Merchants Manor Hotel & Spa
Nestled near the blue waters of the English Channel, Merchants Manor Hotel & Spa is a scenic hillside hideaway welcoming you to the south coast of Cornwall with lush gardens, stunning sea views, and a unique spa experience. Built in 1913, the white-stone country home’s classic, upscale quarters speak of the hotel’s history, while the picturesque location places you perfectly between the lively town of Falmouth and the coast’s best beaches.
- Stay in one of 37 impeccably designed rooms, or treat yourself to one of 2 luxury residences
- Savor the best of West Country cooking in the award-winning Rastella restaurant
- Be pampered with an invigorating body detox or a full massage at the Linen Rooms spa
- Swim in the indoor heated swimming pool, rejuvenate in the steam room, or detox in the Nordic barrel sauna
- Work out at the cutting-edge Technogym, with a Kinesis Wall and rowing machines
Merchants Manor Hotel & Spa’s proximity to both the beach and the town make it the perfect base to explore the many charms of this picturesque coastal town. With an incredible vantage point overlooking the sea, the pretty, white-stone house marries upscale accommodation with an idyllic setting.
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The 37 guestrooms are tastefully furnished with wooden flooring, vintage furniture, and pieces by local designers. The Comfy Double Rooms have a maritime theme with one of the rooms containing a mirror shaped like a ship’s wheel; the Original House Rooms reflect the hotel’s heritage; while the Big Comfy Balcony Rooms offer fine sea views from a private balcony, a lounge area, and, as with other rooms, local Falmouth artwork.
For the ultimate in luxury, consider booking a stay at the tastefully designed luxury residences, two spacious self-catering properties featuring timber cladding and handmade tiles. With a 30 ft private garden, two bedrooms, and Jacuzzi — as well as a private chef if you upgrade your package — this is the ultimate way to unwind in style when in Falmouth. The welcome basket is a charming addition.
Accommodating staff are on hand to assist when needed throughout your stay at Merchants Manor Hotel & Spa.
Get the very best features of a luxury hotel within the comforts of a residential setting.
Sample the freshest, finest produce the West Country has to offer at the Merchants Manor Hotel & Spa, all under the expert guidance of Chef Hylton Espey. From the butter churned on-site at the hotel to the handmade sandwiches served for afternoon tea and the exquisite top-class cuisine at the award-winning Rastella restaurant, the dining experience at the hotel is one to savor.
Rastella – Using local ingredients and suppliers, from foragers to lobster fishermen, the award-winning Rastella showcases West Country produce in exquisite dishes with names such as Working Boat (Porthilly oysters, Exmoor caviar, Newlyn squid), and Through the Gap (sustainable fish, celery, beurre noisette). Come for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Bar & Lounge – This cozy lounge area is the place to go for cocktails, wine by the fire, light snacks, cheese platters, and afternoon tea with delicious macarons. The Smugglers Breakfast will set you up beautifully for a day by the seaside. You can also head to the garden for your aperitif.
At Merchants Manor Hotel & Spa, your wellness and wellbeing is well looked after. Work out in the state-of-the-art gym, with equipment by Technogym, or try a yoga, meditation, or Pilates class. Luxuriate in the Linen Rooms spa, where therapists combine ancient techniques with the latest wellness learnings, and choose from the long list of treatments using exclusive Temple Spa products. Drift away in the indoor pool, relax in the sauna, and explore the lush hotel gardens.
Outside the hotel, Falmouth’s two beaches — broad Gyllyngvase and the cove-like Swanpool — are a short walk away. Head into town for the National Maritime Museum, and Falmouth Art Gallery, or wander around the 30 acres of Trelissick National Trust Garden. Browse the town’s bookstores and boutiques, and try the legendary fish and chips at Rick Stein’s Fish. For seafaring fun, take a boat trip from the port, or organize surfing and kayaking at the Elemental adventure center.
Merchants Manor Hotel & Spa
Located in the quaint but vibrant town of Falmouth, famous for its harbor, maritime heritage, and seaside activities, Merchants Manor Hotel & Spa overlooks the English Channel, on the coast of southern Cornwall.
Cornwall Airport Newquay is 30 mi / 48 km away.
Falmouth Town train station is a 10-minute drive away, and connects with London Paddington, changing at Truro.