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The Regent

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#12 of 22 Hotels in St Ives
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Jupiter, Florida
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5 reviews
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My wife, family and I have stayed at Keith and Sandy Varnal's B/B in the 1980s, 1990s. and again in October of 2016. The property is in the best possible location as the view of St.Ives and the bay below are spectacular. The rooms and for that matter the entire property are spotlessly clean. Keith Varnal's breakfast is wonderful, and... More 

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Rapperswil, Switzerland
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Regent last week. We had a nice room with an amazing view. The room was very quiet and we had a good night sleep. After a great breakfast the hosts helped us with our travel plans, which was excellent and also very kind. Overall, a very nice experience.

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North Somerset
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Our second time here, and already trying to plan another visit. Keith and Sandi are so friendly and welcoming. We were again fortunate to have a room with stunning harbour views, this alone is worth the cost. But you also get excellent cooked to order breakfasts, a parking space (trust me that is VERY important), and easy access to the... More 

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Sandi & I are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Just shared a delightful week with friends in St Ives, staying at the Regent. The proprietors, Sandi and Keith, offered such welcoming hospitality and much helpful advice as to many beautiful places to visit. The room had a stunning view of the harbour and over the rooftops of this lovely little town. It really was the view one would never... More 

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

This summer I walked the entire South West Coast Path to raise money for FORCE and Over and Above, two South West charities that support cancer patients and their families. Keith and Sandi at The Regent very kindly agreed to be one of my Accommodation Partners and Gold Sponsors. The hotel is in a very good spot, high above yet... More 

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Brotton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

After staying the previous night at Tregenna castle resort we called into the Derwent on the off chance and we're delighted to be offered a room. On checking in Keith informed us there was availability for 4 night if required which we quickly accepted. We stayed in room 3 which wasn't one of the sea view rooms but it was... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016

well after a very long drive down on our first visit to this hotel we were not disappointed, we were shown to our room which had the most stunning view of the harbour complete with julliett balcony , very spacious and very large beds, all the daily comforts you need . the owners keith & sandy are very friendly &... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Just returned from our third visit to this little gem of a hotel The reason we keep returning. First the stunning views over the harbour is what makes this hotel better than any other in St Ives.We have stayed in three different rooms now and each have amazing views.all have nice large windows which makes the view even nicer. All... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We had booked a night in st ives with another hotel and after only being there an hour we wanted to stay another night. As we walked down towards the main sea front we came across the regent, saw they had vacancies and once we went in and were very warmly greeted we decided to book it for the next... More 

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We are delighted we contributed to your "spur of the moment" break. More 

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

We had a lovely time.The owners were really friendly and helpful.The room was extremely clean, comfortable and with beautiful views across the beach. Breakfast was delicious. Very easy to get to and we cannot rate this highly enough. Would DEFINATELY RECOMMEND.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Regent

Address: Fern Lea Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Hotel Class:4 star — The Regent 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
St Ives Regent
The Regent St Ives, Cornwall
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in St Ives
#3 Family Hotel in St Ives
#4 Romantic Hotel in St Ives
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“Go for the view, but then we stayed in other rooms and still enjoyed this B&B.”
 of 5 bubbles ronhbcc, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you can, book a room with a view over the harbour ...awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles heidil928, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back all have sea views”
 of 5 bubbles 693paulaf, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Excellent views, spotlessly clean and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles suewP6957GN, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the sea, fantastic views”
 of 5 bubbles AlanCook, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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