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The Rookery Guest House St. Ives

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very well presented guest house. We loved the independent feel where you were greeted at breakfast and asked about your day and things you were up to. But other than if you had a question to ask you were then left as if it was your own home for the rest of your stay. The hosts went above and beyond...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Just got back from a three night stay here, The room we stayed in (2) had a view over st ives harbour, The decor is fabulous, and the room was spotless, The breakfasts were top quality, and Ron and Sue, are the perfect hosts. It really is the perfect place to stay 😊

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to this guest house by my parents, it didn't disappoint one iota ! The attention to detail , friendliness, helpfulness, cleanliness was second to none. To return from a busy day out to clean/ made bedding, fresh towels and a tea tray that offered so many options to drink, with little biscuits also, nothing was too much...

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2Thank Claire F
Devon
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We have stayed in a few different hotels and guest houses in St Ives and Carbis Bay. I think this is probably now our favourite! Mr Rook was very helpful on our arrival by allowing me to park temporarily in front of his garage as the previous occupier of our room had failed to return the car park permit (it...

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Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2016

the location of the guest house is on a raised terrace about 5 feet above the road. on entering the premises you are greeted by quite jovial mine host. Ron Rook who helped us up to our room which was immaculate and well presented. The room overlooked the bus terminal with a lovely view of the bay and beach. Rons...

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St Austell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Cannot rate this guest house enough! Amazing, artistic, characteristic and charming accommodation, smelt wonderful as soon as we walked through the door and every aspect of the decor well thought out and intriguing. We stayed here for one night to go to a wedding in St Ives, the view from the room and the room itself was so outstanding that...

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1Thank Tania T
Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The location is very central and right across the street from one of the beaches and the bus terminal. The owners are very nice and the breakfast was great (the owner is very accomodating and will make just about anything you want for breakfast - full English breakfast or kippers, mackerel etc. I am not a fish eater for breakfast...

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We had a really great 4 night stay here recently. Ron, Barbara and Sue looked after us superbly. Ron, himself, is a very entertaining character. Tells you exactly what he thinks and could never be described as 'shy'. But all in the nicest possible way. Plenty of choice for breakfast which was beautifully cooked. When you have nearly finished eating,...

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1Thank Graham G
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Just spent another 11 nights at The Rookery can't fault the place at all, lovely accommodation excellent breakfast with a large choice all freshly cooked. Great hosts Ron and Barbara and friendly staff. Would highly recommend you pay them a visit. Looking forward to my next stay.

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1Thank Graham W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a lovely B&B perched high up overlooking the harbour and a few minutes' walk from the railway station. Very comfortable king-size bed, pleasing modern decor and all scrupulously clean. Our host, Ron Rook (geddit?) could not have been friendlier, and serves a generous breakfast with plenty of choice. The downside? St Ives bus station is right opposite, rather...

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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about The Rookery Guest House St. Ives

Address: 8 The Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rookery Guest House St. Ives 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Rookery Guest House St. Ives St Ives, Cornwall
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“1st floor rooms have the best view with large bay windows overlooking St Ives Bay.”
oldey2017, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“room allocated on arrival”
David186305, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“ask for a large room if you are two people.”
MarthaR810, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had Room 6 (an attic room). Great harbour views.”
GrahamG981, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good and sea facing”
grahamw9, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
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