Primrose Valley Hotel - St Ives (Cambridgeshire)

Porthminster Beach, St Ives, St Ives (Cambridgeshire), United Kingdom, TR26 2ED  show map
 3 stars
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Primrose Valley Hotel - St Ives (Cambridgeshire)

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Food/Drinks

Bar/Lounge area

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Situated close to a beach, the stylish Primrose Valley Hotel offers 9 modern guestrooms with views of the Celtic Sea.

The hotel is 5 minutes' walk away from Porthminster Beach, Wills Lane Gallery and St Ives Museum. The property is set within 1 km distance from the city center.

St Michael's Mount is 10.0 km from the hotel and Treasure Park is about 17.4 km away.

Guests can reach Primrose Valley Hotel by car from Lands End airport in 20 minutes.

Rooms

This hotel comprises of Large Suite, Large Double Room and Small Double Room with oak furnishing. They feature a wardrobe, a dressing area, TV, a lounge area and a private balcony. Primrose Valley Hotel affords a view of the bay from its rooms. For more comfort a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub are provided.

Eat & Drink

Guests can unwind at the spacious Bright And Airy bar serving a wide range of ales and wines. Within 150 meters away, Porthminster Beach Cafe and Seagrass offer a variety of dishes.

Services

The property features a baggage storage, allergy-free rooms and free self parking.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   9.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Limited time reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators

Sports & Fitness

  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Snack bar

Children's facilities

  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Kettle
  • Bottled water
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from 15:00-20:00 

Check-out

  • until 08:00-11:00 

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Primrose Valley Hotel - St Ives (Cambridgeshire) St Ives  location
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Hotel Address:

Porthminster Beach, St Ives, St Ives (Cambridgeshire), United Kingdom, TR26 2ED

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City Center
  • St Ives
    3000 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Porthminster Beach Cafe (cuisine: International)
    500 ft
  • Lookout Restaurant & Bar
    400 ft
Parks
  • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
    2300 ft
Beaches
  • Porthminster Beach
    500 ft
  • Porthmeor Beach
    3200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from 15:00-20:00 
  • Check-out:
    until 08:00-11:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    9

Rooms and availability

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Small Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 165 sq. feet
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    Large Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 240 sq. feet
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      Large Suite
      Size: 435 sq. feet
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        Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed
        Size: 240 sq. feet
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Primrose Valley Hotel - St Ives (Cambridgeshire) St Ives  location
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          Hotel Address:

          Porthminster Beach, St Ives, St Ives (Cambridgeshire), United Kingdom, TR26 2ED

          Get directions
          City Center
          • St Ives
            3000 ft
          Airports
          Restaurants
          • Porthminster Beach Cafe (cuisine: International)
            500 ft
          • Lookout Restaurant & Bar
            400 ft
          Parks
          • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
            2300 ft
          Beaches
          • Porthminster Beach
            500 ft
          • Porthmeor Beach
            3200 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from 15:00-20:00 
          • Check-out:
            until 08:00-11:00 
          • Number of rooms:
            9

          Primrose Valley Hotel Location

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          Local attractions

          • Godolphin - 2.6 mi
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          • Godrevy - 4.2 mi
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          • National Dahlia Collection - 4.9 mi
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          Near the hotel

          • Carbis Bay - 300 ft
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          • New Millennium Gallery - 1600 ft
            Street-an-Pol, St Ives
          • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden - 2300 ft
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          • I Should Coco - 2300 ft
            39 Fore Street, St. Ives
          • Porthminster Beach - 500 ft
            St IvesEngland
          • Wills Lane Gallery - 2100 ft
            Wills Lane, St Ives
          • St Ives Museum - 2200 ft
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          Restaurants nearby

          • Porthminster Beach Cafe - 500 ft

            Address: Porthminster Beach
            Phone: 01736 795352

            82% likes this, based on 904 reviews
            Cuisine: International
            Price Range: USD 9 - USD 32

          • Seagrass - 700 ft

            Address: Fish Street
            Phone: 01736 793763

            75% likes this, based on 609 reviews
            Price Range: USD 12 - USD 23

          • Blas Burgerworks - 1300 ft

            Address: The Warren
            Phone: +44 1736 79-72-72

            77% likes this, based on 411 reviews
            Price Range: USD 16 - USD 24

          • Lookout Restaurant & Bar - 400 ft

            Address: Porthminster Beach
            Phone: +44 (0)1736 796222

            81% likes this, based on 26 reviews
            Price Range: USD 1 - USD 87

          • Lighthouse Bistro - 600 ft

            Address: Chy an Albany Hotel
            Phone: 01736 796759

            76% likes this, based on 61 reviews
            Cuisine: Contemporary, British
            Price Range: USD 9 - USD 40

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from 15:00-20:00 
          • Check-out:
            until 08:00-11:00 
          • Number of rooms:
            9
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          Primrose Valley Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Primrose Valley Hotel

          Average guest rating

          8.0out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 37 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Group of friends
            8.2

            Room 2 is very generous in size and has a lovely view.

            Bathroom is a little dated

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            Nice situation, good decor, friendly staff.

            Unfortunately certain things did not work properly, room had a music system that was not explained and turned out to only partially work, the shower was broken and would only work with the aid of a piece of wood, lightbulbs were missing or not working. The hotel prided itself on it's decor but let itself down in the attention to detail, checking that things work and are fixed should be more of a priority. There were also new staff who although friendly failed to pass on messages when this was a service they had offered.

