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The Countryman Hotel St Ives
Ranked #39 of 102 St Ives B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 22 July 2017

On a last minute flying visit to St Ives, I needed a place to stay for just 1 night. Have been going to St Ives for many many years, but somehow managed to miss this little gem. I didn't even know it existed, but it came up with availability for the 1 night I needed so I booked it. What a good decision. I turned up early, but was welcomed with open arms, was shown my room which was spotlessly clean and just perfect. Beautifully decorated, everything you could need, despite being early, nothing was too much trouble. I needed to be in St Ives for 9+ hours so left my car there and went by taxi as parking in the town is a nightmare. It was only 5+ mins and £8 each way which was worth it for no hassle and no parking fees, even if I could have even found a space. On my return I spent the later part of the evening in the bar with Sylvia and Rob and their friends and other guests and felt like part of the family, and had a great time with the Elvis tribute evening, but also know that equally I could have gone to my room and still felt comfortable and relaxed. Lovely breakfast, spoilt for choice, I just can't find fault with this place. If you are thinking of booking a stay here, don't think, just do it! I will definitely be back but this time not just for 1 night. Massive thank you to Sylvia and Rob
Sarah Anderson

Room Tip: Family and pet friendly, also as I was this time solo traveller
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

we where staying at a local campsite, went to a local pub with no atmosphere. Had one and left. Walked 4 mins down the road and found this gem.
What brilliant hosts Sylvia and Rob where. Rob was landlord chef and then turned into Elvis.
What a performance, real energy, he made everyone feel welcome even the younger generation where enjoying themselves. We will defiantly be returning. Fantastic home made food and a warming atmosphere.
You can see why people come back year after year.

Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Michelle W
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This hotel ticks ALL the boxes. Your hosts are just fab, their passion to provide the very best is evident. Attention to detail in everything, made to feel so welcome and at home. Like so many others I will return. Rob and Silvia, Thank you.

Stayed: July 2017, travelled solo
Thank lyn417
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Back again, We love every minute we are here. Last here at New Year just wish we could come down more frequently or stay longer. Rob and Sylvia are the best hosts, Rob produces superb food and Sylvia keeps everything running smoothly. Lovely rooms, dining room and relaxation areas, with lovely outside space and everything clean and tidy. This place is home from home and so comfortable and friendly, nothing too much trouble. We even attended one of Robs gigs (as Elvis) in Penzance, great show loved every minute of it. Our stay this time was too short but we will be back hopefully before next New Year! Such a relaxing chilled time with a bit of fun thrown in for free! Next time I won't let my husband drink the other guests beer! LOL and oh did we laugh!

Stayed: June 2017, travelled with family
Thank Zoark
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Just a few lines to thank Sylvia and Rob for there great hospitality we where camping a few miles away with the grandchildren and the weather was a tad wet so what to do in the evenings we popped in on the sunday soaked With very bored kids 3 year and 4 year old we where welcomed in no problem Rob entertained the kids giving us some welcome respite this was ongoing till our last night in Cornwall on the friday as it was our last night we all had dinner cooked to perfection by Rob so i would recommend anyone in the St Ives area to search out the Countryman and pop in and see for themselves you will not be disappointed. Also you might find Elvis in the house

Stayed: June 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying with this lovely down to earth couple recently. Made us (and our dog) very welcome. They will put you at ease, make you laugh, and genuinely look after you. Food and drink excellent, comfortable surroundings and friendly atmosphere. Thank you both for a lovely stay x

Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Helen T
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

We have just had 6 days at this great hotel,
Sylvia and Rob were wonderful hosts and nothing was to much trouble.
The hotel was very clean and the bedrooms really comfortable.
Would definitely recommend The Countryman Hotel.
Thank you for making my birthday one to remember.

Stayed: May 2017, travelled with family
Thank Paignton70
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Address: Old Coach Rd, St Ives TR26 3JQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #39 of 102 B&Bs / Inns in St Ives
Price Range: $60 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Relax in Style Superior comfort and a warm welcome awaits you at the Countryman Hotel, set in one acre of landscaped gardens with rocky streams and pond, Dating from the 17th century, today this small hotel has recently been renovated to meet the needs of the modern visitor, all rooms have new flat screen televisions and tea making facilities, modern en-suite shower, basin, and toilet, baths are available in some rooms, The atmosphere of the hotel is friendly and inviting, the emphasis being on cheerful service and good value for money. Accommodation: Whether you just require a double room for the night or a twin room for a weekend break, Maybe a Family room for two weeks Holiday, our choice of bedrooms will not disappoint. Sand stone effect en-suite bathroom and Shower rooms are available with white fluffy towels and attention to detail to make this hotel in Cornwall extra special. Our Location: The Countryman Hotel is fast becoming one of the places to stay in St Ives. Situated just a five minute drive on the outskirts of the historical quaint town of St Ives in the valley of Trink Hill with magnificent Cornish country views, this hotel in Cornwall is perfectly located to explore the beautiful rugged coastline, sandy beaches and rolling countryside of Cornwall. Our Breakfast: Breakfast is of the traditional Cornish variety: we endeavour to offer the best standards of service and presentation to ensure that our guests start the day in time honoured fashion. A wide choice of fresh, local and seasonal produce appears on our menu, juices, yogurts and cereals, together with full cooked breakfasts of every description, we also cater for all appetites and diets. Our Cosy Bar: Have a refreshing draught beer or maybe a bottle of ale from our collection of Local Cornish ales, ... more   less 
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