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4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Ayr, St Ives TR26 1EQ, England
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Ranked #50 of 104 St Ives B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
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    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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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 3 weeks ago

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 hotel reviews
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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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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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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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Adelaide, Australia
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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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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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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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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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