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Carlyon Guest House

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this via booking.com the description says newly refurbished and location was ideal. I needed to change my booking from the Friday to the Sunday & they accommodated this which was appreciated. I was advised I wouldn't be getting the room we originally booked and accepted this. On arrival it's clear the building is in need of some TLC,...

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Tenerife, Spain
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Friendly manager. Great position overlooking a beach & very close to railway station. However, this guest house needs a lot of money spent to update it & raise its standard. Decor is messy & badly painted despite their website saying it has been refurbished. Unlined curtains & flimsy blinds don't block the light on a morning. Bathroom needed a good...

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Thank JanSmithers
Bega
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Apart from the location, there is little to recommend the Carlyon Guest House! We were 3 female friends who booked 2 rooms at Carlyon for 4 nights. My single room was on the top floor - great view but oh - it was so grimy! The shower base filled with water when I showered - and when I told the...

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Thank MaryRoseNSW
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

poor descriptions on web site do not match the reality. limited access for disability not admitted to until a non refundable deposit was taken, despite questions being asked first. staff rude and unhelpful.

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Well what can I say and what do people expect from a guest house 🏡 guest houses are not Hotels some people pick over pathetic things !! Any way apart from moaning about other people this little guest house was absolutely lovely great breakfast,nice clean room lovely lady running the house,st Ives is an amazing little place can't wait to...

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed in this guest house whilst on holiday, Christine the manageress is lovely, very welcoming, friendly and definitely sets you up for the day with her lovely cooked breakfast!!! The guest house has a prime location looking over porthminster beach if you are lucky enough to be in the front bedrooms,however we had the family room right at the top...

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is the second time I've stayed at the Carlyon, 4/5 years and a change of owner apart. What brought me back here was two simple things: Location (and therefore also the view) and price. In terms of the price, St Ives can be an expensive place to stay, and the Carlyon was at the more realistic (for me) end...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Lovely manager/landlady but room poor and overpriced, even for this part of the world. Let me get straight the point. I know you don't get much for your money as far as accommodation goes in St Ives goes but our room (2A) didn't have a proper window (I mean one you could actually look out of!) - extraordinary!! The room...

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Thank Jon P
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

The Carlyon Guest House is just round the corner from the Railway station and the bus station. I was in Room 1, which is a single room on the first floor with a sea view. The room has a large bay window with a great view of Porthminster beach. Breakfast was at 0830-0930, service was quick and the staff were...

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Avoid smoked salmon breakfast and don't try and bend over in the bathroom as no room to do this. The room was shabby and in need of modernisation - as many have been crammed into the space as possible. Also the great view comes at the expense of being on the main road into St Ives that is really noisy...

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small friendly guesthouse in St Ives with most rooms having bay windows with stunning sea, beach and coastal views. We have single, double, twin and family rooms and they are all en-suite with TV, towels and tea and coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carlyon Guest House

Address: 18, The Terrace, St Ives TR26 2BP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: $144 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Carlyon Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ask for a sea view room. The views actoss the bay are superb.”
JanSmithers, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view”
131jonp, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid front rooms as very noisy”
Adamthecritic, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Choose another B&B!!”
elainehX2351DW, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room one and three ( single rooms ) have a good view”
209011Carol, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
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