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Pedn Olva Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   West Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EA, England
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Ranked #7 of 25 hotels in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was excellent. One of the best poached salmon I've had. Sensible portions meant 3 courses were doable and each one was excellent in both taste and display. The service was friendly and attentive but not overly so. Would happily go back. If you can get a table with a window view or in the day eat on the... More

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14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Pedn-Olva with my husband this week, after arriving on the ferry from the Scilly Isles quite late. The hotel is perfectly situated in St Ives bay and overlooks the sea. We had a sea view room, which was very clean and comfortable. We ate dinner in the hotel, which was fine and the views overlooking the... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here in a cabin with balcony. The staff were generally friendly and helpful. We ate at the restaurant and the food was good but the service was on the slow side. Breakfast was great and the service much better than the evening before. Generally a really good stay. We didnt receive the instructions on where to park, so... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be a hotel. Great location, great staff, good food. A disaster that it is now a pub with rooms. Ok, stay here for the good points but..... Be prepared to not only pay full whack for relatively small rooms but you need to accept that " the rest of St. Ives can bring their families in and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As locals we were very disappointed with the service we received! Hadn't been sat at our table for more than a minute before the waiter asked if we knew what we wanted and then came again a minute later! We had 1 menu between 8 of us and when we asked for more the waiter replied ' that's the only... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Second year I have stayed at this hotel in August ,very good service nice helpful staff . Fantastic room views to die for of the ocean from the balcony Food great choice always , bar and hotel atmosphere very good . lively if you wish or quiet corners to read chat . Perfect English setting for a holiday close to... More

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post this review, we appreciate the time you have taken. We’re pleased that you enjoyed your last stay with us and have decided to stay with us again. Thank you for your comments regarding the service received. With our carefully decorated bar, restaurant and outside seating areas we provide a relaxed atmosphere catered... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We keep going back to this perfect liitle hotel. We loved the small bedroom with stunning sea views. The restaurant serves a lovely breakfast and the bar boasts the best view in St.Ives. The staff of the restaurant and bar were friendly and helpful. Go by train, it's so easy!

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your most recent review, we appreciate the time you’ve taken. We’re are pleased to hear that you are returning to visit and stay with us at the Pedn Olva. Although our cabin rooms are ‘small’, our housekeeper and her team invest a lot of time ensuring the cleanliness of everyone and that all essentials are provided in each... More

Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a three day stay at this remarkable and unique hotel. We only wish we could have stayed longer. The views from the restaurant and large bar area are stunning, one way overlooking St Ives harbour, the other overlooking a beautiful sandy beach. And imbetween the waves crashing on the rocks upon which this uniquely located... More

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, following your recent stay at as you have stated at our unique Pedn Olva. We’re pleased you were able to take in the wonderful daily changing views we have to offer of St Ives Harbour and Porthminster Beach. We advise both guests staying with us and non-residents to make a reservation in our restaurant, we... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pedn Olva, perfect location, parking a bit of a challenge if you havent booked a space with the hotel. Wonderful view of St Ives Harbour and Porthminster Beach. We booked the suite and it didnt dissapoint. Large comfy bed, large room with seating, requested feather pillows from reception. Bath with a view, great complementary toileties, over bath shower with... More

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate the time you have taken to share your experiences. We have a limited number of reserved parking bays in the station car park charged at an additional £8.00 per day that we advise customers staying with us to book at the time of reservation. We’re glad to you were able to enjoy in the unique views we have... More

Loughborough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous place to eat. Views to die for over the bay. I took my husband here for his birthday while in St Ives and it was great. We booked a table with sea view for the main meal and then moved outside for coffee and brandy and had amazing views. We had starters, steak for my husband and I had... More

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We’re pleased you were able to take advantage of the great views we have to offer of St Ives Harbour and the West- Cornwall coastline. We have invested a lot of time developing our menus to ensure there is something for everyone’s tastes, so it is pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience.... 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*
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