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    The Idle Rocks

    Harbourside, St Mawes TR2 5AN, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good14%
    • Average4%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “idle rocks” (174 reviews)
    “high tide” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 9 July 2015

    We stayed for three nights at the beginning of our honeymoon and it was so perfect. We had a lovely bottle of sparkling wine waiting in our room when we arrived, were made to feel so welcome and settled in immediately. Our room was a...More

    Thank 92AC2015
    Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

    Stopped off here for refreshments after walking the St Mawes loop. We were welcomed onto the terrace by a very helpful member of the waiting staff who took our order promptly. The views from the terrace are fabulous as previous reviews have said but on...More

    Thank Butteryliz
    Reviewed 6 July 2015

    A fabulous boutique hotel, excellent food, and wonderful staff who can help with anything you need... Idle Rocks is a great location for exploring the south coast... The rooms are beautiful and immaculate, lovely coordinated accessories, an awesome freestanding bath ready to soak away the...More

    1  Thank CJRiches
    Reviewed 6 July 2015

    Lovely setting. Staff couldn't be more helpful. Be aware though if booking hotel to take advantage of ipad / baby monitors that allow you to sit in restaurant whilst your child sleeps in your room....they don't work. This was the sole reason for us booking...More

    1  Thank jon396
    Reviewed 1 July 2015

    Hotel food staff weather friends location all fab. We had a wonderful time at this hotel. Booked via bookings.com for a 5 night break. From the hotel terrace we could see the regular ferrie coming in and out of the harbour. We took a trip...More

    1  Thank Jackie B
    The Lugger Hotel
    912 reviews
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    462 reviews
    #4 of 5 hotels in St Mawes
     
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    191 reviews
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$202 - US$464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Cornwall >
    • Truro District >
    • Roseland Peninsula >
    • St Mawes
    • Also Known As
    • Idle Rocks Hotel ,
    • Idle Rocks St Mawes ,
    • The Idle Rocks St Mawes, Cornwall
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    edegenhard
    16 February 2016|
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    Response from SoAromatic | 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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    pmg154
    1 April 2015|
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    Response from Willment16 |
    There is one grand sea view and three harbour rooms which can be accessed from the ground level. The grand sea view is accessed via a ramp, is a large beautifully appointed room with an en-suite which has a wet room style... More
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    Tessaderby
    13 February 2015|
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    Response from Anthony C | Property representative |
    Hello Tessaderby, Thanks for your question. We don't have any dog friendly rooms ourselves. However, our sister hotel, The St Mawes Hotel welcomes four legged friends. Please give our reservations team a call for more... More
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    "Room 8 is lovely with amazing views"
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    "best views, light and airy, great service, everything included."
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    "boutique hotel, cheerfully decorated, rooms available for wheel chair users, tsea view over the harbour,are..."
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    "Sea view is a must"
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