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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Travelled on 11th April to have our Anniversary away from building works at home. On arrival after a 5hr drive were went to Reception. My husband booked through Secret escapes a couple of months ago, and paid extra for evening meals each night. I also had email correspondence with 'Nancy' and 'Martina' before setting off, confirming that we had meals... More 

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CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi Chrissie, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to hear that you had an unfortunate mix up on your arrival. We have endeavored to make sure our necessary development works have a minimal impact on guest experience as possible, and have worked hard to avoid any disruption to our facilities and views.... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Myself and two friends spent the day in the spa we had treatments and lunch, which was amazing. Just one thing spoilt it, the changing room is to small for the amount of people using it, only one toilet and shower, we were queuing up to use them at end of our day.

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Thank linda b
CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi Linda, Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, including your lunch. We always welcome feedback regarding what we can do to make our facilities even better, so will certainly take your comments on board. More 

Exmouth, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Stayed for two nights on a package which included breakfast and dinner. Our room was at the back with a large windows giving plenty of light but limited privacy due to overlooking. With the curtains drawn the internal lights were rather dim for reading. Otherwise the room facilities were good including wi-fi reception. There is a lovely conservatory where we... More 

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Thank KeithP1950
CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi Keith, Thank you for your review - we're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and overall you liked our facilities, food and service. We welcome feedback and take all your comments on board. We hope you will visit again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The perfect romantic weekend getaway. Service from every member of staff (hotel, restaurant, spa, etc.) we encountered was textbook perfection. Always helpful and polite with a smile on their face. Food in both restaurants was exceptional. They have a great mixologist in the bar who will make any cocktail you want, not just the ones on the menu. The spa... More 

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Thank Daniel2042
CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi Daniel, Thank you for your lovely review. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and will certainly pass on your compliment to the staff - especially our bar team. We hope you will visit again soon. More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We booked this hotel to celebrate our wedding anniversary and we weren't disappointed. The location is fab and we enjoyed walking into st Ives using the coastal path. We had a cab back which was about 7 pound which we thought was pretty reasonable. When we arrived our rooms weren't ready so we headed to the beach bar which is... More 

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Thank Jane B
CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi Jane, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your anniversary stay. Thank you for your kind words regarding our service, location, rooms and food. We look forward to seeing you again in September. More 

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45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

I booked hotel (superior room) for two nights as a romantic getaway - on Secret escapes- all easy Carbis bay is beautiful place On arrival we got room 205- looked a bit small for a superior room in a 5* hotel and slightly damp smell on arrival, but with open window and sun shining we initially ignore that. We use... More 

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CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi Ioana, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are sorry there were some aspects of your stay you were disappointed with. We always aim to make our guests as comfortable and relaxed as possible – we apologise if there was a mix up with your room and hope you felt our staff did all... More 

Norfolk, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We booked a short stay at Carbis Bay as a treat for our wedding anniversary. Having been to Cornwall in the past we expected hills but the road leading to the hotel was pretty spectacular and very steep! We arrived early afternoon and were warmly greeted by the Reception staff who quickly and efficiently booked us in. We were shown... More 

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Thank Sue G
CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi Sue, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay so much and found everything to your liking. We will certainly pass on your compliments regarding the food, spa, rooms and location to the team as I'm sure they would be thrilled to hear your kind words. Thank you for your understanding comments... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Having booked through a website (booking.com) we had arranged a two room apartment that would have suited our needs perfectly. On arrival we were informed that we had been upgraded but intact the "upgrade" was one room with three beds and a sea view. We explained that this was not what we booked but it became clear that the hotel... More 

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CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi Darren, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry that an unfortunate mix up meant you were unsatisfied with your stay. We aim to do all we can to ensure our guests' needs are met and are sorry you did not feel this was the case. We are pleased to hear that overall... More 

Midlands, UK
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We booked an apartment through Secret Escapes from Friday to Monday. We were very pleased when we arrived at the hotel as the staff were very welcoming and efficient. The apartment was amazing, with a double bedroom with en-suite and a twin bedroom and a shower room downstairs. The kitchen and lounge were upstairs with a view over Carbis Bay... More 

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CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for such a wonderful review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that the apartment, service and food was to your liking. We will pass on your compliments regarding your spa treatments to the C bay Spa team who will be thrilled to hear such fantastic feedback. We hope to see you again... More 

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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We had wanted a really special lunch for Easter Sunday 2016 so booked the restaurant here. It started off well when the children were given Easter Eggs as a treat but after that it all went downhill. We were given food menus and asked for our food order before even being offered drinks, when we asked for a drinks menu... More 

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Thank 2011reviews
CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry you were disappointed with your visit on Easter Sunday. We value all feedback and take all comments on board - we will make sure this is passed on to the team. More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate offers a stunning coastal retreat with direct access to its privately owned 25 acre Blue Flag beach and breath-taking views of one of the world's most beautiful bays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate

Address: Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: $174 - $498 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate 4*
Number of rooms: 47
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Also Known As:
Hotel Carbis Bay
Carbis Bay Hotel St Ives
Carbis Bay St Ives
Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate St Ives, Cornwall
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#1 Luxury Hotel in St Ives
#6 Family Hotel in St Ives
#8 Romantic Hotel in St Ives
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“You really need a room with a bay view”
 of 5 bubbles wellhillmike, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go at less busy times of the year, avoid weddings if possible.”
  • Small door to balcony and view.
  • The room.
 of 5 bubbles kcstravels, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Nothing quite beats the sea view rooms with a balcony in the main hotel”
 of 5 bubbles joannej2013, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want wifi stay in the main hotel”
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“There are rooms overlooking the beautiful beach.”
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