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The Idle Rocks

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“idle rocks”(188 reviews)
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Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsidle rocksattention to detailhigh tidetasting menua hot water bottlebeautiful hoteloverlooking the harbourhead chefnespresso machinefantastic foodroast beefspecial thanksthree night staybirthday treatstaff could not have been morewonderful staynothing too much trouble
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Reviewed yesterday

Fabulous afternoon on the balcony having afternoon tea. Surroundings were idyllic with lovely views across the harbour. All the staff were friendly and helpful with attention to detail giving a very personal service. The hotel was absolutely spotless inside and out adding to the feeling...More

Thank Twiglet56
Response from Paul G, Manager at The Idle RocksResponded today

Thank you for your lovely review of our hotel- to acknowledge the efforts of our team will mean a great deal to them. I look forward to hearing from you ahead of your next visit! With best wishes, Paul paul@idlerocks.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

St Maws is as picturesque a location of a sea side village you could ever imagine. Sitting outside, having tea or an "adult beverage" and watching the life of the harbor is delightful. The hotel itself is wonderfully located and the rooms very nice, as...More

Thank JuezJoe
Response from Paul G, Manager at The Idle RocksResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review, and to advise others in the Trip Advisor community on how to best make the most of their time in St Mawes. I hope you will return very soon to experience this again for yourselves,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Possibly our favourite hotel anywhere, although I suspect that's because they've put up with our antics over the years very gracefully and always welcomed us back. The hotel is stunning, decorated superbly, the suites are fantastic with omg views out over the St Mawes harbour,...More

Thank dsmbaker
Response from Paul G, Manager at The Idle RocksResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for such lovely comments. We hope that everyone who joins us at The Idle Rocks in the future will share your sentiments. We hope to see you back with in St Mawes very soon. Best wishes, Paul

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my wife for a one night escapefor her birthday. Right from the moment we arrived we were taken care of with the very highest attention to detail. The room was first class and decor beautifully chosen. Sea view with harbour. The food we...More

Thank Duncandiaz
Response from Paul G, Manager at The Idle RocksResponded 3 days ago

Wonderful comments, thank you so much for sharing them. You and your wife will always be most welcome here. In response to your question, how do I better it next year?: come back and see us, and in the meantime we will be working hard...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my family to eat in the restaurant. We were told whilst walking to the table there was no children's menu which we didn't mind...just a bit odd to mention this en route to the table. The restaurant was well decorated with a beautiful...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Room amenities
Minibar
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$265 - US$491 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$265 - US$491 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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rosalindcarberry
30 March 2018|
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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure probably best to call the hotel
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E3456
22 February 2018|
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Response from ManagerTIRSMH | Property representative |
Thank you for your question- The Idle Rocks Hotel has an allocated parking space for each bedroom in the hotel. These are safe, and our concierge will park your vehicle for you on arrival.
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edegenhard
16 February 2016|
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Response from Jo D | 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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"Be sure to have a view of the harbor!"
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