Carbis Bay, United Kingdom

The Gannet Inn

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • The hotel is in the seaside village of Carbis Bay -- around 5 minutes' drive from St Ives
  • Guests have access to the facilities at Carbis Bay Hotel, including a heated outdoor pool
  • Quirky Rooms are soundproof, individually designed & new -- the hotel opened in 2015

100% (46 Member Ratings)

"The hotel was cosy and appealing, and had been furnished beautifully. The staff were all very welcoming and wanted to help you make the most of your stay. Food was excellent."
Jan 02, 2017
Lower Brailes, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

Carbis Bay railway station is around 10 minutes' walk from the hotel. The A30 is less than 10 minutes' drive away. Parking is free.

Rooms & Rates

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Cornwall is popular throughout the year, with its "mild climate, breath-taking scenery and long stretches of sandy beach" (Conde Nast Traveller). St Ives is no exception, it has a well-known art scene, winding cobbled streets and "turquoise bays" (Lonely Planet).

The Gannet Inn, a country-style boutique hotel opened in 2015, sits in the seaside village of Carbis Bay, around five minutes' drive from St Ives. The hotel is 10 minutes' walk from Carbis Bay railway station, which is 10 minutes by train from St Ives, which is known for its restaurants, galleries and shops.

Guests get access to facilities at sister property Carbis Bay Hotel -- 10 minutes' walk away -- which include a heated outdoor pool open all year, a hydrotherapy pool and panoramic sea-view treatment rooms. Carbis Bay Hotel sits along a private 25-acre picturesque beach, that's been awarded a Blue Flag for the last 10 years. You can access the South West Coast Path from the hotel.

The Gannet Inn has a restaurant/bar, and a cosy lounge with a large fireplace. The bar has a dartboard and a pool table, and breakfast is served 7:30-10am.

Rooms are soundproof and individually designed, with all featuring bold prints and bespoke furniture. Wi-Fi is free.

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  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • No pets allowed
  • Spa
  • 100% smoke-free
  • No elevator / lift


  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am

Children and additional guests: There is no extra bed available.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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46 Member Reviews
(100% Positive)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for The Gannet Inn over the past 15 months.
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Enjoyed Most: The hotel was cosy and appealing, and had been furnished beautifully. The staff were all very welcoming and wanted to help you make the most of your stay. Food was excellent.
Other Comments: It was great to be able to use the facilities at their sister hotel, The Carbis Bay, which was right on the waterfront.
Stephanie Jan 02, 2017 Lower Brailes, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The rooms were excellent. The food and the service brilliant and the atmosphere very relaxing
A D Jan 01, 2017 Helston, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Very friendly and helpful staff. Stylish decor. Warm.
Other Comments: We thoroughly enjoyed our one night stay and would go again.
David Dec 31, 2016 Exeter, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Friendly and helpful staff.
Alison Dec 23, 2016 Buckhurst Hill, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The room was absolutely immaculate and decorated to the highest quality. Really enjoyed the heated flooring in the bathroom; a really luxurious touch.
Gemma Dec 22, 2016 Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Everything, but the directions to the railway station. [ Not helped with lack of local directions ]
PATRICIA Dec 18, 2016 HORRABRIDGE, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: It was lovely. Chef cooked me a veggie meal not on the menu the first night. Friendly staff. Tasty food and lounge looked very festive.
Other Comments: Good bed and bedding, room very nice
Dec 18, 2016 Somerset, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Lovely room. nice decor,really friendly staff,good food
Other Comments: Could not fault our stay we also enjoyed the spa at the Car is bay hotel
Gwen Dec 15, 2016 Marnhull, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: lovely hotel, all new and shiny and clean.
vanessa Dec 05, 2016 Plymouth, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Excellent stay
Steven Nov 29, 2016 Stoke sub hamdon, United Kingdom

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