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The Keep

Certificate of Excellence
6 Hicks Court, St Ives TR26 1HS, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed three nights at The Keep and had a perfect time. Mike and Carol are terribly nice and grandiose hosts. Amazing breakfast (we loved the scrambled eggs with the smoked salmon by side - and every day a yummy fruit salad), excellent suggestions regarding trips and restaurants (don't miss the Porthmeor Beach Café) and always up for a nice... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Three of us stayed at the keep and used both rooms which were exceptionally clean and comfortable. The quality of the accommodation added to our overall holiday experience in St Ives. The B&B could not have been in a better position being close to the town centre and all the beaches, the closest of which was a minuet away. However,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gorgeous B n B just steps from Porthmeor Beach, set back from the bustle of The Digey. The rooms are so beautiful with complimentary toiletries and hairdryer. Breakfast is of your choice with the choices of full English, fruit, toast or a daily special (berry pancakes are to die for!). Our favourite place to stay, thanks to Carol and... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful B&B, extremely high standards and fantastic hospitality with perfect location and parking. Accommodation and attention to detail is of extremely high quality as is the breakfast! Perfect for all, surfers, walkers, art lovers and those who just need to relax in the stunning area. 8th visit to St Ives and you won't find a better B&B for a memorable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed for 3 nights at The Keep and could not have chosen better. Mike and Carol , our hosts were delightful and made us feel so very welcome and nothing was too much trouble.Breakfasts were amazing and beautiful served and presented with choices of continental or traditional English breakfast or a daily special. The location of The Keep... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stayed in the Mermaid room for 3 nights. Carol and Mike are the most charming hosts! They make a wonderful breakfast and offer plenty of excellent advise when it comes to restaurants and activities. The location is perfect. Would definitely recommend!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We had a wonderful week's stay at The Keep in The Mermaid Room. Very comfortable, clean, individual, lots of lovely little touches from our hosts like chocolates on arrival and a rose in the shower room and bedroom! Great ensuite shower room. Breakfasts were very good with English breakfast or a daily special, or continental to chose from. Fresh fruit... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Had a fab stay in the Pilchard Press room, large and comfortable and wonderful hosts Carol and Mike. A superb choice for breakfast each day. There is a communal area where we had breakfast with the guests from the other Bedroom. There is a small fridge there with Tea and coffee making facilities and somewhere for any drinks etc you... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We and another couple had The Keep to ourselves for 5 days since we booked both rooms. The Keep is wonderfully located a few blocks from Porthmeor beach and the coastal path which makes for great walks along the coast. It is also an easy walk to downtown St. Ives. Mike and Carol were wonderful hosts, welcoming us in the... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

It was an idyllic 3-day stay enjoying excellent breakfasts, tastefully decorated and comfortable accommodation perfectly positioned to enjoy St Ives' delights. Carol and Mike are perfect hosts providing all possible assistance to ensure a wonderful stay in the area. The Keep will be my first choice on return to St Ives.

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