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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location was great! Restaurant was excellent and set up for children and babies. Food was delicious! Compliments to the chef! The views were amazing...could have sat in the restaurant all day looking out! Staff were very good, just wish I knew their names to thank them. We had a really lovely stay and we'd love to come back! Thank you... More 

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1 Thank Jenni M
Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Jenni for your lovely review. I'm so glad to read you had such a pleasant time staying with us and enjoyed your meal so much. I do hope you'll be back again in the not-too-distant future! Kind regards, Peter. More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our week in St Ives a beautiful seaside town. We flew down from Scotland to Nequay then bused and taxi to St Ives. When we arrived initial impressions were good lovely room. Breakfast serving on the first morning was chaos however the food was perfect on arrival. The hotel is busy with weddings and staff are over stretched.... More 

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2 Thank Jenn300
Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Jenn for your balanced review. I am glad you enjoyed your food, as well as the views and that your husband enjoyed his treatment in the Spa. I will take your comments on board as we continue to improve and will also pass your praise on to Julie and Josh. Kind regards, Peter. More 

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cleanliness and the attention to detail. A damp room which smells to high heaven which was an apparent upgrade gives you a clue. 4 stars are in danger of shooting downwards to 1. A hotel with the potential to seduce you is in need of a major overhaul - not cleaning windows (inside) until asked says it all. £300+ a... More 

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1 Thank Freedabloo
Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Freedabloo. After you made us aware of this situation, we ensured your room was thoroughly cleaned and resolved your issues, as well as providing you with a free night in our suite. We are also currently in the process of replacing the bathtub. Following these actions, I am dismayed that you still elected to give us a one-star rating.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked 5 nights, non sea view twin room. Location is sensational but the room was so bad that we left after three sleepless nights. The minor niggles all started to mount making this a dreadful stay. No hairdryer, the milk cartons were off (out of date) and in spite of leaving a note about this and abut the TV not... More 

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3 Thank Uniweld
Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Uniweld, and thank you for taking the time to write this review. It is a pity you did not ask to be moved as I am sure we could have situated you in a room you were much happier with, though I am glad you liked the location so much. Kind regards, Peter. More 

Fleet, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ten minute walk into the heart of St Ives sitting above a beautiful beach offering stunning views. The hotel is geared around the views over the bay. Quality fittings throughout with a lovely spa for relaxing in with specific times for kids swimming so you can relax in peace if that's not your thing lol

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1 Thank JCLAPPISON
Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you JCLAPPISON for your review, I am glad to read you had such an enjoyable stay with us and that you loved the location and your time in the Spa. Kind regards, Peter. More 

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a relaxing spa morning treat for my girlfriend and myself followed by lunch. On arrival at 0950, the spa was very tranquil and we were looking forward to unwinding and chilling out. Imagine our surprise when we entered the spa pool only to find loads of screaming kids !!!! I complained, only to be told that hotel guests could... More 

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2 Thank Philip A
Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hello Philip, and thank you for taking to time to write your review. I am sorry to read that you felt your time in the spa to be disturbed by the children in the swimming pool but must emphasise that we do notify all Spa-users in advance on our Spa booking forms that children's swimming takes place daily from 10-11am.... More 

Camborne, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed overnight on our Wedding Anniversary. The same Hotel that we got Married in. It has changed since 10 Years ago, all for the better and it was good 10 Years ago. The staff are all really Bubbly and Helpful. The Spa & Swimming Pool is amazing.

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1 Thank Ricky M
Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Ricky and thank you for your five-star review. It is great that you chose our hotel as the location for your wedding anniversary, and as the venue of choice for your wedding 10 years ago. I am pleased to read that you feel we have gotten better and better over the years, and am glad you enjoyed your time... More 

Seaham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

St Ives is the coolest place ever there is so many dog friendly beaches and so many café 's to enjoy an ideal day out for all the family so very enjoyable I enjoyed so much and I have been going for the last 6 years it has never let me down a lot a lot of walking to be... More 

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Martha for your enthusiastic review; it was a pleasure to read! I am glad that you have chosen St Ives Harbour Hotel as your location of choice for 6 years, and hope you will enjoy staying with us for many years to come. Kind regards, Peter. More 

Oxford
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having researched hotels in st Ives on the internet I booked a three night stay for my mother and myself expecting a really modern, luxurious hotel. It is not cheap so my hopes were high . The website creates an expectation of a light, airy sophisticated hotel with space to relax and unwind so when we arrived, we were immediately... More 

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2 Thank Fitzgerald5
Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Fitzgerald for your fair and balanced review. I have noted the issues that you had and will take them on board as we move forward, but am glad that the hotel grew on you during your stay and that you would return again. I will also pass all of your comments on to the staff. Kind regards, Peter. More 

Upminster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a 4 night stay with my family at the St Ives Harbour Hotel and Spa in July. I was a bit nervous after reading some of the negative comments here, but was thrilled with our room, which had sea views. Very nice and comfortable. The bed was a bit too soft but that's just personal taste. The breakfasts... More 

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1 Thank Pauline D
Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Pauline for your shining review; it's fantastic to read how much you enjoyed your stay, particularly that you found it to be the most relaxing holiday you have ever had! I am glad you found all aspects of the hotel to be to your liking and very much look forward to welcoming you back next year. Kind regards,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
St Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa is perfectly positioned directly above Porthminster beach boasting stunning views across the water. Watch as the waves lap against the famous Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance and feel your troubles disappear. Explore the local harbour, as you meander through the cobbled streets, and then return for dinner at the Terrace Restaurant, serving up seasonal and local food, along with stunning sea views. The Harbour Spa provides the perfect hideaway, as you indulge in a soothing treatment and then unwind by the pool, gazing out to sea from the comfort of a lounger! Enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea, cocktail or light lunch on the alfresco dining terrace and soak up the sea air and sensational views. The 46 bedrooms offer complete comfort and some of the Superior Bedrooms have balconies - a perfect place to relax over a morning coffee with the papers or afternoon tea watching the boats sail by... ... more   less 

Additional Information about St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa

Address: The Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: $186 - $454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Porthminster Hotel St Ives
Porthminster St Ives
St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa St Ives, Cornwall
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in St Ives
#5 On the Beach Hotel in St Ives
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