37. 2 suitable for disabled.
all year except 2–31 Jan, house parties Christmas (4 days) and New Year (3 days).
lift, 2 lounges, bar, library, restaurant, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), civil wedding licence, spa (indoor swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool, seaweed baths, terrace, meadow garden, public areas wheelchair accessible, adapted toilet.
all day in bar and restaurant.
allowed in selected bedrooms, some public areas.
per room B&B single £240–£410, double £260–£480. Set dinner £50. 1-night bookings refused Fri/Sat.
Good Hotel Guide Review
While families whoop it up at sister hotel Bedruthan (see previous entry), grown-ups enjoy the serenity at this adults-only hotel and spa. A reader was impressed on arrival by valet parking, ‘a comprehensive guided tour’, complimentary tea and coffee. He admired the design (‘modern, clean lines, interesting artwork and lighting are achievable anywhere; here it’s exciting’) and the eco-friendly credentials. ‘I could go on: the restaurant, the peace, the views… the charming young staff.’ Bedrooms, most with floor-to-ceiling windows, have a terrace, balcony or courtyard garden; all enjoy sea views. ‘Ours was very comfortable (wonderful mattress), bath in the bedroom (not sure about that) and power shower.’ At dinner, chef Mike Francis cooks imaginative dishes such as pan-roasted cod, crispy oyster, Jerusalem artichoke, cavolo nero, salsa verde. One reader raved, another found the restaurant low on choice and slow on speed. Others in 2018 agreed: ‘the cooking wasn’t up to the standard of the rest of the superb hotel; flavours were generally bland.’ Breakfast has more healthy than cooked options but if you want something special, ask. (Richard Barrett, ANR)
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15% off Spa Treatments Special Offer
The Scarlet is offering 15% off pre-booked spa treatments for guests, until 30th June 2019. You might love the signature Scarlet Journey where you’ll explore your Dosha type and have the perfect blend of treatment and massage techniques, or just want to spend time in the cliff top hot tub gazing out over the Atlantic ocean. To benefit from this offer, please mention The Good Hotel Guide.