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Beautiful south-facing views over St.Ives town and Bay from front sunny bay window
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Beautiful south-facing views over St.Ives town and Bay from front sunny bay window
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13 reviews
Beautiful south-facing views over St.Ives town and Bay from front sunny bay window
Spacious living/dining area
Kitchen
Living room
Living room
Cosy bedroom
Carrack Dhu, St Ives, Cornwall
Private, sunny garden with BBQ
Garden
Private garden with BBQ
Garden
Rear conservatory, bunk room through door.
Rear entrance
Family bathroom
Bunk room
Double bedroom
Bunk room
Conservatory with optional cot
Second toilet room
Hallway to front room/kitchen
Kitchen/dining/living room
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
St Ives, Cornwall, England

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Very good - based on 13 reviews
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Pioneer32...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Great view and comfortable apartment made a very memorable stay.”
Reviewed 15 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Traveled with husband and adult daughter. Simon was so friendly and helpful. Parking and driving in St. Ives is difficult. He had us park close-by in a parking space reserved for us for the two days. He had maps to follow to get around St. Ives. Convenient to the harbor area. Would love to stay there again.

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Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
16 Oct 2016
We're so glad you enjoyed your stay - we're having a complete refurb this winter and look forward to welcoming you back to the new and improved version in the future!
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Paula0000
Croydon, Surrey, UK
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Mrs”
Reviewed 20 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We stayed here for a week, & the apartment is very comfortable, with everything you need for day to day living. There is a nice view of the sea from the living room. The apartment is approached from the back of the house so you don't really get to see the loveliness of the road Carrick Dhu. There is a garden with the apartment but it was across the service road & along slightly, & we didn't use it. Another thing to bear in mind is that it's very hilly in that area - some are extremely steep - so if you have trouble walking, or have a buggy - it is quite a climb! The owner, Simon, is a really nice guy & is really helpful with things you may need to know. We enjoyed our stay at Making Waves.

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Management Response
20 Sep 2016
Many thanks for the feedback! There are a lot of steep hills all over St.Ives, so you'll leave fitter than when you came. The entrance to this apartment is at the rear of the house, whereas our maisonette has the front entrance - this ensures private entrances for each. But you still get the beautiful views from the front room over Carrack Dhu road and across to St.Ives Bay!
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mumbo-jum...
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
“Go there!”
Reviewed 10 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Everything we could have hoped for. Beautifully conceived and tasteful. The exquisite, secluded garden was great for outdoor eating/reading etc.
Friendly host and available when needed.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
11 Jun 2016
Thank you for your positive comments - glad you liked the re-modelled garden, which is getting lots of use since the sun finally came to St.Ives!
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sandra r
Bridport, United Kingdom
1 review
“Clean, well situated and well equipped”
Reviewed 26 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

My friend and I stayed a couple of nights here. Simon was welcoming and helpful. The apartment was comfortable and warm.

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Liked best: The sitting room and the view.
Liked least: Bedroom a bit dark
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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chillipep...
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
Reviewed 3 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014

We loved our short but perfect stay at making waves. Simon the owner was really friendly and made sure we have everything we needed. He even saved us a parking space outside the house. Making a booking was super simple online and we were able to take our two dogs. The apartment is well equipped with fresh bedding and towels. The Kitchen and bathroom are both spotlessly clean. The playstation was a hit with the kids. 5 minute walk to a number of St Ives beaches. We did experience quite a lot of noise from the apartment upstairs but you really need to expect this in this type of property. All in all a great location and great apartment. Would definitely stay again.

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Liked best: Super clean
Liked least: a bit of noise
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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NettyF77
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Lovely little spot”
Reviewed 23 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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Nice flat, only a short walk down hill (which does mean its up hill back!!) to the centre of St Ives. Perfect location for dog as little park near and the walk to St Ives we could let him off the lead through the gardens you can cut through. Great views from front window across the bay and nice and spacious. Only down side is back garden is across the access road which does mean that you can't really just sit out in your PJ's for breakfast!!

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Garden being across access road (although we were aware of this)
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Jenniferi...
Banbury, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice apartment, good location, great owner!”
Reviewed 31 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Simon was really helpful in regards to timely emails and excellent directions. He met us right when we got there and gave us a map. There were menus and brochures in the apartment as well. He even saved us a parking spot! The price was good as well.

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Liked best: Comfy bed, dishwasher, nice tele, great wi-if
Liked least: Shower
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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