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The Rookery Guest House St. Ives

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to this guest house by my parents, it didn't disappoint one iota ! The attention to detail , friendliness, helpfulness, cleanliness was second to none. To return from a busy day out to clean/ made bedding, fresh towels and a tea tray that offered so many options to drink, with little biscuits also, nothing was too much...

2Thank Claire F
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We have stayed in a few different hotels and guest houses in St Ives and Carbis Bay. I think this is probably now our favourite! Mr Rook was very helpful on our arrival by allowing me to park temporarily in front of his garage as the previous occupier of our room had failed to return the car park permit (it...

2Thank Iceweb
Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2016

the location of the guest house is on a raised terrace about 5 feet above the road. on entering the premises you are greeted by quite jovial mine host. Ron Rook who helped us up to our room which was immaculate and well presented. The room overlooked the bus terminal with a lovely view of the bay and beach. Rons...

3Thank David186305
St Austell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Cannot rate this guest house enough! Amazing, artistic, characteristic and charming accommodation, smelt wonderful as soon as we walked through the door and every aspect of the decor well thought out and intriguing. We stayed here for one night to go to a wedding in St Ives, the view from the room and the room itself was so outstanding that...

1Thank Tania T
Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The location is very central and right across the street from one of the beaches and the bus terminal. The owners are very nice and the breakfast was great (the owner is very accomodating and will make just about anything you want for breakfast - full English breakfast or kippers, mackerel etc. I am not a fish eater for breakfast...

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We had a really great 4 night stay here recently. Ron, Barbara and Sue looked after us superbly. Ron, himself, is a very entertaining character. Tells you exactly what he thinks and could never be described as 'shy'. But all in the nicest possible way. Plenty of choice for breakfast which was beautifully cooked. When you have nearly finished eating,...

1Thank Graham G
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Just spent another 11 nights at The Rookery can't fault the place at all, lovely accommodation excellent breakfast with a large choice all freshly cooked. Great hosts Ron and Barbara and friendly staff. Would highly recommend you pay them a visit. Looking forward to my next stay.

1Thank Graham W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a lovely B&B perched high up overlooking the harbour and a few minutes' walk from the railway station. Very comfortable king-size bed, pleasing modern decor and all scrupulously clean. Our host, Ron Rook (geddit?) could not have been friendlier, and serves a generous breakfast with plenty of choice. The downside? St Ives bus station is right opposite, rather...

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely 3 night stay at the Rookery B&B St Ives, Cornwall. Ron & Barbara were the perfect host's along with Sue who was very friendly. Very comfortable room with view of the harbour, spottlesly clean. Good choice of breakfasts. Very reasonably priced. Tray with tea coffee, hot chocolate etc and biscuits in room, also shower gel, shampoo and conditioner provided...

Thank Jayne B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We love St Ives and were fortunate to discover The Rookery last year. Rooms, views and food all excellent, and above all a relaxing and fun place to stay. Mine host Ron is a legend in his own lunchtime, Barbara deserves a medal for putting up with him, and Sue makes a lovely pot of tea! We were really made...

1Thank andygarth

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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Rookery Guest House St. Ives

Address: 8 The Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rookery Guest House St. Ives 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Rookery Guest House St. Ives St Ives, Cornwall
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“room allocated on arrival”
 of 5 bubbles David186305, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“ask for a large room if you are two people.”
 of 5 bubbles MarthaR810, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had Room 6 (an attic room). Great harbour views.”
 of 5 bubbles GrahamG981, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good and sea facing”
 of 5 bubbles grahamw9, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Great views from front rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles TorquaySue, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
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