I'll write the negatives first!
The breakfast room is small and unsatisfactory, due to breakfasts taking a while to arrive because only one or two can be cooked at a time in the tiny, windlowless kitchen, and the waitress is in and out between this room and the conservatory, where overflow guests sit. If it was cold outside, you'd be in a constant draft! The conservatory is a nicer area, but, if it's raining, your breakfast will be wet and cold when it reaches you. We couldn't understand why guests (and staff) weren't better served by the main kitchen being used in the mornings, and all guests sitting in one big room.
Also, breakfast is only served between 8 and 9am every day. This is to fit around staff commitments, we felt, not around the comfort or convenience of guests.
A pleasant stay is achieved if guests know that the management is doing its best to make things run as smoothly as possible for them, and for their staff. We didn't feel this to be the case here. In fact not once did we see any managament staff, nor were we asked if everything was OK for us during our stay, It felt like, as hotel guests, we were of secondary importance.
In fact, we felt that the main priority of this business is pub customers. I say this because for two nights in a row, there was a lot of late night noise coming from the terrace and car park, and from somewhere else in the guests' rooms. One night, very late, there were people arguing loudly including much swearing, which we could hear clearly from our room, even with windows closed. I would have expected that staff would have respected guests' comfort and stopped this, but they didn't. Also, another night, there was a motorbike revving up for about 20 minutes in the car park, right beneath hotel rooms. This was after 10pm, which isn't ideal for guests with families or who go to bed early. Nothing was done about this either. In a hotel, you'd expect staff to ask that guests' comfort be respected, and that the bike be switched off.
It's for the above reasons that we wouldn't return, nor would we recommend this as a place to stay, unless you're someone who likes to spend the evening in the pub until very late yourself.
In which case - the room was fine, also clean, and the bed was comfy. We ate in the pub one night and the food was fine too. The location is good. The flowers on the terrace were very pretty. There's an old room in the pub which is cosy and lit by candles, which was nice. And, because we got a deal on our stay, it was good value for money.
And the walks on the coastal path around Tintagel are second to none!
If you want an outlook, then ask for a room looking onto pub terrace and car park. I think the other...
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