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Downlong Cottage Guest House

95 Back Road East, St Ives TR26 1PF, England
Downlong Cottage Guest House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely little B&B in the heart of Downalong just around the corner from the harbour. The rooms are beautifully presented and spotless with nice firm mattresses and a selection of pillows to suit all. The breakfast is cooked just as you like it and served with a welcoming smile and chat by Thish. I'd thoroughly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We decided short notice to grab a weekend away and fortunately were able to secure a room at Downlong. The guest house is situated at the end of St Ives, just steps away from the harbour wall, and only minutes to the pubs and restaurants around the harbour. Our room was freshly decorated and the whole house spotlessly clean and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Downlong is a stunning cottage very homely and totally unique . Located in the heart of st ives right by the harbour ! Trish and Mike are like family now , me and my boy have stayed in the summer for surfing and for the new year fancy dress celebrations for many years.These celebrations are a must to experience !!!... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My friend and I stayed for two nights and the hosts Michael and Trish were fantastic. The cottage itself was in a great location and our room and bathroom very clean. On the downside the room was very small, as was the bathroom. As there was no guest sitting area, when we stayed in in the evenings, the only place... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

What a find > We have stayed in dozens of places in St Ives but this was something else. Beautifully clean , great location , comfortable beds , and the nicest hosts you could wish to meet , so friendly ( but not over the top ) and the breakfast was just brilliant...Well done Trish and Michael , see you... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Absolutely perfect. Trish and Michael are such warm and friendly hosts. The guest house is kept to a wonderful standard and nothing seems too much trouble for them. Lovely breakfast. Comfortable beds in cosy bedrooms. The location in the old town could not be any better. Right next to the beaches. What more could anybody ask for and why would... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My fiancé and I stayed at Downlong for 3 nights. Trish and Michael are a lovely welcoming couple and made the stay really relaxed and easy going. Breakfast is really good and plenty of it too and the room was lovely. This was our second trip to the beautiful St Ives and we will definitely be back and staying at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

What a fantastic B&B and what a fantastic couple are Trish and Michael. Nothing was too much trouble from individually prepared breakfasts using local ingredients, to spot on advice about places to go, to eat, to drink, things to do. We only had two nights there but wished we could have stayed longer. Trish and Michael are the perfect hosts,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Super friendly. Individualised full English breakfasts. Home grown fruit! Family run and very helpful and welcoming. WARNING: satnav is not helpful. Arrive after 6 or park out and walk in to get directions. Expect to drive on harbour front.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Feels like going in to your favourite relative's house. Classic decor, beautifully clean and comfortable rooms, Trish and Michael who run the place treat you like a friend but respect your privacy. Less than 5 minutes from the sea. Amazing breakfasts like your nan used to make. Don't be lured in by the boujis Wimbeldon-on-sea places elsewhere in town...

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