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3 Porthminster

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a pleasant B&B run by some very nice people. The rooms are big and clean. Things to bear in mind. There is a short cut (10 minute walk) into town but it's steep and with a lot of steps so not for the less agile/ incredibly lazy. The problem I had was he torrential rain pounding on the...

Thank svinacour
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

After looking at virtually every accommodation online in St Ives we decided in 3 Porthminster and have certainly not regretted it. The house is an amazing mix of classic beach and funky colours. We love the eclectic mix of decor and quirkiness which delights the eye at every turn. We are in the big. Room 1 with sea view. It...

Thank smaryneedham
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We recently spent 2 nights at this wonderful B&B. We had a welcoming text in the morning to say that our room would be ready from two and it just got better from there. The B&B is a beautiful old Victorian building perched halfway up the hill from the harbour. The room was very simply but stylishly decorated and we...

Thank DuchessSarah_1
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are just wrapping up a stay at 3 Porthminster and could not recommended this place more highly. The owners of the home make you feel flyers welcome and are really friendly without being overbearing and the house is stunning. The rooms are really nice, very well kept and room 2 has a nice view over the...

2Thank Sam B
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This lovely house, its owners and great location resulted in one of our best B&B experiences ever. Our room was the one pictured and afforded wonderful views. It is large, tastefully decorated and very comfortable. John prepared excellent breakfasts and Lynn is a warm and very welcoming person. The charming town is just a 5 minutes walk away. Very highly...

1Thank Martin B
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Just arrived back after spending 5 wonderful nights at 3 Porthminster B & B. Our room was spotless and most comfortable with an amazing view of St Ives bay. Breakfast was spot on and extra toast was always on offer 😀 Lynn was the perfect host and made us feel most welcome. We will definitely recommend this guesthouse to our...

1Thank _david_richardson001
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We have just returned from a four night stay. Lynn made us very welcome from the moment we arrived. The room was light, airy, comfortable and spotlessly clean. Breakfast each morning was delicious and kept us going until our evening meal. We would certainly recommend this B&B.

1Thank Jackie M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 11 nights from 13th August. It is a beautiful guesthouse and John and Lynn made us feel very welcome and could not have been more hospitable. It was like home from home. Our room had a fantastic view over St. Ives Harbour and was very comfortable and immaculately clean. Breakfast was always lovely...

1Thank DnDAstle
Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 2 September 2016

After the long way from another country I spent here 4 nights with pleasure. I felt my myself like at home and even didn't want to go away:) Room was clean and comfortable, breakfasts were delicious. Thank you very much, Lynn and John. You were very kind and hospitable. Recommend this guest house to other travellers.

1Thank Vladimir I
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We spent three nights here in a double room with a bay window and a wonderful view towards the sea. The room was light, airy and immaculately clean. The breakfasts were delicious and filling. Lynn was very helpful and made us feel comfortable as soon as we arrived. I would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting St Ives.

2Thank Rathj

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
3 Porthminster is an elegant period house enjoying spectacular sea views over St Ives harbour and bay. 4 En-suite rooms with private parking for our guests. We are ideally situated being only a 5 minute walk to the town and it's beaches. Easily accessed for those arriving by car, bus or train. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 3 Porthminster

Address: 3 Porthminster Terrace, St Ives TR26 2DQ, England (Formerly The Willows)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: €97 - €124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Also Known As:
The Willows Hotel St Ives
3 Porthminster St Ives, Cornwall
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“Bedroom 1 is the largest and has a wonderful view of the sea”
DuchessSarah_1, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 has great views.”
636martinb, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Brilliant view from room 3.”
inspirationbliss, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Top floor wifi wasn't the best however as we had BT wifi on our phones this wasn't a big issue”
ryant672, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Book as soon as you can !”
Derbylad3, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
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