The Lugger Hotel

Portloe, Truro, England

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19
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Ratings Breakdown

  • Rooms19.5
  • Public Spaces18
  • Service19
  • Overall19
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Hotel Description

Tucked away in a hidden cove on the Cornish coast, the Lugger won’t be mistaken for one of England’s new crop of splashy, fashin-conscious country boutiques. This is no criticism, either. The Lugger, once a seventeenth-century smugglers’ inn, is the kind of quiet and remote hotel where you go to make a getaway, rather than an entrance.

That’s not to say it isn’t charming and comfortable — it certainly is. It’s just to say that the Lugger does just what a good down-to-earth seaside escape should do, and does it exceedingly well. The interiors are warm and inviting, contemporary but not modernist, luxurious but not precious, and the service is attentively old-fashioned.

Bedrooms are neither frilly nor stark, but stylish, simple and plush, with overstuffed beds and plentiful pillows, and a soothing palette of muted creams and greys. Bathrooms are just right, no marble or gold plating, just deep oversized tubs and separate (and torrential) showers. All the rooms are different: some larger than others, and some with better views.

The Lugger experience wouldn’t be complete without a meal in the hotel restaurant overlooking the harbor. Dinner is an elegant three-course affair accompanied by a wide selection of wines, with an emphasis on seafood, especially Portloe lobster and locally harvested crab.

Please note: The Lugger Hotel is unable to accommodate children under 12 years old.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 21 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room service

Need to Know

Credit card deposit required at time of booking.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

11am

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room service

Need to Know

Credit card deposit required at time of booking.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

11am

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