Editor’s Choice Seaside Hotels

From harbourside retreats to remote escapes, the UK has the most spectacular coastline that never fails to feed the soul. Estuaries and salt flats, sandy beaches and secluded cliff top locations, the hotels by the sea combine spectacular views, natural beauty and excellent customer service with sand, surf and occasionally sunshine as well.  Here are the Good Hotel Guide’s Editor’s Choice 2019 top 10 seaside hotels. 

2020 Editor's Choice Seaside Hotels

Editor’s Choice Seaside Hotels

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Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - 3 Nights for the Price of 2 Special Offer

Salcombe

‘We rate this very highly in almost every respect.’ Praise from a reader for Keith Makepeace’s much-loved, family-run, family-friendly, dog-friendly hotel in a ‘gorgeous’ coastal setting.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
2
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Porth Tocyn Hotel

Porth Tocyn Hotel

Abersoch

There is a deceptive ‘wacky’ quality to the Fletcher-Brewers’ ‘lovely’ hotel overlooking Cardigan Bay, a casual vibe that belies the professionalism of the operation.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • country_house
3
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Rathmullan House

Rathmullan House - Winter Nights Special Offer

Rathmullan

More a professional operation, less an intimate Irish country house experience, Mark and Mary Wheeler’s hotel on the shore of Lough Swilly, in ‘wild and wonderful’ Donegal, has something for everyone.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • disabled
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • for_wine-lovers
10% discount voucher Upgrade voucher
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Romney Bay House

Romney Bay House - Three Night Special Offer

New Romney

‘After a journey along the bumpy road, we were welcomed at the door by Lisa and Clinton, who took our cases up the rather steep stairs to a lovely room.’
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • wi-fi
25% voucher
5
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The Gallivant

The Gallivant - Midweek Spa Escape

Camber

‘Great to cross over the road to an incredible beach where you can stroll for miles,’ writes a reader who spent ‘a great weekend’ at Harry Cragoe’s restaurant-with-rooms.
  • weddings
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • seaside
  • wi-fi
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • golf
  • eco-friendly
  • walking
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Blakeney Hotel

The Blakeney Hotel

Holt

Widescreen vistas of salt marshes and big skies rush to this family-friendly, quayside hotel. Helmed by Emma Stannard, with 'universally friendly and efficient staff', the north Norfolk grand dame is approaching its centenary.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • wildlife_watching
7
Tresanton

Tresanton

St Mawes

‘Expensive certainly, but it’s worth paying for quality.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • bird_watching
  • electric_charging_point
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The Pierhouse

The Pierhouse

Port Appin

‘In the most beautiful position, with sea, islands and mountains in full view,’ this former Victorian piermaster’s house stands ‘right on the shores of Loch Linnhe’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • good_value
  • wi-fi
  • honeymoon
  • eco-friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • baby-friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • mooring_available
9
The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel

Ventnor

You can take afternoon tea, as Queen Victoria did, at this ‘VERY good hotel’, perhaps on the Geranium Terrace, ‘the whole length adorned with superb pink geraniums’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
10
Talland Bay Hotel

Talland Bay Hotel

Talland-by-Looe

‘One of our favourite hotels,’ enthuses a reader about Teresa and Kevin O’Sullivan’s quirky and luxurious cliff-top hideaway in this south Cornish seaside hamlet.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
  • romantic
  • honeymoon

Seaside Hotel of the Year 2019 (Cesar Winner)

Editor’s Choice Seaside Hotels

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The Nare

The Nare - 'Coastal Walking' Special Offer

Veryan-in-Roseland

‘The views are glorious,’ writes a Guide regular, after a visit to Toby Ashworth’s hotel above Carne Beach. ‘Each night I fell asleep to the sound of waves.’
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi

2019 Editor's Choice Seaside Hotels

Editor’s Choice Seaside Hotels

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Argyll Hotel

Argyll Hotel - Early Autumn Special Offer

Isle of Iona

The best tables in the sun lounge gaze across the water to Mull at this owner-run hotel occupying a row of crofters’ cottages. Menus embrace locally caught fish, hand-creeled langoustines, crab and lobster, organic garden produce.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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The White Horse

The White Horse - 3rd Night Free Special Offer

Brancaster Staithe

There are Brancaster oysters and beer- battered cod on the bar menu at this family-run inn with views across the salt marshes to the sea. Close by are miles of unspoilt honey-hued sandy beaches, perfect for kite-surfing.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • golf
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
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Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - Winter Breaks Special Offer

Aberdovey

A hotel for family holidays, not boutique or trendy, but relaxed, with the beach just across the road, sea-facing lounges, packed lunches to order, children’s supper, tea on the terrace, a putting green, and good, old-fashioned hospitality.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • horse_riding
  • wheelchair_accessible
4
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Cary Arms & Spa

