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    The Idle Rocks

    Harbourside, St Mawes TR2 5AN, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good14%
    • Average4%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “idle rocks” (181 reviews)
    “high tide” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 409 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Beautiful little hotel. Staff were lovely, room was gorgeous as was the bath 😍 everyone was really friendly, there’s even your own coffee machine in the room! Restaurant is a little pricey but suits the hotel perfectly. Really enjoyed my over night stay!

    Thank sophied1988
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I have known the Idle Rocks since the early 1960s and the Richards have completely transformed it. We had a very comfortable room, writing the guest's christian names on the door was a nice touch, although it had very little storage for our clothes. We...More

    Thank GlobetrotterTwo
    Response from PaulTIR, Manager at The Idle RocksResponded 5 days ago

    Many thanks for your informative review and know that I have taken all comments on board, for consideration. We hope to welcome you back to The Idle Rocks again soon. Kind regards, Paul

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    There's a part of me that doesn't want to write this review..... I want The Idle Rocks to be my secret place that no one knows about and a place I can retreat to when I need to recharge the batteries and be throughly spoilt.......More

    Thank Dhana G
    Response from PaulTIR, Manager at The Idle RocksResponded 5 days ago

    I can not begin to say how delighted I was to read your comments about your experience with us. It fills me with so much pride to know our guests are experiencing the service and attention to detail we strive to deliver. I hope to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Beautiful hotel, absolutely stunning location, fantastic service couldn’t have asked for a better way to celebrate a big birthday,food was outstanding, attention to detail outstanding will definitely be back!

    Thank Gina H
    Response from PaulTIR, Manager at The Idle RocksResponded 5 days ago

    Wow! What a wonderful review. Myself and the team are delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us and very much look forward to welcoming you back, in the not too distant future. Kind regards, Paul

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had breakfast only at this hotel. The service was perfect, the food beautifully pressented, and the view stunning . When the waiter asked if i wanted another coffee, he bought it out after i had finished my Cornish breakfast. Now i thought this was...More

    Thank jaaaaaaaaaa
    Response from PaulTIR, Manager at The Idle RocksResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write your review and please know that I have passed on your kind words to the team. Regards, Paul

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    About
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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$196 - US$314 (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
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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
    2 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
    14 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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    "We only had the dinner."
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    "request seaview it's amazing"
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    "Superb views over the harbour. We had the deluxe suite and it was absolutely beautiful."
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    "Room 8 is lovely with amazing views"
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