Carbis Bay, United Kingdom

The Gannet Inn

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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% (28 Member Ratings)

"The food, the atmosphere, the staff, the interior design of the hotel is just stunning."
Nov 29, 2016
YELVERTON, 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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28 Member Reviews
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Enjoyed Most: Excellent stay
Steven Nov 29, 2016 Stoke sub hamdon, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The food, the atmosphere, the staff, the interior design of the hotel is just stunning.
Other Comments: Excellent parking and access to St. Ives - an amazing hotel - thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
JULIETTE Nov 29, 2016 YELVERTON, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The room was amazing.
Other Comments: Staff were very attentive.
Martin Nov 28, 2016 Heswall, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Helpfulness, pleasant and very friendly staff. Hotel very well decorated, although on very busy road quiet.
Other Comments: Bedroom doors rather noisy, perhaps a quitter self closing device could be fitted. Otherwise everything else perfect.
raymond Nov 27, 2016 Dorset, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Lovely contemporary accommodation
Jeanette Nov 22, 2016 Penryn, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Small and friendly. Lovely deco. Well situated.
Lynn & Bob Nov 21, 2016 Cardiff, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Lovely room. Staff exceptionally helpful and friendly. Evening meal perfectly cooked --delicious!
Other Comments: Lovely touch--chocolate dipped strawberries left in our room to celebrate my husbands birthday.
Jillian M Nov 20, 2016 Stafford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: We liked the staff, who were very helpful and friendly. We enjoyed the food and found the room very comfortable.
John Nov 15, 2016 Swansea, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The comfortable bed lovely bed linen fantastic staff
Other Comments: I would advise anyone to stay there if visiting the area from the first impression at the reception to the rooms and decor. Lovely food Easy access into St Ives town Will definatly be going back
Dawn Nov 14, 2016 Wellington, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Everything!!
Jackie Nov 14, 2016 Plymouth, United Kingdom

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