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Oliver's Lodge Hotel
3 out of 5
50 Needingworth Road, Cambridgeshire, St Ives, England
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0.61 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (114 reviews)
Recommended

"I like this hotel, as it is reasonably priced, the rooms are comfortable and the breakfast is good."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2020

Oliver's Lodge Hotel
Hilton Cambridge City Centre
4 out of 5
Downing Street, Cambridge, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £138 per night
11.67 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (988 reviews)

"Excellent location and customer service, good selection of breakfast, spacious and neat rooms. Friendly staff and atmosphere."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Hilton Cambridge City Centre
DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge Belfry
4 out of 5
Back Lane, Cambourne, Cambridge, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £88 per night
7.69 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (592 reviews)

"Everything was lovely. The bed was a bit too firm for me."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge Belfry

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Pike & Eel Hotel and Marina
3 out of 5
Overcote Lane, St Ives, England
The price is £70 per night
2.24 mi from city centre
3.4/5Good! (21 reviews)
great location rooms and food

"great location beside the river, lots of space for walks or kids to play, very good restaurant. Rooms in the main building done to a very high standard"…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2020

Pike & Eel Hotel and Marina
ibis Cambridge Central Station
3 out of 5
2 Station Square, Cambridge, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £65 per night
12.53 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"Clean. Friendly efficient staff. Easy safe check in and out"…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2020

ibis Cambridge Central Station
Best Western Dolphin Hotel
3 out of 5
London Road, Cambridgeshire, St Ives, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night
1.03 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (120 reviews)
Great, friendly service

"A really thorough, friendly check in from Sue. Hotel having some renovations and Storm Dennis but were looked after. Bathroom a little dated . Wonderful location for easy access to town. Meal on Friday evening was enjoyable. Will book again (in the summer)"…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

Best Western Dolphin Hotel
Old Ferry Boat St Ives by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
Back Lane, Holywell, St Ives, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £65 per night
1.46 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (102 reviews)

"We liked all of it apart from the mould on the windows in room 6"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Old Ferry Boat St Ives by Greene King Inns
Gonville Hotel
4 out of 5
Gonville Place, Cambridge, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £135 per night
12 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (831 reviews)

"The hotel accommodated us at a last minute booking, as we couldn't stay longer in our current place and the bad storm over the weekend had put a damper on seeing anything of Cambridge until the rain/wind passed. It is a well-located hotel, with a comfortable room and good amenities, close to the ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 May 2020

Gonville Hotel
Rectory Farm
3 out of 5
Madingley Road, Cambridge, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night
9.83 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (645 reviews)

"Liked the price - good value for money. Nice setting. Convenient for Park and Ride and Motorways. Beautifully decorated. Would be useful if they could do evening meals. Bar room/lounge area in old house was freezing cold in the evening and not conducive to staying there. Don't know why parking charged ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Rectory Farm
Clayton Hotel Cambridge formerly known as The Tamburlaine Hotel
4 out of 5
Station Rd, Cambridge, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £127 per night
12.48 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (706 reviews)

"Lovely hotel, never had such a good nights sleep. The beds are literally like clouds! I struggled to get out of mine! Social distancing all very good. Very clean and presentable.Shower was so nice. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2020

Clayton Hotel Cambridge formerly known as The Tamburlaine Hotel
Slepe Hall Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Ramsey Road, St Ives, England
The price is £125 per night
0.86 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (19 reviews)

"Beautiful building with lots of history and character. Close to town centre"…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec 2019

Slepe Hall Hotel
Urban By Signature Suites
The price is £50 per night
18.99 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (23 reviews)
Modern stay

"Modern suite. Will stay again"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

Urban By Signature Suites
Holiday Inn Huntingdon - Racecourse
3 out of 5
Thrapston Road, Brampton, Huntingdon, England
Free cancellation
The price is £59 per night
7.19 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (367 reviews)
Holiday inn.

"Lovely friendly staff. Clean environment. Good value for money"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Huntingdon - Racecourse
Holiday Inn Express Cambridge
3 out of 5
15/17 Coldhams Park, Norman Way, Cambridge, England
Free cancellation
The price is £45 per night
13.36 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (954 reviews)

"We were worried about the location of the hotel when booking but it was fine, just got taxis into town. The staff were really helpful and friendly. Breakfast was good, plenty to choose from. Some building work going on but it did not spoil our stay. Only thing we would fault is that we could hear ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

Holiday Inn Express Cambridge
Cambridge Hotel City Center on the River Cam
4 out of 5
Granta Place Mill Lane, Cambridge, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £132 per night
11.66 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (932 reviews)

"We love this hotel by the river and punts. The staff were very friendly and did their best during their first weekend after the lockdown was eased. Highlights are cocktails on the lawn and breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2020

Cambridge Hotel City Center on the River Cam
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Pocket Guide: St Ives

Visiting St Ives

Guests will want to experience the bars, restaurants and boating in St Ives. Welcoming and cosy, this riverfront city also attracts visitors with its coffeehouses.

  • There are 3 St Ives hotels
  • August is the most expensive month to travel here, whereas February is the most economical
  • Closest major airport is in Cambridge (CBG), 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around St Ives

  • Wayside Museum and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences are popular cultural attractions
  • Church of St Mary the Great and Ely Cathedral are noteworthy landmarks
  • The rivers and countryside highlight the natural beauty, and Paxton Pits Nature Reserve, The River Cam, and Jesus Green are several places worth visiting

Getting around St Ives

There are many transport options in St Ives. You can ride a ferry across the water to see more of the area.

Staying in St Ives

You might like one of these highly rated, small-scale inns and unique properties for a romantic getaway or boutique stay:
  • Old Ferry Boat St Ives
  • Oliver's Lodge Hotel

Old Ferry Boat St Ives, a favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 3.7 out of 5 user rating. Also Oliver's Lodge Hotel has a 3 rating by guests.

Dressing for St Ives

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 11°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 1°C
  • From April to June, the average is 20°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 22°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 16°C as the daytime average and 2°C as the night-time average
  • St Ives gets about 21 millimetres of rain per year

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in St Ives?
The Golden Lion is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Best Western Dolphin Hotel and Pike & Eel Hotel and Marina.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in St Ives, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available in St Ives.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in St Ives?
Oliver’s Lodge Hotel is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests.

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