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The Idle Rocks

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Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
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Overview of The Idle Rocks

The Idle Rocks

3.5 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSt. Mawes Castle12 min walk
  • Popular LocationSt. Anthony's Beach20 min drive
  • Popular LocationPendennis Castle29 min drive
  • AirportNewquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall)43 min drive

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About this area

St. Mawes

Located in Truro, The Idle Rocks is on the beach. St. Mawes Castle and Trelissick Gardens are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Killiow Golf Club and South West Coast Path Section 30 Trailhead. Ready for a night out? Consider Performance Centre and Gwennap Pit.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • St. Mawes Castle - 12 min walk
  • Portscatho Beach - 9 min drive
  • St. Anthony's Beach - 20 min drive
  • Pendennis Castle - 29 min drive
  • Castle Beach - 32 min drive

Getting around

  • Penryn Station - 23 min drive
  • Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall) - 43 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Hidden Hut - 9 min drive
  • Beerwolf Books - 28 min drive
  • Five Degrees West - 28 min drive
  • Amanzi Restaurant - 28 min drive
  • Fuel - 28 min drive

About this property

The Idle Rocks

Beachfront hotel for sun and fun
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and concierge services. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include dry cleaning, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. All 19 rooms offer free WiFi, minibars and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find room service, premium bedding and coffee makers.
The Idle Rocks offers 19 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 4 March 2021 to 30 June 2021 (dates subject to change).
The property is closed between 7 September and 10 September.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 30 per pet, per stay
Dogs welcome
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 30 per pet, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

Idle Rocks Hotel Truro
Idle Rocks Hotel
Idle Rocks Truro
The Idle Rocks Hotel
The Idle Rocks Truro
The Idle Rocks Hotel Truro

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4.8
Exceptional
Rating 5 - Excellent. 8 out of 10 reviews
5 - Excellent 80%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 10 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 10 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 10 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 10 reviews
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5.0/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent location, staff very attentive, good food.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Superb
Providing First class service in a relaxed and friendly environment is a difficult balance. The idle rocks pulls it off. At the risk of further popularising this gem, I couldn’t recommend it more highly.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wonderful corner room right on the water Fine service and exceptional food Only regret was the stormy English weather
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Did not change the evening menue.so little choice on other evenings.The food was of course excellant.could possibly put on a daily special?
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2019