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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

It was our first time visiting St Ives and Downlong Cottage was in the perfect central location for us to explore the town by foot. It's a beautiful cottage on a classic St Ives cobbled road. Our room was quiet, clean, bright and airy, with an enormous and very comfortable bed. With the window open we could hear the sea... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

we visit St Ives every July ;we have returned to stay in Downlong for years!!! Trish and Michael treat all guests like friends; nothing is too much to ask. Their aim to make your stay fantastic. Great breakfast, lovely rooms and amazing location. What more could you ask?? Can't wait for our next visit.

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2 Thank trishjoan
Winchelsea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic 4 days stay at Downlong Cottage, a very friendly and welcoming B&B, would highly recommend. Great breakfasts and very clean and tidy rooms. Perfect walking distance from all the local attractions and pubs. Our stay was perfect.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 November 2015

I visited Cornwall with my husband on August Bank Holiday weekend this year. We booked 2 nights stay at Downlong Cottage B&B. We were nicely suprised, because it was so close to the St Ives centre and harbour- 5 minutes walk to the pubs, shops etc. There were no car park, because cottage is situated on the small alley, but... More 

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Denton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Downlong Cottage an excellent place to stay in the heart of St. Ives. My son and I spent 6 nights here, an excellent room, which was spotlessly clean with great comfy beds, and all the facilities you would require for a great stay. Every morning we woke up to a lovely great quality breakfast. Michael and Trish are excellent hosts,... More 

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

An ideally situated B&B in the heart of St Ives. A fantastic room, superb breakfasts and even better hosts! Spotless accommodation with a comfortable home feel. We will definitely be back! Trish and Mike are always on hand if you need anything , but achieve the holy grail of hosting by being on hand while at the same time making... More 

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Reviewed 18 July 2015

The totally perfect St Ives experience - we loved staying in the fisherman's quarter and Downlong is the perfect location. The facilities are lovely, the room was great, the hosts were fabulous - nothing was too much trouble and we chatted like old friends form the minute we arrived. Thank you!

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1 Thank elcwilts
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

A lovely B&B with wonderful hosts Trish and Micheal so friendly and helpful and made ours and my parents break extra special. The breakfast was wonderful and nothing was to much trouble Michael was a great cook and Trish was a fantastic host,our room was beautiful and had a lovely sea view we would recommend this guest house to anybody... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 June 2015

This was our third stay here and each time it gets better. Trish and Mike have a wonderful Bed and Breakfast. Downlong offers the complete package, wonderful hospitality, plus all the rooms are so clean, fresh and modern with great en suites, the best quality breakfast ingredients, all in all cannot fault it and the icing on the cake is... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

Absolutely made our short stay so memorable, could not do enough for us.. The B&B is clean and comfortable, only there 3 day's and feel like ive made two friends for life.. I would go back tomorrow, thankyou Mike and Trish.. Barry and Debbie. X

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Additional Information about Downlong Cottage Guest House

Address: 95 Back Road East, St Ives TR26 1PF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Downlong Cottage Guest House St Ives, Cornwall
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“We had the lovely triple room.”
 of 5 bubbles 625fionac, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are all small doubles.”
 of 5 bubbles redwinterTucson, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Very happy with the room we were allocated”
 of 5 bubbles stevef367, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“This B&B has lots of returning guests and is open all year so best to book in advance so as not to be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles cjkj3246, 9 Jun 2015 | Read review
“I'm not sure about other rooms, but I would want something with more space for two people next time. With our large suitcases on the floor, we were literally tripping over each other.”
 of 5 bubbles 589kerryf, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
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