Whole house
Washing machine
Free WiFi
Free parking
Private Bathroom

This property is a 4-minute walk from the beach. Offering free WiFi and free private parking nearby, The Moorings is set in St Ives, within just 1,300 feet of Tate St Ives.

This holiday home includes 3 bedrooms, a living room and a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dining area, and 2 bathrooms with a shower and a washing machine.

The holiday home offers a terrace.

Carbis Bay is 2.2 mi from The Moorings. The nearest airport is Land's End Airport, 17 mi from the accommodations.

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

The Moorings has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 13, 2019

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in St Ives, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4!

Free private parking


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Closest beaches
  • Porthmeor Beach

    9.4 Wonderful beach
    200 feet from property
  • Bamaluz Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    750 feet from property
  • Porthgwidden Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    850 feet from property
  • Porthminster Beach

    9.4 Wonderful beach
    1,850 feet from property
  • Carbis Bay Beach

    Carbis Bay Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Porthkidney Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    1.7 miles from property
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Managed by Escape to St Ives

Company review score: 8.7Based on 454 reviews from 105 properties
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Company info

We are fortunate to have lived in beautiful St Ives for many years and hope that you will visit and share this experience. Escape to St Ives is a family run letting agency and we pride ourselves in providing quality accommodation for the perfect holiday experience. All our holiday homes are hand picked and vetted to ensure that they will meet your expectations. Our St Ives based team is always on hand to answer any questions. Escape to St Ives looks forward to welcoming you to one of our holiday homes.

Property info

The Moorings is perfectly located for a relaxing family holiday. Situated in the popular Downalong area of St Ives it is nestled between Porthmeor and Porthgwidden beaches, with the Town Center, Harbour and Tate Gallery only minutes away. This spacious accommodation sleeps eight with off site parking for one car, it is a great base for exploring all that Cornwall has to offer. The whole family will enjoy the light and airy open plan living area; lounge/diner and kitchen located on the first floor. The beautiful lounge with high ceilings and open beams, provides comfortable seating, a large Smart TV and DVD player. The kitchen is fitted with electric oven, halogen hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine. The tumble dryer is located in a cupboard off the kitchen. A large dining table for eight allows all the family to sit and eat together. Also located on this floor is the master bedroom with kingsize bed, Smart TV and shower en-suite. On the ground floor there are two further bedrooms; a double bedroom which can be organised with a kingsize bed or twin room (two single beds), plus the family suite, offering a kingsize bed and bunk beds.

Neighborhood info

St Ives is a world-renowned holiday destination with numerous attractions that never fails to delight visitors. You can explore the small, cobbled streets enjoying the multitude of individual shops. The quaint Downalong area bordering the harbour and bedecked in flowers throughout the summer allows visitors to step back in time and reflect on St Ives’ fishing heritage. St Ives is ringed by magnificent award winning beaches offering visitors safe bathing and various activities including surfing, diving, boat trips and fishing. There are many superb restaurants specialising in fresh seafood. The town is famous as an art centre. Many artists have been drawn to the area and the town hosts the prestigious Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth museum.

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What's nearby
  • Tate St Ives
    0.1 miles
  • Carbis Bay
    1.5 miles
  • St Michael's Mount
    6.7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Loft
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar The Sloop
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Firehouse
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Seafood Cafe
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar The Hub
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar The Union
    0.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea St Ives Bay
    0.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Porthmeor Beach
    200 feet
  • Bamaluz Beach
    750 feet
  • Porthgwidden Beach
    850 feet
  • Porthminster Beach
    1,850 feet
  • Carbis Bay Beach
    1.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Land's End Airport
    11.5 miles
  • Newquay Cornwall Airport
    26.5 miles
  • St Mary's Airport
    41.5 miles
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Amenities of The Moorings
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Inner courtyard view
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
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House rules The Moorings takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 5:00 PM

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Until 10:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

No cribs or extra beds are available.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 23

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Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that the private parking is offsite and for one car only. The parking space is located in a nearby car park.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about The Moorings

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Moorings on this page.

  • Check-in at The Moorings is from 5:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at The Moorings may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, The Moorings is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The Moorings can accommodate this group size:

    • 8 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The Moorings is 500 feet from the center of St Ives.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Moorings by:

    • Car 1h

  • The Moorings has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 3 bedrooms

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from The Moorings.

  • The Moorings offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):