The Lugger Hotel

Portloe, Truro, UK
21 Rooms
Contemporary Classic & Quiet
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MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

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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The Lugger Hotel
Portloe, Truro, UK

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Free parking
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Lounge
  • Cribs (subject to availability)
  • Parking
  • Beachfront

Need to Know

  • When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
  • WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
  • Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Children of any age are allowed.
  • Children up to and including 2 years old stay for free when using an available cot.
  • Children up to and including 12 years old stay for £25 per person per night when using an existing bed.
  • You haven't added any extra beds.
  • Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
  • Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Check in: 14:00
Check out: 11:00

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