The Idle Rocks Hotel in St Mawes, are looking for a Receptionist to join there team, we are looking for a strong team player with good attention to detail, be a natural host, and lead by example at all times.

***Staff Accommodation Available***

Key Responsibilities:

  • To offer an exceptionally warm welcome everyone into our hotel.
  • To oversee check in’s and check out of all our guests for the Idle Rocks and St Mawes Hotels, ensuring a warm welcome and fond farewell.
  • Assist your Head of Department in effectively allocating hotel rooms to achieve the most profitable outcome for each hotel
  • Concise & accurate gathering of guest information and documentation
  • To anticipate guest’s needs
  • To proactively engage with guests, making sure every guest journey is positive and that their needs are met.
  • To support your Head of Department to drive in revenue this may be selling rooms or additional experiences in the hotel, maximising all opportunities.

Required skills

  • Warm and welcoming by nature
  • Quietly confident, self motivated, approachable individual who will integrate into the current team.
  • Naturally intuitive, able to anticipate the needs of the guests.
  • An operational understanding, including PMS, management of 3rd party websites and restaurant reservation systems.
  • Build genuine rapport with our guests to deliver unique levels of service whilst remaining professional at all times
  • A willingness to respond to challenges with a “can do” attitude.
  • You will be required to have a full understanding of all that the hotel has to offer its guests, this is not limited to rooms & will also include other experiences and facilities.
  • Flexible approach– understanding that the hotel environment requires flexibility beyond specific department.
  • Deliver the highest standards of service to our guests consistently, in line with the SOP’s and brand philosophies
  • Your role will include reception shift-work, including report running, auditing and shift closure.
  • Dedicated and committed to development and progression within the hospitality business

***Competitive Rates of Pay***

***Full-Time or Part-Time***

How to Apply:

Please write to Gill Hitchings Head of HR with your C.V and Covering letter  and include details of your salary expectation, by email:

Early applications appreciated

     Best dine & stay experience Winner   Seafood restaurant of the year winner     2018 Trencherman's Awards Winner

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