Cornwall Seaside Hotels Guide

recommended hotels and other seaside accommodation in Cornwall


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Talland Bay Hotel

Porthallow

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eclectic design and features dot the interior and gardens of this smart hotel, the rooms are elegant and the restaurant offers fine dining

Hotel Penzance

Penzance

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an elegant, Edwardian house offering individually appointed rooms, lush gardens, quiet terraces, glorious sea views and award-winning cuisine

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set in an elevated spot overlooking Gyllyngvase Beach, there are stylish and contemporary rooms, relaxing facilities and attractive gardens

Headland Hotel

Newquay

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a stylish Victorian hotel set in a stunning spot overlooking Fistral Beach with an impressive range of relaxing facilities and award-winning dining

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in a magnificent cliff top location above Mullion's atmospheric fishing harbour; treat yourself to a sea view room and enjoy the scenic views

Greenbank Hotel

Falmouth

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boasts an impressive location overlooking the harbour and has a strong maritime theme throughout; many rooms come with harbour views

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an Arts and Crafts style hotel set in a clifftop spot from where steps lead down to a secluded beach; rooms are stylish and well-appointed

The Scarlet Hotel

Mawgan Porth

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a striking eco-hotel set in a clifftop spot with scenic sea and coast views, rooms are modern and elegant and the spa offers restorative treatments

Carlyon Bay Hotel

Carlyon Bay

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a luxurious hotel set in 250 acres of private, cliff top grounds overlooking St Austell Bay and offering an extensive range of relaxing facilities

Housel Bay Hotel

Housel Cove

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perched in a stunning clifftop location above a small cove and tidal beach which can be reached by steps direct from the hotel's garden

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a boutique hotel set overlooking Fowey's attractive waterfront, there are elegant rooms and a restaurant and terrace with glorious estuary views

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surrounded by countryside, yet very close to great beaches and coastal paths and enjoys wonderful views to accompany breakfast or dinner

Driftwood

Rosevine

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set in a peaceful, secluded clifftop setting with scenic views and offers contemporary style rooms, excellent dining and a private beach

Idle Rocks Hotel

St. Mawes

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a chic and contemporary hotel set right on the quayside of an attractive fishing village, rooms are individually decorated and superbly appointed

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occupies an unrivalled seafront setting just metres from sandy beaches and offers relaxing facilities, fine dining and wonderful sea views

Meudon Hotel

Mawnan Smith

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nestled in 8.5 acres of beautiful gardens and woodland that sweep down to a private cove; offers a choice or well-appointed rooms and suites

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enjoys panoramic views of Fistral Beach and boasts a luxury ESPA Spa, with hot tub, sauna and spa treatments, plus many rooms with sea views

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in a peaceful and relaxing spot moments from the cliff tops of the north Cornish coast with Newquay being a short drive or bus ride away

Atlantic Hotel

Newquay

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comfortable, individually styled rooms each come with sea views at this art-deco hotel set on a headland overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

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swish, stylish rooms featuring hand-crafted furniture are on offer at this elegant hotel as well as a cocktail lounge, grill restaurant and sun deck

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