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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Had a lovely stay at this hotel, infact I actually joined Tripadvisor to write this review. I haven't read many of the other reviews this is just my honest opinion of my stay. The staff here make the hotel what it is. With regards to the hotel itself, I was expecting more but I always do. Dont get me wrong,...

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

Rob thank you for actually joining trip advisor just to write such a warm and comprehensive review. It is fabulous to read about how much you enjoyed your stay and how much you enjoyed the food and the comparisons you made about it, the chef was delighted to read your review. I sincerely hope you will return to the hotel...

Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2015

My husband and I have just returned from a short break at St Ives Harbour Hotel and Spa. From the moment we arrived until our departure the experience was fantastic. The hotel has been beautifully restored and refurbished to ensure that although it's modern it has retained the grandure of the age the building was built. The public areas and...

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

Thank you for posting such a lovely 5 star review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time at the hotel and will be retuning in the future. Joy was delighted to read about her 'little' mention in your review which really does make a difference to moral. Hope to see you back in St Ives again soon. Best regards...

London
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Great location, welcoming helpful staff. Lunch was fantastic really good deal and creative well presented food. Room was nicely decorated though a bit small, White Company toiletries. Relaxing enjoyable stay.

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

Thank you for posting a wonderful 5 star review on our Trip Advisor page. I am delighted you enjoyed your recent stay here with us and that you thought the staff were welcoming and helpful. It is pleasing to hear you also enjoyed the food you had whilst in our restaurant and thought that it was all very well presented....

Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Just had a lovely 4 day stay at the St Ives harbour hotel and spa. Lovely hotel overlooking the sea. All the staff are friendly and helpful, great facilities but only limited hours that we could take our 4 year old daughter swimming. Fab breakfasts (didn't have lunch or dinner there as we were out all day) would highly recommend...

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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 post a fantastic 5 star review on Trip Advisor. I am really pleased you enjoyed your 4 night stay here with us and that you found all the staff to be friendly and helpful. I look forward to seeing you back at the hotel again in the not too distant future. All the...

Newbury
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Four days in a superior double overlooking the sea at St. Ives Harbour Hotel was a brilliant idea as a bit of R & R for my wife and I. Nice room, good room services and the parking system (doorman takes/ brings your car to/from the private garage areas over the road) was excellent- a nice touch. The restaurant served...

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

Thank you Richard for posting a great and in depth 4 star trip advisor review. I am delighted you and your wife enjoyed your recent four night stay here with us in one of our superior sea view rooms. It is pleasing also to hear that you made full use of all our spa facilities. I sincerely hope to welcome...

california
Reviewed 19 May 2015

its perfectly located with incredible views of the ocean and old town. its close enough to walk in a few minutes but far enough away to avoid the noise and late night antics of the center of town. the place is very modern with all the needed creature comforts. Our problem, is that they do not clean up the bird...

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

Thank you for posting a great 5 star trip advisor review. I am pleased you thought we were perfectly located and had incredible views. Sorry to hear about the windows, we regularly have a window cleaning company in to clean these every 4 weeks and we also try to keep on top of it ourselves to make sure guests do...

Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Well where to begin really, a very long story but on our last visit some months ago my son in his room found a bottle of martini rosso clearly left by the last customers!. As my sons wer 8&7 and daughter 3 this could have been a terrible situation had they drunk it!. Nothing but poor housekeeping standards clearly!. The...

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Kihei, Hawaii
Reviewed 18 May 2015

This hotel is situated overlooking the beautiful town of Saint Ives Cornwall UK. We stumbled across it whilst on a road trip, it is beautiful on its own however the icing on the cake is the wonderful staff. They were so helpful and friendly with a genuine desire to make sure that your visit to the hotel was a pleasurable...

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

Thank you Allan for your wonderful 5 star trip advisor review. I am delighted you would highly recommend St Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa and that you thought it was beautiful. The staff regularly read the reviews on trip advisor and will be extremely pleased to read your lovely comments about them. I look forward to welcoming you back again...

Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

My husband & I stayed here for two nights with our 4 month old baby. We loved the hotel. We had booked through a third party website initially but I wanted to check if our room had sufficient space for a travel cot so called the hotel. They assured me there would be enough space however that it may be...

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

Thank you Jasmin for your great 5 star trip advisor review. I am delighted you and your family had a lovely two night stay here with us. I am pleased to hear we were able to move you to a larger suite with a balcony overlooking the sea and that you thought it was amazing and made your trip even...

Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2015

My daughter was married here on 19th April - it was the most magical day! Wonderful attention from Peter and all his staff, the food was truly exceptional and everyone had an amazing time. Photographs with the stunning backdrop of Porthminster Beach were superb, and Karen and Jason were able to take their wedding party down to the beach for...

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

Thank you Anne for your wonderful 5 star review. It was lovely meeting you here for your daughter’s wedding in April. I am absolutely delighted you said it was a magical day for you all and that you found the food to be exceptional. This is all very pleasing to read. I really look forward to welcoming you back to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
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  • Banquet Room
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  • 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: $250 - $553 (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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“Sea view not to be missed”
 of 5 bubbles 696chrisp, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for sea view you cannot go wrong”
 of 5 bubbles CraterCornwall, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“avoid room 105. Its located next to reception and can be noisy troughout”
 of 5 bubbles georgeookiebella, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“room 110 is comfortable and quiet. It has a large balcony overlooking the bay just perfect for sitting in the sunshine”
 of 5 bubbles janetgF905TX, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for sea view, it's worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles doneganwilliam, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
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