Occupying a wonderful, elevated location overlooking St. Ives Bay, this award-winning hotel offers a host of modern comforts and stunning sea view rooms. The hotel offers comfortable en suite rooms, many with fabulous sea views.
Chy-An-Albany provides an ideal base to explore St. Ives and its renowned Tate Gallery, as well as the quaint harbour side, cobbled streets and collection of beautiful beaches that have captivated artists and tourists for over a century. The hotel is also just a short walk from the train station at the bottom of the hill (approximately 5 minutes). /p
Originally 3 Edwardian houses built for local sea captains with the Hain Shipping Company, Chy-an-Albany was converted to a hotel in the 1920s. The hotel has been tastefully refurbished retaining much of the charm of the original building. Free WiFi and Parking available. /p
The hotel also offers its brand new art-themed restaurant which opened in 2010- The Lighthouse Bistro showcases a wide range of art from local artists including Cathrine Stringer & Alistair Common. The gallery-style restaurant offers contemporary dining using the very freshest local vegetables and produce, fish straight from the sea and Cornish made cheeses alongside exotic foods and wines from around the world. In addition to exhibiting in the bistro there are also prints and other works of art on display from both local and international artists in the bar, reception and sunlounge. Commission from sales are being donated to the RNLI. /p
The Bistro also has some of the finest views over St Ives Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse. (Also open to non- residents)
Take the A3074 main road into St. Ives and continue down Trelyon Avenue. At the bottom of the hill turn left on to Albany Terrace. Our main car park is situated at the rear of the Hotel and there are a small number of parking spaces at the front. To locate this proceed back to Albany Terrace, turn left on to Trelyon Avenue and left in to Albert Road. Take the next left on to Talland Road and left again into Belyars Lane. Our main car park is about 200m along here.
The hotel is approximately 500 yards from St Ives bus and train stations.
You can check in from 15:00. You need to check out by 10:30.