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Chy-An-Albany

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The view was great, the breakfast also. It did not have a path for stroller in the entrance so we had to carry it by ourselves. Not much facilities besides the bar- restaurant and mini shop. You have to make a deal to lower the price. However it was good.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent two nights (Thurs and Fri) in July. The hotel is a little challenging to get to - up a tight bend with equally tight parking spaces (but at least it has parking!) We were in a family room which was small and somewhat dated and downbeat. The hotel rooms are budget quality in everything but price. The hotel... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arrived here after 9 hour train journey. The staff at reception were helpful and nothing was too much trouble. My room was a last minute booking and the only room left. It was a twin and although the shower and loo facilities were small it was immaculate. I had a bar meal which was cooked to perfection, piping hot and... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is on the fringe of town on a hill, so if you don´t mind walking ten or so minutes downhill to get to town and about 15 minutes uphill back, then the location is fine. My room was small, the carpeting and chair upholstery stained, the shower spary very weak and there was barely hot water. The windows,... More 

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Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the best weekend at the Chy An Albany! Staff were wonderful, friendly and helpful. Polly in particular was so helpful on reception, giving us a map and marking out routes to the seafront. Other reviews have suggested rooms and décor are dated, but I would argue 'quaint' is a better description. No it is not ultra-modern and clean lines... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed at this hotel on a number of occasion since 2002. However, on this occasion we opted for the studio apartment on 3rd floor with stunning views of the Atlantic and the St Ives peninsular. The apartment was very spacious with a small kitchen and well appointed bathroom. Crucially, it was very quiet. Our only criticism, if you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St. Ives is a must see on the Cornish coast. The Ch An Albany is just up the hill a bit from the village and also a short walk from the beach. The rooms were clean and accommodated our family of four. They also offered gluten-free options at breakfast and dinnerwhich is important for our family. The restauarant has excellent... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly greeting on arrival room very clean bathroom a little small if stay longer next time would prefer a room with sea views. Breakfast a good selection of cereal s etc. Cooked breakfast from buffet was warm but not always to everyone s taste but there is a cooked to order menu which we will try next time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely greeting from receptionist ,was a good start .Beautiful room ,room 4 absolutely huge with balcony with superb views. We ate in the bistro again a very attentive waitress ,nothing to much trouble .We bough had steak cooked to perfection ,at a table overlooking the sea. Cross over the road and down a slope and your on the beach... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I feel a bit mixed reviewing this hotel, the location is perfect a short walk from the town and beautiful views of the sea! We were staying for the weekend for my friends wedding, i asked if we could check in early and the receptionist was extremely accommodating rushing the room to get cleaned so we could get ready with... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Providing comfortable accommodation with every amenity you would expect from a luxury award winning AA 3 star rated Hotel in Cornwall. The Chy an Albany occupies a wonderfully elevated site with magnificent views overlooking Portminster beach and St Ives Bay in Cornwall.Only a short walk into town and with ample free off road car parking.The hotel provides an ideal base to explore St. Ives and its renowned Tate Gallery, as well as the quaint harbour side, cobbled streets and collection of beautiful beaches that have captivated artists and tourists for over a century. The hotel is also just a short walk from the train station at the bottom of the hill (approximately 3 minutes). The new 'Lighthouse Bistro' is an art-themed restaurant, showcasing a wide range of art from local artists. The gallery-style restaurant offers contemporary dining using the very freshest local vegetables and produce, fish straight from the sea and Cornish made cheeses alongside exotic foods and wines from around the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chy-An-Albany

Address: Albany Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: $87 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chy-An-Albany 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Chy-An-Albany Hotel St Ives
Chy-An-Albany St Ives, Cornwall
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#5 Family Hotel in St Ives
#7 Romantic Hotel in St Ives
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