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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful view, great rooms and the kindest owner ever! He drove us all the way to Truro to try to catch a train we had missed. Best B & B we ever stayed in. St Ives is awesome. Will always remember this and hopefully we'll return soon.

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Thank Martin T
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to B& B and Carbis Bay Very friendly welcome - as if staying with family / friends Nothing was too much trouble Not perfect but owners are great Fabulous area Also great meal at the sister restaurant On shore Will be back

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Thank Ios123
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Location was faultless, 5 min walk from the train station which gets you to the beautiful St Ives in 10 mins for £2 return! You can be on the beach at Carbis Bay in minutes. The room was tight for space but clean, the shower was uncomfortably small and not very powerful not ideal for washing long hair!! The breakfasts... More 

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1 Thank Brains8
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We stayed here the end of July for 3 days, very nice and clean. The room was on the top floor with a sea view which was amazing. The only downside was the early breakfast, 8:30 am. It would have been better to have a later breakfast. The bathroom was small but was adequate for what we needed. On the... More 

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Thank Maria E
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Our room (no. 3) was comfortable and clean, with lovely sea views; parking arrangements were fine, the location is good and breakfast was O.K. although I was surprised that the cat is allowed to roam around the tables and in and out of the kitchen. The owners also have a restaurant in the town and that seems to take up... More 

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Thank Ted6667
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

having booked for the weekend at short notice we were pleasantly surprised by how good this hotel was. although the room was small, it was well equipped and clean. the owner was friendly and helpful . only a 30 min walk to st ives via coastal path or a £2 open top bus journey. breakfast was superb . only problem... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were going to be in Paris but due to circumstances beyond our control we made a quick plan to go to St Ives, The last minute nature of our visit was such that we had a limited choice and the cheaper hotels and B&B's were booked. On the Plus side the Parking was really easy and the view from... More 

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1 Thank RussellBristol
Devon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Have just returned from a three night stay. The bed was comfortable and the room had a lovely sea view, however, the en-suit was tiny! Breakfast was OK, but some fresh fruit and a greater range of cereal would have been nice. Cooked breakfast only available 8:30 till 9:00, when another guest asked for an earlier breakfast, we could hear... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Really enjoyed our stay. We had a nice room on the top floor with amazing sea views. The staff were very friendly and accommodated to our needs (we needed to be out early so they set out breakfast for us), and when we were there, the cooked breakfast was good. It is in a good location and is a 5... More 

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1 Thank 96charley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Nice and cosy B&B, close to train station (less 5 minutes walk), silence at night, friendly staff (they even gave us chocolate eggs for Easter), good english breakfast (egg, bacon, mushrooms, sausages, toast, tea), comfortable beds, but small bathroom.

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Borthalan Hotel

Address: off Boskerris Rd, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: $92 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Borthalan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Borthalan Hotel St Ives
The Borthalan Hotel St Ives, Cornwall
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in St Ives
#8 On the Beach Hotel in St Ives
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