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Chy an Albany Hotel

Chy an Albany Hotel

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Chy an Albany Hotel

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  • All-inclusive seaside wedding venue
  • Situated in the Cornish town of St Ives
  • Close to train station and town centre
  • Breathtaking panoramic sea views
  • Evening receptions for up to 100 guests
  • Versatile function room with private bar
  • Flexible dining, excellent wedding cuisine
  • Bridal suite plus 39 ensuite bedrooms

Occupying a cliffside location above St Ives, overlooking the beautiful bay, this traditional 3-star hotel greets you with a warm and friendly welcome, making you and your guests feel at home straight away. Within easy walking distance of the railway station, the town centre and the beautiful sandy beaches of St Ives, there are few wedding venues which can rival the Chy an Albany's locale!

Have your civil ceremony and wedding reception a mere stone's throw from the beach! Sink your grateful feet into the sun-kissed sand and breathe in crisp fresh air in between the busier parts of your big day - just imagine the gorgeous wedding photos! From check-in to check-out, the hospitality team at Chy an Albany Hotel will aim to make your special celebration the greatest occasion.


Chy an Albany, which means "Albany House" in Cornish, is a lovely hillside hotel on the main road overlooking Porthminster beach which commands fantastic panoramic coastal views. From the outside terrace you can enjoy a breathtaking vista, from the sand dunes to the south in Hayle and Gwithian sweeping up to as far north as Perranporth. Handily situated in close proximity to Blue Flag beaches, farmers' markets and coastal walking trails, this is the ideal setting for couples who love both country and seaside.


Function Room

The function room is fully equipped with its own private bar, and is the perfect place to host a drinks and canapés reception after your wedding ceremony. The room can also be used in different configurations to serve formal meals, buffets, sandwiches or light snacks. The team endeavours to make each and every individual wedding unique with all personal requirements accommodated.

Civil ceremony capacity - 65 guests
Wedding breakfast capacity - 65 guests
Evening reception capacity - 100 guests


Different styles of presentation are offered to cater for your requirements and those of your guests. Their experienced chefs will organise menus specifically to suit your individual tastes, from formally seated meals or banquets to informal buffets. Make your way to their Lighthouse Bistro and indulge in pan-fried pork fillet wrapped in Serrano ham, or tickle your taste buds with seared scallops and sweet chilli canapés. Whatever your preference, you'll find something you'll love and a great menu for your big day!


The hotel has 39 ensuite rooms, all with TVs, Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities, plus a delightful view. Accommodation in one of their deluxe seaview rooms will be included for the happy couple on their wedding night, to be followed by a scrumptious breakfast in the morning. In addition, wedding guests are entitled to a discount on standard bed and breakfast rates at the hotel.

Self-Catering Lodge

This luxurious lodge is located within the grounds of the Chy an Albany Hotel, but benefits from all hotel facilities. Comprising two double bedrooms (one ensuite), a twin bathroom, open-plan lounge, fully-equipped kitchen and dining area, and commanding a mesmerising sea view, it's perfect for couples looking for intimate accommodation for themselves or for close family and friends.

Get in touch with the wedding hospitality team at Chy an Albany Hotel via their contact details just below this listing.

Chy an Albany Hotel
Albany Terrace
St Ives
TR26 2BS
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