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Bay St. Ives Bay Hotel

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The Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BP, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrive very tired after a 10 hour jouney with Shearings. The coach driver got sick half way there and we had to wait at the service station for 2 hours. We checked into our room which had been modernised. It was cream, grey and purple. There was a hairdryer on the wall next to the mirror which was great.... More 

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

There has been lots of refurbishment going on in the past year and more to follow. We aim to offer a choice of entertainment which varies from keyboard vocalist, to guitar vocalist to cabaret which features songs from musicals to name but a few. Bingo and quizzes are also played. The menu choice is displayed at breakfast and if anything... More 

Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the Shearings group hotels (Bay Hotels and Coast & Country), offering breaks at very resonable prices (Self-drive or by coach). Having visited this hotel a while ago, we were really impressed with the improvements which the management has made. The ground-floor public areas have had a make-over, with tastefull grey and white decor and the standard... More 

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

It is good to hear that you like the improvements made throughout the public areas. The rooms are being refurbished bit by bit also, with having 85 it takes times. The public areas are bright, fresh and airy great to sit and take in the views of Porthminster beach. Hope that we can help you celebrate another anniversary or birthday... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easter weekend break - enjoyed my stay immensely. Lovely single room, clean & comfy. Food was excellent & the staff friendly & helpful. Was a Shearings excursion, the coach clean & comfortable. The drivers were excellent and very knowledgeable of the area. Will definitely go and stay at the Bay Hotel. Highly recommend.

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

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your Easter break with us, and the weather was very kind to us. St Ives and Cornwall is a beautiful place to come whatever the weather with lots of beautiful scenery. Hope to see you again in the future and thank you for taking the time to write this review. More 

St. Neot, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Standard Bay hotel fare to eat, good service, friendly staff clean and tidy. Slight shabbiness. Hotel is made up of 2 buildings and is "1/2 way up a hill. Older museum piece TVs unless you upgrade the room. Entertainment ok.2/3 minute walk to bus station and there are stairs down to the Railway station and beach. No complaints at all.

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

The hotels public areas have been refurbished at the end of last year and 14 more bedrooms were refurbished in February this year. The hotel has 85 bedrooms and each year money is invested to refurbish bedrooms. Yes we still have some to do but it takes time. The hotel is in a prime position overlooking the bay and easy... More 

Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I always try to be honest in my reviews, and this one is no different. My wife and I decided to go by the coach to save us both driving. This was a wise choice. having read reviews about the hotel I was expecting good things. I was not to be disappointed. The hotel is clean, bright and very nice.... More 

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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. The sea view upgrade costs £7.00pppn and the views are stunning across the bay. The public areas since being refurbished are light and bright and a pleasant place to enjoy a drink or two. Hope to see you again in the future and thank you for writing this review. More 

tyne&wear
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a 5 day break with Shearings. Lovely Hotel , food great. Entertainment good. Had a 2 week old Grand Tourer Coach which was roomy and comfortable.Stayed in Room 203 which was large, clean and comfortable. Hope to return again someday

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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 with us. Room 203 has recently been refurbished and is a nice room served by the lift. If you do happen to visit us again don't forget that you can call the hotel and we can make the booking for you. Thank you for taking the time to write this review. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ive been twice to the St Ives Bay Hotel.Both times with Shearings.The all inclusive package is a real bargain and cant fault the Hotel.It has great views over the bay,food is good.But a word of warning.Dont eat your cornish pasty when walking along the parade,A giant seagull swooped down and took it out of my hand.(and I only had one... More 

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

You are quite right about the seagulls they will eat anything. The safest place to eat is in our coffee shop that serves a selection of hot and cold food daily. Lunches are served between 12 - 3.00pm and cakes , cream teas etc all day. You are sure to be able to eat in a seagull free zone and... More 

Stourbridge
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have family in St Ives and find the best way to visit is by coach. We used to pay £90 for a pokey room in a guest house for bed and breakfast so to find such a quality hotel for the money is amazing. The hotel has undergone some changes and now has a much more modern approach. Well... More 

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

I agree that Shearings offer good value for money and it is a good way to get to St Ives to visit family and friends. They are more that welcome to come in during the evenings to enjoy a drink and the entertainment and we can also arrange for them to have dinner if you wish. We also have the... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a mid week break, hotel is going through a refurbishment and looking really good. Room had been refurbished new furniture, decorated,new bathroom,flat screen t.v. Food really good stayed in a number of shearing hotels and this best by far for food.staff and management could not do enough for you. Only down side the central heating broke down... More 

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

It was unfortunate that we had an issue with the boiler but these things happen and are out of our control, all we can do is resolve the issue the best we can until the engineer arrives which thankfully he did and quickly too. It was helpful that the weather was reasonably kind to us too. Glad to hear that... More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at this hotel are all pleasant and make you feel welcome.Food in the restaurant was very good,i have only two complaints to make. TV signal was rubbish kept going on and off,next was the shower only warm water coming could have been hotter".All in all had a great weekend.

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

Both the points raised here could have been attended to if mentioned to the reception desk as we do our utmost to resolve any issues raised. The staff will be grateful for your kind comments and I will pass those on. Thank you More 

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