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Michelin-starred chef Paul Ainsworth's handsome 18th-century townhouse offers six individually styled suites with their own unique furnishings, set high in the pretty Old Town of Padstow and tucked away from the hub of the harbour. Expect all the home comforts you could wish for, along with some pampering treats and indulgent surprises, including a superbly stocked honesty pantry with gin and whisky galore and yummy homemade cakes. Beautiful bedrooms overflow with thoughtful extras, such as flasks of malt hot chocolate at bedtime.

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A fishing trip on board the 'Emma Kate' offers an exciting way to discover a wreck-reef or enjoy a spot of mackerel fishing.

Located in the quiet old town of Padstow, the hotel is a short walk from Paul Ainsworth's restaurants No.6 and Caffè Rojano and Rick Stein's café and seafood restaurant.
​By plane: Newquay Airport is 20 minutes by car.
By car: just off the A39, Plymouth is 1 hour 15 mins away, Exeter 1hour 35 mins and Salisbury 3 hours 20 mins. Free parking is available.
By train: Bodmin Parkway and Newquay are both a 35-minute drive away, with trains to Plymouth, Penzance, London Paddington and Par.

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Style & Character

This is the ideal retreat for stylish foodies; a home-from-home with added luxuries and a little fun thrown into the mix. The quirky design- featuring unique interiors, luxurious fabrics and an array of texture and pattern - wins you over from the moment you step inside.

Service & Facilities

The bespoke picnic hamper service freshly prepared at No. 6, served in wicker-baskets with Fortnum & Mason blankets, adds a lovely treat to a day out.

  • Honesty Pantry
  • Sister restaurants
  • Bike hire
  • Photoshoot service
  • Room service
  • Local walks
  • Surfing lessons
  • Complimentary transfers
  • Estuary boat charter
  • Adults only


Each suite is a haven of luxury, created with love and care. It was love-at-first-soak in Honeycomb's freestanding slipper bath and large double rain shower, with indulgent Cornish organic skincare by Bloom Remedies.

Popcorn, Marshmallow, Bon Bon, Toffee Apple, Honeycomb, Rhubard & Custard
Facilities include: Superspeed internet, 40" curved television, Apple TV, Bloom Remedies toiletries

Food & Drink

The locally caught monkfish tail served with white crab, leek royale and jack shell gravy melts in the mouth and Paul's signature dessert, A Fairground Tale, consists of three courses of sweet treats - a show-stopping sensation to end an evening.

Caffè Rojano: Laid-back family dining. Continental and à la carte breakfasts. Open daily from 8.30am-10pm.
Paul Ainsworth at No. 6: Michelin-starred dining, reservation only. Open Tuesday-Saturday for lunch (two courses for £45) and dinner (four courses for £85).
The Mariners Public House: all-day menu, Sunday lunch. Large plates from £12.

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