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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, booked it blind so had no pre -conceptions so our stay could not be influenced by previous reviews. My review is solely based on our own personal experience at this hotel / location and our own expectations will differ from many others. Car park at front and back of hotel, Front parking limited, you...

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Excellent position with its own car park and only 10 minute walk to the centre of St Ives. Staff very friendly throughout our stay. Excellent breakfast & evening meal. We had a Top floor room with fantastic views over St Ives bay. We would definitely stay there again and recommend this Hotel.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 21 May 2015

This is a nice, small hotel with 10 min walking distance to town centre. Our room was at the top floor and had a wonderful view. The room was so good but the bathroom was small. Breakfast was good and the hotel staff was very kind and smiling. We will come back again.

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2Thank doliche
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2015

A central location with just a 5 minute walk into busy St Ives. A small front car park means you run the risk of having to do a rabbit run to find the rear car park. Good reception and nice room. Walls quite thin so neighbours chatting late was a problem. Nice choice of foods for breakfast and friendly service

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Sarah S, Manager at Chy-An-Albany, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Our front car park is smaller than the rear one and only has nine spaces with an area for a couple of motorcycles. It can become full when the hotel is busy. The other car park does offer a lot more spaces and can be easier to access. I’m sorry if you had difficulties finding...

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2015

This hotel is perfectly situated on the hillside over looking the bay! We stayed for 2 nights, the staff were super friendly from the reception & bar staff to the waiters & cleaners. The breakfast was everything you would want on a lazy Sunday morning with continental, full fry-up and even cooked to order. The hotel was just a short...

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cardiff
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights , hotel is located high up on hill and has great views. Staff all very helpful and friendly. Plenty of parking , plenty of breakfast choice .lovely summer balcony nearly finished . Would stay again

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Thank araldite
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Had such a lovely stay at the hotel. Great views over St Ives bay and out to sea. Really nice spacious and clean room. Hotel well presented. We planned to try out different restaurants in St Ives, but after sampling the hotel restaurant, we found nothing was as good, so ate at the hotel every evening, which is highly unusual...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights. Staff very friendly and helpful. Food good. Room comfortable and clean but small. Also bathroom was very small. However we enjoyed our stay as reasonably close to main waterfront area - note a 10 minute walk is needed and coming back is uphill. May be an issue for elderly. However we enjoyed it - walked off the...

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Thank Rob W
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Very nice hotel,with lovely staff, in a good location. Train station and beach a short distance away and a 10/15 minute walk to the town itself. The hotel itself was lovely and clean, with super views. The room we had was ideal for a 1 or 2 night stay,but would probably want something slightly bigger if i was staying longer,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2015

We liked this place, it was clean and friendly, good bathrooms and from our room we had terrace with stunning views over the bay. Breakfast was perfectly pleasant, with free cook to order options on the menu. Staff at reception were more than happy to help with local information etc and let us store our luggage on the day we...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Providing comfortable accommodation with every amenity you would expect from a luxury award winning AA 3 star rated Hotel in Cornwall. The Chy an Albany occupies a wonderfully elevated site with magnificent views overlooking Portminster beach and St Ives Bay in Cornwall.Only a short walk into town and with ample free off road car parking.The hotel provides an ideal base to explore St. Ives and its renowned Tate Gallery, as well as the quaint harbour side, cobbled streets and collection of beautiful beaches that have captivated artists and tourists for over a century. The hotel is also just a short walk from the train station at the bottom of the hill (approximately 3 minutes). The new 'Lighthouse Bistro' is an art-themed restaurant, showcasing a wide range of art from local artists. The gallery-style restaurant offers contemporary dining using the very freshest local vegetables and produce, fish straight from the sea and Cornish made cheeses alongside exotic foods and wines from around the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chy-An-Albany

Address: Albany Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: €80 - €242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chy-An-Albany 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Chy-An-Albany Hotel St Ives
Chy-An-Albany St Ives, Cornwall
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in St Ives
#5 Family Hotel in St Ives
#7 Romantic Hotel in St Ives
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“Some rooms are named so I presume they are the quality rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Steethack, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Front luxury bedroom with balcony and lovely view of St Ives and sea”
 of 5 bubbles Rotony, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“bring ear plugs if your neighbours snore as walls are very thin :)”
 of 5 bubbles clairewP1683ZM, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“sea views on 1-3rd floors ,top floor are smaller. First floor s/view have a large sun deck”
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“Sea view rooms recommended”
 of 5 bubbles melissahW7348JR, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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