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The Idle Rocks

Overview
Harbourside, St Mawes TR2 5AN England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews idle rocks attention to detail tasting menu waves lapping high tide a hot water bottle beautiful hotel great room head chef overlooking the harbour the general manager nespresso machine lamb oysters wonderful stay birthday treat michelin star
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed there for a few days for our wedding anniversary. Lovely hotel with good service, and the food was very good indeed. Situated in the fabulous Falmouth Estuary, the hotel offers easy access to all the interesting spots locally. Highly recommended.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my wife to Idle Rocks for one night as a surprise birthday present. Absolutely superb hotel, could not fault it. Probably the best dinner we have ever had ; very comfortable room ; staff top notch ; great views ; many thanks.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank SquashTotnes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two rather windswept and sodden Sunday strollers ambled into this very pleasant hotel with an incredible view over looking the harbour. A most warm welcome by a courteous and professional gentleman who ushered us into the tea room. The fire was roaring away and all...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank stuyheale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Idle Rocks succeeds in delivering an informal relaxing experience whilst maintaining very high standards of service and quality. A wonderful winter get-away so sympathetically placed within St Mawes. Tim FlemingMore

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Explore726057
Response from ManagerTIRSMH, General Manager at The Idle RocksResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tim, Thank you so much for taking the time to pass on such glowing feedback. I will take great pleasure in sharing your comments with the whole team. We very much hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The Idle Rocks...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just wanted to say thank you again for another wonderful stay. The room was just as lovely as our last stay, the food in your restaurant was superb, and the staff were fantastic and a real credit to this great hotel, Florian and Tiago really...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank CarolineWato123
Response from ManagerTIRSMH, General Manager at The Idle RocksResponded 2 weeks ago

Caroline, We are delighted to learn that we will be seeing you again. I will take enormous pleasure in sharing your comments with everyone at The Idle Rocks, and in particular Tiago & Florian. We do appreciate you taking the time to pass on you...More

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About
Description
The Idle Rocks has the most enviable location in St Mawes, overlooking the harbour with views across the River Fal to Falmouth. Our 19 bedrooms, most with stunning vistas over the bay, have been thoughtfully More designed, each having their own unique identity with fabulous fabrics and decor that leave you in no doubt that you are by the sea. After a long day lazing on the beach, our south facing terrace is the perfect place to relax, have a long drink, and watch the world go by. You may even see your dinner being landed on the harbourside.The Idle Rock's restaurant, run by our head chef, Guy Owen, is a celebration of Cornwall; showcasing a range of fabulous produce that has been sourced locally using only seasonal fresh ingredients. In many cases it will have been swimming right on our doorstep only a few hours earlier and while the food is of the very highest standard our setting is very relaxed. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair access
Pool
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
19
Price range
US$253 - US$393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Idle Rocks Hotel
,
Idle Rocks St Mawes
,
The Idle Rocks St Mawes, Cornwall
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Truro District > Roseland Peninsula > St Mawes
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
19
Price range
US$253 - US$393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Idle Rocks Hotel
,
Idle Rocks St Mawes
,
The Idle Rocks St Mawes, Cornwall
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Truro District > Roseland Peninsula > St Mawes
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Questions & Answers
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rosalindcarberry
29 March 2018|
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Response from 133debbiet | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure probably best to call the hotel
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E3456
21 February 2018|
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Response from ManagerTIRSMH | Property representative |
Thank you for your question- The Idle Rocks Hotel has an allocated parking space for each bedroom in the hotel. These are safe, and our concierge will park your vehicle for you on arrival.
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edegenhard
16 February 2016|
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Response from Jo D | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth, We do have options for a family of five. If you know dates please call reservations on 01326 270270 or email us to check availability. Best wishes
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Room Tips
"Sea view was excellent"
SquashTotnes
1 week ago
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"Again, book a room with a sea view, stunning !."
CarolineWato123
3 weeks ago
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"We did not stay so no idea apart from choosing a room with a seaview."
karinl
4 weeks ago
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"sea views are great"
BerkshireRose
6 Oct 2018
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