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4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Ayr, St Ives TR26 1EQ, England
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Ranked #51 of 104 St Ives B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
syrandall Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in room 6. This is a single room with a double bed squeezed in. Sitting in the dining room was not a pleasant experience. The tables were squeezed in far too tight. The owners could improve on the one hour given for breakfast and extend it at weekends. As most people on holiday would like a lie in... More

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Minehead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was expecting a lot more. Found the room on late Rooms as we were in Wadebridge and wanted to revisit St Ives as we hadn`t been there for a number of years. Was unable to book on the late Rooms site so rang the "Guest House" directly and was told the only room available was a "superior double" at an... More

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A thorough inspection of this property revealed nothing to concern the Inspector. Indeed, the quality of breakfast napkins (starched linen) epitomised the attention to detail at this property. Granted, it involves walking up a hill from town and the car park could be tricky to the owner of a large car but these are minor points which cannot be changed... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had left it a bit late to book our stay and after ringing a few places, the guys at The Nook worked wonders to fit 5 of us in. Easy to find and tucked away from the main drag, it has everything you need for a B&B. We arrived rather early and they had our rooms ready by 1030... More

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East Yorkshire
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St Ives was heaving when I stayed there in early July 2014. As pretty as the place is, the crowds in the summer evenings are more than I can face so I was glad to be staying slightly out of town at the Nook. My room was a single and I am a big bloke so it felt rather "tight".... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My wife and myself have recently returned home after staying in St Ives at the Nook for a week long break 7 night stay . We found that the hotel was very comfortable clean and spotless the staff were to say the least very friendly and helpful the Breakfast very good with plenty of scope to change things around the... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

fter struggling to find somewhere we happened on the Nook. It is a nice place and not too far to walk into St Ives. Our room (No 4) was tiny and felt a bit hemmed in. It was very hot aswell which didnt help. Breakfast was very good and the staff super and welcoming. Parking is very tight but we... More

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Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We have just returned from a 4 night stay at the Nook. Lovely and comfortable beds, all you can eat breakfast, and clean and very welcoming surroundings. All the staff we met were very friendly and couldn't do enough for you (as it should be ) and I would thoroughly recommend a stay here for anyone wishing to visit the... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

A lovely little B@B to spend a few nights in St Ives. The directions to find the place were really helpful. Parking was a bit tight and incurred a £2 a night charge, which is reasonable I suppose. The room was comfy, though the bathroom was tiny! The staff are lovely and provide an exceptional level of customer service. The... More

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Hertfordshire
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129 reviews 129 reviews
60 hotel reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I stayed at the Nook for 3 nights when participating in a charity walk along the cornish coast. It's a lovely property, well maintained and very clean with a pleasant lounge. I had booked a single room which was small but had a TV, chair, comfortable bed and bathroom with a good shower. The B & B is a converted... More

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Address: Ayr, St Ives TR26 1EQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Nook 4*
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The Nook St Ives, Cornwall

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