Boasting a garden, bar and views of garden, St Merryn is set in Carbis Bay, 400 metres from Carbis Bay Beach. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a picnic area. There is a sun terrace and guests can make use of free WiFi and free private parking. The units in the guest house are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Every room has a kettle and a private bathroom, while certain rooms here will provide you with a balcony and some have sea views. Porthminster Beach is 1.2 km from St Merryn, while Porthkidney Beach is 1.8 km away. The nearest airport is Land's End Airport, 28 km from the accommodation.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

St Merryn has been welcoming guests since 24 Apr 2022.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
2 single beds
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 large double bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 double bed
1 double bed
2 single beds
2 single beds
1 single bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Carbis Bay
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  • Sara
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Loved the location, easy to get to either St Ives or Carbis Bay by foot, car or bus which is really easy as stop just nearby, would have been nice to have the choice of breakfast as the nearest places are St Ives or Carbis Bay, wouldn’t stop us...
  • Trevor
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location within walking distance of both Carbis Bay and St Ives was good.
  • Nicola
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The hotel was in a fantastic location. Easy to walk to both St Ives and Carbis bay or easy to get the bus. Very basic and slightly dated but for the price and location you can’t complain at all. The staff were what really made our stay. So...
  • Debra
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very quiet and relaxing. Great views from balcony.Staff were excellent,very friendly, and helpful. Ample free parking at the hotel. Good bus service to St Ives . Lovely choice of restaurants/pubs around the area and amazing beaches at Carbis Bay...
  • Gregor
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The hotel has a lovely garden and veranda. I had a double room and my friend a single. Both were clean, comfortable and quiet. Dawn and Paula at reception are friendly, welcoming and helpful, and they made our stay more enjoyable as we felt at...
  • Navin
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Staff were very polite, courteous and knowledgable
  • Alister
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    The staff were excellent. Friendly, caring and helpful to all who entered. Great location.
  • Στελλα
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Everything was brilliant me and my kids really enjoyed it staff very polite and helpful. The place is at a brilliant location near everywhere. The room clean and tiedy.
  • Kimberly
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The hotel was lovely and clean, the staff were friendly and helpful. It’s an ideal place to stay as it’s a short walk to st ives or a 2 minute walk to the bus stop. Carbis bay beach is about a 10 minute walk but on the way back a bit longer as it...
  • Suzanne
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff were amazing. Friendly and helpful. Value for money was spot on. As stated by the hotel, its an old building so noise travels easily. The Hotel expressed a need for all guests to be respectful and reduce noise by 11pm. I slept very well....
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi there I know you’re not currently offering breakfast but is there anywhere local for breakfast? Regards Alan

    Hi Alan, there are numerous places in st ives or Hayle, Costa in tesco which is a two minute walk from us does breakfast. Hope that helps. Dawn
    Answered on 3 May 2022
  • hi is the check out time fix from 8-10? only? is there a way we can checkout at 15:00

    Check out is by 10am
    Answered on 24 June 2022
  • Are dogs allowed?

    Sorry no we don't accept pets
    Answered on 15 July 2022
  • Hi! Is there available parking? Thanks.

    Hello yes there is
    Answered on 28 April 2022
  • Can we bring our 6 month old x

    Hi, yes you can
    Answered on 27 April 2022
  • Hi, does each room has its own private bathroom?

    Yes they do
    Answered on 29 June 2023
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Host Information

Company review score: 8.7Based on 373 reviews from 1 property
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Property information

Fantastic location with close proximity to St Ives (20 minute walk) and less than a mile walk to Porthminster and Carbis Bay beaches. St Merryn offers clean, spacious and affordable accommodation. Each room has its own private bathroom and includes a small flat screen tv, hairdryer and kettle. The rooms are spread over 3 floors, with one family room on ground floor, and remaining bedrooms on the first and second floor. There is no lift and there are approximately 40 number steps to the top floor (please note the lowest priced rooms are situated on the second floor), and some of the rooms on the second floor have restricted height (attic rooms; please see pictures). Most rooms on the front of the property have some sea views. Free WiFi is available in communal area on ground floor only. Free parking is available, however, there are limited spaces and we let on a first come first saved basis.

Neighbourhood information

Less than 1 mile to Carbis Bay and Porthminster beaches, and just over one mile into the harbour in St Ives .

Language spoken


Property surroundings *

Facilities of St Merryn

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Beach
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages spoken
    • English

    Sustainable initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

    House rules

    St Merryn takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00 to 20:00


    From 08:00 to 10:00



    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 of any age 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

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    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.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests must be quiet between 23:00 and 07:00.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    FAQs about St Merryn

    • St Merryn is 800 yards from the centre of Carbis Bay. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at St Merryn include:

      • Family
      • Double
      • Triple
      • Single
      • Twin

    • Check-in at St Merryn is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

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

      • Golf course (within 3 km)
      • Beach

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