Historic Hotels in Cornwall

Welcome to our selection of historic country house hotels in Cornwall. From the imposing Tredethy Country Hotel near Bodmin (pictured above) to the stunning clifftop location of Porth Avallen Hotel near St Austell, we’ve searched high and low for the finest hotels across this beautiful county. If you’re looking for more options, be sure to try out our selection of country house hotels in Devon, as many are situated near to the county borders.

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The Horn Of Plenty

The Horn Of Plenty, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8JD.

With its award winning restaurant and elegant, luxurious rooms, this privately owned, beautiful country house enjoys panoramic views over the Tamar Valley. Rich in historic character and original charm, it offers a warm and friendly personalised service.

  • 19th Century

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Meudon Hotel

Meudon Hotel, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 5HT.

This family run hotel offers beautiful views out the sea, and is perfect for a beach holiday. The bedrooms are all well appointed, and the hotel serves excellent food in it’s restaurant including fresh seafood.

  • 19th Century

Trevalsa Court Hotel

Trevalsa Court Hotel, Mevagissey, Cornwall, PL26 6TH.

Set in the pretty fishing village of Mevagissey, the Trevalsa Court offers cosy and unique accommodation, with most rooms enjoying beautiful sea views. Featuring an elegant oak-panelled restaurant, this boutique hotel has steps down to the secluded beach.

  • 20th Century

Queens Hotel

Queens Hotel, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4HG.

This elegant Victorian hotel is set in one of the most stunning positions in Cornwall. The restaurant takes full advantage of the wonderful views, and there is WiFi throughout.

  • 19th Century

Hotel Victoria

Hotel Victoria, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1DB.

Hotel Victoria is situated in Newquay’s vibrant town centre and is perfect for a seaside break. The hotel boasts two popular restaurants as well as leisure facilities including an indoor swimming pool, gym, spa bath and sauna.

  • 19th Century

The Carlyon Bay Hotel

The Carlyon Bay Hotel, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3RD.

Just a few yards from Cornwall’s sandy beaches, the Carlyon Hotel features four-star accommodation, as well as a luxury spa, an award-winning restaurant and an 18-hole golf course. Set high on the rugged cliffs of St Austell Bay with stunning sea views.

  • 20th Century

Trenython Manor Hotel & Spa

Trenython Manor Hotel, Par, Cornwall, PL24 2TS.

This elegant Victorian manor house now features traditionally furnished en-suite rooms, an à la carte restaurant and a spa offering personalised body treatments. Set in 24 acres of grounds, there is also an indoor swimming pool and sauna to enjoy.

  • 19th Century

Fowey Hall Hotel

Fowey Hall Hotel, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1ET.

Relax and enjoy the spectacular views over the river estuary, or perhaps treat yourself to the range of treatments available at the hotel’s spa, With its great range of facilities, the luxurious Fowey Hall is surely one of the finest hotels in Cornwall

  • 19th Century

The Old Quay House Hotel

The Old Quay House Hotel, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1AQ.

From its waterside terrace, this award winning luxury hotel overlooks the stunning waterfront at picturesque Fowey. Serving river oysters, pan-fried scallops and fine wines, you can watch the days catch being landed from the hotel’s restaurant.

  • 19th Century

Metropole Hotel

Metropole Hotel, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8DB.

Work on the Metropole was started in 1900 and the hotel opened its doors in 1904. Today it is a four star hotel overlooking Padstow harbour and with a popular restaurant. Boasts landscaped gardens for guests to enjoy.

  • 20th Century

Great Western

Great Western, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2NE.

Set on a chalky cliff just metres from the sandy Fistral Beach, this three-star hotel features an impressive cliff-top terrace and bright, spacious en-suite bedrooms. With views over the Atlantic Ocean, the restaurant serves a full international menu.

  • 19th Century