Where to Stay Cornwall

Editor’s Choice…Only The Best Will Do...






Small Hotels



Artist Residence, 20 Chapel St., Penzance TR18 4AW

A boutique-style hotel where each room is a “one-off” design by an artist. The Cornish Barn, is the in-house café/bar/grill for brunch and dinner. 

01736 365664   artistresidencecornwall.co.uk   Photography: Supplied By Subject


Boskerris Hotel, Boskerris Rd, Carbis Bay TR26 2NQ

Small, family- run hotel decorated in a bright, clever, contemporary style. The bedrooms are minimalist with up-to-the-minute bathrooms. The terrace affords superb views across the bay. 

01736 795295   boskerrishotel.co.uk   Photography: Supplied By Subject



Chapel House, Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AQ

A new, tastefully converted intimate, boutique hotel that marries Georgian architecture with contemporary furnishings. The 6-sizeable bedrooms have state-of-the-art bathrooms within them suitable for the young and body-beautiful. Since it opened it has been met with lavish praise from many a travelling hack who are most probably free and single without the encumbrance of children. Like The Scarlet (Mawgan Porth) it is marketed towards couples.  

01736 362024   chapelhousepz.co.uk   Photography: Supplied By Subject


Elements, Marine Drive, Bude EX23 0LZ

A well equipped boutique hotel in a pretty coastal setting. Bar- bistro, terrace, gymnasium and leisure facilities. Offers ‘Learn to Surf’ breaks with the Raven Surf School. 

01288 352386   elements-life.co.uk   Photography: Supplied By Subject

Hotel Endsleigh, Tamar Valley PL19 0PQ

A former fishing lodge that overlooks beautiful, ornamental gardens, a Dairy Dell, an arboretum and the Tamar Valley. The staff are friendly and discreet, and its the ideal, practical stop-over after a long journey before you enter Cornwall. Two rods for hire in season for guests. Little sister to the Hotel Tresanton, St Mawes.

01822 870000  hotelendsleigh.com   Photography: Supplied By Subject

Old Quay House, 28 Fore St., Fowey PL23 1AQ

Set overlooking one of the most beautiful estuaries in Cornwall with a resplendent waterside location offering stylish accommodation which is chic, welcoming and relaxed. Award-winning restaurant serves fresh seafood and more delights. Open all year.

01726 833302   theoldquayhouse.com   Photography: Supplied By Subject

Lewinnick Lodge, Pentire Headland, Newquay TR7 1QD

If you seek isolation, heady sea views and to escape to a blustery headland with a fine bar, locally caught seafood and boutiquey bedrooms, or to pop by for breakfast at 8am after a surf.

01637 878117   lewinnicklodge.co.uk      Photography: Supplied By Subject


Longcross Hotel & Victorian Garden, Nr Port Isaac PL29 3TF

Refurbished boutique-style hotel with 4-acres of lake, maze-walkway, herbaceous plants, cream teas. Plant sales. Disabled facilities. Large decking area for al fresco dining. Open daily 11-dusk. 

01208 880243  longcrosshotel.co.uk   Photography: Supplied By Subject

St Mawes Hotel, St Mawes TR2 5DR

A (little) sister to The Idle Rocks. Smart and chic, but with less formality. Great sea views. Open for coffee, afternoon tea and cakes, or perhaps, a bucks fizz, or two. Cinema. 

01326 270266  stmaweshotel.com   Photography: Supplied By Subject


Trevalsa Court Hotel, School Hill Rd, Mevagissey PL26 6TH

An interesting combination of a cosy boutique-style hotel within an Arts & Crafts Movement building. It also has its own secluded cove. 

01726 842468   trevalsa-hotel.co.uk   Photography: Supplied By Subject

Talland Bay Hotel PL13 2JB

Boutique-style family run hotel with fine sea views close to the coastal footpath. You can choose to eat between fine dining in the Terrace Restaurant, or the bar- like Brasserie. Both do ‘Catch of the Day.’ Art and sculptures liven the bright surroundings. Dog friendly. 

01503 272667   tallandbayhotel.co.uk   Photography: Supplied By Subject

The Beach, Summerleaze Crescent, Bude EX23 8HJ

A little slice of New England-Boutique style has arrived in North Cornwall. With sea (and car park) views, fresh, airy rooms and cuisine, perhaps too precious. 

01288 389000   thebeachatbude.co.uk   Photography: Supplied By Subject


Tommy Jacks, Crooklets Beach, Bude EX23 8NF

A beach hotel marketed towards chic and fit surfers. They use language like groovy and squashy. They even have their own micro-brewery. Leave your car keys in Reception and get fit and enjoy the natural order of things?  Nearby, their big brother hotel, Hebasca   hebasca.co.uk

01288 356013    tommyjacks.co.uk     Photography: Supplied By Subject