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Dudley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We stayed at the hotel 22nd to 26th September 2014 during the 2nd week of the festival in St. Ives. We booked late but were very pleased with the hotel and room. Whilst a smallish room it was very clean and overlooked the garden which was lit up at night. This hotel has lots of parking which is a definite... More 

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stives
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

we visit St Ives once or twice a year and always stay at the Chy an Albany, the staff are always friendly to us and we always stay in the same room a bit more expensive but great views of the bay and at breakfast you have plenty of choices and if you want to dine in the lighthouse in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

We had a last minute deal and paid 75. For the price we paid it was ok. The room was at the rear facing the car park. The view at front of the hotel was nice so if possible get one of those. The wall were a little thin. The breakfast was nice and had really good service. I can't... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

After reading the reviews before we went we were presently surprised. Unlike some others we had a lovely spacious room on the 3rd floor, nice bed, adequate bathroom and very quiet. I suppose as with all hotels it depends who is staying in the next room! Tea & coffee making facilities, although the biscuits we had on the first day... More 

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Fittleworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had the most fabulous stay, the staff were all very friendly and helpful. The hotel was nice and clean. The breakfasts were plentiful and the evening meal was superb. We had a sea view room which was amazing, the room was more than adequate. We will be returning.

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I've stayed in places that were a third of the cost that were much better. Over £100 a night was a complete joke. Guess it was the location because it certainly wasn't the hotel standard you were pay for. We had to be moved out of the first room after a night as the noise from other guests was intollerable.... More 

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Julia B, Manager at Chy-An-Albany, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your productive feedback regarding your last visit here at the hotel. I am sorry to hear that you were not pleased with your initial room, but I am glad we were able to locate you to another quieter room. Our deluxe rooms are much larger which might be worth considering when booking if you would... More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We have just had a 2 night stay at the Chy An Albany and enjoyed it.The staff are great,very polite and helpful and they do it with a smile which is nice to see. The breakfast is lovely plenty to eat and well done.The shower room is small but okay,i would come back again and its only a short walk... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The single room was spacious and comfortable. Free wifi all over the hotel, a lovely garden, great views from the dining room and also the separate bar. Nice friendly staff and well prepared breakfasts. I had a lovely stay here, and it was very convenient for walking the very short distance to either the beach or the centre of St... More 

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luton
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Checked into this hotel late on Thursday evening, having not found availability elsewhere. £120 for the night with breakfast. Had to pay before we went to room.When we saw the room, it was as basic as you could get with a tiny ensuite (toilet, sink & shower). Theres no porter, so you have to take luggage yourself from the carpark... More 

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Julia B, Manager at Chy-An-Albany, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your feedback, however after investigating your stay in detail and I can see that you arrived wanting a room and asked to see a Standard Double room only. People that have not booked with the hotel previously are required to pay up front but we always offer for you to see the room first.... More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Very nice hotel, ideally situated with a short 10 minute walk to the harbour. Lovely views from our room. The breakfasts were very good, amazing choices. Excellent quality. Rather a steep hill upto the hotel, but taxis readily available at the bottom of the hill. St Ives is delightful, had a lovely relaxing stay there.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • 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: $80 - $236 (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
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in St Ives
#7 Romantic Hotel in St Ives
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