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Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel

The Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BP, England
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Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i have just returned from a very wet 4 days to st ives. the best part of the break was our hotel. yes its looking shabby in places mainly the stairs and landing and entrance but our room clean warm and modern on the 2nd floor. this was a problem for my sister. our side of the hotel didnit have... More

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gm123stives, General Manager at Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel, responded to this review

The hotel is made up of two sides one side is served with a lift the other is not, requests can be made however the company also have a system in place where you can secure a room number when booking for a £10.00 charge, this can be used to tailor make your holiday. The salads are great I agree... More

middlesbrough
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed March 24 to March 28 with national holidays. We paid extra for a sea view which was worth it for the view of the beach. the food was good with plenty of options and our waiter Zoltan was excellent. There is only a small lift and just about all the floorboards creek, but on the whole we would... More

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gm123stives, General Manager at Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your favourable comments and I will pass on your thanks to Zoltan. It would be great to welcome you back to St Ives where today the sun is shining. More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came back last mon from this hotel after the long weekend break lovely hotel fantastic meals and our waitress Lucie was very polite and very efficient, lovely warm room and very clean towels changed every day we will come back but will upgrade to a sea view room, the only thing we didn't like and it was only in Friday... More

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gm123stives, General Manager at Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments about the hotel. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you are thinking of coming back. Please give the hotel a call and we can do the booking whether by coach or car and we can tailor make your holiday. With reference to the coach driver I will pass your comments... More

Chester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on our first Shearings Coach trip to St Ives 24th to 28th March 2014. Staying at the St Ives Bay Hotel. Shearings looked after us all the way, check in at the hotel was very quick, room was on the 2nd floor overlooking the bay - view was amazing. Room was very clean, although a little dated, creaky... More

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gm123stives, General Manager at Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Its great to hear that you enjoyed you break with us. We are currently running the Monday to Friday, and Friday to Monday breaks, 24th May see us start the summer tours which are Saturday to Saturday. So having enjoyed this break maybe you would like to return for a longer stay. It would be great to welcome you back.... More

Barrow upon Soar, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just spent a 5 day break at this hotel, booked with Shearings. For the cost, everything was perfect from the moment we arrived. Location perfect and we were given a room overlooking the beach and sea. All of the staff were very friendly and polite and the choice of menu at meal times was very good. Quality of... More

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gm123stives, General Manager at Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel, responded to this review

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you enjoyed the tour. Chris is a wealth of information and passionate about his beloved Cornwall, and I am sure that he wants everyone to fall in love with it. Thank you for posting this review. More

Walsall, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I paid for a sea view room and were not disappointed great views.Food was hot and good. staff very pleasant.Great location for bus and train. but a doggy lift noisy and only 1 lift in hotel.

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gm123stives, General Manager at Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I agree that the views are stunning whatever the season and we are in a great location for both train and bus links. Shearings have some great get away deals on at the moment in England Scotland and Wales so why not give another Bay or Coast and Country hotel a try,... More

Bolton
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Stayed at this hotel on a National Coach holiday. What a surprise. Great location.lovely hotel. Excellent welcome. Highly organised. No waiting around for room keys. The staff really know what they are doing. Nothing is too much trouble. Caroline is the backbone of the hotel. You only have to ask and it's done. (Quickly) David in the dining room is... More

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gm123stives, General Manager at Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel, responded to this review

All the staff play their part to create a warm friendly atmosphere that hopefully makes people feel like home, its good to hear that you received good service. I will pass on your comments to all concerned. Hope to see you again in the near future. Thank you for taking the time to write this review. More

moffat scotland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Stayed here on a shearings short midweek break,and really enjoyed the experience,the hotel is showing it,s age and a little tired in places,but is being upgraded little by little.However what we did get was excellent service,a cosy warm room,a nice warm bathroom,lovely food with lots of choice,fun entertainment in the evening,and attentive and helpful staff.[Laura and her restaurant staff are... More

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gm123stives, General Manager at Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to compliment the staff on their efforts as I feel that it is them that make a holiday. From Bella and her team in the dining room , Clive and the kitchen team, Donna and the room attendants, Laura who is just about everywhere to the night porters and reception the staff all play... More

Stourbridge
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We have family in St Ives and it costs more to come on our own booking a hotel in St Ives so we have come with Shearings the last two years and haven't been disappointed. The location is superb food really good value all in all well worth coming. The only downside was such a long journey we got picked... More

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gm123stives, General Manager at Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay again, the package of coach travel and hotel definitely is value for money. Its great to be able to have a break and visit family at the same time. Hope to see you again in the future. Thank you for taking the time to post this review. More

West Yorkshire England
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
84 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We were on a Shearings break at £139.99 per person for transport, two included outings, entertainment each night, half board with English breakfast and four free drinks on "Gala Night". This is the background and, especially in this light, it was fantastic value. We were in a recently refurbished room, simply but pleasantly and more than adequately appointed, big enough... More

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gm123stives, General Manager at Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I do agree that value for money is exactly what we offer. We have had a number of rooms refurbished this January as we did last January too, This year the company are refurbishing the public areas and the plans that have been put forward are just great. This will... More

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Additional Information about Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel

Also Known As:
Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel St Ives, Cornwall
Address: The Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BP, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in St Ives
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in an elevated position overlooking Porthminster Beach, this welcoming hotel commands stunning views across the bay. St Ives is renowned for its fantastic beaches, picturesque harbour and bustling streets full of interesting boutique shops. Bay St Ives Hotel is in a perfect location only a short walk to most holiday attractions. With open plan lounges to enjoy the views whilst listening to the evening’s entertainment, a break here is truly relaxing. A courtyard is open spring and summer for alfresco seating and you’ll be able to sample the wonderful light that has made St Ives such a mecca for painters and artists. For the more adventurous, St Ives makes a wonderful base for visiting many of Cornwall’s finest sights and attractions. ... more   less 

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