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The Garrack Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Burthallan Lane, St Ives TR26 3AA, England
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Ranked #5 of 25 hotels in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had 2 nights .the room was lovely. It was very spacious and we had a view over the ocean. Staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was very good. As an older couple we had to take the car down to St Ives as it is quite a steep walk back uphill to the hotel. We really enjoyed our stay... More

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Poole
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is situated within walking distance to the town. The seasonal bus will get you back up the hill! The food here is outstanding by any standard. imaginative evening dinners which are beautifully presented. The breakfast menu and buffet are also a high standard. The grounds may need a little attention, but this is compensated for by the lovely... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 night and really enjoyed it.The views are fantastic.The walk to the town is reasonably short but the walk back is a little steep.I loved the position and the fact the hotel is different to most other hotels.The food is good and the staff very helpful.I couldn't get wifi in my room but could in the bar... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Found through the recommendations of other Trip advisor contributors. A very big thank you to those who had written a review. What an outstanding place. If you are looking for modern and a real happening thing, this is not the place for you. But if you are looking for serenity, excellent staff and service, clean rooms, sea and shore panoramic... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I stayed at the Garrack for two nights while I was on business in St Ives. I had a lovely spacious room on the ground floor, No 11. The facilities for a small hotel were impressive, including a bar, beautiful restaurant and swimming pool. It is located at the top of a very steep hill along a lane. Walking down... More

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

My wife and I together with my brother and sister in law have just spent 3 days at this hotel. Let's get the good features out of the way first. The location was excellent with stunning views over the The Island and Porthmeor Beach. The waitresses were attentive, polite and efficient. The evening meals were very good and the Cream... More

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Menheniot, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My Partner and I stayed here for 2 nights bank holiday weekend. The hotel is lovely the food is really delightful we ate breakfast and dinner both days and the service very good and welcoming. The location is great for getting to St Ives but beware a very steep walk back up the hill to the hotel. The views are... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Just returned from a much looked forward to break, however the accommodation fell far short of expectations. The hotel enjoys a stunning location but the interior is tired and dated. Our room was generous in size with sea view but lacked any style and the bed was extremely soft, tatty and uncomfortable. Our bedding was not change during our 3... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The Garrack in St.Ives must serve one of the best Sunday lunches available. Our lunch today was superb! Beautifully presented and the flavours were wonderful. It was also tremendous value. The view from the Garrack is stunning, looking over St.Ives and across the bay to Godrivy.

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Merriott, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The Garrick Hotel ticked all the boxes for our 4 day short break.We were met with a friendly welcome, and a quick tour around the hotel to get our bearing's then we were soon shown to our room's. We asked for a ground floor room for my parent's and they were overwhelmed by the size of the room which had... More

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Address: Burthallan Lane, St Ives TR26 3AA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Garrack Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Garrack Hotel St Ives
The Garrack Hotel St Ives, Cornwall

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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#4 Romantic Hotel in St Ives #8 Family Hotel in St Ives
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The Garrack Hotel and Restaurant. Small, quality 3 star hotel with stunning Atlantic sea views overlooking Porthmeor beach and the town of St Ives in Cornwall. Award winning restaurant, indoor pool, sauna and terraced garden for quiet relaxation. Private on-site car parking. 10 to 15 minutes walk from the harbor, town centre, beaches & coastal footpath. ... more   less 
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