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When to book a hotel in Cornwall
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Top tips for finding the perfect Cornwall hotel deal
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Cornwall for 5 days.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Cornwall if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Cornwall, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Cornwall in November and December.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Cornwall found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £20, while the most expensive was £516.
Book at least 80 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Cornwall accommodation.
If you are interested in art and culture, St. Ives in Cornwall is an ideal place for you to stay. St. Ives is home to the St. Ives Tate modern art museum and was the birthplace of the famous St. Ives Group art movement. Hotels like the St. Ives Bay Hotel will put you just a 15min walk from the Tate museum and close to other nearby art galleries and museums. You can book a hotel that fits your necessities through KAYAK.
If you want to enjoy a relaxing and luxurious break in Cornwall, why not book into one of the area’s spa hotels? Take in the beautiful ocean views from the Mullion Cove Hotel & Spa or enjoy a pampering session at The Falmouth.
Cornwall is a popular destination for surfing because of its many enclosed bays and powerful currents. If you’re a pro on your board, or you want to take some surfing lessons during your stay, there are plenty of great spots to choose from. Hotels in Newquay, such as the Pentire Hotel, will base you just a 5min drive from the popular Cribbar Surfing Point, famous for its large waves. Meanwhile, the Whitsand Bay Holiday Park near Rame Head is located just a 3min drive from the Adventure Bay Surf School.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Cornwall
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Cornwall. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular destination is St. Ives (54% of total searches to Cornwall). The next most popular destinations are Newquay (29%) and Falmouth (9%). Searches for hotels in Penzance (8%) are also popular.
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Cornwall for as cheap as £26 (Tintagel) in the last 3 days. The average price is £208.
In the last 72 hours, users have found Cornwall hotels for tonight for as low as £55 (Camelford). Users have also found 3-star hotels from £55 (Camelford) and 4-star+ hotels from £73 (Looe).
In the last 72 hours, users have found Cornwall hotels for this weekend for as low as £32 (Newquay) per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from £67 (Newquay) and 4-star+ hotels from £69 (Newquay).
One of the most popular family-friendly tourist spots in Cornwall is the Lappa Valley, located around a 15min drive inland from Newquay on the north Cornish coast. If you plan to visit the Lappa Valley during your stay, plenty of hotels nearby cater to family groups. For instance, The Plume of Feathers guesthouse is located around a 10min drive away and has a family room with games and activities for kids to enjoy. Meanwhile, nearby accommodation, such as the Trewerry Cottages, will put you just a 5min drive from the Lappa Valley and a 15min drive from Newquay Beach.
Cornwall has beautiful walking trails and plenty of golf courses, especially along the coast between Newquay and Widemouth Bay. If you love outdoor exercise and want to enjoy a few rounds of golf during your stay, hotels such as the Bowood Park Hotel & Golf Club or the Atlantic Hotel in Newquay are within walking distance of the links. These hotels will also give you easy access to popular hiking routes, such as the South West Coast Path.
Cornwall is home to numerous historical sites, particularly in the Penderleath area. Travellers to this region can visits places like Giew Mine, Trink Hill, and Zennor Quoit among others. If you want to make the most of these attractions during your stay, hotels in and around Penderleath are good options for you. For instance, The Countryman hotel is located around a 5min drive from Trink Hill and Giew Mine whilst the Balnoon Inn is just a 15min drive from historical sites such as Zennor Quoit and the Giant’s Rock.
Where to stay in Cornwall?
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