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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 81%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 540 reviews

Extensive grounds and facilities in jaw-dropping clifftop location

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At a glance

1 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms
Wi-Fi
Lift
Spa
Gym

Built in the 1920s, this long-established hotel sits on the cliff top in 250 acres of grounds which include indoor and outdoor pools, a golf course and a spa. Bedrooms are well maintained, and many have marvellous views across St Austell Bay. A good choice of comfortable lounges is available, while facilities for families include kids' clubs and entertainment.

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Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 86
  • Family rooms: 14
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year

Facilities

  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces:: 100

Accessibility

  • Steps for wheelchair: 5
  • Walk-in showers

Children

  • Children welcome

Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Outdoor swimming pool, heated
  • Hard tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Number of holes: 18
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: Hydrotherapy spa pool Hot stone beds
  • Weekly entertainment
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Conference

  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 150

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 100

Getting here

From St Austell, follow signs for Charlestown. Carlyon Bay signed on left, hotel at end of Sea Rd

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St Austell
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Room prices from£140/night**Based on the minimum price of a standard double room *Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
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