The Best Hotels in Cornwall

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury, boutique and most charming hotels in Cornwall for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Lugger Hotel ‘A Bespoke Hotel’

Rated 8.3 in 799 reviews

Lugger Hotel ‘A Bespoke Hotel’ is a unique 17th-century inn, idyllic escape right on the water’s edge, in the fishing… See more

Lugger Hotel ‘A Bespoke Hotel’ is a unique 17th-century inn, idyllic escape right on the water’s edge, in the fishing village of Portloe on the Roseland Peninsula. Its 2 AA-Rosette awarded restaurant with sunny terrace overlooks the harbour and serves fresh seafood and local produce.

Set over 3 separate buildings around the harbour, each room is individually decorated and has a luxurious en suite bathroom with shower.

Portloe is in a conservation area at the foot of a valley and offers a picturesque cove and a tiny harbour to explore. Guests can drive 16 miles to the Eden Project, 8 miles to the Lost Gardens of Heligan or 23 miles to visit the National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth.

Rooms from $157

Carbis Bay and Spa Hotel

Rated 7.9 in 638 reviews

Set in tropical gardens, this elegant hotel offers wonderful sea views, an award-winning restaurant and direct access to… See more

Set in tropical gardens, this elegant hotel offers wonderful sea views, an award-winning restaurant and direct access to Carbis Bay Beach, which is a member of The Most Beautiful Bays In The World organisation. Picturesque St Ives is just 1.5 miles away.

Guests can relax in the outdoor swimming pool, or on the spacious sea-view terrace. Carbis Bay and Spa Hotel also has a grand lounge, and live entertainment is often available in the traditional bar.

Sands Restaurants serves a creative menu, including freshly caught Cornish seafood and local produce. The conservatory offers cocktails and tapas, and indulgent afternoon teas are also available.

The bright and airy bedrooms each have a cosy seating area and tea/coffee facilities. All rooms have free WiFi access and a private modern bathroom, and many rooms have views of the bay.

Just 300 metres from Carbis Bay Railway Station, Carbis Bay and Spa Hotel is surrounded by scenic coastal walks. West Cornwall Golf Club is within a 5-minute drive, and Tate St Ives is just 2 miles away.

Rooms from $306

Atlantic Hotel Newquay

Rated 7.7 in 1010 reviews

With breathtaking coastal views, the 4-star Atlantic Hotel Newquay offers spacious rooms, a seafood bar and a swimming… See more

With breathtaking coastal views, the 4-star Atlantic Hotel Newquay offers spacious rooms, a seafood bar and a swimming pool. It also has free WiFi and free parking, and is only 5 minutes’ walk from Fistral Beach.

The Atlantic is less than 0.5 miles’ walk from the lively bars and restaurants in Newquay’s town centre. Beautiful countryside and quiet beaches can be found just 10 minutes’ drive along the coast.

All of the bedrooms at have sea views, a flat-screen TV and a luxurious bathroom with bathrobes. Some rooms also boast a private balcony and seating area.

Silk Bistro has a champagne bar and a menu of fresh, local produce. Breakfast is served in The Atlantic Dining Room and on the terrace, overlooking Watergate Bay.

The hotel staff can help arrange personal trainers and massage therapists.

Rooms from $134

Situated overlooking Fistral Beach in Newquay, this adults only hotel and spa boasts a bar, restaurant and free Wi-Fi… See more

Situated overlooking Fistral Beach in Newquay, this adults only hotel and spa boasts a bar, restaurant and free Wi-Fi throughout. The hotel features panoramic views of Fistral Bay, an indoor swimming pool and a fitness centre.

The hotel’s luxury Spa boasts a sauna, a hot tub, and a beauty salon. Spa treatments include massages, facials and body wraps form GAIA Skincare.

Fistral Beach Hotel features beautifully designed rooms and suites with a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. The en suite bathrooms have luxury complimentary toiletries.

The Bay Bar and the Dune Restaurant feature stunning coastal views. Dishes from the à la carte menu are prepared using local and seasonal produce.

Home to Newquay Railway Station, Newquay’s lively town centre is 1 mile away. Free private parking is available and Newquay Cornwall Airport is within a 15-minute drive.

