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Pedn Olva Hotel

3.0 of 5 West Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EA, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel really is first class. My partner and I had booked two nights with dinner the first night and breakfast both mornings as part of a deal. We initially stayed in room 31 but were upgraded to the state room for the second night. The first room was more than adequate, just above the rocks with a lovely view... More 

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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In all my many years of staying in hotels, this has been the most comfortable and relaxing. All the staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. The room (no. 1) had a double aspect with stunning views over the sea and harbour. It was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. Just two small niggles: the bed bases were a little tatty -... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
16 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a single traveller, I know that I don't get offered the best room in the house. It's no surprise really, as I don't usually book premium accommodation. Nonetheless, I'm pretty sure that even rooms of the same grade are ranked. Room 19 at the Pedn Olva is a small non-balcony/terrace room down in the sub-level of the hotel. There... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had drinks and snack here on two days (not staying). The panoramic view from the lounge/bar area was stunning. Come early to bag a seat! We stayed for several hours sipping drinks - husband rated beer as best and best value in town. Also enjoyed an excellent cream tea. Just watching the tide going in and out, and views over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a 3 night stay. This is our second stay at the Pednolva. The setting is about the best you can achieve in St Ives. The hotel is just superb and staff very friendly, polite and attentive. Food here is of a very high standard. Really enjoyed the smoked Haddock for breakfast. !! The hotel is built on... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Venue, the Views, the Service, the Food, the Rooms and the Atmosphere was Superb! We stayed for 2 nights having breakfast and 2 evenings, one of which was a special Valentines meal. We bought our stay directly from the Hotel and the whole package was great value for money!

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London, United Kingdom
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48 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had drinks with homemade breads, olives and flavoured butter in the bar area of the Pedn Olva. It's the best view in town but the bread was bone dry and didn't look homemade at all (very square looking slices for homemade). Disappointing but the view does make up for a lot...

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Steve P, Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review, following your recent visit. We are in a unique location to offer some of the most breath taking views of Cornwall. We appreciate your comments, however I can guarantee you that all our breads for breakfasts and lunch/ dinner services are either made fresh on site everyday by our team of... More 

Exeter, Devon
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had Sunday lunch today and it was fantastic. Service was great and food was tasty, hot and plentiful. The view is amazing. If you book try to go in the dining room out the back. Highly recommend this hotel for lunch or a drink.

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Steve P, Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, following your Sunday lunch visit. We have invested a lot of time in our customer service, so it is pleasing to receive positive feedback from our customers. we thank you for your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you back. Steve Perkin Assistant Manager More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
38 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I was just paying a flying one night stay to the Pedn Olva, but, like my previous visits, wasn't disappointed. As usual, my room had a stunning view out to sea and across to St. Ives harbour. The sea was crashing on to the rocks below my room and I spent a lot of time just watching that. There were... More 

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Steve P, Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

It is pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your one night stay at the Pedn Olva and that it was as good as previous visits. You were not imagining it, we have recently had a fair number of the windows within the hotel completely replaced. Overall we are pleased you enjoyed your one night stay and look forward to hopefully... More 

Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
35 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I visited the restaurant of this hotel with a friend for lunch on a cold, cloudy day in January. The views are stunning and we sat overlooking Porthminster beach. The staff were friendly and efficient. Sadly the food, when it arrived, wasn't very good. We ordered fish and chips as we were looking over the beach. The fish wasn't particularly... More 

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Steve P, Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback following your recent visit to our restaurant. We’re sorry to hear that your dining experience was not to our usual standards on this occasion. I can assure that you all items on our menu are delivered fresh daily and made/ cooked to order. I will however ensure that your comments are passed to our kitchen... More 

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Address: West Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Pedn Olva Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Pedn Olva St Ives
Pedn Olva Hotel St Ives, Cornwall
Hotel Pedn Olva
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in St Ives
#4 Family Hotel in St Ives
#6 Romantic Hotel in St Ives

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