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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

Hotel in lovely position. We had double room very small and dark view of wall 10 foot away. Shower room joke water pressure joke. Staff warm and welcoming , breakfast good just a bit slow clearing the empty dishes

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Sarah S, Manager at Chy-An-Albany, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving your comments after your recent stay. Some of our standard rooms do look out onto stone hedging, which runs up the side of the hotel. Our rooms vary in size and shape but we do try to accommodate guest requests and had we been aware, at the time of your visit, that you were not happy...

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Stayed here for two nights bed and breakfast , couldn't fault it . Very clean hotel , staff very friendly and breakfast was lovely . We couldn't comment on evening meal as we didn't eat here other then breakfast . We so enjoyed it that we booked again to come back in September . Complimentary coffee , tea and biscuits...

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Towson, MD
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We had a great stay at this small hotel. The staff was very attentive and pleasant. The room was a big small but very warm which was welcome after the frigid walks we had in the windswept area. St. Ives is a busy and congested place so this hotel with its ample car park and location on the outskirts of...

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Devon
Reviewed 25 March 2015

The hotel is just a short walk uphill from St Ives and offers car parking. The room was clean and comfortable and the breakfast was excellent. Good value for money. The staff were helpful and nothing was too much trouble.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2015

We stayed for 2 nights B & B. Our room on the 3rd floor was spotlessly clean and really comfortable with tea/coffee making equipment and nice biscuits! The hotel has lovely views from the lounge and dining room as it is on a hill, which means a bit of a climb up from the town but not a problem provided...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, especially the lovely views of the sea and Coast from our balcony. The room was very roomy, comfortable and clean. The staff were very friendly and professional, especially at the reception and the breakfast waitress. We had an evening meal that was excellent: my husband had a whole sole with scallops and I had an...

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1Thank Mireille W
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2015

£70 a night in March, B&B for classic double room, overall good value, car park at the back a bonus, bathroom had no heater or heated bath rail, all electric heating which was a bit temperamental. nice cornish biscuits with the rooms tea making facility!! They do a birthday £25 discount in the restaurant. The food was good quality and...

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Catania, Italy
Reviewed 21 March 2015

All the staff were really helpful and the meal was exceptional. We hadn't booked and they were over busy however they still found us room and the meal and service were just amazing. We highly recomend the food.

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights and was initially very happy with the room and breakfast but on the first morning after breakfast was chilling out in the room watching tv when a male member of staff entered the room without prior arrangement, not even a knock on the door. He apologised and said he was told the room was...

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Sarah S, Manager at Chy-An-Albany, responded to this review

Our hotel policy is that any member of staff entering a bedroom must knock and announce clearly their intention to enter. On the occasion in question there was a communication error between reception and maintenance. At the time you brought this to my attention I apologized sincerely and advised you I would address the incident immediately. I take any incident...

Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 days this week with my adult daughter. Both rooms were lovely, clean and well equipped with tea /coffee and biscuits. The bedding and towels beautifully clean. The beds very compfy too. We had breakfast here and the service and food was superb. Will definitely come back.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Providing comfortable accommodation with every amenity you would expect from a luxury award winning AA 3 star rated Hotel in Cornwall. The Chy an Albany occupies a wonderfully elevated site with magnificent views overlooking Portminster beach and St Ives Bay in Cornwall.Only a short walk into town and with ample free off road car parking.The hotel provides an ideal base to explore St. Ives and its renowned Tate Gallery, as well as the quaint harbour side, cobbled streets and collection of beautiful beaches that have captivated artists and tourists for over a century. The hotel is also just a short walk from the train station at the bottom of the hill (approximately 3 minutes). The new 'Lighthouse Bistro' is an art-themed restaurant, showcasing a wide range of art from local artists. The gallery-style restaurant offers contemporary dining using the very freshest local vegetables and produce, fish straight from the sea and Cornish made cheeses alongside exotic foods and wines from around the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chy-An-Albany

Address: Albany Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: $171 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chy-An-Albany 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Chy-An-Albany Hotel St Ives
Chy-An-Albany St Ives, Cornwall
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in St Ives
#5 Family Hotel in St Ives
#7 Romantic Hotel in St Ives
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“Ask for a large room overlooking the sea or the rear garden.”
280philipk, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“You need a 2nd or third floor front room to get the view over the Bay”
SXDave, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“some of the rooms are quite small so I would ask for a larger room when booking”
italianjane, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Fantastic views from most rooms.Choose the room according to what you wish to pay for. Levels 1,2,3 front rooms all have sea views”
alexnaturalhealt2017, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor deluxe rooms are slightly larger”
julienZ3327EZ, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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