We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
15/09/2017 16/09/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Idle Rocks

    Harbourside, St Mawes TR2 5AN, England
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    15/09/2017 16/09/2017
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$258
    View Deal
    Traveller (202)
    Dining (39)
    Room & Suite (39)
    Overview
    • Excellent77%
    • Very good15%
    • Average4%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “idle rocks” (171 reviews)
    “high tide” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from The Idle Rocks
    Deals (2)
    15 Sep16 Sep
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Standard Twin Room
      US$258
      View Deal
    • Standard Twin Room
      US$258
      View Deal
    • Standard Twin Room
      US$258
      View Deal
    • Standard Twin Room
      US$258
      View Deal
    Collapse room deals
    View more room deals
    Showing room deals 1 - of 2
    The Lugger Hotel
    904 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Portloe
     
    The Nare
    299 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Veryan in Roseland
     
    Hotel Tresanton
    628 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in St Mawes
     
    The St Mawes Hotel
    187 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in St Mawes
     
    Write a Review
    Reviews (393)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 387 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Falmouth to st makes ferry, lunch at this superb hotel was the order of the day, The staff were very attentive and helpful, the food was tasty , the mojto's were excellent , so much so we missed the ferry back, so hey ho ,...More

    Thank paulina138
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hotel far exceeded our already high expectations in a quiet, understated way. The Idle Rocks is the only hotel on the water side of the street in the tiny picturesque village of St. Mawes. An older building with modern, renovated bathrooms, it has comfortable...More

    Thank PA88
    Response from IRHPaul, Manager at The Idle RocksResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive review. Your wonderful comments have been seen by the staff, and I can tell you that they are very much appreciated. with best wishes, Paul

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This lovely little hotel in St Mawes is just perfect for a short break especially if you have great weather- which we eventually did! You arrive unload your luggage & park a short distance away in the pay & display with a parking permit supplied...More

    Thank adetanner
    Response from IRHPaul, Manager at The Idle RocksResponded 1 week ago

    From all of us here at The Idle Rocks, we thank you for taking the time to write a balanced review. As a manager who is honest and passionate about how we can improve, you have given me some points to consider. I am delighted...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We usually make it a rule never to go back to a place we visited. We work hard and choose to spend our money on luxury travel. Having stayed at The Shangra La Al Husn in Oman ( a six star hotel) until now I...More

    1  Thank Debbie T
    Response from IRHPaul, Manager at The Idle RocksResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Debbie and Chris, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us again, and to receive such praise in your review is extremely satisfying. It is so kind of you to detail the performances of the members of our team who are all...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Really beautiful hotel in an idyllic location right on the harbour. We had the most wonderful dinner one evening and were able to take drinks on the terrace beforehand. Service was impeccable. Food delicious. Highly recommended

    1  Thank Wilsonka
    Response from IRHPaul, Manager at The Idle RocksResponded 1 week ago

    I am delighted to read your praise and recommendation for The Idle Rocks. Whenever I read 'service was impeccable and food delicious', I know that we are achieving what we set out to do. I hope you will have the chance to return soon.

    The Lugger Hotel
    904 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Portloe
     
    The Nare
    299 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Veryan in Roseland
     
    Hotel Tresanton
    628 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in St Mawes
     
    The St Mawes Hotel
    187 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in St Mawes
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • 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$241 - US$480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia, TripOnline SA, Cancelon, Priceline, Cheap Tickets and Agoda so you can book your The Idle Rocks reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Cornwall >
    • Truro District >
    • Roseland Peninsula >
    • St Mawes
    • Also Known As
    • Idle Rocks Hotel ,
    • Idle Rocks St Mawes
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (202)
    Dining (39)
    Room & Suite (39)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (139)
    Bathroom (7)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Nearby
    Hotel Tresanton
    628 reviews
    .50 km away
     
    The Nare
    299 reviews
    7.53 km away
     
    The St Mawes Hotel
    187 reviews
    .19 km away
     
    The Lugger Hotel
    904 reviews
    10.89 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    St Mawes Bakery
    223 reviews
    .18 km away
    Hotel Tresanton Restaurant
    426 reviews
    .49 km away
    The Idle Rocks
    381 reviews
    .01 km away
    The Watch House
    499 reviews
    .05 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    St Mawes Ferry
    306 reviews
    .10 km away
    St. Mawes Castle
    448 reviews
    .83 km away
    St Mawes Sit on Kayaks, Mini Cruises & Water Taxi
    51 reviews
    .15 km away
    Lamorran House Garden
    52 reviews
    .52 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    edegenhard
    16 February 2016|
    Answer
    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
    0
    Votes
    pmg154
    2 April 2015|
    Answer
    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
    0
    Votes
    Tessaderby
    14 February 2015|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    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
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "boutique hotel, cheerfully decorated, rooms available for wheel chair users, tsea view over the harbour,are..."
    Read review
    "Sea view is a must"
    Read review
    "All that I've seen, with harbour view, are good."
    Read review
    "Room 2 has great views and a fabulous bathroom"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing