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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2013

We have stayed at The Keep two years running now and will most definitely be back. This lovely B and B is a perfect base to explore St. Ives being right in the middle of the town. The rooms are luxuriously appointed, with crisp linen and beautiful decor and a well equipped ensuite bathroom. The breakfasts are delicious and our...

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Devon
Reviewed 24 September 2013

I had chosen the Keep at the perfect place to celebrate my 50th birthday. Having stayed several times before I knew we would get 5 star, personalised treatment and so we did. The room was immaculately clean and luxuriously comfortable (the Pilchard Press) and Carol and Mike even helped us carry in our luggage from the car. The breakfasts were...

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Reviewed 16 September 2013 via mobile

Had a perfect stay at The Keep. Mike and Carol could not have been more friendly and helpful. The room was delightfully decorated and the breakfast delicious. The location is also ideal as it is two minutes from Porthmeor Beach and the Tate and just ten minutes' walk from the station. Definitely hope to come back!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights in September 2013 and loved every minute of it. Carol and Mike are the perfect hosts, providing everything you need and happy to chat at any time (and very knowledgeable about the area). Our room (the Pilchard Press) was very comfortable and had everything we needed. Fantastic shower too! We also loved the guest...

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Amersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Excellent place to stay in St Ives. We stayed in the Pilchard Press for three nights while taking part in an art exhibition at The Salthouse Gallery. We were minutes from the beaches and the Tate and Hepworth museums, but in a quiet little alley. We were well looked after by Carol and Mike, including helpful ideas for places to...

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Reviewed 9 September 2013

We stayed for 3 nights at the keep and from the moment we arrived till the time that we left we were thoroughly looked after. We had booked both rooms as we went with my elderly mother and I have to say this was a perfect location for her as it was all on one level, both rooms were superb...

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Holsworthy, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2013

What a delight to find The Keep. Superb room (Pitchard Press), decorated to a high standard with a luxurious and comfortable bed. Carol and Mike were all you could ask for in hosts, helpful and informative, a pleasure to chat with. Breakfast was just as lovely, but the 'personal little touches' are what make this place feel very special. I...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Had a really wonderful stay for 3 nights in the Keep. The location is amazing with the Tate and the beautiful beach less than a minute's walk, and yet it felt a very peaceful cottage. The Pilchard's Press room was a lovely mixture of modern and charming and was quite a good size. Carol and \Mike are really helpful and...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2013

We stayed 4 nights this summer and really enjoyed it. Mike and Carol were great hosts, very helpful and the food was really nice. The rooms are nice, great shower too. I hope one day we can return! - Andrew and Natalie

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2013

An amazing location. A magical mystery tour through the town to get there! Now we know where we're going we will be back. St Ives is beautiful and we were very lucky with the stunning weather. Carol & Mike were very welcoming with a fabulous sense of humour! Our room was clean and relaxing. The entrance to the 'Keep' was...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE KEEP B&B occupies a unique, central position tucked away in the heart of coastal St Ives, only a few yards from Porthmeor Beach and the Harbour, The Tate, and the town itself. With no passing traffic at all, THE KEEP, a recently converted 16th Century Pilchard factory, offers a rare sense of peace and quiet, although the many amenities, restaurants and coastal walks are right on our doorstep. We provide a tasteful and relaxing bolthole exclusively for one couple, with sole use of a comfortable dining/living room. Visit us for a romantic stay in the Pilchard Press room, with KS four poster bed, generous storage, large flat-screen TV and spacious drench-shower en-suite. Enjoy a delicious locally-sourced breakfast in what used to be the central, now glass topped, courtyard, then step outside and explore. (NB For two couples travelling together, or two singles wanting separate rooms, we can offer a second bedroom on request.) ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Keep

Address: 6 Hicks Court, St Ives TR26 1HS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: ₹ 7,446 - ₹ 9,846 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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The Keep St Ives, Cornwall
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“Try the Sydney eggs.”
235fiona, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Carol and Mike only rent one room unless there are 2 couples travelling together that can share the breakfast/sitting room.”
BeeeeGeeee, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Equally amazing rooms, but if you're looking for something even more special, the 4 poster bed in the Pilchard Press is wonderful.”
AlexandraB124, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pilchard Press room is slightly larger”
JoTheTourist, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pilchard Press is gorgeous! Four poster bed!”
798hilaryw, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
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