          • Family with children
            9.6

            Friendly staff-nothing was too much trouble. Room was spotless with comfortable beds. Wonderful views with just a few minutes easy walk in to St Ives and the beach just a stone's throw away. Complimentary cream tea on arrival. Excellent breakfast. Would definitely stay again.

            The last bit of hill to the front door made me puff!

          • Older travelers
            7.8

            Location,convenience for beach and town. Friendly helpful staff

            The lighting in the bathroom made it very difficult to have a proper shave. The lighting cast a big shadow exactly where it was not needed! We had to ask for replacement shampoo and shower gel, despite leaving the empty bottles as a reminder

          • Couple
            9.6

            All staff were very very accommodating and friendly. No negatives whatsoever.

            None - brilliant hotel, very recommended.

          • Couple
            6.6

            Close to town, nice breakfast

            Staff service didn't seem very natural. I lost a sock, when I looked under the bed it was filthy and there was a sock.... But it wasn't mine.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            The Primrose Valley hotel was a really comfortable boutique type of hotel. Breakfast was really good. No restaurant for evening meals, but the many restaurants in St Ives were only a very pleasant 10 minutes walk away. Good parking, a bonus in St Ives! Great beach very close to hotel. Our stay was lovely. The next time we stay in St Ives, we will book the Primrose Valley.

            Nothing, everything was as good as we could want.

          • Couple
            5.8

            The hotel was very clean and the staff helpful.

            We had initially booked a suite which we found had no sea view (But paying premium Price) - the room was claustrophobic and poorly laid out. The bathroom was very good but the bedroom was looking at a back wall and the outlook was very shabby. We asked to changed room and were left to sort out the down graded price our selves as booking was made on- line. You had to ask for robes which we felt was poor as we only discovered this after shower. Breakfast was average, poor selection of fruits & cereals supermarket value range however the cooked breakfast though over described was cooked well. It was a disapointment on the whole,The hotel marketed it self on a boutique hotel but failed to deliver & cut corners where possible.

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            We were greeted at the hotel by friendly staff and offered a tea or coffee on arrival before settling in. The room was small but very comfortable, clean and well equipped. It was lovely to have a range of current magazines in the room to flick through. Breakfasts were excellent. Would certainly recommend Primrose Valley to friends.

            The hotel is not easily found first time. The street is very narrow and we thought it was a driveway at first. It is a bit daunting to first time visitors to St Ives, but not unlike many of the Cornish streets we travelled along in our 9 day tour of Cornwall. Once at the hotel, the location is fantastic to take a short walk along the beachfront to the harbour-front shops and restaurants. We loved our time at St Ives and would happily stay at the Primrose Valley hotel again.

          • Group of friends
            4.6

            Location and boutique feel. Locally sourced food.

            Room was unclean, small and hotel did not reclean to satisfaction £2 charity donation was added to room with no explaination Returned one afternoon to find door to room ajar and unattended step ladders to loft in the middle of the room. Complementary consultation with therapist in spa didn't happen as the staff didn't arrive at appointment time. A big disappointment, hotel room was pricey and did not live up to expectations. After complaint got a (small) deduction from bill for poor cleanliness.

          • Older travelers
            9.0

            Everything about breakfast was fabulous - the best bacon, eggs, sausages, jam (strawberry jam to die for). The location is brilliant - 2 mins walk from ST Ives station and 1min from the beautiful beach. Rooms are well appointed and we had a large balcony overlooking the bay and the harbour. The staff are very welcoming, friendly and efficient.

            The pillows - very very hard to sleep on these - too insubstantial, no spring in them. Mind you we nearly always have trouble with hotel pillows...

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            Service and food were excellent

            Initial disappointment: thought I had booked a room with a sea view/balcony but apparently this was not the case. Not clear from staff whether there was a disparity between this website and the hotel'S.

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            The food was absolutely great - fresh fruit, homemade bread and locally sourced meat, eggs, jams etc. Everything was organic and very tasty. The toiletries in the bathroom - REN, which were available to buy, were also very good.

            We found the Hotel difficult to find - we were looking for a 'brown sign' - which every other hotel seemed to have but Primrose Valley didn'T. This was surprising as I had found out about the Hotel through a tourist book in WHSmiths and it came highly recommended. I wouldn't say I didn't like it - but the steep road down to the Hotel was a little challenging. There was also no mention of the railway track and station that was right outside our window - althought the trains didn't run through the night and didn't in any way spoil our weekend.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            Very good breakfasts. Freshly prepared fruit salad every day. All food locally sourced, nicely presented, delicious. Decor modern and tasteful. Fresh flowers in lounge area. Nice bespoke furniture. Friendly efficient staff. Extremely comfortable bed.

            Extractor fan in shower room in our room seemed to be broken. No light bulb in light above mirror - should have been checked. Room a bit small but it was on offer at a very reasonable price.

          • Couple
            9.6

            Very helpful and friendly staff, excellent room, hotel perfect location.

            Nothing, stay was excellent

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Primrose Valley Hotel - St Ives (Cambridgeshire) St Ives  location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Porthminster Beach, St Ives, St Ives (Cambridgeshire), United Kingdom, TR26 2ED

          Get directions
          City Center
          • St Ives
            3000 ft
          Airports
          Restaurants
          • Porthminster Beach Cafe (cuisine: International)
            500 ft
          • Lookout Restaurant & Bar
            400 ft
          Parks
          • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
            2300 ft
          Beaches
          • Porthminster Beach
            500 ft
          • Porthmeor Beach
            3200 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from 15:00-20:00 
          • Check-out:
            until 08:00-11:00 
          • Number of rooms:
            9