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Pedn Olva Hotel

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from a wonderful 2 day stay at this hotel. Attracted mainly by the incredible view, we were absolutely delighted with all this hotel has to offer. Very comfortable rooms - although a bit on the small side but caters for all tastes, good standard of food and drink, very friendly and helpful staff who go out of their... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent one night at the Pedn Olva hotel in a single room and it was very good, clean, cosy and the breakfast was amazing! I also loved the views of the beach from the bar. Recommended for a short stay although a lot depends on the room you get, my friend also had a single room and it was... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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257 reviews 257 reviews
48 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for an evening bar meal. There is a large lounge area with superb views overlooking the bay. The food was very good and imaginative. I had scallops as a starter followed by a Monkfish curry and finishing with chocolate orange torte. All 3 course were imaginatively presented. The price was reasonable. Service was efficient and pleasant. The only... More 

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

Thanks for your review, following your recent visit to the Pedn Olva Bar. We’re pleased that you enjoyed your meals and will ensure your comments are passed to our both our kitchen and front of house teams. I do apologise that the member of staff disturbed you, although do hope this haven’t put you off visiting us again in the... More 

Penzance, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

couldn't fault the hotel, friendly staff, we arrived 6 adults. 4 children, 13, 9, 8 and 5 , we looked at the menus, lovely relaxed atmosphere, super views, well chilled with a glass a wine looking at the mothers day menu, sadly, no childrens menu but we were told no problem they offered smaller portions, so we all had a... More 

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

Thank you for visiting us for mother’s day. We appreciate your comments regarding the views and atmosphere. We do provide a children’s menu that is available 12noon- 9pm and I am aware that items were ordered for from this menu for a several tables in the restaurant on mother’s day. As another alternative we can provide smaller portions of all... More 

Falmouth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed in room 35 the suite, spotlessly clean ,tea/coffee in room, and the best views you can imagine. The bed was very comfortable and the bath was delightful, really hot. Very friendly staff and so close to St Ives town, the breakfast was really tasty and ample extras (croissants/cereal etc).No complaints at all infact will be returning again.

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

The ‘state room/ suite’ is popular with many of our guests staying at the Pedn Olva, because of the size of the room and the uninterrupted views across St Ives Bay. Thank you for your comments regarding this room and we will ensure they are passed to the Housekeeper and her team. We look forward to welcoming you back again... More 

Poole, England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 2nd visit in two years. By far our favourite hotel in St. Ives. Everything from making the reservation, checking in, meals and staff far exceed any other hotel. We reserved a balcony room as we did last year as it is a combination Birthday and Valentine's treat for us. The balcony rooms are amazing as they are... More 

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

Thank you for choosing the Pedn Olva for a second year. It is pleasing to hear that we are one of your favourite hotels in the area. Please accept our belated Birthday wishes. Our Balcony Cabin rooms are popular by many guests, due to the individual partitioned areas to sit outside each room and enjoy the views and nice weather... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
7 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely time at hotel went with my brother for his 70 birthday they really looked after us jill put candles on a small cake she really made his birthday all the staff were brilliant lovely breakfast cooked to order which is a plus plenty of selection bed was really comfortable

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

Many thanks for your review, we appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience. Please accept our bleated Birthday wishes and it is pleasing to hear that Jill took his birthday into consideration and was able to make it a memorable and pleasant experience for him. I will ensure that you thanks is passed onto her. Thank you... More 

Falmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank you for your comments, following your recent stay, we appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience. We’re pleased that you were happy with the original room that we had you booked into. This is actually one of our larger and more spacious ‘Classic Cabin’ rooms. Our state room is one of our more popular rooms due... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

We thank you for the high recommendation and it is pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Many thanks for your comments regarding our staffing team and I will personally ensure that your comments are passed onto every one of them. The superior room that you stayed in is one of our most popular rooms, due to its views... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
18 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

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

We thank you for the high recommendation and it is pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Many thanks for your comments regarding our staffing team and I will personally ensure that your comments are passed onto every one of them. The superior room that you stayed in is one of our most popular rooms, due to its views... More 

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