Pier House

Harbour Front, Charlestown



Based on 744 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds
  • This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards, and cash

Check-in Special Instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Minimum Age


You need to know

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.
  • Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.


General description

Located in St. Austell, Cornwall, this historic hotel is situated on the picturesque harbour of Charlestown. It enjoys stunning views of the port and coastline of St. Austell Bay. Nightspots, shopping venues, and the bus and train stations are all about 4 km away. Other attractions in the area include The Shipwreck and Heritage Centre, The Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Lanhydrock House.The hotel and restaurant was built in 1794 and was originally two farm cottages. It became a farmhouse after the Rashleigh Arms was built in 1851. Then the occupants at the farm started taking in paying guests as farming prosperity declined before the First World War until the farm once again became a hotel. There are 26 rooms in total. It has a lobby, reception, 24-hour check-out service, a bar, restaurant and room service. Parking facilities are available to guests arriving by car.There are different styles of room ranging from standard singles right up to superior doubles with spa bath and sea views. Family rooms and twin rooms also feature. All are en suite, and come with a hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, central heating, a colour TV, Internet access and a direct dial telephone. An ironing set, double or king-size beds and individually regulated air conditioning are also provided.Sun parasols are provided. The nearest golf course is just under 3 km away. The nearby beach is a gravel beach.A full cooked breakfast, breakfast buffet, bistro menu and à la carte menu are all provided.


When you a stay at Pier House in St Austell, you'll be in the historical district, just steps from Charlestown Harbour and Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre. This beach bed & breakfast is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Charlestown Beach and 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Duporth Beach.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Charlestown Harbour - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Charlestown Beach - 0.2 km / 0.2 mi
Duporth Beach - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Porthpean Beach - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Pinetum Park and Pine Lodge Gardens - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Crinnis Beach - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - 2.3 km / 1.5 mi
Shorthorn Beach - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
St Austell Brewery - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Spit Beach - 4.1 km / 2.6 mi
Eden Project - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Cornwall Football Golf - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Par Sands Beach - 5.7 km / 3.5 mi
Marsh Villa Gardens - 5.7 km / 3.5 mi

The preferred airport for Pier House is Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall) - 27.4 km / 17 mi


At Pier House, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily.


Stay in one of 27 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access.

Business, and other amenities

The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.


This property is closed from January 1 2021 to May 16 2021 (dates subject to change).

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Front desk

  • Smoking area

  • Restaurant

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Smoking area
Front desk services
  • Front desk
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Does Pier House offer free breakfast?

    No, Pier House does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Pier House have non-smoking rooms

    No, Pier House doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Pier House provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Pier House have a swimming pool?

    No, Pier House does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Pier House have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Pier House does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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