The Idle Rocks

Harbourside, St. Mawes, Cornwall, Truro, TQ5 2AN
Boutique hotel
19 Rooms

With a stay at The Idle Rocks in Truro (St. Mawes), you'll be minutes from Roseland Visitor Centre and close to St. Mawes Castle. This hotel is within close proximity of Pendennis Castle and National Maritime Museum.

What's around

  • Roseland Visitor Centre - 0.1 km / 0 mi
  • St. Mawes Castle - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
  • Pendennis Castle - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
  • National Maritime Museum - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
  • Discovery Quay - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
  • Falmouth Aquarium - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Very good
Based on 422 Reviews
Tracey S
Frome, United Kingdom
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Boxing Day Cocktails
Jan 1, 2018
A special hotel. We were made very welcome on a wet and windy Boxing Day evening. The cocktails were excellent as was the service. Beautifully decorated for Christmas, we didn’t... more »
Debbie T
Trip type:
Jan 1, 2018
A breathtaking culinary experience with a 7 course gourmet menu and a pairing of wines to match all provided with faultless and impeccable service led by Rachel Henley (Restaurant Manager)... more »
North Carolina, USA
Trip type:
If there were more circles I would rate higher than 5!
Dec 17, 2017
My husband and I stayed at The Idle Rocks for two nights and we were very sad to leave. The location is spectacular and the service at the hotel with... more »
Jula C
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Trip type:
Lovely Winter Lunch
Dec 14, 2017
Beautifully tasteful decor overlooking the sea. Fabulous food. The starter was to die for. Chicken Parfait with red cabbage purée and pickled red cabbage. The parfait was topped with apple... more »
Sharon H
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Continues to be excellent in all regards
Dec 3, 2017
The Idle Rocks never fails to impress. This was our third visit and if anything the food and service was even better than on previous occasions. The hotel has recently... more »

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  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Restaurant


  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking

House Rules

  • Pets allowed
  • Smoke-free property
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