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Primrose Valley Hotel

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Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2ED, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently had a lovely stay at Primrose valley. We were there for one night at the start of a week walking the South West Coastal Footpath. The weather was wet, but we had a warm welcome. The room was stylish, comfortable and clean. The hotel is right next to the station and beach and a short walk (10-15 mins)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just returned from two nights at the Primrose Valley Hotel. We had two rooms, both of which were modern and immaculate. One of the rooms had a great view of St Ives harbour and Porthminster beach. The location of the hotel is superb for the beach and only a brief walk into St Ives. You can hear the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room, The Suite, was modern, spacious and well appointed. We were very comfortable. Our two "children" stayed in Room 7 which is due to be renovated after the season- however their stay was happy and comfortable. The service and atmosphere was guest oriented and friendly- despite a wifi challenge, the staff celebrated our son's A Level results! We had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is peaceful and in a lovely location next to Porthminster beach. All you can hear at night are the crashing waves. The new owners are very welcoming, and have lots of plans for the hotel. The Wi-Fi has just been upgraded.The breakfasts are delicious, a good range of fruit, home made granola, and cooked options. Sometimes there is... More 

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natashaandmihaka, Owner at Primrose Valley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you we do appreciate you making the time to write a review and we are so pleased that you had such a good time down here in St Ives. Looking forward to your return. Natasha and Mihaka More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived 5 hours before check in and was told our sea view room was cleaned and ready for us. A very friendly welcome and all the staff were fantastic. Breakfast was great with locally sourced food and homemade as well. When we popped back during the day a homemade cake was on the table for guests to help their self.... More 

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natashaandmihaka, Owner at Primrose Valley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words. We very much look forward to you coming back here in the future. Natasha and Mihaka More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not usually one for posting reviews, however having read some of the more derogatory ones, I felt I had to respond. We stayed at the hotel for a couple of nights to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary and having spent several hours online searching for a small, niche hotel near the sea, we were not disappointed with what we... More 

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natashaandmihaka, Owner at Primrose Valley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you both for chosing The Primrose to celebrate your wedding anniversary. It was a pleasure meeting you and we look forward to your return. Best Wishes Natasha and Mihaka More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from an amazing long weekend in sunny St Ives (our favourite place in Cornwall!). On arrival at the hotel you are guaranteed parking right outside, which from past experience is very hard to find. The new owners are refreshingly welcoming and enthusiastic. The breakfast was great with home made granola and home made bread which was very... More 

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natashaandmihaka, Owner at Primrose Valley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we look forward to seeing you again next year. Natasha and Mihaka More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a decent hotel but for the money charged very over priced. The rooms were very basic and not to the luxury price range that was charged. If you compare it to other hotels charging same amount they fall very short. The room itself had no nice touches like dressing gowns, or a good tea tray and the furniture... More 

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natashaandmihaka, Owner at Primrose Valley Hotel, responded to this review

As the new owners we are disappointed that you did not feel satisfied with your time at the hotel. Our aim is very much that all our guests leave feeling that they have had a very good stay. It is a shame that you did not mention anything at the time as we would have found you a more suitable... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked a superior deluxe double with sea views. Well if that was supposed to be superior or indeed a deluxe, then I can;t imagine what a standard would be like. Our bathroom ( no bath ) was minute and the room was pretty basic and bore no relation to the photo's in the brochure. It was on the top floor... More 

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natashaandmihaka, Owner at Primrose Valley Hotel, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you clearly did not enjoy your stay. Our aim is that everyone leaves the hotel having had a very relaxed, comfortable time. We would like to encourage all guests to come to us straightaway if there is anything that they are not happy with and not endure their stay. Where possible we will always change... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Me and my girlfriend chose this hotel for a few days away for my birthday. On arrival we were met by Mihaka who was very pleasant and polite and incredibly welcoming, Both him and Natasha were really friendly and helpful for the length of our stay. One of the days we were struggling for things to do due to a... More 

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natashaandmihaka, Owner at Primrose Valley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. As new owners we do appreciate all feedback. It was good to meet you both and hope the sunburn has gone down! Natasha and Mihaka More 

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