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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Had a lovely stay from fri-sun for my birthday. The reception staff on check in were lovely and helpful. Room was clean and had a lovely sea view. pool and spa area was amazing. We stayed for dinner the first night, it was not absolutely amazing but was nice. Not bad value at all. The breakfast the first morning, we...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a wonderful experience, we booked our wedding here in March 2016 and from the first day the customer service was "AMAZING". We dealt with Rebecca throughout and she was so friendly and helpful, nothing was to much trouble for her. The wedding arrived and went just as I wanted, Sydney and Jasmine were on hand the day of the...

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Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The St Ives Harbour Hotel was unknown to us before our visit. The name gave the impressions that it was close too or overlooked the harbour when in fact it has a magnificent view over the beach and sea. Our stay was wonderful. Winter maintenance had put the swimming pool and spar out of action so the management gave us...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

First impressions friendly welcome from sophie and a nice gent who parked my car. Room was spacious and clean. Spa compact but very nice. Restaurant very clean and waiter and victoria were relly nice. And last but not least Donna a very nice fun lady behind the bar in the restaurant well she was very busy was lovely company.we will...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Darren for writing such a lovely 5 star Trip Advisor review. I am really pleased to read from the first impressions and throughout you felt welcome and enjoyed your stay with us. I am delighted you thought your room was spacious and clean, and that you were able to make use of our spa facilties. The staff regularly...

hampshire england
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just had a wonderful weekend at The St Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa. The room was beautiful with a balcony overlooking the beach. All the staff were very efficient and friendly, especially Josh who was our waiter. His customer service was outstanding and he made a great G&T. The breakfast was plentiful and the afternoon tea was lovely.All...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a great 5 star review. I am really pleased throughout reading your post to hear you had such a wonderful weekend break with us in St Ives. I will be sure to pass your lovely comments on to all the team, especially Josh. I sincerely look forward to welcoming you back...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for a night last week and we loved every minute of it! We were notified in advance about the spa facilities being closed during our stay, this was a little disappointing but we were given the option of rearranging our visit. (This is just something we will have to experience on our next trip!) From start to...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Gina for your fantastic 5 star review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your one night stay with us last week and that you loved every minute of it. It is also great to read that you thought the food in our Terrace restaurant was superb i will be sure to pass this on to the chef. The...

London
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has great facilities (spa, gym, restaurant, sea view). We were offered an upgrade via email after we made our booking (for one night) which we accepted, but when we arrived at 18:00, we were given the tiniest room possible. The "sea view" was across a roof top covered in moss and was pretty poor. We mentioned the upgrade...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Jem for taking the time to write a review with your feedback. I am pleased you thought the hotel has great facilities and that it is a lovely place. However, throughout reading your review, i am extremely disappoointed to hear about the issues that you faced during your stay which should not have happened. Please be assured these...

Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here in January for one night for my partners birthday. We had an amazing stay!! Started with pulling up and your car being parked for you, then entering the hotel and being welcomed by amazing friendly staff who checked us in very smoothly, and then explained where everything was and where our room was. The room- we only...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Beth for taking the time to write a fantastic review on our Trip Advisor page. I am delighted to read that you and your partner enjoyed your recent one night birthday stay with us, and thought that it was all amazing. It is pleasing to read that your first impressions were welcoming and soothing by the friendly staff....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is beautiful, make sure you get an ocean view-looks directly onto beach. Room and bathroom were both immaculate. Short walk to st ives centre (5 minutes). The spa in the hotel is great, with a terrace that looks onto the sea, and a pool. We had the 70 mins harbour reviver massage and would definitely recommend- Zoe was fantastic.

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Sarah for your fantastic five star review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass on your kind words to the team and especially Zoe. Hope to see you in St Ives again soon. Very kind regards Peter

Ivybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this hotel upon the merit of the Salcombe part of this chain. As we arrived, the car park was empty, the intercom down. 10 mins after trying a man appears to park our car but with no Id. When it's established he actually works for the hotel, we let him park our car. We check in, key doesn't...

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Peter H, General Manager at St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Emma for your recent review. I am sorry to read some of the comments within it. Unfortunately it is company policy that staff don't wear name badges as with Salcombe. I am trurly sorry that there were issues with hot water during your stay please be assured the engineers were working around the clock to resolve the problem....

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
St Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa is perfectly positioned directly above Porthminster beach boasting stunning views across the water. Watch as the waves lap against the famous Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance and feel your troubles disappear. Explore the local harbour, as you meander through the cobbled streets, and then return for dinner at the Terrace Restaurant, serving up seasonal and local food, along with stunning sea views. The Harbour Spa provides the perfect hideaway, as you indulge in a soothing treatment and then unwind by the pool, gazing out to sea from the comfort of a lounger! Enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea, cocktail or light lunch on the alfresco dining terrace and soak up the sea air and sensational views. The 46 bedrooms offer complete comfort and some of the Superior Bedrooms have balconies - a perfect place to relax over a morning coffee with the papers or afternoon tea watching the boats sail by... ... more   less 

Additional Information about St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa

Address: The Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: $192 - $444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Porthminster Hotel St Ives
Porthminster St Ives
St. Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa St Ives, Cornwall
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in St Ives
#6 On the Beach Hotel in St Ives
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“Go for sea view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles rogergreenslade598, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No idea, but beware that a "sea view" may not be what it seems.”
 of 5 bubbles LondonJem, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A room overlooking Porthminster Beach and St Ives Bay is favoured.”
 of 5 bubbles jonkeb, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Amazing views from ground floor.”
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