The Artist Residence Hotel"

Coast, May 2011 - A Weekend in Penzance

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"Quirky eight-room b&b in a listed Georgian house in Penzance"

Conde Naste Traveller, April 2011 - The New Cornwall

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"Where visitors can stay in rooms decorated by local artists"

Cornwall Life, April 2011 - Living and Breathing Art

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"I want to wake up in room four at Penzance's new art hotel"

Design Week, August 2010 - Design Week

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"IT HAS been billed as the chance to stay in a gallery, with every room a work of art in its own right" 

The Cornishman,  August 2012 - These are hotel rooms with a different view

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"Over the last few years the boutique hotel concept has become so standard"

The Observer, Sunday 14 March 2010 - The Recession Era B&B Comes of Age

I-Escape, March 2012 - Hip Hotels and Boutique Hide-Aways
I-Escape, March 2012 - Hip Hotels and Boutique Hide-Aways

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