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The Borthalan Hotel

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We were going to be in Paris but due to circumstances beyond our control we made a quick plan to go to St Ives, The last minute nature of our visit was such that we had a limited choice and the cheaper hotels and B&B's were booked. On the Plus side the Parking was really easy and the view from...

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1Thank RussellBristol
Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Have just returned from a three night stay. The bed was comfortable and the room had a lovely sea view, however, the en-suit was tiny! Breakfast was OK, but some fresh fruit and a greater range of cereal would have been nice. Cooked breakfast only available 8:30 till 9:00, when another guest asked for an earlier breakfast, we could hear...

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5Thank Cherrysontop
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Really enjoyed our stay. We had a nice room on the top floor with amazing sea views. The staff were very friendly and accommodated to our needs (we needed to be out early so they set out breakfast for us), and when we were there, the cooked breakfast was good. It is in a good location and is a 5...

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1Thank 96charley
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Nice and cosy B&B, close to train station (less 5 minutes walk), silence at night, friendly staff (they even gave us chocolate eggs for Easter), good english breakfast (egg, bacon, mushrooms, sausages, toast, tea), comfortable beds, but small bathroom.

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Thank A_youngCouple
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

My boy-friend and I stayed in room 2... Compact and comfortable with an amazing sea view ... Close to the beach ... Good base for kitesurfer since the kite beach is really close and amazing ! Good Cornish breakfast and friendly staff, familiar atmosphere ...

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1Thank Chiara P
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2015

There are lots of mixed reviews, so I'm going to list positives and negatives. My boyfriend and I stayed here during Easter, the weather wasn't great - which was a shame, as St Ives is beautiful in the sun. The positives: Friendly staff Good location from a beach and short drive into town Room 3 - comfy bed Nice Parking...

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2Thank Rea W
Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 4nights in aughust 2014 upon arrival the owners were very welcoming they shown us to our room before we paid wich was very nice. the room was a sea view room and it was a decent size with a bay window the only down side is the ensuit wich was quiet small and dated but dont let...

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Thank Alex S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

I think I now know why there are such mixed reviews on this hotel. Stayed recently and originally stayed in room two which is pictured on here. Room two is disappointing, small and outdated. The ensuite is in a very small cupboard and the sink is in the bedroom itself. In my opinion room two is not worth the price...

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1Thank hols12166
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2013

My wife and I recently stayed at The Borthalan Hotel. We booked because the hotel has parking, was well located for getting into St Ives by train and was affordable when compared to other hotels in the area which had availability during peak season. The hotel is well located - just a few minutes walk up the hill from Carbis...

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3Thank Monkey_Boy_Bristol
Reviewed 20 August 2013 via mobile

We have just spent 4 nights here and wanted to give Martin and Margaret 5 stars. This is a comfortable clean well run small hotel run by exceptionally hard working people. It isnt a corporate 4 star bland chain hotel with white linen and magazine finishes if you want that then stay somewhere else! We found this hotel a delight...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Borthalan Hotel

Address: Boskerris Road, St Ives TR26 2NQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: ₹ 5,681 - ₹ 8,115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Borthalan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Borthalan Hotel St Ives
The Borthalan Hotel St Ives, Cornwall
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in St Ives
#9 On the Beach Hotel in St Ives
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“King size room was the nicest..”
 of 5 bubbles fatdoggus, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are small from what I have been told!”
 of 5 bubbles Brains8, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
“n0 1 small but very comfortable...don't park in space allocated as you will be blocked in.”
 of 5 bubbles rhyshywel, 22 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The top floor facing the front has AMAZING sea views!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 96charley, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room that faces the sea”
 of 5 bubbles A_youngCouple, 11 Apr 2015 | Read review
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