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“Hosts who go the extra step” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Countryman Hotel St Ives

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The Countryman Hotel St Ives
Ranked #32 of 106 St Ives B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
St Ives, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
76 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Hosts who go the extra step”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

We hosted an Elvis Tribute night at this venue the Star of the Show is also the manager/owner of the Hotel . We had a fabulous evening with great food and a show worthy of Las Vegas in a Marquee. Every detail was attended to and the staff could not have been more helpful The staff were also very mindful of guests staying overnight and ensured that the music did not disturb them. All in all a good place to stop over in the St Ives area with hard working owners and staff who will do their best to make your stay enjoyable we wish them every success !!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank avidCornwall
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

After Staying at the Countryman Hotel i can Honestly say i cant wait to go again. This Hotel is set in a beautiful part of Cornwall and only a very short drive to St Ives town. I found the hotel to have everything i needed and expected for a short break, Delicious Food and drink with all those home Favorites, the rooms are beautifully decorated in a modern style and extremely comfortable. The owners of the Countryman i found to be very friendly and helpful, they will point you in the direction of the must see's of the area and where is good to eat if you want to try somewhere different. And at the end of a tiring day out exploring they are ready and waiting with a warm welcome and that deserved glass of wine. I really would recommend this hotel for all people and occasions, Family's, Couples and with a licensed bar for residents its perfect for the younger generation also. It wont be long before we return again.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Christine J
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Cornwall
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

We stopped off here on our way home from st Ives and what a little gem! Family friendly, good menu and several different beers larger & ales. All in all we had a lovely lunch in the large back garden and will definitely return

  • Stayed May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jenb1234
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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107 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

We had seen the sign for the Sunday lunch on our way to St. Ives so stopped on our return. We were on "American time" and were rather early for English Sunday lunch but Sylvia was so friendly and said we would only have to wait a short while. We enjoyed a drink in the garden before being called. I had the roast beef and my husband the roast pork; both of us enjoyed the meal and, unlike the earlier reviewer, felt at the price it was good value for money after some of the overpriced roast lunches we had on this England visit.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Truro, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

We didn't stay at the hotel. We arrived for lunch on Sunday. The price was roughly what you'd pay elsewhere in Cornwall, however the dinner was more like school dinner! I had the chicken and my partner had the beef. We were given 2 small potatoes each and an Aunt Bessie yorkshire pudding! The beef was like leather and my chicken was chopped into 5 little pieces. There were no condiments on the table, it was all a little small and we found the whole operation a little amateurish. We would not go there again for lunch. Not worth the money at all!

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank 349Dawn22
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

We don't usually need accommodation in Cornwall as we have family nearby and in Padstow, but with builders in we couldn't use spare rooms so The Countryman was just a few 100 yards from 'home'.
Our hosts were most attentive, the room large and comfortable and the shower even better than the luxury venue we stayed at in Wiltshire the previous night that was over twice the price!
Breakfast was great too!
Can certainly recommend it to others - it is quiet and peaceful and an easy to reach base to explore West Cornwall

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Russell F
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2013

My wife and I spent five excellent days touring West Cornwall, while basing ourselves at the Countryman Hotel. Rob and Sylvia made us most welcome and the hospitality was second to none. The bedroom was modern and very comfortable with a an excellent large shower in the bathroom. The breakfast was superb and made a good start to the day. I would (and have) recommend the Countryman Hotel to my friends and family. I can’t wait to go back.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Wallace1960
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Property: The Countryman Hotel St Ives
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 #32 of 106 B&Bs / Inns in St Ives
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
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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