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Reviewed 19 February 2017

My husband and I spent a lovely weekend at Rathlena to celebrate his 50th birthday. Our room was beautiful with lovely views and a balcony. Everything was very clean and the bathroom was a great size, the slipper bath fitted me perfectly! Breakfast was delicious with nothing too much trouble. Rathlena may be away from the town but we pteeferred...

Thank Shella H
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had a wonderful 5 days at Rathlena - very quiet and relaxing, with a lovely view of the sea. Evelyn is the most welcoming and helpful of hosts, and never have we had a better breakfast! The room was spacious, spotless, had all the amenities, and had the most comfortable bed. It's about a 10 minute walk down into...

Thank Apollonia99
Longmont, cO
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Had a great stay at this B&B. Hosts, Evelyn and Tony are the greatest. The breakfasts are great and Evelyn will alter them to your liking. Our room was large and clean and had a porch area with a beautiful view of the sea. Walk is downhill into town on a pathway with steps. Steep but manageable and takes about...

Thank Jim-Longmont
Kent, UK
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We've just returned from a week at Rathlena and we had such a wonderful stay and could not fault anything with this beautiful B & B. Our room was very clean and comfortable and it even had a mini fridge to keep our drinks cool. Evelyn had even put some fresh milk in the fridge so we could make a...

Thank Rhian W
Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Just retuned from the rathlena having spent a lovely three nights. Would highly recommend. Evelyn made us really welcome. Lovely out look to sea from room balcony. Wonderful breakfasts and lots of choice. Really enjoyed out stay. Thank you sue and Chris.

Thank chrissue2014
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016

What a great stay. Evelyn was a great host nothing was any trouble. Her breakfast was great and she wpuld make you anything you wanted. The room was lovely and clean and comfortable with a balcony and power shower. Really good car parking and only a 10 min walk down hill into St Ives. It is quite a climb back...

Thank Ann M
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to stay in St.Ives. Away from all the hustle and bustle of the resort with free parking, but only a 10 minute walk down to the harbour front. Plenty of taxis for the ride back up. £4. Evelyn was amazing. Nothing was too much to ask and her breakfasts were stunning. Ask and you got!! The room was...

1Thank joo4paul
Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Had a wonderfull stay in Rathlena lovely comfortable place to stay. Evelyn is a great lady very helpfull and great cook the breakfast we got lasted nearly all day.We got all the advice we needed to explore the surrounding places The Minack theatre is a must see This was my first visit to St Ives but im sure we will...

2Thank Faywilson
Warminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful host , wonderful room and en-suite , supper breakfasts, great location , can't wait to go again . A huge range of the best beaches in Cornwall all within about half an hour plus the 4 lovely beaches within walking distance of the house . The house is on a hill but taxi back up is only £3.70 if...

1Thank Mark B
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We had a three night stay at Rathlena in May and everything was just perfect. The rooms are spotlessly clean with very good quality furniture and fittings. Breakfast was varied and excellent choice even for quests on a special diet. We will defiantly return.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sea views peace and tranquility, yet minutes walk to town make Rathlena a real find. In recent years extensive refurbishment has ensured comfort and elegance throughout. All bedrooms enjoy private balconies taking advantage of the spectacular sea view outlook, superb en-suites and all thee added extras one comes to expect from a four star establishment. We provide breakfast of the highest quality and standard. Rathlena is situated in its own grounds providing safe off round parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rathlena

Address: 9 Bahavella Drive, St Ives TR26 2BF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: ₹ 9,544 - ₹ 11,121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Only 3 rooms. From what other guests told us, they are all very nice.”
Jim-Longmont, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely with a balcony”
AnnM369, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Only three rooms but all excellent with a balcony and sea views”
Poshbutton, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“all rooms have good views”
429lizs, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Only three guest rooms but all beautiful in their own way.”
ginah9800, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
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