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Certificate of Excellence


#4 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Dunoon
Certificate of Excellence
**Book Direct For A Best Rate!** Enjoy spectacular sea views, meander through magical forests and experience our famous Argyll wildlife at St Ives Guest House, Dunoon. Scottish Victorian charm with modern day comfort and the insider secrets of Argyll and Cowal! Jon and Katia and their 3 children bought St Ives in July 2017 and completely refurbished and modernised it. It is now fresh, bright and modern with all amenities and creature comforts. All 7 bedrooms are en-suite and feature high-speed wifi (and a secure wired connection), Smart TV, comfortable bed, toiletries, soft towels, slippers and a hospitality tray with a good selection of teas, coffee and tea cakes. There is a guest lounge with stunning sea views, Smart TV , board games, books and toys. We have a well-stocked bar on site and offer delicious supper platters. St Ives is family-friendly and welcomes dogs with friendly owners.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Bay View


Full view
86Good for walkers
Grade: 86 out of 100
22Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
6Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
37Room tips
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We stayed for one night, we had no plans for the evening and the owner was happy to recommend local places to drink and eat. We enjoyed a couple of drinks at the hotel with the stunning view before going out in to Dunoon. The owner was was really attentive, friendly and
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This really is a lovely B&B. Our host Jon was so very welcoming and helpful - it seemed that nothing was too much trouble. The view from the front rooms (dining, lounge and our bedroom) was great and our dog really appreciated the immediate access to the beach from the front
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A wonderful location and beautiful place to stay. Great views of the bay and a lovely walk along the promenade to the town. The guest house has been tastefully decorated and warm and welcoming. The guest lounge is fantastic with a great view - just the place to enjoy the
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Beautiful wee place and delightful hosts who could not do more to assist and make our stay all the more pleasurable. Evidently recently refurbished, tasteful and comfortable throughout. Quite a find. Excellent.
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Had the pleasure of staying here for a couple nights. Owners John & Katia were very friendly and place was very well presented & incredibly clean. (You won me on the tunnocks in the room) 😎 Breakfast was a delight to eat and an amazing choice to be had. I would not hesitate in
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Response from 844katias, Owner at The St Ives
Responded Apr 1, 2019
Hi guys Thank you for 5 out of 5! We are so glad you had a great time and enjoyed our breakfast. We would be delighted to see you again. I'll make a note to double-up on the Tunnocks :-) Love Katia
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$138 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
st ives hotel
United KingdomScotlandCowal PeninsulaDunoon
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