Please inform us before arrival if you are travelling in a group of six of more. We reserve the right to refuse unauthorized groups. Large groups may be required to provide an additional deposit at check-in, returnable on departure if unaffected. Please note, it is now against the law to travel with people from outside your household or support bubble. You may be asked to prove you are from the same household on arrival at the hotel.

Rooms from $89

Tolcarne Beach Colonial Restaurant and Rooms

Bed & breakfast

Rated 9.3 in 373 reviews

Boasting a terrace, Tolcarne Beach Colonial Restaurant and Rooms is situated in Newquay, 2.1 km from Fistral Beach.This… See more

Boasting a terrace, Tolcarne Beach Colonial Restaurant and Rooms is situated in Newquay, 2.1 km from Fistral Beach.This property is located on the beach , 400 metres from the centre of Newquay. Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar or a meal in the restaurant.

All rooms in the bed and breakfast are fitted with a kettle. With a private bathroom equipped with free toiletries, rooms at Tolcarne Beach Colonial Restaurant also offer free WiFi, while selected rooms here will provide you with a terrace. The units feature a wardrobe.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a a la carte breakfast.

Newquay Zoo is 800 metres from Tolcarne Beach Colonial Restaurant and Rooms, while Newquay Blue Reef Aquarium is 900 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Newquay Cornwall Airport, 6 km from the bed and breakfast.

Rooms from $184

Port Gaverne Hotel

Rated 7.8 in 917 reviews

In the idyllic secluded cove of Port Gaverne, this charming 17th-century inn has light, airy rooms with free WiFi… See more

In the idyllic secluded cove of Port Gaverne, this charming 17th-century inn has light, airy rooms with free WiFi throughout. The hotel restaurant uses seasonal produce including fresh fish caught locally.

With antique furniture and other traditional features, no 2 bedrooms at the Port Gaverne Hotel are the same. Features in each room include a satellite TV, radio, private bathroom with a hairdryer and complimentary Cornish biscuits.

Guests can enjoy freshly baked bread, home-made petit fours and daily changing specials in the restaurant. The bar is full of character, boasting slate floors, wooden beams and a wide range of real ales. A hearty Cornish breakfast is offered daily.

The beautiful, peaceful North Cornwall Heritage Coast is on the hotel’s doorstep, with the beach just moments away. Port Isaac is a 5-minute walk away, or the large sandy beach at Polzeath is a 15-minute drive.

Rooms from $100

The Old Quay House Hotel

Rated 8.5 in 454 reviews

A luxury hotel in Cornwall overlooking the Fowey’s attractive waterfront, the award-winning Old Quay House has a… See more

A luxury hotel in Cornwall overlooking the Fowey’s attractive waterfront, the award-winning Old Quay House has a waterside terrace with estuary views. Wi-Fi is free to use.

The hotel does not have its own car park but can supply you with a parking permit for the Harbour Commissioners Car Park which is about 800 yards further on from the hotel. The permit cost is £6.30 per night or there are alternative car parks available.

The restaurant has stunning views of the estuary, and offers food made from local produce. River oysters and pan-fried Cornish scallops feature on the menu, along with a carefully selected wine list. A full cooked breakfast is provided each morning.

Rooms at The Old Quay House Hotel have elegant, modern décor, and come with a TV. Each also features its own bathroom with White Company toiletries, and facilities for making tea and coffee.

A variety of shops, restaurants and bars are just metres away. You can also enjoy boat trips along the river.

Rooms from $142

The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa

Rated 8.5 in 668 reviews

Perched on the rugged cliffs of St Austell Bay, The Carlyon Bay Hotel features a luxury spa, award-winning restaurant… See more

Perched on the rugged cliffs of St Austell Bay, The Carlyon Bay Hotel features a luxury spa, award-winning restaurant and a golf course. The hotel has panoramic views and 4-star bedrooms.

With stylish décor and a flat-screen TV, the spacious rooms at Carlyon Bay each have tea/coffee facilities and private modern bathrooms. Some have wonderful views across the English Channel.

The spa features an indoor swimming pool, spa bath, steam room and heated loungers. There is also an 18-hole championship golf course, tennis courts, an outdoor pool and beauty treatment rooms.

The Bay View restaurant serves fresh seafood and fine vintage wines in formal surroundings. Dress code is smart / smart casual, with no ripped denim or sportswear. For an informal dining option, Taste Brasserie offers fine locally sourced produce, and the Spa Bar serves light meals on the elegant terrace.

