A stay at The Idle Rocks is the place to re-engage with the simpler pleasures in life. Perched perfectly on the rocks in the heart of St Mawes, the 19 bedroom Relais & Chateaux hotel is your home from home. All our bedrooms are individually designed, the ultimate in waterside comfort and luxury, each with their own, unique style and charm.

With a multi award winning restaurant, and unprecedented south facing views across the water, the environment is relaxed, and the hospitality is genuine and engaging. We look forward to welcoming you toThe Idle Rocks

  • Grand Seaview Rooms

    Our Grand Seaview Rooms at the Idle Rocks are our largest and most luxurious rooms. Spacious, light and airy, with spectacular water views.
    Priced from £275 to £405 per night

  • Seaview Rooms

    Our Seaview rooms are generously proportioned with spectacular views over the water. All have ensuite bath or shower rooms
    Priced from £250 to £380 per night

  • Harbour View Rooms

    Harbour Views Rooms at the Idle Rocks are all individually designed, with luxurious bathrooms. Wake up each morning to the spectacular water views
    Priced from £225 to £350 per night

  • Family Rooms

    Our Family Rooms at the Idle Rocks are generously proportioned. With either bunk beds or sofa beds, all three rooms have spectacular sea views.
    Priced from £250 to £380 per night

  • Village Hideaway Rooms

    Our Village Hideaway Rooms are characterful and unique. With village or water views, escape the day to day and embrace romantic seclusion
    Priced from £200 to £310 per night

  • Village Cosy Room

    A bright airy room, with a nautical decor, which epitomises St Mawes. This room has a king sized bed and ensuite shower room
    Priced from £150 to £210 per night

  • Rooms at The St Mawes Hotel

    Rooms at our sister, The St Mawes Hotel, located just across the harbour, are individually designed; classic luxury meets seaside chic.
    Priced from £150 to £290 per night

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Families at The Idle Rocks

With its waterside location, and multiple activity options on our doorstep, The Idle Rocks make it easy to enjoy a holiday suitable for the whole family

Seasonal Getaways

Join us for romantic getaways, gourmet breaks, and seasonal packages throughout the year.
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View of the St mawes hotel from sea

Our Sister, The St Mawes Hotel

Located in the centre of the village with a commanding view over the harbour and bay, The St Mawes Hotel is placed at the very heart of the community. Our boutique accommodation across seven bedrooms, offers the very best in coastal comfort and luxury, each room individually designed, with their own unique style and charm. The Bar & Restaurant at the St Mawes Hotel is a convivial escape to enjoy authentic, quality dishes that showcase the best locally sourced Cornish ingredients.

Activities at The Idle Rocks

Our unique position on the water, gives our guests access to a whole range of activities. Powerboating, Sailing, Walking, Fishing, or perhaps Windsurfing?

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.
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Rooms can be reserved online or you can call us on 01326 270 270 or email

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

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St Mawes Hotel

Discover our rooms and dining options, at our sister hotel

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