Where to Stay Cornwall

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






Small Hotels



Artist Residence, 20 Chapel St., Penzance

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

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

A new, beautifully 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. 

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


Elements, Marine Drive, Bude

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

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

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

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   Photography: Supplied By Subject


Longcross Hotel & Victorian Garden, Nr Port Isaac

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   Photography: Supplied By Subject


Primrose Valley Hotel, Primrose Valley, St Ives

Another business passionate about sustainable living and protecting the environment. The luxurious rooms are decorated with bespoke furnishings and the latest sound systems. An eclectic wine cellar greets all devotees of the grape. Restaurant. 

01736 794939   primroseonline.co.uk   Photography: Supplied By Subject

St Mawes Hotel, St Mawes.  

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

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

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

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

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

Trevose Harbour House, 22 The Warren, St Ives

A boutique guest house with 6-lovingly designed rooms in shades of blue. Wifi, Hypnos beds and much more for your every comfort.  A real find.

01736 793267   trevosehouse.co.uk   Photography: Supplied By Subject