Just metres from Cornwall’s sandy beaches, The Carlyon Hotel is 2 miles from the Eden Project. The Lost Gardens of Heligan can be reached in 10 minutes’ drive and St Austell centre is 2 miles away.

Rooms from $153

The Lewinnick Lodge

Rated 9.2 in 425 reviews

Stunning Atlantic views are offered at this boutique hotel set above the Pentire Headland cliffs, along with designer… See more

Stunning Atlantic views are offered at this boutique hotel set above the Pentire Headland cliffs, along with designer rooms and a modern restaurant. Famous Fistral Beach is just 5 minutes’ drive away.

Sleek and bright with fantastic views, every room at Lewinnick Lodge comes with a luxury king-size bed, crisp white bed linen, and a modern bathroom with a power shower and organic toiletries. You can relax with a DAB radio with bluetooth speakers, as well as a flat-screen TV with the latest movies on demand.

Serving modern British cuisine and specialising in fresh fish dishes, The Lodge’s restaurant provides breakfast each morning and uses local Cornish produce. Guests can dine in the bright restaurant, or relax out in the beer garden or sun terrace in warm weather. The property also offers a 24-hour reception.

Stunning coastal walks can be enjoyed all around the lodge, while the esplanade is just 5 minutes’ walk away. Newquay’s town centre is less than 10 minutes away by car, and Newquay Golf Club is a 5-minute drive away. Attractions including the Blue Reef Aquarium and Newquay Zoo are located 2 miles away.

We accept up to two dogs in certain rooms at a cost of £20.00 per dog, per night. Please contact us directly to confirm.

Rooms from $125

Padstow Harbour Hotel

Rated 8.6 in 1382 reviews

Located on Padstow’s busy harbour front, the 4-star Padstow Harbour Hotel boasts views of the town and Camel Estuary… See more

Located on Padstow’s busy harbour front, the 4-star Padstow Harbour Hotel boasts views of the town and Camel Estuary. There is a popular restaurant as well as bright, individually styled rooms.

With a TV, work area and a private bathroom, many of the rooms also enjoy views across the water. Free tea and coffee, a hairdryer and ironing facilities are also included.

The Harbour Kitchen: Bar + Terrace looks over the harbour and uses Cornish produce to create a daily menu. Guests can enjoy afternoon cream teas.

The restaurants of Padstow harbour, including those of famous chef Rick Stein, are within just a few minutes’ walk.

Rooms from $139

The Alverton

Rated 8.5 in 1563 reviews

The Alverton is the only four-star hotel within the cathedral city of Truro. It is set within a 19th-century Grade II… See more

The Alverton is the only four-star hotel within the cathedral city of Truro. It is set within a 19th-century Grade II listed building with arched mullioned windows. Offering a bar and brasserie and free on-site parking, the hotel is just 25 minutes' drive from the coast of Cornwall.

An en suite bathroom, TV and tea/coffee making facilities are featured in each room at The Alverton.

Serving traditional Sunday lunch, the on-site brasserie uses ingredients from local suppliers whenever possible. Guests can relax with a drink in the lounge or out on the terrace in the warmer months.

The Eden Project is a 30-minute drive and features the world’s largest greenhouse. Truro Cathedral can be reached in 10 minutes' on foot.

Rooms from $22

Greenbank Hotel

Rated 8.5 in 1215 reviews

With an impressive seafront location overlooking Falmouth Harbour, Greenbank Hotel offers panoramic views and… See more

With an impressive seafront location overlooking Falmouth Harbour, Greenbank Hotel offers panoramic views and traditional charm. There is a peaceful terrace, an innovative restaurant, free parking and free Wi-Fi.

The spacious rooms at Greenbank are elegantly decorated with a nautical theme, and offer ample work space and a seating area. All rooms have an en suite bathroom, free toiletries and tea and coffee facilities.

The Harbourside Restaurant serves fresh seafood and local specialities, and offers wonderful views across Falmouth Bay. The well-stocked bar has an impressive collection of rare spirits, and the cocktail menu features seasonal fresh fruit.

Dating from 1640, The Greenbank is the oldest hotel in Falmouth. Cornwall Maritime Museum is just a 15-minute walk away, and Falmouth Golf Club is a 5-minute drive. Perched on the sea wall, there is a jetty just outside with mooring for small boats.

