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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Staff very helpful. Rooms very clean and good facilities. B&B is at the top of hill (fine for me) but would require transport (e.g. taxi) into St Ives for less mobile people. Breakfast is only served for 1 hour (8.15 to 9.15) in the morning.

1Thank jslarge
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I stayed here for one night on a flying visit to St Ives, it isn't central but some people will see that as a bonus. Spotlessly clean and tastefully decorated. Very quiet at night. Not for the unfit/infirm as it is a 10-15 min walk uphill, although I loved the fact it was only a few minutes downhill to Porthmeor....

1Thank Unifaun
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Not central but worth the 15 minute walk from the town centre (up a steep hill) The Nook is a wonderful spotlessly clean little hotel. Rooms are well furnished with everything you would expect to find in much larger hotels even down to a refridgerator and DVD player. Breakfast is faultless as is the overall experience.

1Thank Col03
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Myself and Boyfriend stayed here for 4 nights. It was lovely we had a deluxe double room as we were there for 4 nights and it was very spacious, the bathroom was quite narrow but it was fine as there's only one of you in there at a time anyway! The owners were fab, very welcoming and polite. The breakfast...

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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

It was a last minute decision to go to St Ives over the bank holiday weekend so would be slim picking in terms of affordable accommodation. The Nook is a modern ten plus room BnB, quite modern looking with very friendly staff. We stayed in family room 11 which overlooks the back garden. There is a double bed with two...

1Thank penangnite
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2016

From the friendly staff who welcomed us upon arrival to the comfortable relaxing room The Nook was a wonderful experience. We arrived mid afternoon to a perfectly clean room. The facilities for the size of the hotel were great even with a bath tub you could relax in. The view from the room was over the roofs down down into...

2Thank Ian H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Overall, 'The Nook' offered us a really great stay. With a modern, quiet and well-equipped bedroom (we stayed in room 5), quiet surroundings and friendly owners, my partner and I left deeply impressed and thoroughly enjoyed our three night stay in late April 2016. While the serving time for breakfast could have run a little longer than an hour (8.15...

Thank emmahepworth
Dawlish, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I first had to change a 2 night booking to just one night. I then had to change my arrival time. The Nook staff accepted these changes admirably. The room was decorated to a high standard and breakfast was wonderful. Nothing was too much trouble. I can recommend this B&B wholeheartedly.

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

A pleasant place to stay on the hill out of St Ives, approx 10 mins walk to the town but 15-20 mins back! A very friendly welcome. We had room 1 which was spaceous, clean and well furnished. There was no heating in the shower room which meant that towels did not dry easily. Breakfast was good with a nice...

2Thank Ianeff
Annapolis Valley, NS
Reviewed 18 November 2015

My wife and I stayed at The Nook mid-week in late September. We were greeted on our arrival and shown to our room, even though we were early. Our greeter was very helpful and answered all our questions and gave us a couple of good dining recommendations. Our room was a good size with enough storage space, a coffee and...

2Thank Valleyguy2008

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Nook guest house in St Ives, Cornwall, is close to the Porthmeor Surfing Beach, the Tate Gallery, St Ives Harbour and town centre.Our on-site car park means the guest house is an ideal base for exploring Cornwall’s spectacular coastline, gardens and countryside. If you want to stay closer to home you could simply soak up the beauty and atmosphere of St Ives with its art galleries and cobbled streets. The Nook offers bedrooms with full en-suite facilities and a modern and contemporary feel and has been awarded an AA 4 Star Gold Star Award for Guest Accommodation.For the safety and comfort of all our guests we operate a no smoking policy. Guests wishing to smoke may use the outside patio area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Nook

Address: 5 Ayr Terrace, St Ives TR26 1ED, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: $145 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Nook 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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The Nook Hotel St Ives
Nook St Ives
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The Nook St Ives, Cornwall
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“Ask for sea facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles Ticky28, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 has the bath tub and the over the bay view”
 of 5 bubbles 925ianh, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms are much bigger than others so check before you book”
 of 5 bubbles 946annae, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
“room 4, nice cross breeze, sea view”
 of 5 bubbles richardlisa, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Room 10 was good”
  • Really comfy bed
  • Good sized bathroom
 of 5 bubbles angelap914, 10 Jul 2015 | Read review
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