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The Olive Branch

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Retford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

just had a wonderful five nights in the olive branch, Justin and Julie are great hosts, very friendly and helpful. our room was spotless with everything we needed, Breakfast was excellent. George is a super family member. Would recommend this guest house

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful week at the Olive Branch with our friendly hosts Justin, Julie and adorable George, from the minute we arrived we had a warm and friendly welcome, room was spotless, with Tea making facilities, fresh towels, hairdryer, great ensuite bathroom, tv and very comfy bed, Justin was great with all the local information and some great tips and...

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theolivebranchstives, Owner at The Olive Branch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review, we are glad you enjoyed yourselves with us at The Olive Branch, it was a pleasure having you here and looking after you. We meet some great people in this line of work and last week was no exception. Hope to see you again next year. Kind regards Julie &...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked in for a week the room was lovely so clean and well equipped. We had to go back early because of an injury to my ankle .Justin and Julie were so kind offering me ice packs etc. We loved George the dog and would recommend the olive branch to anyone. We will go back again and try not to...

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theolivebranchstives, Owner at The Olive Branch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review, it was lovely meeting the two of you, be it for shorter than planned. We do hope your ankle is getting better, and that you are resting it as advised? Kind Regards Julie, Justin & George

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a short pre Easter break to St.Ives for three nights and the stay was wonderful.Justin and Julie were as other people have commented very friendly and helpful and the B&B was spotless and very up to date.The breakfast's were very goodwith a wide selection and nothing was too much bother for the couple.Recommended as one of the best...

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theolivebranchstives, Owner at The Olive Branch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write us a review, we are glad you enjoyed your break with us. Please come and see us again, you'd be very welcome. Kind regards Julie & Justin

Cannock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We stayed for a three night break in March. The property is in an ideal location with just a short walk to the Harbour & Sea Front. Our spotlessly clean room included seating giving us a beautiful view overlooking St Ives Bay. The owners of the B & B were extremely friendly & offered advice on places to visit &...

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theolivebranchstives, Owner at The Olive Branch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay at The Olive Branch. We love what we do and its a pleasure offering advice to guests so you can all maximise your holiday time. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Julie & Justin

Luton
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely B&B, clean, well appointed rooms & bathroom and great location in St Ives. Our hosts Justin & Julie were warm & friendly & their dog George is a cutie.. the breakfasts were very good, well cooked & presented, with plenty of choice, even smoked salmon..Stayed at the end of March for my Birthday & they kindly gave me a...

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theolivebranchstives, Owner at The Olive Branch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review, we are glad you enjoyed your birthday get away at The Olive Branch we enjoyed having you. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Julie & Justin

Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Not a single bad word to say about our stay at The Olive Branch! Julie, Justin and gorgeous George were without doubt the most friendly, welcoming hosts (and dog) we've ever experienced in all of our B&B stays over many years. The room was warm, comfortable and spotlessly clean, excellent shower, love the mirror demister! 10 minute walk into town,...

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theolivebranchstives, Owner at The Olive Branch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review, we are really pleased you enjoyed yourselves here with us at The Olive Branch we enjoyed having you. You are not the only ones who liked the sausages George is quite keen on them too! Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Julie, Justin & George

Reviewed 2 April 2017

I cannot fault my stay at The Olive Branch from when we arrived Justin, Julie & George (the adorable dog) made us feel at home. With a warm welcome & comfortable room we didn't want to leave. St Ives is a beautiful place in all weather conditions and the accommodation was the cherry on top. Not to forget Julie's homemade...

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theolivebranchstives, Owner at The Olive Branch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, we love what we do and its always pleasing to here we are getting it right. As for the veggie sausages, there is no need for meat free sausages to be tasteless and boring not in my kitchen anyway! Kind...

Bristol
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a fabulous weekend break in St Ives with friends a surprise for my husbands birthday, Julie and Justin were in on the secret and were great. I cannot recommend the Olive Branch highly enough very hospitable hosts lovely breakfasts and the rooms were clean, comfortable with excellent facilities. We will definitely return again and if Julie and...

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theolivebranchstives, Owner at The Olive Branch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review, we are glad you enjoyed yourselves with us at The Olive Branch, it was lovely meeting you all, and was so glad your secret stayed intact. (only just!) We'll keep you posted with 'Route 66'.................... I'm sure George would love having you as surrogate parents. Look forward to seeing you...

Brisbane,Queensland
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Arrived in a downpour but accommodation great. Given a front room which is spacious and super comfy bed. Owners very helpful and knowledgeable of area. Also loved George their dog and would have taken him home if I could. Bathroom a little small but clean and adequate and modern. Great internet also. Nice quiet area just 10 minutes walk into...

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theolivebranchstives, Owner at The Olive Branch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review, we are glad you enjoyed yourselves in St Ives, please come and see us again. Kind regards George, Julie & Justin

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Olive Branch is a superb holiday location in St Ives, Cornwall, just minutes from the harbour, town and 5 sandy beaches. Our Rooms We have five ensuite double rooms, four of which have sea views. Two of our double rooms can be converted to twin bedded rooms. There is also a single ensuite room. Breakfast We serve a traditional full English breakfast as well as vegetarian breakfasts and lighter options. St Ives St. Ives has a Mediterranean feel about it, with its maze of cobbled streets and alleyways, crescent shaped beaches with golden sands and turquoise sea - all set in the uniquely rugged granite landscape of West Cornwall. The holiday visitor in St Ives can find everything that they could wish for in a seaside resort. From the moment that you arrive in the town you will be stunned by the panoramic vistas that seem to greet you on every turn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Olive Branch

Address: 6 Porthminster Terrace, St Ives TR26 2DQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: $100 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Olive Branch 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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The Olive Branch St Ives, Cornwall
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“Room 4 clean & cosy, great for a rest.”
967joannae, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Front room for a small ocean view.”
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“Meet George the dog.”
andytsmith, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Maybe, first floor front with bay window.”
Chasukelumo, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 2 which had a nice sea view”
916fionap, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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