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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Spent 4 nights here for Easter break. We stayed in the platinum lodge and there was plenty of room for the 5 of us. Very clean and Great facilities inc a dishwasher. There was even a little welcome box from john flower containing essentials like a tea towel, coffee, tea, sugar and whitener. We needed help putting the heating on...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a fantastic break we have just had. Park isn't strictly in St Ives but about 3 miles out from there in Lelant. Tricky walking to St IVes due to lack of pavements and speeding cars but walk to Carbis Bay 2miles away do-able with care. Started off with a Platinum lodge for 7 nights through Hoseasons booking- wowzers, a...

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JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at St. Ives Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hello Charlotte Thank you very much for leaving us such a lovely review, we really appreciate it. Your comments have been passed to all departments. Your review clearly points out that which most of us already know – many of the poor reviews make it sound worse than it really is. We simply do not understand why some people choose...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hi we stayed at the st ives holiday park.. well what can I say other than how wonderful and beautiful our stay was.. I was very nervous after reading some very bad reviews but people please pay no attention to them whatsoever!! The place is lovely we had a lodge which was brand new and was the first to use...

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JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at St. Ives Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hello Sophie Thank you very much for leaving us such a lovely review, we really appreciate it. Your comments have been passed to all departments. Your review clearly points out that which most of us already know – many of the poor reviews make it sound worse than it really is. We simply do not understand why some people choose...

Thorpe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading the review. I was a bit worried about booking for my Easter holiday. We stayed in a bronze chalet, yes the cheapest! Accommodation - small but the bedrooms were bigger than some vans that we have stayed in. Cold, we left the heater on it soon warmed up. Also took warm PJ'S. It was clean, everything worked, no...

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JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at St. Ives Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hello Kate Thank you for taking the time to leave your fantastic feedback; it’s always a pleasure receiving such positive comments. We take great pride in keeping all grades of accommodation up to a very high standard and it’s brilliant that this isn’t going unnoticed. All comments will be passed on to our Housekeeper and the cleaning team. We are...

Taunton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not entirely sure where to start?! It was honestly that bad. So, booked our holiday to visit St Ives via the Sun holiday. We understand with doing so it's going to be a "budget holiday" which we really don't mind and have done so before. We arrived and got told our allocation number. We drove along looking at the...

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JohnFowlerHolidays, Public Relations Manager at St. Ives Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hello Hayley It was such a shame to read your remarks regarding your stay at our holiday park when most of our guests have a great time. I can only apologise that the issues you encountered did not seem to be rectified in a timely manner and that you received no apology at that time. It is more often the...

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I arrived at St. Ives holiday village on Friday the 7th of April with our 2 boys aged 7 and 10. we were due to leave on Monday the 10th of April but unfortunately we left on Saturday due to the state of our lodge/cabin. It was very dirty, there was mould everywhere, the only night that...

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JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at St. Ives Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hello Samantha It was such a shame to read your remarks regarding your stay at our holiday park when most of our guests have a great time. The park has just short of 400 families staying each week and the number of poor reviews is less than one per cent. It is such a shame that you did not request...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

So we arrived on Friday the 31st of March looking forward to a nice relaxing break of 3 nights. The pictures on the website looked brilliant and even though the bronze accommodation didn't look 5 star it looked clean and liveable. We were very wrong! We checked in and were given our keys and when we got inside...well I was...

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JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at St. Ives Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hello Julia I am very sorry that the accommodation provided during your recent stay with us did not meet your expectations. This is a very popular holiday park and the chalets are in constant use. I wonder if you told the park manager or head office of your displeasure while you were there, it is always so difficult to deal...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've not been to a john fowler park for a couple of years as we have been taking our children abroad but after receiving an email offering any grade accommodation for only £99 we jumped at the chance, not only that we had a discount code so we got it cheaper again. Beautiful surroundings, immaculate accommodation, friendly staff & amazing...

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JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at St. Ives Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hello Em Thank you for your five stars. It is satisfying to hear that you had a great time on our park. We are happy that you thought the staff and the entertainers were friendly and we will pass your comments on to them. There is no doubt that the quality of any holiday park is mostly dependent on its...

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little oasis of beautiful woodland near st.ives is truly idyllic, restful, peaceful and calming. The woodland setting for these lovely cottage style properties puts you at rest immediaty. We stayed in the semi-detached cottage for a week at the end of March. The accommodation was nicely fitted out and decorated to a high standard, with modern soft furnishings, wall...

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JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at St. Ives Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hello Mark Thank you very much for leaving us such a fantastic review, we really appreciate it. It is satisfying to hear that you had a good time at our park. We take great pride in the standard of all grades of accommodation and our customer care. It’s brilliant that this isn’t going unnoticed. Your comments will be passed on...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from 2weeks in Cornwall first week in perranporth,then on to this site for the weekend before going back to perranporth.had read the reviews so thought best just to stay for a weekend,big mistake what a lovely place ,the accommodation is basic but all nice and clean ,set in beautiful place trees all around no one over looking you,I...

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JohnFowlerHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at St. Ives Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hello Tracey Thank you very much for leaving us such a fantastic review, we really appreciate it. Your comments have been passed to all departments. I am pleased that you found out for yourself that the park does not deserve poor reviews. We simply do not understand why some people choose to post them, when all the staff work really...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our St Ives Holiday Village is set in over a hundred acres of woodland, making the whole park a gorgeous, relaxing place. As for facilities, St Ives Holiday Village has everything you could want during a Cornwall holiday. You won’t have to worry about the kids getting bored with our games room, featuring a pool table and all the latest video games. We also have a children’s play area just for kids, and you can let them swim in our large indoor heated pool without worry as we always have life guards on duty.In the evenings, you’re welcome to enjoy the nightly entertainment we offer at The Rafters Club, our very own club where we put on dancing, discos, competitions and more! You can also order you and your family some pub grub or get a takeaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about St. Ives Holiday Village

Address: Lelant, St Ives TR26 3HX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: $61 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — St. Ives Holiday Village 3*
Number of rooms: 256
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St. Ives Holiday Village St Ives, Cornwall
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