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Carbis Bay Hotel & Spa

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Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bedfordshire
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151 reviews 151 reviews
19 hotel reviews
63,561 helpful votes 63,561 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

After a seven hour journey we arrived to find the car park was full. I went into Reception and told the two ladies there that we could not park and was told by one of them ‘Well, it’s the sun.” Then her colleague told me ‘I really don’t know what to suggest”! After I complained, she went out into the... More 

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Whyteleafe, England, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We were welcomed warmly on tuesday afternoon and helped by Peter with our luggage. That evening we had a lovely meal in the restaurant and all the staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfasts were very good with lots of fresh fruit and so much choice especially for the children.All of the staff were cheerful and polite and the housekeeping and... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This beautifully positioned hotel near St Ives -delivers what it promises. Stylish and comfortable on one of the best sandy beaches in the country. Guests who choose self-catering cottages or apartments can use the hotel facilities which gives a lot of flexibility with children (dogs too). Friendly staff, warm pool and Jacuzzi together with a new spa -what's not to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Arrived late from London but no problem checking in at 1am. Family room double bed with camp bed for 4yr old. nice size room. So just 2 nights here but a perfect short break, beach is outstanding and added bonus of heated outdoor pool. We had lunch at beach bar and although it was the August bank hoiliday waiting time... More 

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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

My wife and I visited the Carbis Bay Hotel in mid August. The rest of Cornwall was vibrating with tourism madness, and then... we visited this lovely old hotel sitting above it's own beach. It was a real surprise, as I had understood this hotel to be rather 'old fashioned'. But it's recently had a wonderful facelift and is now... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Just returned from a week at the Carbis Bay Hotel and would recommend it to anyone. The impressive Victorian hotel overlooks a beautiful sandy beach and in the distance, the Godrevy lighthouse could be seen. The sea was clear, the beach was clean and although popular never seemed overcrowded during our visit. The hotel was a mix of the original... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Fantastic service - idyllic. Service was great, nice and clean. Superb view, ideal family holiday. Train station minutes away, beach on the doorstep! What more could anybody ask for? Highly recommended.

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Where to start, the location is breathtaking, situated above the beach. We had organised a surprise lunch to celebrate our mum's 70th birthday and she was not disappointed. From the minute we arrived we were treated like VIP's, the service was excellent and we didn't feel rushed at any time. We had a large table over looking the beach. The... More 

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essex
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

We treated ourselves to this hotel for the third leg of our trip round Cornwall. We had to move rooms because our allocated room was above the kitchen and it would've been impossible to sleep with the window open. This was dealt with promptly and courteously. We ate lunch in the conservatory once and also had two excellent evening meals.... More 

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Cradley Heath, United Kingdom
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192 reviews 192 reviews
29 hotel reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Arrived on a rainy Saturday morning and approached and parked with no problems in the hotel car park, however the beach was empty due to weather. Had to wait 2 hours for the room as we were early but the children joined the arts and craft session while Peter took us on a mini tour. Peter was by far the... More 

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