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Carlyon Guest House

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   18, The Terrace, St Ives, England
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Ranked #64 of 104 St Ives B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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171 reviews 171 reviews
80 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here while walking the Coastal Path. We arrived a bit early but there was no problem with leaving our rucksacks until the room was ready ( and they were taken upstairs for us !) beautiful room , with an incredible view. Bathroom was a bit small, but done the job. Breakfast was very well cooked and sevice was very... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This guest house is well situated. The sea views are breathtaking. Very friendly staff and excellent breakfast. The only downside was noise from the road but the room was very comfortable with good facilities.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I visited this establishment for a week as a single holiday maker and was greated by a lovely lively young couple who have taken over the management of this guest house. It is a family business as the owners son is one half of the management team. The guest house is ideally located for stunning views from their rooms (pictures... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I really liked it here as soon as I saw the view. You can see all of St Ives from the bay window in room 1. It is clear that the new owners have turned the Carlyon around and it'll soon be expensive so enjoy it now

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A very friendly and welcoming guest house. I required a single-occupancy room for my 3 day business trip to the south west - the Carlyon was most accommodating, and not only perfectly located, but also extremely good value. My 3rd floor room faced towards Porthminster Beach, and the view was simply astonishing! My only slight criticism would be that the... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Lovely Guest House which has recently been taken over by a charming young couple. The Guest house is within a 5 minute walk to the beach and 10 minutes from the town. The room was great, and recently refurbished. The linen was changed daily, as were all the essentials. Breakfast was second to none- You have whatever you wanted. Recommended... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Have just returned from a 3 night stay at the Carlyon Guest House st Ives. What a great place,The room was beautiful very clean fresh and bright. The Sea views are second to none. Rob and Becky are great hosts nothing was to much trouble. Breakfast was lovely and different every day service just as good. Great location I can... More

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CarlyonGuestHouse, Manager at Carlyon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! We're both thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again in September! Kind Regards, Becky & Rob More

Saltash, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Let me start by saying we are a very tolerant couple from Cornwall, but to get ripped off (£85p/night) for a very poor service is despicable. Visitors to Cornwall, please find a better place to stay. We believe in good value and good service for tourists to our County, but this place offers neither! Don't believe the hype of other... More

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CarlyonGuestHouse, Manager at Carlyon Guest House, responded to this review

Unfortunately this is not an honest review of the guest house as it has just been taken over 4 weeks ago and the problems that are stated were from a room that so far in our management has not had a couple stay in it as this is a single room. We also believe this has been a single room... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Has a solo traveller i found it hard finding places who dont charge a supplement and dont chuck you in the back of beyond, thats why i would stay here again had a fantastic room overlooking the sea which made a change breakfast great couldent do enough for me cant wait to come back again rail station only a 5... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I read the reviews on this place prior to booking and had mixed thoughts however, are we glad we booked! There is a tiny bit of road noise, far outweighed by the sound of the Atlantic meeting the beach, just across the road. The views from the front facing rooms are comparable with the best 'rooms with a view' that... More

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CarlyonGuestHouse, Manager at Carlyon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review, We would love to have you back with us again! Kind Regards William Anderson Smith Manager More

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Address: 18, The Terrace, St Ives, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Carlyon Guest House 3*
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