Lifeboat Inn

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Superior Apartment | Private kitchen | Electric kettle
Superior Quadruple Room | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Standard Double Room | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Superior Apartment | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Lifeboat Inn

Lifeboat Inn

3.5 star property
3.5-star inn in St Ives with restaurant and bar/lounge

9.8/10 Exceptional

17 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
The price is £124
Price available on 10/10/2022
Wharf Rd, St Ives, England, TR26 1LF
Main amenities
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Limited hour front desk

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About this area

What's nearby

  • St. Michael's Mount - 45 min drive

Getting around

  • Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall) - 84 min drive
  • St Ives Station - 7 min walk
  • Carbis Bay Station - 7 min drive
  • Lelant Station - 9 min drive

About this property

Lifeboat Inn

3.5-star inn
Lifeboat Inn provides amenities, such as a bar and a restaurant. Guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • Smoke-free property
Room features
All guest rooms at Lifeboat Inn include amenities, such as complimentary wireless Internet access.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee and electric kettles
  • Free toiletries and hairdryers
  • Flat-screen TVs with cable channels



At a glance

Hotel size

  • 7 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Guests will receive an email 7 days before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

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


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms (speed: 50+ Mbps)


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

What to do

  • Beach nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Complimentary wireless Internet access (speed of 50+ Mbps)

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Fees & policies

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from December 25 2022 to December 25 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Bar/Lounge(s)
  • Dining venue(s)
The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 25 December to 25 December:
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining venue


This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Lifeboat Inn Inn
Lifeboat Inn St Ives
Lifeboat Inn Inn St Ives

Frequently asked questions

Are pets allowed at Lifeboat Inn?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
How much does it cost to stay at Lifeboat Inn?
As of 27 Sept 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Lifeboat Inn on 10 Oct 2022 start from £124, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is parking offered on site at Lifeboat Inn?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at Lifeboat Inn.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Lifeboat Inn?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
Are there restaurants at or near Lifeboat Inn?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. The dining venue(s) will be unavailable from 25 December 2022 to 25 December 2022 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Caffe Pasta and Pizzeria (3-min walk), The Loft (3-min walk) and The Mermaid Sea Food Restaurant (4-min walk).
What's the area around Lifeboat Inn like?
Lifeboat Inn is located near Porthmeor Beach, only a short 7-minute walk from St Ives Station and 2 minutes' walk from Back Street Bistro.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Lovely location
Lovely clean room, friendly staff, fantastic sea view. The breakfast was good too!
sarah, 4-night family trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

One night stay
The location and apartment was amazing and the staff were so friendly and could not have done anymore. The food was delicious and very reasonably. The only thing that we did find was that we didn’t get any sleep due to the noise outside when people were walking past late at night but overall we enjoyed our time.
Karen, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We were in an apartment. It was well equipped. The location was very good, and there were sea views. The only issue was the stairs both from the street and inside the apartment. However, this is clearly pointed out when booking in reviews, and there is obviously nothing that can be done about it.
Patricia, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great place to stay
Clean & tidy room, great location with brilliant view of the harbour, good food with friendly helpful staff.
Barry, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

martina, 3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic gem!
Fantastic location Very friendly & kind staff Breakfast was one of the best I have ever tasted! Thanks
M, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Location was a winner
Cameron, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Birthday get a way
Our stay was excellent really large room sea view comfort bed Good size tv in room Lovely bathroom with shower over Great breakfast cooked from fresh to order Staff were lovely and extremely helpful Thankyou we will be back
Suzanne, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lovely stay, nice friendly staff, had a lovely evening meal and breakfast was also lovely, room was very nice, bed very comfy, just a couple of niggles, room was very warm so had to turn the radiator off and would of loved a couple of coat hooks to hang our coats when wet. Other than that would definitely stay again. See you soon. 😊
Ian, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Our stay was amazing. Full facilities in a gorgeously decorated room. Quiet, clean and everything we need. Friendly staff who went out of there way to meet any of our needs and a full English breakfast to die for. Will definitely stay again and highly recommend anyone else staying. Thank you for a great stay
Andrew, 1-night trip
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