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Cottage Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Boskerris Road | Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2PE , England
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Ranked #14 of 25 hotels in St Ives
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a few days in August 2014 and thought it was ok if you have transport, The elderly stay at this hotel on coach tours,the hotel is situated on a hillside with a steep walk to carbis bay and an even steeper one to the main road so beware,the breakfast was simply fantastic as were the staff 99% European... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taken our first and last holiday with Alfa and this hotel.We didn't get one decent nights sleep during our stay due to the room we had so returned home shattered. We'd booked a QUIET, top floor, sea view room (£60 extra but lovely view) but was allocated room 48 next to the LIFT! We were woken up daily from 2.50am... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just returned from a weeks holiday with Alfa. A nice friendly ** star, food good, house doubles £2.80. Pint lager £3.40. views good from communal areas. If you want a sea view from your room pay the extra or content yourself with plastic covered grassy banks & waste bins. There are no pubs nearby, there is one small shop... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel with KM travel & loved it so much i've put my name down for next yr . My daughter drove down & took my mum & i to the most beautiful places in England . It was a privilage to stay at this hotel with a sea view on the 3 rd floor which was... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night with my 10 year old son. The location was excellent. So close to the railway station, though we did take a wrong turn from the station, and followed the road the Hotel was supposed to be on! After arriving at the top of a hill in scorching heat, we realised we had gone wrong! A... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cottage hotel is pleasingly situated looking down on to Carbis Bay it is quite a steep path down to the beach but worth the walk.The small railway station is only a couple of minutes walk from the hotel and only takes 3 minutes to get to St Ives £1 each way.The hotel is 90% coach tourists but is still... More

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our week at the Cottage Hotel . could not find fault with the value for money Alfa coach trip. The sea view was well worth the extra money ,the meals were good and the service was quick and efficient. The bingo with Roger was hilarious and the entertainment was not to be missed. Rooms clean and spacious. Staff... More

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Leyland, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Another great week spent in the cottage hotel in Carbis Bay. Many thanks to all the staff including Viktor, Sue and Roger. Top value for money in terms of food service and location. Sue the receptionist could not do enough for us and many other hotels could take a leaf from the Cottage book.

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6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Hotel not changed much, enjoyed our stay again as we drove there which meant we could travel anywhere and as we stayed there for two weeks we clocked almost 700 miles driving round Cornwall. Special thanks to Sue again magnificent as ever and hi to Ingo and a special mention to Lumi our waitress, pleasant girl. Monday and Tuesday nights... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stayed here because it was less expensive than a St.ives itself plus breakfast was included. The place itself is like a very big B&B, staff are very friendly, lovely views from some of the rooms out to sea and plenty of parking. The entrance to the hotel is very hard to find and deceptive as you have to drive... More

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Address: Boskerris Road | Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2PE , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cottage Hotel 2*
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Cottage Hotel - St. Ives [3 Alpha & AA Two Star]Delightfully situated in extensive grounds overlooking Carbis Bay, 300 yards from the beach and two minutes' walk from the railway station linking Carbis Bay to St.Ives (5 minute journey). The restaurant and sun lounge have lovely views of the bay and there is a large ballroom with entertainment most evenings. There are two bars, snooker table and TV lounge. 80 rooms with central heating and bath or shower and WC. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer, intercom and TV with radio channels. The outdoor swimming pool is heated May - September. Two lifts serve most bedrooms (although entertainment room is only accessible via stairs) A Leisureplex Hotel ... more   less 
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