Porth Avallen Hotel

Sea Road, Carlyon Bay


Very good

Based on 643 reviews
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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
  • This property accepts Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted

Check-in Special Instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. 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; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.


General description

From our country house hotel by the sea the only thing we overlook is the bay.Our spectacular clifftop location offers a 180 degree sea view over Carlyon Bay. Set in award-winning gardens this privately owned hotel is family-run and has the cosy ambience of a country house by the sea. We offer an ideal base for exploring Cornwall's many attractions. The South West Coastal Path is just yards from the hotel entrance and you can walk for miles along the coastline.We offer ample free parking in our private car park disabled access to all public areas and high-speed Wi-Fi broadband access. All rooms are en suite and well-appointed. A children's tariff is available. Please contact reservations for full details.Our staff offer a warm welcome and friendly service. This combined with comfortable surroundings and delightful cuisine ensure a memorable visit and one we are sure you will want to repeat.


With a stay at Porth Avallen Hotel in St Austell, you'll be by the sea, within a 15-minute drive of Eden Project and Crinnis Beach. This hotel is 12.5 mi (20.1 km) from Bodmin Jail and 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Shorthorn Beach.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Charlestown Beach - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Charlestown Harbour - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Crinnis Beach - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Duporth Beach - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Shorthorn Beach - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Pinetum Park and Pine Lodge Gardens - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Porthpean Beach - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Cornwall Football Golf - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Spit Beach - 3.2 km / 2 mi
St Austell Brewery - 3.8 km / 2.4 mi
Par Sands Beach - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
South West Coast Path Section 33 Trailhead - 4.7 km / 2.9 mi
Eden Project - 5 km / 3.1 mi

The preferred airport for Porth Avallen Hotel is Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall) - 25.7 km / 16 mi


At Porth Avallen Hotel, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge.


Make yourself at home in one of the 28 guestrooms. Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations are provided.


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

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and laundry facilities. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.


This property is closed from November 5 2020 to December 2 2020 (dates subject to change).

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Front desk

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Restaurant

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Non-smoking hotel
Front desk services
  • Front desk
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Does Porth Avallen Hotel offer free breakfast?

    No, Porth Avallen Hotel does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Porth Avallen Hotel have non-smoking rooms

    No, Porth Avallen Hotel doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Porth Avallen Hotel provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Porth Avallen Hotel have a swimming pool?

    No, Porth Avallen Hotel does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Porth Avallen Hotel have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Porth Avallen Hotel does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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