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Reviewed 31 August 2014

Having stayed two nights at St. Ives Harbour Hotel we are not particularly satisfied. The room was decent size, and also the bathroom. However, when you pay £ 285 per night you expect it to include a bit more than only the sea view. We did make the front desk aware the fact that we were dissatisfied and the lady...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - I have sent you a personal message via TA so I can contact you directly about your stay. Kind regards Peter

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2014

This hotel isnt really anything special, what makes it special is its location...perched above Porthminster Beach in St. Ives. Staff were friendly but nothing special....service was as it should be. Our room had a lovely sea view, it was clean, the bedding was good. I was there for just 3 nights with my mum but brought my laptop as I...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Tina for your review on trip advisor. I am really pleased you thought the location of the hotel is really special and that you the sea view from your bedroom was lovely. I am delighted you enjoyed your evening meals with us from the set menu. Thank you for bringing all of the issues raised in your review...

Reviewed 28 August 2014

I booked a family room with a seaview/balcony. When we arrived was given a room on 3 floor with partial seaview and my daughters bed was a little bigger than a cot in a corner. The door to the room was badly scuffed and the windowns were filthy. when I opened the window the outside was full of cigarette butts....

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Carmel for taking the time to review us. I have sent you an email via trip advisor as I would like to get in contact to discuss the issues raised with you further. Kind Regards, Peter.

Merseyside
Reviewed 27 August 2014

After reading the reviews on trip advisor I was apprehensive about our stay but I am very happy to say that we've thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this hotel. So much so I'm writing this review on what was supposed to be our last night in the hotel, however, we've booked another night as we didn't want to leave St...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely 5 star review on Trip Advisor. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay here with us at the St Ives Harbour Hotel, so much so you booked another night’s stay. Your wonderful comments about the staff are very pleasing to hear and I will be sure to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2014

So let's start with the positives: -the view from the restaurant and terrace is stunning; -the restaurant serves good, fresh food; -location of the hotel is excellent; and -I had two treatments in the spa and both the massage and facial were exceptional. Now the negatives: - we expected more from the spa area, the pool is tiny; - Room...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comprehensive review. It is very important that all customer feedback is known so we can evaluate and learn how to make our product better. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and that you found the location, staff and food to be very good. I totally take your points on board about the bedroom allocated to...

Reviewed 16 August 2014

Just wanted to say a huge thank you to all of the staff at the hotel and a special mention to Rebecca, Bonita and Sydney who made our day so special. We recently got married at the hotel and everyone was very helpful and couldn't do enough for us. The food was excellent and both Helen and Stephane made sure...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for writing us a fantastic 5 star review on trip advisor. I am delighted that your wedding here with us at St Ives Harbour Hotel was so special for you both. I will pass on your wonderful comments to the team, they will be so pleased to hear. Congratulations, I wish you both a long, healthy and happy...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Stayed here for one night with the excellent offer of a 55 minute spa treatment each, £25 each towards dinner and breakfast included, all for £275. Great value! Excellent reception service, made to feel very welcome, staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The only issues were that our room was next to the road which proved to be very noisy,...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a great review on trip advisor. It is extremely kind of you for making reference to how helpful and extremely friendly the staff were, they regularly read the reviews and will be thrilled by your comments. I am really pleased you enjoyed your spa break here and that the staff were...

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

Having attended a Wedding Reception here last year it seemed like an ideal hotel. So on hearing my niece was going to be having her reception here we decided to treat ourselves and booked a 2 night stay. We left the car in the drop off point gave the keys to reception and thats exactly where it stayed for 2...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your recent review. I am disappointed to read the content as much has changed since last year. The bedrooms were refurbished and the hotel has had continued investment. I am sure if you returned again you would not encounter any of the issues you had during your stay back in 2013. Kind regards Peter

Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

My friend and myself stayed here for one night on the 7th August 2014 on a spa break as I was celebrating my 40th birthday. From the moment we arrived we felt very welcome, the staff were very friendly and professional. We had a full body massage each and made full use of the spa facilities which were wonderful. The...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Alison for writing a brilliant 5 star review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your spa break with us and that the staff were very friendly and professional, this is great to hear. I look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. All the best, Peter.

Dawlish
Reviewed 10 August 2014

I paid a lot of money for a special 2 night surprise for my husbands 65 birthday. The room was disappointing. Only 1 chair in double room and that was not comfortable. Parking was nightmare. No table booked despite receiving email from hotel. Thanks to steffan who saved the day and made a table appear bless him. TV was broken....

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing the St Ives Harbour hotel on trip advisor. I am pleased to hear that you thought our breakfast was the best you have ever had, this is fantastic and I will let our chefs know. We are extremely lucky to be in such a wonderful location with stunning views and I am delighted you thought so...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
St Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa is perfectly positioned directly above Porthminster beach boasting stunning views across the water. Watch as the waves lap against the famous Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance and feel your troubles disappear. Explore the local harbour, as you meander through the cobbled streets, and then return for dinner at the Terrace Restaurant, serving up seasonal and local food, along with stunning sea views. The Harbour Spa provides the perfect hideaway, as you indulge in a soothing treatment and then unwind by the pool, gazing out to sea from the comfort of a lounger! Enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea, cocktail or light lunch on the alfresco dining terrace and soak up the sea air and sensational views. The 46 bedrooms offer complete comfort and some of the Superior Bedrooms have balconies - a perfect place to relax over a morning coffee with the papers or afternoon tea watching the boats sail by... ... more   less 

Additional Information about St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa

Address: The Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: ₹ 9,257 - ₹ 22,845 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Porthminster Hotel St Ives
Porthminster St Ives
St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa St Ives, Cornwall
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in St Ives
#6 On the Beach Hotel in St Ives
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“Book Seaview rooms only, I can't think why else you would choose this hotel.”
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“Spend a little more on the room for a better view...you won't regret it!”
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“You must get a room on the seaward side AND away from both 'ends' of the hotel if you need a quiet room for a good night's sleep.”
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