When looking for the perfect place to stay during your getaway to Cornwall, the likes of Airbnb may be tempting, but we think you can’t beat a wonderful hotel in a prime spot, with a dedicated team, fantastic reputation and tempting menu. There’s plenty of hotels to choose from across the region, so it might feel a little overwhelming trying to narrow them down! We asked our loyal social media following to let us know their tried and tested favourites, keep reading to find out which ones they rated….
Carlyon Bay Hotel, St Austell
Carlyon Bay Hotel is dubbed to be one of the finest luxury hotels in Cornwall, with an amazing cliff top setting overlooking St Austell Bay. Imagine sumptuous dining, a heavenly spa, championship golf course and 250 acres of private grounds. Savour award winning cuisine and take in spectacular sea views that will take your breath away.
Mevagissey Bay, Mevagissey
Mevagissey Bay Hotel believe they probably have the best hotel location in the area; the views are second to none and are perfectly placed to take advantage of the amazing South West Coastal Footpath. The perfect combination! All rooms are en-suite, some with full sea views. Their premium room has both a shower and large bath rub and its own terrace looking out over the bay. It really is the perfect place with a view and is there all year round!
The Royal Duchy Hotel, Falmouth
Discover the finest luxury hotel in Falmouth. They are the only 4 star silver hotel in the town. The Royal Duchy has a fabulous position on Falmouth’s sea front, with stunning views across the bay to Pendennis Castle. Imagine basking on their palm fringed sun terrace, sipping a cocktail as you take in the sea views. Or picture yourself dining in their award winning restaurant after an exhilarating day out exploring Cornwall. Sheer heaven. Stylish and peaceful, The Royal Duchy will capture your heart.
Idle Rocks, St Mawes
The Idle Rocks is situated idyllically on the Harbourside of St Mawes. Perched perfectly on the rocks, it’s the home from home where you can make yourself comfortable in one of 19 individually designed bedrooms, each with its own, unique style and charm. Their restaurant and South facing Terrace offer an ideal location to appreciate the view across the water, whilst enjoying fabulous food, centred on fresh Cornish ingredients. The Idle Rocks is the place to re-engage with the simpler pleasures in life.
Chapel House, Penzance
Chapel House PZ is an historic boutique hotel in Penzance, Cornwall, blending Georgian style and architecture with contemporary comfort. They offer six spacious double rooms bathed in light and enjoying sea views. Fabulous breakfasts and weekend suppers using the best local produce.
Padstow Townhouse, Padstow
The 18th century cosy Townhouse offers six individually styled suites, providing you with all the home comforts you would want, as well as those added little luxuries. They want you to treat their house like your home, making the Padstow Townhouse the perfect place for adults to relax. As soon as you arrive, start to enjoy the house and the comforts of your room immediately. Explore the Kitchen Pantry, complete with an honesty bar, where you can help yourself at all times during your stay.
Artist Residence, Penzance
Artist Residence Cornwall is a boutique hotel in Penzance which brings a slice of eccentric charm to the dreamy lanes of the historic town. With 22 eclectically decorated bedrooms and a cosy 3-bedroom cottage, the revitalized Georgian pile is a unique seaside retreat perfectly situated for daily forays to the beaches, and the Isles of Scilly, a short stroll from the art deco lido and a sea view of the fairytale that is St Michael’s Mount.
St Mawes Hotel, St Mawes
The location of the St Mawes hotel, in the centre of the village alongside the harbour, places it at the heart of the community. It’s where the locals, the fishermen, the sailors and visitors all gather throughout the day and long into the evening. They have two Village View bedrooms where a well behaved dog is most welcome to stay with its owner. For your arrival, they’ll prepare your room with a dog bed and towel, a welcome Bonio, bowl for water and maps of local walks with information on dog friendly beaches.
Trewornan Manor, Wadebridge
Trewornan Manor is the ideal adult only hideaway for those wanting to relax and get away from it all, but at the same time enjoy the convenience of being just a few minutes from the glorious North Cornwall coast and the popular seaside destinations of Padstow, Rock, Polzeath and Port Isaac. Set within 25 acres, including 8 acres of beautiful mature gardens, this stunning listed Manor house, dating from 1211, offers 7 wonderfully appointed guest bedrooms, each designed with relaxation and enjoyment in mind.
The Pedn Olva, St Ives
The Pedn Olva, with the sea only thirty feet below and flanked by golden sands, is founded on the granite rocks on the southern shores of St. Ives Harbour and Bay. Contemporary, romantic and breathtaking are but a few ways to describe the Pedn Olva, with its 30 distinctive bedrooms, restaurant, bar, terraces and outdoor heated swimming pool that make it an ideal stay for a getaway break, special meal or relaxing lunch. The plethora of windows facing the sea allows guests to be as close as you can get to floating on the sea without leaving dry land.