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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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Camborne, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Location is unbeatable both on the terrace or inside over the rocks looking over to the harbour and St Ives bay. Inside the air was a bit stuffy but the terrace was comfortable and caught some late sun. Rich jam, enough cream, decent tea, scones a little average shop bought. The service was friendly and efficient although possibly a little... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to pass on your comments regarding your recent visit to the Pedn Olva. Our team works hard to ensure that all guests receive great service at all times, so it is nice to have this feedback from our customers. We are fortunate to have one the best locations in St Ives and be able... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Booked the hotel because of its location......this did not disappoint!! Opting for a balcony room (room 32) we had views over the harbour and town which were well worth our 6 hour journey to St Ives. The rooms were fresh and clean. Housekeeping were attentive, coming into the room every day to change towels clean the toilet and re make... More

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

Many thanks for taking the time to write this review. We’re pleased that upon arriving after a long journey we were able to offer majestic views of the harbour to relax you. Our housekeeper and her team work hard to ensure that all residents have all essentials they require and that these are replenished daily. We have a limited number... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The hotel is perfectly situated to enable viewing of the adjacent beech and St Ives bay. The views are stunning. Our room was compact but very cosy with all usual amenities and a beautiful shared balcony (white glazed partitions between each room with access to go around) it still felt private and we had no issues with any neighbours. The... More

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

Thank you for your review, we appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience. It is pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to take advantage of one of our lovely balcony cabins. It is always pleasing to receive such positive comments regarding our customer service. Please be assured your comments will... More

South Devon, UK
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

The benchmark is pretty high at St Ives and Pedn Olva comes a fair way from hitting the standard. Reception staff were friendly but other than that, the place is a little run down, bordering on shabby. The rooms are small, the balcony rooms have little privacy from each other. The beds are soft, I stay in lots of hotels... More

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

Many thanks for your review. It is saddening to hear that your experience did not meet our usual standards and your benchmark of St Ives. We completed a full refurbishment of all outside seating and public area in March last year and are continuing to invest in on-going refurbishment work. Due to the balconies doubling up as an emergency exits,... More

Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Although we have never stayed in the Pedn Olva as guests, on our last two visits to St Ives - where we take a short break biannually - we have been to dinner at the restaurant for that ‘special meal’. The setting, right against the sea with views across two of the town’s beautiful bays, is superb and is more... More

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

Thank you for your review. We’re pleased that you have enjoyed both your dining experiences with us at the Pedn Olva. We invest a lot of time putting our both our food and drinks menus together, ensuring there is something for everyone’s taste. We appreciate your comments regarding our staffing team and will ensure your comments are passed onto the... More

Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This hotel restaurant has a wonderful position overlooking the sea and nearby beach and the food was very good. However, the staff are useless. They were talking behind the bar when we tried to get served and we had to interrupt them as it would appear that their conversation was more important than service. None of the used crockery and... More

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

Thank you for your review, we appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience. It is disheartening to hear that the service you received on this occasion, did not meet to our usual standards. We would like to take this opportunity to apologise on behalf of the management team and thank you for bringing this issue to our... More

Redditch, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We didn't stay this year as all the balcony rooms were sold out for the nights we wanted. However, whilst staying with friends in St Ives we called in for lunch ad sat on the terrace in the sun. I had a large halloumi salad, which was delicious, but tiny- glad I didn't order the small! We'll be back!!

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

Many thanks for your review. Although you were unable to stay with us on this occasion, we’re so pleased that you were still able to join us for lunch on our outside terrace seating area. Thank you for your comments, we will ensure your comments are passed onto our kitchen team. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Pedn... More

Millbrook, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My Husband has already given a review for this hotel which we stayed at two days ago, so I will not say much. A number of things he forgot to mention was that in fact this hotel is owned by a brewery St Austell brewery in fact, he had also failed to mention they own and run a number of... More

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Millbrook
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Having travelled all over the world and stayed in numerous places, I don't normally write Tripadvisor reviews all the time unless I feel I have some thing to say that will be of real benefit to others. My Wife and I live in Cornwall and the reason for this review is that the Hotel in question is in St Ives... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We are returning guests to the Pedn Olva every year, we love everything about the hotel, the location, the food and the great service we get from the staff, we book room 23 every year as it's the largest family room and right near the pool, the kids love it. The beds are so comfy and it really is the... More

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

Many thanks for your review, following your most recent stay. We appreciate the time you've taken to pass on your comments. We have invested a lot of time in our customer service training, so it is always pleasing to receive such positive comments from our guests. We’re pleased you had another enjoyable stay with us and look forward to seeing... More

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Additional Information about Pedn Olva Hotel

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: 30
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Pedn Olva Hotel St Ives, Cornwall
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