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Perched on the rugged cliffs of St Austell Bay, The Carlyon Bay Hotel features a luxury spa, award-winning restaurant and a golf course. The hotel has panoramic views and 4-star bedrooms.

With stylish décor and a flat-screen TV, the spacious rooms at Carlyon Bay each have tea/coffee facilities and private modern bathrooms. Some have wonderful views across the English Channel.

The spa features an indoor swimming pool, spa bath, steam room and heated loungers. There is also an 18-hole championship golf course, tennis courts, an outdoor pool and beauty treatment rooms.

The Bay View restaurant serves fresh seafood and fine vintage wines in formal surroundings. Dress code is smart / smart casual, with no ripped denim or sportswear. For an informal dining option, Taste Brasserie offers fine locally sourced produce, and the Spa Bar serves light meals on the elegant terrace.

Just yards from Cornwall’s sandy beaches, The Carlyon Hotel is 2 miles from the Eden Project. The Lost Gardens of Heligan can be reached in 10 minutes’ drive and St Austell center is 2 miles away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 26, 2007

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

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

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Crinnis Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    750 feet from property
  • Shorthorn Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    2,900 feet from property
  • Spit Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Porthpean Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Par Sands Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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  • Is this per person or room Thank You
    Hi, our rates are based on per person, so please ensure that you input the correct number of people staying and it will give you an accurate price. Ki...
    Answered on September 9, 2019
  • What is the price per person for dinner bed and breakfast based on a small double room.
    Good Evening, The price would depend on the date that you were looking for and how many people in the room? Did you have a date in mind? Kindest R...
    Answered on December 26, 2019
  • Is it a walk in shower or over the bath tub ? Treat for mother’s 85th birthday and don’t think she can swing her legs over a tub to get into a shower...
    Thank you for your message. Some of our bedrooms have walk-in showers but this cannot be guaranteed. The remaining rooms have a shower over bath. Kind...
    Answered on September 9, 2019
  • Have you lifts available to get to bedrooms etc.
    We have a lift to all floors.
    Answered on April 17, 2021
  • Hi, can we bring a 9 month old at the time of reservation, and do you supply a cot, or can we bring something with? Thank you
    Dear Enquirer Thank you for your message. Some of our rooms will accommodate a cot but not all. Please telephone the hotel before you make a bookin...
    Answered on February 10, 2021
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
2 Restaurants On Site

    Bay View Restaurant

    Food: British

    Taste Brasserie

    Food: British, Local

Amenities of The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa Great facilities! Review score, 8.9
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
  • Evening entertainment
  • Mini golf
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Playground
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – indoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Heated pool
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Pool 2 – outdoor Free!
  • Seasonal
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Pool cover
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Heated pool
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Slovak

House rules The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Free
2 - 3 years
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
£100 per child, per night
4 - 15 years
Extra bed by request
£100 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Due to the size of the elevator, the hotel does not offer room suitable for wheelchair users.

Please note that there is a dress code for the Bay View Restaurant which is smart/smart casual. No ripped denim or sportswear is allowed. More casual dining alternatives are also available.

Please note, the spa and golf course can become very busy and guests are asked to book any spa treatments or tee times in advance in order to avoid disappointment.

Please note the elevator will be unavailable from Monday 7th March until Thursday 14th April.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Outdoor Swimming Pool: Closed from Fri, Dec 10, 2021 until Sat, Apr 30, 2022

FAQs about The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa

  • The prices at The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa is 2.2 miles from the center of St Austell.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa on this page.

  • The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa has 2 restaurants:

    • Taste Brasserie
    • Bay View Restaurant

  • Room options at The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa include:

    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Double

  • The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Tennis court
    • Mini golf
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Tennis equipment
    • Walking tours
    • Beauty services
    • Locker rooms
    • Facial treatments
    • Beach
    • Waxing services
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Makeup services
    • Swimming pool
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Fitness

  • Guests staying at The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • The nearest beach is 800 feet from The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa.

  • Check-in at The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Carlyon Bay Hotel and Spa by:

    • Taxi 30min

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.