The Scarlet Hotel in Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, is outstanding. If you want to go to a formal, stuffy hotel with staff only saying “yes sir” or “no sir” with a false grin on their faces, then don’t go to the Scarlet. Another excellent element of the hotel is that it is child free which, may be contentious for some but, is brilliant for the rest of us.
There is no reception desk, the staff come out and greet you and tell you everything you need to know.
The Scarlet is a relaxed place set up to slow you down. The staff and the service they provide is excellent, friendly and they cannot do enough for you.
The hotel is beautifully quirky with unusual furniture and pieces of art on show some of which are for sale.
The rooms are very comfortable and in fact the Scarlet is the only hotel that has comfortable pillows; and I have stayed in a few hotels.
The Scarlet hotel is on a steep hillside with beautiful views of the bay. I found myself sitting and watching; a thing we rarely do. It fascinated me to see the tide come in.
There is a very good spa that offers all sorts of treatments and it is well worth a visit.
The food at the hotel is very good. The restaurant staff and bar staff are friendly and will do everything possible to make the experience a good one.
How many hotels will you go to, that the general manager, Nicky, will come out to have a chat with you and make you feel welcome and ensure that your needs are looked after. I have a friend who has mobility difficulties who I want to bring down to the Scarlet. Nicky took us to see one of the rooms that will meet the needs of anyone with disabilities and mobility difficulties and definitely my friend.
I cannot thank all of the staff enough for a relaxing and tranquil stay. We are going back at Christmas to enjoy the Scarlet again.
PS. The Scarlet is dog friendly
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Simply put, we are a beautiful 37 bedroom hotel built to the highest eco standards, boasting delicious locally sourced food and the best Ayurvedic inspired spa you can imagine.Discover an escape for grown-ups, to eat, dream and play in peace. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Scarlet Hotel Mawgan Porth, Cornwall