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  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Cottage Hotel - St. Ives [3 Alpha & AA Three Star]Delightfully situated in extensive grounds overlooking Carbis Bay, 300 yards from the beach and two minutes' walk from the railway station linking Carbis Bay to St.Ives (5 minute journey). The restaurant and sun lounge have lovely views of the bay and there is a large ballroom with entertainment most evenings. There are two bars, snooker table and TV lounge. 80 rooms with central heating and bath or shower and WC. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer, intercom and TV with radio channels. The outdoor swimming pool is heated May - September. Two lifts serve most bedrooms (although entertainment room is only accessible via stairs) A Leisureplex Hotel
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Classic
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
71Somewhat walkable
Grade: 71 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
3Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Reviews (268)
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All reviews alfa travel coach trip steep hill sea view evening entertainment st ives alfa coaches entertainments room bit dated course evening meal swimming pool minute journey top floor enjoyed our stay pleasant stay the hotel is clean would recommend this hotel to anyone
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Lovely good hotel good transport links and train. Good was good and room ok.at Ives lovely and the staff in this hotel were great very helpful and kind.went on a coach holiday with alfa which was good.☺

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Awful journey with Alfa travel coach, shambles at Reading services.Suitcase are put on coach to Wales,and did not get it back until our return journey home, coach driver at Reading, I approached driver to confirm that my lost case was on the coach his own...More

1  Thank Lorraine W
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Just over a week ago my partner and i returned from a holiday in St Ives with Alfa staying at the Cottage Hotel in Carbis Bay and contrary to some negative reviews about the hotel we found the rooms spacious, clean and comfortable.The meals were...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Just returned from the Cottage Hotel with Alfa Travel with Russell the driver. It is a very nice hotel and a shame it is closing for good soon, wish staff well for the future. I had a single room No.46 with a sea view. Comfortable...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Me and two others stayed at this hotel for one night, the room was spotless the beds were comfortable and the front of house staff were extremely helpful especially the Hungarian lady she explained everything very well and was always putting herself out to help...More

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George G
October 30, 2018|
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Response from Stanley C | Reviewed this property |
i agree with the above sentiments, it would have been a nice touch from alfa at last for the loyal customers who have travelled with them
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George G
October 14, 2018|
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Response from nigejus | Reviewed this property |
Yes we stayed here in April. We new it was closing at the end of this year but not sure of the exact date. Real shame because we loved it. Great location and great views across the bay. Feel so sorry for the staff who all... More
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Room Tips
"book a room with a sea view"
daviddA4728JF
Sep. 18, 2018
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"Rooms on the side of the Hotel overlooking the gardens and with a view of the sea. We had room 16. ( only..."
janey886
Jul. 27, 2018
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"Top floor sea view room"
dennissimpson28
Jul. 15, 2018
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"a seaview room is a must"
stanleyc523
Jun. 29, 2018
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LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandSt IvesCarbis Bay
NUMBER OF ROOMS
80
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