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Back of Smearton's Pier on lovely October day
From Pier view across bay to Porthminster beach cafe in October sunshine
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The Tate St Ives
Starlings on the Pier
The infamous Ice Cream snatcher on Smearton's Pier
Sunset from Clodgy Point 15 minutes walk from apartment
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Condo/Apartment -
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
St Ives, Cornwall, England

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Abi D
Berkshire, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely apartment, great location.”
Reviewed 10 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We had a great stay at The Old Salthouse, the location is perfect, very quick walks to three beaches and just as quick into town.

The apartment itself was lovely, very comfortable and homely

Would highly recommend and would definitely stay again.

Thank you!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 May 2016
Thank you Abi for your delightful review in respect of your recent stay at the Old Salthouse. It's really appreciated and makes all the hard work worthwhile and I look forward to meeting you on your next visit.
Kind regards, Shirley
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88anj88
Shah Alam, Malaysia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“We had a lovely time.”
Reviewed 3 December 2015 for a stay in October 2015
1
person found this review helpful

The salt house is a spacious studio that could easily accommodate three occupants. It is hidden away from the bustle of St Ives yet close enough to a very private beach and only a 5 minutes walk to the harbour of St Ives. It had all the amenities that one would need and a little porch to park for a small to medium car.
Tim who met us on our arrival was friendly and helpful. He gave a quick tour around the studio and there was even a small grocery nearby.
On the whole we really enjoyed our stay at the Old Salthouse. We would highly recommend it.

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Liked best: It was close to St Ives yet private.
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
20 Dec 2015
Many thanks for your kind review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay in St Ives and the apartment worked well for you. Hope to see you again.
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Ali_D_Lak...
Lake District. UK
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fabulous!!”
Reviewed 21 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015
1
person found this review helpful

What a find! We stayed here after the school holidays had finished, so it was lovely and peaceful. No external noise whatsoever. The studio was very well equipped, and very comfortable indeed. It was also suprisingly spacious. The exposed stone walls within, made it feel very cosy too. The private access to the beach, together with the private parking space, was just the icing on the cake. The studio is located in a very quiet area of St Ives, adjacent to the wonderful Porthmeor Beach, and lots of little independent art galleries. There is even an 'Open All Hours' type of store, across from the entrance to the complex, which stocks everything you would need, including fresh bread and pastries every morning. We would not hesitate in stopping here again, it felt like a real 'home from home'. Highly recommended! Thank you..

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: The sink in the bathroom was very tiny, however, you soon get used to it.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
26 Oct 2015
Dear Ali
What a fantastic review, thank you. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Old Salthouse. Many thanks indeed for all your lovely comments and for taking the time to post a review. I hope you will visit us again. What a lovely recommendation.
Very kind regards, Shirley
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Allison37
West Bromwich
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Lovely little studio”
Reviewed 29 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Stayed here for the past week and we had a lovely time - the studio has everything you need including a washing machine & dishwasher...

Shirley is lovely and so is Tim...

I have given 4 stars on the basis that we had the recycling bins right outside meaning every morning we were awoken to the sound of bottles being put in the bins and also this is the turning spot right outside the studio which did make us lack privacy...

We really can recommend this place despite the two points mentioned...

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JacksyDai...
London
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“What a find!”
Reviewed 22 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
1
person found this review helpful

The studio apartment has everything you could want. Loved the bathroom towels - fastest drying towels in the West! The best bit was opening the private door onto the beach - what a sight for sore eyes. We took a video of this and friends and family cannot believe the view of the beach and sea - simply beautiful.

You are just a short stroll from all bars/restaurants and shops so we didn't use the car once.

Will be back that's for sure.

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Liked best: Loved everything from start to finish.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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Management Response
24 May 2015
Hi Jackie

Just to say thank you for your lovely review, absolutely fantastic. I'm very grateful and I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Old Salthouse and I very much look forward to seeing you again.

Kind regards, Shirley
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