Rooms from $122

The Headland Hotel and Spa

Rated 8.7 in 167 reviews

Overlooking Fistral Beach, this stylish Victorian hotel features a Five Bubble rated spa, surf school, approach golf… See more

Overlooking Fistral Beach, this stylish Victorian hotel features a Five Bubble rated spa, surf school, approach golf course and a wonderful sea-view terrace. Awarded a 5-stay AA rating, the Headland Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Newquay centre.

The impressive leisure facilities include a brand new Aqua Club which includes 6 outdoor and indoor pools (open all year round). The spa includes a Cornish salt steam room, a Swedish sauna, a hot tub, and experience showers. Treatments by Elemis, Thalgo and OPI can be booked in the state-of-the-art ash wood panelled rooms or work out in the fully equipped Life Fitness gym.

There are three restaurants, and the hotel has been awarded an AA rosette. Guests can enjoy fresh local seafood in the formal candlelit restaurant or in the more relaxed Terrace which features an outdoor veranda with stunning beach views. Afternoon teas and Cornish breakfasts are available, and the bar offers cocktails and fine wines.

The spacious 5-star bedrooms at The Headland have free Wi-Fi access and satellite TV. All rooms feature a cosy seating area, work desk and a modern bathroom with waffle robes and free toiletries.

The hotel has a communal laundry room, where guests can access a washing machine and a tumble dryer, as well as ironing facilities.

Perched on a rugged headland, this hotel is just a 20-minute walk from Newquay Railway Station. Free on-site parking is available, and Newquay Golf Club is a 5-minute walk away. The surf school also offers coasteering, stand-up paddleboarding and private surfing lessons.

Rooms from $329

Driftwood

Rated 9.1 in 170 reviews

Offering a highly acclaimed restaurant and a private beach area, Driftwood is located in Truro, 4 miles from the… See more

Offering a highly acclaimed restaurant and a private beach area, Driftwood is located in Truro, 4 miles from the Roseland Heritage Coast Sight. Free Wi-Fi access is available.

Each room comes with a flat-screen TV and a DVD player. They all have an en suite bathroom with bathtub or shower, free toiletries, hairdryer and bathrobe. Most rooms feature a sea view.

At Driftwood you will find a garden, a terrace and a bar. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including snorkelling and fishing. The property offers free parking.

The property is less than 4 miles from the Carrick Roads. River Fal is 10 miles away, while Falmouth Golf Club is 25 miles away. Newquay Cornwall Airport is a 23-mile drive away.

Rooms from $237

The Idle Rocks

Rated 9.2 in 170 reviews

On the quayside in the traditional fishing village of St Mawes, the The Idle Rocks boasts excellent sea views and fresh… See more

On the quayside in the traditional fishing village of St Mawes, the The Idle Rocks boasts excellent sea views and fresh seafood. It offers modern rooms and free Wi-Fi.

All individually decorated rooms at Idle Rocks feature a flat-screen TV, vintage radio, Cornish tea, a Nespresso coffee maker and a bathroom with a bath or shower, and some with a rain-effect shower.

Some rooms have views of the harbour and St Anthony’s Head. Some TVs also double as mirrors.

Food is sourced locally and the head chef is also a keen forager. Breakfast includes unique twists, such as Birch Tree syrup, and there is also a range of brunch dishes on offer. You can enjoy a cocktail in the bar, or on the terrace which offers lovely sea views.

The village is home to St Mawes Castle, coastal and inland walks and watersports. Falmouth is a mile away by ferry, which operates year-round. Trelissick Gardens, St Austell and Truro town centres are 30 minutes’ drive away.

Rooms from $281

Marazion Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 539 reviews

The Marazion Hotel offers a restaurant, bar and stylish rooms, some with views of the sea towards St Michael's Mount… See more

The Marazion Hotel offers a restaurant, bar and stylish rooms, some with views of the sea towards St Michael's Mount. This hotel is moments away from shops, a pub and a Cornish tea room.

Each room has a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. All rooms have either an en suite bathroom with walk in shower or a shower over bath.

Full English breakfast is cooked to order each morning, served alongside cereals, tea and coffee. There is also a continental choice.

The hotel’s Cutty Sark Restaurant offering a menu filled with locally sourced meats, veg and local fish, as well as homemade desserts including creme brulee and cheesecake.

