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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is beautiful, staff are helpful, rooms are comfortable and immaculate and the views are spectacular. The hotel has excellent facilities, ample parking and is situated beach front on the beautiful beach of Carbis Bay. We had a wonderful time, the hotel made it very special and we will definitely be returning. Highly recommend.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

It all looked so promising from downstairs. Our first bedroom overlooked a flat roof with a noisy chimney so we asked to move and we're taken to a floor above and a room which overlooked a rear outside staircase, much quieter but still not pretty. The roman blinds were broken, it took two days to have a bulb put in...

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Orpington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Carbis Bay Hotel for two nights at the end of Nov 2016. Location is fantastic. Great views over the beautiful bay, right on the beach, and access to the coastal path couldn't be easier. Hotel was lovely, and very friendly. We made use of the spa. Food was very nice, with 'specials' on the menu changing every...

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Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was part of a multi-venue birthday trip, actually in August 2015. When we arrived we found there was absolutely no parking, you would think they would keep a few allocated spots for guests. We had to park a distance away and then drag our luggage up to the hotel and move the car later. We stayed one night in...

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a weekend staying in a hotel in St Ives. We arrived in the area before 8am so fancied some breakfast and a great view so called into the Carbis Bay Hotel for breakfast. Very friendly and dedicated staff, amazing 5* choice of breakfasts that will definitely satisfy and impress everyone including even those sadly suffering with allergy concerns...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this place amazing. We've stayed in one of the apartments. They are spacious, clean. We had everything, even wifi ! The hotel itself is really beautiful, service is great and the staff is really friendly . Nothing was much trouble for them to make our stay very pleasant. We will be back for sure !

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Thank Ioana P
CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi Ioana, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and found everything at the apartments to your liking. We really appreciate your kind words regarding our staff and will ensure your comments are fed back to the team. We hope to see you again soon.

Camelford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Complete escapism for a weekend. The walk to St Ives from the hotel is highly recommended after a fabulous breakfast in the conservatory. The room was a little small but the sea view made up for that. The staff were attentive and polite. The food was exquisite. The spa ticked all the boxes except the pool was a little too...

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CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi Joanne, Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so pleased to hear you found everything to your liking. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the location, service and spa facilities. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the apartments adjacent to the hotel, beautiful grounds, fantastic view and easy access to the beach. The main hotel is spacious and clean with proper professional service, we had a tasty afternoon tea upon arrival and each day breakfast was a treat to wake up to with a buffet and then options such as kippers...

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CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We really appreciate feedback and are pleased to hear that overall you enjoyed the apartment, location and food. We do all we can to ensure we offer the highest standards of service and facilities, and your feedback was dealt with as priority, but unfortunately as you mentioned, the...

Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found Carbis Bay on Secret Escapes, offering a 2 day B&B plus dinner deal. The hotel is situated in a beautiful location and the old, historic hotel has been updated and expanded in the last few years at great expence to a boutique standard. Excellent, very friendly staff throughout, more than willing to help. Snug but plush rooms with...

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CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We really appreciate your feedback - we will make a note about the Cornish vineyards and pass it back to our food and beverage manager. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and found all the facilities to you liking. We hope to see...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had a very enjoyable wk end at the carbis bay hotel ,the staff at check in we're friendly and efficient our room was very good and clean although no mirror in the room which would have been handy for my wife but there was one in the bathroom but no socket . The view of the sea...

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CarbisBayHotel, Manager at Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and found the room, food and view to your liking. We will make a note of your feedback regarding a mirror in the room. We hope you will visit us again soon.

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate offers a stunning coastal retreat with direct access to its privately owned 25 acre Blue Flag beach and breath-taking views of one of the world's most beautiful bays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate

Address: Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: $162 - $469 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate 4*
Number of rooms: 47
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Also Known As:
Hotel Carbis Bay
Carbis Bay Hotel St Ives
Carbis Bay St Ives
Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate St Ives, Cornwall
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in St Ives
#6 Family Hotel in St Ives
#8 Romantic Hotel in St Ives
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“You really need a room with a bay view”
 of 5 bubbles wellhillmike, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go at less busy times of the year, avoid weddings if possible.”
  • Small door to balcony and view.
  • The room.
 of 5 bubbles kcstravels, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Nothing quite beats the sea view rooms with a balcony in the main hotel”
 of 5 bubbles joannej2013, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want wifi stay in the main hotel”
 of 5 bubbles MARTHACLEMATIS, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are rooms overlooking the beautiful beach.”
 of 5 bubbles DaveF732, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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