The Nook

Alexandra Road Ayr


Very good

Based on 259 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds
  • This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards, and cash

Check-in Special Instructions

There is no front desk at this property. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. The host will greet guests on arrival.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: GBP 2 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Minimum Age


You need to know

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.
  • 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 and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.


General description

Situated in the seaside town of St Ives The Nook boasts free Wi-Fi and private onsite parking. It is just 8 minutes’ walk from the popular surfing destination Porthmeor Beach.The modern rooms feature a flat-screen Freeview TV with a DVD player and tea and coffee making facilities. The en suite shower rooms have complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Ironing supplies are available upon request. Some rooms boast views across St Ives Bay.In the mornings The Nook serves full English breakfast alongside a continental buffet. Lighter and vegetarian options are also available and include croissants and omelettes.St Ives is home to cobbled streets with individual shops and numerous art galleries. The Tate Gallery is an 8-minute stroll from The Nook. St Ives Harbour is only 10 minutes’ walk away. St Ives Cornwall Railway Station is just 1 mile away.


When you stay at The Nook in St Ives, you'll be near the beach, within a 10-minute walk of St Ives Harbour and St. Ives Theatre. This guesthouse is 9 mi (14.5 km) from St. Michael's Mount and 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Porthmeor Beach.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

St. Ives Theatre - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Barbara Hepworth Museum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Tate St. Ives - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
South West Coast Path Section 20 Trailhead - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
South West Coast Path Section 21 Trailhead - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Porthmeor Beach - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
St Ives Harbour - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Harbour Sand - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Leach Pottery Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
The Penwith Gallery - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Salthouse Gallery - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Art Space Gallery - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Porthminster Beach - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Bamaluz Beach - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
St Ives Museum - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi

The nearest major airport is Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall) - 57 km / 35.4 mi


A complimentary English breakfast is served daily from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM.


Stay in one of 11 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include electric kettles, housekeeping is provided daily, and irons/ironing boards can be requested.


Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access.

Business, and other amenities

Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Non-smoking hotel
Front desk services
  • Luggage storage
Food & drink
  • Breakfast
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Does The Nook offer free breakfast?

    No, The Nook does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does The Nook have non-smoking rooms

    No, The Nook doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does The Nook provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does The Nook have a swimming pool?

    No, The Nook does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does The Nook have free Wi-Fi?

    No, The Nook does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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