Marazion Hotel lies 4 miles east of Penzance, and around 20 miles from The Lizard. Porthcurno’s open-air Minack Theatre and the Tate St Ives gallery are among the region’s attractions within 20-30 minutes’ drive.

Rooms from $142

Bodmin Jail Hotel

Rated 9.2 in 2006 reviews

Situated in Bodmin, 18 km from Eden Project, Bodmin Jail Hotel features accommodation with a fitness centre, free… See more

Situated in Bodmin, 18 km from Eden Project, Bodmin Jail Hotel features accommodation with a fitness centre, free private parking, a terrace and a restaurant. With free WiFi, this 4-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. Guests can make use of a bar.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a wardrobe, a kettle, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. At Bodmin Jail Hotel the rooms are fitted with bed linen and towels.

Breakfast is available each morning, and includes à la carte, Full English/Irish and vegetarian options.

Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Bodmin, like hiking and cycling.

Newquay Train Station is 31 km from Bodmin Jail Hotel, while Restormel Castle is 12 km from the property. The nearest airport is Newquay Cornwall Airport, 26 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $230

The Cornwall Hotel Spa & Lodges

Rated 8.2 in 2343 reviews

In 43 acres of parkland, this stunning 19th-century manor house has a luxurious spa, a gym and an infinity pool. It… See more

In 43 acres of parkland, this stunning 19th-century manor house has a luxurious spa, a gym and an infinity pool. It offers a range of accommodation just a few miles from The Eden Project.

Guests have free use of The Clearing Spa, with facilities including a bubble pool, a sauna and a steam room. Guests can enjoy a game of tennis on the hotel tennis courts.

The Cornwall Hotel Spa and Estate provides luxurious rooms with flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Self-catering Woodland lodges are also available.

The Restaurant offers a relaxed dining atmosphere. It has been awarded an AA Rosette for its food, with dishes made using local produce. Guests can also enjoy a selection of sharing and locally inspired dishes in the bar, or dine al fresco on the terrace.

Rooms from $104

Merchants Manor Spa

Rated 7.7 in 1114 reviews

With views across Falmouth Bay, Merchants Manor and award-winning restaurant Rastella also feature a modern leisure… See more

With views across Falmouth Bay, Merchants Manor and award-winning restaurant Rastella also feature a modern leisure club, indoor heating swimming pool and Linen Rooms Spa. Set in sub-tropical gardens, the spacious rooms have satellite TV and free WiFi.

The impressive period building has traditional bedrooms with private bathrooms and tea and coffee facilities. All rooms offer tea and coffee making facilities and Temple Spa amenities. Room service is also available.

The Leisure Club includes a sauna, hot tub and Techno gym.

The popular Rastella Restaurant serves a choice of menu options, using local produce. There is also an extensive wine list with a variety of fine world wines. The beautiful garden also features a terrace for al fresco dining.

Penmere Railway Station is just 10 minutes’ walk from Merchants Manor, and the seafront and Blue Flag Gyllyngvase Beach can be reached in 15 minutes. The Cornwall Maritime Museum is half a mile away, and Pendennis Castle is just 1.5 miles from Merchants Manor.

Rooms from $124

St Michaels Resort, Falmouth

Rated 8.1 in 1360 reviews

Opposite Gyllyngvase Beach, St Michaels Resort, Falmouth is a 15-minute walk from Falmouth town and Harbour. The 4-star… See more

Opposite Gyllyngvase Beach, St Michaels Resort, Falmouth is a 15-minute walk from Falmouth town and Harbour. The 4-star hotel features an award-winning restaurant, luxury spa and a Health Club with a 20-yard swimming pool.

The bedrooms have a coastal theme, and each features a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities and ELEMIS toiletries. Some rooms have sea views.

The spa (available at a supplement) boasts a hydrotherapy pool, 10 treatments rooms, Rhassoul, experience showers and saunas.

Overlooking the Falmouth Bay, the restaurant serves fresh, seasonal cuisine and locally caught seafood. The bar and lounge offers a relaxing area for an Afternoon Tea or cocktail.

Nestled in sub-tropical gardens, St Michaels’s is only a 2-minute walk from the South West Coastal Footpath. There is free WiFi, on-site parking and Falmouth Town Rail Station is a 10-minute walk away.

Rooms from $121