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22 reviews
Back of Smearton's Pier on lovely October day
From Pier view across bay to Porthminster beach cafe in October sunshine
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The Tate St Ives
Starlings on the Pier
The infamous Ice Cream snatcher on Smearton's Pier
Sunset from Clodgy Point 15 minutes walk from apartment
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Condo/Apartment -
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
St Ives, Cornwall, England

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Jennifer...
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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“A Delightful Stay in a Wonderful Position.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

What a fantastic time. My partner and I were greeted by the most lovely lady who owned the The Old Salthouse. She couldn't do enough for us, or have
been more friendly and informative on where to go and what to do.
A terrific position, so close to the lovely beach, the harbour, the shops and art galleries in the most quaint streets. St Ives is a real gem, with so much to see and do, but we think it was our accommodation that made our week.

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Liked best: Feeling very special and taken care of by the owner of the property.
Liked least: We don't have a least.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sharon S
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Magnificent, great apartment, everything to hand and a (much coveted) parking space!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Thanks to Shirley & Tim for an excellent two weeks in St Ives. The apartment was outstanding, very clean and to have your own parking space was an added bonus. The Car rarely moved as everywhere is within walking distance. We reccomend Sky's Diner on Fore Street and if you want a BIG Breakfast or traditional roast dinner we suggest Smokey Joe's (Transport Cafe with class) at Blackwater, making sure you say hello to Aubrey who'll sing for you all night!
Love St Ives, will be back again.......... Soon.

Graham & Sharon Smith

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Liked best: Everything, not a thing disappointed.
Liked least: Nothing.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Bourne End, United Kingdom
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: No sea view!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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London, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

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Liked best: It was so much bigger than we were expecting.
Liked least: The weather :-) but the owners can't do anything about at. Fortunately St. Ives is always wonderful.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Rachael N
Warrington, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Our once a year little piece of St Ives heaven. Just perfect.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013 for a stay in August 2012

My husband, 16 year old son and I have been coming to The Old Salthouse for 1 week every year for the last 7 years which has to be a recommendation in itself. The apartment is kept spotless and very well maintained by the ever so helpful owner Shirley and Tim. Location of this apartment is second to none if you love being a few steps from the stunningly beautiful Porthmeor beach, shops, restaurants and harbour front. We arrive sat, park the car in the car spot right outside (can this be yet another bonus!!!) and it doesn't move for 7 days. We absolutely adore this place and look forward to our week of peace and quiet with lots of bodyboarding thrown in and bbq's on the beach.

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Liked best: Everything!!!!
Liked least: Leaving!!!!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jetweaver
Derbyshire
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2 reviews
“A Superb ground floor apartment, in a lovely location with parking !!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013 for a stay in September 2012

This apartment is situated in a lovely area of St Ives, very close to Porthmeor beach with it's own private entrance.
The apartment is only a short walk away from restaurants, shops and the heart of St Ives.
Inside the apartment there is everything you could wish for for a relaxing holiday.
Car parking right next to the apartment is a real bonus especially in this area!
I would not hesitate to recommend this apartment to my friends.
My wife and I have already booked a further 2 weeks stay in summer 2013 which is a testament to the apartment and quality of stay!

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Having to leave!!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Francinek...
Worcester
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Lovely apartment, great spot and parking!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2013 for a stay in December 2011

It is in a very good location with parking - which is a huge advantage in St Ives. The Apartment is just a few steps away from the shops, galleries, restaurants and beaches, yet inside it is so peaceful and homely, furnished to a very high standard and i found the apartment to have everything i needed for a wonderful break. We came over new year and had a fantastic time in the town. Would recommend to anyone.

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Liked best: Lovely apartment with parking and great location
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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