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Primrose Valley Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2ED, England
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Ranked #6 of 25 hotels in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here recently for our post wedding 'mini-moon' and I think it is safe to say that we have mixed feelings. Positives first. The hotel is really near to the beach and to St Ives. Breakfast was really nice and it was fantastic to see the locally sourced ingredients were a real selling point. They knew it was our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent a couple of nights here on our honeymoon. The room was very cosy but it is a lovely hotel. All new fresh décor. The breakfasts are great, freshly made to order! Great location for the beach and the St. Ives 'centre'

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

If you are coming by car, be absolutely certain to read (and possibly memorise) the admirably detailed instructions provided by the hotel. The final approach is exhilarating and unforgettable! The staff at the Primrose Valley Hotel deserve the highest praise; they were hospitable, knowledgeable, helpful and courteous. Nothing was too much trouble for them. The hotel rightly prides itself on... More

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Holywell, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very modern hotel that was a pleasure to stay in, we stayed in room 2 with sea views and a balcony loverly, the hotel is only a 2 minute walk to train station and 5 mins to the centre of St Ives, don't worry the trains don't disturb you. Staff are very friendly, hotel is very clean and breakfast was... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back today from St Ives Cornwall, had a great break (only 4 days) we really enjoyed our stay at Primrose Valley Hotel, Jake is a top bloke couldn't have done enough. The breakfast was lovely, staff very polite and helpful, we left this morning before breakfast but we were left a lovely packed lunch by Jake, very taste... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's our second time here, and we really like the hotel. We stayed in a large sea facing room with a balcony and had marvellous views. It's lovely at night just listening to the waves. The location is great, we came by train, and everything is close by. The staff are really friendly and helpful, and the breakfasts are delicious,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned having spent a fantastic week at Primrose Valley. We arrived early but our room was quickly prepared, Whilst Jake provided complimentary tea. Jake also helped carry our luggage to the room. The room had a King size bed, settee, table and 2 chairs,but still had lots of space. The en suite was good in size, for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the primrose from the 18th to the 20th of July. We stayed in room number 1,which is the room with a patio area. The room it's self is quite small especially the bathroom you can't really have 2 people in there at the same time,but never the less every thing is in good working order. The hotel... More

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Bollington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from two weeks at the Primrose Valley, from the minute we arrived to the moment that we reluctantly had to leave the level of service provided by the excellent hotel staff was second to none. They really helped to make our holiday unforgettable. We stayed in a 1st floor seaveiw room, the views from the balcony were nothing... More

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Cheshire, UK
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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights. After a long drive to St Ives and having struggled to find the hotel we were met by Jake who welcomed us with a much needed complimentary coffee. We immediately relaxed into our break in this lovely hotel. Our room was clean and well equipped with a little outside patio area. There was a good... More

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Address: Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2ED, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Primrose Valley Hotel 3*
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Primrose Valley Hotel in St Ives, Cornwall is an Award winning Edwardian seaside villa which has been redesigned to offer modern, relaxed and stylish comfort just seconds from the beautiful Blue Flag Porthminster Beach. 10 rooms with a fabulous bar. It was the first Cornish hotel to win green accreditation, and was 2009 winner in the Cornwall Sustainability awards. ... more   less 
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