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The Nook
Ranked #34 of 102 St Ives B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 1 November 2013

Very cute room, lovely comfortable bed, had such excellent sleep here, really great staff. Location was pretty good with a short walk down to the waterfront, walk back at night with a full tummy takes a little longer up those hills but good exercise. Breakfast was decent enough. Shower is a bit tricky to get working right but that would not stop me from staying there again.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

We recently had a 4 night stay at this very nice B&B, which is run by sisters Vicky and Tamsin, who are both extremely helpful. Our room whilst not overly big was ample for our needs. The room and bedding were very clean and the bed had a firm mattress. The bathroom was modern and all fixtures and fittings were in good repair. Our only issues was the room was too hot, it appears they have been awaiting a plumber to fix the thermostat. There was a wide selection of food for breakfast: yoghurt, cereals, preserves, fresh fruit, toast and a selection of cooked items. Everything was nicely presented and cooked as requested. We opted to include parking and didn't have any problems with parking. Nothing appears to be too much trouble at the Nook and we would certainly return. It's not too far to walk into St Ives as long as you don't mind the steep hills.

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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

We booked this b&b as u could pre book parking at £2 a night. We were a bit worried after reading other reviews that the spaces were small as we have a 4x4. When we arrived the parking was fine, no problem getting in and out of the car. We had a warm welcome and we re really happy with our light spacious room and filling breakfast. Only downside is that the showers weren't as powerful as other places we be stopped, but we this wouldn't put us off stopping again. Walk down into the centre of st Ives took around 10 mins, but it is uphill on the way back

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

Clean, quiet and friendly, Perhaps we were unlucky but the room was way too cramped. Just as well we are both skinny because anyone on the large size would have been unable to get in or out of the 'ensuite'. The door opened into the bathroom and the manouver to get out was awful! The room itself was tiny and hot ...no space for a chair and when you sat on the bed, the whole thing slewed into the other bed .The most uncomfortable room I have ever stayed in..

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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

I stayed here for 1 night on a business trip arriving extremely late and apologise to the proprietor for that. He was very understanding.

This is a spotless and comfortable guest house. It cannot be faulted in these respects, or any other. The room was exactly what I was looking for - comfortable bed, clean, good shower and toiletries, good tv and quiet, breakfast Is excellent and served by the pleasant Vikki who appears to do most things here and is a pleasure to talk to. This Is a definite recommendation.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Reviewed 21 September 2013

This is a lovely B&B. We received a friendly welcome and the offer of a cup of tea/coffee on arrival which was a welcome touch after a long journey. Our room was clean and tidy, the bathroom was small but again very clean and with a good shower.
Breakfast was lovely and the staff could not have been friendlier. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

Stayed in single room for four nights. Very enjoyable stay. Clean and excellently presented. Secure parking available which is a big plus. Vicki and Tamsin do an excellent job of running the B&B. would definitely recommend a stay here.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Address: 5 Ayr Terrace, St Ives TR26 1ED, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
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Ranked #34 of 102 B&Bs / Inns in St Ives
Price Range: £83 - £126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Nook 4*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Nook guest house in St Ives, Cornwall, is close to the Porthmeor Surfing Beach, the Tate Gallery, St Ives Harbour and town centre.Our on-site car park means the guest house is an ideal base for exploring Cornwall’s spectacular coastline, gardens and countryside. If you want to stay closer to home you could simply soak up the beauty and atmosphere of St Ives with its art galleries and cobbled streets. The Nook offers bedrooms with full en-suite facilities and a modern and contemporary feel and has been awarded an AA 4 Star Gold Star Award for Guest Accommodation.For the safety and comfort of all our guests we operate a no smoking policy. Guests wishing to smoke may use the outside patio area. ... more   less 
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