Located on the cliff-top overlooking St Austell Bay, Hotel Porth Avallen offers three-star accommodation in Cornwall.
Rooms are ensuite and come equipped with tea and coffee making facilities. Each room contains a digital TV and a telephone, along with a work desk. Deluxe and superior rooms have views over the sea.
Car rental is available and the hotel has conference facilities. Room service is available and there are shops on-site. Free parking is available and there is a porter service. Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided throughout and the hotel has a laundry service.
Located on-site is Reflections Restaurant, which has a varied menu that changes regularly. Meals are freshly cooked and many ingredients come from local suppliers.
Porth Avallen hotel is walking distance from the beach and the Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre is a ten minute walk. Eden Project can be reached in nine minutes by car.
The hotel offers spectacular views, and has a peaceful atmosphere that enhances the tranquil location. Many guests have enjoyed overlooking the sea, and have noted that coastal walks are just minutes away. Reviews have also pointed out that sitting outside on the terrace provides a wonderful outlook.
Good meals with a wide selection.
The meals at the restaurant are often praised. Guests have described many of the meals as “delicious”, and have noted that the food is well-priced and offers good value for money. Many reviews have complimented the selection of main meals on offer.
Spacious rooms with comfortable beds.
There have been no complaints regarding the size of the rooms. Many guests have praised the generous size of the rooms, and have found them pleasantly spacious. Reviews have commented on the comfortable beds.
Tired decor in some rooms.
Your room décor may be down to the luck of the draw, as some guests have noted that many rooms appear dated. Refurbishments are reputedly underway, and guests who have stayed in the completed rooms have been highly complimentary of the interior.
Service seems to vary.
The staff at the hotel have received mixed reviews from both ends of the spectrum. Many guests have commented that all employees are highly welcoming with excellent local knowledge, and felt that the service was good throughout their stay. Other reviews have expressed disappointment in their treatment, and noted that the hotel seems understaffed at times.
Limited breakfast menu.
Many guests have complimented the food, although it has been noted that the breakfast menu could have a little more variety. Guests have lamented that there is only a small selection of tinned fruit.
On-site boutique shopping
WiFi in public areas
Free WiFi (public areas)
Late check out
Balcony (upon inquiry)
Free WiFi (rooms)
Sea Road , PL25 3SG , St Austell , United Kingdom Telephone: +44(1726)812802 | Fax: +44(1726)817097 | Official Homepage