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Trench Lane | Old Town, TR21 0PA, England
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Carn Ithen
Ranked #3 of 38 St Mary's B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at Carn Ithen for a week and had a great time. Carn Ithen is located in Old Town, which is around a 15-20 min walk from the Quay where the boat from Penzance docks. It is in a quiet residential road just 50 metres from a lovely beach. There are several places within a few mins walk to... More

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful first stay in Scilly. Danni and Nigel are perfect hosts with great recommendations for sights to see from Nigel and amazing breakfasts from Danni! Could not have stayed in a better b&b and we hope to return

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Four of us stayed for 4 nights; our accommodation, hosts and the breakfasts absolutely made our holiday. Nigel and Danni are superb hosts with a wonderful enthusiasm and knowledge of the Islands. The house is in a quiet cul-de-sac between a beach and a nature reserve. The house is not that conveniently close to the main town but Golf buggies... More

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Stourport on Severn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Excellent accommodation and food, delightful and knowledgeable hosts, within 100 yards of the sea and a nature walk - what more could you ask for?? We wrote in the visitors book "as good as it gets" and it is!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Very nice stay with Nigel and Danni recently. Scilly was beautiful and a great time of year to see the flowers. Nigel's recommendations for the island trips were spot on. Lots of eating choices and easy to get around on foot.

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Cuckfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed 5 nights at Carn Ithen at the beginning of May this year. The islands are stunningly beautiful and have an abundance of bird life - one of the main reasons for our visit. We have stayed at a lot of B&Bs and we rate Carn as one of the very best. Our hosts Danni and Nigel were fantastic... More

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Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

If a rating of 5 is what we should give for good, clean, comfortable and spacious accommodation, with a good breakfast and in a delightful location only yards from a beach in a sheltered cove, it's still not enough for Carn Ithen! Still to be added are the tasteful modern art work adorning the walls and hosts Danni and Nigel's... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights at Carn Ithen back in March this year. The islands are the most beautiful you will ever see and it feels like you are abroad with the glorious weather. Both Nigel and Danni who run Carn Ithen were just fabulous. They are both so welcoming and warm and nothing is ever too much trouble.. and... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We stayed at Carn Ithen in Sept 2013. The room was very comfortable, the breakfasts were delicious and Danni & Nigel were very accommodating. Thank you both for making our holiday so memorable. Scilly is the sort of place you just don't want to leave!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

This was our third trip to Carn Ithen and yet again Nigel and Danni were excellent hosts. Fantastic breakfasts and an impressive local knowledge of the islands and wildlife. Will definitely be back again next year!

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Address: Trench Lane | Old Town, TR21 0PA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Isles of Scilly > St Mary's
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Carn Ithen Isles Of Scilly, England

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Quiet location less than 100 yards from Old Town beach and Lower Moors nature trail. Perfect place to unwind. AGA-cooked breakfasts a speciality. Light and airy double rooms, two with en-suite and one with own private bathroom. ... more   less 
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