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1 room, 2 adults

Thurlestone Guest House, St Ives

4-star4 stars
St Ives Road, St Ives, England, TR26 2RT, United Kingdom

Upscale B&B within easy reach of Porthminster Beach
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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  • Excellent breakfast, gracious, friendly, and helpful hosts. Forty minute walk to downtown…Jun. 16, 2018
  • A very good experience we had, the hosts were really friendly and nothing was too much.…Jun. 13, 2018

Thurlestone Guest House, St Ives

from $161 CAD
  • Standard Double Room, Sea View
  • Standard Room, 1 Double or 2 Single Beds, Sea View
  • Standard Double Room (Rear View)
  • Standard Double or Twin Room, Sea View
  • Standard Double Room (Small)
  • Standard Double Room, Sea View (2nd Floor)
  • Single Room, Sea View

What’s around Thurlestone Guest House, St Ives


  • Porthminster Beach - 19 min walk
  • St Ives Harbour - 29 min walk
  • Carbis Bay Beach - 7 min walk
  • Porth Kidney Sands - 14 min walk
  • Harbour Sand - 26 min walk
  • St. Ives Theatre - 30 min walk
  • Barbara Hepworth Museum - 30 min walk
  • West Cornwall Golf Club - 31 min walk

Getting around

  • Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall) - 56 min drive
  • Carbis Bay Station - 7 min walk
  • St Ives Station - 28 min walk
  • Lelant Station - 3 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 7 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-6 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking on site (limited)

  • Free nearby parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Thurlestone Guest House, St Ives’s small print

Also known as

  • Thurlestone Guest House B&B St Ives
  • Thurlestone Guest House B&B
  • Thurlestone Guest House St Ives
  • Thurlestone Guest House
  • Thurlestone Guest House St Ives, Cornwall
  • Thurlestone St Ives
  • Thurlestone Guest House St Ives
  • Thurlestone Guest House Bed & breakfast
  • Thurlestone Guest House Bed & breakfast St Ives


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Thurlestone Guest House, St Ives

  • Is parking offered on site at Thurlestone Guest House?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Thurlestone Guest House?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Thurlestone Guest House?
    You can check in from 4 PM to 6 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Thurlestone Guest House?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Bean Inn (3-min walk), Cornish Arms (4.3 mi), and The Bucket of Blood (4.8 mi).

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.8 From 34 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
G.Sin John and Linda treated us like family. THey went o it if their way to ensure we were comfortable and happy. John briefed us on where to eat and explained the highlights of St. Ives. Their breakfasts were amazing
cAROLINE, ca7 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Loved it, would recomend it
We really enjoyed our stay in this guest house. John and Linda are the best hosts ever! As it was a very last minute booking for us and did not have time for much research, we did not know what to expect and the pandemic situation made us a little concerned as well. However the room stood up to very high cleanliness standards. The towels and sheets smelled lovely. John was very welcoming as we arrived and gave us a lot of handy tips. Linda cooks the best breakfast ever! They are both very capable in what they do and could be an example to imitate by others in this business. I would definitely recommend it to others
gb4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely short stay
Lovely people great food excellent who did everything to make our stay as good as it gets had a great time thank you we will definitely return
Rosalyn, gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Carbis bay
John & linda were fantastic host the breakfast was great location was great will definitely go back
Roz, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Last minute break
Fantastic hosts really welcoming Great brekkie Sorry we didn't have more time there
phillip, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Cozy stay in Carbis Bay
Our hosts greeted us warmly after our trudge up the hill from the little train station at Carbis Bay (if only we'd read that they'd gladly pick us up when we arrived!). Within moments we were booked for dinner at a nearby pub, and that set the tone for our stay at Thurlestone House. Whatever our need, from laundry to dinner to a taxi, our host was ready with the phone, and had us in motion almost as soon as we mentioned it. Generous hours for breakfast. They provided a variety of cold cereals, yogurts and homemade jams, plus fruits and juices. Each person had a personal coffee or tea pot. And then they would ask, "Are you ready for breakfast?" The full English breakfast, of course, which could include sausage, beans, tomatoes and eggs, or salmon, bacon, croissants, or other toast or muffins. I've not included everything-- plenty of variety, all done well. At breakfast, they would ask, "Where are you going today?" And they were truly interested. "We're going to Mousehole today," we said. "Oh, dear little Mousehole. We love it there." They had plenty of suggestions how to get places and what not to miss. It was such a pleasure to be with them. Our room was pleasant, and the sea view we paid for did not disappoint. We loved our stay in Cornwall, and had a wonderful time at Thurlestone House.
Judy, us5 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
The only place to stay in Carbis Bay.
Excellent attention to detail and run by a genuinely pleasant couple. The rooms are well decorated with lovely comfortable beds. The breakfast is amazing with great choice, and sets you up for the day. We didn't eat lunch at all. Acess to the beach is directly opposite and takes 5 minutes to walk. It is very steep though and is not an easy walk back if you have any difficulty walking. St.Ives is a 10 minute bus ride away with regular service to town and the local area in general. Great location, wonderful guest house. I wouldn't stay anywhere else.
Paul, gb4 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Easier than staying in St. Ives
The owners of this B&B are both gracious and very knowledgeable. Their advice on where and what to see, do, and eat was invaluable. The building is located across the street from a steep trail through a wooded area to the beach (about 5 minutes away). Good exercise! The main bus line into St. Ives runs right in front of the B&B, so we just parked our car (5 spaces in front) and took the bus into town (£2.40 each way, discount when you buy a round-trip ticket). Parking in St. Ives is nearly impossible. The included breakfast is generous and early (8 to 9 a.m.); the eggs were cooked to order perfectly. Note: checkout is at 10 a.m.
Nancy, ie2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great owners!!
michael d, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Relaxed and enjoyable.
We were revisiting Cornwall, having lived there for 40 years and could not have chosen a better area or indeed a better guest house. The welcome from the hosts and the friendly banter though or 6 days there.
Patrick, gb6 night romance trip

Thurlestone Guest House, St Ives

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