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The Regent

#12 of 21 Hotels in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Possibly the cleanest hotel we have ever stayed in. The bathroom had been remodeled and was spotless. Room 8 was larger than we expected, was neat and tidy, and had a superb view of St Ives harbor. Our room was the same room that General Omar Bradley stayed in. ,The building is old and gives one a taste of old...

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Keith V, Owner at The Regent, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks we are pleased you liked the new bathroom.

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Regent Hotel is a wonderful hotel which made our stay at St. Ives perfect. The very friendly and helpful owners, the views from 2 windows of the room, the fantastic breakfast (smoked haddock with a poached poached egg), the close distance to the center of town - all of it added too a delightful memorable stay in St. Ives....

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Keith V, Owner at The Regent, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble t o give us a write up on TripAdvisor, we are glad that you enjoyed the Smoked Haddock breakfast.

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely two night break. Friendly welcome from the owners. Amazing views of the harbour,beach and bay from our room (2) and from the dining room. Breakfast menu was really good lots of choice.Five minute walk to the town centre. Would definitely go back.

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Keith V, Owner at The Regent, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to your future visits to us.

Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed 3 December 2016

My wife, family and I have stayed at Keith and Sandy Varnal's B/B in the 1980s, 1990s. and again in October of 2016. The property is in the best possible location as the view of St.Ives and the bay below are spectacular. The rooms and for that matter the entire property are spotlessly clean. Keith Varnal's breakfast is wonderful, and...

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Rapperswil, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Regent last week. We had a nice room with an amazing view. The room was very quiet and we had a good night sleep. After a great breakfast the hosts helped us with our travel plans, which was excellent and also very kind. Overall, a very nice experience.

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North Somerset
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Our second time here, and already trying to plan another visit. Keith and Sandi are so friendly and welcoming. We were again fortunate to have a room with stunning harbour views, this alone is worth the cost. But you also get excellent cooked to order breakfasts, a parking space (trust me that is VERY important), and easy access to the...

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Keith V, Owner at The Regent, responded to this review

Sandi & I are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed 3 October 2016

Just shared a delightful week with friends in St Ives, staying at the Regent. The proprietors, Sandi and Keith, offered such welcoming hospitality and much helpful advice as to many beautiful places to visit. The room had a stunning view of the harbour and over the rooftops of this lovely little town. It really was the view one would never...

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This summer I walked the entire South West Coast Path to raise money for FORCE and Over and Above, two South West charities that support cancer patients and their families. Keith and Sandi at The Regent very kindly agreed to be one of my Accommodation Partners and Gold Sponsors. The hotel is in a very good spot, high above yet...

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Brotton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

After staying the previous night at Tregenna castle resort we called into the Derwent on the off chance and we're delighted to be offered a room. On checking in Keith informed us there was availability for 4 night if required which we quickly accepted. We stayed in room 3 which wasn't one of the sea view rooms but it was...

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

well after a very long drive down on our first visit to this hotel we were not disappointed, we were shown to our room which had the most stunning view of the harbour complete with julliett balcony , very spacious and very large beds, all the daily comforts you need . the owners keith & sandy are very friendly &...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Regent

Address: Fern Lea Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Hotel Class:4 star — The Regent 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
St Ives Regent
The Regent St Ives, Cornwall
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in St Ives
#3 Luxury Hotel in St Ives
#4 Romantic Hotel in St Ives
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“Go for the view, but then we stayed in other rooms and still enjoyed this B&B.”
ronhbcc, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you can, book a room with a view over the harbour ...awesome!”
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“Rooms at the back all have sea views”
693paulaf, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Excellent views, spotlessly clean and spacious.”
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“Rooms overlooking the sea, fantastic views”
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