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West Midlands, England
Reviewed 20 July 2015

I can't recommend this place enough. I've travelled to St. Ives several times, once staying at a terrible B & B in Carbis Bay, and the rest at a hotel geared for walkers. For return visits, and there will be many because I love St. Ives, falling in love with it when I was 12, I'm staying at the Rivendell....

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2Thank Tuccillo
Widnes, England
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We arrived after an 8hr journey, and Barrie made us a lovely cup of tea after showing us to our room.. Angela and Barrie were great hosts, it was so nice to chat with Ange during breakfast, with no rush to finish.. Breakfast was great with plenty of choice, and cooked fresh to order. Ange had great knowledge of the...

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1Thank MrsMoo
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Angela & Barrie are the perfect hosts, nothing is too much trouble for them, a lovely friendly b & b.I say the best in St. Ives, Cornwall. The rooms are beautifully kept, beautiful views too, The breakfasts are great, plenty of choice, delious home cooked bacon and eggs, fresh bread every day. Angela & Barry are keen to let you...

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1Thank shirl123
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Angela and Barry were the perfect hosts. The bedroom was more like a boutique hotel, and beautifully kept. Breakfast was not only delicious but was an event in itself as Angela brings a birthday cupcake, card and balloon for guests celebrating their birthday. Barry's beautiful photography of the area also decorates the house. Outstanding hosts and outstanding good value.

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1Thank Ellendoran
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Just spent a long bank holiday here and had a great time. Angela and Barrie are the perfect hosts- welcoming and friendly. Rooms are modern, exceptionally clean and tastefully decorated. Breakfast is great with plenty of choice. Nothing is too much trouble and Angela is keen to ensure you know what's out and about. Perfectly situated a few minutes walk...

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1Thank Ktaylor5
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2015

We booked to stay 3 nights at the Rivendell on a recommendation from a colleague. We were very impressed by the hospitality and the lovely warm welcome we had after a very long drive. On arrival we were greeted by Angela (who we quickly fell in love with) who after showing us to our room (with an amazing sea view)...

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3Thank emmaashley2015
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We've just returned from a lovely weekend in St Ives & doubt we could have found a better place to stay! Angela is so friendly, made us feel totally welcome & upgraded us to a sea view room on arrival as they were quiet, a gesture we really appreciated as the room was beautiful. The guest house is light, airy...

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3Thank pixie_theo
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

Rivendell is the best in Cornwall to stay, fantastic couple who own it, so friendly, clean, fantastic breakfasts, so convenient for the shops, quaint cafes and beach. A must for anyone wanting a great holiday. We loved it there.

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3Thank shirl123
Clevedon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2015

A wonderful welcome sets the scene and everything goes on from strength to strength. Good rooms, excellent breakfast, tea and coffee making in rooms. Each guest is made to feel important and to be honest it feels like you are staying with friends, even if it is your first visit!! It is well situated for all that St Ives has...

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2Thank Richard946
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Rivendell in May. Angela and Barrie made us so welcome. Its the sort of guest house that I would really like to keep a secret as it is quite perfect really. The breakfasts are lovely. The bedrooms are beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean.The parking is a real bonus too. Will certainly go back.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Rivendell Guest House

Address: 7 Porthminster Terrace, St Ives TR26 2DQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: $128 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rivendell Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room 5 has a great view”
 of 5 bubbles indy57_10, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“book room 5 if you want a good sea view”
  • tiny sea view from the side
 of 5 bubbles pontbird, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are of a very high standard.”
 of 5 bubbles scanialady, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The street is pretty quiet in general so we had no noise trouble at all.”
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“All rooms are well appointed”
 of 5 bubbles Idealdave, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
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