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Rivendell Guest House

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7 Porthminster Terrace, St Ives TR26 2DQ, England
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Ranked #27 of 102 St Ives B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
shirl123 Cheshire, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Angela & Barrie are the perfect hosts, nothing is too much trouble for them, a lovely friendly b & b.I say the best in St. Ives, Cornwall. The rooms are beautifully kept, beautiful views too, The breakfasts are great, plenty of choice, delious home cooked bacon and eggs, fresh bread every day. Angela & Barry are keen to let you... More 

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

Angela and Barry were the perfect hosts. The bedroom was more like a boutique hotel, and beautifully kept. Breakfast was not only delicious but was an event in itself as Angela brings a birthday cupcake, card and balloon for guests celebrating their birthday. Barry's beautiful photography of the area also decorates the house. Outstanding hosts and outstanding good value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Just spent a long bank holiday here and had a great time. Angela and Barrie are the perfect hosts- welcoming and friendly. Rooms are modern, exceptionally clean and tastefully decorated. Breakfast is great with plenty of choice. Nothing is too much trouble and Angela is keen to ensure you know what's out and about. Perfectly situated a few minutes walk... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We booked to stay 3 nights at the Rivendell on a recommendation from a colleague. We were very impressed by the hospitality and the lovely warm welcome we had after a very long drive. On arrival we were greeted by Angela (who we quickly fell in love with) who after showing us to our room (with an amazing sea view)... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We've just returned from a lovely weekend in St Ives & doubt we could have found a better place to stay! Angela is so friendly, made us feel totally welcome & upgraded us to a sea view room on arrival as they were quiet, a gesture we really appreciated as the room was beautiful. The guest house is light, airy... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Rivendell is the best in Cornwall to stay, fantastic couple who own it, so friendly, clean, fantastic breakfasts, so convenient for the shops, quaint cafes and beach. A must for anyone wanting a great holiday. We loved it there.

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

A wonderful welcome sets the scene and everything goes on from strength to strength. Good rooms, excellent breakfast, tea and coffee making in rooms. Each guest is made to feel important and to be honest it feels like you are staying with friends, even if it is your first visit!! It is well situated for all that St Ives has... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Rivendell in May. Angela and Barrie made us so welcome. Its the sort of guest house that I would really like to keep a secret as it is quite perfect really. The breakfasts are lovely. The bedrooms are beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean.The parking is a real bonus too. Will certainly go back.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Great place, great hosts. Was thinking about staying with a hotel but very expensive. This was cheaper so was a risk, paid off massively as it was a really nice place. Breakfast could not be faulted. Room had everything required. Space was limited in room 5 but thumbs up regardless. Ace view from room. I hope they get good business... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stay at Rivendell as often as we possibly can. Fantastic clean and comfortable rooms, with all the little extras that you may forget. Good to have parking. Only a very short walk down to the town, bit of a hill to come back but gets easier everytime you do it, or get a taxi or bus, not expensive. Stayed... More 

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