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Downlong Cottage Guest House

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95 Back Road East, St Ives TR26 1PF, England
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Downlong Cottage Guest House
Ranked #39 of 104 St Ives B&B and Inns
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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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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
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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Nyon, Switzerland
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27 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 via mobile

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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Rotherham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We have just returned from a great 3 night stay in St Ives at the Downlong Cottage. The owners were very friendly and welcoming and made sure we felt comfortable throughout our stay. Our room was very clean and comfortable and breakfast was good! Would defiantly stay at this lovely B and B again!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Nothing was too much trouble for Trish and Mike. They really work hard to ensure you have a great time. Weather was mixed for the long weekend we were there, sunshine two days and rain one day but lots to do. Location is really fabulous but not noisy at night .

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We struggled to find a B and B at the last minute and my wife gave Trisha and Michael a call as a last attempt. They had a room so we took it for one night and were not too bothered what it was like as it was last minute. However, it could not have turned out better. Lovely B... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Just returned from our holiday celebrating our Ruby Wedding. We honeymooned in St Ives and have revisited numerous times since. Previously we have stayed in hotels around Porthminster beach.area. This time we booked Bed & Breakfeast at the Downlong Cottage. Both Trish and Michael were the perfect hosts,our room was excellent and the breakfasts were all fresh home cooked food... More

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Let me start off by saying that I totally loved St Ives, and my accommodation just made it all the better. It feels good to come home to a nice place after a day of walking around and people watching. The communication between me and Michael (B&B owner) was brilliant from the start, prompt email responses, all queries answered. They,... More

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Address: 95 Back Road East, St Ives TR26 1PF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Also Known As:
Downlong Cottage Guest House St Ives, Cornwall

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