Join The Team

The Idle Rocks sits alongside the harbour in the beautiful Cornish village of St Mawes. We are a member of the world renowned Relais & Chateaux collection of hotels and voted a top 50 best European beach hotels by the Sunday Times and one of the top 30 best places to work in hospitality by the Caterer magazine.

We are always looking for hospitality professionals to join our team in a variety of roles who will share our passion, enthusiasm and wholehearted commitment to our guests.


• Led by a young and passionate team with a shared vision to become the best hotel in the South West
• A beautiful seaside location in St Mawes with a fast growing reputation as a culinary destination


• A structured programme of internships and work placements for students studying hospitality management
• Seasonal placements in a variety of roles for students looking to support their studies during the summer break
• Exciting graduate opportunities for those looking to progress their career


• A structured training programme to develop your skills with senior management mentoring
• Top rates of pay along with a share in gratuities
• Subsidised top quality staff accommodation
• Staff discount policy across our two properties
• Career progression opportunities for those students looking for a longer term placement
• A strong brand with ethical values about the way we treat our staff
• Association with a hotel ever growing in reputation for luxury and fine food
• The Idle Rocks is at the centre of the St Mawes community with its wide range of watersports and a lively social scene
• Become a member of the Relais & Chateaux family


Our Booking Options

Book your stay with Idle Rocks online, reserve your restaurant table with us direct or why not have a look at our beautiful partner Hotel, The St Mawes Hotel.
a wide view of Room 8 with grey, white and orange at The Idle Rocks Hotel
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Rooms can be reserved online or you can call us on 01326 270 270 or email

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colouful green and orange carror dish on white plate
Reserve a Table

Tables can be reserved online or you can call us on 01326 270 270 or

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St Mawes Hotel balcony
St Mawes Hotel

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