Cary Arms & Spa - Romantic Festive Twilight Spa Hideaway Special Offer

Babbacombe

You can arrive by sea and moor at this secluded hotel, which clings to the cliffs above the Teign estuary. Beach huts in tropical coastal gardens have wall-to-wall glass doors, a sunbathing deck, views across Lyme Bay.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • mooring_available
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • honeymoon
  • fishing
  • walking
10% discount voucher
5
Hell Bay Hotel

Hell Bay Hotel

Isles of Scilly

Outside, calm protected beaches and dreamy views of outlying islets. Inside, rooms with a breezy New England style, an acclaimed collection of Cornish art and a menu highlighting gloriously fresh produce from the Isles of Scilly. Its crab shack is a popular summer fixture.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
6
Tresanton

Tresanton

St Mawes

All bedrooms have views across Falmouth Bay to St Anthony’s lighthouse, at Olga Polizzi’s relaxed but stylish hotel. You can sail aboard a vintage yacht or just hang out in the Beach Club, lunch on oysters or a crab sandwich with champagne.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • bird_watching
  • electric_charging_point
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Artist Residence Brighton

Artist Residence Brighton

Brighton

From sea-view balcony rooms to the basement Bunkhouse and ‘Below Deck’, this Regency seafront hotel is as cool and quirky as Brighton itself. Breakfast in The Set includes scrambled rare-breed Cacklebean eggs with local smoked mackerel.
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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The Seaside Boarding House

The Seaside Boarding House

Burton Bradstock

On Chesil Beach, drawing inspiration from Edward Hopper’s Cape Cod, this is a hip but laid-back operation. All bedrooms have a sea view. You can eat on the terrace – crab sandwiches, home-made ices, Dorset cream tea.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • honeymoon
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
9
The George Hotel & Beach Club

The George Hotel & Beach Club

Yarmouth

On a shingle beach lapped by the waves, with sea-facing conservatory restaurant and terrace, this smart Guide newcomer occupies a historic town house between castle and pier. Many rooms have Solent or harbour views.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • seaside
  • wi-fi
10
Treglos Hotel

Treglos Hotel

Padstow

There is a real holiday vibe at this family- run, family-friendly hotel, with many sea- facing bedrooms, golf course, spa, partner surf school (‘coasteering’, kayaking, stand- up paddleboarding), and seafood platter lunches served on the deck.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • disabled
  • good_value
  • seaside
10% discount voucher

2018 Editor's Choice Seaside Hotels

Editor’s Choice Seaside Hotels

1
Special offer
Porth Tocyn Hotel

Porth Tocyn Hotel

Abersoch

There is a deceptive ‘wacky’ quality to the Fletcher-Brewers’ ‘lovely’ hotel overlooking Cardigan Bay, a casual vibe that belies the professionalism of the operation.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • country_house
2
Special offer
The Nare

The Nare - 'Coastal Walking' Special Offer

Veryan-in-Roseland

‘The views are glorious,’ writes a Guide regular, after a visit to Toby Ashworth’s hotel above Carne Beach. ‘Each night I fell asleep to the sound of waves.’
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
3
Special offer
Cary Arms & Spa

Cary Arms & Spa - Romantic Festive Twilight Spa Hideaway Special Offer

Babbacombe

‘The lodging-houses at Bablicome are magnificent to be seen, And the accommodation there would suit either king or queen.’ William Topaz McGonagall extols the beauties of Babbacombe, where Lana de Savary’s hotel sits just above the beach, at the foot of a wooded corniche road.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • mooring_available
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • honeymoon
  • fishing
  • walking
10% discount voucher
4
The Blakeney Hotel

The Blakeney Hotel

Holt

Widescreen vistas of salt marshes and big skies rush to this family-friendly, quayside hotel. Helmed by Emma Stannard, with 'universally friendly and efficient staff', the north Norfolk grand dame is approaching its centenary.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • wildlife_watching
5
The White House

The White House

Herm

The ferry from Guernsey brings guests to this tiny, car-free island; the one and only hotel sends a tractor for their bags.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • for_wine-lovers
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
  • wildlife_watching
  • tennis
6
Tresanton

Tresanton

St Mawes

‘Expensive certainly, but it’s worth paying for quality.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • bird_watching
  • electric_charging_point
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The Beach

The Beach

Bude

Overlooking Summerleaze surfers’ beach, with its 1930s tidal pool and brightly coloured beach huts, the Victorian Summerleaze Court Hotel has been reinvented in hip New England style.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
  • surfing
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Pig on the Beach

The Pig on the Beach

Studland

With rooms in thatched dovecotes, a shepherd’s hut and an 'eccentric’ Victorian villa, Robin Hutson’s ‘whimsical’ seaside hotel is ‘wonderfully located’ and ‘very welcoming’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • conference_meeting
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • weddings
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
9
The Seaside Boarding House

