Situated in St Ives, 300 metres from Porthminster Beach, Host St Ives features accommodation with a terrace, free private parking, a restaurant and a bar. With free WiFi, this 4-star hotel offers an ATM and a concierge service. The property is non-smoking and is set 600 metres from Porthmeor Beach. All rooms in the hotel are fitted with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchenette, a dining area, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Host St Ives offers some rooms that have a balcony, and every room is fitted with a coffee machine. At the accommodation the rooms include bed linen and towels. Guests at Host St Ives can enjoy a continental breakfast. The area is popular for hiking, and bike hire is available at the hotel. Bamaluz Beach is 800 metres from Host St Ives, while St Michael's Mount is 14 km from the property. The nearest airport is Land's End Airport, 27 km from the accommodation.

This is our guests' favourite part of St Ives, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Host St Ives has been welcoming guests since 25 Aug 2021.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in St Ives, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Breakfast info


FREE private parking!


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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Ricky
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Beautiful room (Terrace Suite) with excellent, luxurious features, one of the nicest hotel rooms we've ever stayed in, so much attention to detail! Breakfast was very good and the owner was really friendly and helpful. Would love to stay again one...
  • Kanwal
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Stunning apartment in the heart of St Ives. Host was excellent and provided all the relevant information. Comfortable bed, bathroom was amazing! Overall excellent stay and look forward to returning!
  • Wendy
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Breakfast was very nice, served to the room. The bed was exceptionally comfortable and the bathroom was exquisite.
  • Jochem
    Great classic-modern design, well-picked art on the walls, fantastic bath and bed. Excellent breakfast and welcoming & helpful host.
  • Alexandra
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    The host was very helpful and went out of his way to ensure everything went well. The apartment was beautiful with so many thoughtful touches. Sky TV was appreciated so we could watch the men’s final at Wimbledon. We had the terrace suite which...
  • Stuart
    Beautiful property in a beautiful town. Great friendly host. Stunning room
  • Andy
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Stunning and tasteful decor. Lots of extras such as coffee maker and fridge. Parking is a real premium in St Ives. The room came with access to a nearby underground carpark that was easy and convenient to use. The location of the hotel is very...
  • Jackson
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Stunning room, very comfortable, great location in the centre of town. The staff were fantastic and incredibly helpful. The attention to detail was wonderful, I would definitely stay there again.
  • J
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    From start to finish Rassie was professional and very knowledgeable with the history of the building. I loved the rooms and the attention to detail. Breakfast and the meal in the evening was exceptional and so reasonably priced.
  • Flora
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very central location, beautiful room, lots of thoughtful touches, and very clean

Property questions and answers
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  • It looks like you have suites (how many is not clear) - but not just rooms. I'm looking for a room only. Please advise. thank you

    Yes we just have two luxury suites with parking. We try to create the the perfect mix between a hotel and holiday let by offering the service and lux..
    Answered on 8 April 2022
  • Are there any electric car charging points at the hotel or nearby please? Thank you

    The nearest charging point is at Tesco. However, due to our town centre location you do not need to drive a lot and we are about a 5min walk away fro..
    Answered on 26 August 2021
  • How many rooms do you have in total please? &..... Will there be much noise from building work, as I understand that work is underway - we are plannin..

    All the work is completed. We have undoubtedly the two most luxury suites in St Ives fitted entirely with British and local crafts product of exceptio..
    Answered on 18 October 2021
  • Fastest response ever to a question - thanks! One more quick question though - do both suites have a bath?

    Thank you. Yes, both suites have luxury roll top baths from Catchpole & Rye of Kent which is a popular supplier for celebrities. Also the photos you s..
    Answered on 18 October 2021
  • Is this room dog friendly?

    Unfortunately not as the suites are finished to a very high standard. However, our restaurant and bar is dog friendly.
    Answered on 27 May 2022
  • Hi we are a party of three with our son 16 can you accommodate an extra person ( on the settee if needed ! ) in one of the rooms?

    Hello, Although our suites are about 500sq feet each it is unfortunately only for two people at a time. You are welcome to book both suites though. K..
    Answered on 25 January 2022
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Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Host St Ives
    • Cuisine
      British • Pizza • Seafood
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour

Facilities of Host St Ives
Great facilities! Review score, 9.8

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • City view
  • View
  • Terrace
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lockers
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Airport shuttle
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Adult only
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English

House rules

Host St Ives takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 23:30


From 04:00 to 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 12 years are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 12 and older are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

The fine print

Bar is closed from Wed 25 Aug 2021 until Thu 30 Sept 2021

FAQs about Host St Ives

  • Room options at Host St Ives include:

    • Suite

  • Host St Ives has 1 restaurant:

    • Host St Ives

  • The prices at Host St Ives may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Host St Ives offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beach
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Bicycle rental

  • Check-in at Host St Ives is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The nearest beach is just 200 yards from Host St Ives. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Host St Ives is 400 yards from the centre of St Ives. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.