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The Gannet Inn

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Free daily full breakfast
Front of property
Family Double or Twin Room, 1 Bedroom | Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Bar (on property)
Family Double or Twin Room, 1 Bedroom | Bathroom | Shower, free toiletries

Overview of The Gannet Inn

The Gannet Inn

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in St Ives with restaurant and bar/lounge
9.2 out of 10 Superb
9.2/10 Superb

58 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
St Ives Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives, England, TR26 2SB
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Concierge services
  • Picnic area
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Carbis Bay Beach - 2 min drive
  • St Ives Harbour - 4 min drive
  • St. Michael's Mount - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall) - 53 min drive
  • Lelant Station - 3 min drive
  • Lelant Saltings Station - 5 min drive
  • Carbis Bay Station - 8 min walk


  • St Ives Brewery - 4 min drive
  • Porthminster Beach Bar - 3 min drive
  • The Hain Line - 3 min drive
  • Porthminster Beach Cafe - 3 min drive
  • Bier Huis Grand Cafe - 4 min drive

About this property

The Gannet Inn

When visiting St Ives, The Gannet Inn is a great choice to consider. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant, or indulge in massages, body wraps or manicures and pedicures. Other features include a bar/lounge, a terrace and a garden. Fellow travellers like that the accommodation is overall comfort.


English, French, German, Romanian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Beach nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Lift

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Howards Hotel St Ives
Howards Hotel
Howards St Ives
Howards Hotel St Ives, Cornwall
Gannet Inn St Ives
Gannet St Ives
The Gannet Inn Hotel
The Gannet Inn St Ives
The Gannet Inn Hotel St Ives

Frequently asked questions

Does The Gannet Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Gannet Inn does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Gannet Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Gannet Inn?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Gannet Inn?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Gannet Inn?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at The Gannet Inn and nearby?
The Gannet Inn has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Gannet Inn?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
What's the area around The Gannet Inn like?
The Gannet Inn is a short 8-minute walk from Carbis Bay Station and 10 minutes' walk from Carbis Bay Beach.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Well worth a stay!
Brilliant place. Food excellent. Service first rate. Will return.
Julia, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

All staff were friendly and helpful. Food was good
Jack, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Denise, 4-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The hotel had a particularly good restaurant for dinner, the included breakfast, and afternoon Cornish Cream Tea. The walk to Corbis Bay beach is quite steep but only takes about 10 minutes and the beach is great. The walk to St Ives takes 45-60 minutes and is one of the prettiest coastal walks anywhere. I think most people take the bus to St. Ives (you want to avoid parking there) but be sure to leave time for a walk at least once.
Brett, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great place to stay
Brilliant stay can't comment on the eco-friendliness as I had no information on it
Nicola, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely place to stay
Helen, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Chris, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely sea view room but we had an attic room so have a sore head due to forgetting to duck. Excellent restaurant with an attractive menu, Sunday lunch especially good. Had the option of limited use of spar facilities ar sister hotel Carbis Bay but did not take up this option.
Kerry, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Maree, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Catherine, 1-night trip
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