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Set 250 yards from Towan Beach, Smugglers Rest offers accommodation with a bar, a shared lounge and a 24-hour front desk for your convenience. The bed and breakfast features both WiFi and private parking free of charge.

Smugglers Rest offers a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer, free toiletries and shower.

The accommodation offers a buffet or Full English/Irish breakfast.

Smugglers Rest offers a terrace.

Guests at the bed and breakfast can enjoy cycling nearby, or make the most of the garden.

Popular points of interest near Smugglers Rest include Great Western Beach, The Harbour Beach and Newquay Blue Reef Aquarium. The nearest airport is Newquay Cornwall Airport, 6.2 miles from the accommodation.

This is our guests' favourite part of Newquay, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Smugglers Rest has been welcoming guests since 23 Jul 2017.

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Newquay, this property has an excellent location score of 9.9

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site


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About Smugglers Rest

Welcoming guests since 23 Jul 2017

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  • Hi there Do you have parking nearby and a twin room on lower floor? Would like to stay between 10-12th sept please. Kind regards Chris

    hello Chris we have parking at the house ( subject to availability ) and at weekends parking on private land opposite all our rooms are on he first floor and above ( for this year first floor only ) until restrictions are lifted. regards john

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    Answered on 16 June 2021
  • do you allow pets 2 sm dogs cheers

    Hello we do allow two dogs to one room but all depends on size / date etc as we could have other guests in with pets at the same time. there is a small charge for pets as this allows for the carpet to be deep cleaned after departure. regards John

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    Answered on 15 June 2021

Host Information

Host review score 9.9

we are located within 100 metres of the beach and set back just from the main road with the bus stations 100 metres to our left and the train station 5 minutes to our right.very centrally located but off the beaten track to allow for a peaceful nights sleep

Languages spoken: English

Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Captain Jacks
    0 miles
  • Cafe/bar costa coffee
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Maharajah Indian Restaurant
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant The Griffin inn
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/bar Steam
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/bar Driftwood
    0.1 miles
Natural beauty
  • Sea/ocean Atlantic
    0.1 miles
  • Mountain Newquay Zoo
    0.2 miles
  • Mountain Eden Project
    10 miles
  • Mountain Lost Gardens of Heligan
    10 miles
Ski lifts
  • Blue Reef Aquarium
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Towan Beach
    250 yards
  • Great Western Beach
    350 yards
  • The Harbour Beach
    600 yards
  • Tolcarne Beach
    600 yards
  • Fistral Beach
    1,450 yards
Closest airports
  • Newquay Cornwall Airport
    4.2 miles
  • Land's End Airport
    33.7 miles
How to get to Smugglers Rest from Newquay Cornwall Airport
    Free parking is available.
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Facilities of Smugglers Rest
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Tumble dryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Beach
  • Water park Off-site Additional charge
  • Water sport facilities on site Additional charge
  • Snorkelling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Games room
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Bottle of water
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives

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House rules
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14:00 - 20:00


06:00 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 06:00.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

The fine print

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Please inform Smugglers Rest in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Legal information

Managed by a private host. EU and/or national consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply. Learn more

FAQs about Smugglers Rest

  • Check-in at Smugglers Rest is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Smugglers Rest is 400 yards from the centre of Newquay.

  • Smugglers Rest offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Games room
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Water park
    • Horse riding
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Beach

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Smugglers Rest by:

    • Taxi 10min

  • The prices at Smugglers Rest may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Smugglers Rest include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Family

  • The nearest beach is just 100 yards from Smugglers Rest.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Smugglers Rest (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Guests staying at Smugglers Rest can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet