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The Keep

Certificate of Excellence
6 Hicks Court, St Ives TR26 1HS, England
The Keep
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a couple of nights just before Easter and had a wonderful time. The location is perfect, mere minutes to both the town and Porthmeor beech. The accommodation is brilliant, super comfortable bed, powerful shower, very clean and the little touches are perfect. Breakfast is served at a time of your suiting and was delicious and plentiful.... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 * B&B! Have stayed here 4 times as well as a number of other B & B's in St Ives.....nothing compares with 'The Keep'. It is always a pleasure to receive an extremely friendly welcome with professionalism knowing your are going to get the best service and accommodation. Location and the personal touches to this small B & B... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We stayed during the end of February 2015, and it could not have been better! Carol and Mike are absolutely wonderful people (especially considering we didn't use the front door when we arrived and walked through their home, rather than the B&B). The accommodation is beautiful, very well thought out, stylish and so, so comfortable! The breakfasts are amazing (especially... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I spent 5 nights over New Year in The Keep (again!) and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The warmth of the welcome and the quality of the service provided can't be matched - and all at such fantastic value! Would strongly recommend to anyone and the location can't be beat. This is THE place to stay in St Ives!

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Rijswijk, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We stayed in The Keep for 2 nights and was great. Each morning a different breakfast, wonderful rooms, excellent location and last but not least the 2 best hosts ever! They gave us a lot of pieces of advise to enjoy our trip properly, really helpfull and friendly. Ther you can surf, see seals, enjoy good food and walk through... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Another perfect stay. We visited The Keep for the 4th time and were not disappointed, in fact, the breakfasts got better (THE best bacon butty!) Mike and Carol couldn't be more helpful and the quality of the accommodation is second to none. We will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This was our first stay both at The Keep and in Cornwall... It couldn't possibly have been more perfect. Fantastic location within the town, possibly the most beautiful room we've had the pleasure of staying in, with the friendliest, most helpful hosts we could ask for. Not to mention the delicious breakfasts each morning. Being our first time in Cornwall,... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Another fantastic stay at 'The Keep'. Perfect throughout with amazing hospitality and first class accommodation. Continue to return to 'The Keep' because of its consistent 5* detail to everything. Location is perfect for everyone, surfers, artists, sight seers, walkers, shoppers or just for a peaceful retreat where you know you will be looked after to the highest standard. The local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I have stayed at The Keep for the last 4 years now and it keeps getting better! This time I stayed in my favourite Pilchard Press with an 85 year old friend in the other room. Being a vegetarian she liked the breakfast special of Very French Toast with maple syrup, berries and creme fraiche. She was very comfortable and... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Another great stay. A romantic, stylish, comfortable and relaxing place. Delicious breakfasts. Charming hosts. Tucked away in a quiet corner in the middle of everything! Excellent location for everything in the area ... restaurants, shopping, beaches, galleries, walking, everything ... including parking! Highly recommended.

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