Old Success Inn

Old Success Inn Inns / pubs

Situated on one of Cornwall's most stunning bays, the Old Success is a beautiful 17th century fisherman's inn, which has been transformed into comfortable, modern rooms and apartments while retaining its charm and character.
With clear blue sea and fine sands, Sennen Cove is a breathtakingly beautiful location. The Old Success boasts magnificent views overlooking the beach and Whitesand Bay towards The Brisons rocks and Cape Cornwall, the only cape in England.

We have 12 bedrooms all are ensuite except for the single room which has private facilities opposite.
1 x Single Room – (Not ensuite but with private facilities)
2 x Double Rooms – (1 room is compact with views, 1 is larger and located at the rear of the property)
3 x Standard Double Rooms – (Recently refurbished offering side or partial sea views)
4 x Standard Double/Twin Rooms (Recently refurbished spacious rooms with sea views)
1 x Family Room (Recently refurbished spacious room with sea views)
3 x Self catering apartments (which are available for weekly lets – shorter stays may be available. Well behaved dogs are welcome in the self catering apartments)
The Restaurant and Bar at the Old Success Hotel, Sennen Cove, Cornwall, provides informal dining, drinks and snacks in relaxed comfortable surroundings.
Whatever you want, our hotel bar can suit the mood (and the weather!) with a large garden terrace overlooking the stunning view of Sennen Cove, for al fresco dining, cosy restaurant and impressive bar. Whichever you choose you can be assured of attentive service, freshly prepared good food and a wide choice of drinks.

Sennen Cove beach is the perfect place to swim, surf, fish or sunbathe. The nearby South West Coastal Footpath stretches to Land’s End in one direction and to Cape Cornwall in the other. Covering an area of outstanding natural beauty, it provides classic Cornish cliff views and something for walkers and wildlife enthusiasts of all ages.
Porthcurno is 5 miles away and is home to the fascinating Telegraph Museum, which charts the history of telegraphy in Britain from the moment the very first trans-atlantic telegraph lines were laid in Porthcurno to the present day.
You can also organise a range of other leisure activities locally:
Boating: Boats are available to rent in the Harbour, Boat Trips can also be organised.
Dancing: Penzance is 10 miles away and offers clubs to suite most tastes.
Fishing: Plenty of sea and river fishing available.
Health & Fitness: Leisure Centre available in Penzance.
Music: Occasional live entertainment in The Old Success or plenty of clubs in Penzance.
Swimming: Plenty of swimming at Sennen Cove Beach which is just a few yards outside the front door.

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  • Bar / licensed
  • Parking
  • Restaurant/Cafe
  • Sea views
  • Beach within 2k
  • Countryside/Rural

Opening Times

Open all year



The Old Success Inn is situated approx 10 miles from Penzance. The Inn has magnificent views over the Bay, and holds a perfect position to see over the only cape in Britain, Cape Cornwall. Airport: Newquay Train Station: Penzance Road:A30 From the end of the M5 follow the A30 into Devon and Cornwall. Continue down the A30 to Penzance, then follow the signs to Lands End


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