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4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Ayr, St Ives TR26 1EQ, England
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Ranked #49 of 104 St Ives B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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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 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Great place to stay. Could not fault. Spotless and very well appointed. Had car parking available. Great breakfasts, very friendly and welcoming. Good location within easy walking distance of town centre. A very quiet location. Room was a good size with comfortable lounge and chairs.

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Crewe, England, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Just returned from 5 nights in Room 4 at the Nook. Comfortable room, nice surroundings. The only one thing I would say about the Nook is the parking is a bit tight as a not very large car park and you do have to pay £2 per night. Location of the Nook is good with a 10-15 minute walk to... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The Nook provides a comfortable stay in one of the most idyllic places in southwest England. The property is situated conveniently above the shops and beaches of St. Ives. The house is modest with modern furnishings and managed by very personable owners. Breakfast is ample however on the bland side. Wifi is free and works great. Parking is £2.00 per... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Just returned from a three night stay in The Nook. The staff were friendly and helpfull so checking in was painless. Our room was a little small but clean and comfortable the only problem we had was that it was to hot. Despite turning both radiators off the room stayed continually uncomfortably hot, we had to sleep with the window... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

I booked my room at the Nook on Booking.com and was happy with everything about the room, the breakfast, even the parking. The parking is a bit tight but it was soon resolved. The staff are very welcoming with no job too small. However on leaving i was given my bill which was £20 more than what booking had quoted... More

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TheNookStives, Owner at The Nook, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry for any confusion but I am pleased it was resolved at the point of checkout and we have confirmed that all The Nook's correspondence had the correct price. We will raise your points with our Booking.com contact. More

Great Chesterford, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We decided to go to Cornwall for our annual October holiday and chose St Ives as it is such a well known hub of cultural and artistic interest. We found The Nook online and after reading reviews on Tripadvisor decided to book a double room with ensuite shower for 3 nights. We chose the option of a room with a... More

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san antonio
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11 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We booked a double room with shower ensuite for 3 nights and were given the smallest room that we ever stayed in. We stayed in Room 6 and the dimensions of the room were about 8ft by 11ft. We could barely function here and had to use our engineering skills to get our luggage and ourselves into the room. The... 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 Hotel St Ives
Nook St Ives
Nook Hotel St Ives
The Nook St Ives, Cornwall

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The Nook guest house in St Ives, Cornwall, is close to the Porthmeor Surfing Beach, the Tate Gallery, St Ives Harbour and town centre.Our on-site car park means the guest house is an ideal base for exploring Cornwall’s spectacular coastline, gardens and countryside. If you want to stay closer to home you could simply soak up the beauty and atmosphere of St Ives with its art galleries and cobbled streets. The Nook offers bedrooms with full en-suite facilities and a modern and contemporary feel and has been awarded an AA 4 Star Gold Star Award for Guest Accommodation.For the safety and comfort of all our guests we operate a no smoking policy. Guests wishing to smoke may use the outside patio area. ... more   less 
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