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Pedn Olva Hotel

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West Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EA, England
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's tradition on arrival for a day trip to st Ives to make first port of call here! With stunning views over st Ives, lovely terraces to sit and relax on its just a perfect place to sit and unwind in the sun. I would imagine staying here in the rooms would be lovely.

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32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Managed to get a table on the day for 8 which isn't easy in St Ives...and was sat in the main restaurant overlooking Porthminster Beach. The food, service and staff were all fantastic and very reasonable I thought. Would visit again.

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited on the 21st of July. We have enjoyed visiting the roof top terraces in recent years, to have a drink, relax and take in the stunning view. This year however, we found the terraces to be sub-standard. The tables were covered in empty glasses, half eaten food and rubbish strewn around the floor. The smell from unemptied ash trays... More 

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped for a drink here on a hot summers day and sat on the roof terrace seats. Plenty of outside seating with really stunning views right over the sea and across to St Ives bay. Is popular but seats and tables become available quick as there are so many so you won't wait long - One of the best sea... More 

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warks
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us had the sirloin steak and my wife had the salmon.She said hers was wonderful.Mum and son were very happy with their sirloin.Me less so but it was OK.The young staff were very good as were the stunning views of the ocean and beaches.The bar overlooks the town and as the moon glistened over the outgoing tide we... More 

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PednOlva_Hotel, General Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent visit to the Pedn Olva. I am delighted that you were impressed by our stunning views and that you found the staff to be friendly yet professional. I am pleased that the food you had was enjoyable and must apologise if all dishes weren't up to our... More 

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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, this hotel is in an amazing location - very close to the main harbour restaurants but just so slightly removed in the warren that it feels like an escape. The location is wonderful. So are the staff. The focus on customer service is wonderful, and all staff were pleasant, helpful and went out their way to help -... More 

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PednOlva_Hotel, General Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay at the Pedn Olva. I am pleased that you were impressed by our location and that you received our usual high standards of customer service. I will of course pass on your lovely comments to Sue and the rest of the team. I must apologise if the cleanliness of the tables was... More 

manchester
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have just returned from a 5 day stay at Pedn Olva . I took my dog as it was advertised as pet friendly. I was absolutely delighted with my stay at the Pedn Olva. Everything about this hotel is fantastic . My room was lovely comfortable bed , clean and well maintained as it was a pet friendly they... More 

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PednOlva_Hotel, General Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay at the Pedn Olva. I am pleased that you were delighted with your stay as we do endeavour to offer high standards in a friendly yet professional manner. As you mentioned we do have some of the most stunning views on offer in St Ives thanks to our enviable location.... More 

Cheshire, U.K.
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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always stop at this hotel for a drink on the terrace to soak in the views when we first arrive in St.Ives every September for the last few years. No better way to start a holiday. This time we stayed for 3 nights for a long weekend for my husband's 50th birthday, a real treat. We stayed in what... More 

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PednOlva_Hotel, General Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay at the Pedn Olva. Happy 50th Birthday to your Husband!! I am pleased that we were able welcome you back and to stay with us this time. As you mention the rooms are compact and unfortunately when the hotel was first built some 60 years ago, ensuites were not factored into the... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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415 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like being surrounded by sea and the sound of waves crashing against the rocks below, this is the hotel for you Really nice friendly efficient staff everywhere. Breakfast to die for with a huge choice, including freshly cooked English etc, sorry Cornish!!. We had a very enjoyable dinner the first evening facing porthminster beach and were fortunate to... More 

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PednOlva_Hotel, General Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us at the Pedn Olva. I am delighted that you impressed with the hotels enviable location and enjoyed the high quality food that we offer. I will of course pass your comments on to the team who take great pride in providing a friendly yet professional service. I will... More 

Bridlington, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While on holiday in St.Ives in June called with the intention of having a bar meal.the first evening we called we were curtly told no food available due to the fact they had no gas.The second time we called [don't ask me why we gave them a second chance,bad mistake]we were told no food because they had no water.Come on,this... More 

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PednOlva_Hotel, General Manager at Pedn Olva Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review of your recent visits to the Pedn Olva. I must apologise that we were unable to provide you with food on the two occasions that you visited us. Unfortunately on both times these were things that were unforeseeable and beyond our reasonable control. The gas issue was due to a technical fault and the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Pedn Olva, with the sea only thirty feet below and flanked by golden sands, is founded on blue-black granite rocks on the southern shores of St. Ives Harbour and Bay. Contemporary, romantic and breathtaking are but a few ways to describe the Pedn Olva, with its 29 distinctive bedrooms, restaurant, bar, terraces and outdoor heated swimming pool that make it an ideal stay for a getaway break, special meal or relaxing lunch. The plethora of windows facing the sea allows our guests to be as close as you can get to floating on the sea without leaving dry land. A safe haven for watching winter storms in front of a granite open fire, or seeing dolphins and seals playing in the bay from our sun drenched terraces. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pedn Olva Hotel

Address: West Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: $218 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pedn Olva Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Pedn Olva St Ives
Pedn Olva Hotel St Ives, Cornwall
Hotel Pedn Olva
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in St Ives
#6 Romantic Hotel in St Ives
#7 Family Hotel in St Ives
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