The Seaside Boarding House

Burton Bradstock

In ‘a wonderful cliff-top location’, this ‘large white edifice above Chesil Beach’ is run as a restaurant-with-rooms by Mary-Lou Sturridge and Tony Mackintosh, late of London’s Groucho Club.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • honeymoon
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
10
The Idle Rocks

The Idle Rocks

St Mawes

‘We found seats on the attractive terrace’ with ‘views across St Mawes harbour to Falmouth Bay’ reports a lunchtime visitor to Caroline and David Richards’s ‘superb’ hotel.
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • b&b
  • disabled
  • gourmet
  • vegetarian_friendly

2017 Editor's Choice Seaside Hotels

Editor’s Choice Seaside Hotels

1
Special offer
Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - 3 Nights for the Price of 2 Special Offer

Salcombe

‘We rate this very highly in almost every respect.’ Praise from a reader for Keith Makepeace’s much-loved, family-run, family-friendly, dog-friendly hotel in a ‘gorgeous’ coastal setting.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
2
Special offer
The Nare

The Nare - 'Coastal Walking' Special Offer

Veryan-in-Roseland

‘The views are glorious,’ writes a Guide regular, after a visit to Toby Ashworth’s hotel above Carne Beach. ‘Each night I fell asleep to the sound of waves.’
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
3
Special offer
Romney Bay House

Romney Bay House - Three Night Special Offer

New Romney

‘After a journey along the bumpy road, we were welcomed at the door by Lisa and Clinton, who took our cases up the rather steep stairs to a lovely room.’
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • wi-fi
25% voucher
4
Special offer
The White Horse

The White Horse - 3rd Night Free Special Offer

Brancaster Staithe

‘A lovely hotel with efficient, friendly staff,’ declares a trusted Guide reader this year after a third visit to the Nye family’s inn, which gazes across tidal salt marshes to Scolt Head Island and the open sea.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • golf
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
Upgrade voucher
5
Special offer
Cary Arms & Spa

Cary Arms & Spa - Romantic Festive Twilight Spa Hideaway Special Offer

Babbacombe

‘The lodging-houses at Bablicome are magnificent to be seen, And the accommodation there would suit either king or queen.’ William Topaz McGonagall extols the beauties of Babbacombe, where Lana de Savary’s hotel sits just above the beach, at the foot of a wooded corniche road.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • mooring_available
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • honeymoon
  • fishing
  • walking
10% discount voucher
6
driftwood hotel

driftwood hotel

Portscatho

You can order a picnic hamper and walk down to a private beach through lovely gardens at Paul and Fiona Robinson’s New England-inspired hotel, or just relax on the deck, gazing across Gerrans Bay.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • gourmet
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • golf
  • parking
7
The White House

The White House

Herm

The ferry from Guernsey brings guests to this tiny, car-free island; the one and only hotel sends a tractor for their bags.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • for_wine-lovers
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
  • wildlife_watching
  • tennis
8
The Old Coastguard

The Old Coastguard

Penzance

‘They really want to give you a treat and spoil you.’ ‘A lovely and relaxing couple of days.’ Much praise this year for Charles and Edmund Inkin’s ‘buzzy’ dining pub.  
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
9
The Pig on the Beach

The Pig on the Beach

Studland

With rooms in thatched dovecotes, a shepherd’s hut and an 'eccentric’ Victorian villa, Robin Hutson’s ‘whimsical’ seaside hotel is ‘wonderfully located’ and ‘very welcoming’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • conference_meeting
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • weddings
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
10
The Idle Rocks

The Idle Rocks

St Mawes

‘We found seats on the attractive terrace’ with ‘views across St Mawes harbour to Falmouth Bay’ reports a lunchtime visitor to Caroline and David Richards’s ‘superb’ hotel.
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • b&b
  • disabled
  • gourmet
  • vegetarian_friendly

Hotels chosen in 2016

Editor’s Choice Seaside Hotels

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Hell Bay Hotel

Hell Bay Hotel

Isles of Scilly

‘Hell by name, quite the opposite by nature,’ declares a reader after visiting Robert Dorrien-Smith’s ‘gloriously located’ hotel on the smallest of the inhabited islands of Scilly. ‘Our stay was heavenly.’
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
2
The Colonsay

The Colonsay

Colonsay

You can take the ferry from Oban, or hop across on a twin-propeller plane, to discover Jane and Alex Howard’s 18th-century inn, bar and village hub, on a hillside overlooking the harbour.
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The Henley

The Henley

Bigbury-on-Sea

‘An idyllic place. . . absolute heaven.’ So say regular visitors to Martyn Scarterfield and Petra Lampe’s dog-friendly B&B with ‘fabulous views’ over Bigbury Bay.
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  • garden
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  • guesthouse
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Dunvalanree in Carradale

Dunvalanree in Carradale

CARRADALE

Alyson and Alan Milstead’s restaurant-with-rooms is ‘a lovely place, excellent for all its quirkiness,’ says a regular Guide reader in 2017.
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  • golf
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  • garden
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  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
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Last updated: October 03, 2019