Guest House - St Ives


A Warm Welcome awaits you at...

Crest-o-Wave, is located in a quiet location and guests appreciate its peace and tranquillity with the knowledge that the bustling centre of St Ives is only a short walk away.

We are literally two minutes from Porthmeor beach, with the Tate gallery also nearby, the coastal footpath starts directly opposite the house, and a bowling green is also opposite.

Parking can be a problem in St Ives but we have ample parking spaces for our guests at the front of the house.

We pride ourselves on our friendly, personal service to all our visitors and are always available to give help and assistance. We believe the guest house has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, where our visitors are able to relax in comfort.

Breakfast is served between 08:30 and 09:15 am. We serve a full English breakfast as well as a continental alternative should that be requested.

We accept all major cards.

...we have free parking for our guests...


"Some of our rooms have panoramic views over Porthmeor Beach & beyond"

For more information on our current availablility and prices call us on 01736 758786 or email us by clicking on the button below...

Our Guest Rooms

Here at Crest-o-Wave we have comfortable guest rooms, which include double and single bedrooms. All of our rooms are light and bright, with some having panoramic sea views across Porthmeor beach, St Ives Bay and beyond.

All of our rooms are a comfortable size and equipped with a colour television, tea/coffee making facilities and hair dryers for guest use.

We have a large comfortable lounge, and there is central heating throughout the house.



  • Large double bed
  • Colour television
  • Central heating
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hair dryer
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    We have a large comfortable lounge, where guests can sit and relax or watch colour television in comfort.



  • Comfortable single bed
  • Colour television
  • Central heating
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hair dryer
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    St IVES

    St Ives is located on the tip of the peninsular of St Ives Bay in the west of Cornwall, England.

    A seaside town with a picturesque fishing harbour, voted best family holiday destination. Wander through the maze of narrow cobbled streets, local shops and sample some of the tastiest award-winning restaurants, cafés and bars in the country.



    St Ives

    Many regard St Ives as the 'gem' of Cornwall and the most picturesque of resorts. With its combination of unique and magnificent coastal views to the town's narrow streets, which wind their way between quaint fishermen's cottages, numerous bars, restaurants, cafes, museums, galleries and the Tate.

    Not many resorts can rival St Ives for both the number and quality of beaches. There are no less than five beautiful golden sandy beaches within easy walking distance of St Ives town centre.

    The turquoise waters of St Ives Bay are some of the cleanest in Europe, with the beaches regularly receiving the coveted Blue Flag awards. Also we have such a variety, from family beaches at Porthminster and Porthgwidden with sheltered bathing and rock pools, to the famous Porthmeor surfing beach below us.


    St Ives Festivals...


    St Ives hosts a vast array of galleries and events throughout the year. Every year the town holds a wide spectrum of festivals that include food, New Year, litreature, arts and the infamous St Ives September Festival, which attracts artists and visitors alike, from around the globe.


    Places to visit...

    From the Tate, on the shore of Porthmeor Beach just below us to the numerous small, private galleries, there is plenty to see and do, here in St Ives. With a quartet of golden, sandy beaches, leisurely coastal walks and boat trips to Seal Island.


    Further afield but an easy day trip from St Ives is: St Michael's Mount, near Marazion; Land's End; the Minnack Theatre, Porthcurno, near Penzance, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, near St Austell and its neighbour the famous Eden Project.

    How to find Us..

    Travelling by road:

    Exit the A30 Hayle by-pass at roundabout for St Ives. Immediately at second mini-roundabout turn left following signs for Day visitors for St Ives via Halsetown (B3311). At junction with B3306 proceed towards St Ives for approximately a mile at third mini-roundabout (first two are a double mini-roundabout), turn left onto Bullens Lane. At the T junction turn right and follow road, down the hill, towards the beach and turn left onto Beach Road.

    Crest-o-Wave is located 200 yards on the left.


    Check our Availability & Book with direct Us...


    2021 Tariff:


    £95 - £100 per rom per night


    £50 - £60 per rom per night

    NB: Prices subject to change without notice.

    We accept all major credit cards excepting Amex.

    Please view our Terms & Conditions before booking.


    Booking Terms & Conditions...

    Please note:

    We only accept a minimum of two nights booking.


    A non-refundable deposit, equal to the first night of your stay, will be required for each room booked with payment by card only. If you are booking to arrive on the same day or the next day, full payment for the entire stay will be required at the time of booking. Full payment for the entire stay is required on check-in, payment by cash or card only. No allowance can be made for rooms not occupied for the full period of the booking.


    If you cancel less than 1 month before arrival, then 50% of the total stay is payable, if you cancel no earlier than 2 weeks before then full payment will still be required. Payment for cancellation will be taken on the day of the cancellation. We recommend that you always take out travel insurance, even when travelling within your home country.


    Parking for our guest's vehcles is FREE of charge and at your own risk.


    We cannot be held responsible for any articles left in rooms.


    Any damages will incur a charge.


    Rooms to be vacated by 10.00 a.m. on the day of departure.


    We are a non-smoking guest house.


    We regret that we are unable to cater for children under 6 or any pets.

    Here in Cornwall there's so much to see and do...


    ...golden sandy beaches...

    Here in St Ives, we have several golden, sandy beaches, they range from the small, sheltered cove of Porthgwidden for young families to play and explore on, the infamous large sandy Porthminster Beach, to the renowned surfing beach at Porthmeor.


    ...beautiful coastal walks...

    Cornwall has some of the most beautiful coastal walks to be found. The South West Coastal path runs through St Ives, with lovely gentle walks from St Ives to Carbis Bay to the east and the rugged walks along the path to Zennor and beyond to the west.


    ...amazing attractions...

    There are so many visitor attractions here in Cornwall including the Eden Project with its massive Biomes. In nearby Marazion, there is St Michael's Mount and nearby, the Minnack, an open-air theatre, constructed on a rocky granite outcrop jutting over the sea.


    ... and of course delicious local food!

    Here in St Ives we have some of the best restaurants, cafes and tearooms there is. With a wide selection of menus from seafood to Mediterranean with locally caught seafood, locally sourced meat and produce, ensures St Ives is a destination for all to enjoy!