Your Home from Home by the Sea

Perched perfectly on the rocks, in the heart of St Mawes, the 19 bedroom Relais & Châteaux hotel is your home away from home. Each of our bedrooms are individually designed to reflect the ultimate beauty in waterside comfort & luxury. With an award-winning restaurant and unprecedented south facing views across the water, the environment is relaxed and the hospitality is genuine and engaging.

Winter On The Rocks

This winter, enjoy a three night indulgent escape at The Idle Rocks, with it's wonderful sea views and spectacular location, on the rocks, in the heart of St Mawes.

Sparkling Cream Tea

Visit The Idle Rocks this Winter for a traditional Cornish Cream Tea, served with a glass of Knightor Classic Cuvée.

Festive Lunch at The Idle Rocks

Gather your friends and family and join us for a Festive Lunch in The Idle Rocks Restaurant.

New Year’s Eve At The Idle Rocks

Start 2022 with a bang and see in the New Year in chic understated style at The Idle Rocks…
view of grand seaview room at the Idle Rocks Hotel

Stay at The Idle Rocks

A luxury hotel on the Roseland Peninsula, in the heart of Cornwall. A stay at The Idle Rocks is the place to re-engage with the simpler pleasures in life.

Dine at The Idle Rocks Restaurant

Led by Executive Head Chef Dorian Janmaat, our passionate team of chefs pride themselves on preparing authentic and inspiring dishes, conceived from sustainably produced local ingredients.
Festive Dining at The Idle Rocks, St Mawes

Entertain

Whether it’s a family celebration, a movie during your stay, a night out with friends or a business meeting, our facilities at The Idle Rocks and our sister property, The St Mawes Hotel, provide a wide range of corporate and personal entertainment options.

The Idle Rocks - Your Place by the Sea

Experience the Idyllic destination of the Idle Rocks, in St. Mawes
  • The Reef Knot Retreat

    Tucked away on the upper floor of the hotel, nestles The Reef Knot Retreat Treatment Room, offering an array of wellness treatments.
  • Award Winning Dining

    Our restaurant and south facing terrace offer an ideal location to enjoy delicious food, centred on fresh Cornish ingredients.
  • Seasonal Breaks

    Join us for romantic getaways, gourmet breaks, and seasonal packages throughout the year. A perfect excuse to take a break!
  • Gift Vouchers

    Give the gift of ‘Cornish Luxury'. Choose from Dinner for Two, a Weekend Stay, or simply a voucher of monetary value; we have wide range of gifting options to help you spoil that special person in your life.

Our Booking Options

Book your stay or reserve your restaurant table at The Idle Rocks.Please note: during the Winter months, we serve dinner from Wednesday to Sunday, and lunch is served Thursday - Sunday.
Seaview Rooms - a wide view of Room 8 with grey, white and orange at The Idle Rocks Hotel
Book Your Stay

To make a hotel reservation, book online, call 01326 270 270 or email stay@stmawes.com

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St Mawes Hotel balcony
St Mawes Hotel

Discover our rooms, bar & dining options, and the Hidden Cinema at our sister hotel

Visit St Mawes Hotel
Dine in the Idle Rocks, St Mawes, Roseland Peninsula
Reserve a Table

To make a lunch or dinner reservation, book online, call 01326 270 270 or email: eat@idlerocks.com

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Book Direct

1
Best Rate Guarantee
Our best rates are always available directly and you will not find a cheaper price on any comparison websites.
2
Room Availability
We only offer a selection of our rooms on comparison websites, book direct for our full choice of room types.
3
Exclusive Offers
Rewarding loyalty is what we do best, if there’s an exclusive offer or limited treat you will find it here first.